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Unaccustomed Earth
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Avisek Bandyopadhyay made a comment in the group Read RunnersIntroduce Yourself topic
" Hii !! I am Avisek ( I know, the spelling's a lil weird). I am from West Bengal though I am currently working in Delhi. I am an escapist reader so I o ...more "
Avisek Bandyopadhyay made a comment in the group Indian ReadersDune - Frank Herbert topic
" I don't know if its qualified to be a cozy read. Just thought, since its a sci-fi, and one of the best, I thought it would be nice to have a discussio ...more "
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
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Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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I was looking for authors like Murakami and Marquez when I tumbled upon Neil Gaiman. And instantly, I took a liking to his books, AMerican God and Neverwhere, reading the synopsis. Having read some pseudo-intellectual and shitty detective books just ...more
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Why dont we have a review place for books recently read ? No, its not a blog link. The review must be published there (no
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The Skin Collector by Jeffery Deaver
The Skin Collector (Lincoln Rhyme, #11)
by Jeffery Deaver (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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Phew...I finished this book finally..Yawnnn...Well, not till the end but atleast where all the mystery ends..And the city is safe again, everyone's is overhwelmed by the anticipatory skills of Lincoln Rhyme and he lives on living happily atleast till ...more
Love is a Dog from Hell by Charles Bukowski
"Bukowski. Here's a poem.

I don’t know how many bottles of beer
I have consumed while waiting for things
to get better
I don’t know how much wine and whisky
and beer
mostly beer
I have consumed after
splits with women—
waiting for the phone to ring..." Read more of this review »
Do you judge a book by its publisher?

He voted for: Never
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