The Unmarriageable Man

31 March 2021

The Unmarriageable Man

Ashok Ferrey

Loss, identity, gentrification and a difficult father-son relationship are at the heart of this novel. It begins with the protagonist’s mother’s funeral and follows how his life begins to alter dramatically after his father’s cancer diagnosis and his move from Colombo to London.

Penguin Books, Rs 399, 272 pages