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Ghost Stories from the Raj | Ruskin Bond | Book Review

February 22, 2017

Ghost Stories from the Raj | Ruskin Bond | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

SUBJECT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Ghost Stories from the Raj makes for an exceptional read. It is one of those reads which is sometimes perilously funny and yet other times quite creepy but at the end of the day it sure is an entertaining read. I pi…

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The Laughing Skull | Ruskin Bond | Book Review

December 7, 2016

The Laughing Skull | Ruskin Bond | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

STORIES: 4/5

THEME: 4.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

Ruskin Bond is a household name in India. He is a living legend and he continues to inspire millions of Indians with his stories. The Laughing Skull by him is a book which I recently got a chance …

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Chronicler Of The Undead | Mainak Dhar | Book Review

December 17, 2015

Chronicler of the Undead | Mainak Dhar | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Mainak Dhar is the bestselling author of the “Alice in Deadland” series. Besides the super hit series, he has also penned other books most of them being zombie fictions. Chronicle…

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Afterlife: Ghost Stories from Goa | Jessica Faleiro | Book Review

December 2, 2014

Afterlife Ghost Stories from Goa | Jessica Faleiro | Book Review

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

Horror is always an interesting genre and this usually holds true for readers of all caste and creed. Though in Indian literature not many authors prefer this genre but this is just not the c…

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More Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills | Minakshi Chaudhry | Book Review

October 11, 2013

more ghost stories of shimla hills minakshi chaudhry book review

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SUBJECT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Done with the prequel, “Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills”, I piously sat down to read its sequel. More Ghost Stories of Shimla is very similar to the first one, not in terms of the stories and chara…

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Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills | Minakshi Chaudhry | Book Review

October 11, 2013

ghost stories of shimla hills minakshi chaudhry book review

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SUBJECT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

A month back I was in the beautiful hill city of Shimla. At the railway station, I came across a bookshop selling dozen or so book on Shimla. It was here I saw the book, More Ghost Stories of Shimla Hi…

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The Disappearance of Tejas Sharma | Manish Mahajan | Book Review

September 23, 2013

the disappearance of tejas sharma manish mahajan book review

By  for Manish Mahajan

PLOT: 4.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5

Beyond the realms of men, there is a world; a world where the unknown and the unexplained resides, a world which information and education can’t reasonably explain, a world where the e…

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