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Idiom Book Sellers

1/348 Bastion Street, Kochi (Cochin), India
+91 484 221 7075
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An Aladdin's cave

So many beautiful books at amazingly cheap prices weird and wonderful collections only thing we had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dryws D
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Precious memories!

Just looked in my favourite Indian recipebook we've bought at Idiom somewhere in the year 2000 and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michel v
via mobile
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1/348 Bastion Street, Kochi (Cochin), India
+91 484 221 7075
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many beautiful books at amazingly cheap prices weird and wonderful collections only thing we had to watch was the weight of our luggage for our flight home! But the charming lady helped us send book over seas as gifts so that gave me a...More

Thank Dryws D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just looked in my favourite Indian recipebook we've bought at Idiom somewhere in the year 2000 and got a smile on my face ☺️

Thank Michel v
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little bookshop selling a mix of new and used books about a range of topics, as well as having a wide selection of books on India (everything from Indian literature to cookbooks to meditation guides). The owner is incredibly friendly and...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The owner of this shop is so knowledgeable and helpful and I always find some books I want to buy here. This time I bought and read "Indian Summer" - a great book about Partition. I couldn't put it down. Go there and browse and...More

Thank SandraN49
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Nice and different collection of books. Had some unique titles on Indian mythology! Enjoyed the time browsing there! Owner is vey friendly and engages well with the customers.

Thank Chintan C
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Independent bookshops are always a joy. The collection in this bookshop, which I suspect is largely meant to appeal to the foreign visitors is a pleasure to browse. Find rare titles on Indian art, history, music, religion and yoga. If these areas interest you, you...More

Thank MasoomGupte
Reviewed 17 December 2016

A bookshop to please the literature lover and a range of South Indian titles. With a friendly floor manager lady who will call her sources immediately to find out if the title you want is available. Worth spending time in, for the well curated sections....More

Thank Tisha S
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

It's a small, intimate bookshop with a thoughtfully put together collection of books. Unlike most bookshops, in the days of online shopping, the personal touch in the selection is quite evident. The culture & politics, travel writing, Indian fiction and non-fiction, art/graphic sections are particularly...More

Thank Faiz U
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Have been visiting Fort Cochin for historical research, and this bookstore (and(Mr Shetty and Ms Elizabeth) is delightful place to browse through variety of books. I always find something unexpected here like Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kushner. Also lots of books on history of...More

Thank aungkhant
Reviewed 1 February 2016

It must be small, it has got a large collection of good handpicked books. Share your choice of reading to the man in the counter and they will help you browse.

Thank mary_india
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