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The Obscure Logic of the Heart

by Priya Basil

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

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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.

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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.

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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,
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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.

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