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The Temple-goers

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Published by Penguin Publishing in London .
Written in English


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The Temple-Goers is a very detailed exploration of the interplay of class and caste in contemporary India, and while the dynamics of class, new money and old, poverty and mobility, are universal enough, the Temple-Goers explores several uniquely Indian phenomena-- including the important role of caste,/5(43).

There is a point in this book when the protagonist receives a rejection from his publisher which descirbes the fictional novel he's been working on as "seriously flawed" and to "work on developing clarity and simplicity to its style".

Oddly after finishing the novel one might, at /5(28). The modernism in Taseer's writing is appropriate then, because The Temple-goers depicts a post-colonial society that has other new challenges to face in the modern age, and there's an unsettling clash between this modernism and old attitudes towards tradition, class, religion and caste that is reflected in the figure of the narrator himself /5.

There is a point in this book when the protagonist receives a rejection from his publisher which descirbes the fictional novel he's been working on as "seriously flawed" and to "work on developing clarity and simplicity to its style".

Oddly after finishing the novel one might, at 2/5(44). Much like with A Stranger to History, his debut novel, in The Temple-Goers Taseer demands your attention. I read this book straight through, in two sittings, which really is testament to the author's skill as a writer.

Marvelous, effortless prose, and it's erudite, too. Read "The Temple-goers" by Aatish Taseer available from Rakuten Kobo. A young man returns home to Delhi after several years abroad and resumes his place among the city's cosmopolitan elite - Brand: Penguin Books Ltd.

The Temple-Goers, By Aatish Taseer. who has praised him as "a young writer to watch" for his first book, the memoir, Stranger to History. But when Aakash is arrested for murder, the two of them are suddenly swept up in a politically sensitive investigation that exposes the true corruption at the heart of this new and ruthless society.

In a voice that is both cruel and tender, The Temple-goers brings to life the dazzling story of a. Get this from a library. The temple-goers. [Aatish Taseer] -- "A young man returns home to Delhi after several years abroad and resumes his place among the city's cosmopolitan elite - a world of fashion designers, media moguls and the idle rich.

But everything. The Temple Goers. Aatish Taseer. About the book ‘A coolly accomplished, pulsating account of modern-day Delhi’ – Guardian’ Announces the arrival of one of the finest stylists in fiction’ – India Today It is spring in Delhi when the narrator arrives.

There are bright buses on new roads and metro construction is. Buy The Temple-goers by Taseer, Aatish (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(25). Get this from a library. The temple-goers. [Aatish Taseer] -- A young man returns home to Delhi after several years abroad and resumes his place among the city's cosmopolitan elite, but everything around him has changed.

Then he meets Aakash, a charismatic and. The Temple-goers has an impressive blurb. It is described as being as “seductive and unsettling” as The Reluctant Fundamentalist and like an Indian version of author was heralded as the ‘Indian Brett Easton Ellis’ by The Bookseller and as ‘a writer to watch’ by V.S.

Naipaul. I’m a big fan of Indian novels and so was excited about reading it/5. The Temple-goers (Book): Taseer, Aatish: A young man returns home to Delhi after several years abroad and resumes his place among the city's cosmopolitan elite - a world of fashion designers, media moguls and the idle rich.

But everything around him has changed - new roads, new restaurants, new money, new crime - everything, that is, except for the people, who are the same, only maybe.

Aatish Taseer. Aatish Taseer was born in He has worked as a reporter for Time Magazine and has written for the Sunday Times, Prospect and India Today. He is the author of Stranger to History: a Son's Journey through Islamic Lands () and a highly acclaimed translation Manto: Selected Stories ().

His novel, The Temple-Goers, will be published in March by Viking. item 4 The Temple-goers by Taseer, Aatish Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping - The Temple-goers by Taseer, Aatish Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping.

$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all. The Temple-Goers, Viking.

ISBN Noon, Faber & Faber in the US; by Picador in India and the UK. ISBN The Way Things Were, Pan Macmillan in UK and IndiaISBN The Twice-Born: Life and Death on the Ganges () Awards " Costa First Novel Award shortlist" for The mater: Amherst College (B.A., ).

temple +‎ goer. Noun. temple-goer (plural temple-goers) One who goes to a temple.Jilly Traganou, ‎Miodrag Mitrasinovic, Travel, Space, Architecture, page She also describes herself as a Hindu temple-goer who visits the temple on a regular basis.

Anagrams. plegometer. The Temple-goers by Aatish Taseer. At times this book made me feel nostalgic for the India I've visited some time ago: the smells, the colours and the poetry unique to the country. But the tale of Aatish and Aakash had for me the quality of 'Bombay mix': moreish when fresh and new, rancid when old.

Similarly as the story progressed the rancid. The Temple-goers: split cities, split identities Aatish Taseer’s debut novel The Temple-goers turns on the relationship between two men.

The narrator, named Aatish Taseer (a device guaranteed to raise questions about exactly how “autobiographical” this book is, as if such things are – or should be – neatly quantifiable), is a young. Aatish Taseer was born in He is the author of Stranger to History: A Son's Journey through Islamic Lands (29) and The Temple-Goers (21), which was shortlisted for the 21 Costa First Novel Award.

He lives between London and Delhi. Read less. The Temple-goers, by Aatish Taseer (Viking, £). Journalist Aatish Taseer has been hailed by VS Naipaul as the "Indian Bret Easton Ellis", and his pulsating account of modern-day Delhi.Aatish Taseer (Novem ) is a British-Indian Journalist, Author, Media Personality and Writer from London, UK.

Earlier, he wrote interesting stories for the magazines like Time, Financial Prospects, The Sunday Telegraph, and Prospect. He acclaimed for translating the short stories of Saadat Hasan Manto from Urdu.