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Satyayoddha Kalki – Eye of Brahma By Kevin Missal | Book Review

Satyayoddha Kalki - Eye of Brahma By Kevin Missal | Book Cover

यदा यदा हि धर्मस्य ग्लानिर्भव- ति भारत । अभ्युत्थान- मधर्मस्य तदात्मानं सृजाम्यहम्- ॥४-७॥ परित्राणाय- साधूनां विनाशाय च दुष्कृताम्- । धर्मसंस्था- पनार्थाय सम्भवामि युगे युगे ॥४-८॥ There is something so eternal and comforting in this promise that no matter how much the Adharma appears to rise in this world, there will always be Dharma to defeat it and restore balance to ... Read More »

Dharmayoddha Kalki – Avatar of Vishnu By Kevin Missal | Book Review

Dharmayoddha Kalki - Avatar of Vishnu By Kevin Missal | Book Cover

Reinterpretation of ancient myths and legends from Greco-Roman writings have inspired countless modern bestsellers across various platforms in the last few decades. For example, The Percy Jackson series of books and movies, Thor movies, adaptations telling the legend of Troy… Considering the much wider and deeper range of stories available in Indian mythology, it is hardly surprising that books belonging ... Read More »

The Hogwarts Collection by J K Rowling | Book review

Short Stories from Hogwarts – Of Heroism, Hardship, and Dangerous Hobbies

How often have we heard during discussions on street corners about cricketers and athletes that they should retire when they’re on top? This is very true and probably easier to do when the work needs a very high level of physical fitness which cannot be maintained in older age. But, what about the creativity of writers and their mental faculties? ... Read More »

Ganga: The Constant Goddess by Anuja Chandramouli | Book Review

Ganga: The Constant Goddess by Anuja Chandramouli | Book Cover

Anuja Chandramouli’s name and fame speak for itself when you look at her profile on Amazon and through thousands of readers who have turned her mythological stories into bestsellers. We have read and reviewed some of her works on this blog ( Kartikeya: The Destroyer’s Son, Rani Padmavati – The Burning Queen & Prithviraj Chauhan: The Emperor of Hearts) and ... Read More »

Red Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk | Book Review

Red Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk | Book Cover

There is not much left to be said about credentials of Orhan Pamuk after the fact that he won the Nobel prize for literature in the year 2006. Usually, the Nobel laureates are recognised as an icon that represents their country and culture. We like to explore such writers and their works to understand their similarities and differences with the ... Read More »

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri | Book Review

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri | Book Cover

We have written before about Jhumpa Lahiri’s thought provoking and accomplished work The Namesake and we have been reading some of her earlier and later works since. We’ll be sharing our views on these works through a few posts. Jhumpa Lahiri made her debut with a collection of short stories called Interpreter of Maladies released in 1999, followed by a ... Read More »