Beastly Tales from Here and There has ratings and 43 reviews. Shriya said: DISCLAIMER: By the time she finished the book, the reviewer was so deeply. LibraryThing Review. User Review – GlebtheDancer – LibraryThing. This collection of poems is a wry look at some children’s classics, giving them a modern twist. An attractively packaged gift book offers ten charming, elegant fables in verse from India, China, Greece, Ukraine, and the fantastic Land of Gup. By the author of.

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Even I wrote quite a few poems with accurate syllabic count after I read his poetry. I have grown up listening to these fables from my granny and the Monkey vikrsm the crocodile was so much fun! Some verses rhyme perfectly well that you can sing the poem!

Which is why, this quite simply escaped me and in any case, I’m yet to really sink my teeth into beasty of Vikram Seth’s works. Beastly Tales from Here and There Author: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Beastly Tales – Vikram Seth (1st Edition)

Have re-read it severla times. By the author of A Suitable Boy.

While two of the stories come from India, there are other fables taken from China, Ukraine and Greece. Quite obviously, as Seth himself says, his decision to write this Jungle book fable was an impulsive one, prompted by a hot, sleepy day. Watch the video and begin your love affair with these great poems:. First two poems and the last one are Great. Aug 04, Ankit rated it really liked it. I always have it with me and it is always a hit. Please do read that book,if you have not done so.


And all the best for IBL. Jul 13, Reply. So short that it can easily be read in one quick session and so enjoyable that it is difficult to put down, this collection of fables adds to Seth’s oeuvre an added dimension. But he does write verse so very well!!! The celebration of the greener days, when Animals were still telling some morals to us. Thank you Hemant… these poems will surely win your heart many times! The tales I used to hear from my GrandPa.

Beastly tales from here and there – Vikram Seth – Google Books

Seth uses these timeless fables to bare our darkest side to us. So much for her charm and flair. Seth communicates to us using animals as a medium.

The aspect of versifying fables is appealing to those who love vy, legends, moral stories and myths. Nov 11, Kevin Rubin rated it really liked it.

I have millions of times heard about the monkey and the crocodile. Good not great because I didn’t like the tales and still good because the way author has written is absolutely delightful. I enjoyed “Beastly Tales”. Oct 28, Subramaniam Avinash rated it really liked it. The most awesome thing about this book is its simplicity. Yes, the book is a must read.

Adapting tales from China, Greece, the Ukraine and his homeland of India, and presenting them in rhyming verse, Vikram Seth has created a small masterpiece of fables for our time. Lists with This Book.


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Beastly Tales: From Here and There – Vikram Seth – Google Books

Though I must tell you I haven’t anything of Vikram Seth apart from this. I could also post your review on my fanpage referenced below which has more than 10, fans giving you a whole new set of visitors.

Published April 1st by Phoenix first published And that which I waited far too long to get started. It is to see the names of you, Sangeeta-ji and your son on the book, which has obviously been cherished for 11 long years! Apr 25, Kimaya Mathew rated it it was ok. I didn’t care much for many of the other fables in the middle portion, which I thought were sort of violent and also repetitive. The reader will put the book down drowned in thoughts. There were short snack breaks and tea-n-milk breaks, and there was not a single poem left unread.

He lives in England and India. A clever retelling of folk tales from, well, here and there. In a way, Seth cajoles the reader: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Seth is brilliant when it comes to verse. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Very interesting — both the book and your reviews.