Indlish: The Book For Every English-Speaking Indian by Jyoti Sanyal is a guide to communicating clearly and precisely using the English. Enraged polemic though this book may be, it is also constructive,collected and funny. Where it is angry, it is righteous anger because the evils it. Indlish by Jyoti Sanyal, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Our feudal culture frowns on directness of expression. Indian English is often no more than an Indian language in disguise. With this funny, quirky book Jyoti Sanyal launches an all-out war against bad English and offers modern-day antidotes to archaic Indlish.


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Sanyal shows us that we don’t. He lists out the many cliches, outdated expressions, indianisms and inaccuracies that characterise Indian English, and gives alternatives. To get his point across, he uses real examples of sentences and paragraphs, and rephrases them. Much of his criticism is directed at journalists and bureaucrats, for their Victorian English, cliches and indirectness, among other things. But this book will benefit not just them; as the title accurately says, this is a ‘book for every English-speaking Indian’.


Simply put, he shows you how to write plain English.


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