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Description:ISBN 0571228410 / Author: Manju Kapur / Genre: Fiction / Publisher: Faber and Faber
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by - written on 11/03/08, updated on 17/01/10 (Very useful, 250 readings)
In a past job I used to visit India several times a year for work and I got to know some of my local colleagues quite well. We understood each other on most things but there was always a colossal culture gap in one area of our lives - our views and experience of marriage and family were totally alien to each other. We could talk for days but for me to get my head around the idea of arranged marriage and living in an extended family was every bit as difficult as them trying to understand how I could have married someone my parents didn't know or approve of and then live a life pretty much separated from both our families. And as for my husband and me not wanting children, Read the complete review
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