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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With a plethora of disappointing chick lit novels out there, Kala achieves what many cannot—she makes her readers laugh aloud.

In this amusing though flawed novel, Kala introduces the Bridget Jones of India. The inner struggle is apparent and is something the generation today can totally relate to. Learn More About Almost Single print. I kid around sometimes saying that I have the strongest sales force because I have friends all over the country and they are totally tracking the book.

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They want everything and question everything. An easy breezy read of light entertainment. But one day at her hotel, in walks Karan Verma, a sexy investment banker from the Big Apple. I needed a light read after a heavy WW2 novel and this came in handy.


This book represents eight of my hard-earned dollars flushed down the toilet. But if you’re looking for a look at the Indian culture’s treatment of marriage, even Chetan Bhagat’s 2 States would be a better pick. I mean, it is a light read.

Like all other bollywood flicks even this one has a happy ending. Look at this book a little differently.

The love story isnt captivating. Any comparison to Bridget Jones is a terrible insult to that book’s author. The characterization lacked iala and was bearable only to a certain extent. Almost Single – a common state of flux for many Indian twenty-somethings.

Almost Single Reader’s Guide

The best parts are the emotional and societal events in a 29 year old single, surviving alone, pressured with a high profile, higher expectant job title, with a f This book is sngle complete hilarious with loads of fun factor. Bridget Jones is a good story, but Almost Single is better in a lot of ways. For one, I am not sure how to characterize this book. You may also like. Terse, urban and bold But they are just happy that I went out there and did what I wanted to do and the book came into being, since getting published can be tough.

Book Review | Almost Single by Advaita Kala

Suddenly out of nowhere everything falls into place. Do you defy what your culture expects of you in any ways?

Be a good Samaritan: I loved her writing though. It is a fight within her, in between the modern and the traditional.


I have great friends and family, and their support has been tremendous. I would’ve liked to see more of Anushka too – but her story did progress, which was satisfactory. But this instead was about a single urban woman who seems to be desperately in search of a man who can validate her existence in the society, which is clearly understandable though The only reason I want to write this review, is to tell how much I hate this book.

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Savvy, sexy, and unforgettable, Almost Single tackles the loving, exasperating tug-of-war between mothers and daughters, traditional customs and contemporary romance—and what happens when a modern Indian woman is caught in the middle.

Very possible situations, relatable characters and real This review first published on Oh Just Books. Her mum, cousin and aunty and friends give the r Gy Indian Bridget Jones, only wittier and funnier! Bridget Jones has her diary, Carrie Bradshaw has her newspaper advait, but what does Aisha Bhatia have?

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