One Hundred Years Of Solitude, a literary masterpiece by the Nobel Laureate, is a metaphoric mirror to Colombian history. The contemplative novel drapes the tale of the rise and fall of Macondo and magically captures the life and times of the Buendia family over seven generations.Summary Of The Book..
The prodcut of several years of research, this is a comprehensive compilation of Hindu names in current use. The meaning of each of the 20,000 names in the volume is extensively discussed and information on sources and usage is also provided. The book is cross-referenced to make it easier to use...
This is the first book in a series that retells the ancient Hindu epic Ramayana, a series that fits into the genre of fantasy fiction.Summary Of The BookThe book is loosely based on the events that happen in the beginning of the epic, Ramayana. This book covers the events from the time Rama is ..
Lose yourself in this epic adventure thriller, based on the Ramayana, the story of Lord Ram, written by the multi-million bestselling Indian Author Amish; the author who has transformed Indian Fiction with his unique combination of mystery, mythology, religious symbolism and philosophy. In this book..
This book was originally published in 1992 as "Nirbachita Kalam. Through her unsentimental and unadorned style, Taslima Narseen shows vividly how women have always been treated as objects in a patriarchal society, how religious diktats continuously strive to chain her further and how every social an..
Sita: An Illustrated Retelling Of The Ramayana is the Ramayana retold with the focus of the story being on Sita, Rama’s devoted and loyal wife.Flipkart Official ReviewRetellings of epic myths are almost the in thing. Everyone is writing about them. Everyone has their version to the Mahabharata or th..
The story I now commence is rich in vicissitudes, grim with warfare, torn by civil strife, a tale of horror even during times of peace.' Tacitus, The HistoriesAD 68. The Emperor Nero's erratic and bloody reign is in its death throes when Gaius Valerius Verrens is dispatched to Rome on a mission that..
A tribal chief and his small valiant clan defended their land of five rivers which we now call Punjab against a huge invading force The invaders were ten kings of neighboring regions such an Iran Syria Afghanistan and the European steppes The battle lasted a single day It was brutal Swift and coded ..
The Age of Revolution is the first part in the seminal work on modern history, The Four Ages of Hobsbawm by Eric Hobsbawm.Summary of the BooksThis book begins Eric Hobsbawm’s Four Ages. In this first book, he covers the time period between 1789 and 1848, giving readers a look into the age which moul..
Benjamin Franklin was an exceptional man who excelled in all fields he ever set foot in: politics, science, and philosophy. A writer, reformer, editor, scientist, and a witty, sarcastic American citizen, Benjamin Franklin is considered one of the greatest Americans of all times. Franklin has a lot o..
The Big Sleep and Other Novels is a collection of three novels that follows Raymond Chandler’s famous detective Philip Marlowe. The three novels that will get your undivided attention are: The Big Sleep, Farewell, My Lovely, and The Long Goodbye.Summary of the BookThe Big SleepOne of the daughters o..
Inquisitor Glokta, a crippled and increasingly bitter relic of the last war, former fencing champion turned torturer extraordinaire, is trapped in a twisted and broken body - not that he allows it to distract him from his daily routine of torturing smugglers.Nobleman, dashing officer and would-be fe..