Suchandra Roychowdhury is an educator with almost twenty years of teaching experience in Singapore and India. She has taught in several well-known colleges in Kolkata, and has an MA from Presidency University, Kolkata, and an MPhil from the University of Calcutta. The Shotgun Wedding is her first novel published by Aleph Book Company in 2022. She lives with her husband and son in Singapore.
Book: The Shotgun Wedding by Suchandra Roychowdhury
The Shotgun Wedding : When Dita Roy is appointed as an English lecturer in a college in the sleepy little village of Phulpukur, she puts aside all her doubts about the institution’s dubious credentials and accepts the position. In Phulpukur College, she meets the mysterious Raja, a tall handsome man with startling grey eyes who serves her tea on the first day of her job. For Raja, Dita is a breath of fresh air in an otherwise claustrophobic environment. What the two do not know is that their chance encounter will soon gain them and Phulpukur College lifelong notoriety. A comic, hilarious tale about romance tangled up in the complex politics of rural Bengal, The Shotgun Wedding is a sparkling debut, showing us, once more, the power of love.