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Lovers Like You and I November 2013 Shortlisted for the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize 2013 love story set in IndiaShortlisted for the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize 2013Love is the magic word Minakshi Thakur has revealed the hearts and souls of lovers like you and I When love is real the lovers are so unreal Salil and Nayan never think of the thinkable and tangible Its a novel with a rare ambience of art and love GulzarSet in Delhi in the nineties Lovers Like You and I explores the experience of love its many faces through the life of young Nayan As she makes the journey from girl to woman Nayan meets men and women from different backgrounds generations and places filmmak Written with a poetic precision ‘Lovers like you and I’ leaves you with delightfully crisp and haunting images that resonate with love and longing Nayan 25 is sure footed firmly in grasp of her worldly sanity even though her life is falling apart Her best friend has committed suicide Nayan’s mother is seeking solace in music to cope with a troubled relationship with her busy husband And Nayan’s lover Salil is busy cohabiting with his own dreams and occupational displacements This is a story of real desires of you and I held captive by our real inhibitions and fantasies Its aesthetic prose brims with incandescent nakedness and lingering tenderness enough for many of us to map parallel courses from our own lives I thought the illustrations could have been better Sharper images white space perhaps would have worked better But I am no expert Overall an outstanding debut Strongly recommended Rating 45

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Er doctor scribe student painter who have experienced love in their lives felt it differently expressed it variously and either won it or lost it in the end At the heart of the story lies her own unsettling relationship with Salil a drifter who flits between poetry and backpacking This is an unusual novel that evokes a lost era a time when people wrote letters and cherished the ones they received With its effortless bilingualism and its seamless use of prose and verse it challenges our notions of conventional storytelling to take us into a world where emotio Short poetic a little bit random but all in all a good read

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FREE EBOOK ´ EPUB Lovers Like You and I November 2013 Shortlisted for the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize 2013 love story set in India ä 9789351160298 Ú MINAKSHI THAKUR Í [PDF / Epub] ☉ LoversN rules and where time and leisure take on new meaningsAbout AuthorMinakshi Thakur's first book An Indian Evening a collection of poems in English was published by Writers Workshop Kolkata in 2002 She has since published two collections of Hindi poems Jab Utthi Yavanika 2003; and Neend Ka Akhiri Pul 2010 which was shortlisted for the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2012 In the same year she was awarded the Sangam House Fellowship an international writers residency in Bengaluru Minakshi has trained in Khayal and Dhrupad and enjoys singing This is her first nove Sometimes I judge a book by its title And it often disappoints me From now onwards I'll judge a book by its cover as they usually turn out to be good I had to leave this book midway I hate leaving books midway but I just couldn't read it further for several reasons The beginning was really interesting but then new characters emerged simultaneously and it got very confusing I had trouble concentrating on this one If you really like a book then the surroundings or noise doesn't really bother you much but this one was actually a drag You might like it if you read it at one go