The Illicit Happiness of Other People Quotes by Manu Joseph
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The llicit Happiness of Other People by Manu Joseph: review
Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. Be the first to learn about new releases! Follow Author. By standing outside the huddles of man,he sees a lot,and what he often sees is the evidence that people are not as smart as dogs think they are. And he wants to see it time and again. Lovers often choose the first with the same illusory wisdom that makes people choose to die later than now. They are like Jesus Christ.
The extraordinary triumph of the cellphone among India's poor stemmed from its ability to enable a most mundane human need, which is to chat with other people.
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Ousep Chacko, according to Mariamma Chacko, is the kind of man who has to be killed at the end of a story. But he knows that she is not very sure about this sometimes, especially in the mornings. That was a solid opening to this tale. Couldn't have expected for a better opening. The thing I've realized about Manu Joseph's storytelling: he is exceptionally good at drawing the reader's attention. He belongs to the league of amazing authors who are remarkable at introducing the characters, adding. He belongs to the league of amazing authors who are remarkable at introducing the characters, adding the mystery, setting the environment, and easing the readers into the narration.
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