All posts tagged: fiction

Review of SL Bhyrappa’s Parva: A Monumental Ode To The Mahabharata

In the creative writing of puranic fiction genre S L Bhyarappa reigns supreme. Amongst books in this sub-genre, Parva stands the tallest. Parva can only be described as a magnum opus. At the start of the book, Bhyrappa describes the motivations behind writing this novel and spent close to 5 years visiting the various sites mentioned in the epic and engaged in serious research on “the economic, political, religious and social life” in that era.

शुभ दीपावली की कहानी

स्वयं दीप बनें

आइए ! इस दीपोत्सव की शुभ बेला में हम भी जलते दीपक के समान इन संदेशों को धारण कर अपने जीवन को अनंत प्रकाश से भर आनंद के सागर में अवगमन करें और अपने संपूर्ण व्यक्तित्व को राष्ट्रहित में समर्पित करें।

Mythological Fiction

Abhimanyu – Trapped With No Way Out

As Abhimanyu realises he has been trapped in the Chakravu he thinks – Yes, I’m going to die. But I’m going to take as many people as I can with me. Until my last breath, I’m going to follow a kshatriya’s dharma. I’m going to fight as a warrior, and die as one.

Satire and how fiction imitates life

Does life imitate fiction or fiction imitate life? Sanjeev Sanyal economist and renowned author of Land of the Seven Rivers, speaks on the topic of satire and fiction and life…