‘There’s Something About You’ by Yashodhara Lal certainly makes for an entertaining, light read. The story revolves around Trish. Now, Trish is a twenty-eight year old girl, recently unemployed, overweighed, single girl, who hides behind her sarcasm to cope with the world.
There is hardly anyone who isn’t familiar with Ramayana. There have been several TV series directly or indirectly based upon the same epic storyline, and as a book too this isn’t the first effort (of course the Valmiki’s Ramayana and Tulsidas’ Ramcharit manasa were the original ones).
Before I even go to the book review I’d like congratulate the author for his tremendous efforts in bringing this book to reality. Not only the concept is quite commendable, the presentation of the book, including the book cover, bookmark and everything else is great.
At first I was pretty excited to read the book since superhero stuff has always fascinated me. Also, the blurb had my expectations raised. However, I don’t think that actual book was anywhere up to my anticipations. First of all, the name ‘faceless’ could have been a great name, if it was significant to the story in any way
Author: Devdutt Pattanaik Title: my Hanuman Chalisa ISBN: 9788129147950 Publisher: Rupa Publications India Genre: Non-fiction, Indian Mythology, Mythology, Religion Language: English Hanuman Chalisa is certainly the most common religious text/chant while Hanuman is one of the most popular Deity in Hinduism. Each one of us has...
The Demon Hunter of Chottanikkara' takes place in Chottanikkara, a small village in Kerala, that is haunted by all kinds of demon. The author uses a simple, yet a fluent language. The buildup of characters was excellent. I would recommend the book to all the fantasy book lovers, who are also interested in stories based on Indian Mythology.
How to stop your grownup from making bad decisions is a small, humorous and light story about Nina. Well, Nina is just eleven, and she is a blogger.
The Life of Hinduism is a collection of essays about Hinduism written and published by different authors from different social backgrounds, and nations. I would like to recommend the book to those who would like to learn more about Hinduism. Even those who are well-versed with the concepts of Hinduism may take something or other from the book eventually.
Inspired by his father’s previous illegitimate profession, Joe Riley starts off earning his pocket money in a rough and tumble neighbourhood of Glebe. He gambles on Billycart races and sells farm fresh eggs from his uncle’s chook farm. His real struggle, however, starts when his family sends him off to St. Bartholomew’s Catholic boarding school.
Listening For Well-Being is great book by Arun Maira, emphasizing on the true potential on listening to solve all sorts of problems. The language and style is simple, yet fun at times, and authoritative at other times. Pace is great as well. Researched well. Totally recommended!