The Inscrutable Americans [Anurag Mathur] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This hilarious novel describes one year spent on a small. The Inscrutable Americans [Anurag Mathur] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This quirky novel – a besteller in India – chronicles an Indian. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Anurag Mathur was born in New Delhi and educated at Scindia School (Gwalior), St Stephen’s College (Delhi), and the.

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Here he had to recreate himself, but the basic building block of his new persona was his colour. The boy in the story has seen no struggle in his life except in achieving his single most important goal – sexual intercourse. I expected no more from it, and so while I can see why my friend called it a glorified Chetan Bhagat, I laughed out loud and thought some of the plays on stereotypes were quite funny. I didn’t care anymore because all Gopal wanted to do, for the next ninety pages or so was to get laid.

That rare novel that demands full intellectual and emotional involvement, Among the Living resounds with mayhur and relevance, perception and humanity. English Choose a language for shopping. Our website has detected that you are using american outdated browser. The Inscrutable Americans – India. insctutable

The Inscrutable Americans – Anurag Mathur

A particular part which stood out to me was the acknowledgement that many foreign students in America and I imagine elsewhere are not as lucky as the main character in finding a friend, and many become extremely isolated and lonely. A very funny book though.

The anutag to racism, poverty in USA. Personally I thought this book was very funny. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. I would have given it 4 star rating, except all the “sex in America” theme bored me quite a bit.

Inscrjtable writing here is pretty good. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Apr 10, Payal Niharika rated it it was ok.

One can read the chapters in a random order because a chapter adds nothing to its following ones. This article contains content that is written like an advertisement.

Some of the perspectives are outdated, but even those were true when the matthur was written. In my English Communication class in college, which one of the popular professors of Humanities department was taking, the prof. A friend gave this book as a gift a couple of years ago. Sure, it isn’t the kind of book that you would want to marry, but it’s not a bad one-night stand. He is shaken on seeing the poverty in the richest of all lands and on the notion that white Americans separate black ones from them and do not care kathur them.

Gopal-the-village-boy’s innocence has been portrayed amfricans convincingly and his obsession with Jajau’s H It started off really well! But how did a re Extremely horrible grammar throughout the book. However, there were scenes in particular that were a bit ‘rape-y’ for my taste and many of the female characters where portrayed as sex-obsessed or were actually prostitutes.

Gli imperscrutabili americani – Italia. The book also showcases the not-so-rosy part of America that is often hidden to international perception. The novelty of this book is light read, simple wordings and introduction to American culture to an outsider.

The Inscrutable Americans by Anurag Mathur

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Unlock rewards or cashbacks the next time you are going to an event with your friends. The edition I read was the 43rd printing, which says something about the book’s popularity. Apr mxthur, Deepak Motiramani rated it it was amazing Shelves: All other comical aspects of it come from immature comments and jokes that play on stereotypes. Find the best experiences happening out there in your city or enjoy handpicked content while sitting comfortably at home.


Orthofer6 February AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The Inscrutable Americans – Canada. And it is also filled with small small things which we Indians, who travel abroad, ultimately note – clean air which fill your lungs, mundane greenery, calm life, nobody cares about your background.

The letters he writes to his younger brother in India is the most hilarious part of this book! I have wasted precious hours reading this book. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Other than various characters’ mothers or daughters, here are all the American women mentioned in the book: That you’ve drowned in rolls of blubber? As to the local mores, Mathur perhaps exaggerates slightly the willingness of everyone to jump in bed with everyone at pretty much the drop of anything — but then he was writing for an Indian audience, and a bit of such exotic sensationalism couldn’t hurt.

Mar 29, Shruti rated it it was amazing.

The Inscrutable Americans

Sounds like someone else did it for him. How can someone with such a horrible English put that “inscrutable” word in the title? The pace and humour was amazing to start with, but the narration went on to be a drone by the end of the book.