“Out of the South American auteurs I have read, including Marquez and Bolano, it is Vargas Llosa who strikes me as the most enduring,” writes Praveen Murali Palakkazhi.
“Chaudhuri’s well-oiled plot transports the reader from the cinematic darkness of a dystopian Calcutta to small town England, from the jungles of Korea to the prison camps of Pyongyang,” writes Dr. Anupam Pachauri.
“Jane Austen’s ‘ugly duckling’ is very difficult to root for. Fanny Price does not fit the mold set by other strong women characters,” writes Vidya Bhandarkar.
“While diplomats struggled with a myriad of political challenges between the eagle and the peacock, Project Indians worked at the personal level,” writes Arun Bhatia.
“The book helps fans to relive the past, look back at an era where some great individuals came together to take Indian cricket forward,” writes Nayan Basu.
“Small towns are the breeding ground of Indian men to produce more men. Daughters are dowry, menstruation, and questions of morality if they are violated before the nuptial night,” writes Bishweshwar.
“The name of the author overshadows everything else on the cover, even the book’s title, as if he’s announcing, “Isn’t my name enough to pick this up?”” writes Ajinkya Kale.