A Conspiracy in Calcutta takes you back to ancient Calcutta (now Kolkata) through the eyes of a young girl Bithi, who wants to make a difference in the independence struggle of India in her own way.
One day, in an unexpected turn of events, Sharadha gets lost and ends up in the city of Mahodayapuram where she finds a young girl of her age named Ruthie. While Sharadha felt excited to get to know the city life walking in the streets of Mahodayapuram, a crisis baffles her. The Chola Empire wages war all of a sudden.
Heroes The Colour of Dust is tale of six sparrows, of fearless self sacrifice and derring-do. As the introduction says, the struggle for independence involved not just brown people, but brown birds as well.
It is set against the little known backdrop of the 1966 Bombing of Aizwal during the bloody two decade long civil war. This is an attempt to bring public attention to this little known part of Indian History that was perhaps deliberately ignored and sidelined for many years.
Title: The Chowpatty Cooking Club Author: Lubaina Bandukwala Publisher: Duckbill, Penguin Random House India Pages: 128 Type: Paperback Age group: 10 years+ The Chowpatty Cooking Club is set in Bombay, 1942, when Mahatma Gandhi’s Quit…Continue Reading
This book is about Tughlaq, an emperor, who wanted to eat his favorite dessert, the sugared melons. But someone had stolen his precious sweets. The “Thunderous Three” are hired to find out who stole the sweets!