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Overall, ‘The Old Man and his god’ is If one takes this as a novel and reads the book, I would say the book is a light and engaging read. Or perhaps this is meant for the Chetan Bhagat lovers who want to expand and broaden their reading habits? Your email address will not be published.


Is it that I do not belong to the target audience? Judging an author for the source of stories is one thing one should not do.

There are stories about people’s generosity-and selfishness-in times of natural disasters like the tsunami; women struggling to speak out in a world that refuses to listen to them and tales of young professionals trying to find their feet as they climb up the corporate ladder. The old man and his god by sudha murthy pdf All and everything by george gurdjieff pdf The old man and his god by sudha murthy pdf It is good to keep a mudthy tab on them too.

Published January 28th by Penguin Books first published Discovering the Spirit of India 3. Moving back to book, the stories draw you closer to people. My first read of Sudha Murty.

In the preface she says, “We all come across such strange and touching incidents in our life it is just that we forget them”. She really touched the nerve of the society, about which we usually talks but never implement in life.

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A straight away torture on my lacrimal glands. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In conclusion, do buy the book, since the proceeds go to charity.

After going through her novel The old man and his god.


This workpiece is emotional as well as motivational. For detailed book-review, see my blog: Reading those stories I ponde I don’t remember how I got hold of this book but I don’t regret reading it.

As she travels across, sudha murthy documents people from all walks of life; people who r rich but depressed, poor but compasaionate, successful entrepreneuers, young minds, collegues. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I loved it much much more than Sudha Murty’s fiction novels. BC in honour of which Greek God? Novel is too good. Sudha murthy has penned down real life stories of compassion, luv, generosity of people whom she met while in infosys foundation which is known for its philantropic work.

I started reding this book at 12 at night and complete it within a suhda hours. This falls in the same category.

The Old Man and His God: Discovering the Spirit of India

Imagining India Nandan Nilekani: There is another story of how an old lady in a village in Karnataka, out of her sense of responsibility towards the community asks her to get toilets built for the women and how some sudah think that this is her business venture. From love to hatred and business to philanthropy, from freedom to injustice and selflessness to jealousy, from friendship to tragedy and spirituality to poverty ; every story of this book manifests a facet of human-life. The selflessness and selfishness, compassion and cruelty, knowledge and ignorance all are shown distinctly.

And just as the blurb claims, the book suha a mix bag of stories collected from a lifetime of experiences which delves upon the various. A little stone bench under a banyan tree in a village in Karnataka is the perfect place for travellers to rest and forget their sjdha for a while as they chat with the man sitting there patiently listening to them, a better counsellor than one can find anywhere in the city.

Sep 05, Balachander rated it it was ok. How Infosys was born – Franchise Petals.

I therefore cannot explain why this particular book is so mediocre.