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Girish lives in Mumbai, India.

He has quit the I.T industry, a hospitality business, a land trade business, a job in a garage, a job as a physical trainer only to be able to write.

He loves running, playing the guitar and travelling.

Before Marathon Baba, Girish wrote 2 novels which have yet not found a publisher.

Along with writing, Girish has directed 2 short films and 1 music video.

He is a big fan of Quentin Tarantino, Alfred hitchcock, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Rahul Dravid, Daniel Day Lewis, Mohammad Ali and McDonalds.




How many stories have you read? Have you been reading carefully? What is the definition of a story?
Story: Something that you can tell one another.
Imagine that you told your friend "I read a book" or "I saw a movie" and your friend asks you "Whats the story?"and you don't have anything to say.It can happen only if the book or the movie didn't have a story.

Here's a story and in how many ways you... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.40 · 112 ratings · 22 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Marathon Baba
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 112 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy by Ed Hawkins
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Ed Hawkins is a seasoned sports journalist who takes the responsibility of exposing corruption in cricket through this book.

The book is a journalistic account of his endeavours in trying to unearth the truth behind some of the biggest fixes in recen...more
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Still Me by Christopher Reeve
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
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A murder.
A few suspects.
A detective who loves to show off his skills by concealing his knowledge of the case.

The book is a drag. The case is boring and nothing really hangs on it. The climax is unpredictable and I appreciate that but the story is ma...more
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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
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One of Agatha christie's poorer novels. It plays out like a run of the mill slasher film by the end of which the reader doesn't care who the murderer is.

I don't have much to write about this book except that it is over hyped.
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The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino
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A good story but a poor novel.

The premise of the story is the stuff that epics are made off.
Yet, the book is a tough read. It is sluggish and the translation is highly inarticulate.

The book starts brilliantly and ends even better. But everything i...more
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“Creativity finds its own creator.”
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“A heart that has never fallen in love is nothing but a pacemaker.”
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“A heart that has never fallen in love is nothing but a pacemaker.”
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“When you feel small in a God made world, it's called realization and when you feel small in a man made world, it's called exploitation.”
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“Good and Bad is inside everybody. The difference is that the Good remember when they have also been bad and the Bad remember when they have only been good.”
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“Those who dont have a brain, think from the heart”
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