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Idiom Book Sellers

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Nice bookshop

Visited the Mattancherry shop, nice collection, different types of books, not just the... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2015
Pune, India
A lovely book shop. A friendly book seller

A lovely book shop with a lot of, a lot of books, new and old. Really interesting to dive into it... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2015
Taoyuan, Taiwan
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1/348 Bastion Street, Kochi (Cochin), India
+91 484 221 7075
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Local Indian bookshops can be disorienting with dusty books almost everywhere and in an order hard to understand. Idiom is a little bit like this (books all over the place), but much more interesting to spend time in it. Books are kind of classified (by...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2015

Visited the Mattancherry shop, nice collection, different types of books, not just the run-of-the-mill. didnt offer me a discount though. But do visit

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Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

A lovely book shop with a lot of, a lot of books, new and old. Really interesting to dive into it. The lady in this book shop who called Elizabeth is a delight. She helped me to find a book I was looking for. But...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2015

Excellent bookstore! The owner is extremely kind and helpful. She understands exactly what you want and guide you through the so many bookshelfs distributed in 3 rooms, where you can spend as much time as you want.

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Reviewed March 14, 2015

A wonderful little book shop just off Princess Street. A large selection of books in many languages and covering both fiction and non fiction. Pricing is very good here and service is delightful. Last visit we had bought some wonderful cook books by local authors...More

Thank Ollossm
Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

So many of India's bookshops are a delight. Idiom in Fort Cochin is no exception. 3 interconnecting shady rooms are crammed full of books on a wide range of subjects. Some of the books are second-hand, but most are new. The shop has a smaller...More

Thank barklyeast
Reviewed May 26, 2014

very good collection of books on any subject and a owner who is insightful about many books and advices you accroding to your taste, just as he is friendly . thumbs up for a good history collection which certainly satisfied me, the best bookshop in...More

1  Thank Krish9
Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

It's a small house filled with new and second hand books. A nice place to browse titles on India, hinduism, spirituality, food and travel titles. They'll also send your books trough post so you don't worry with the weight.

1  Thank Gaía P
Reviewed January 16, 2014

We stocked on loads of presents here during our trip to Fort Kochi. Idiom have a wide range of books - we picked up a beautiful collection of illustrations of sea creatures - but it also comes into its own with calendars, notepads and photo...More

1  Thank Tom A
Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

I was told by friends who have visited india to buy some books here..they are inexpensive and cover a range of choices.. bought cook book, books on kerala and few post cards here..cheaper than the ones in princess street

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