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India with Sanjeev Bhaskar

India with Sanjeev Bhaskar

I have just finished reading India by Sanjeev Bhaskar. For the uninitiated, Sanjeev Bhaskar is ‘Sanjeev Kumar’ of the famous Celebrity Chat Show ‘The Kumars at No. 42’. The book caught my attention as it was presented as ‘One Man’s Personal Journey Round the Subcontinent’ and Sanjeev has stated in […]

by August 19, 2010 Review
Age of Kali by William Dalrymple

Age of Kali by William Dalrymple

I read City of Djinns by William Dalrymple and fell in love with his easy going, unbiased and interesting way of telling history. With great expectations, I picked up William’s next offering; Age of Kali and I got the shock of my life. After being used to his affable, patronizing […]

by August 19, 2010 Review
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

After quite a long time, I read a short, sweet classic story and I am feeling really good after reading it. ‘Little Women’ by Louisa May Alcott is a story of March family, consisting of an absent father, a loving mother and four lovely sisters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. […]

by August 16, 2010 Review

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

This week is turning out to be a mystery week. I have read three mysteries in a row. ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ and ‘The Girl who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest’ by Steig Larsson followed by ‘The Lost Symbol’ by Dan Brown. Well, I should not be making a […]

by August 15, 2010 Review
The Girl who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest by Steig Larsson

The Girl who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest by Steig Larsson

The Swedish Author Steig Larsson wrote three crime novels, before he unexpectedly died in 2004. After his death, those novels were translated in English by Reg Keeland under the names of ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’, ‘The Girl who Played with Fire’ and ‘The Girl who kicked the Hornets’ […]

by August 15, 2010 Review
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson

The name ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ was intriguing enough to draw me towards this book and as I anticipated, the novel is a murder mystery written with a penchant by Late Steig Larsson, a Swedish author. The main characters of novel are Michael Blomkvist-an Investigative Journalist and Lisbeth […]

by August 14, 2010 Review

Difficult Daughters by Manju Kapur

Last week, I finally got to read Difficult Daughters by Manju Kapur. Though, it is her first novel, I ended up reading it only after her later and less popular works like Home and Married Woman. However, after reading Difficult Daughters, I am a bit surprised as to why the […]

by August 11, 2010 Review
Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi

Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi

I was a bit apprehensive when I picked up ‘Immortals of Meluha’ by Amish, as the name sounded too unfamiliar. But a quick reading of the blurb on the back cover of the book was enough to attract me. This novel is the first in Shiva Trilogy written by a […]

by August 9, 2010 Review