Holy Cow!

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4 out of 5 stars
By Paul on 28-07-06

Worth a read

Having travelled to India and worked there (got to love that driving), if only for a short time with my job, I found myself chuckling away merrily to this a great deal. It perfectly portrays the chaos that surrounded my visit there and I found constant parallels between the authors experiences and my own.
For some reason though I found it really hard to get through and took nearly a month to listen to it. Some of this was my doing but some of it was the story is pretty much one level throughout and samey.
I'm not sure about the religious stuff, Im sure some will take offence although I don't see any malice, just observation.
Well worth the read and the time.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Mary on 29-09-06


Having also been to India I was disappointed when listening to this book.
It leaves out so much of the joy of this unique country, but maybe I'm biased.
Worth listening to however.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Holly C. on 21-02-17

I love it already and I'm only halfway into chap 1

love the authors voice (beautifully brought to life by narrator too) the way she tells it is fast paced witty and palpable.

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4 out of 5 stars
By alwayssmiling on 21-10-15

Great introduction to India

I am going to India for my first visit and this book was recommended as an introduction. It seems to give a good description of the country, the people and the different cultures and religions. I feel I have a better understanding of what to expect from everyday life. There really are a lot of experiences in this book too. A great insight.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Amanda on 10-10-12

A good read.

If you have been to India you will love this book. If you are going then its a good read before hand. Or take it if you are to go! It brings Indian with all its colour, tastes, and issues back to your mind. And leads you into another life. A world away.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Rowan on 11-05-10

This womans voice is agony

Couldnt sound less interested and makes the whole experience sound mundane and a pain in the arse. She has one accent for every single Indian person male or female. People tell me its a fun enjoyable book but I scraped by the first 4 hours over a 6 week period when usually go through one this long in 2 days with my job but iv given up. I cant stand her.

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