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Like it Happened Yesterday

Like it Happened Yesterday

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Language English
Binding Paperback
Publisher Penguin India
About the Book: Like it Happened Yesterday Indias highest selling and much loved writer is back with his highly anticipated third book! Has anyone ever asked you-What were the best days of your life? That one period of your life you always wanted to go back to? And live that life .... one more time? When asked this, I closed my eyes and went back in my own past. And I thought .... .... of the days, when lifes most complex choices had a simple solution of Akkad Bakkad Bambey Bo! .... of the seasons when rains were celebrated by making paper boats. .... of the times when waiting at the railway crossing meant counting the bogies of the train passing by. When I opened my eyes, it seems Like it Happened Yesterday! Like it was yesterday that I broke my first tooth and fell in love for the first time. Like it was yesterday, when I was about to lose my friend, and suddenly he became my best friend. I look back and it becomes a journey full of adventure. It makes me laugh, it makes me cry and I ... See more
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  1.  Diary of Ravin 24 November, 2013 On
    Ravinder Singh has once again brought in an honest book to book lovers of the world. A very impressive piece of work which very humbly unfolds the beautiful moments of childhood. Very few people live them day in day out and almost everyone of us yearn to get back to those wonderful days, if we have a chance to go back in time.
    This book chapter wise brought out the childhood memories of Ravinder Singh, who hails from a poor Punjabi family, settled in Odisha state of India. His parents sacrifice all their comforts just to provide a good education to the author and his brother, so that, they need not live the same life like them, in poverty.
    Right from the author’s personal experience of his first school, first friends, first doctor, first medical attention, first pen, first bicycle, first full pants, first sexual exposure, first ejaculation and first love and first heart-break was brought out exquisitely, in a manner, which every one of us would love to read, as it appears to be a re-collection of one’s own experiences in the above mentioned aspects of childhood.
    Men might be definitely embarrassed to read the pages, wherein, the first ejaculation of the author is so well narrated. The same pages impress a female reader as they get to know the feeling of attainment of puberty of a male and his own feelings about it, as they do not find it to read in many books.
    The author’s honest confession of his first crush on his English teacher is very poetic and graceful. His ultimate heart-break when she gets married is poignant to absorb. Must have happened to many of the boys in school times, after attaining puberty. It ends with a happy note of the author securing the first rank in his CBSE Board Exams and later proceeding to complete his engineering and getting a well paid job in Infosys, a prime software giant, of the country, thus fulfilling the wishes of his parents.

    The book can be coined as a Diary of the author, printed and published in book form.

    My rating – 3.75/5
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     lovely moments 3 April, 2014 On
    Another masterpiece from the romantic bestseller writer of I too had a love story, Can love happen twice and now this one by Ravinder singh. Its story about our friendship,our school day , our childhood. When you read this ,you really lost in your childhood memories. I really liked this novel nd yuo also read once nd feel the magic of writers words .
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     a fresh concept 5 July, 2013 On
    i bought this book on MyDeals247. it was a great book and i also paid a reasonable price for the book and the best price is i could choose among different sellers and choose the best one.
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  4.  awesum 29 October, 2013 On
    i like this ravinder singh has written his book on himself..he has written about his crush..its a little bit vulgur...and boring..
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  5.  Recalling the best times of life. 25 November, 2013 On
    Its a wonderful book and one can adorn the childhoodness and the teenage. Love to watch Ravin's best days. Too good!
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  6.  Best Book 29 June, 2013 On
    True love story for every one must read and have the book when you are in traveling or alone in home .
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