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377 | Manish Jani | Book Review

December 7, 2016

377 | Manish Jani | Book ReviewBy Sarthak

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

As per the natural order a male and female completes a couple, a yin and a yang. A couple represents an entity of nature that brings balance. With the current state of our society th…

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Where Angels Prey | Ramesh S Arunachalam | Book Review

May 6, 2015

By Sarthak

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS :- 4/5

WRITING STYLE :- 4/5

CLIMAX :- 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT :- 4/5

“The financial sector is similar to a three-legged stool, where, if the law is the seat, regulations are the legs. One leg is safety and soundness, another is profitability…

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Why the Vada Seller Refused a Sale | Satish Mandora | Book Review

April 19, 2015

Why the Vada Seller Refused a Sale |  Satish Mandora | Book ReviewBy Sarthak

PLOT - 3/5

WRITING STYLE - 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT - 3.5/5

“Indeed, this life is a test. It is a test of many things - of our convictions and priorities, our faith and our faithfulness, our patience and our resilience, and in the end, our ultimate desires”. - Sheri L.…

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Kasauli Lights | Dimpy Ajrawat | Book Review

April 15, 2015

Kasauli Lights |  Dimpy Ajrawat | Book ReviewBy Sarthak

PLOT – 3/5

CHARACTERS – 3/5

WRITING STYLE – 4/5

CLIMAX – 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT – 3/5 

What is the secret to life?  someone asks
Is it money?
Is it power?
Is it all the materialistic things this world have to offer? or is it “Happiness’ in which e…

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Goodbye Girl | Sheeja Jose | Book Review

April 7, 2015

Goodbye Girl | Sheeja Jose | Book ReviewBy Sarthak

PLOT  - 3.5/5

CHARACTERS -  4/5 

WRITING STYLE – 4/5

CLIMAX – 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT – 3.5/5

"I am going to open a real world, scarier than fiction" 

Justice is a strange concept, a concept which differentiates the right from wrong, the innocent from…

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The TCS Story-and Beyond | Ramadorai , S | Book Review

April 7, 2015

By Sarthak

WRITING STYLE: 3,5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Disclaimer – The view of the reviewer is his personal opinion about the book The TCS Story and beyond and in manner reflects his connections with TCS, hence maintaining an unbiased review of the book.

The book can be vie…

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When She Smiled | Ritoban Chakrabarti | Book Review

January 14, 2015

By Sarthak

PLOT : 3.5\5

CHARACTERS : 4\5

WRITING STYLE : 4\5

CLIMAX : 4\5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT : 4\5

"That's the thing about girls, every time they do something pretty, even if they're not much to look at, or even if they're sort of stupid, you fall in love with them and then you never kno…

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Derivation of Life | Viraj J. Mahajan | Book Review

January 7, 2015

Derivation Of Life | Viraj J. Mahajan

By Sarthak

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

There are three vital essentials to living a happy life in this world, something to do that makes you feel worth-while, something to love and something to hope for.
Out of the above three "Hope…

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Half Girlfriend | Chetan Bhagat | Book Review

December 24, 2014

Half Girlfriend | Chetan Bhagat | Book Review

By Sarthak

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Before we dwell and try to analyze what actually happened to the Chetan Bhagat we all admired for his simplified writing style and easy to connect stories. 

I must say I have never been …

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An Affair to Remember | Harkeerat Anand | Book Review

August 9, 2014

an affair to remember harkeerat anand book reviewBy Sarthak for Srishti Publishers

PLOT: 2.5/5

CHARACTERS: 2.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 2.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5

 "Its only after we've lost everything that we are free to do anything"

- Tyler Durden (Fight club)

 Unfortunately Harkeerat failed to do so, rather than trying t…

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The Sceptical Patriot | Sidin Vadukut | Book Review

May 28, 2014

the sceptical patriot sidin vadukut book review

By Sarthak (Guest) for Rupa Publications

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5 /5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5 /5

SUBJECT: 5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4 /5

As the book gives an exquisite disclaimer about not being biased and writing about something which majority of Indians believe to be 100% true; I believe …

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Governance for Growth in India | Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam | Book Review

May 17, 2014

Governance for growth book review

By Sarthak for Rupa Publications

SUBJECT - 4/5

RELEVANCE – 4/5

WRITING STYLE – 5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT – 4/5

"As India chooses its 16th Lok Sabha....." and so goes on the introduction of the book. First off, before I go any further into the discussion, I must add that the author Dr K…

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Classic Tales from Mystic India | Kamla Kapur | Book Review

October 25, 2013

classic tales from mystic india kamla kapur book review

By Sarthak Singh for Jaico Books

SUBJECT: 3/5

RESEARCH: 2/5

WRITING STYLE: 2/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

It's always a pleasure to read a book which talks about one's religion, its history and origins, be it purely based on mythology or the logical understanding about one's inclinations tow…

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The Trial | Franz Kafka | Book Review

April 30, 2013

By Guest (Sarthak Singh)

PLOT: 5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

Has it ever happened to you that you are chugging your way through a book at a good decent pace planning on giving it a good old 4 because of its plot, characters and writing style…

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