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Shatranj Ke Khiladi by Munshi Premchand | Hindi Story Book Reviews

Shatranj Ke Khiladi by Munshi Premchand | Hindi Story Book Reviews

First published in October 1914, Shatranj Ke Khiladi (The Chess Players – शतरंज के खिलाड़ी) is one of the magnum opus of Munshi Premchand which took his fame to more heights. It is worth to note that Munshiji was not only a prominent writer with good command on the pen, but he used to write about what is happening (or happened) in the society. Most of his literature is thus associated with grounded reality. Probably this is the attribute of his stories and books which made them more popular (and on the contrary, some people who love fantasy writing or ... Read More »

City of Death by Abheek Barua | Book Reviews

City of Death by Abheek Barua | Book Reviews

We recently wrote about the Juggernaut App available for Indian readers. We just got an opportunity to read a new book published by Juggernaut called “City of Death”. Book Title : City Of Death Author : Abheek Barua Publisher : Juggernaut Published: (11 July 2016) # of Pages : 288 (Paperback) Purchase Link(s) : Buy this book from Amazon India A dysfunctional family, a ritual obsessed psychopathic killer, an able but disgraced cop, all let loose in a giant of a city – result? A fast paced, exciting thriller at best, a melodrama at worst. But, Abheek Barua‘s new book ... Read More »

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child |Book Review

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child |Book Review

Is there such a thing as ‘Happily Ever After‘? When J K Rowling showed us a glimpse of the life of older Harry Potter on the platform 9 3/4 long after the battle of Hogwarts was over, it did give an impression of being something very close to a happily ever after, if not perfect. But, life at its best is episodic….every generation seems to inherit the moral quest of their ancestors in some way and have to go through similar emotions and questions before they can make peace with their lives. Book Title : Harry Potter and the Cursed ... Read More »

Once upon a time in India: The Marvelous Adventures of Captain Corcoran by Alfred Assollant | Book Reviews

Once upon a time in India: The Marvelous Adventures of Captain Corcoran by Alfred Assollant | Book Reviews

There was a time when teenagers were fascinated by adventure stories that made a big chunk of their vacation reading, especially before internet made the world such a small place and made so many more options available. We have all been exposed to translated stories of Joules Verne, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Satyajit Rai (Feluda mysteries), and countless others during summer holidays. These stories do make a long-lasting impression on a growing mind and such was the case with French teenagers including well-known names of Jean-Paul Sartre and Antonio Gramsci. In their case the beloved hero was called Captain Corcoran ... Read More »

If God Was A Banker by Ravi Subramanian | Book Reviews

If God Was A Banker by Ravi Subramanian | Book Reviews

If God was a banker is another thriller by banker who is now more famous as an author, Ravi Subramanian. His other books we have reviewed so far are: 1. Bankerupt 2. God Is A Gamer (World’s first BitCoin thriller – published) Book Title : Warrior Author : Olivier Lafont Publisher : Penguin Published: (2 December 2014) # of Pages : 375 (Paperback) Kindle – file size – 1259 KB Chapters : 73 Purchase Links : Buy this book from Amazon.com Buy this book from Amazon India About the book: The book If God Was A Banker is a story ... Read More »

Warrior by Olivier Lafont | Book Reviews

Warrior by Olivier Lafont | Book Reviews

Actor Olivier Lafont’s roots are French (actually he is of mixed origin) but his understanding of Indian mythology is excellent. And, he is a very good writer. His command over English language is fantastic. He has written many books. Let us share our personal Views and Review for one of his books Warrior. It is tough to read this book and not become fan of his writing. Book Title : Warrior Author : Olivier Lafont Publisher : Penguin Published: (2 December 2014) # of Pages : 375 (Paperback) Kindle – file size – 1259 KB Book Details : Part 1 ... Read More »