Despite how entertaining or exotic one may find other books on India to be, they share the trait of being written by foreigners on a brief journey, an adventure, and consequently they all deliver an often incorrect view of a country that is impossible to understand from the surface.
moved in, set up house, became a resident in a village on the banks of
the Ganges River, and eventually called India home. Her writing swings
from the depths of ancient culture, spirituality, and philosophy,
through to drunk bathroom repair men and India's wedding season, and
ties it all together with direction, grounding, and an easily-digested
Its funny, outrageous, controversial, deep, witty,
spiritual, philosophical, and damned entertaining: in other words, it’s
India. From Goodreads.
I unfortunately didn't find this book funny, entertaining or interesting at all. The most interesting thing about the book is that I am Danish and she married a Dane and he is hardly mentioned. But I did finish it as I needed it for a challenge.
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Goodreads Reading Challenge 2015
Wacky Reading Challenges: Word Search 2015
The Challenge Factory: Scavenger Hunt Part XVI
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A Million More Pages: Scavenger 2015
A Million More Pages Hogwarts: Backpacking Around The Globe
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