Get 2 top 10 audiobooks free with a LoveReading exclusive

LoveReading has teamed up with Audiobooks.com to give you the chance to get 2 free audiobooks when you sign up. Try it for 30 days for free with no strings attached. You can cancel anytime, although we're sure you'll love it. Click the button to find out more:

Find out more

The Obscure Logic of the Heart

by Priya Basil

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

LoveReading View on The Obscure Logic of the Heart

Following the success of her debut novel Ishq and Mushq Basil has produced another beautifully written story. Two young lovers pursue a secret relationship, both are so different and yet drawn to each other passionately, all the while knowing that their liaison, if discovered, will have disastrous effects.

The Obscure Logic of the Heart Synopsis

Two lives, two loves, and two faiths. Lina Mayur has always been the apple of her father's strict eye. When she meets Anil, a wealthy, cultured and decidedly liberal student of architecture from Kenya's Asian community, the intensity of her feelings for someone so different takes her by surprise. She is political and he is not; she is of modest background and he is not; she is a Muslim and he is not ...While Lina's parents still dream of a suitable boy for their eldest daughter, she engages in an intricate game of deceit to hide her blossoming relationship. When Lina's mother comes upon a hidden suitcase of their love letters, a moral chasm as big as the African continent Lina is determined to save begins to carve open her heart.

Win £100 To Spend At Your Local Bookshop and £25 for the Best Book Shelfie

Win £100 To Spend At Your Local Bookshop and £25 for the Best Book Shelfie

Closing date: 25/11/2018

We want to support you and your local bookshop so we are offering £100 to spend at your local bookshop for the winner. We are offering a runner-up prize of £25 to spend at your local bookshop for the best "Shelfie". The competition will close on Sunday 25th November. £100 will be credited with your local bookstore and must be spent there within 12 months of receipt.

Enter Now

If you loved this, you might like these...

Christmas at the Beach Hut
Miss Marley
An Unsuitable Match
The Lion Tamer Who Lost

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780552773850
Publication date: 07/07/2011
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780593060261
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Publisher: Doubleday an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780593060261
Publication date: 7th January 2010
Author: Priya Basil
Publisher: Doubleday an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories:

About Priya Basil

Priya Basil was born in London in 1977. She spent her childhood in Kenya and now divides her time between London and Berlin. The Obscure Logic of the Heart  is her second novel.

More About Priya Basil

More Books By Priya Basil

Cover for The Obscure Logic of the Heart by Priya Basil
Cover for Ishq and Mushq by Priya Basil
View All Books By Priya Basil

Share this book