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  • Paperback
  • 240
  • A Free Man A Story of Life and Death in Delhi
  • Aman Sethi
  • English
  • 05 February 2017
  • 9780393346602

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

  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 heard in the college canteen from the canteen attendant make it a good reason to stick till the end An

  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 p

  4. says:

    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 pret

  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

  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 y

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    It is a different book if you don’t read much into the cover Should you see it in one of thebookstores and are slightly fazed by indecision wondering if you should pick it up or not then youshouldHere’s whyNo matter where you are in Delhi you must know that the hands that have borne Delhi into its ever cha

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    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 on

  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 you want working for money and living until the money runs out leaving a city at the drop of a hat to go l

  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 us

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A Free Man A Story of Life and Death in Delhi

TsIn 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

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Stonishing 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. 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 cl

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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 a. 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 recom The Prince of Pleasure (The Wilde Brothers, you d find it worth a read In fact it is a recom