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Akash Makkar made a comment in the group Indian ReadersThe Book Thief - July 2014 Group Read topic
"The quote comes right at the starting, when Lisa's brother dies.

The importance of words is explained in soft way? Like the gimmick of providing word...more
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The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud
" This book is very cleverly written, with two alternating strands of narration. One in the third person, tells the story mainly from the point of view of Nathaniel. The other strand gives us a different perspective on the characters and events but... " Read more of this review »
The Little Book of Bridge Tips by Chris Jones
" Bridge Result

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1. Play with a world-class partner.

2. Do everything she says.

3. Stay awake.

4. Er...

5. That's it.
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Akash Makkar and 50 other people liked Manny's review of Dear Life:
Dear Life by Alice Munro
" I had never read any Alice Munro, and I find it's difficult to say anything sensible about her. Obviously, the stories are very good. (She just won the Nobel Prize. Duh). But what's most impressive is that she doesn't seem to be doing anything in... " Read more of this review »
Akash Makkar rated a book 2 of 5 stars
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2012
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This was a major disappointment. I was expecting something profound, heart wrenching, something which will further expand my mind telling something I don't know already, and that is exactly what a few lovers of this said it will in their five star re...more
Akash Makkar rated a book 1 of 5 stars
Harry Potter Boxset by J.K. Rowling
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From the files of Merlock Looms, Head of Department of Suppressing Evil Underground Movements, Ministry of Magic:

This poster was found in the sewers of Knockturn Alley (the alley where dirty, evil looking people earned their living, but now they have...more
Akash Makkar is now following Shagun and Shivani Sabhlok
Akash Makkar made a comment on II
"@Lisa- I wasn't being mean, I am blunt and have trouble waltzing around the subject, I like getting to the point, that can be misconstrued as being me...more "
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William Shakespeare
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
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“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
Mark Twain

Oscar Wilde
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
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Mark Twain
“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
Mark Twain

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“The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest.”
Kurt Vonnegut

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