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The Aayakudi Murders – Of grisly murders, baffling supernatural mysteries, and hot pursuit

The Oxford Dictionary defines “Pulp Fiction” as “Fiction of a style characteristic of pulp magazines; sensational, lurid, or popular fiction“. Blaft Publications has been at the vanguard releasing several volumes of Tamil Pulp Fiction. Their latest release is “The Aayakudi Murders” written by popular Tamil mystery writer Indira Soundar Rajan and translated to English by Nirmal Rajagopalan. This book is a translation of Indira Soundar … Continue reading The Aayakudi Murders – Of grisly murders, baffling supernatural mysteries, and hot pursuit

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Anywhere But Home: Adventures in Endurance by Anu Vaidyanathan

“Runs end, Running doesn’t,” says an adage. Mankind from the minute they are born into this world, find themselves running a rat race chasing wild dreams to achieve their goals and settle down against all odds. For a person who feels elated on taking the stairs during a commute to the third floor and triumphant on reaching 5k steps on my neoteric fitness band, I felt astounded … Continue reading Anywhere But Home: Adventures in Endurance by Anu Vaidyanathan

Letters To My Ex by Nikita Singh – Book Review

When was the last time you sat down with all your thoughts focussed on scripting the right words, striking words that were irrelevant or which doesn’t reflect the best of your thoughts, gazing into the oblivion and lost in contemplation? Letters were the savior once in showcasing your love, care, affection, evoking inspirations and lifting spirits which have lost its spot to instant messengers in … Continue reading Letters To My Ex by Nikita Singh – Book Review

A Life of Adventure and Delight by Akhil Sharma – Book Review

Akhil Sharma’s new book “A Life of Adventure and Delight” is a collection of eight short stories whose protagonists are Indians living home and abroad. This is Akhil Shamra’s third book while his first two “An Obedient Father” and “Family Life” garnered much appreciation among readers. The book cover seems to grab eyes with its radiant and vibrant colors and seems to potray the title … Continue reading A Life of Adventure and Delight by Akhil Sharma – Book Review