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That Thing Called Love

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An unsual romance..... and the mumbai rain
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Published 2007 by shrishti publishers (first published January 1st 2003)
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Amrita
Jul 29, 2012 Amrita rated it did not like it
I hated it. I will never recommend anyone to read it. It is the only book that made me embarrassed after purchasing. I hate to know that I own it. It is ridiculous. And I don't know what the writer of this book thinks of himself!!! I left it half unread. I would never wish to complete this book.
Arindam Mallick
Aug 17, 2011 Arindam Mallick rated it did not like it
Shelves: fiction
Without doubt, one of the most crass books I've ever had the misfortune of reading. Not only is the writing monumentally poor, but the plot (if it may be called that) is indescribably inane and shallow. Really pissed of at someone? Bingo! Gift him/her this book!
Rahul Nath
Dec 22, 2012 Rahul Nath rated it did not like it
Shelves: run-away-quickly
Bored on a rainy evening. Picked up this book. Went through the first three chapters. Shit hit the fan. Buried it behind my house. Good riddance.
Arpita Paul
Oct 22, 2008 Arpita Paul rated it liked it
am still readung it....I would say its kind of OK.....not grt writting.....but it does hold your imterest...
Divya Ramnath Bandodkar
Review:
I picked up this book from my town library for I found the blurb interesting. I started reading it as soon as I reached home. I finished reading this novel in three hours and here I am with my review.
The story has two main characters- Mayank and Revathi. Mayank is a working for a matrimonial site and has been recently engaged to a girl named Nikita. He is having second thoughts about getting married to her for he still feels and thinks about the only relationship of his life - Shweta. Rev
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Harry b nair
Nothing special in this book.It's plot is similar to the movies releasing now a days in Bollywood, cos the author is turning to be a script writer after this one.I still can't understand one thing Revathi's sister's name is Rupali(p-59) in the beginning and suddenly it got changed to Swetha(p-95) I don't know how this variation occurred.The novel shows that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.I liked the subplots of Anil and especially that of Vishal(he deserved it).
Sneha Varman
Apr 28, 2014 Sneha Varman rated it did not like it
Worst reads ever!! A complete waste of time! I cannot begin to describe the hatred I have towards the author! The characters are so very annoying! The book has so many male chauvinist characters that it left me with nothing but disgust. Mayank was totally irritating, and Revathi, a supposedly intelligent woman sounded and acted like a complete idiot. When the book's cover said "a male chauvinist" I thought the author was referring to Mayank initially, but apparently it was Vishal. Male chauvinis ...more
Roshni
Dec 06, 2012 Roshni rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
It is one of the most rubbish books I have read... so much like the daily soaps that come and go on televisions... Waste of time...
Suraj
Nov 13, 2009 Suraj rated it liked it
Pretty okay. Was expecting much more. It gets lame when it keeps on talking about marriage issues and life in Mumbai.
Megha
*GRIEF*. *PAIN*. *SIGH*
Total disappointment.
Shantanu
Mar 27, 2012 Shantanu rated it did not like it
Probably the worst book ever written.
Sundeep Supertramp
Very confusing story... The picture that the plot gave away, it is the stories of five persons.. Or rather the stories of five different person's relationships..

In fact, five stories of people of a Metropolitan, in this case, Mumbai...

But it had just the story of Mayank (the lead) and just a few pages of stories of the other persons..

The narration was good, very vivid and clear...

Have been a big fan of literature, maybe thats the reason I was bored the entire length of the book.. In fact, the bo
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Sushmita
Dec 24, 2014 Sushmita rated it did not like it
the only good thing about it was the last line - "I'd never grow out of her".
No plot. Won't ever recommend this to anyone. Who wants to read about how we dine, how we sit in a coffee shop and how the mumbai rains are!
Ayush
Apr 21, 2014 Ayush rated it did not like it
This is undoubtedly one of the most boring and shitty,..er..novel(for want of better word,coz it doesn't even qualify to be called one) I have ever read.Recommend it to the enemies whom you want bored to death.....;)
Shromona Dasgupta
Feb 18, 2014 Shromona Dasgupta rated it it was amazing
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Ankita Majumder
May 08, 2014 Ankita Majumder rated it it was amazing
This is an unusual love story, the reader successfully captures our heart with his fine words and carefully chosen back drop.
Kunal Kumar
Oct 14, 2014 Kunal Kumar rated it did not like it
parcel of turns and in addition a genuine defination of intimate romance. anyhow it neglects to keep up the intrest all through the book
Priya Sambhar
Jan 16, 2015 Priya Sambhar rated it did not like it
Well won't recommend this one .
An average story involving complexities of life.....Nothing exceptional....
Kunal
Jan 21, 2015 Kunal rated it did not like it
Shelves: already-done
lit more bore and the spread which looking so appeal really it doesn't prefer that
Aakansha
really a romantic novel. nice book to read and tells the meaning of love.!!!!
Neha
Sep 22, 2014 Neha rated it did not like it
Mediocre at best.
The other reviews made me go Lol!!!!
Erica Annuar
May 30, 2016 Erica Annuar rated it it was amazing
This book redefines my understanding about love.
Khyati
Nov 20, 2015 Khyati rated it liked it
a book which gives you a nostalgic feeling about love,rains and much more
Sonam Peday Wangchuk
Jul 24, 2015 Sonam Peday Wangchuk rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites
romance in the rain, poetic like pros
Megha
Jul 14, 2015 Megha rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Worst book ever read.
Aratrika Paul
a normal love story!
Sangita Chakraborty
awesome book!
Neelima
Oct 21, 2012 Neelima rated it liked it
Something very different story.. in which very young boy falls in love with married woman (married for 10 years) just because young boy (Mayank) ...finds the resemblance of lost love (Shweta) in married woman (Revathi)....

In between there are other characters....like Anil, Vishal, Gargi, Sonia..and many more.....

Book is one time read.... but do not expect much from book...its simple love story........

Vani Taneja
May 08, 2012 Vani Taneja rated it it was ok
On a rating of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least and 5 being the highest, I wont rate it anything beyond 2.5. The fact that it is Tuhin's first work, is quite evident in the way it has been put, immatured writing at some points. Otherwise, it is quite an honest attempt at the complexities of relationships in today's time.
Harshvardhan Arya
Aug 12, 2012 Harshvardhan Arya rated it liked it
The bookkk takess u to the crowded city of Banaras.
Itzz such a story in fact a luv story in which in the end u cannot judge which of the character (Arti, Gopal or Ragha)iss the ideal and the perfect one. It livess u with a question and dilemma of the behaviour of Gopal in the end.
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Tuhin was born and brought up in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. He completed his schooling at Loyola School, and obtained a B.Com (H) from the Hindu College, University of Delhi and Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising and Communications Management from the National Institute of Advertising, New Delhi. He is married to Ramyani DasGupta Sinha.
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