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The Novel Cure : An A – Z Of Literary Remedies

Ella Berthoud, Susan Elderkin and Indrajit Hazra

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The Novel Cure: An A - Z of Literary Remedies is an authoritative guide to finding new books to read and revisiting the books on your bookshelves. Summary of the Book Whether you are feeling a little under the weather or you just want to chase away the blues, The Novel Cure will help you find a cure in the form of a novel or a combination of ...novels to comfort you. These books will cheer you up and provide invaluable advice on how to tackle common reading ailments, such as what to do when you feel overwhelmed by the innumerable books in the world or when you are just about to give up on a book halfway. A novel can influence you immensely if you read it at the right moment in your life. Written with a lot of wit and passion, this book is a unique and best way to introduce literature lovers to some of the best books in the world.  

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Authors

  • Indrajit Hazra is a novelist and journalist. His novels The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul (2000), The Garden of Earthly Delights (2003) and The Bioscope Man (2008) have been described by critics as "stamped by trenchant black humour" and "[original prose with] mad images hyperlinked to other mad images", one reviewer stating that "few (Bengali) writers writing in English are able to capture that sense of decay and temper it with that quintessential Bengali humour the way Hazra can". He is also the author of Grand Delusions: A Short Biography of Kolkata (2012). He is a columnist for The Economic Times where he writes 'Red Herring' every alternate Mondays. He lives in New Delhi and has been at it trying to finish his latest book that involves missing children and (a sort of) time travel. He blogs on http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/author/indrajithazra/

ISBN
9788174369772
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
488
Weight (kg)
1.3
Height (in)
12
Width (in)
7
Subject
General Non-Fiction
Published Date
11/08/14
Publisher
Roli Books

Authors

  • Indrajit Hazra is a novelist and journalist. His novels The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul (2000), The Garden of Earthly Delights (2003) and The Bioscope Man (2008) have been described by critics as "stamped by trenchant black humour" and "[original prose with] mad images hyperlinked to other mad images", one reviewer stating that "few (Bengali) writers writing in English are able to capture that sense of decay and temper it with that quintessential Bengali humour the way Hazra can". He is also the author of Grand Delusions: A Short Biography of Kolkata (2012). He is a columnist for The Economic Times where he writes 'Red Herring' every alternate Mondays. He lives in New Delhi and has been at it trying to finish his latest book that involves missing children and (a sort of) time travel. He blogs on http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/author/indrajithazra/

ISBN
9788174369772
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
488
Weight (kg)
1.3
Height (in)
12
Width (in)
7
Subject
General Non-Fiction
Published Date
11/08/14
Publisher
Roli Books
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Authors

  • Indrajit Hazra is a novelist and journalist. His novels The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul (2000), The Garden of Earthly Delights (2003) and The Bioscope Man (2008) have been described by critics as "stamped by trenchant black humour" and "[original prose with] mad images hyperlinked to other mad images", one reviewer stating that "few (Bengali) writers writing in English are able to capture that sense of decay and temper it with that quintessential Bengali humour the way Hazra can". He is also the author of Grand Delusions: A Short Biography of Kolkata (2012). He is a columnist for The Economic Times where he writes 'Red Herring' every alternate Mondays. He lives in New Delhi and has been at it trying to finish his latest book that involves missing children and (a sort of) time travel. He blogs on http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/author/indrajithazra/

ISBN
9788174369772
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
488
Weight (kg)
1.3
Height (in)
12
Width (in)
7
Subject
General Non-Fiction
Published Date
11/08/14
Publisher
Roli Books

Authors

  • Indrajit Hazra is a novelist and journalist. His novels The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul (2000), The Garden of Earthly Delights (2003) and The Bioscope Man (2008) have been described by critics as "stamped by trenchant black humour" and "[original prose with] mad images hyperlinked to other mad images", one reviewer stating that "few (Bengali) writers writing in English are able to capture that sense of decay and temper it with that quintessential Bengali humour the way Hazra can". He is also the author of Grand Delusions: A Short Biography of Kolkata (2012). He is a columnist for The Economic Times where he writes 'Red Herring' every alternate Mondays. He lives in New Delhi and has been at it trying to finish his latest book that involves missing children and (a sort of) time travel. He blogs on http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/author/indrajithazra/

ISBN
9788174369772
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
488
Weight (kg)
1.3
Height (in)
12
Width (in)
7
Subject
General Non-Fiction
Published Date
11/08/14
Publisher
Roli Books