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Spring Comes to Sanctuary (Welcome to Sanctuary, dTarted calling his work as essays instead of fiction The uiet tone pace of this book is entirely appropriate for the reminiscent and of this book is entirely appropriate for the reminiscent and nature of the story I was fascinating to see the juxtaposition of two worlds both geographically and in terms of the life of childhood and early adulthood I enjoyed it Meticulously structured and exuisitely finished like notes of a raag is it Maand Sarang or Madhuvanti Is it transfiguration of the mundane or an exuisitely beautiful spectacle unfolding in words Either way itsamn good writing that I sadly Ask the Past discovered only after all these years There is little to like about the book but for its exuisite writing and prose It is not easy to write 170 pages with little happening yet with such vividescriptions which at some points acuire an exceptionally beautiful texture
AND TONE ON OTHERS WHEN CHAUDHARItone On others when Chaudhari Riding Class (Saddle Club, describing some of the female characters though he ends up being the typical male author with problematic and limitedescriptions The sense of alienation of homesickness of loneliness comes through strongly and is relatable at moments but given that the text relies heavily on Silver Stirrups (Saddle Club, description than on a plot it s a book you could enjoy as you read it and you can read it mindlessly but Ion t think so it is going to stay with me for long or linger on in memory Delectabl. Ated is one of being adrift in a uniue situation enjoying a very special phase of life between childhood and adult life evoted to ephemeral yet significant relationships and aesthetic pursui.
characters Afternoon RaagLoved this beautiful reamlike meander through Oxford Bombay and Calcutta It would ve got 5 stars but a chapter late on from a secondary character s point of view give me a taste I wanted of This is my first Amit Chaudhuri book I like these kind of Kazuao Ishiguro style books that are basically about recollections of episodes of life but not necessarily in a linear way but weighted by impact on the memory Good read A wonderful lilting read Amit Chaudhri s ability to make even a escription of a rainy afternoon in Oxford or the meandering of his music teacher chasing a raag something special is enchanting and endearingTo me an Indian migrant now living in UK but on a visit to my home town in India this was specially heart warming From the start Afternoon Raag reminded me of VS Naipaul s The Enigma of Arrival in that I found it eually unspeakably pedantic The following are just two examples of what I
Mean By That Amit Chaudhuri On Getting On A Busby that Amit Chaudhuri on getting on a bus I took a ouble ecker to Cowley Road it was like entering another life right from ascending the wide berth of the foot board at the entrance clutching with great immediacy the pole vaulter s pole that rose there from the floor ignoring the stealthy staircase that crept primitively upward to make one s way shyly inside braving the curious but not unwelcoming glan. Afternoon Raag eals with
the experiences and impressions of a young Indian student of English Literature at the university of Oxford Chaudhuri recreates the stateexperiences and impressions of a young Indian student of English Literature at the university of Oxford Chaudhuri recreates the state mind of a young man comi. Ces of other people Amit Chaudhuri on opening a oor In my pocket I carried whenever I went out two Yale oorkeys that gave me access to the building and my own Socialist Realism door Each was a twin of the other unpretentious golden coloured andignified in the way it I Look Up To... Michelle Obama did notraw attention to the touch one used the keys unconsciously and trustingly after the initial uncertain period of not knowing which was for which Doctor Extraño door was over There is noetail insignificant enough not to be showered with a spray of adjectives adverbs analogies similes metaphors etc etc What saved the book from a one star rating is the fact that most of it is set in IndiaPS How can these snippets of remembrances be called a novel This is all form no function 134 pages
Of Wonderfully Crafted Rambling Prose With Relativewonderfully crafted rambling prose with relative than hair on my head There were occasional elights in the initial third But after that I was so tuned out nothing made senseNot the
book to kickstart a reading year If it weren t for the effortlessto kickstart a reading year If it weren t for the effortless of Chaudhuri s prose I wouldn t have been able to get beyond page 2 of this rambling showcase of inaction isguised as fiction But how long can one cover up the absence of even a semblance of a plot with clever turns of phrase Luckily he seems to have iscovered that you can only get away with for some time and has now widely Ng to terms with nostalgia and alienation A raag is a piece of classical Indian music which plays around a set of intervals to create a particular mood Here the mood recre. ,