In absentia

It took me days to pen this review after reading it, as I was so shaken. I had no idea that poetry has this power to invoke such feelings and I cannot imagine what the author must have gone through. Lots of strength to her. 

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The People Tree

Beetashok Chatterjee’s The People Tree is a riveting read. This book is an anthology of fourteen stories revolving around people from different backgrounds and dealing with different situations. The author covers a wide spectrum of emotions, be it friendship, love, loss, survival, lust, deception, and greed.

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A Slice of Life

Smita Das Jain’s ‘A Slice of Life’ is an anthology of stories on relationships, love, loss, and everything in between. It is a potpourri of narratives that chronicle human behaviour and is set against a contemporary background. Some stories will make you chuckle at the quirks of some people, while others will make you feel emotional, rendering a lump in your throat.

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Susp’ENDED

Sudha Ramnath is a wonderful writer whose rich travel experiences shine through each story. Her stories take you to Ooty, Coimbatore, Lonavla, and even Africa. The language is simple, and the narrative fast paced. This book is only about 127 pages, making it a quick and entertaining read. 

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Words as Wizards

The book is successful in landing the central theme. Words have immense magic; they inspire, they transform, and they herald in change. I found the poems to be positive and uplifting. Some verses have an emotional edge that strikes a chord with the reader. I felt that this would be an ideal book for poetry reading sessions.

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Eclectic Emotions

Ms Basak’s maiden published anthology offers everything that would satiate the soul of a poetry aficionado. From technical purity to a pleasurable reading experience, Eclectic Emotions ticks all the right boxes. I highly recommend this delightful melange of words and verses to all discerning lovers of poetry. 

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