A bio-historical fiction set in the heart of Madras in the 1920s, Dogged Pursuit by Raghavan Srinivasan is a scintillating blend of emotion, fiction and history, having been compiled after an assimilation of carefully researched facts as well as crafting a fictional tale which is sure to appeal to all
My first ever Korean fiction, and oh boy, what an experience it was to read it! An absolutely moving and spellbinding family drama about a Korean bride who travels to marry a man who is not looking for a wife but something else. A plethora capturing the complete 20th-century Korean American immigrant experience, The picture bride by Lee Geum Yi is perfect for those who have enjoyed “Pachinko” or “Peach blossom”.
What if I tell you that the great Alexander has turned dark and wants destruction to be ‘normal’ in his overpowering regime? Have you heard of the great Porus and the stories surrounding him in history? If not, then read this review of Porus: In the Shadow of Betrayals by Roopesh Tiwari
What happens when the gentler sex decides to fight patriarchal forces, challenging the pr- set nationalities of the societal attitude? Catastrophe. No, seriously. But, for the woman who does so. Don’t believe me. Read my Book review of Padma by Mala Mahesh to discover one such instance.
Can suspense ever be so enchanting that you find it exquisite and resentful at the same time?
Examining the fine lines weaving through the creases of The Miniaturist, a tale of obsession, betrayal, retribution, and much more…
Combining tragedy and downfall with the drama of the dysfunctional family, The Promise By Damon Galgut is a kaleidoscope of human behaviours promising darkness but with a strange luminosity to it.
Presenting Booxoul’s book review of The Promise by Damon Galgut
The Flute and the Sword: The Story of Meera and Jaimal and the Rise and Fall of Merta by Karuna Sinh, Randhir Sinh Meera (Mirabai) has been an important part of me growing up. My siblings and I have always woken up listening to her songs. Songs that were the love and devotion of Meera to Lord Krishna. Since then, I’ve been taken to her serene and beautiful aura….