[Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address)

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A Strange and Sublime Address

A Strange and Sublime Address review ó 3 characters Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Amit Chaudhuri Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read Arefully trying to capture in the rhythms of his prose the faded happiness of things the strange pure remembered moments. Sandeep an only child living in a Bombay comes with his mother to his maternal uncle s house to spend his vacations with his cousins Abhi and Babla This book has a mention of two such vacations one and a half year apart one in the summers and one in the winters of the following year The way the kids spend their time in the summer vacation looking at the pigeons watching the passers by sitting on the balcony looking at the palm tree in the neighborhood reflects how innocent childhood is The story has been narrated in a very descriptive manner and some of the scenes can actually be visualised I really enjoyed this part of the bookNine short stories follow the main book These stories are very different in nature and essence from the main book and most of them actually all except one leave the reader expecting out of the story as they end abruptly Four stars for the main story and three stars for the following nine

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A Strange and Sublime Address review ó 3 characters Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Amit Chaudhuri Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read Alcutta This novel tells the story of the atmosphere in the small house where they live Chaudhuri writes precisely and c. Chaudhari the mood magician He cant tell a good story if you put a gun to his head but that s okay because that s not his job His job is to shape with deft fingers beautiful images of everyday life where nothing happenswhere the whole day is composed of a series of dot dot dots where languid days of summer stretch into the horizon punctuated only by pigeon flutterings and afternoon siestas What is the book about then Nothing really simply the patchwork display of everyday sound smell touch and thoughts of restless school boys

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A Strange and Sublime Address review ó 3 characters Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Amit Chaudhuri Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read Sandeep is an only child living in a Bombay high rise and in this book makes two long visits to his extended family in C. Reading Amit Chaudhuri s A Strange and Sublime Address is like sipping vintage wine on a transcontinental flight You re in the same seat seemingly not having gone anywhere but mysteriously transported without your own knowledge to another place another time All this with the smoothness of velvety turns of phrase and clever manipulations of language If you re looking for a story or a purpose then there is none But then is there any purpose in sipping a glass of vintage wine on a long flight but the joy of sheer indulgence in the simple pleasures of life


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  1. says: review A Strange and Sublime Address characters Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Amit Chaudhuri Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read

    Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read characters Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Amit Chaudhuri [Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address) Almost my entire life I have been magnetically drawn to Indian literature from Riki Tikki Tavi through to Midnight’s Children; so this one leapt from a shelf and into my hands without me having any say in the matterAnd it soon became abundantly clear that Chaudhuri has writerly magic at his fingertips; his prose is wonderfully poetic and each incidental detail is lovingly observed Yet the story itself is la

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    [Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address) Sublime indeed This is probably the best book I have read in the past few years Indian books are often expected to have colour and chaos and flavour Not that there is anything wrong with the books that do have this but it can't be denied that such expectations have certain orientalist implicationsA Strange Sublime Address on the other hand is an incredibly moving portrait that captures an elusive spirit of middle class India It basks in

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    [Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address) Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read review A Strange and Sublime Address Reading Amit Chaudhuri's 'A Strange and Sublime Address' is like sipping vintage wine on a transcontinental flight You're in the same seat seemingly not having gone anywhere but mysteriously transported without your own knowledge to another place another time All this with the smoothness of velvety turns of phrase and clever manipulations of language If you're looking for a story or a purpose then there is none But then is there any purpose

  4. says: [Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address) Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read characters Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Amit Chaudhuri

    [Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address) Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read review A Strange and Sublime Address Chaudhari the mood magician He cant tell a good story if you put a gun to his head but that's okay because that's not his job His job is to shape with deft fingers beautiful images of everyday life where nothing happenswhere the whole day is composed of a series of dot dot dots where languid days of summer stretc

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    review A Strange and Sublime Address Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read characters Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Amit Chaudhuri I had almost abandoned 'A strange and Sublime Address' but then decided not to Soon I realized that the slow paced narrative is actually what the story being told demands to create the idle atmosphere of Calcutta's summer Everyone who has spent their share of summer holidays at their maternal uncle's place will understand

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    characters Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Amit Chaudhuri [Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address) I'm tempted to give it 4 stars instead of 3 simple because of its first half He beautifully strings together the everyday nothings in a Bengali household till a point after which there was something amiss Hence the 3 stars

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    [Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address) Would have given it four if the short stories were as good as the first novella

  8. says: [Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address) Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read review A Strange and Sublime Address

    [Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address) Sandeep an only child living in a Bombay comes with his mother to his maternal uncle’s house to spend his vacations with his cousin

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    [Read] (A Strange and Sublime Address) review A Strange and Sublime Address Too many tacky metaphors and similes I tried to work past it but then THIS happened on page 12–13 a grating earthy noise like a drunk man cr

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    Amit Chaudhuri ☆ 3 read characters Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Amit Chaudhuri review A Strange and Sublime Address One of those books where nothing happens and that's ok Lovely prose describing two holidays on the life of 10 year old Sande

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