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Oleander Girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Oleander Girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

It is impossible to satiate curiosity of Human mind. Often we wish to unveil what is hidden irrespective of the consequences our irresponsible pricking may yield. Though we try to ignore the faint cry of our soul in favour of noisy outdoors but at times it becomes so dominant that […]

by October 26, 2013 e-Books, Review
One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni

One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni

A shaken War veteran, an embittered husband-wife, a jaded grandmother with her rebellious grand daughter, a victim of communal hatred, a dreamy eyed young Indian girl and a couple of Visa Officers – what do you think would happen if they are locked in the basement of a building, with […]

by May 20, 2012 Review

Chitra Divakaruni

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is one of my favorite writers, particularly the sensitive portrayal of women in her novels wins me over. A few of my favorite quotes: 1. “A dream is a telegram from the hidden world.” Queen of Dreams 2. “The dream is not a drug but a way. […]

by January 26, 2012 Pearls of Wisdom

Mistress of Spices by Chitralekha Banerjee

Time is difficult to understand. If your heart is set on something, it simply flies by and makes you feel as if you were engrossed for only a moment, but a boring activity makes it stretch indefinitely. Well, for me, the way time has behaved becomes an important factor in […]

by October 24, 2010 Review
Vine of Desire by Chitra Divakaruni

Vine of Desire by Chitra Divakaruni

I have just finished reading ‘Vine of Desire’ by Chitralekha Banerjee Divakaruni and after one and a half days of emotional roller coaster ride, I just could not stop myself from writing a review. The story of ‘Vine of Desire’ is centered around the two famous characters – Anju and […]

by July 16, 2010 Review

Sister of My Heart by Chitralekha Bannerjee

Sister of my Heart by Chitralekha Bannerjee is the story of two young girls, unrelated by blood, but united by a string of heart. They were born at almost the same time, but to different mothers. Basudha and Anjali are the two young girls of Chatterjee clan who are different in […]

by April 23, 2010 Review

Queen of Dreams by Chitralekha Bannerjee

Queen of Dreams by Chitralekha Banerjee is one of those few books that I read twice to decipher the true meanings of symbols, dreams and reality interwoven so fantastically that it simply leaves you bewitched each time, egging you to read on till you reach the very end so that […]

by April 23, 2010 Review

Palace of Illusions by Chitralekha Bannerjee

I took a fancy for Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee, the moment I saw it lying on a dusty library shelf. I could relate to her fancy for mythological stories of Ramayana and Mahabharata, that as a kid I grew on. The book tells the story of Mahabharata with […]

by April 12, 2010 Review