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A Free Man A Story of Life and Death in Delhi

Nishing debut Aman Sethi brings him and his indelible group of friends to life through their adventures and misfortunes in the Old Delhi Railway Station the harrowing wards of a tuberculosis hospital an illegal bar made of cardboard and plywood and into Beggars Court and back onto the stree. Won through a a Goodreads GiveawayIf I were walking through the aisles of my favorite book store I would probably have not given this book a second glance I ususally don t read too many biographies so I can only review this book based on how entertaining and enlightening it is for me A Free Man A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi is a rather short book and I was able to read it in one sitting and has a pretty interesting voice that isn t stoic or depressing as I have found some biographies to be Aman Sethi chronicles the life Mohammed Asraf and his friends homeless day labourers There are moments in this book where I was so sad for this group of untouchables and other moments where I wanted to burst out i

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Like Dave Eggers's Zeitoun and Alexander Masters's Stuart this is a tour de force of narrative reportageMohammed Ashraf studied biology became a butcher a tailor and an electrician's apprentice; now he is a homeless day laborer in the heart of old Delhi How did he end up this way In an asto. I absolutely loved this book actually finished it in one night Aman Sethi does an amazing job transporting the reader to Delhi The people he chose to write about are colorful and insightful I hope the author decides to do research on the lives of those struggling in the slums of India It s a section of the global population that is largely ignored I truly felt like I was given a window inside the lives of these interesting people Toad of Toad Hall of narrative reportageMohammed Ashraf studied biology became a butcher a tailor and an electrician's apprentice; now he is a homeless day laborer in the heart Spelling Strategies & Secrets: The essential how to spell guide of Imagine Me one night Aman Sethi does an amazing job transporting the reader to Delhi The people he chose to write about are colorful and insightful I hope the author decides to do research Beyond Temptation on the lives Past Due Debt Collection of those struggling in the slums Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt of India It s a section The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline of the global population that is largely ignored I truly felt like I was given a window inside the lives

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Ts In a time of global economic strain this is an unforgettable evocation of persistence in the face of poverty in one of the world's largest cities Sethi recounts Ashraf's surprising life story with wit candor and verve and A Free Man becomes a moving story of the many ways a man can be fr. I received this book free of charge courtesy of Goodreads First Reads GiveawaysWow Just wow This book has left me speechless I am sure I cannot do it justice in a written review but I will try This is the true story of one reporter who followed homeless workmen throughout their day onoff for years in Old Delhi In particular a man named Mohammed Ashraf He wanted to get their perspective on things and used an audio recorder hand written notes throughout his interviews with them Their stories their lives their philosophies are truly something worth reading Everything in here is from the reporters own tapesnotes and was translated from Hindi to English There are many times where I had to re read parts over again


10 thoughts on “A Free Man A Story of Life and Death in Delhi

  1. says:

    Not so long and a well written book on Delhi Aman Sethi follows the life of 'Ashraf' and his friends –a gang of impoverished daily wage earners I enjoyed reading this book and knowing about the people who are so brutally ignored in everyday life as if they do not exist The indifference of middle class Indians is astonishing Set

  2. says:

    The blurbs rave about it If you can stop smirking at the obviously PR induced sound bytes and look inside the book you'd find it worth a read In fact it is a recommended read The writing might be a bit similar to a rushed notes in journal kind but the acute sense of 'people watching' and awareness of language 'helpery' a word that I last hea

  3. says:

    I absolutely loved this book actually finished it in one night Aman Sethi does an amazing job transporting the reader to Delhi The people he chose to write about are colorful and insightful I hope the author decides to do research on the lives of those struggling in the slums of India It's a section of the global population that is

  4. says:

    Won through a a Goodreads GiveawayIf I were walking through the aisles of my favorite book store I would probably have not

  5. says:

    Refreshingly honest Would say it's better than Katherine Boo's 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' it's much personal and sensitive to the author's position in the classcaste hierarchy

  6. says:

    Amid the streets of Bara Tooti Chowk one of New Delhi’s oldest and largest labor markets and in between marijuana joints shots of cheap liuor and good old tea Mohammed Ashraf offers insights on what it is to become a 40 year old “a man starts to fear strangers” on the career ladder for construction workers and the creed of his profes

  7. says:

    It is a different book if you don’t read much into the cover Should you see it in one of thebookstores and ar

  8. says:

    I received this book free of charge courtesy of Goodreads First Reads GiveawaysWow Just wow This book has left me speechless I am sure I cannot do it justice in a written review but I will try This is the true story of one reporter who followed homeless workmen throughout their day onoff for years in Old Delhi In particular a man named Mohammed Ashraf He wanted to get their perspective on things and used an audio recorder hand written note

  9. says:

    Thank you Goodreads First Reads for this great bookAt a point in my life when I feel tied down to a not so great job desperately looking for a better one or fantasizing about irrational alternatives like opening an indie bookstore to be free of dysfunctional offices and bad bosses the idea of working and living wherever and whenever

  10. says:

    Thought provoking and realistic whether it's the life of a laavaris what if I was the one in Ashraf's shoes? What does it feel to be anonymous with nowhere to go no door to knock on? or the unpolished language used in the book or the casualnes

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