Modernity jostles with tradition in this romantic comedy as Zoya must choose between her family's expectations and the opportunity of a lifetime.
In this hilarious comedy of manners set in Mumbai, where modernity jostles with tradition, Balli Kaur Jaswal's EROTIC STORIES FOR PUNJABI WIDOWS meets Kevin Kwan's CRAZY RICH ASIANS.
'An entertaining and delightful story about breaking tradition, creating your own path, and standing your ground' Jane Igharo, author of Ties That Tether Zoya is not a perfect Indian daughter. She's overweight, independent and unmarried in a society that values slim, obedient women.
And at twenty-six, she is hurtling towards her expiration date in Mumbai's arranged marriage super-mart. But when her family's matchmaking finally works, everything seems to be on the up - all until she is offered a dream job in New York City.
Zoya must now make the choice of a lifetime, but not without a few cultural casualties and, of course, an accidental love story along the way . . .
With writing that is witty and accessible, Bhatia tells an entertaining and delightful story about breaking tradition, creating your own path, and standing your ground. - Jane Igharo, author of Ties That Tether