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A brilliantly written work that explores the lives of people living in India at a time of great changes. Read morePublished 1 month ago by calvin
Beware of the old adage, , , , if a book wins
a literary prize. . . .chances are, you probably
won't like it!!! Here is a prime example. Read more
With all the drama of our recent weather picture I needed a book to uplift my spirits. I read about 100 pages and could not get into the book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lois M. Sugarman
A book written with such insight and understanding of the Indian Psyche. A journey of hope, disappointment and joy with humour and aching descriptions of Indians abroad. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mrs. Kandy N. Smith
It is a great story of parallel lives; not only of individual's lifes but also with historical time changes. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jose Ramon
This is one of the best books I've ever read.
Kiran Desai beautifully, magically synthesizes many worlds of experience into prose that reaches poetic heights in its ability to... Read more
This was a very well written book but was so extremely sad - felt like crying at the end - maybe I did - I would recommend this to others - so thoughtful and insightful - we take... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Merrilee Drakulich
Given the reputation - Man Booker and all, I definitely expected a better read. The character detailing is not as well fleshed out as expected and the narrative is a bit too linear... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Deepanjan Datta
This is an amazing, beautiful, sad and vivid book. I would happily reread it again tomorrow, and probably will, given world enough and time. Read morePublished 4 months ago by JKJ