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Book Review: The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Thank you for recommending this book, Maya 🙂 What I know of the Mahabharata is courtesy the much-revered epic telecast on the small screen years ago. Sunday mornings meant sitting in front of the television watching the majestic Bheeshma Pitamah exuding power, the valiant Arjun skillfully battling his enemies, the enigmatic and wily Krishna using his clever words, sometimes as …

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Intriguing. Interesting. Enlightening. 509 Pages. Hardback.My Rating : **** # Harvard Symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned at the last minute to deliver an evening lecture in the Capitol Building. Within moments of his arrival, however, a disturbing object – gruesomely encoded with five symbols – is discovered at the epicenter of the Rotunda. It is, he recognizes, an ancient invitation, …

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Book Review: Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

Human Nature will not flourish, any more than a potato, if it be planted and replanted, for too long a series of generations, in the same worn-out soil. My children have had other birthplaces, and, so far as their fortunes may be within my control, shall strike their roots into unaccustomed earth – Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Custom-House.” 333 Pages. Hardcover. …

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