Okay, I'm almost halfway through this epic 418-pager and already feel I'm taking quite a long while finishing it up...not finishing, rather I should say, devouring! Since I'm traveling, it's a little difficult for me to make time for reading right now, but I'm trying as hard as I can as I'm simply loving the book! A full review shall follow soon, for now here's what the cover says. And since the cover jacket does not say anything about what the book is about, I'll also add in the note from the author that's more of a disclaimer....Read on!
The Great Indian Novel by Shashi Tharoor
'An entertaining tour de force' - Sunday Times
Shashi Tharoor reinvents India with a dazzling marriage of Hindu myth and modern history...
' Perhaps the best work of fiction written by an Indian' - Khushwant Singh, All Asia Review of Books
'This is [a] fascinating novel. It made me sit up' - P.Lal, Telegraph
'The Great Indian Novel is a masterpiece of Indian writing' - Sunday Observer
'Shashi Tharoor's brilliantly written book.....merits to be called a classic' - The Hindu
'Every sane Indian should buy a copy of this book' - Indian Express
'A brilliant concept, well executed and something in it for everyone' - The Book Review
'The Great Indian Novel might upset a few people, but more than that it will entertain and amuse' - Bombay