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The Palace of Assassins by Aditya Iyengar

The Palace of Assassins by Aditya Iyengaar
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Hachette India
ISBN: 9789351950820, 9351950824
Edition: 2016 Pages: 262
Story of Ashwatthama; the lone survivor of the Kaurava camp;
Aditya Iyengaar's second book after The Thirteenth Day explores about the rise of Ashwatthama. The book is about revenge, passion and redemption that recasts the events in the aftermath of the Kurukshetra War. The book brings about a whole new light on one of the most misunderstood characters in Mahabharata, Ashwatthama.
Lord Krishna gave immortality and leprosy to Ashwatthama. To this date it is said Ashwatthama is still alive but as a Leper. Blessed and cursed at the same time a war hero and a coward at the same time. Ashwatthama angered Lord Krishan with his act of mercilessly killing five sons of Pandavas and three other warriors in their sleep.
The book talks about Ashwatthama's life after war, it flows your imagination throughout the book and keep pacing right from the p…

50 Cups of Coffee : The Woes and Throes of Finding Mr Right by Khushnuma Daruwala

50 Cups of Coffee : The Woes and Throes of Finding Mr Right by Khushnuma Daruwala

A book about dating, relationships and modern day take on how to find Mr Right.

Khushnuma Daruwala makes it a succulent read making sure you eat up the pages as they come. It is not of a specific genre but keeps you interested throughout its pages. The literature and the presentation of the book itself tells you that you are going to enjoy it.

Looking at the name of the book it seems the book is only a read for women but all the men out there can read it and can learn from it as well. It is modern and connects with nuclear family aspects that are ever so seen in our day today life. For those readers who are orthodox and value the traditions this can be a very casual read, making sure not all the sentiments are hurt.

The book pin-points the search that every maturing girl takes in her journey of life while finding Mr Right and a guy who should accept her for being herself.

Give or take a few things \ aspects t…