Polite Society by Mahesh Rao
In this modern reimagining of Jane Austen's Emma, Delhi's polite society is often anything but polite.
Beautiful, clever, and more than a little bored, Ania Khurana has Delhi wrapped around her finger. Having successfully found love for her spinster aunt, she sets her sights on Dimple: her newest, sweetest, and most helpless friend.
But when her aunt's handsome nephew arrives from America, the social tides in Delhi begin to shift. Surrounded by old money and new; relentless currents of gossip; and an unforgettable cast of socialites, journalists, gurus, and heirs, Ania discovers that her good intentions are no match for the whims and intrigues of Delhi's high society--or for her own complicated feelings toward her cherished childhood friend, Dev.
Pairing razor-sharp observation and social comedy with moments of true tenderness, this delicious whirl through the mansions of India's dazzling elite celebrates that there's no one route to perfect happiness.
- Publisher : G.P. Putnam's Sons (August 20, 2019)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 368 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0525539948
- ISBN-13 : 978-0525539940
- Item Weight : 1.3 pounds
- Dimensions : 6.37 x 1.2 x 9.29 inches