Third Best

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Hachette India, Mar 12, 2012 - Fiction - 388 pages
10 Reviews
Welcome to Shore Mount — one of India's most prestigious co-ed residential schools. Here, short skirts reign and sports stars are revered, and skinny dips and sneaking girls into boys' rooms are as much a part of the curriculum as the cool Mr Gomez's literature lessons ... Into this world arrives Nirvan Shrivastava, with tremendous expectations weighing on his shoulders. After all, he's following in the footsteps of three generations of brilliant Shrivastavas immortalized on every possible honors board in the school. As he hesitatingly negotiates the crazy roller-coaster ride that is life at Shore Mount, he finds true buddies in Gautam, an unlikely musical genius obsessed with all things edible, and Faraz, the slick ladies' man. Together the boys discover that in Shore Mount survival means much more than braving the chill of heater-less dorms, or scrubbing toilets clean with toothbrushes. And as they learn to stand up to vicious bullies on and off the playing fields and survive the agony of heartaches and broken bones, they find themselves hurtling towards adulthood far sooner than they could have ever imagined ...

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User Review  - Janani - Goodreads

There was no plot, just a bunch of interconnected incidents. This is very off putting. Also, I liked the sub plots of Faraz and Gautam's relationships much much better, and I wish they were given more importance in the overall story. Read full review

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User Review  - Swati Daftuar - Goodreads

A complete review of this book appears on my website, The Booklegger =): Full Review Here This book came with good recommendations. The Goodreads page is also a glowingly positive one. And so, I was ... Read full review

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