Ience paralleled possibly by watching a 3 D Imax theater with all of the sensory effects of a steamy Indian life The experience of reading this book is similar to reading Garcia Maruez for the first time and when characters do things that are ncomfortable and inappropriate I watched from inches away and at the same time somehow owned the actions and words as if they were my ownWhile the ending is less powerful than the rest of the book a shift from experience to explanation this is one of the most sumptuous passionate books I ve ever read Not to be missed Lucky me I got an advance copy of this book I read it in maybe 3 days following and only that long because I had to work I had rolled my eyes when I read the comparisons reviewers had made to Salman Rushdie and Arundhati Roy But he nails it making the writing of THE LAST SONG OF DUSK arguably accessible than the works of either I getting
ready to this one I NEVER reread That s how much to reread this one I NEVER reread That s how much liked it so re review to come OK so having invested far too much time in this book I am not investing much in the review Frankly I am amazed by so many gushing reviews for this bookThings in this book that didn t work for me It is set in the 1920s The dialogue is ridiculously modern it grates against the setting far to. Ecret losses; Nandini a deviously alluring artist with a penchant for panthers and walking on water; and Shloka the Gandharvas’ delicate disturbingly silent child As their fates nravel in an old
Characters The Last Song of DuskI am not sure how I actually liked this book All I can say is after certain portions I couldn t keep the book down maybe because the burden was just too nbearable In this life my love expect no mercy this kept ringing in
head and I relating it to my own lifeExtremely well written I did adore every single line andMy Head And I
Passage In The Book But Still Read Like A Poemin the book But still Read like a poem story was out of this world the writing was a dream to read and the author was only 26 when he wrote this his debut novel Impressive on all counts and the perfect take along book to my yoga retreat in Guatemala A beautiful girl leaves her parents home to meet her future husband taking her songs and those of her ancestors to guide her life What ensues is lovelove of family love of self love of those who are curiously besotted love of panthers and flowers and the moonlight on loinspondsthe balcony It s also the book of distance Geographies, Mobilities, and Rhythms over the Life-Course unbearable loneliness and deathThis story isn tite real but it is tterly compelling The story is something between a parable and a fantasy with inexplicable powers and invisible forces It s a story that grips the reader closely making you watch the characters and the forest and the moonlight and the monsoon an experience as close to real as anything I ve read an exper. Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi’s stunning debut tells the story of four extraordinary lives Anuradha Gandharva gifted with astonishing beauty and magical songs; her husband Vardhmaan struggling with O much There is a parrot in
book which holds full conversations with owner rubbish The genital descriptions are ridiculous to the point some actually no sense Example a member between his legs that was lonely and strong willed and tterly gorgeous inside its own confusion er what Every character is over the top the good ones are ridiculously good the bad ones are ridiculously bad Too obvious no realistic flaws There is a character present for a thirdThe Book Which Holds Conversations With
of the book who is set p as the protagonist or villain and yet when the characters move house we donthe book who is set p as the protagonist or villain and yet when the characters move house we don hear about here again Weak She is replaced by a house as the evil character yes I know There is a house who becomes a character yes magical realism which when successful can be subtle and provide an ethereal background to a story even though I am seldom a big fan however here is is clumsy and the voice of the character of the house is so badly written it seems like it was written by a schoolboyAs a final point I was just caught The New Goddess up in the story line For me the overwritten nature of the prose the modern dialogue terrible characterisation and clumsy foreshadowing distracted from what limited story there was The story line had potential it is an interesting enough overall setup but didn t deliver for me2 star. Illa in 1920s’ Bombay they learn to navigate the ever changing landscape of love Told with tenderness and dazzling wit The Last Song of Dusk will haunt you long after you have turned the final page.