I keep moving back to mythology whenever I get a chance to. And when we talk about Mythological stories, Mahabharata comes as one of the first names. This book takes us on a journey after the epic battle of Mahabharata. Continue reading “Ashwatthama’s Redemption: The Rise of Dandak | Book Review”
I usually don’t read romantic fiction but this one surely was one of the beautiful ones out there.
There are some demands, demands beyond our visible ones that aren’t fulfilled even with wealth, health and love. These are the ones that can make you be the person we never imagined residing under our skin. This book explores those times and a lot more.
With multiple stories and themes merging together in one place, this book is one of its kind. It moves in a way that none of the stories will feel bound to a single home. Their universality combined with great storytelling gives us a good time while reading the book.
Choosing such an important and sensitive topic, this book traces roots to the stories that made India as it is today. And what made me even more interested in them was how they were made out of emotions and not criticism and blaming the time of partition. Continue reading “Divided by Partition United by Resilience by Mallika Ahluwalia | Book Review”
Even though I never actually visited the ever popular Kaziranga National Park in Assam, I got to see a deep glimpse of it along with the day to day happenings of it, in this book. And before I say something about the plot, I must admit that the good storytelling took me to the place pretty decently.
Before anything else, the author’s name speaks for its legend and the book’s cover and the title just calls out to you. This time, I wasn’t even guilty about it. It has been really long since I first read work of Rabindranath Tagore and I still could find it as engaging and interesting as it has been since forever. Continue reading “The Hungry Stones and Other Stories by Rabindranath Tagore | Book Review”