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Minor Disturbances at Grand Life Apartments by Hema Sukumar

Minor Disturbances at Grand Life Apartments by Hema Sukumar

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From Coronet Books:

**A Red magazine book of 2023**

‘The most charming, utterly lovely story I’ve read in ages… this is one of my books of the year’ RED

‘This joyous novel is a feast for the senses, as well as the soul’ JOANNA NELL

A warm-hearted debut novel set in the beautiful coastal city of Chennai, for fans of Alexander McCall Smith, Joanna Nell and Graeme Simsion.

Grand Life Apartments is a middle-class apartment block surrounded by lush gardens in the coastal city of Chennai, India. It is the home of Kamala, a pious, soon-to-be retired dentist who spends her days counting down to the annual visits from her daughter who is studying in the UK. Her neighbour, Revathi, is a thirty-two-year-old engineer who is frequently reminded by her mother that she has reached her expiry date in the arranged marriage market. Jason, a British chef, has impulsively moved to India to escape his recent heartbreak in London.

The residents have their own complicated lives to navigate, but what they all have in common is their love of where they live, so when a developer threatens to demolish the apartments and build over the gardens, the community of Grand Life Apartments is brought even closer together to fight for their beautiful home…