The poison of love is translated from the Malayalam by Ministhy S. Originally published in Malayalam as "Meera Sadhu" "Love is like milk. With the passage of time, it sours, splits and becomes poison." It's a beautifully haunting book about Tulsi, an IIT graduate who is swept off her feet by the charismatic Madhav, and … Continue reading The poison of love by K. R. Meera review
I love anthologies. I believe they make up a beautiful read along with each story teaching us something and can be read in one sitting. I recently read this beautiful anthology, Different beads of the same string, which was a collection of 10 short stories and loved the name! The stories are beautiful and revolve … Continue reading Different beads of the same string by Sujay Malik review.
This book is about the village of Kuldhara which was mysteriously abandoned in one night. Kuldhara was home to the Paliwal Brahmins, some 200 years ago. The Diwan (minister) of Jaisalmer, Saalim Singh, known for his perversion, loucheness and immoral tax revenue methods, set his eyes on Pari, the 15 year old daughter of the … Continue reading The legend of Kuldhara by Malathi Ramchandran review
"Whenever there is a decline in righteousness and an upsurge in unrighteousness, at that time, I take birth again" "Kalki" by Kevin Missal is the first book in the series. It is a mythological fiction which tells the story of the 10th incarnate of Vishnu, Kalki. This book is set in Indragarh, the capital city … Continue reading Dharmayoddha Kalki by Kevin Missal book review
The devil's prayer is an exciting book based on the thirteenth century conspiracy between the Mongols and the Papal Inquisition. I had absolutely no knowledge about the history, but I think I enjoyed the book to some extent. This book gave me The Da Vinci code vibes at times. A nun commits suicide in a … Continue reading The Devil’s prayer by Luke Gracias review
The Heroine and Other stories is translated from Tamil by the Author's daughter, Deepalakshmi J. The cover of the book is beautiful with the image of an original painting by S Elayaraja. This book is a collection of 10 short stories and 1 novelette, The Masquerade. The stories are beautiful and each story has a … Continue reading The Heroine and other stories D Jayakanthan review