The language is akin to the view from the top of a mountain, breathtaking in its rich imagery.
13 Jan 2019 1:02 AM
A story relevant for all times. A book I would urge people to read, a book worthy of being read more than once.
28 Oct 2018 12:57 AM
The book falls short of a literary masterpiece and that is not because of its flawed heroine.
30 Sep 2018 1:42 AM
The story is extremely readable, the credit for it goes to the decent writing style.
02 Sep 2018 12:10 AM
If the story was told only from Zarin’s point of view, the chances of monotony creeping in were high.
12 Aug 2018 12:51 AM
The slow pace of the book is a big letdown as are the innumerable characters who flit in and out of the story.
17 Jun 2018 1:38 AM
The second flashback is that of Sylvie’s, when her story takes precedence.
03 Jun 2018 2:07 AM
Usually, I am able guess the ending of a thriller halfway through the book, but here I couldn’t do so.
22 Apr 2018 2:21 AM
The two animals on the cover are the buffalo calves, Bela and Baadal, who are part of the last story, The Gift.
08 Apr 2018 1:39 AM
Magic realism is a difficult genre to pull off but Paralkar has managed to do so with aplomb.
25 Mar 2018 12:45 AM
Watching Shekhar portray the protagonist, Arjun, Vatsala gets mesmerised by his performance.
21 Jan 2018 7:09 AM
Aza restarts her friendship with Davis with an ulterior motive, but they become good friends soon enough. Perhaps they fall in love as well.
17 Dec 2017 1:08 AM
Pattanaik deals with the facts with gentle brush strokes, lending the book a smooth flow.
03 Dec 2017 1:05 AM
Nidhi is reluctant to have this loose cannon as the brand ambassador, but caves in due to pressure from her boss.
29 Oct 2017 12:15 AM
This book comes across as a bit mild, perhaps the luxurious setting of this book does not lend a creepy effect.
10 Sep 2017 2:34 AM
It was basically divided into a recipe mode: ingredients, batter, heat, eating, coffee and a cig which on hindsight suited Kitty’s culinary passion.
11 Aug 2017 12:30 AM
Then starts the familiar routine of telling family and friends to look out for prospective matches for Madhurima.
28 Jul 2017 1:50 AM
Mr Mitra’s book transported me to 326 BC, giving me a beautiful view of life in those times.
14 Jul 2017 1:34 AM
Genghis Khan, founder of the Mongol empire was a military genius, a notorious tyrant who used psychological warfare to win battles.
07 Jul 2017 12:41 AM
The theme of the books is perfect for the age groups of seven and eight.
23 Apr 2017 2:08 AM