Posts Tagged ‘India’

The Temple-goers – Aatish Taseer

The Temple-goers has an impressive blurb. It is described as being as “seductive and unsettling” as The Reluctant Fundamentalist and like […]

Lanterns on Their Horns – Radhika Jha

Lanterns On Their Horns is a gentle story about life in rural India. Ramu and Laxmi live in a village […]

Sea of Poppies – Amitav Ghosh

Short Listed for the Booker Prize 2008 I had mixed feelings about this book. I loved the first section, set […]

Six Suspects – Vikas Swarup

I loved Q&A (the book the film Slumdog Millionaire is based on) and so was excited to find Vikas Swarup’s latest […]

Fasting, Feasting – Anita Desai

Fasting, Feasting was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1999. The book begins in India, telling the story of Uma, […]

Q & A – Vikas Swarup

Books Before Blogging Review This week there has been lots of publicity for the release of the film Slumdog Millionaire […]