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WHAT I WANT:

1. Any format, be it Hardcover, paperback or digital copies, are welcome.

2. I usually read all types of books but most preferable genres are : General fiction, Historical fiction, sci-fi, Romances, Thrillers, YA Fantasies, Non fiction, memoirs, magic realism, poetry, mythology & almost everything. It can be novel, novella, short story or essay collection.

3. English and Bengali language books I want.

4. You have to just email me at indranipal2018@gmail.com or DM on social handles for the REVIEW REQUEST.

5. That's it, I know that you know the rest.

WHAT YOU GET:

If I accept your REVIEW REQUEST, you will get-

1. Detailed unbiased opinion highlighting every corner of your creation. Please don't expect absolutely positive reviews because if readers believe me I can't betray them. But I will never spread negativity because I know every creation is made of so much hard work.

2. Reviews will completely depend on my perspective, other reviews or buzz has hardly an…
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BOOK REVIEW: 'THERE'S GUNPOWDER IN THE AIR' by Manoranjan Byapari

NOT LETTERS ON PAPER, THIS IS SPARK OF FIRE! 

BOOK: THERE'S GUNPOWDER IN THE AIR
AUTHOR: MANORANJAN BYAPARI
TRANSLATOR: ARUNAVA SINHA
PUBLISHER: EKA (WESTLAND AMAZON)
PUBLICATION: 2019

ABOUT:
'THE JCB PRIZE for literature SHORTLISTED 2019'
'THE DSC PRIZE LONGLISTED 2019'

AMAZON: ENGLISHBENGALI

REVIEW: Some stories are not really stories, they are testimonial of revolution, memorandum of unsung events. 'There's Gunpowder in the Air' is one of them.

It's really hard to describe this rare book. Don't be fooled by guessing it as a jail break story, it's far from it, as I said earlier, it's fire, blazing fire!

Manoranjan Byapari has an intensely tragic life story, you should know. It's unbelievable to think how he managed to write so much novels, with so much class! Or maybe his life events actually made him such a genius writer. He was the eye witness of the story he wrote. But still he manages to write a story with neutral point of view.  He didn&#…

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Serpent and The Eagle' by Edward Rickford

BOOK REVIEW:
THE SERPENT AND THE EAGLE

AUTHOR: EDWARD RICKFORD DETAILS: AMAZON | GOODREADS
REVIEW: There are plenty of thrilling, interesting historical fictions, but more 'fiction' & less 'historical'. On the other hand, there are a lot of well researched books, which are so accurate that failed to entertain. Truly, a well researched but page turner historical fiction is rare, very rare. The Serpent and the Eagle is one of them!
Honestly, I had hardly any knowledge about the 'Mexico conquest by Spain event' - the topic upon which this work is based. So I was little afraid that it might not impress me. But my fear was washed away by the brilliance of Edward Rickford's writing. The mammoth research is evident. Every scenes are in details & every details are top notch. Still he keeps the plot so much interesting.
The writing will catch your attention as soon as you progress. It flows like silk. The story telling is masterclass. Even if you know the actual…

BOOK REVIEW: KILLING TIME IN DELHI by RAVI SHANKAR ETTETH

A KILLER COMBO OF MULTIPLE GENRES! A UNIQUE ENTERTAINER.

TITLE: KILLING TIME IN DELHI
AUTHOR: RAVI SHANKAR ETTETH
PUBLISHER: WESTLAND
RELEASE DATE: 25/1/2019

BLURB: AMAZON IN Or GODREADS

REVIEW: Set in the capital Delhi, the novel zoomed into the lifestyle of crazy rich denizens. Charlie is one of them, who was 'playing' quite well untill the sudden series of hilarious events occurred! The event changes everything, the characters, colors, shadows & fate in the darker side of the city, where neon is only brightness!

Seductive, psychedelic, cool, funky, handsome, sarcastic, funny, humorous - still I can't describe this book. All I can say it's different, really different!

Don't expect a murder mystery thriller or a whodunit type of thing, this 197 pages long cracker is something unique. Firstly it's a really interesting subject. The author choose a completely different setting from his last year's brilliant 'The Brahmin'(REVIEW). It's quite horrible t…

BOOK REVIEW: AN INDIAN LOSER by UZMA HAMEED

A SARCASTIC TAKE ON INDIAN SOCIETY AND EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM. DECENT DEBUT!

BOOK: AN INDIAN LOSER
AUTHOR: UZMA HAMEED
GENRE: FICTION/INSPIRATIONAL
RELEASE DATE: 11/12/2018
PUBLISHER: Self Published
BLURB: In the other parts of the world when people fail, they gather themselves and try again; people around them encourage, motivate and inspire.

However, in India if a person fails, he is considered incompetent, inadequate and unworthy. People around him disregard him as a loser and he is finished even before he could start.

However, there are some ‘Indian Losers’ who refuse to give up.

‘An Indian Loser’ is the story of one such boy.

Peeyush was the poster boy of the great Indian dream for his average middle class neighbourhood. His life was almost set - crack the IIT JEE, run away to a better city, find a great job and marry the girl of his dreams. However, by a strange stroke of bad luck he encounters an unexpected failure that turns his life upside down. As a result, for the first time in his life,…

MOVIE REVIEW: THE HOLE IN THE GROUND (2019)

SCARY, IRONICAL & DEEP - ONE OF THE FINEST HORROR FILMS! A MUST WATCH!

FILM: THE HOLE IN THE GROUND
DIRECTOR: LEE CRONIN
WRITER: LEE CRONIN & STEPHEN SHIELDS 
CINEMATOGRAPHY: TOM COMERFIELD
MUSIC: STEPHEN McKeon
RELEASE DATE: 1/3/2019
COUNTRY: Belgium, Finland, Ireland, United Kingdom
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
RUN TIME: 90 MINUTES
GENRE: HORROR/PSYCHOLOGICAL

REVIEW:

A single mother, living in a countryside rural town, noticed radical change in her son after some mysterious & disturbing events.

The premise is really promising. If you are bored after seeing a lot of logic less horror comedies, then this piece of art is for you.

I can't call Cronin's debut as most original & completely unique but I have to call it one of best horror films ever made.

Still it's unusual, not like the typical horror films available. It's dark, slow burning and artistic.

The film has two layers.
If you just want to enjoy a horror thriller, this is perfect. It's really scary, I mean very natural &a…

BOOK REVIEW: LATITUDES OF LONGING by SHUBHANGI SWARUP

GET LOST IN THE VERSE OF THIS MAGNUM OPUS! A HIMALAYAN DEBUT!


BOOK: Latitudes of Longing AUTHOR: Subhangi Swarup PUBLISHER: Harper Collins RELEASE DATE: 31/7/2018
Blurb:

SHORTLISTED for 'The JCB PRIZE for Literature 2018'

LONGLISTED for 'DSC PRIZE 2019'

An astounding exploration of intense longings, Shubhangi Swarup's novel begins in the depths of the Andaman Sea, and follows geological and emotional faultlines through the Irrawaddy delta and the tourist-trap of Thamel, to end amidst the highest glaciers and passes of the Karakorams. The story sweeps through worlds and times that are inhabited by: a scientist who studies trees and a clairvoyant who talks to them; Lord Goodenough who travels around the furthest reaches of the Raj, giving names to nameless places; a geologist working towards ending futile wars over a glacier; octogenarian lovers; a superstitious dictator and a mother struggling to get her revolutionary son released; a yeti who seeks human companionship; a …