Mrs Kapoor and a whole host of animals and friends give chase to a cheeky chapatti in this hilarious modern take on the runaway pancake story. Follow the trail of the chapatti as it bounces and bursts through the book -- where will its adventure end?
For twenty-three years, Naina has saved herself for the Indian man that her parents have chosen for her to marry. Ashok, the man they've chosen, is handsome, kind and considerate. Although she has only met him twice, Naina knows that he will make a good husband. There's just one small problem: Dave. Goodlooking and charming, Dave is everything that Ashok is not. An unreliable rogue and incorrigible womaniser, Dave is bad news. Naina knows that. And with six months to go until her wedding day, she knows she should keep well away from him. So why can't she stop herself? As for Dave, he's met the only woman he's ever really regarded as a friend: the one woman whose knickers he can't get into. And as such, he finds Naina irresistible. . .
President Abdul Rahman patted me on the shoulders and said, Well done, my child! You have held your flag high! That was really excellent! You have changed the fate of the world today! You really are a brave girl! You deserve to be the leader of the Phoenixians, and I am satisfied again that you will guide them. You have the power to control people, change their minds, and lead them. What happens when a meteorite powerful enough to turn all people above twenty-five into ashes once it reaches the earth? The plan has been plotted. Nothing is an accident! Its all well planned and decided by the so-called gods and goddesses who are nothing but mutants. Can a bunch of teens led by Bindu (Aadhmi, an intelligent robot, a multimillionaire scientist, and a saber-toothed tiger cub) fight against the gods master plan and the evil villain, Dr. Malik, and save the human population from destruction at the same time? To give a touch of awesomeness to this thrilling roller-coaster ride with a nail-biting finish, the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle is finally revealed!
This book explores the tragic ending of the last of the Moghuls. Three hundred and eleven years of Moghul rule with eighteen emperors in between separate Bahadur Shah Zafar from the first Moghul emperor of India during the history of the great Moghuls.
Aporva Kala is an explorer of Yogic knowledge. Writing for him is an exercise in creativity, which, he says, is a soul song. Since last Fifteen years he has been actively involved in mentoring students in particular and guiding humanity in general to lead a holistic and a rewarding life-style.
England 1990, die Happy Mondays sind in den Top of the Pops, Margaret Thatchers Regierungszeit neigt sich dem Ende zu, und das Land ächzt unter der Arbeitslosigkeit: Wie soll man bloß in einer Sozialsiedlung in Wolverhampton inmitten einer chaotischen Familie erwachsen werden – mit einem Vater, der seit zwanzig Jahren von einer Karriere als Rockstar träumt und einer Mutter, die, obwohl sie schon drei Kinder hat, eine erneute Schwangerschaft bis zum Geburtstermin als Magenverstimmung deutet? Reicht Johanna Morrigans Trickkiste aus schwarzem Eyeliner, Doc Martens, derben Sprüchen, einem wilden Partystil und einem immensen Wissen über angesagte Popmusik aus, um sich neu zu erfinden, endlich Sex zu haben und die Familie aus der Misere zu retten? Ein intelligenter, sprühend witziger Roman über das Erwachsenwerden, trügerische Rollenbilder und das Glück, ein Kind der Neunzigerjahre zu sein.
Schiffbruch mit Tiger? Diese Geschichte würden Sie nicht glauben? Kein Wunder. Fantastisch. Verwegen. Atemberaubend. Wahnsinnig komisch. Eine Geschichte, die Sie an Gott glauben lässt. Pi Patel, der Sohn eines indischen Zoobesitzers und praktizierender Hindu, Christ und Muslim erleidet mit einer Hyäne, einem Orang-Utan, einem verletzten Zebra und einem 450 Pfund schweren bengalischen Tiger namens Richard Parker Schiffbruch. Bald hat der Tiger alle erledigt - alle, außer Pi. Alleine treiben sie in einem Rettungsboot auf dem Ozean. Eine wundersame, abenteuerliche Odyssee beginnt. ››Martel schreibt wie ein leidenschaftlicher Paul Auster.‹‹ Times Literary Supplement ››Eine Reminiszenz an Italo Calvino.‹‹ Independent on Sunday
In the tradition of "Hobson-jobson, this dictionary contains Indo. English idioms and English words derived from Hindi. It serves as both a reference book and an interesting cultural examination of language and the postcolonial relationship between the British and Indians. Such words as "dungaree, chintz, and "lacquer are revealed as having a Hindi origin. Also included are entries on words tied to Hinduism such as "guru, gherao, nirvana, asana, avatar, and "mantra.
This second collection of work by Tom Stoppard contains his radio plays, which complement (and sometimes prefigure) his work for the stage. The volume includes In the Native State, which became the stage play Indian Ink. Also in this volume are The Dissolution of Dominic Boot, 'M' is for Moon Among Other Things, If You're Glad I'll Be Frank, Albert's Bridge, Where Are They Now?, Artist Descending a Staircase, The Dog It Was That Died and an introduction by the author. This new edition contains the previously unpublished radio play, On 'Dover Beach'.
Travel impressions of Pakistan.
Recounts the partition of Hindustan into India and Pakistan. This book features the mass exodus of Sikhs, Hindus and Muslims.
Buddhist astrology bridges familiar astrological thinking with the ideas of karma, interdependence, and impermanence. Within its tenets every psychological state is brought to light; it can be considered spirit-medicine for modern astrology. Glossary.
Bu, aged fifteen, wants attention from Vivek, who is the guy she is really stuck on but when she finds a dead boy in his flat, she is treated as a suspect by the Mumbai Police. Whilst Bu deals with rejection from Vivek, her disabled father must deal with the corrupt mumbai police by paying them off with the little money he has. As the ghost of the dead boy appears to Bu, she realises that only she can solve the murder.
Mythic and realistic, farcical and tragic, The Washington Post Book World says these masterful stories mark T. Coraghessan Boyle's development from "a prodigy's audacity to something that packs even more of a wallop: mature artistry." They cover everything, from a terrifying encounter between a bunch of suburban adolescents and a murderous, drug-dealing biker, to a touching though doomed love affair between Eisenhower and Nina Khruschev.
T. Coraghessan Boyle is regarded as one of America's greatest living short-story writers. This publication brings together all his stories into one volume.