The story is about identical twins who share similar looks but whose personalities are starkly different. The so-called troublemaker twin of the two impersonates her a rather saintly counterpart in a “social event”(read: beauty contest) held in France, at the goody-goody sister’s behest.
The story touches the hopes, dreams and experiences of a teenager without it being over the top or overly dramatic. And this where this one took my heart away. It is a story that would appeal to any age.
The novel has a beautifully worded idealistic speech on the enigma, that is India, by the main protagonist which is the heart of the novel.
Absolutely delightful! Slightly Wodehouseian and totally of interest to me ‘coz I love stories about the publishing world, and I’ve always loved Wodehouse.
If you love drama sprinkled with a healthy dose of thrill then this book is a must-read.
It is the first work of this young author and definitely, she has woven an interesting storyline involving four strangers.
The best thing about Robin Sharma is the way he waves the quotes, sayings and anecdotes of various leaders, scholars and writers in his conversations with his much needy friend.
It is a different book with a different take. I would recommend you to read irrespective of your belief in what he experienced and writes, or not.
It is a story about an interaction which Mitch had with his old dying Sociology Professor Morrie. The subject of these interactions is the meaning of life which Morrie taught Read More
It is wonderfully written and never bores you. The storyline and the buildup are much better and interesting than many other Indian English Novels.
It is a beautifully written book, a different style wherein two narratives are parallelly running. One is of the reunion of friends and another one is a commentary by the guiding spirit wherein she gives the background of the events, persons/ individuals.
The novel is a classic and is a must read, especially for students prior to joining the college where they slowly formulate their ideas about the world and politics as such.
Such a journey is not only required when you are depressed but also when you are happy, successful and motivated. It is the journey to find balance, to really discover yourself and to be and do what you always wanted to do.
It was a golden chance for Tharoor to create a modern day classic on Hinduism and he used it to criticize his political opponents.
The story of a lineage or clan condemned to one hundred years of solitude where uncountable characters come, play a part and go. It is really amazing how the author has woven such an intricate complex storyline.
A wonderful book of wisdom and habit forming that would surely help all the readers to conquer what Robin Sharma calls the interior empire of Mindset (psychology), Heartset (emotionality), Healthset( physicality), Soulset( spirituality).