Book Review: Padmavati The Harlot and Other Stories

Kamala Das is a big name when it comes to the women writers in India. For me, she represented one of those authors about whom you have heard a lot, who you know is considered a great author, but you haven't read anything by her yet- except for a poem or two in the school. … Continue reading Book Review: Padmavati The Harlot and Other Stories

Book Review: Six And A Third Acres

Hailed as the first modern Odia novel, Six and a Third Acres is a gem of a work that resonates well with the readers even after more than 100 years of its original publication. I, first, came across this novel about 2 years ago, as part of the course for my paper on Indian Writing … Continue reading Book Review: Six And A Third Acres

Book Review: The Angel’s Beauty Spots

Title: The Angel's Beauty Spots Author: K.R. Meera Translator: J. Devika Publisher: Aleph Book Company Pages: 120 ISBN: 978-9388292832 Source: Publisher The Angel's Beauty Spots is a collection of three novellas by K.R. Meera on the theme of love. 'The Angel’s Beauty Spots' is a disquieting story about Angela’s repeated infidelities and the trauma of … Continue reading Book Review: The Angel’s Beauty Spots

Book Review: The Case of the Wandering Scholar

Title: The Case of the Wandering Scholar Author: Kate Saunders Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 362 ISBN: 978-1526615985 Source: Publisher The Case of the Wandering Scholar is a Laetitia Rodd mystery involving the search a nomadic Oxford scholar tied with a series of murders and suspects who seem completely unrelated to each other. Set in mid 19th … Continue reading Book Review: The Case of the Wandering Scholar

Book Review: If History has taught us anything

Title: If History has taught us anything Author: Farhat Nasreen Publisher: Rupa Publications Pages: 208 ISBN: 978-9353334789 Source: Publisher If History has taught us anything undertakes a journey into the political history of India. India has seen several rulers and each of these rules has impacted and shaped the India of the present. If one … Continue reading Book Review: If History has taught us anything