3.5/5 A historical fiction which sheds light on the dawn of the British Empire in India. It's 1744, Nicholas Ballantyne dreams of becoming a laird (heir) of his ancestral estate in the Scottish highlands, but fate has other plans. He is sent to Hindustan, on a ship named 'Winchester'. He meets Robert Clive, who dreams … Continue reading Fortune’s Soldier by Alex Rutherford review.
This book is pure magic!! I had never enjoyed reading crime and horror stories this much. This book is easily one of my favourite reads of 2018. It's an anthology of crime and horror stories written by prolific writers like Satyajit Ray, Premendra Mitra, Muhammad Zafar Iqbal and Gobindolal Bandopadhyay to name a few. The … Continue reading The moving shadow review Electrifying Bengali pulp fiction.
Publishers: Aleph Book Company Genre: Non fiction Pages: 235 I confess, I love reading about controversial people because I believe there are two sides to every story. This was the hardest book I ever had to review. Maher has handled the topic with such poise and has given full justice to Qandeel's story. I had … Continue reading The sensational life and death of Qandeel Baloch by Sanam Maher.
I thank the Author for providing me a signed review copy. Once upon a genie is the story of Daisy, who lives with her grandmother after her parents split up. While on her deathbed, her grandmother leaves a note for her. To her utter surprise, Daisy finds out that its actually a genie!! The genie … Continue reading Once upon a genie by Durriya Kapasi review.
Rafflesia: the banished princess by Gautam is the story of Appu and his life and relations. The story is in flashbacks in some parts. Its a good story but its very confusing at some parts. Some parts are beautifully written. There are a lot of interwoven stories, which made me turn back some pages and … Continue reading Rafflesia: The banished princess by Gautam review
I personally love Indian Mythology very much. I cannot describe that in words. I was obsessed with Ramayana and Mahabharata since childhood. My dad has a knack of telling stories with full energy that will keep you engrossed. But as I grew up, I became analytical while reading Mythology. There were a lot of unanswered … Continue reading Mythological retellings you should read Part 1- MAHABHARATA
Hello everyone! How are you all doing? I hope you all are doing great 😊 I am back with another review. The book I'll be reviewing today is 'The curse of Mohenjo-Daro' which I read recently and fell in love with it. I bought this book on one of my casual visits to Crossword. I … Continue reading The Curse of Mohenjo-Daro book review.
Imagine waking up one day three years into the future and with a perfect life! How will you feel? What would be your reaction? How will you feel when you completely forget three years of your life? And you don't remember anything no matter how hard you try..! Well that's what happened to Lexi Smart, … Continue reading Remember me by Sophie Kinsella Book review.