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”

Book Review — Jasmine Days by Benyamin

Jasmine Days tells the story of Sameera as she gets accustomed to living in a Middle Eastern city with her father and relatives. This shift away from home and her new job as an RJ brings her closer to assimilating with people of different backgrounds. Her friendships take on new definition when the city getsContinue reading “Book Review — Jasmine Days by Benyamin”

Book Review — Hush A Bye Baby by Deepanjana Pal

In Deepanjana Pal’s Hush A Bye Baby,┬árenowned gynecologist Dr. Nandita Rai, who is known for her upper class connections and standing up for women’s rights, is accused of conducting sex-selective abortions. When this news spreads like wildfire, all of Mumbai is astounded. As the Mumbai Police chase leads left, right and center, they’re forced toContinue reading “Book Review — Hush A Bye Baby by Deepanjana Pal”