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The Accursed God: The Lost Epic By Vivek Dutta | Book Review

The Accursed God: The Lost Epic - Book 1 By Vivek Dutta | Book Cover

It is rightly said that Mahabharat (aka Mahabharata) is the greatest epic known to mankind. Any kind of possible situation and relationship is found in it, in its simplest and complex most forms. It won’t be wrong to say that every writer who grew up with ancient Indian literature told to him in various forms, dream to write his/her own ... Read More »

Kashi: Secret of the Black Temple by Vineet Bajpai | Book Review

Kashi: Secret of the Black Temple by Vineet Bajpai | Book Cover

Enjoying the trilogy by Vineet Bajpai, we have shared reviews on the first two books in this series here: Harappa: Curse of the Blood River Pralay: The Great Deluge Book Title : Kashi: Secret of the Black Temple Author : Vineet Bajpai Publisher : TreeShade Books (20 September 2018) # of Pages : 416 (Paperback) 2744 KB 362 (Kindle EBook) ... Read More »

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 »