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The Obscure Logic of the Heart by Priya Basil
  

The Obscure Logic of the Heart

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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.

If you like Priya Basil you might also like to read books by Jhumpa Lahiri, Kamila Shamsie and Alison McQueen.

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Synopsis

The Obscure Logic of the Heart by Priya Basil

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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When it comes to duplicity and intrigue, Goddard is second to none.
-- Daily Mail


About the Author

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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Book Info

Publication date

7th January 2010

Author

Priya Basil

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www.priyabasil.com/

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Publisher

Doubleday an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Hardback
400 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
Literary Fiction
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780593060261

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