Of Marriageable Age follows three people across three decades and threecontinents, in a story of intertwined dramas and mysterious legacies, setagainst the traditional customs of an ancient culture. Nat, plucked froman orphanage in rural India, grows up with a reticent English doctor,never knowing who he really is. Swinging London of the Sixties provides awelcome diversion - but one day he must return home. Savitri is thecook's daughter in an upper-class British household in pre-war Madras. Shehas always loved David, the young master - but their relationship is doomedfrom the beginning. Saroj, youngest daughter of an authoritarian Hindulawyer in Georgetown, British Guiana, rebels against the narrow boundariesof her culture. Matters come to a head when her father arranges a marriagefor her. It is time to act... character is destiny.