Book Review: Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore|A Timeless classic of love, lust, and lonliness|

Tagore’s novel on lust, jealousy, entangled fate and sacrifices, Chokher Bali takes us into the heart of a Bengali household. When Mahin decides to marry the meek and gentle Ashalata, his relationship with everyone else including his best friend Bihari suffers a strain. But Mahin, engrossed in his newfound marital bliss doesn’t notice these changes.Continue reading “Book Review: Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore|A Timeless classic of love, lust, and lonliness|”

Book Review: The Aunt who wouldn’t Die by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay|3 generations, a jewelry box, and a dead relative|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Is Roshomoyee actually dead? What does she want from Somlata? Who is Boshon, really? And what does the jewelry box have to do with all of this? If I had to describe how I felt after finishing this book, I would say terrific, satisfying and effortless. And this description encompasses the writingContinue reading “Book Review: The Aunt who wouldn’t Die by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay|3 generations, a jewelry box, and a dead relative|”