And then there were none

Novel Title – And then there were none Author – Agatha Christie Genre – Thriller/Suspense/Mystery Year of Publication – 1939 And then there were none is the most popular suspense novel which has never been out of print since its release in 1939. Originally titled as ‘Ten Little Niggers’, this masterpiece novel was adapted countless…

Pradyumna – Son of Krishna

Book Title – Pradyumna: Son of Krishna Genre – Mythology/Fantasy/Adventure Publishers – Penguin Metro Reads Author – Usha Narayanan Sages, poets, writers have praised a lot about Arjuna, Krishna, Ram, Karna and Abhimanyu through their scriptures, poems and stories. Later these writing materials were passed on from generation to generation. Our childhood was fantasized by…

Will we know the real story behind the biopic movies?

Biopic seems to the new successful formula to guarantee a hit for Bollywood filmmakers. Just pick any real incident from history and turn it to a motion picture to let the world know the story. The new motion picture – Sarbjit is an emotional journey of a sister to free her brother who was accused…

If God was your friend on social network

What If God was on FB, Twitter and Instagram? What would you be your reaction if he accepted your friend request? Life will be easy for you to get your wishes fulfilled without standing in queue at temples. But will God fulfill all your wishes without testing your devotion? Let’s see if God can solve…

Is Indian Mythology an inspiration for Hollywood?

Valmiki’s Ramayana is unarguably the epic poem more popular than Homer’s Illiad. The Indian scriptures like Mahabharata, Garuda Puran, Shiva Puran, and Vishnu Puran are filled with so many inspiring stories of heroes like Krishna, Nandi, Kartikeya, Pradyumna, Bhima, Arjuna that even one lifetime will not be enough to complete reading it. If the pages…

Why Classics still connect with readers?

‘Some books are so familiar, reading them is like being home again’ – Louisa May Alcott Even after several years of publication, these lines from novel – Little Women are still etched in memories of readers. Not just the story-line, even the dialogues and characters stay memorable. From Shakespeare’s Hamlet to Bram Stoker’s Dracula, every…

In memories, love lives forever

A 100 year old woman’s memories are revived when she sees a documentary on Titanic. The titanic survivor describes her memories on boarding Titanic, meeting Jack Dawson and witnessing the biggest maritime disaster happened in 1912. Jack drowns in sea while rescuing Rose but his memories are still fresh in heart of 100 years old…