In this amusing though flawed novel, Kala introduces the Bridget Jones of India. Aisha Bathia is an independent year-old single woman living in New Delhi. She’s got a coterie of friends – one single woman, one ‘getting a divorce’ woman and a Gay couple, a mother who nags Aisha about her. Is Indian chick-lit there yet? Kiran says no, as she reviews the desi version of Bridget Jones’ Diary – Almost Single by Advaita Kala. Read on.

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Almost Single

As an Indian woman, Aisha lives in a culture steeped in almowt. In what ways does she follow what her culture expects of her, and in what ways does she defy it? Do you defy what your culture expects of you in any ways? Aisha and her friends share a bond that is based on their being unmarried women in a culture where it is expected to marry young. What other bonds do they share, and how are they kalz


Almost Single by Advaita Kala | : Books

In what ways does it differ? At the end of the novel, Sintle is chagrined because her friends are moving on. Do you think that Aisha grows throughout the novel? Towards the end of the book, Aisha says: How do you think that Aisha and her friends reflect this statement? Do you think that this sentiment might be different for men?

Do you think that U. Why do you think that it might be more culturally acceptable for Americans to marry later?

Do you agree that getting married later affords you a more developed sense of sjngle, or do you think that it can work the other way around? What do you think of the relationship avdaita Aisha and Karan share?

But one day at her hotel, in walks Karan Verma, a sexy investment banker from the Big Apple. Will he finally be the one to rescue her from impending spinsterhood? Or does she even want to be rescued?


We hope they will enrich your experience of this delightfully funny look at finding love. Questions and Topics for Discussion 1. Learn More About Almost Single print. LitFlash The eBooks you want at vy lowest prices. Read it Forward Read it first.

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