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Scion Of Ikshvaku | Chapter 3 | Personal Views And Reviews

Scion Of Ikshvaku | Chapter 3 | Personal Views And Reviews

Amish Tripathi now enjoys a celebrity status in literary fraternity. He have achieved it of course. With back-to-back 3 best seller books made him eligible for the same. He have tried a unique approach in writing, that is, looking at the mythologies from the modern day eye. Or rather we say, absorb the mythological stuff about mythological characters / Deities like – Lord Shiva – from various sources, and restructure them for the modern day readers. He humanizes the mythological characters, and he does it pretty well. In fact the motto behind the first book of the Shiva Trilogy – ... Read More »

Reader’s Digest India | April 2015 Issue | Magazine Reviews

Reader’s Digest India | April 2015 Issue | Magazine Reviews

We have received our subscription copy of Reader’s Digest Magazine (India Edition – April 2015 issue before a few days. It was quite on time delivery and here are our personal reviews and views for the same. The editorial is worth reading and the message it conveys is really worth understanding (not only just reading). With the example of Bill and Melinda Gates – the philanthropists – the editor conveys that one need to be a giver, be it an idea or money. The editorial promises to burst some myths about the poor people and countries. It is often said ... Read More »

The Mug Of Melancholy | A Fantasy Book Which Follows Harry Potter Path | Personal Reviews

The Mug Of Melancholy | A Fantasy Book Which Follows Harry Potter Path | Personal Reviews

The Mug of Melancholy takes you back to the world of fantasy, the world of magic. The world where anything can happen. There are no natural rules to be bound with. You can play with the elements of the nature and produce the desired results. When we were kids, we used to like such fantasies and mythology was adding to our pleasent assumption about the world. After getting adult we got to know that, the fantasies are what they are called, just fantasies. The real world is full of harsh realities. Which in turn broke off a lot of our ... Read More »

Reader’s Digest India | March 2015 Issue | Magazine Reviews

Reader’s Digest India | March 2015 Issue | Magazine Reviews

We have received our subscription copy of Reader’s Digest Magazine (India Edition – March 2015 issue before a few days. It was quite on time delivery and here are our personal reviews and views for the same. We consider – editorial – as one of the most important aspect of any magazine. It allows building a link between the editor and the reader. It is the place from where an editor shares his/her vision behind the issue and/or talk about the factors which made him/her to compile the content of the the same. This time Mohan Sivanand,the editor, shares his ... Read More »

The Kill List by Frederick Forsyth | Book Review

The Kill List by Frederick Forsyth | Book Review

Ever since his rise to fame with The Day of the Jackal (Published in 1971), Frederick Forsyth has created a niche and fan following. The theme of his stories has travelled through post world war era – to cold war – to troubled Middle East and now international terrorism. Published in 2013 by Random House, The Kill List is latest adventure by him that made to the bestseller list in United States. Book Title : The Kill List Author : Frederick Forsyth Publisher : RHUK (3 September 2013) # of Pages : 352 (Paperback) Purchase Link(s) : Indian readers: Buy ... Read More »

No Comebacks by Frederick Forsyth | Book Reviews

No Comebacks by Frederick Forsyth | Book Reviews

No Comebacks is a collection of ten short stories by Frederic Forsyth. These stories, with themes of blackmail, betrayal and murder, were published individually over the years 1972-1979 and as a collection in 1982. All the stories portray the author’s characteristic affinity for portraying routine of professional lives in meticulous details and an attempt at a surprising twist at the end. Book Title : No Comebacks Author : Frederick Forsyth Publisher : RHUK (1 March 2001), Cornerstone Digital (May 30, 2011) # of Pages : 320 (Paperback), 336 (Kindle) Purchase Links : Purchase No Comebacks from Amazon.In Purchase No Comebacks ... Read More »