Madras on Rainy Days: A Novel

Author: Samina Ali Language: English Summary: “A lyrical debut” (Asian Week) exploring the dilemma confronting Layla, a second generation Indian-American Muslim. As a dutiful Muslim daughter and an independent young American, Layla is torn between clashing identities. Reluctantly agreeing to her parents’ wish for her to leave America and submit to an arranged marriage, Layla enters into the closed world of tradition and ritual as … Continue reading Madras on Rainy Days: A Novel