Love is difficult, but always worth it.
In India, love manifests itself in many forms. This centuries-old culture has defined and redefined the concept of love for all the world to see. But like any people, love in India has its own trials and tribulations. Heartbreak and ecstasy coexist together, and that is where love’s beauty lies.
In Joys and Woes of Marriage in India, 20 short stories address love and marriage across the spectrum. Ranging in topics from dowries, in-laws, finances and so much more, these 20 illuminating stories crystallize what it means to be in love, and what it takes to maintain it. Focusing on the modern Indian woman – independent, intelligent and determined – these insightful and humorous stories shine a light on people who have suffered in darkness for too long.
And when you read these heartfelt stories, perhaps you’ll see yourselves in them. Literature is a window to the soul, and these artfully crafted words will make you look at love – and understand it – more than you ever dreamed possible.