The Scion of Ikshvaku book trailer set high expectations and left me wondering: Would the book manage to create such stunning visuals? Would the action live up to the excitement? Would Amish use this platform once again to air his political views about the environment and the evils of WMDs? Would I ever learn how to pronounce Ikshvaku properly?
W is for writers, specifically Indian writers. I asked my Facebook peeps to suggest their favorite Indian writers. The answers were enlightening. Expats living in India suggested authors like Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, and Arundhati Roy, while Indians suggested Jhumpa Lahiri, Chetan Bhagat, Amish Tripathi, and Ashwin Sanghi. Of course, I have my own favorite … Continue reading W is for writers
Oath of the Vayuputras is the third part of Amish Tripathi's Shiva Trilogy. The trilogy tells the story of Shiva and his family, including his wife Sita and his sons Ganesh and Karthik. The books recount Shiva's rise as the Neelkanth (the blue-throated one) and his ultimate victory over evil. Released in 2013, Oath of … Continue reading O is for Oath of the Vayuputras