Marriage of a thousand lies

  • 275 Pages
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Marriage, Fiction, Immigrant families, Lesbians, Sri La
StatementSJ Sindu
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3619.I5688 M37 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination275 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26927453M
ISBN 101616957905
ISBN 139781616957902
LC Control Number2016047187
OCLC/WorldCa959033121

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” —Autostraddle “A powerful critique of marriage, tradition and religion.” —Gaysi “Marriage of a Thousand Lies is a Reviews: As Lucky—an outsider no matter what choices she makes—is pushed to the breaking point, Marriage of a Thousand Lies offers a vivid exploration of a life lived at a complex intersection of race, sexuality, and nationality.

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‘Marriage of a Thousand Lies’ by SJ Sindu. Author: Allison Punch Aug Marriage of a Thousand Lies is a heartfelt debut novel that follows the journey of Lakshmi, a Sri Lankan-American lesbian married to Krishna, a gay Indian man.

Theirs is a marriage of convenience; a heterosexual front designed to stop questions from family about their sexuality. Marriage of a Thousand Lies featured on Book Riot’s Must-Read Books About Complicated Marriages. Marriage of a Thousand Lies featured on Mental Floss 25 Amazing Books by Asian American and Pacific Islander Authors You Need to Read.

Marriage of a Thousand Lies is May Mocha Girls Read Book Club Pick. As Lucky—an outsider no matter what choices she makes—is pushed to the breaking point, Marriage of a Thousand Lies offers a vivid exploration of a life lived at a complex intersection of race, sexuality, and nationality.

The result is a profoundly American debut novel shot through with humor and loss, a story of love, family, and the truths /5(8). Marriage of a Thousand Lies is not only important: it's also a beautiful book, with fresh, tidy prose, and complex, flawed characters, a novel that is at once sad and hopeful.

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A necessary and exciting addition to both the Sri Lankan-American and LGBTQ canons, SJ Sindu's debut novel Marriage of a Thousand Lies offers a moving and sharply rendered exploration of friendship, family, love, and loss.

Lucky and her husband, Krishna, are gay. They present an illusion of marital bliss to their conservative Sri Lankan-American families, while each dates on the side. It's not Author: SJ Sindu. Marriage of a Thousand Lies was a fascinating and interesting book.

It reveals how challenging “coming out” can be for some individuals and why. Kris and Lucky are married, gay and in a marriage of pure convenience. They both lead secretive lifestyles due to the strict traditions and beliefs held in their Sri Lankan and Indian culture.

Marriage of a Thousand Lies is not only important: it’s also a beautiful book, with fresh, tidy prose, and complex, flawed characters, a novel that is at once sad and hopeful. ” —Autostraddle “A powerful critique of marriage, tradition and religion.” —Gaysi “Marriage of a Thousand Lies is a deeply affecting work in many s: A necessary and exciting addition to both the Sri Lankan-American and LGBTQ canons, SJ Sindu's debut novel Marriage of a Thousand Lies offers a moving and sharply rendered exploration of friendship, family, love, and loss.

Lucky and her husband, Krishna, are gay.

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J TO BE WHO SHE IS AND NOT DISAPPEAR — this is the great challenge for Lucky (Lakshmi), the main character of SJ Sindu’s debut, Marriage of a Thousand Lies (Soho, June ). The. books: ‘marriage of a thousand lies’ Written by KATIE MARTIN Posted J Filed Under: A+E, Books SJ Sindu on her debut novel and growing up.

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Good books make you feel: nostalgia, fear, books give words to a feeling you held deep within yourself but couldn’t name. Marriage of a Thousand Lies is one of the latter.

A lot of Marriage of a Thousand Lies’s plot revolves around the main character, Lucky, trying to express her queer identity and remain close to her conservative on: P Street, Suite Independent Publisher Book Awards Silver Medalist for LGBT+ Fiction Longlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Praise for Marriage of a Thousand Lies “What a gorgeous, heartbreaking novel How Lucky tries to free herself from a life of lies is an incredibly compelling tale.” —Roxane Gay.

Marriage of a Thousand Lies: : SJ Sindu: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New. Get this from a library. Marriage of a thousand lies: a novel. [SJ Sindu] -- "Lakshmi, called Lucky, is an unemployed millennial programmer.

She likes to dance, to have a drink or two, and she makes art on commission. Fifty bucks gets you high-resolution digital images of. Marriage of a Thousand Lies SJ Sindu. Soho, $25 (p) ISBN Buy this book. An unusual marriage of convenience sets in motion Sindu’s perceptive, subtle, and provocative first.

Marriage of A Thousand Lies (Book): Sindu, SJ: "Lakshmi, called Lucky, is an unemployed millennial programmer. She likes to dance, to have a drink or two, and she makes art on commission. Fifty bucks gets you high-resolution digital images of anything you want (orcs, mermaids, cos-playing couples in sexy boudoir scenes) and a nice frameable print.

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Average Customer Ratings. Overall. 4 out of 5 stars out of 5 Stars 19 4 Stars 11 3 Stars This is the first book I have read/listened to where the protangist is not heterosexual.

This book brings a mixture of sexuality, culture and societal expectations that I identify with. SJ Sindu (born Novem ) is a Sri Lankan American novelist and short story writer. Her first novel, Marriage of a Thousand Lies, was released by Soho Press in Junewon the Publishing Triangle Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction, and was named an American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book.

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Sindu on June 13th Pages: Published by Soho Press Genres: Fiction, LGBTQ, Multicultural Lucky and her husband, Krishna, are gay.

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They present an illusion of marital bliss to their conservative Sri Lankan–American families, while each dates on the side. Marriage of A Thousand Lies (Book): Sindu, SJ: "Lakshmi, called Lucky, is an unemployed millennial programmer.

She likes to dance, to have a drink or two, and she makes art on commission. Fifty bucks gets you high-resolution digital images of anything you want (orcs, mermaids, cos-playing couples in sexy boudoir scenes) and a nice frameable print.