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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 Girl Who Chose by Devdutt Pattanaik

After the Fun in Devlok series and Pashu, comes The Girl Who Chose, the story of Sita. As it says on the cover, this is Devdutt Pattanaik’s way of narrating … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Vikram and the Vampire by Natasha Sharma

Growing up on a staple of Indian folktales, most of us are familiar with Vikram and Betal, and in this book Natasha Sharma brings some of these stories to life! … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pashu, Animal Tales from Hindu Mythology by Devdutt Pattanaik

When I asked Devdutt Pattanaik if Indian myths and mythology had been done to death in children’s literature in India, he said,”The assumption here is we ‘know everything’ that the … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Amma Tell Me About series by Bhakti Mathur

When Bhakti Mathur, a banker by profession wanted to tell stories from Indian mythology and folklore to her two young boys, she could not find anything that met her standards. … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Path of the Swan by Charu Singh

In an age where the world stands in imbalance and nations fight against each other, Lama Ozer hears the summons for a great change! The chakras turn to bring back … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Missing Queen by Samhita Arni

The Ramayana is a living epic, not dead literature — it is constantly reinvented, re-imagined, reinterpreted by poets, writers, artistes and performers of all genres, not only in India but … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sita by Devdutt Pattanaik

  What Devdutt Pattanaik has done, is take mythology and give it to the masses today in a form that suits today’s analytical, questioning and always deconstructing mind. Many of … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment