To recommend books for review or to send in your feedback -. But soon she realizes the truth of Mumbai and corporate world,and wants to remain what she is know. The first book by the author. Also, If Janoo ever left Butterfly, I will quit the series right then and there. Such an honest depiction on what goes on in their lives when practically the whole world is falling apart! The Diary Of A Social Butterfly is a book without a start or an end. Your search ends here - Bookish to the rescue! As a Pakistani myself, I found this novel absolutely hilarious.
Archived from on 19 March 2012. Want to know more about your favorite book or author? The continuous encounters between two antithetical characters Butterfly a shallow, pretentious ڈرامے باز party postulant and her husband, Janoo—a sane, sedate, Oxford graduate, intensifies presence of one another. She believes she is the limelight of every part and a page three star. All of Lahore, all of Karachi, all of Isloo - oho, baba, Islamabad - half of Dubai, half of London and all of Khan Market and all the nice, nice bearers in Imperial Hotel also. But it gets quite boring if you read it in one shot.
Know a few words and some structures and with my knowledge of Bangla filling in the gaps. The project draws on inspiration from The Diary of Anne Frank, the poem The Butterfly written during the Holocaust, and the documentary film Paper Clips. Mohsin left Pakistan at 16 to study at a boarding school in England, and later attended Cambridge University, where she studied anthropology and archaeology. Has this text lost global appeal? Please review the types of cookies we use below. It is written about a social lady Butterfly, who lives in. Songs were good and i think it is a good movie to watch for womens rather than for mens.
But overall, an intelligently written book and definitely worth at least one read. An avid partygoer, inspired misspeller, and unwittingly acute observer of Pakistani high society, Butterfly is a woman like no other. I enjoyed Tender Hooks so much much that my friends and I wanted to read more Mohsin. She had more balance in Tender Hooks and was a more realistic character. She is in rich-hunt and dismisses poor or people less modern to her liking. It was the perfect book for the time.
How semantic awareness and pragmatic understanding of certain local context is helping reader reach the meaning? Butterfly's writing style, her view of the world and other people's view regarding her had me laughing from beginning to end. However, I feel like the book is far too long. Not too taxing mentally and surprisingly not too shallow either. Pakistan may be making headlines - but Butterfly is set to conquer the world. I enjoyed Tender Hooks so much much that my friends and I wanted to read more Mohsin.
I really enjoyed how the author balanced Butterfly's frivolity with commentary on geo-politics as it happened. Who is the target audience here? Further views on marriage, mistrust on men they have thurky gleams even at 65 , and husband mocking could be related to some version of feminist thought but in its most conservative appeal only. To the author's credit - it takes some skill to consistently write wrong! Second, Butterfly was not only vain in this book but vain, too daft and mean. This was one of them books that however much I disliked the style of writing I still had to keep reading it. But pages upon pages of this was unbearable! In Mumbai she works for a House.
Find sources: — · · · · July 2015 The Diary of a Social Butterfly Publication date October 12, 2008 Media type Pages 240 The Diary of a Social Butterfly is a 2008 by the Pakistani writer. That said I would also like to commend the writer for being able to blend chick lit, humuor writing and so much more. The Butterfly The last, the very last, So richly, brightly, dazzlingly yellow. The real highlight of the book is the way Butterfly interprets Pakistan's inner turmoil and political pressures. Mon This book was gifted to me by a friend on my 18th birthday and it remains one of the wittiest books I have read since.
Not to be taken seriously. And I realise that all errors in spelling and grammar are deliberate but they are a huge turn off. No ball, no party, no dinner, no This is the hugely entertaining journal of a socialite in Lahore. We will not sell or rent your email address to third parties. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be , , or. Some parts seem repetitive and unnecessary and irritating, even. The dandelions call to me And the white chestnut candles in the court.
It begins with Butterfly ranting and raving about the big tamasha in her life, and the bane-yet-boon of her existence, her husband Janoo. Digital book was released in 2011. The first book by the author. This is the hugely entertaining journal of a socialite in Lahore. It is structured as diary entries and you can read it from anywhere i.