Category Archives: Book Reviews

BY Vani IN Book Reviews, Guest post

Beyond the Mahabharata You Know: Iyengar Imagines a Life, After

Vani via Quint It was my grandmother who first introduced me to the story of Ashwatthama, the son of Guru Dronacharya in Mahabharata. “He had a...

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BY Vani IN Book Reviews, Guest post

Book Review of Parsi Bol 2: A Wicked Wit Sums Up the Parsis (And This Book About Them)

A couple of days ago when I started working on my third book, I asked a friend in Mumbai to help me straighten up a Parsi...

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BY Vani IN Book Reviews

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë This book is a treasure!

Emily Bronte’s ‘Wuthering Heights’ is painfully sad and exciting. It is not merely a tale of wild, vindictive love, but more than that, it depicts a...

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Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison My rating: 4/5

Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon is an interesting read in magical realism. Through its protagonist, Macon Dead III aka Milkman, and three generations of the Dead...

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The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3) by J.R.R. Tolkien (One of my favourites!)

‘The Return of the King’ is terribly engrossing. You can’t sleep. Can’t eat. Can’t do much of anything else, until you have finished the last of...

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