Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Works of Saadat Haasan Manto

14th July2013 Saadat Hassan Manto is famous for his short stories in the Urdu language. But he started his career as  a  radio and then film scriptwriter and a journalist. He spent about twelve years in Bombay working with the … Continue reading

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A Bit of Confusion.

May and June 2012  book discussions were  non starters  because many of us either couldnt get hold of the book or couldnt read it. One of the books was ‘ The Secret Children’ by Alison Mcqueen which wasnt readily available. … Continue reading

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THE ELEGANCE OF THE HEDGEHOG by Muriel Barberry

20th April 2012 This again is  very unusual and layered book . Its is difficult to really write about it at this distance in time , because it is an extremely intellectual and philosophical book.  Some of us liked it … Continue reading

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THE FORTY RULES OF LOVE by Elif Shafak

Friday 16th,March 2013 This is a beautifully written book, almost lyrical in its approach to the subject which of course is love. It  is about  a  mature housewife who has been content to  live a life of predictable consequences  – … Continue reading

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AFTER A LONG ABSENCE…….

Its been almost a year since  we posted anything. The club read some fantastic books, but somehow we didnt get around to posting. I think we need to remedy this so will  refer to my notes and give some brief … Continue reading

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