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Polly is incapable of writing a good article for the newspaper – according to her editor.
Polly can’t have a baby soon enough for her mother-in-law…
Polly is not pretty enough for her husband – who moans about his ex – when they’re having the best sex ever.
Polly is not aggressive enough for her bitching colleagues and friends…
In the midst of all this, Polly has to write an e
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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published July 15th 2012 by Penguin Books India
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Ed
Jul 26, 2012 Ed rated it it was amazing
Wasn't sure what to expect from this debut author, but was very impressed by Confessionally Yours. Jhoomur Bose takes you inside the world of the 'modern' Indian woman struggling to meet the expectations of society and those around her. There's something here for everyone ... love, humour, politics, controversy, sex, sexism and more than a few twists and turns to keep you guessing.
Highly recommended.

Looking forward to the next one Ms Bose!!
Anjana
Jul 27, 2012 Anjana rated it it was amazing
"Everybody has sympathy for the martyr; no one was willing to stand by the warrior."

When I read the press release of Confessionally Yours, I was mildly intrigued and requested a review copy; I just finished reading it and I gotta say - Jhoomur Bose's Confessionally Yours exceeded my expectations on every count.

I was sucked into the story from the very first line; believe me, any one would've been. This is one of those novels that leaves you thinking about it for hours, maybe even days, after
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Amit Gupta
Jun 16, 2015 Amit Gupta rated it liked it
If one makes the mistake of reading only the first few pages of this book and thereafter, abandoning it I would not really blame the reader. The way it starts, it can easily be classified as soft porn literally shouting from the roof top to proclaim, “Look at me, my language, my expressions. Oh, I am so cool”. It is only when the author start concentrating on letting the readers invest in the characters and their emotions, the real motive of being engaged as a reader comes out in this book. Unfo ...more
Monika
Jan 05, 2015 Monika rated it liked it
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Fast paced, well written. A perfect book for the flight and thats how I read it.
Vikas Datta
Apr 23, 2014 Vikas Datta rated it liked it
Not bad, in fact quite a good tale as it deals with some stereotypes of society and the media fraternity - but with quite an intriguing twist
Arun
Jun 14, 2013 Arun rated it it was amazing
Live wire, but then effing impossible to put down.

Even if one managed to put it down, the damn book can't be put off one's mind.

One of those books that after one starts reading makes one wonder, damn why didn't I pick it up earlier.

Ok, I'm already waiting for the next book, if at all there is one in the pipeline. If anyone has any clue where to find updates from the author, pls PM me. Thanks.
Anupama
Apr 28, 2013 Anupama rated it really liked it
Engages you with a lot of humour and wit. A typical chick-lit with a serious end. Enjoyed it!
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Indian Readers: INDIA ONLY GIVEAWAY! Confessionally Yours by Jhoomur Bose 1 16 Aug 08, 2012 03:44AM  
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Boobies to babies, blogs on anything!Jhoomur Bose is a former journalist, blogger and full-time mother. She has written for various Indian magazines, newspapers and websites and currently lives in Melbourne, Australia. She writes about stuff that happens and stuff she wishes would happen at http://twistingthetail.blogspot.com.
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