Blurb:Nadia gets the 7.30 train every morning without fail. Well, except if she oversleeps or wakes up at her friend Emma’s after too much wine. Daniel really does get the 7.30 train every morning, which is easy because he hasn’t been able to sleep properly since his dad died. One morning, Nadia’s eye catches sight of a… Continue reading Book review: Our Stop, Laura Jane Williams.
Blurb:Renowned for bringing the marvellous to the ordinary, Vinod Kumar Shukla has long been recognized as one of India's foremost writers, with a voice uniquely his own. The stories in Blue Is Like Blue deal with 'smaller-than-life people'. They live in rented accommodation, often in single rooms, where one electric bulb does for light. There's… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Blue is like blue, Vinod Kumar Shukla.
Language: English Hardcover: 448 pages Publisher: Hachette India (3 December 2018) BLURB: It is 1744, and Nicholas Ballantyne, a young Scotsman dreaming of a life as laird of his ancestral estate finds himself quite unexpectedly on the Winchester, a ship bound for Hindustan, seeking to begin a new life as a ‘writer’ on the rolls of the British… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Fortune’s Soldier, Alex Rutherford.
Paperback: 295 pages Publisher: Rupa Publications India (20 July 2018) Language: English BLURB: Book one of the Maha Vishnu Trilogy, The Code of Manavas, is set some two million years past ad 2050, when earth as we know it ceased to exist and so did mankind. A new race, the Manavas, now exists on Bhoomi, the erstwhile Earth,… Continue reading The Code of Manavas, Arpit Bakshi
Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Hachette India (22 October 2018) Language: English BLURB: ‘Dilli dil hai Hindustan ka’. Through nuanced translations of four Urdu narratives spanning the period of turmoil that led to the Revolt of 1857 – and culminated in fall of the Mughal Empire - this compelling volume reveals the tragic and affecting story… Continue reading Book review: City of my Heart, translated by Rana Safvi.