Book Review: “The Boy from Pataliputra” by Rahul Mitra
Book Review

Book Review: “The Boy from Pataliputra” by Rahul Mitra

Fiction based on historical events/personalities is one of those genres which are gradually getting popular among Indian readers. As a result, Indian bookshelves are gradually getting filled by such books. Indian readers are enjoying these books. I am also one of those readers who love reading historical fiction. For me, historical fiction can be an … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Counterstroke’ by Medha Deshmukh Bhaskaran
Book Review / Historical Fiction / Indian Author

Book Review: ‘The Counterstroke’ by Medha Deshmukh Bhaskaran

Historical fiction is one of my favourite genres as I am a student of history and archaeology myself. While the subject of history may appear mind-numbing and uninteresting to some readers, fiction based on history gives you a chance to envision the story behind the facts. If written cleverly and in an appealing manner, these … Continue reading

Book Review: “The Prince of Patilputra” by Shreyas Bhave
Book Review / Historical Fiction / Indian Author

Book Review: “The Prince of Patilputra” by Shreyas Bhave

Shreyas Bhave’s first book The Prince of Patliputra (Asoka Trilogy #1) offers an action-packed story-line to the lovers of historical fiction. Taking a well-known personality from Indian history and weaving a gripping tale on his life is not an easy task. The task becomes more difficult when the personality the author is choosing is a … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Guardians of the Halahala (The Vikramaditya Trilogy #1)’ by Shatrujeet Nath
Book Review / Indian Mythology

Book Review: ‘The Guardians of the Halahala (The Vikramaditya Trilogy #1)’ by Shatrujeet Nath

Churning of the ocean, popularly known as Samudra-manthan or Amrita-manthan, is one of the well-known events in Indian mythology. This churning of the ocean was done by Devas and Asuras together. While the main aim of doing this churning was to obtain Amrita (or the nectar of immortality), this procedure of churning released a number … Continue reading