JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar, author of Love Comes Later
Hind is granted a temporary reprieve from her impending marriage to Abdulla, her cousin. Little does anyone suspect that the presence of Sangita, her Indian roommate, may shake a carefully constructed future. Torn between loyalties to Hind and a growing attraction to Abdulla, Sangita must choose between friendship and a burgeoning love.
A modern quest for the right to pursue love and happiness, even when it comes in an unconventional package, Love Comes Later explores similarities between the South Asian and Arab cultures while exposing how cultural expectations affect both men and women. Identities are tested and boundaries questioned against the shifting backdrops of Doha, Qatar and London, England.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Love Comes Later?
Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar: As someone in a multicultural relationship, I’ve been thinking about how people find love in Qatar for the last few years. Young Arabs Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar, author of Love Comes Later