Book Review #74: Sattva Rajas Tamas

Name: Sattva Rajas Tamas: Legend of Kanishka, The Common-King, And His Crusade of FaithAuthor: Vivek WagleNo. of Pages: 238Genre: Fiction/Alternate MythologyPublisher: Leadstart Publishing Pvt. Ltd.Price: Rs. 249/-Published in: 2019 How did I get it? From the publisher. THE BLURB SAYS: Circa 800 BC: Merit or birth? Meritocracy or dynastic monarchy? King Sarthak of the mighty …

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Book Review #72: The Last Hun

Name: The Last Hun - Forbidden Tale of King Mahira: The Most Brutal Man Who Ever LivedAuthor: Ashwin RazdanNo. of Pages: 194Genre: Historical FictionPublisher: Leadstart PublishingPrice: Rs. 199/-Published in: 2019 How did I get it? From the publisher. THE BLURB SAYS: Hun, the universal appellation for terror, was earned with brutality and blood. Legend has …

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Book Review #71: Udayan – The Forgotten Pandava

Name: Udayan The Forgotten PandavaAuthor: Rajendra KherNo. of Pages: 497Genre: Fiction/EpicPublisher: Leadstart PublishingPrice: Rs. 399/-Published in: September 2019 How did I get it? From the publisher. THE BLURB SAYS: The story of Udayan, direct descendant of the great Pandava warrior Arjuna, is all that remains of the third great Indian epic, the Bruhatkatha. Though he …

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Book Review #65: The New Dewtas: The Rise of Rudra

Name: The New Dewtas: The Rise of Rudra Author: Suraj Kothiyal No. of Pages: 222 Genre: Fiction/India/Street Narative Publisher: Inkstate Books (an imprint of Leadstart Publishing) Price: Rs. 249/-  Published in: 2018  How did I get it? From the author.  THE BLURB SAYS:   Neer, the head priest of the Himalayas, is troubled by the …

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Book Review #21: 7 Secrets of The Goddess

Name: 7 Secrets of The GoddessAuthor: Devdutt PattanaikNo. of Pages:259Genre: MythologyPublisher: Westland Ltd.Price: Rs. 395/-Published in: 2014The blurb of the book says:As nature, she is motherAs culture, she is daughterCreator of humanityShe is wealth, power, languageLakshmi, Durga, SaraswatiShe is DeviAnswer to that masculine anxietyWhich keeps resisting enquiryLocked in her stories, symbols and rituals are the …

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Book Review #5: Ajaya: Roll of the Dice (Book 1)

Name:          Ajaya-Epic of the Kaurava Clan; Book 1-Roll of the DiceAuthor:         Anand NeelakantanNo. of Pages: 455Genre:           Fiction/EpicPublisher:      Platinum Press (An imprint of Leadstart Publishing Pvt. Ltd.)Price:            Rs. 299/-Published in:  2013The blurb of the book says: THE MAHABHARATA ENDURES AS THE GREAT EPIC OF INDIA. But …

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Book Review #2: Arjuna-Saga of a Pandava Warrior-Prince

Name:           Arjuna-Saga of a Pandava Warrior-PrinceAuthor:          Anuja ChandramouliNo. of Pages: 363Genre:           Mythological fictionPublisher:      Platinum Press (An imprint of Leadstart Publishing Pvt. Ltd.)Price:            Rs. 250/-Published in:  2013The blurb of the book says: Arjuna is the immortal tale of one of India's greatest heroes. These pages …

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