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Biswajit Banerjee

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A GREAT BOOK FOR SURE!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-02-20

Although some of the concepts are difficult to comprehend, I could get hang of the same on re-reading those portions. I can imagine what levels of research the author and his team might have undertaken for writing this brilliant book! The idea of accountability partner makes great sense. Thank you James for this life-transforming book.

RUBBISH

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1 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-02-20

Predictable, foolish, boring, time-waster ... what more can be said of this story? My goodness ... how can you take your listeners for a ride? Can someone tell me how is this story any different from the story titled 'Mahnoor'? The same stuff presented with some poor changes here and there. Can't your writers come up with better stories? With twists that actually entertain? As for Neelesh Mishra's performance, well, he tried hard to infuse life in this story but it is so bereft of substance that notwithstanding his efforts, the audio presentation is very boring to say the least.

SO PREDICTABLE! THIS IS MEDIOCRE STUFF

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-02-20

A very bad story ... and there are quite a few reasons for my saying so - first, the cliche climax which a listener could tell right from the start; second, a disgusting description of the post-death processes in the corpse (the writer went overboard - sickening descriptions); third, a squirrel being possessed by the departed - are you telling a story to the tiny tots who are yet to go to preparatory school or to genuine lovers of ghost tales? Come on, this is stupid stuff; fourth, bad plot errors - does the writer suggest that the disembodied spirit was sometimes possessing the body of a squirrel and sometimes floating free to fulfill her last wish - if the disembodied spirit was so powerful, it could have possessed a human for better interactions with the protagonist; fifthly, what is the relevance of the sighting of the spirit close to a temple toward the start of the story, it is an open end which the writer perhaps forgot to close. All together, the story is disgusting and deserves a ZERO. Neelesh Mishra's presentation is also quite ordinary. In any case, he couldn't have done much with a story as poor as this one. I suggest Pooja Vrat Gupta read a few classic ghost stories by the likes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore to acquaint herself with substantive stuff in this genre.

EXCELLENT! EXCELLENT!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-02-20

Wow! I loved this story. This is what I call a true entertainer. Kudos to Jamshed Qamar Siddiqui for this brilliant tale and Neelesh Misra for the smooth presentation. This is by far the best story I have heard in this series so far. The current rating of 3.8 is certainly not a fair assessment. If you ask me - this is out and out a 5 on 5 story. I wish the other stories were as good. Thanks to the entire production team for putting together this great story!

IMPRESSIVE PRESENTATION BUT THE STUFF IS THE SAME

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-02-20

I enjoyed the course, but these methods are simply a retelling of the techniques already known to many. Of course, the methods have been tweaked here and there, but essentially they are the same as explained by the memory gurus such as Harry Lorayne. Notwithstanding the restatement of already established memory stuff, I must say this course is worth a listen. It is certainly motivating, and the tweaks I have mentioned could be useful for devising new and unique methods catering to the specific needs and temperament of the learner. Dominic O Brien's voice is musical and great to listen to. That's surely a great bonus for the listeners. Thanks, Dominic.

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PREDICTABLE RIGHT FROM THE START! POOR STORY!

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-02-20

Extremely verbose! I knew right from the time the protagonist and her grandmother visit the latter's sister's house as to what was going to follow. I guess the same will be true for most other listeners. Please come up with better stuff; this is not good enough. Neelesh Misra, as always, did the character voices very well. Unfortunately, the story is too bad to be made to sound interesting even by good voice-over.

AN ENTERTAINER!

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-01-20

A good story by Deeksha Chaudhary. Although the soliloquies of the protagonist sometimes sound unrealistic, by and large the story is entertaining. Neelesh Misra has narrated very well, and as always he did the character voices with great skillfulness. Of all the stories I have heard so far in this series, this is by far the best one. The sound engineering of this production is also of a very high order. I enjoyed the story ...

STUPID STORY! AVERAGE NARRATION!

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2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-01-20

O, come on! Don't waste the time of the listeners with such mediocre stuff. What kind of a story is this? What about informing the police about the discovery of the skeleton? What about post-mortem? By simply burning the skeleton, Bhaskar and Viraj also become part of the probable crime committed by Ojas and others. Besides, the whispering of the song 'Pyar Hume Kis Mod Pe Le Aaya' by the ghost doesn't evoke any fear - it instead sounds comical and foolish. Please give us better stories! As regards Neelesh's performance, as always, his character voices sound far better than his narrative.

AN INTERESTING TALE

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-01-20

This story has excellent contours. It begins on a note of suspense and builds up progressively on it. The mysterious pain in the hand of the patient keeps one wondering as to what's causing the pain. The exciting bit is one can never tell if the causal factor for the pain is some paranormal phenomenon despite the author offering an apparent reason for it in the end. That's the beauty of the story. Very well written and equally well presented. Terrific performances by Subhrajeet Ganguly, Rajesh Shinde, and Vijaylaxmi Mohata. The sound SFX is also of a very high order.

EXCELLENT PLOT!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-01-20

This is classic storytelling! Loved it. Another brilliant ghost story from the repertoire of Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. Soma Bandopadhyay has very skillfully adapted the story for this audio production. The performances are great and the sound engineering is of the highest quality. Rajesh Shinde and Debarjo Banerjee have infused life in the characters with their extraordinary voice-acting skills. I also compliment the production team for their choice of stories. Evidently, a lot of effort has gone into the selection of the stories. Remarkable indeed!