Love Marriage by Monica Ali, Read by Ayesha Dharker
A Darkly Comic Story
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Ayesha Dharker performs Love Marriage, Monica Ali’s darkly comic audiobook, smartly and sensitively, giving each character their due. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss this finely crafted novel, narrated with subtle and unique intonations for each character, whether British or Indian immigrants. Her portrayal of the conflicted heroine, Dr. Yasmin Ghorami, is apt and captures all of her angst. The plot traces the family’s intersections with Yasmin’s coming marriage to another young doctor, whose shrouded backstory initiates the action. Secrets are revealed and lives are altered in this finely tuned fiction.
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