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Deaf Heaven

3.03  ·  Rating Details  ·  29 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Journalist-turned-writer Pinki Virani examines the crisis which underlies the façade of progressive modernity that is present-day India through a set of characters you may have met. If not directly, then through the six degrees of separation which thread together this story of a life-changing weekend. The voice is that of Saraswati, librarian and collector of curious facts ...more
Published December 1st 2009 by Harper Collins Publishers India
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Manu Prasad
Jul 27, 2011 Manu Prasad rated it really liked it
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I'm quite a fan of Pinki Virani's earlier work - Once was Bombay, so there might be a bit of a bias here. :)

'Deaf heaven' is billed as her first work of fiction, but is perhaps as close to non-fiction as it can get. The characters are clearly based on the contemporary personalities - from movie stars to politicians, and the descriptions are such that a little knowledge can easily help you identify them - the 'caterpillar -eyebrows' actress to the leader of the saffron army, to the famous film st
Nidhi Khanna
Jul 23, 2011 Nidhi Khanna rated it did not like it
Shelves: left-mid-way
Left it less than half way... I understand going round and round in circles but concentic!!! Not worth the time
Deeksha Kapoor
crap cudn't go thru even 20 pages!
Smita Beohar
Left unread at pg 150!!
May 21, 2013 Vandana rated it it was ok
Started off well...but am now wondering if Pink forgot what she started...but then will trudge along...hopefully the pace will pick up. I have loved Pinki's works and have faith in her writing.
Feb 01, 2010 Jill rated it did not like it
Ugh. Tough to get through. Even living in India and speaking English doesn't help.
Jun 17, 2012 Shahla rated it liked it
Love the authors writing style?
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