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I hope all of you are doing well!! It's time for a new....




It's time for our second suggested book called "The age of Shiva" by Manil Suri.  This book was suggested by Lalitha a.k.a. _LalithaJanaki_.




Thank you so much for your discussed on "A Child Called It!" 

I hope everyone will enjoy reading this book too!

  So grab your favorite cup of coffee and get going!



This a Discussion/Comments thread for "The Age of Shiva."  While you're reading it, put down your comments, questions, favorite quotes, and any discussions you want to take place.

Please don't wait till you finish the book, but do put down your initial thoughts and the thoughts while you're reading it.



  We hope you will enjoy the book and the discussion!  

The last suggestion I have received is:

Chander992 -  Poison Ink by Christopher Golden

If you want a book to be read by the forum, please send you suggestios to me and I will put them up in order as I receive them.  Thanks once again for sending us your suggestions! We really, really appreciate it!





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Thanks for putting the Age of Shiva up for discission Mahi!Big smileEmbarrassed

It's a really tragic book but a very good read. The main character is Meera, and the book is basically about her life from the age of about 17 or 18 to 40, and there's a lot of politics in it too about the time period in which Indira Gandhi was PM of India. This book really makes you think back about the troubles our parents or grandparents went through during that time, and we find ourselves stepping into the shoes of Meera and actually being her. And last but not least, Manil Suri's writing style is beyond excellent, and he really grabs you in with his words. I definitely and from the bottom of my heart recommend this book for anyone who hasn't read it.EmbarrassedSmile

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^^^Thanks Lalitha for the description, it sounds good! I This will be my next readSmile

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Thanks a lot for this recommendation. I just searched this book and Manil Suri's other book and I reli like them from what i've just read. They seem really really good. So i'm going to pop into my bookshop and buy these 2 books soon hopefully. Just waiting 4 my exams to finish, then i will come on and post my views. Thnx once again. x

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Posted: 08 May 2009 at 6:03pm | IP Logged
Originally posted by VirgoVixen

^^^Thanks Lalitha for the description, it sounds good! I This will be my next readSmile
 
You're welcome.Smile I have yet to read The Death of Vishnu, which is his next book. It sounds really good too.

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wow...i am gonna grab a copy soon....but a tragic book?
umm..sounds...sounds...tragic..LOL..
i m very emotional...ro padungi...Cry

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Thanks for putting the Age of Shiva up for discission Mahi!

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Posted: 29 May 2009 at 10:38am | IP Logged
Thanx Lalitha for putting this discussion

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