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Preview The Pataala Prophecy:Son of Bhrigu by Christopher C. Doyle

Prologue September, 1799 Giza, Egypt Louis Alexandre Berthier looked around and shivered.But not because it was cold. It was their location. The night had not yet begun its retreat before … Continue reading

April 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Perils of Being Moderately Famous by Soha Ali Khan; reviewed by Amina Singh

At the book launch I was thoroughly enchanted by Soha ‘s candid speaking style .. she read excerpts and answered Barkha Dutt( who could have been avoided really!) rather frankly … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Revisiting the Classics- Agatha Christie’s Curtain:Poirot’s Last Case

Nothing is so sad, in my opinion, as the devastation wrought by age.                                    … Continue reading

November 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Revisiting the Classics- Agatha Christie’s Five Little Pigs

“You are making up your mind, are you not, whether I am a mere mounteback, or the man you need?” She smiled. She said: “Well, yes- something of that kind. … Continue reading

November 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Love, Africa by Jeffrey Gettleman

The biggest stories often start with a scrap of paper, a phone number and an obviously fake name…. From Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jeffrey Gettleman, comes a memoir spanning three … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

An Almond for a Parrot by Wray Delaney

…I was not brought up in a Christian way and wasn’t much impressed by all I heard. If God was the head of the family, I thought he was a … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

This House of Clay and Water by Faiqa Mansab

It had all begun so well, just like how things ended in fairy tales… Faiqa Mansab’s award-winning thesis is the foundation on which This House of Clay and Water has … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Remnants of a Separation by Aanchal Malhotra

“Yes, there is nothing more precious than freedom. But freedom at the cost of others, what freedom was that?” How does one review a book that touches the very core … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

…Yejide was created on a Saturday. When God had ample time to paint her a perfect ebony. No doubt about it. The finished work is living proof. The first time … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

…But I will tell you what I learned after I lost my sight, in the first days as I came to understand how much of the world was banned from … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · Leave a comment
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