The Book is an alternate-history fantasy set in nineteenth-century China. Ten centuries have passed since the last time the Portal of a Thousand Worlds opened, bringing radical change to the then-ruling dynasty, and now the mystical gateway is rumored to be on the verge of opening once more.
The Book Shreya Kaushik is a student at the Indian Institute of Management, who wants to follow the trajectory of its most famous alum – Aditya Kapoor, the ‘Paperback King’ of India, a massively successful writer of pulp books that have been made into films. When Aditya comes to his alma mater to speak on his […]
The Book is about Deepinder ‘Dipy’ Singh Gehlot, a tandoori chicken loving, beer swilling private detective. This anthology of short stories all feature Dipy tackling various cases, on the trail of ciminals of various stripes.
– 3 * – A thriller about the race to catch a serial killer strangling women in Mumbai. Fast paced, but a little predictable. The book is about a serial killer at work in Mumbai, seemingly killing women at random. Private India, the Indian branch of an international investigative agency, is at work on the […]
Lucifer’s Lungi is the story of Nitin Sawant, software entrepreneur based in Chennai, and his weekly jaunts into the countryside of Tamil Nadu. The book is the tale of one such weekend adventure, when he feels he has come in contact with the supernatural – a Lucifer like village demon called Luganar, who steals away […]
– A retelling in modern English for those people who’ve always wanted to read the original version of the Ramayaan, but didn’t know Sanskrit. -Rating:3* The book is essentially about Rama, first son of Dasaratha, king of Ayodhya. It follows the events that lead to his birth, his childhood and relationship with his brothers, moving […]