Shadow of the Palm Tree is set in Goa, India’s very own Shangri-la. It opens with a heart-rending tragedy: the death of a mother at her own hands. Yet the shadow of sadness cast on the Abreus took shape in the 1700s, when the family converted to Christianity and joined the most lucrative enterprise ..
A transporting tale set around the shifting power dynamics of viciously aggressive investors who enter a nation to maraud lt’s resources and will stop at nothing to make money. A stunning meditation on human nature and survival instincts, this novel poses intense moral questions. Discover a world of..
THE VERDICT WILL SEEK YOU - PATTUKKOTTI PRABAKAR (Translator - Yogeshwari Sampath) :Nirmal Kumar is a movie star whose perfect image and seemingly perfect life a dangerous predator is a hell-bent on ruining. while on a cozy vacation, his life is turned upside -down when he becomes the sole suspect i..
Madhan while explaining historical events uses modern similes. Absolutely the best thing to do. He is actually making history interesting and identifiable. In spite of being a cartoonist in his previous avatar Madhan did not caricature the Moghul Emperors and their subjects. I am so pleased he did n..
TO BYZANTIUM - Charu Nivedita(Aswini Kumar) :Every place is redolent with centuries-old sighs, tears, laughter, music, dance, hopes and aspirations, expectations of people who had once inhabited it and is waiting to whisper them into the ears of anyone willing to pay heed...
Every place is redolent with centuries-old sighs, tears, laughter, music, dance, hopes, and aspirations, expectations of people who had once inhabited it and is waiting to whisper them into the ears of anyone willing to pay heed. - from the book..
The on-screen offerings of Hollywood and Europe have colored the popular perspective of cinema- What it is and what it should be- to such a great extent that the filimic contributions of Latin American directors remain largely uncharted. This book , with its compelling insights, intends to put the s..
The ideal combination of satirical ammunition launched at political powers, vivid descriptions of travels in Paris, witty movie reviews, appreciation of dogs and the under appreciation of the Tamil writer, Unfaithfully Yours , is the very essense of Charu Nivedita's raw perception of this world. A c..
Set during the Chola period in Southern India, Bhuvanapathi, a youn Brahmin in Kanchi, nurtures an unquenchable desire to take on a perilous journey to Kasi, in order to earn fame and wealth. Having mastered all the survival skills, he sets on this journey to Kasi after his marriage. His greed makes..
Zero degree(Novel) - Charunivedita :With its mad patchwork of phone sex conversations, nightmarish torture scenes, tender love poems, numerology, and mythology, Charu Nivedita's novel 'ZERO DEGREE' is a startling work of South Indian transgressive fiction that unflinchingly probes the deepest psychi..