Posts tagged Historical Fiction

The Beauty and Tragedy of The Picture Bride: A Book Review

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”.

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The Story of Meera and Jaimal | Book Review

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….

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