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रश्मिरथी (Rashmirathi)
4.68
What can one say of Dinkar? Such unequaled is his style!

Rashmirathi is, like how Arundhati Roy puts it in The God of Small Things:

"The secret of the G
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Jun 05, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.65
Stripped down. Brutally simple. Magical.

STATUTORY WARNING!
This story will only appeal to those who’ve seen real struggle in their lives, for this stor
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Jan 14, 2013
Jan 14, 2013
 
Revolution 2020: Love, Corruption, Ambition
3.10
Two words: terrible book.

Oct 27, 2011
Oct 29, 2011
 
Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary
4.38
A dictionary is the best book anyone can read without tiring for a second. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary offers much more than just the meaning ...more
not set
Jul 02, 2011
 
The Kite Runner
4.22
Rating: 2.75/5

Story: 3/5
Presentation: 1/5
Writing Style: 1/5
Characterization: 3/5

Total: 8/20
Avg: 2/5

Additional 0.75 for the author's first novel.

Grand
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Aug 08, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
 
The Inscrutable Americans
3.26
You see there aren't many books that make me laugh out loud. The Inscrutable Americans was the first book that could do this. I first read this book a ...more
Jan 2002
Jul 02, 2011
 
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
4.27
Every writer, reader, and Stephen King fan MUST read this.

This book is the holy grail for writers!!! An honest account of someone so great; it's a tre
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Mar 14, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.07
The original title of the book in Swedish was, Men Who Hate Women, which is apt as that is what the whole thriller is about. The story is a crime, mys ...more
Sep 08, 2011
Sep 04, 2011
 
Holes (Holes, #1)
3.90
When a book is top of the world great, it's so hard to review it. Trust me! Holes is undoubtedly a definite 5/5 book!

The story is about a boy, Stanley
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Sep 10, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
 
The Unpublished David Ogilvy
4.22
The Unpublished David Ogilvy was published as a surprise gift for Ogilvy's 75th birthday. Thank God for that! Every person associated with the creativ ...more
Nov 14, 2013
Nov 14, 2013
 
The Playboy's Proposal (Mills &Boon)
3.68
For the record, I have a strong intolerance towards romantic stories. In spite of that I like The Playboy's Proposal. Not because it's different. It's ...more
not set
Aug 03, 2011
 
William Wordsworth
4.14
William Wordsworth was greatly inspired by nature. No wonder his poems were the most beautiful of all times. He was a smart, shrewd kid. He learned qu ...more
Nov 15, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
 
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.39
"The stories we love best will live in us forever."
-J.K. Rowling
Ah! The number of times I've read this book; I lost count after the 18th time. So mu
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Jan 11, 2007
Jun 29, 2011
 
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
3.62
The first Mohsin Hamid I've read and I can see as to why this book was nominated for the Booker Prize award. The language is simple for anyone to foll ...more
May 2011
Jul 02, 2011
 
A Tiger for Malgudi
3.85
There are some stories which you don't forget. No matter how long it has been since you last read them. A Tiger for Malgudi classifies as one such sto ...more
Jan 2001
Aug 08, 2011
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
First things first - I'm 8 years late in reading this book! Should have read it when I was a teenager, to appreciate it wholly. Nevertheless, there is ...more
Mar 15, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
 
1984
4.10
I will tell you in one line: This book does not belong in the twenty-first century.

There are some books which are not contemporary, and 1984 is one of
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Jul 22, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
 
Superstar India - From Incredible to Unstoppable
2.76
Is India a superpower?

Is it ready to plunge itself into the world and take lead? In this book, Shobhaa De explores these and many other aspects of Ind
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Oct 30, 2011
Aug 10, 2011
 
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much
3.36
Are you willing to serve a term of 18 months in prison for the love of books?

The true story of Ken Sanders and John Gilkey who play cat and mouse ga
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Sep 22, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Charlie Bucket, #1)
4.08
I love Roald Dahl! Every thing he writes; be of any age I am in my life, I love to read it! I've been reading his stories since my childhood now and e ...more
Jun 23, 2011
Jul 02, 2011
 
Strangers In The Night: Two Novellas
3.78
Stranger in The Night consists of two novellas:

1. A Handful of Nuts
2. The Sensualist

A Handful of Nuts
He says he cannot write poetry, Ruskin Bond does.
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May 18, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
 
The Case of the Terrified Typist
3.73
There were two reasons why I badly wanted to read this book. Back in 2001, I was on this mission to complete the entire collection of Perry Mason seri ...more
not set
Jul 27, 2011
 
It Rained All Night
3.63
The story involves Maloty, an attractive Bengali woman, who commits adultery. Her husband, Nayonangshu, is a person unable to satisfy her in many ways ...more
not set
Jul 02, 2011
 
The Shadow in the North (Sally Lockhart, #2)
3.82
The name Sally Lockhart was first introduced to me in The Tin Princess, which happens to be the last book in the Sally Lockhart Quartlet. I have read ...more
Jan 2003
Aug 05, 2011
 
Doctors
3.97
Before I begin let me clarify about the rating. Goodreads does not allow a 0.5 rating. I actually wanted to rate this 3.5.

When I first read this a few
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Mar 2011
Jul 21, 2011
 
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5)
4.04
A fun fact :D
I was reading this book late in the night around 2:00 am. My door was closed and there was just my brother and myself in the house that s
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not set
Jul 27, 2011
 
Of Mice and Men
3.80
I don't remember having read a more tragic story as this. Of course, The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, was a sad story. But Of Mice and Men ha ...more
Jul 07, 2011
Jul 06, 2011
 
Skeleton Crew
3.89
I reverted back to writing the traditional way, thanks to this book. Stepehen King stirred the old writer in me. So inspiring is his work. One just ha ...more
May 06, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
Love, Medicine and Miracles
4.21
This might be the only Bernie S. Siegel book I've read, yet it suffices my mind to ascertain him as a worthy author.

Love, Medicine and Miracles deals
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not set
Jul 31, 2011
 
The Last Question
4.58
Get ready to experience the biggest goosebumps of your life. Wildly blasphemous in content, The Last Question rattles up the your brain antennae. Ques ...more
Apr 24, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
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