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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 Color of Our Sky by Amita Trasi

Ten-year-old Mukta’s life changes when she is rescued from her village and taken to Mumbai by Ashok, the village zamindar’s son. Ashok gives Mukta a home, much against the wishes … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Leila by Prayaag Akbar; reviewed by Amina Singh

I’d  heard about Prayaag Akbars debut novel Leila .. heard it was chilling , heard it was a must read. So I finally got hold of a copy At first … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Let’s Talk Books!

This April, we at The Good Book Corner, decided to feature interesting bits of conversation; conversations over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, in an elevator or … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rekha: The Untold Story; reviewed by Saran Lamba

I am not one who is overly fond of biographies and that too of movie stars…having said that, I have read both the books by the author, the one on … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Idris:Keeper of the Light by Anita Nair

But now your heart is set: you want to have the tale of all my trails- I must add more tears to those I have already shed.  What should I … Continue reading

January 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Literary Pretensions; poem submission by Preeti Reddy

  Literary Pretensions Preeti Reddy   I cannot sing I cannot dance Men do not keel over at my glance I do not sew I cannot bake I’ve never learned … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · 6 Comments

Natural Royalty; poem submission by Anindo Bagchi

Natural Royalty Within the Yala national Park Untouched by the artificial light, within the dark Lie mystical creatures hidden within the birch and the bark Beyond that trail lies a … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

To Err is Human, To Forgive Divine? poem submission by Sravasti Ghosh Dastidar

To Err is Human, To Forgive Divine?   They laughed at me when I said,  I forgive you God! So who am I? When humans err, He forgives And when … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The House of a Hundred Stories by Mariam Karim-Ahlawat

Sometimes in distant, clouded dreams A wondrous house I still espy, And all it’s friendly memories Touch me like a happy sigh.   Where as little children we learnt To love … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 · Leave a comment
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