The Tiger Throne by Preetha Rajah Kannan

The Chola dynasty is said to be one of the longest dynasties in the world. This Tamilian empire saw a great many victories under the reign of several kings. To retell the story of one such warrior is a feat like no other. Preetha Rajah Kannan achieves this with the utmost dedication to narrating theContinue reading “The Tiger Throne by Preetha Rajah Kannan”

The Queen’s Last Salute

Writing historical fictions about characters from Indian history is never an easy feat. It is like treading on thin ice. While the liberty to creatively bridge the gap between the known and the unknown rests with the author, chances are that they are bound to offend someone with their interpretation of these historical occurrences. MoupiaContinue reading “The Queen’s Last Salute”

The Peshwa: War of the Deceivers

Tell me that a 400+ paged novel about politics, war and strategy will have me rooted to the spot for over 6 hours and I’d probably have laughed in your face. Well, I’d have done exactly that before having read The Peshwa: War of the Deceivers by Ram Sivasankaran. Set against the backdrop of theContinue reading “The Peshwa: War of the Deceivers”