Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (10 of 10)
Location: England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 602,991 - Total Helpful Votes: 10 of 10
Saint-SaŽns: Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.22&hellip <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Saint-Sa%C3%ABns-Piano-Concerto-Andante-sostenuto/dp/artist-redirect/B004CCM47O">Pascal Rogť</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
1.0 out of 5 stars INCOMPLETE, 28 Feb 2014
This first movement has been cropped and stops mid-play! By my reckoning, about five seconds is missing from the end of the movement, meaning that the duration of this mp3 file should be at least 11 minutes and 23 seconds when, as you can see, it is only 11:18. This version by Pascal Rogé is available on other albums, so download it from one of those instead.
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not a fine balance, 4 Jan 2012
On the whole, I enjoyed the first thirteen chapters of this book. Mistry is a talented writer who can bring the characters alive. This was one of those books where I really felt like the characters were real people that I knew. Furthermore, Mistry achieved this without interrupting the flow of the story and didn't resort to using twenty pages to describe the wrinkle of a man's brow, like some authors do.

About one third of the way through chapter 14, 'Return of Solitude', the character Dina Dilal says, "Don't confuse me with your quiltmaker God." Up until that point, A Fine Balance was going somewhere. It had the makings of a classic. What went wrong? It's as if Mistry simply… Read more