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A House For Mr.Misra

A House For Mr.Misra
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A House For Mr.Misra
  • ISBN: 9789386850485
  • Total Pages: 208 Pages
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book Language: English
  • Available Book Formats:Paperback
  • Year: 2017
  • Publication Date: 2017-11-18
  • Publisher: Westland

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‘Whatever came over me? Agreeing to move to the other side of the world was mad enough but to build a house slap bang against one of the widest, wildest oceans in the world?’And so begins a journey of hope and anxiety as the author and her husband, the phlegmatic Mr M, set off to build their beachside home in Kerala. The obstacles are many and mostly unexpected, like neighbours waving cutlasses over the wall, venomous snakes and mercenary union men at the gate, not to mention a large and complicated piece of legislation called the Coastal Regulation Zone.Obstacles, however, are meant to be overcome and so they are, with some quick thinking and a few helpful friends, an honest cop and an equally straight-talking scientist, and Excel sheets pulled up on demand to outwit corrupt builders...

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Sold ByWestland
AuthorJaishree Misra,
ISBN-109386850486
ISBN-139789386850485
Edition1st Edition
FormatPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Pages208 Pages
Publication Date2017-11-18
Publication Year2017
CategoryNon Fiction

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‘Whatever came over me? Agreeing to move to the other side of the world was mad enough but to build a house slap bang against one of the widest, wildest oceans in the world?’And so begins a journey of hope and anxiety as the author and her husband, the phlegmatic Mr M, set off to build their beachside home in Kerala. The obstacles are many and mostly unexpected, like neighbours waving cutlasses over the wall, venomous snakes and mercenary union men at the gate, not to mention a large and complicated piece of legislation called the Coastal Regulation Zone.Obstacles, however, are meant to be overcome and so they are, with some quick thinking and a few helpful friends, an honest cop and an equally straight-talking scientist, and Excel sheets pulled up on demand to outwit corrupt builders. All of which make for a great story, filled with laughter and despair, and sharp yet good-humoured insights into the Malayali way of life.

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