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BOOK REVIEW: Blue is like blue, Vinod Kumar Shukla.

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.

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BOOK REVIEW: Fortune’s Soldier, Alex Rutherford.

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.

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Book review: City of my Heart, translated by Rana Safvi.

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.

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BOOK REVIEW:The Sultanpur Chronicles – Shadowed City, Achala Upendran.

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.