Book Review: Shyam, by Devdutt Pattanaik

One might be a mythology fan, but still not know everything from mythology. I realize that after reading this retelling of the Bhagavata, written by one of my favorite authors, Devdutt Pattanaik.

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Book Review: The Vengeance of Indra, by Shatrujeet Nath

There are some series that are much anticipated for a reader. For me, one such series is the Vikramaditya Veergatha series by Shatrujeet Nath. The previous book surpassed my expectations from the first book in the series. I was hoping that The Vengeance of Indra, the third book, would be even better.

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Book Review: 7 Secrets of Shiva, by Devdutt Pattanaik

Mythology is a very interesting genre, and when narrated with that interest, makes for wonderful reading. Many authors try to write in this genre; some succeed, others do not. I quite enjoyed a few of Devdutt’s earlier books, so picking this book wasn’t that difficult a choice.

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Book Review: Kartikeya, by Anuja Chandramouli

Indian mythology is filled with many characters… Gods, Goddesses, Demigods and Demons etc. It’s wonderful to read about them. It’s one of the more popular genres when it comes to the world of Indian writing in English. Few authors do that genre justice, and Anuja is one of them. When this book came my way, I didn’t hesitate to take it up.

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Book Review: Krishna’s Secret, by Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik’s writing is always interesting. His views on Indian mythology are interesting, and have loved quite a few of his books. This one is a short read, a part of a bigger book that I hope to read sometime in 2018.

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Book Review: Avishi, by Saiswaroopa Iyer

I love reading stories from Indian mythology. The depth of that genre is such that there are so many stories yet to be heard or known. When I read the summary to this book, I was intrigued because I hadn’t heard of the character of Vishpala at all.

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