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#1 Nov 27th, 2017, 15:47
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Just a quick question - who's your favourite writer? If you ask me, it owuld be none other than Ruskin Bond.
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#2 Nov 29th, 2017, 06:50
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Originally Posted by Sanjeev Nanda View Post Just a quick question - who's your favourite writer? If you ask me, it owuld be none other than Ruskin Bond.
I particularly enjoy books about India and my favourites who have excellent knowledge of India and great writing skills are:

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* Khushwant Singh
* Sashi Tharoor
* Salman Rushdie
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On the whole, and thinking of the number of re-reads on a regular basis, my favourite author is Muriel Spark







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At this present moment it would be the one who writes the speeches for our PM. The content along with the delivery has been swaying the public for a long time and I would it would sway them in the near future.
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It was one of the great disillusionment moments of my youth, when somebody explained to me that politicians don't actually write the stuff they spout
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William Dalrymple for me. Terry Pratchett is up there as well.
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Both outstanding writers and I too have read some of their books.
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Paul Thoeraux ( I hope that I have got the spelling of the surname right ), my fav travel writer.
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Theroux. He's my favorite too am reading his 'iron rooster' now.
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Originally Posted by iamsomnath View Post Paul Thoeraux ( I hope that I have got the spelling of the surname right ), my fav travel writer.
Theroux - he's used to being addressed as Mr. Thorax!
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Thorax should do :-p
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Re-reading The Tao of travel by Mr.Thorax.
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Paul Theroux has figured qufite ofthe on various threads on Indiamike. I just did a search and found lots of posts. There was this one I had completely forgotten about:

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