Book Review, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction

Book Review: Half Gods by Akil Kumarasamy|A book that leaves a distinct taste behind|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A startlingly beautiful debut, Half Gods brings together the exiled, the disappeared, the seekers. Following the fractured origins and destines of two brothers named after demigods from the ancient epic the Mahabharata, we meet a family struggling with the reverberations of the past in their lives. These ten interlinked stories redraw the… Continue reading Book Review: Half Gods by Akil Kumarasamy|A book that leaves a distinct taste behind|

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Book Review, Crime and Thriller, Fiction

Book Review: The Other Woman by Daniel Silva |A Spy Thriller|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): She was his best-kept secret … In an isolated village in the mountains of Andalusia, a mysterious Frenchwoman begins work on a dangerous memoir. It is the story of a man she once loved in the Beirut of old, and a child taken from her in treason’s name. The woman is the… Continue reading Book Review: The Other Woman by Daniel Silva |A Spy Thriller|

Book Review, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction

Book Review: Typically Tanya by Taha Kehar

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Meet Tanya Shaukat. Tanya's got a pretty good life, working for Karachi's Daily Image newspaper and smoking-drinking-flirting her way through minor romantic escapades. Sure, there are a few tiny problems. But, so far, she's been handling them well enough - in fact, she's even managed to neatly sidestep the rishtaas her mother's… Continue reading Book Review: Typically Tanya by Taha Kehar

Book Review, Crime and Thriller, Fiction

Review: The Mystery of Three Quarters by Sophie Hannah

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Hercule Poirot returns home after an agreeable luncheon to find an angry woman waiting to berate him outside his front door. Her name is Sylvia Rule, and she demands to know why Poirot has accused her of the murder of Barnabas Pandy, a man she has neither heard of nor ever met.… Continue reading Review: The Mystery of Three Quarters by Sophie Hannah

Book Review, Crime and Thriller, Fiction

The Mogul by Vish Dhamija|Indian Courtroom Drama at its best|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Prem Bedi is the 'Mogul' - the third richest man in the country. He commands both fear and respect, and at fifty-three, he still looks handsome and aristocratic. But Bedi's smoothly run empire comes to a screeching halt when he's accused of killing his ex-wife and her husband, and dragged into a… Continue reading The Mogul by Vish Dhamija|Indian Courtroom Drama at its best|