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My name is Aisha Bhatia, I am twenty-nine years old and single. I work as a Guest Relations Manager at the Grand Orchid Hotel. I dine at luxury hotels and stay. 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.

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What a worthless piece of crap this book was. Reading this book reminded me quite a bit of Pride and Prejudice not coincidentally, other GR reviewers found it reminiscent of Bridget Jones’s Diary. Almost Single is singularly awful: Their third friend Anushka is a product of 21 st century.

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The protagonist, Aisha Bhatia 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 between their 5-star independent world of cosmopolitan life style and their orthodox society.

Story doesn’t stay with you. The novel is for a niche audience — the urbane urban ones arvaita constitute the Multiplex audience. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Man of Her Match. Advantage ji convert her emotions n masti into story by commendable writing skills, i felt that, i advalta watching a movie, every line of the book is so intresting n lively, Everytime I’m finding something new, and sometimes Xingle feels ke Kasht main bhi is book ka koi Character hota.

Want to Read saving…. But one day isngle her hotel, in walks Karan Verma, a sexy investment banker from the Big Apple. Advaita Kala may be best described as rebellious a result of the years spent at Welham’sconfused after four years of a liberal arts education at Berry College, Georgia, USA and multi-faceted having held jobs that range from being a kapa to a Tepanyaki chef.


I tolerate my job, hate my boss, and bond big-time with my friends, while routinely suffering from umbilical cord whiplash. I am a hotelier by profession and have worked and studied in India and abroad.

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This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Somewhere a clock is ticking, though as far as Aisha is concerned, it can be cheerfully drowned out by laughter over a champagne brunch.

The dialogues were weak,the characterisation look too uplifted from the popular wome I really dont know what was i thinking. In a city where old is meeting new, daughters are surprising mothers, and love is breaking all the rules, this heartfelt and wickedly funny cross-cultural debut novel introduces a smart, irreverent young woman searching for independence and akla in a culture bound by tradition.

But if you’re looking for a look at the Indian culture’s treatment of marriage, even Chetan Bhagat’s 2 States would be a better pick.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Very possible situations, relatable characters and real reactions to situations – everything we or a friend may have experienced or heard of – in a delightful package. Humor is a strong point in chick lit. Preview — Almost Single by Advaita Kala. So they are caught between competing demands to be strong and independent while retaining their feminity.

Savvy, sexy, and unforgettable, Almost Single tackles the loving, exasperating tug-of-war between mothers and daughters, traditional customs and contemporary romance—and what happens when a modern Indian woman is caught in the middle. Her mum, cousin and aunty and friends give the right amount of spice to it.

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Visit our Help Pages. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Books by Advaita Kala. If you did not, share it with us in the comments below. Everytime find it interesting Originally published in India, much of the book was lost in translation or more accurately, not translated at all.


There were, however, two points that I really didn’t like – always considering that it was only a chic-flic: Chick lit does not deal with culturally suppressed women. Apparently, gay men drool over every hot guy they come across. Customers who bought this item also bought. I get into phases and then read books specific to that style or genre. It’s been a really long time since I read a chick lit I’ve kinda lost appetite for them. Corniness of Indian mentality about marriage has already been spoken and done.

I took this book up for reading rather hesitantly. Except, here’s the thing: You have the Mrs Bennet kind of mother who treats her daughter’s marital status as her single biggest failure, pun intended.

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I’d have enjoyed this more when I was qdvaita of the single-and-desperate-to-mingle crowds myself. The protagonist, Aisha Bhatia 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 between their 5-star In the early chapters, I didn’t feel this to be a novel in an Indian setting, I felt the characters, basically everything, is too westernized.

I needed a light read after a heavy WW2 novel and this came in handy.