Book Review: Ghosts of the Silent Hills by Anita Krishan

Book Review: Ghosts of the Silent Hills by Anita Krishan

Each of stories in ‘Ghosts of the Silent Hills’ is a subtle exercise rooted in everyday reality, and the ghostly presences–such as they are–emerge from the nourishing soil that constitutes author’s finely crafted realism.

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Book Review: Stories Of Us by Bobby Sachdeva

Book Review: Stories Of Us by Bobby Sachdeva

Stories of Us by Bobby Sachdeva is peopled with the religious, the good and the moral — grappling and trying to come to terms with an inhuman world and crueller selves

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Book Review: Dangling Gandhi by Jayanthi Sankar

Book Review: Dangling Gandhi by Jayanthi Sankar

Pretty much every story in this collection, Dangling Gandhi by Jayanthi Sankar, has as its theme an individual’s relationship with the natural world.

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Book Review: Happimess by Biswajit Banerji

Book Review: Happimess by Biswajit Banerji

Happimess by Biswajit Banerji begins on a strong note combining humor, wit, creativity, and intelligence, wrapped in symbolism which lays the foundation for the rest of the stories.

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Book Review: Afsaane by Ameya Bondre

Book Review: Afsaane by Ameya Bondre

Afsaane by Ameya Bondre has all the intricacies of life and its simple pleasures, the bliss of a happy marriage and the pain of unrequited love. This book has everything we call “LIFE”, nothing is missing and nothing forgotten.

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Book Review: What The Eyes See by Nitya Ravi

Book Review: What The Eyes See by Nitya Ravi

What The Eyes See by Nitya Ravi is a fascinating and sometimes disturbing collection of seven short stories. Across these stories runs a theme of dark human nature and it’s consequences.

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Book Review: Not Really Indian by Subhashini Prasad

Book Review: Not Really Indian by Subhashini Prasad

Not Really Indian is ten separate stories which share one overarching theme. All share the theme of Indians who find it easier to hang on their customs than assimilate, creating people proud of their culture yet longing for their old…

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Book Review: The Lady In The Mirror by Charu Vashishtha

Book Review: The Lady In The Mirror by Charu Vashishtha

The Lady In The Mirror is an excellent set of short stories exploring the human condition with all its flaws and neurosis. Author Charu Vashishtha addresses internal conflicts, unspoken words, greed, self-belief, subconscious self, love, jealousy, and freedom through the…

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Book Review: The Goat Thief by Perumal Murugan

Book Review: The Goat Thief by Perumal Murugan

Title: The Goat Thief Author: Perumal Murugan Translator: N. Kalyan Raman Genre: Fiction / Anthology of Short Stories First Publication: 2017 Language: English Setting Place: Urban, Suburban and Rural Parts of Tamil Nadu Major Characters: Well, Toilet Bowl, Chair, Tumbler,…

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