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Kushalrani Gulab

Zusak’s stories within stories delight, thrill, hurt

The Murderer now lives by the banks of a river. The old bridge across the river has been washed away; he wants to build a new bridge.

04 Nov 2018 12:33 AM

A love story of two boys told simply

This is a book about how relationships are formed, what it takes to sustain them, and how to keep them going even when the future is uncertain.

28 Oct 2018 12:54 AM

A nostalgic touch to children’s adventures

So it’s an apprehensive bunch of children who step off the train at the village.

23 Sep 2018 2:06 AM

A lovely story, but feels unreal

It would be a book firmly anchored in place and time, solid as only a feast can be.

09 Sep 2018 12:13 AM

A brilliant concept ruined by poor execution

It’s hard to place a book like this. On the one hand, the point of the story is awesome.

19 Aug 2018 12:30 AM

Unravelling the mystery around Bhagwan Rajneesh

Sheela eventually plea-bargained a 39-month prison sentence, and after that was served, shifted to Europe to pull her life together post Rajneesh.

17 Jun 2018 1:41 AM

Lucid but flawed snapshots of life

But the story I most enjoyed — and this is personal — was “Possessed”, about Prof.

03 Jun 2018 2:18 AM

Hilarious and gripping adventure

The book is Dev Sen’s diary-ish account of her 1977 trip to Tawang.

13 May 2018 6:16 AM

Poignant stories in old-fashioned style

The first few stories in the book were not what I expected at all. They were amusing...

29 Apr 2018 1:22 AM

Books review: An edgy mystery with no crime

Seventeen is about Yuuki, a 57-year-old reporter with a small local newspaper, the North Kanto Times, in a provincial backwater in Japan.

15 Apr 2018 2:32 AM