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.
Language: English Paperback: 360 pages Publisher: Hachette India (22 October 2018) BLURB: Darkness looms over the Sultanpuri Empire... From the freezing mountains of Firozia to the high waves that break on Karizen’s rocky cliffs; from the cities and souks of Dastakar to the djinn-filled Western Desert, the Sultanpuri Empire, a rich collection of kingdoms and states, has lived… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW:The Sultanpur Chronicles – Shadowed City, Achala Upendran.
Paperback: 256 pages Language: English Publisher: Rupa Publications India (20 October 2018) BLURB: Sparks fly immediately when Rukmani—fierce and assertive in the best and worst possible ways—meets the gentle Ayaan in the magical city Paris. Meanwhile, back in India, her reticent sister, Mrinalini struggles to cope with the void of a loveless marriage and an early pregnancy. Tides… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Tides don’t cross, Simar Malhotra.