Book Review- The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh

At first, my mind revolted at the prospect of reading a novel that supposedly dealt with ecological changes and complex human emotions. Now, after finishing the novel, I am shuddering at the thought that had my stereotypical mind prevailed, what an incredible reading experience would I have been deprived of.   The novel is set … Continue reading Book Review- The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh

Book Review: The Bard of Blood

In the present scenario, when a wind of ultra-nationalism and fake patriotism is sweeping across India, Bilal Siddiqui’s Bard Of Blood portrays what true nationalism stands for. The espionage thriller, written by Siddiqui when he was still a teenager, is a perfect blend of realism and cinematic elements. The story seamlessly shuffles back and forth … Continue reading Book Review: The Bard of Blood

Book Review- The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh

The Glass Palace is an engaging historical novel written by one of India's most prominent contemporary English writers, Amitav Ghosh. In this novel, Ghosh depicts the lives of the residents of Burma (now Myanmar) and India after the fall of the Konbaung dynasty in Burma until well into the twentieth century by using members of … Continue reading Book Review- The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh