In times, where everything is going through a change, daughters surprising their mothers and love of course, is breaking all the rules, a smart young woman is out there searching for independence and marriage in a culture bound by tradition. This straight from the heart an wickedly funny cross-cultural novel will make you laugh and think at the same time. Aisha Bhatia's job as a guest relations manager at New Delhi's five star Grand Orchid Hotel is erratically fabulous and at times glamorous.
But despite first class travel accommodations and certain group of close friends, her life still has something missing. She is twenty nine and single! And her mother's constant reminder about it isn't helping her case either. Somewhere Aisha hears a small clock ticking away, but she always manages it to make it go away with a glass of champagne and laughter. But her world is suddenly turned upside when attractively chiselled Karan Verma walks into her life, straight from New York. He's is all that she ever wanted but did she really know what she wanted? Savvy, sexy and utterly mind blowing, Almost Single tackles the love-hate relationship between mothers and daughters and also the plight of a young, modern Indian woman caught in the middle of traditions and a classic romance.
About the author
Advaita Kala is hotelier by profession. She has studied and worked in India as well as abroad. She lives with her parents and a pet St.Bernard. She also has a sister who is a lawyer from the London School of Economics. Even though of her constant travelling for the past five years which she calls it her nomadic existence, Advaita Kala is now settled in Delhi for over two years now.
She is really passionate about the Indian Railways and believes that it is the best way to explore the diversity and beauty of our country. When asked about what inspired her to pen down a classic like Almost single, she says she has been always passionate about writing but it was mostly a private affair. It was her thoughts that she penned down hoping to see the sense of things going on around her. The idea of Almost Single came as a result of some experiences that surrounded her. The concept of love and courtship and the rapid pace at which they were evolving got her thinking and thus Almost Single was written.
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