Review: The Stroyteller of Marrakesh by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

Is Truth something set in stone or something shimmery seen differently in different lights? This is the question that Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya attempts in his novel: The Storyteller of Marrakesh.A young couple - the man an Indian, the woman a westerner - are seen walking round the Jemma on a particular day. Soon afterwards the couple … Continue reading Review: The Stroyteller of Marrakesh by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

Journey of the Self: Aatish Taseer’s Stranger to History

"I had sought out my father because I couldn't live with the darkness of not knowing him."Absent fathers make for haunting presence. Think of Hamlet, Ghosts, and The Glass Menagerie.Aatish Taseer's first book: Stranger to History: A Son's Journey through Islamic Lands is a young man's search for his father who like the father in … Continue reading Journey of the Self: Aatish Taseer’s Stranger to History