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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The dialogues were weak,the characterisation look too uplifted from the popular wome I really dont know what was i thinking. Hope you enjoyed reading this collection of quotes.

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It had become very predictable towards the second half, losing its entertainment value. In the early chapters, I didn’t feel this to be a advaiita in an Indian setting, I felt the characters, basically everything, is too westernized. Relatable for any young indian girl. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sex, booze, boyfriends, virginity, arranged marriage, interfering parents — urban Indian women can relate to all these. Single women with aspirations, dreams and major confusion. I’m really struggling to pick it back up again.

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Feb 24, Pages Buy. Rereading the review, I realize it comes off harsher than I intended it. This book is a complete hilarious with loads of fun factor.

Jan 28, Kannan Ranganathan rated it it was ok. Except here, once the prejudice part is done, the book often forgets to overturn that prejudice.


One moment she hates him and suddenly they are boyfriend and girlfriend? Same goes for the ending which comes across rush I needed a light read after a heavy WW2 novel and this came in handy. Story doesn’t stay with you. Definitely a light read but don’t expect too much in terms of story line. There cant be any spoilers cuz the plot is very predictable.

May 26, Utkarsh Bansal rated it it was ok Recommends it for: I read this book through in one sitting – it was the right size and thoroughly engaging. When something bad happens to a character, they express their feelings about it, decide what to do next, and then get over it in less time than it takes other novels to describe the room a character walks into.

The tone is catty, chatty and the story is told in a more confiding, personal tone. Read allmost rest of the review here. I would still recommend that you read this book because the book is a representation of the thinking patterns of today’s youth, their ideologoies. Now coming to the last bit, why i said a morale booster, ‘initially’, in the first place. The characterization lacked depth and was bearable only to a certain extent. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I felt the book dragged its feet so to speak from the time Gucci Mamma appears advaiha the scene.

All the more difficult to choose one from umpteen ectypes. Look For Search for: I need to disconnect and feel that urge within me to start writing again, some sort of trigger. Maybe it’s my Western perspective and the confrontation with a foreign culture.


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The best parts are the emotional and societal events in a 29 year old single, surviving alone, pressured with a high profile, higher expectant job title, with a few traces of thoughts asking her to quit her job, yet carrying on with it. Jun 29, Elysal rated it did ,ala like it.

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Want to Read saving…. But they are just happy that I went out there and did what I wanted to do and the book came into being, since getting published can be tough.

The liberated ones who use their married as well as maiden surname with a hyphen sound to Aisha like a firm aljost chartered accountants. But this instead was about a single urban woman who seems to be desperately in search of a sibgle who can validate her existence in the society, which is clearly understandable though The only reason I want to write this review, is to tell how much I hate this book.