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This is Suresh Subrahmanyan’s third volume of tongue-in-cheek vignettes on a variety of subjects. There is no topic or issue under the sun that does not come under his genial and articulate gaze. He wields his pen, in a manner of speaking, with considerable panache and style. His love for the English language is amply evident in the way in which he crafts every sentence with minute care. He is greatly influenced by the British school of writing and the great
This is Suresh Subrahmanyan’s second volume of reminiscences and reflections. There is no subject under the sun that does not come under his genial and satirical gaze. Nostalgia and current affairs are dealt with in a serenely personal and free-flowing style, displaying a deep and abiding love for the English language. For the reader, there is something to dip into and find relevant, even at a random flipping-through of the pages. This is a book to be ke
Suresh Subrahmanyan draws freely from his life experiences to present this compendium of acutely observed columns. His métier, humour and satire, and his abiding love for the English language, resonate on every page. He delves nostalgically into his childhood, ruminating on, among other things, boarding school escapades and a wide spectrum of music that saturates his life. He paints a vivid portrait of India’s contrariness with a light brush, warts