The true story of Udham Singh, a Sikh orphan, setting out on a decades long scheme to murder an English diplomat, t Sir Michael O’Dwyer, the Lieutenant Governor
Dotan Naor made a bet with Willy Mizrachi that he can locate his missing son. Willy is a ruthless arms dealer, and his son has settled as in the Himalayas.
Lady Augusta Gregory (15 March, 1852 – 22 May, 1932) was a folklorist, drama writer and theater manager from Ireland. Described “the greatest living Irishwoman”
The book shows us the same traveling experience through three sets of eyes, Mrs. Sengupta, Satya, and the American Rebecca Elliot.
Unlike many other similar books I’ve read, the author does not try to force tears out of the reader (something I dislike), but instead tells a good story with all the tragedy and happiness which happens in life.
The beautiful design alone of this book is worth a look for any bibliophile, even if you might not enjoy the story.
Pepper: A History of the World’s Most Influential Spice by Marjorie Shaffer is a non-fiction book tracing history through the trade of black pepper
Article first published as Book Review: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid on Blogcritics. About: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid is a fictional book in guise of a self-help book (but with a story). Mr. Hamid has written two previous books which were very well received, however this is the first book I have read from his pen. 240 pages Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover Language: English ISBN-10: 1594487294 My rating for How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia — 5 Buy this book in paper or in electronic (Kindle enhanced with audio) format* More Books by Mohsin Hamid Thoughts: At first I was a bit taken aback by the format of How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid (website | Facebook | @mohsin_hamid), but I kept on reading as the novel expended into the universe of an unnamed protagonist and his rise in the business world of Asia. Once I got used to the format and the writing style, I found a delightful book with a simple, yet rapid story full of love and hope. In between each chapter a decade or so passes, the reader is left…
Cutting for Stone is a glorious family / medical saga covering multiple generations and locations. Marion, the narrator, is an emotional and intelligent person
A 2006 memoir of Ms. Gilbert which chronicles her trip around the world after her divorce and takes the reader with on her journey of self discovery.