Monthly Archives: August 2013

Full Circle by Yamini Vijendran

Don’t we all have an urge to find out what happened to people who once mattered most to us but somehow got lost. Malini’s quest in Full Circle is for the same reason. She is not your usual run-of-the-mill heroine. … Continue reading

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Canvas of Dreams by Jaya Murty

Riya is an artist, who has come to Singapore to attend an art conference. Confident yet vulnerable, beautiful Riya is plagued by nightmares, that gets revealed slowly. While at Singapore, she bumps into Ryan, an old childhood friend who had … Continue reading

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Asura – Tale of The Vanquished

Anand Neelkantan’s Asura is an untold tale of Ravana. I don’t think it has been attempted so far. I have read many interpretations of Ramayana from Sita’s and Hanuman’s point of view. They were archaically following the same template laid … Continue reading

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Yajnaseni: The Story of Draupadi

I have always been fascinated by our epics Mahabharata and Ramayana. I read K.M. Munshi’s Krishnavatara when I was just a ten year old kid. And I doubt, if any other author can present ‘Krishna’ as he did. His characterization … Continue reading

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Krishanavatara Book 6: The Book of Vedavyasa, The Master

This book is an oddity in these series because the story doesn’t move forward here. Instead you read about the background of Kuru kings and the bold decisions that they take to continue their kingship. This is also an important … Continue reading

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Krishnavatara: The Book of Satyabhama

This book stands out in this series as the most romantic one. You have jungle adventure, chivalry and passion that might just put any other romance book to shame. Krishna is back in Dwaraka for good. He is happy that … Continue reading

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Can you keep a secret?

One of my favourite books by Sophie Kinsella. This was the first book that I read of hers and it prompted me to read the rest. Emma Corrigan is a bit drunk because she is on her way back home … Continue reading

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