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Novels

Jestus by V S Sury

December 10, 2018 • By

Jestus is uncertain; Jestus is unconventional; Jestus is the morality monarch; Jestus is highly immoral; Jestus is humorous; Jestus is dry; Jestus is a scholar; Jestus is a fool… V S Sury’s character, as well as his debut novel, Jestus is a highly contagious abstract that keeps the readers at an edge, most of the times. The attitude in this unearthed person is very high and so is his level of mental abilities. The novel, in simple understanding, is a novel that’s based on humour, sarcasm and an otherwise philosophy of life. It is for the readers who take interest in things which are not so easily accessible in other mainstream novels – irregular experiments with the plot and narrative.

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Nonfiction

Indicting Goliath by Lal Bhatia – Review

December 7, 2018 • By

Lal Bhatia’s debut work, work with a purpose – Indicting Goliath, is a non-fictional autobiography (not complete) by him. Published in the year 2018, the book has got great attention from the readers within as well as outside India. Indicting Goliath is about ‘uncovering’ the seamy truths that the USA doesn’t want to be uncovered. Lal Bhatia, the protagonist of the story, was imprisoned in the USA for the reasons of money laundering and doing wrongs with the funds of a company that he was supposed to handle. However, according to Mr Bhatia himself, he was trapped by a certain Mr Wig and then trialled and persecuted unfairly by the authorities and unjustly denied justice by the Department of Justice, USA. So, the work is about demanding justice and throwing hard facts on the face of the USA.

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Opinions

Join the forum for Literature – details

September 14, 2018 • By

English Literature Forum is the new initiative by Alok Mishra, a well-known philanthropist in the field of literature. He has taken this step with a vision to provide a platform for free and open discussion, via the web, to the students, scholars, teachers and enthusiasts of English literature. Yes, there are platforms for such kind of discussions already; however, ELF is something which wants the participants to engage rather than just being the mute witnesses of something great going on – it’s more an active platform than being a passive one.READ MORE


New Launches

A Crime Thriller to come – Elephants in the Room by Suraj Laxminarayanan

September 1, 2018 • By

Hello, readers! We are going to discuss a book which is about to release in the coming months. This is going to be the debut book by author Suraj Laxminarayanan, a crime thriller novelist as he calls himself. A very devoted fan of this genre, he has been mulling on his plot, story and theme for long and finally succeeded in getting his ideas translated into reality – Elephants in the Room is the title of the novel that’s going to be launched for the general audience very soon. Before the launch for the readers, the author has shared the early copies with many critics and reviewers for the initial impression and feedback.READ MORE


Novels

A Dowryless Wedding by Merlin Franco – Review

August 5, 2018 • By

Book – A Dowryless Wedding
Author – Merlin Franco
Published by – Authors Upfront
Year Published – 2018
Page Count – 225
Suitable for – all age groups, every kind of readers

“Our wedding was fixed for 12th July, as dictated by an astrologer.”

So, this is what happens. I am reminded of a marriage which could not be fixed because of an astrologer and here, the date is fixed by an astrologer and these are common sights in India – irrespective of its length and breadth. A wedding has more contributions from the relatives, pundits, churches, temples or maulvis compared to what a guy and a girl contribute. Well, this might sound funny as well! But, this thing, A Dowryless Wedding, is funnier than what it seems in a helicopter shot or a bird’s eye view.READ MORE