The Wedding Wallah

The Wedding Wallah

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Mr Ali's flourishing marriage bureau seems to have chalked up another success when his ward, Pari, receives a surprise proposal from a rich, handsome aristocrat. But why is the boy's family so keen to get him married to Pari - an orphan, a widow, and now a single mother? Meanwhile Communist insurgents on the warpath in India's rural hinterland, and gays on the march for their rights in the big cities of Bombay and Delhi seem from another world. But soon these threatening forces invade the peaceful lives of Mr and Mrs Ali, their son Rehman and their able assistant Aruna...show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Abacus
  • United Kingdom
  • 0748119817
  • 9780748119813

About Farahad Zama

Farahad works for an investment bank. The Marriage Bureau for Rich People was a Richard & Judy/Daily Mail selection and was shortlisted for Waterstone's First Novel at the 2009 National Book Awards and a Muslim Writers Award, and it won the 2009 Melissa Nathan Award.show more