The Inheritance of Loss: Book Review by Asha Seth

#MyThoughts: In my opinion, some books aren't mere books. They are secret holders, stubborn secret holders that hate to divulge anything until unless forced to. 'The Inheritance of Loss' gave me a similar feeling. It was the year 2014. I was staying in Bangalore then. An early morning walk on the streets of Indira Nagar... Continue Reading →

The Immortals of Meluha: Book Review by Asha Seth

‘The Immortals of Meluha’ is based on Lord Shiva’s life, so I'd heard. Being a devotee of the lord, I dropped everything to read it myself. In the very first chapter itself I realized that the book is not based on Lord Shiva's life but merely inspired from him. I read it nevertheless. So here's the... Continue Reading →

Interpreter of Maladies: Book Review by Asha Seth

#MyThoughts: No writer has the eye for details to real life situations as Lahiri. Interpreter of Maladies that won the Pulitzer Award is deeply enthralling with simple but intensely emotional short stories that change your perspective of a lot of matters. The book is not a novel but a collection of nine short stories. A Temporary... Continue Reading →

Such a Long Journey: Book Review by Asha Seth

I wonder why we never get to hear much about good books like Rohinton Mistry’s ‘Such a Long Journey’ quite contrary to the books that stand tall in bookshops but have nothing to appease a serious reader’s appetite. 'Such a Long Journey' is a book I picked on instinct because I have taken up a challenge... Continue Reading →

The Lowland: Book Review by Asha Seth

There are few books you read because you are addicted to reading. Then some others because everyone else has read it but you, and then there are those books that you read because you know that somewhere between the pages, you will remain forever. Books that you eagerly wait for; like that distant music which... Continue Reading →

Train to Pakistan: Book Review by Asha Seth

#MyThoughts: I detest the sight of blood. This book was a flood of blood; a sight that continues to haunt me. “Morality is a matter of money. Poor people cannot afford to have morals. So they have religion.” This quote was my portkey to 'Train to Pakistan' by Khushwant Singh. And here goes the review. When... Continue Reading →

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