The Forest of Enchantments is essentially a love story from Sita’s perspective. You are treated to a fabulous piece of writing with some excellent food for thought.
Money, power, fame, morally corrupt characters, and unscrupulous media. All that with a crisp, tight plot, and you have a winner.
Narasimha by Kevin Missal, the first book in the Mahaavatar Trilogy picks on the topic of dharma and adharma. A retelling of the fourth Vishnu avatar, it is centered around the story of Narasimha, Hiranyakashyap, and Prahlad.
Agatha Christie meets Ruskin Bond in Before you Breathe by Tanushee Podder. Set in a quiet hill town of Ramsar, the book follows an amateur sleuth and a cop solving series of incidents and a murder.
“There’s no greater show of love and faith than traveling a long distance for somebody.” The book follows the story of three sisters – Rajni, Jezmeen, and Shirina who have been asked to undertake a pilgrimage on behalf of their mother.
No Presents Please came highly recommended and I was looking forward to reading the book. It definitely did not disappoint. This is not the kind of a book that you can read in one go.