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I did it. I finally became one among the zillions out there, who has purchased Robin Sharma’s “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari.” Read it from cover to cover in one sitting. Here is what I think:
If you bought the book hoping to read about a monk who patronises Ferrari’s, then you are in for a surprise. It’s a self-help book – and a good one at that. The situation described in the book is one that I or you would eventually face – one day or the other – in this hectic world. The solutions provided are what you would find in any of the other umpteen self-help books. What makes this book stand out, however, is the narration and the way the solutions are woven. You need to read the book to figure out what I am talking about.
In a way the title of the book is misleading. The protagonist, a lawyer by profession, actually becomes a monk long after selling his Ferrari. So, in theory, the monk did not sell his Ferrari. But, when compared to alternative titles such as “The Ex-Lawyer Who Sold His Ferrari” or “The Lawyer Who Became A Monk,” I would stick to the original one any day. It’s a great marketing gimmick. That’s about the only complaint I have about this otherwise good book.
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