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As the grandfather of the family, Nariman is likely the best candidate to be declared the main character of this novel, but it is truly jatters ensemble cast, with Nariman’s step children Jal and Coomy, his daugther and son-in-law Roxanna and Yezda and his grandchildren Janghela and Murad all playing important roles.

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You submitted the following rating and review. Which brings us to the one act which put the entire chain of events in motion. He has osteoporosis, and a broken leg. Jul 17, Brinda rated it liked it. This was written in – 13 years ago Parts of this book were experienced while traveling through Rajasthan, India. The Vine of Desire. The review must be at least 50 characters long. This book is about not only the importance of mistfy, but also about aging and how the young and old have so much to teach each other, but the message is clear that we rarely have the energy to stop and learn from each other.

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A man who once was free to walk in fanily by lanes of his vicinity and enjoy a wonderful German orchestra at the nearby concert hall; Nariman was reduced to a mere caged mortal who longed for freedom to breathe fresh air, feel the splatter of rainwater as he walked through the puddles and for once make his own choices without being reprimanded for his doings.


Each sketched characters defines the ebb and flow famliy life and its greatness that we as children dream to achieve. The World We Found. Born With A Tooth. I’m obviously not finished with the book yet I kind of feel like I am rambling on and stirring up name freee without actually saying much. We assume old people are not right in their heads.

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Alex Duncan At times yes it is hilarious. Nariman carries around a lot of guilt, and it is interesting to see the contrast between the young man and the ailing one in the present day. Mistry demonstrates better than any writer that every individual has an amazing story to tell. A Gentleman in Moscow.

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Mistry spins a tale about Bombay through the story of one family undergoing dramatic yet completely plausible, at times quiet, ordinary events. Sad that I was ignorant about this Indian author.

You will get involved in it as though every joy and tragedy were happening within your own family. And as usual, with any story written by an Indian immigrant, I read the story personally — ultimately, this was a tribute to a city rohintpn the eyes of one far away from it, revealed through distinct memories and descriptions of photographs and references to Hindi songs and idioms, and charatcers highlighting its chaotic blend of creed and religion and class.

A fricken train load of people also suffer. Behind the Beautiful Forevers. My waiter thought he was joking. A Horse Walks into a Bar. In this book Mistry makes several obscure references to India, Indian politics, and Zoroastrianism, and several pieces of dialog are in various languages other than English, but despite these barriers for a Western reader, I would whole-heartedly recommend this novel to anyone I know, especially to anyone who likes Shakespeare or otherwise mattsrs stories that tackle all the really hard matgers.


But on the other hand, the universality reminded me of the claustrophobic and eternal familial struggles of all human family life, which affect most families thr I liked this book after awhile, but initially, one of the characters, Coomy, irritated me so much I almost quit. Sister of My Heart. Pachinko National Book Award Finalist. Lincoln in the Bardo.

By following the rules, beliefs, traditions, customs, of the Parsee Zoroastrianreligion – Nariman wasn’t allowed to marry Lucy because she wasn’t of the same faith.

And then it brings us down ” The uncertainty of life. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine. In Asian cultures, looking after elderly parents is viewed not only dutiful but the most obedient thing to do. Kapur, whose benevolence weds passion in such fierce ceremony that his employees, Yezad and Husain get absolved of all their sorrows in its pious fire?

When they no longer wanted to take care of him – mostly tired of taking cared mathers his bodily functions. Why, else, should I feel numbed at the virtues of a nine-year old Jehangir who knows to read the silent whimpers of his grandpa with sensitivity far greater than his parents’?

The Color of Our Sky. I liked this book after awhile, but initially, one of the characters, Coomy, irritated me so much I almost quit.

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