Book Reviews

Something Old, Something New: A Fresh Second Take on Romance

I had been away from Indian Indie writers for a long time, and then I fell out of reading. However, things turned when my Kindle suggested this novel, which is a collection of novellas. Yes, Kindle did suggest the novel. I could recognize the names of the authors, a couple of them being from my friend-list, and I dug deep ...

I Am the 10th by D.R. Downer – An Extraordinary journey of about 5020 years…

I would love to echo a thought that many of the others have already echoed: Read it and enter a beautiful journey. Indian mythology offers us so much, and yet we have always scratched the surface to suit a certain audience, and probably because the makers are not intelligent enough to comprehend anything beyond the ...

Palanquin of Heaven by H.R. Krishna, One of the Finest Novels I’ve Ever Read

I would suggest you to read this novel right away, before anything I mention about it! First things first, I’ve known H.R. Krishna for a long time now, and I’ve known his writing skills are not ordinary. I’d not been able to read his novel till now because I wasn’t comfortable reading Kindle books on ...

Foreword to ‘Hope? I Hope Not!’ by D R Downer

Hello! My name is Deep R. Downer, a fiction writer and a multiple published author based in the NCR of India.  I have known Raghav Gautam for 30 something years, and if there is one opinion that I had formed about him years back and that still holds as true today, it is that his heart is true. He feels ...

The English Teacher and My Days – The Books on the True Story by R K Narayan

P.S. Spoilers Ahead - But this couldn’t be done without those parts. I’ve tried to keep the details out, as far as possible. R K Narayan is the reason I started storytelling. His way of storytelling is so smooth that you are a part of the story without even knowing about it. His writing style is devoid of any floral ...