Unmarriageable: Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan.
A staff favorite! A parallel retelling of P&P set in modern (1999-2001) Pakistan. Building on the framework of Pride and Prejudice, Kamal creates delightful, intelligent characters who wrestle with family, society, and women’s issues. A refreshing retelling that is both smart and romantic! Alys Binat has sworn never to marry, and with the scandal circulating about her family, that's probably just as well. She teaches English in a small rural town and talks to her students about Jane Austen, hoping to inspire them to dream bigger than early marriage and dropping out of school. Then, she meets haughty Mr. Darsee. Ballantine Books. 2019. Paperback. NEW. $15.00