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SJ Sindu’s ‘Marriage of a Thousand Lies’ Explores the Multicultural Struggles of LGBTQ Life

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A lovely debut, Marriage of a Thousand Lies (Soho Press, June 13, 2017) brings to light the layers of struggles that shape our decisions on how we choose to live our lives. Lucky and her husband Kris are both gay, in a marriage of convenience to keep Kris in the country and for Lucky to mend the relationship with her disapproving family and save face in the eyes of the Sri Lanken community. Lucky returns home to care for her ill grandmother and is reunited with Nisha, her old friend whom she had a romantic relationship with when they were younger. Nisha is preparing for her arranged marriage to a man, but in the weeks leading up to her wedding…

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