Book Review: In a Violent Land

Title: In a Violent Land Author: Various Publisher: Alpeh Book Company Pages: 152 ISBN: 978-9388292313 Source: Publisher In a Violent Land is the second book from the Aleph Olio series that I read. As the title suggests, this collection consists of writings on the theme of violence. The blurb at the back of the book … Continue reading Book Review: In a Violent Land

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Book Review: The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told

Title: The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told Editor: Muhammad Umar Memon Publisher: Aleph Book Company Pages: 372 ISBN:978-9383064076 Source: Publisher Short stories are my all time favourite. The obvious reason being their short length and their power to captivate the reader so quickly. While it usually takes us 10-15 pages to get into a novel, … Continue reading Book Review: The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told

Book Review: Best Stories from Around the World

Title: Best Stories from Around the World Editor: Deepa Agarwal Publisher: Red Turtle, Rupa Publications Pages: 187 ISBN: 9788129147387 Source: Publisher 'Best Stories from Around the World' is a collection 15 stories with an essence of diversity. Different Authors, Different Settings, Different Times, Different Themes & Different Experiences is what sums up this anthology of … Continue reading Book Review: Best Stories from Around the World

Book Review: These Circuses that sweep through the Landscape

Title: These Circuses that sweep through the Landscape Author: Tejaswini Apte Rahm Publisher: Aleph Book Company Pages: 157 ISBN: 9789384067564 Price: 299 INR 'These Circuses that sweep through the Landscape' is a collection of 10 short stories of varied themes. The stories that we have in this debut collection of Tejaswini Apte Rahm are richly colored. … Continue reading Book Review: These Circuses that sweep through the Landscape

Book Review: The World’s Worst Children

Title: The World's Worst Children Author: David Walliams Publisher: Harper Collins Children's Books The World's Worst Children is a collection of 10 stories, featuring 10 awfully dreadful children. Each story introduces us to a wicked & mischievous kid. The collection is illustrated by Tony Ross.  About the Author David Walliams is world's number one bestselling author. … Continue reading Book Review: The World’s Worst Children

Book Review: Dispelling the Silence

Title: 'Dispelling the Silence: Stories from Commonwealth Countries' Publisher: Orient BlackSwan Editors: G. Baskaran & S. Shanmugiah 'Dispelling the Silence' is an anthology of short stories, written by writers from the Commonwealth countries- India, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, West Indies, Nigeria and South Africa. The collection, thus, introduces the readers to 'the literature and … Continue reading Book Review: Dispelling the Silence