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. 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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From the Trade Paperback edition. If you did not, share it with us in the comments below. I have great friends and family, and their support has been tremendous. Their third friend Anushka is a product of 21 st century. In what ways does it differ? The dialogues were weak,the characterisation look too uplifted from the popular wome I really dont know what was i thinking.

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The characters needed far more development if I was supposed to care. They all look like clones of their western counterparts. Feb 11, Akanksha rated it liked it.

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advit By end of it just glaned through pages to read to end. From my personal experience, I have to disagree with all these exalting statements.

What kind of books do you like to read? An easy breezy read of light entertainment. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Dec 25, Naughty Kitty rated it it was ok. It is the story of a 29 year old, independent, career-oriented, singe, alcohol-guzzling, Sunday-brunch-addict and forever-on-a-diet shopaholic named Aisha Bhatia.


Bridget Jones is a good story, but Almost Single is better in a lot of ways.

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Books by Advaita Kala. From the Trade Paperback edition. There cant be any spoilers cuz the plot is very predictable.

Of the three, Anushka being a divorcee alkost to be the most sensible one helping out the other two with their perfect makeovers and being a shoulder to cry on during their lows ‘Ugh! I loved the narration, very hilarious but very true.

I started to read and kept on saying such a bad rip off of Bridget jones. I felt it has nothing new to offer.

If you liked this sungle, please share it with others. There were, however, two points that I really didn’t like – always considering that it was only a chic-flic: It includes themes of female experiences — love, longing, courtship, marriage, work, wardrobe woes, calorie calamities, bitchy bosses, and fashion.

Do not expect it to enrich your empty hours. Mar 28, Resham Tharani rated it it was ok.

Same goes for the ending which comes across rushed at best. The Best Books of They are perceived as a group of bg piranhas waiting to sink their teeth into any man.


He sees her gift b a car in toilet paper. 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 few traces of thoughts asking her to quit her job, yet carrying on with it. There are so many quips per page that singlw though only around a Almost Single is the story of a 29 year old single woman in Delhi looking for a husband.

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. Look Inside Reading Guide.

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Refresh and try again. There’s some wit in here.

I also feel that the book articulates,subtly, the fact that there are people who think they are modern but are torn between modernity and tranditions. Sometimes, Life is like a book. Hunting is no more a male prerogative. Apparently, gay men drool over every hot guy they come across. Look For Search for: I felt the book dragged its feet so to speak I took this book up for reading rather hesitantly.