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The Sentimental Spy by Shri Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Book Reviews

The Sentimental Spy by Shri Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Book Reviews

As the title page says: “It’s a family-based-South-Indian-melodramatic-espionage-musical-revenge-saga starring Sonti Srinivasulu aka Agent SS 555 of the Indian Secret Service!” And the book truly delivers on this promise. Book Title : The Sentimental Spy Author(s) : Krishna Shastri Devulapalli Publishers : Juggernaut Books Published: (December 2016) # of Pages : 319 (EBook) What we liked best is that Indians are so often accused that we can’t take a joke on ourselves. This book flagrantly makes fun of everything we know to be excessive including the near worship like love that South Indians have for their film stars to the recent ... Read More »

The Eyre affair by Jasper Fforde | Book Review

The Eyre affair by Jasper Fforde | Book Review

Have you ever wondered whether the stories in the books we read happen somewhere, that is apart from the writer’s mind? When a writer creates characters, settings, places that are so much loved by readers, what if the lines between reality and fiction weren’t quite there. Combine this premise with a world where time travel is possible and you get a hilarious comedy called The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde. The Plot: As the name suggest, the Jane Eyre of Charlotte Bronte does play a big part here. The heroin Thursday Next (Yup, that’s right, a girl is named Thursday!!!!) ... Read More »

The Golden Compass Trilogy | Book Reviews

The Golden Compass Trilogy | Book Reviews

Religion is a cornerstone of our lives and for most children it takes shape as they grow up and see how important it is to their parents, or not. It is also such a personal aspect of everyone’s life that commenting on any religion always carries a lot of inherent risk. However, most people agree that the purpose of having a religion is to aspire for better things in life, to look up and forward and do good in the world as you pass through it in this life. Whether there is an afterlife or not, if this life is ... Read More »

The Test of My Life: From Cricket to Cancer and Back  by Yuvraj Singh | Book Reviews

The Test of My Life: From Cricket to Cancer and Back by Yuvraj Singh | Book Reviews

We did bought The Test of My Life: From Cricket to Cancer and Back a book written by ace cricketer from India – Yuvraj Singh, before many days. As we have completed it now let us share our unbiased views and reviews for the same with you all. Yuvraj Singh is known for many of his performances (in cricket) but best remembered for going full monty (hitting six sixes in an over); and of course being the player of the series for the second Cricket World Cup, India have won. He is inspirational figure for many for his cricketing skills ... Read More »

Reader’s Digest India | January 2017 Issue | Magazine Reviews

Reader’s Digest India | January 2017 Issue | Magazine Reviews

There are hundreds or thousands of magazines published every month around the world. So we need to be choosy to pick the right ones which are worth your money and most importantly the time you spend to read it. We have found that Reader’s Digest is a good choice to go for and it is available in many countries (having their own version). Almost every issue of the same is good balance of real life drama, inspirational stuff and it takes note of everyday heroes also. We mostly provide our Views and Reviews for India edition of the same. So ... Read More »

Asura: Tale of The Vanquished by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

Asura: Tale of The Vanquished by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

Everyone have his/her own perspective when looking at any event or thing. It is the well known fact that different people have different version of the same incident they all are associated with altogether. And, winners always write the history. That’s why only positive sides of the winners are explored more. And wit the passing time the salt and pepper keep added to the documented facts are eventually transformed into legends and myths. Book Title : Asura:Tale of the Vanquished: The Story of Ravana and His People Author : Anand Neelakantan Publisher : Leadstart Publishing Private Limited Published: (25 April ... Read More »