Book Review-The Forest of Enchantments


Forest of Enchantments by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Forest of Enchantments is a retelling of the Ramayan from Sita’s perspective . Ramayan is Ram’s story ,holding Ram on a pedestal, glorifying Ram ,talking about his valour ,his fastidious correctness ,his charms and his charisma ..But the story of Sita has largely been forgotten .Her identity is … Continue reading Book Review-The Forest of Enchantments

Book Review-Where the Crawdads Sing


Book Review-Where the Crawdads Sing By Delia Owens #qotd-what makes a book a 5 star -the plot or the prose? A full 5 stars to this book ..A complete delight for readers ..Vivid imagery ,evocative almost poetic prose and an absorbing storyline ..I reread the book ,just to go over some of the beautiful lines … Continue reading Book Review-Where the Crawdads Sing

Book Review-Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng


After sitting in my TBR list for an eternity ,this book finally caught my attention ..Slow moving ,yet filled with intensely complicated family dynamics and small town life , this is definitely a page turner. Excellent in parts and lagging in some ,this is an engrossing read ..The book deals with the complexities of parenting … Continue reading Book Review-Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Book Review- The Bastard of Istanbul


Book Review-The Bastard Of Istanbul Author- Elif Shafak I have suddenly been taken in by the writings of Turkish authors Ayse Kulin & Elif Shafak . Their enchanting description of Turkey, a country that’s European and Islamic both at the same time have me enamored . Another Turkish author who holds me spell bound is … Continue reading Book Review- The Bastard of Istanbul