The novel “Passion and Poppadoms” written by Nisha Minhas is a story about Marina, an Indian girl who lives in an Oxfordshire town in England. As we know, Indian rules and traditions are a bit strict when it comes to social life. No sex before marriage, no mingling freely, no kissing in public, etc. It’s totally opposite to western life.
Nevertheless, like all love stories, this tale had a happy ending.
This novel also raises important issues about two very different cultures, East-West culture clash. By inserting aspects of Indian cultures in this novel, readers we can learn something new about Indian cultures and traditions. This novel is so fun and suitable for teenagers and adults to fulfill their leisure time.