Marriage Material

Sathnam Sanghera (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Europa Editions
Publish Date
February 16, 2016
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.3 X 1.1 X 8.2 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781609453077
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About the Author

Sathnam Sanghera was born in 1976. He is an award-winning writer for The Times. His first book, The Boy with the Topknot: A Memoir of Love, Secrets and Lies in Wolverhampton, was shortlisted for the 2008 Costa Biography Award and the 2009 PEN/Ackerley Prize and named 2009 Mind Book of the Year. Marriage Material is his first novel.

Reviews

"A hugely enjoyable read, packed with plot twists and laugh out loud set pieces, but it is also tender and insightful." - "The Sunday Express"
"A satirical masterpiece...Sanghera is such an engaging and versatile writer that the pages fly by in a flurry of pathos, politics, and pandemonium." - "Sunday Telegraph"
"Moving and affecting...There is a really, really fine novelist here."
- Kamila Shamsie, S"aturday Review," BBC Radio 4
""Marriage Material"is a wonderfully engaging book, full of heart and wit. Its exploration of what it means to feel torn is rich and subtle. Its characters stay with you." - "The Financial Times"
"Smart, funny and melancholy, Sanghera's debut novel goes straight to the heart of family life."
- "Marie Claire""
"Sanghera's precise, hilarious rendition of voices and cultural details is the signal pleasure of a novel rich in humor, history, and heart." "Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)
"
"A hugely enjoyable read, packed with plot twists and laugh out loud set pieces, but it is also tender and insightful." - "The Sunday Express
"
"A satirical masterpiece...Sanghera is such an engaging and versatile writer that the pages fly by in a flurry of pathos, politics, and pandemonium." - "Sunday Telegraph
"
"Moving and affecting...There is a really, really fine novelist here."
- Kamila Shamsie, S"aturday Review," BBC Radio 4
""Marriage Material"is a wonderfully engaging book, full of heart and wit. Its exploration of what it means to feel torn is rich and subtle. Its characters stay with you." - "The Financial Times
"
"Smart, funny and melancholy, Sanghera's debut novel goes straight to the heart of family life."
- "Marie Claire""
Praise for "Marriage Material"
"Sanghera's precise, hilarious rendition of voices and cultural details is the signal pleasure of a novel rich in humor, history, and heart."
"Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)
"
Sanghera reaches hearts and minds with an unforgettably companionable narrator. " Booklist"
"A hugely enjoyable read, packed with plot twists and laugh out loud set pieces, but it is also tender and insightful." "The Sunday Express
"
"A satirical masterpiece...Sanghera is such an engaging and versatile writer that the pages fly by in a flurry of pathos, politics, and pandemonium." "Sunday Telegraph
"
"Moving and affecting...There is a really, really fine novelist here."
Kamila Shamsie, S"aturday Review," BBC Radio 4
""Marriage Material"is a wonderfully engaging book, full of heart and wit. Its exploration of what it means to feel torn is rich and subtle. Its characters stay with you." "The Financial Times
"
"Smart, funny and melancholy, Sanghera's debut novel goes straight to the heart of family life."
Marie Claire"
Praise for Marriage Material
"Sanghera's novel is singularly realist, filled with details of the lives of Sikhs from the late '60s to the riots of 2011. The divisions within the Sikh population are poignantly and comically captured in the protests against the Wolverhampton Transport Department's ban on Turbans..."
--Los Angeles Review of Books
"Sanghera's precise, hilarious rendition of voices and cultural details is the signal pleasure of a novel rich in humor, history, and heart."
--Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

"Sanghera reaches hearts and minds with an unforgettably companionable narrator."
--Booklist
"A hugely enjoyable read, packed with plot twists and laugh out loud set pieces, but it is also tender and insightful."
--The Sunday Express

"A satirical masterpiece...Sanghera is such an engaging and versatile writer that the pages fly by in a flurry of pathos, politics, and pandemonium."
--Sunday Telegraph

"Moving and affecting...There is a really, really fine novelist here."
--Kamila Shamsie, Saturday Review, BBC Radio 4
"Marriage Material is a wonderfully engaging book, full of heart and wit. Its exploration of what it means to feel torn is rich and subtle. Its characters stay with you."
--The Financial Times

"Smart, funny and melancholy, Sanghera's debut novel goes straight to the heart of family life."
--Marie Claire
Praise for Marriage Material
-Sanghera's novel is singularly realist, filled with details of the lives of Sikhs from the late '60s to the riots of 2011. The divisions within the Sikh population are poignantly and comically captured in the protests against the Wolverhampton Transport Department's ban on Turbans...-
--Los Angeles Review of Books
-Sanghera's precise, hilarious rendition of voices and cultural details is the signal pleasure of a novel rich in humor, history, and heart.-
--Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

-Sanghera reaches hearts and minds with an unforgettably companionable narrator.-
--Booklist
-A hugely enjoyable read, packed with plot twists and laugh out loud set pieces, but it is also tender and insightful.-
--The Sunday Express

-A satirical masterpiece...Sanghera is such an engaging and versatile writer that the pages fly by in a flurry of pathos, politics, and pandemonium.-
--Sunday Telegraph

-Moving and affecting...There is a really, really fine novelist here.-
--Kamila Shamsie, Saturday Review, BBC Radio 4
-Marriage Material is a wonderfully engaging book, full of heart and wit. Its exploration of what it means to feel torn is rich and subtle. Its characters stay with you.-
--The Financial Times

-Smart, funny and melancholy, Sanghera's debut novel goes straight to the heart of family life.-
--Marie Claire
Praise for Marriage Material

"Sanghera's novel is singularly realist, filled with details of the lives of Sikhs from the late '60s to the riots of 2011. The divisions within the Sikh population are poignantly and comically captured in the protests against the Wolverhampton Transport Department's ban on Turbans..."
--Los Angeles Review of Books

"Sanghera's precise, hilarious rendition of voices and cultural details is the signal pleasure of a novel rich in humor, history, and heart."
--Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

"Sanghera reaches hearts and minds with an unforgettably companionable narrator."
--Booklist

"A hugely enjoyable read, packed with plot twists and laugh out loud set pieces, but it is also tender and insightful."
--The Sunday Express

"A satirical masterpiece...Sanghera is such an engaging and versatile writer that the pages fly by in a flurry of pathos, politics, and pandemonium."
--Sunday Telegraph

"Moving and affecting...There is a really, really fine novelist here."
--Kamila Shamsie (author of Home Fire), Saturday Review, BBC Radio 4

"Marriage Material is a wonderfully engaging book, full of heart and wit. Its exploration of what it means to feel torn is rich and subtle. Its characters stay with you."
--The Financial Times

"Smart, funny and melancholy, Sanghera's debut novel goes straight to the heart of family life."
--Marie Claire