Heartquake book review

Heartquake by K.Vijayakarthikeyan

K.Vijayakarthikeyan‘s latest fictional work “Heartquake“ welcomes you with an insipid cover photograph that isn’t justifying to the striking red title typography that grabs the eye. We are introduced to the protagonist Vikram Kumar who changes his fellow probationer Rakesh’s mind, of fleeing the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, LBSNAA leaving behind his lucrative bureaucratic future to pursue his dream of being a stand-up … Continue reading Heartquake by K.Vijayakarthikeyan

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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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The Diary on the Fifth Floor by Raisha Lalwani – Book Review

Raisha Lalwani begins her book with a beautiful prologue exhibiting doubts about the reality of life. 

“The choices we make define the kind 
Of people we then become. 
The main question here is: 
Do we like who we have become?”

Check this review of Raisha Lalwani’s debut novel “The Diary on the Fifth Floor” to know if the author has fared well giving the reader a novel to remember? Continue reading The Diary on the Fifth Floor by Raisha Lalwani – Book Review

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Latitudes of Longing by Shubhangi Swarup – Book Review

Shubhangi Swarup’s “Latitudes of Longing” touted as “The Literary Debut of the Year” holds true to its felicitous appreciation that makes us asservate that a new star is on the horizon. The labyrinthine monochromatic cover design by Rashmi Gupta mesmerizes and grabs eyeballs with the intricate illustrations which tend to ostend the entire plot within its borders. Rashmi Gupta encompasses the faultlines and the landscapes featured … Continue reading Latitudes of Longing by Shubhangi Swarup – Book Review