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The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

Our book group suffered a confusion and we were offered two books to choose from instead of one book for the month being nominated. My friend Maggie had read The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga and suggested that we go with this book instead of the other on offer. I am glad her suggestion was …

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The Bounce! A Story of Love, Loss and Life of Global Indian – guest author Mohan

Mohan is an Indian American Information Technology executive with a multinational company headquartered in Europe. He has lived and worked in five countries across three continents, gaining a first-hand experience of working in multicultural environments. The Bounce! is his first book and is available for FREE download on Amazon from 8-10th May 2015 and will be …

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The Marriage Bureau for Rich People by Farahad Zama

The Marriage Bureau for Rich People is the debut novel by Farahad Zama set in the beautiful town of Vizag in South eastern India. The author was born there in 1966 and the colourful coastal town with a contemporary marriage bureau prove a perfect backdrop for a splendid array of characters making sense of all sorts of pride and prejudice, and the ways in …

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Staying On by Paul Scott

I went to a marvelous English Literature course run by Anne Scott, lecturer at Glasgow University, Scotland.  At the end, one of the other students, who was moving house, was giving away some of her books. Just what I needed – more books! I could not resist, and this was one of the books I …

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There are Seven Notes by Sudhu Balagopal

Sudha Balagopal was born and raised in India but has lived in the United States for over twenty years. She has a Master’s degree  in Journalism and Communications from the University  of Florida.   She works as a freelance writer and her short stories have been published  in a number of magazines of international repute in the USA, India and …

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The Islamist by Ed Husain

“The Islamist: Why I joined Radical Islam in Britain, What I saw inside and Why I Left”  by Ed Husain is a fascinating story which gave me insight into the methods and mindset of cults and extremist groups of all kinds, but particularly Muslim extremists. In addition, as I am not Muslim I found the array …

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The Venus Conspiracy by Michael Cordy

When I read the back cover of this book I was not sure that I would like The Venus Conspracy. However, my husband and I were on holiday and I had finished the other two books I had taken with me.  So there I was, hundreds of miles from home in the Al Garve in …

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The British Museum Indian Love Poetry by A L Dallapiccola

A. L. Dallapiccola  is the author of “Hindu Visions of the Sacred and Hindu Myths” as well as “A Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend”.  In this book  “The British Museum Indian Love Poetry” she has collated a beautiful  selection of beautiful Indian love poetry, richly illustrated with vivid paintings from magnificent collections.  I have admitted …

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