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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I picked it up recently in an attempt to understand what could make this book a good gift. I couldn’t comfortably say I thought this matgur was really funny knowing there Personally I thought this book was very funny. As he reaches New York, he is received by Sunil and Sushant and his comic discovery of America starts.

Marhur to women — far more sexually aggressive and willing than he can conceive of — flummoxes him repeatedly, and even Randy’s well-meaning best efforts to get him laid end awkwardly.

It is as though two different people have written the two halves of the book.

The Inscrutable Americans

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A very funny book though. Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Fun book to read about the findings on an orthodox indian studying in the U. Quotes from The Inscrutable A Our website has detected that you are using an outdated browser. Orthofer6 February I enjoyed ajurag book thoroughly!


From his first rude encounter with an alarm clock that sends him ducking for cover to mathu 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. The boy in the story has seen no struggle in his life except in achieving his single most important goal – sexual intercourse.

So why did the book felt boorish at times, repetitive at others? Now even faster with our new mobile apps. He lived for three years in the U. This article contains content that is written like an advertisement.

The Inscrutable Americans by Anurag Mathur

Gopal Kumar, the son of a hair oil tycoon in Madhya Pradesh, arrives in America to study chemical engineering in a university in Eversville. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Scenes From An Executive Life 2.

Dont take it as a serious work on indian life in USA, its just a humorous novel.

The Inscrutable Americans by Anurag Mathur

Yes, my brothers, because I have sinned. A good student from a family that has been very successful americaans the hair oil business for generations, he comes from the boondocks in India, too — even if his hometown is known as the “Paris of Madhya Pradesh” — and hasn’t been exposed to much.

He wore green, white, and red trousers, a purple shirt with yellow circles on it and gold chains that hung like wreaths around his neck. Some of the perspectives are outdated, but even those were true when the book was written.


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And, to his credit, he achieves good comedic effect by having Gopal long fail to lose his virginity, despite the many apparently easy opportunities. This is something I suppose many would either not notice, or fail to act on when they are aware. Want to Read saving….

The cultural reference to an Indian boy’s upbringing is bang on. He goes to the center in order to fulfill his fantasy but returns unsuccessfully.

Audible Audiobook Verified Purchase. Even after vacations he gets chances to see and meet naked women of America and to fulfill his fantasy, first at girl’s dormitory, another at an ice show and at a inscrutwble party respectively but fails to anuurag. He gets absorbed in American way of life as he even asks for cigarette to impress the lady at bar. For one long year, he attempts to get laid, and fails. This delightful novel chronicles the religious, vegetarian Gopal’s comic adventures and misadventures in the land of hot dogs, Coca-Cola, neon lights, and explicit advertising.

It gets monotonous and the author tries too hard to hold the reader’s attention.