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That Thing Called Love

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2.90  ·  Rating details ·  843 ratings  ·  60 reviews
An unsual romance..... and the mumbai rain
Paperback, 238 pages
Published April 30th 2007 by Srishti Publishers & Distributors,India (first published January 1st 2003)
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Amrita
Jul 29, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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
Jun 23, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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
am still readung it....I would say its kind of OK.....not grt writting.....but it does hold your imterest...
Harry b nair
Dec 30, 2011 rated it it was ok
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).
Suraj
Nov 13, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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.
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.
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Sundeep Supertramp
Aug 21, 2012 rated it it was ok
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
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Sneha Varman
Apr 26, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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 ...more
Vani Taneja
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.
Vikas
May 02, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned, favorites
This is the one of those books which I remember fondly and have even given many people to read as well. Now I would just have to check if this one passes the test of the time as I would soon be reading it again.
Deepmay Chakraborty
WHEN I STARTED READING THIS BOOK I THOUGHT WHY I WASTED MY MONEY ON THIS BOOK BUT WHEN I FINISHED IT IT WAS A AWESOME FEELING WHICH ONE HAVE AFTER DOING SOMETHING GOOD.SUCH A SO SO BOOK WITH TERRIFIC CLIMAX.
Harshvardhan Arya
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.
Ram
Jan 30, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
At the very first glance this book might look a bit mawkish you but later it will definitely succeed in captivating you....though the book is filled with histrionic sentiments you can devour it pleasantly!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sushmita
Dec 24, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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!
Mridani Pandey
This book was something that underwent the social changes in the life of an urban fellow....it was good but not like sth which cn grab ur attention for a very long time...one does'nt remembers d book after reading....
Shromona Dasgupta
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Ankita Majumder
May 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an unusual love story, the reader successfully captures our heart with his fine words and carefully chosen back drop.
Pankaj
Jun 28, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
a usual story about love...
which happens around us...
"LOVE IS ALL ABOUT MAKING SACRIFICES...AS WELL AS BEING HURT"
This book better reminds above again....
Jyoti Patil
Very average love story that did not make sense in the end. Amateur readers might like this one. Two stars only for the Mumbai part of it
Roshni
Jun 12, 2012 rated it did not like it
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...
Usha
Jul 23, 2012 rated it did not like it
Shelves: yuck, waste-of-time
This is just a one time read. Its more like a usual bollywood movie though the narration is good enough to not bore you.
Kunal Kumar
Oct 12, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
parcel of turns and in addition a genuine defination of intimate romance. anyhow it neglects to keep up the intrest all through the book
Anurag Nirmal
What is liked the most in the novel is description of the lady dressed in white in Mumbai rain... very well described
Aakansha
really a romantic novel. nice book to read and tells the meaning of love.!!!!
Aishwarya Dixit
Oct 28, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Not recommended!
Flona Daphny
Mar 25, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
It took me one hour to read this book and I have never ever, never ever regretted spending an hour doing anything, to such an extent in my whole sweet life!
Neelima
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........

Rishi Prakash
May 07, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It is nice n cute...the story revolves around different characters...and somehow their lives gets entangled somewhere in the middle...Tuhin shows lots of promise in his first book and looks like he is going to stay here for a long time!
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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.