DARKER SIDE AND A STREAK OF SELFISHNESS IN VIKRAM SETH’S A SUITABLE BOY
A Suitable Boy (1993) is a novel by Indian creator and Stanford financial analyst Vikram Seth. More than 1,500 pages long, it is a family adventure. Commentators commended A Suitable Boy for its examining, all encompassing investigation of India's social standards, just as its mix of satire and romance, fact and fiction. Seth got an exceedingly uncommon 1.1-million-dollar advance for the novel, a reality that created some excitement in the Indian press. Hence, the look for a qualified suitor ends up not the sole center, however a microcosm for Seth's entire story approach, which puts issues of family and notoriety at the heart. The novel took over 10 years to finish. Because of its length, social investigation, and practical linguistic style, A Suitable Boy is frequently contrasted with George Eliot's Middlemarch (1871). It is not only humorous but grim plot where many serious issues have been exposed and real picture of humans was displayed.