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“Banquet on the Dead” a book by Sharath Komarraju

Here are three things I must lay out before starting to review Sharath Komarraju’s latest murder mystery Banquet on the Dead. Writing is a continuous learning curve – there are some features of great writing that many otherwise-talented authors do … Continue reading

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Tso and La: A Journey in Ladakh

The genesis of Tso and La, as both the blurb and inner-pages will inform you, occurred when Vikramajit Ram, struggling with “a novel that has hit an impasse” was fortuitously invited by a friend, Manoj, on a driven trip through Ladakh … Continue reading

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It’s Raining in Maya

Some of the very best fantasy writing often defies, to some extent, the label “fantasy”. Whether through the depth and realism of the world or the subtlety of the more fantastic elements, the piece leaves you wondering exactly how to … Continue reading

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Reading 101 Myths

When I describe the book “101 myths & realities @ the office” as ‘manageable’ it is neither meant to be a poor pun nor an underhand slight. That descriptor, along with ‘accessible’ have been so often used that they tend … Continue reading

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