Oath of the Vayuputras

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India’s mythology is rich and beautiful and, honestly, would provide enough fodder for plenty¬†of fantasy novels. Luckily for us.

This is the last one in the Immortals series by Amish Tripathi.This is the book that promises us all the answers that have been sought through Shiva’s journey and, personally, I found it slightly disappointing. Continue reading “Oath of the Vayuputras”

Roads to Mussoorie

So here it is – the first post of 2013. And from the stacks and stacks of books I seem to have devoured in the recent time of transit the one I want to talk about first is Ruskin Bond’s Roads to Mussoorie. I’m unsure how many of you would be familiar with the name […]

All He Ever Wanted

Stiff, pompous, self-satisfied and narrow-minded men seldom feature as protagonists of stories. But then this is hardly his story. On the face of it, anyway. Professor Nicholas Van Tassel first spots Etna Bliss at the scene of a fire. And it is a fair measure of the man that even as fire devoured a building […]

Going postal!

Hushhhhh… they’re talking? Can you hear them? There are things Moist Van Lipwig has never been before. Moist Van Lipwig, for instance. And a postmaster for, well, another instance. He’s been many other people but he’s never tried the Mr Lipwig ¬†hat on for size. And now, I’m afraid, it was far too late for […]