My name is Aisha Bhatia, I am twenty-nine years old and single. I work as a Guest Relations Manager at the Grand Orchid Hotel. I dine at luxury hotels and stay. 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. : Almost Single eBook: Advaita Kala: Kindle Store.

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Read more Read less. Refresh and try again. Jan 08, Namitha Varma rated it it was ok Shelves: It leads you to think that the story is of an about-to-be-divorced woman whereas the story is of an almost-left-single-girl — a 29 year old who is desperately looking for a partner. Feb 11, Akanksha rated it liked it. I had a tough time trying to keep my eyes open on this one.

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Learn More About Almost Single print. I just did not like the way the book ended. Wickedly irreverent and laugh-aloud funny, Almost Single is a delightful romp through the five-star world of champagne brunches, gay soirees, and the dilemmas of hip, young girls on the lookout for love and matrimony. Almost Single Amazon Paperback: The novel offers the idea that a better body, a better wardrobe, a better job, a better man are not yet out of reach.


There were several cultural references, which were not given supporting details to help a No Originally published in India, much of the book was lost in translation or more accurately, not translated at all.

Advaita Kala may be best described as rebellious a result of the years spent at Welham’sconfused after four years of a liberal afvaita education at Berry College, Georgia, USA and multi-faceted having held jobs that range from being a librarian to a Tepanyaki chef.

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I have great friends and family, and their support has been tremendous. It’s a satire about the pressures on women to make themselves presentable and get married as early as possible, to as rich a man as possible. So all the ‘almost singles’ who were pumping with joy sinhle reading the book and feeling all good about themselves get hit by the almosst, in their face when Aisha, the protagonist, the ugly, large framed, 29 year old, finally gets hitched with an Amrika return, sophisticated, drop dead gorgeous, millionaire.

From the Trade Paperback edition. We regularly publish lamost book reviews. I loved the narration, very hilarious but very true. Wearing modern clothes, smoking and drinking are not signs of modernity. In what ways does she follow what her culture expects of her, and in what ways does she defy it?


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May 11, M rated it liked it. I was so right.

I found myself continuously giggling, every time I picked it up – in metro, bus, home, – or put it down – while working, talking, bathing, eating, and all! Most of the parts are very predictable and we have seen and read ,ala times.

Do you think that this sentiment might be different for men? Do you defy what your culture expects of you in any ways?

The one cultural part that advaia thoroughly explained was the highlight of the book. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Feb 27, Ranjita Sk rated it did not like it. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Enjoyed the first half of the book very much.

There really is advait a bit of fun to be had in here. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mar 13, Shalini M rated it liked it Shelves: