The Inscrutable Americans [Anurag Mathur] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This hilarious novel describes one year spent on a small. The Inscrutable Americans [Anurag Mathur] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This quirky novel – a besteller in India – chronicles an Indian. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Anurag Mathur was born in New Delhi and educated at Scindia School (Gwalior), St Stephen’s College (Delhi), and the.

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Barely ever having had any contact with girls, much less been intimate with one, he nevertheless anticipates that Penthouse Letters will prove “the finest possible guide to surviving in America”. Not a compulsory read though.

Anurag Mathur (Author of The Inscrutable Americans)

Add both to Cart Add both to List. Write a customer review. I had bought this one at mthur railway bookstore in year for Rupees. This way for the inscrurable time he comes amedicans the ugly side of America.

Her face had to stay afloat atop the fat. S to his brother in India are laugh out loud funny! Apr 21, Deepak Motiramani rated it it was amazing Shelves: But,there is an incident I still remember which sealed its re I had bought this one at a railway bookstore in year for Rupees.

From his first rude encounter with an alarm clock that sends him ducking for cover to his blushing mishap with his appropriately named American friend Randy, Gopal’s experiences prove to be a lesson for all on the often contradictory customs of America and Americans.

Some of the perspectives are outdated, but even those were true when the book was written.


The Inscrutable Americans

Mathur’s stereotypical Black Americans are little better. Read more Read less. And of course, we are now mobile! By the end though, it got a little cliched and boring so I’m glad the book ended when it did or I’d have gotten quite sick of it.

Apr 10, Payal Niharika rated it it was ok. But,there is an incident I still remember which sealed its reputation in my mind. The more than cheerful prof. A very funny book though.

Sounds like someone else did it for him. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Crude yet charming fish out of water story about Gopal, a young student from India who gets a crash course on American culture when he comes over for a year of Xnurag.

One can read the chapters in a random order because a chapter adds nothing to its following ones.

amedicans Much better than the books which have been coming up in the last decade. He feels absorbed by her and they start kissing while talking. It is as though two different people have written the two halves of the book. Can’t get to a stadium? At times I found uncontrollably roaring with laughter and tears rolling out of my eyes due to laughing. Here he had to recreate himself, but the basic building block of his new persona was his colour. The transformation of the protagonist is showcased quite well.

I first read this book at the age of Nevertheless, Mathur who spent some years as a student in Eversville-like Tulsa, Oklahoma does a reasonably good job of presenting how Gopal sees and navigates this strange, foreign world, from the first time he sees snow to his shyness going to a party.


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The Inscrutable Americans – US. The writing here is mathue good. Or maybe it is that I should have read it a decade earlier, maybe I would have been less critical of Gopal then? I have wasted precious hours reading this anurwg. That you’ve drowned in rolls of blubber? The book is about a boy named Gopal who leaves India and goes to America for his higher studies.

The letters written by Gopal- the protagonist- from the U. He comes close a few times, but doesn’t drive it home because he vomits before the act or is simply too shy. Want to Read saving…. I couldn’t comfortably say I inscruatble this book was really funny knowing there Personally I thought this book was very funny. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Books by Anurag Mathur. Jun 15, Anusha M rated it it was ok. Discover your city with Insider Agra. The Inscrutable Americans – Canada. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Mathur’s description of New York City will flash right in front of your eyes. Much of America — like the game of football — remains fairly baffling to him, but he does adapt his ways soon: Going out with friends?