It is woven around the memories of one and hence becomes the imagination of another. A must read for those who love to experiment Ahem, This one is an award winning book, So read it anyway. Instead of depicting the Partition in terms of only the political events surrounding it, Singh provides a human dimension which brings to the event a sense of reality, horror, and believability. It is a serious and introspective narrative and historical testimony. This is her second book and won several literary prizes. But is their intervention too little, too late? The story is told by its chief protagonist, Saleem Sinai, and is set in the context of actual historical events as with historical fiction. Narrated by a parrot, it has stories within stories within stories.
Gandhi, covering his life from early childhood through to 1921. It basically shows the belief, faith, meditation that makes the boy survive and what it means to be alive. Just go to your nearest book stall and choose one whichever you like and start enjoying. Suddenly, the murderer resurfaces and yet another life is in grave danger. Delayed Monsoon by Chitralekha Paul 12. The novel not only covers the search for a suitable boy, but also covers other issues like Hindu-Muslim rivalry, elimination of the Zamindari System and empowerment of Muslim women.
The trilogy narrates the reawakening of the terrible rakshas, Danh-Gem, and the arrival of a hero to face him. Seven Days Without You Author: Anmol Rana There is something about books about childhood sweethearts. Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai 9. Yes, there are populations in India that experience gut-wrenching misery on a daily basis, and their stories deserve to be told. It is told in a multi-layered manner, alternating between different time periods and perspectives. .
Could these incidents be related? He wrote his first famous essays only when he was in his teens. One of the better romantic novels from the duo. Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie Midnight's Children is a 1980 book by Salman Rushdie that deals with India's transition from British colonialism to independence and the partition of British India. The main characters in this novel are Piyali Roy, a young marine biologist and Kanai Dutt who is a businessman from Delhi. Anand Neelakantan's Asura: Tale of the Vanquished depicts the tale of Ramayana from the viewpoint of Ravana and a common Asura, Bhadra. Instead, significant power was wielded by the Congress party's president Sonia Gandhi. In Custody 1984 by Anita Desai Deven is a small-town Hindi lecturer with a broken dream of becoming a poet.
So I suggest you go out and buy this book. It might even appear as though we've missed your personal favourite lists tend to do that. Trying To Grow 1991 by Firdaus Kanga A semi-autobiographical work about Daryus Kotwal, a Parsi boy in Bombay suffering from osteogenesis imperfecta or brittle bones, a condition Kanga himself was born with who doesn't let that come in the way of his life and sex. It is unlike anything anyone has ever seen. It can sometimes be difficult to get into the writers who write deep, beautiful novels that are too heartbreaking to bear. His bank of insider knowledge and front-line encounters translate into action-packed thriller novels. Someones been following her around, watching her every move, trying to get control over her life.
Untouchable - Mulk Raj Anand Untouchable is a novel by Mulk Raj Anand published in 1935. One more genre, which has a lot of potential, is spy fiction novels covering Indian geo-political issues. This one is again a must read for the best love story novels by indian authors. Krishna loses his family, friends and girlfriend. It is the first among a series of four books. Using his telepathic powers tries to get all these children together.
It unfolds as Babur sweeps in and invades India. Vikram Seth Seth born in Calcutta, graduated from high school, and studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford and graduated with a B. Thousands try to flee the city for their lives. The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai 15. Will they be able to handle the pressures that accompany it or will they be left with a heartbreak? She tells him of surreal worlds, her travels between them and her encounters with strange creatures. In My Days: A Memoir, R. He later graduated and decided to become a stay at home writer.
The story revolves around one among the daughters, Uma in the family and how she is being suffocated and imprisoned by her parents. Some of his famous work includes Five Point Someone, 2 States, Half Girlfriend and One Indian Girl. A very popular guy, Rahul falls head over heels with a shy lady, Seema. They leave a witness, a witness who has nothing to live for except revenge. He is a strong believer in conspiracy theories and is intrigued by the paranormal.
Well, that is in fact the most interesting bit of this adorable romantic novel. While Lashkar centres on a string of events set off by state corruption, Tanzeem follows an engineer who seeks revenge for his late wife killed by terrorists. It was adapted into a movie of the same name in 1998. The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri 5. Thundergod is the story of Indra, born of a prophetic union between the Earth Goddess Gaia and Daeyus, chief of the Devas.
They embark on a journey to unearth the truth, a journey riddled with fallacies and conspiracies, planted intentionally to trap them. It is the story of an upper-class Muslim family in Delhi. And the answers he finds, reveal a more sinister purpose behind the nightmare than he ever could have imagined. His writing has an asymmetrical flow. The book was also included in the 5.