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Rupa Gulab

Witty historical fantasy sadly loses the plot

Two more sets stood a merciful distance away. Ten bodies on each, long dead, missing limbs and most of their faces.

08 Sep 2019 2:32 AM

A wicked view of the Indian uni experience

Set in the English Department of a sprawling university in Pune known as the Oxford of the East, we meet the most idiosyncratic faculty ever.

01 Sep 2019 3:26 AM

Lid off Bollywood secrets, gritty cancer battle in Lisa’s story

Insanely wealthy Indian men do not exactly shine in her recollections.

30 Jun 2019 7:49 AM

Art thriller studies the obsession to possess a soul

A grand temporary structure called the Crystal Palace is being built for the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations.

23 Jun 2019 7:22 AM

No more shaming, no more silencing amplified minds

The survivors have not only lived to tell their tales, they have learnt to cope and lead relatively happy lives despite periodic setbacks.

02 Jun 2019 2:55 AM

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Modern sexual aesthetics meet ancient India

Light, breezy and witty, “Kama’s Last Sutra” is an enjoyable book to curl up with.

23 Dec 2018 1:01 AM

A mature thriller rooted in an unforgiving setting

Most of the characters are terribly unpleasant and seem to dislike each other as well.

23 Sep 2018 1:56 AM

Trials of women in a society dominated by men

It was something you were born to, if you were a woman, and embedded in you from girlhood.

12 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

Young, fun & marvellously irreverent

Goodbye Freddie Mercury is a truly enjoyable read — young, fun and marvellously irreverent.

22 Jul 2018 1:54 AM

A little more humour would have done the trick

The depiction of Priya and Chirag’s deathly dull and boring marriage works well, though.

24 Jun 2018 12:41 AM

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