The Boy from PataliputraThe Boy from Pataliputra by Rahul Mitra

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A gripping book with a racy narrative. The story of transformation of a brat to a revenge seeker to a responsible adult and finally a nationalist hooks you. The turbulent times are aptly described and you get the feeling this story is part of the history of those times interwoven with real events. A must read.
A good book from a debut writer. Would look forward to more of his work



Imagine a village where homes have no front doors, shops are always left unlocked and locals never feel unsafe.

This is the story of Shani Shingnapur in India’s Maharashtra state, where villagers eschew security because of their undying faith in Lord Shani, the god of Saturn, who is considered the guardian of the village