- Paperback: 268 pages
- Publisher: Harper India (1 May 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9350296497
- ISBN-13: 978-9350296493
- Package Dimensions: 19.6 x 13 x 2 cm
- Average Customer Review: 6 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,46,735 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Jacob Hills Paperback – May 2013
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About the Author
Ismita Tandon Dhankher is 'A Lesser Known Poet'. Her poem, 'I am Beautiful' won prize money of Rs. 50,000 on the Yahoo-Dove Indibloggers contest. She's also the author of the romantic thriller Love on the Rocks, which was released in 2011.
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Top customer reviews
BAD PURCHASE...BAD WRITER...BAD BOOK
I can read it again and again
plot of this story , secrets and how every character revels their story slowly slowly is the best part.
Till the last chapter writer keep us guessing about the main culprit
Character modification is just outstanding :D
language is so good one feels like as if a movie is going on .
Definitely a very good read and it is something one should read slowly slowly because the book is so good in the end it leaves reader urging for more.
GREAT PURCHASE. AWESOME WRITER. AMAZING BOOK.
Despite being a mystery at its core, the book is a lot less about finding the culprit and a lot more about what's bubbling underneath it. Ray Bradbury said that a good story is a metaphor, or something to that effect, and this one is. You have the chance to take things at face value and then dig deeper with some of the characters (the more sensible ones like George or the oddly naive ones like Eva) and then you can dig even deeper all on your own. When in Jacob Hills, the author makes a point, racy and bold though the book is, the point made is subtle and unbiased (although I am not even sure if that's intentional.) You are not told what to think, you are only told that, maybe, it's time to think for a bit. The mystery, who killed the woman, who abused the child, those are pieces of a puzzle that gradually fall into place. The helpless "that's it?", the shocked "really?" and the hopeful "what now?" that follow are left for us to chew on.
But, along with giving a serious message, the book is also humorous, which keeps it from becoming a complete drab. The prose is spirited and fun and keeps you entertained! This is definitely one of the better contemporary Indian books.
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