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Pralay: The Great Deluge by Vineet Bajpai | Book Review

Pralay: The Great Deluge by Vineet Bajpai | Book Cover

Author Vineet Bajpai enamoured the readers with his tale set in ancient land of Harappa and modern day Varanasi with his debut on the writing scene. The love of readers encouraged him to continue the saga in form of a trilogy with this second installment in the series: Pralay: The Great Deluge. In some ways, second books are harder to ... Read More »

Harappa: Curse of the Blood River by Vineet Bajpai | Book Review

Harappa: Curse of the Blood River by Vineet Bajpai | Book Cover

The historical/mythological fiction genre has gained popularity in India in last decade with a lot of brilliant books re-telling our well-loved legends. Some of these stick to the established versions of the epics, but provide insights and observations like Devdutt Pattanaik, while others re-interpret the epics with their own version of characters as well as timelines. Here, at ThinkerViews we ... Read More »

The Vengeance of Indra by Shatrujeet Nath | Book Review

The Vengeance of Indra (Vikramaditya Veergatha Book III) By Shatrujeet Nath | Book Cover

Exploring the modern take on Indian legends we have been reading Shatrujeet Nath‘s Vikramaditya Veergatha books and we have shared our reviews on the first two books of this series with you in past few weeks: The Guardians of the Halahala The Conspiracy at Meru And now continuing with the series, let’s talk about the latest installment in the series: ... Read More »

The Conspiracy at Meru by Shatrujeet Nath | Book review

The Conspiracy at Meru | Vikramaditya Veergatha Series | Second Book | Cover Page

The name Vikramaditya symbolises the Ideal King in Indian minds – the Pardukhbhanjan king that went out in the nights to find out how his people were, the king who achieved many impossible feats with from Gods and help of his supernatural friend Vaitala, the king who is a hero, in so many folk tales spreading across Bharatvarsha and captured ... Read More »

The Guardians of the Halahala by Shatrujeet Nath | Book Review

The Guardians of the Halahala (Vikramaditya Veergatha - Book 1) by Shatrujeet Nath | Book Cover

Growing up in India means reading and listening to endless stories of adventures featuring Devas, Danavas, Asuras, Rakshasas and of course humans. The treasure chest of Indian mythological tales described in the Puranas and history of the Indian subcontinent captured in epics and numerous works of literature is filled with many larger than life stories. It is an endless well ... Read More »

The Shiva Sutras by Ranjit Chaudhri | Book Review

The Shiva Sutras by Ranjit Chaudhri | Book Cover

The perks of being a professional book reviewer include a chance to explore various book genres. Today I am going to talk about The Shiva Sutras penned by Ranjit Chaudhri and published by Fingerprint! Publishing. Book Title : The Shiva Sutras (Eternal Wisdom For Life) Author : Ranjit Chaudhri Publisher : Fingerprint! Publishing (1 August 2019) # of Pages : ... Read More »