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Perception of Death

Perception of Death

This story is written by one of my friends, Ananthakrishnan, who is lazy to maintain his own blog. You can find him on twitter/instagram @ankris147. ****************************************** It wasn’t a typical sultry summer afternoon today at the Aksa beach. The cloud cover was just the right amount to light up the afternoon and shield the beach … Continue reading

Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole of the Bailey is a British TV series written and created by John Mortimer starring Leo Mckern, as Mr.Horace Rumpole, the lead character. Short stories, Novels and radio programmes soon followed. Horace Rumpole is a barrister, who enjoys defending clients in criminal court-in the Old Bailey. Many of the cases are legal aid cases … Continue reading

The ‘Knight’s Tour’ Problem

The ‘Knight’s Tour’ Problem

The Knight tour is a mathematical problem where through a sequence of moves according to the rules of chess, a knight placed on any square, moves across the board visiting each square exactly once. The swiss mathematician, Leonhard Euler is credited with coming up with the first suitable solutions to this problem in the late … Continue reading

The Immortals of Meluha

The Immortals of Meluha

The Immortals of Meluha is regarded as one of the best-sellers of 2010, and I had heard quite a lot about the book  even before I actually read it.   To read more about the plot and story outline, click here. There are 2 more books in the series. The Secret of the Nagas that … Continue reading

Like the Flowing River

Like the Flowing River

Author: Paulo Coelho Description: Like the Flowing River is an intimate collection of Paulo Coelho’s reflections and short stories. These are powerful tales of living and dying, of destiny and choice, of love lost ad found. Sometimes humorous, Sometimes serious, but always profound, this book, like all of Coelho’s work, explores what it means to … Continue reading

The Kabab Maker and the Consultant

The Kabab Maker and the Consultant

Author- Arun Sikka Published: 2011 , Rupa Publications Came across this book when i was aimlessly looking at the Indian Writing shelf in a bookstore Thursday evening, waiting for my aunt who wanted to buy some stuff.  The cover and the description of the book seemed interesting and so i decided to get it as … Continue reading