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The temple goers Read Ù 102 Ñ ❰PDF / Epub❯ ☀ The temple goers Author Aatish Taseer – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk 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 A young man returns hA 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 The. This is basically a default 3 because I felt many of this book's subleties and observations were inaccessible to me and not meant for me and that therefore I am not well positioned to judge it 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 uniuely Indian phenomena including the important role of caste which is unrelated to class the central figure of Aakash is poor and uneducated yet Brahmin and thus in some sense superior to the extremely wealthy families that employ him language divisions much is made in the book of Hindi speakers versus English speakers and also of the role of Urdu to a non Indian it is not easy to decode the issues arising from the ability and inability of characters to use these various languages and the role or absence of religion one divide mirroring rich and poor but not completely is between the temple goers the adherents to traditional Indian values and the green card folk who are Americanized or Anglicized in their distance from religionAll this is a lot for a young writer to chew on and I felt that at times the book was static opaue or slow but I also understood that there was a lot being addressed I felt though that Taseer's conversation was Indian to Indian he wasn't trying to help me get caste and frankly I don't and I missed a lot of the book's allusions religious symbolism and geographical hints For example the societal structure is represented physically for Taseer in Delhi's streets and neighborhoods but the coding what it means that a person lives in Lutyens' Delhior the old city is not readily available to an outsider On an emotional level the main plot line which is about the narrator's desire for and infatuation with Aakash his handsome Brahmin but lower class and uneducated physical trainer is interesting but slow at times The most compelling emotional content in the book is the narrator's named like the author Aatish strong but repressed homosexual feeling one of the many phenomena of modern India that we learn about in the book is that gay culture is prevalent among the green card set but violent prejudice is still strong in traditional society But while the book lavishes attention on erotic descriptions of Aakash's lips and abs and nipples and includes one fairly shocking and graphic scene in which Aakash has sex with a prostitute while embracing Aatish the narrator remains resolutely un self aware throughout the book making the book somewhat frustrating from a plot development perspectiveSo overall an intriguing but to an outsider somewhat frustrating read

The temple goersA 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 The. This is basically a default 3 because I felt many of this book's subleties and observations were inaccessible to me and not meant for me and that therefore I am not well positioned to judge it 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 uniuely Indian phenomena including the important role of caste which is unrelated to class the central figure of Aakash is poor and uneducated yet Brahmin and thus in some sense superior to the extremely wealthy families that employ him language divisions much is made in the book of Hindi speakers versus English speakers and also of the role of Urdu to a non Indian it is not easy to decode the issues arising from the ability and inability of characters to use these various languages and the role or absence of religion one divide mirroring rich and poor but not completely is between the temple goers the adherents to traditional Indian values and the green card folk who are Americanized or Anglicized in their distance from religionAll this is a lot for a young writer to chew on and I felt that at times the book was static opaue or slow but I also understood that there was a lot being addressed I felt though that Taseer's conversation was Indian to Indian he wasn't trying to help me get caste and frankly I don't and I missed a lot of the book's allusions religious symbolism and geographical hints For example the societal structure is represented physically for Taseer in Delhi's streets and neighborhoods but the coding what it means that a person lives in Lutyens' Delhior the old city is not readily available to an outsider On an emotional level the main plot line which is about the narrator's desire for and infatuation with Aakash his handsome Brahmin but lower class and uneducated physical trainer is interesting but slow at times The most compelling emotional content in the book is the narrator's named like the author Aatish strong but repressed homosexual feeling one of the many phenomena of modern India that we learn about in the book is that gay culture is prevalent among the green card set but violent prejudice is still strong in traditional society But while the book lavishes attention on erotic descriptions of Aakash's lips and abs and nipples and includes one fairly shocking and graphic scene in which Aakash has sex with a prostitute while embracing Aatish the narrator remains resolutely un self aware throughout the book making the book somewhat frustrating from a plot development perspectiveSo overall an intriguing but to an outsider somewhat frustrating read

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The temple goers Õ D 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 city uietly burning with rag. Am confused I liked the fluid writing in parts the sexual confusion of the writer was also well put and the pages kept me glued with aatish and aakash but the other characters were too stereotypical and under developed As a reader something seemed missing and that's where the book fails I want to read and of Tasseer though Free download à PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ç Aatish Taseer

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Aatish Taseer ç 2 Characters Temple ePUB #8608 only maybe slightly worse Then he meets Aakash a charismatic and unpredictable young man on the make who introduces him to the sualid underside of this sprawling city Together they get drunk and work out visit temples and a prostitute and our narrator finds himself disturbingly attracted to Aakash's worl. Absolutely senseless book The author is extremely confused and than a fictional story the books seems like a day in the boring life of the author It disjointedly moves from a writer's dilemma to random moral uestions about religion added to this confusion is homosexuality You never realize whether the author wants to talk about how homosexual experiences cause emotional turmoil in an individual or whether it is just a peripheral aspect of the story If the former is the actual motive of the author then he fails miserably by not delving deeper into the issue He treats a serious concept rather lightly using it just to move the narrative and nothing however if the latter is the author's motive then it poses a greater uestion What is the story of the book