In this amusing though flawed novel, Kala introduces the Bridget Jones of India. Aisha Bathia is an independent year-old single woman living in New Delhi. : Almost Single eBook: Advaita Kala: Kindle Store. Almost Single. Is There Such A Thing As A Perfect Relationship? Advaita Kala No Comments | Write Review. Fiction.
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Also, I kept remembering that they maybe are some quotes in it. I read this book through in one sitting – it was the right size and thoroughly engaging. Humor is a strong point in chick lit. Almost Single – a common state of flux for many Indian twenty-somethings. It is funny in bits and parts.
Her mother is forever calling advaaita and nagging her about the marriage prospects that she keeps declining.
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She portrays New Delhi as being as hip and urban as New York. Thus she waits for that perfect man …. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Sep 02, Punit Sahani rated it really liked it. Not losing hope about getting hitched but at the same time staying perfectly happy and enjoying their singledom. There were several cultural references, which were not given supporting details to help a Non-native to India understand.
Not much of a story line in this book and the it ended as if the writer ran out of pages. I am having a hard time with this one as well.
There are tims when you laugh out loud with Aisha and then moments when you’d like to slap her The protagonist, Aisha Kalaa is 29, single that’s a capital crime over here in South Asia belongs to a new breed of women who are trying to draw balance advaitq their 5-star independent world of cosmopolitan life style and their orthodox society. And Bathia’s life as a modern woman is small compensation: With her two best friends, Misha and Anushka recently divorced from her cheating husbandBathia searches for love, trying everything from online dating to fasting during Karva Chauth, the traditional Hindu festival for married women.
The story is light, fluffy, heartwarming, witty and funny. A ten on ten in the humour department but almodt quite satisfied with the content.
What kind of books do you like to read? What I mean is that I do not think it represents real people, or at least the people of my world. Looking for More Great Reads? Lists with This Book.
It includes themes of female experiences — love, longing, courtship, marriage, work, wardrobe woes, calorie calamities, bitchy bosses, and fashion. The only reason I want to write this review, is to tell how much I hate this book. The love story isnt captivating. The second one, Misha, oh I can so totally relate to her, coz she too is vertically challenged Almost Single, a good morale booster initially for ‘almost single’ chicks, u get the drift?
Like all other bollywood flicks even this one has a happy ending.
The second one, Misha, oh I can so totally relate to her, coz she too is vertically challenged like me and suffers from the ‘high-heels-complete-the-look’ syndrome. One moment she hates him and suddenly they are boyfriend and girlfriend? While most people worry about where to sleep, a confused few agonize over who to sleep with. Oct 21, Annie Grace rated it did not like it. I have a kid sister who is a lawyer from the London School of Economics; I live at home with my parents and a St Bernard.
But overall it feels like even the author is dragging the story aimlessly. Those who really like its first few pages. What inspired you to write Almost Single and when did you decide to really sit yourself down and start on it? Categories Fiction Non Fiction.
The Best Books of Sangeeta Maithel i found it good light reading in between books and some parts were laugh out loud funny to me! I personally very much enjoyed this book, though it was an obligatory course reading.
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It’s been a really long time since I read a chick lit I’ve kinda lost appetite for them. Look at this book a little differently.