While some credited the Kolkata-based writer for reviving hardcore sexuality in Bengali literature, many also criticised her liberal approach. His other notable works include The Continent of Circe, The Intellectual in India, Hinduism: A Religion to Live By, Thy Hand, Great Anarch!. Law of Averages: A Hilarious Love Story — Filmi Ishtyle Author: Kshitish Padhy Yes, it has long title but justifies every bit. This one is a touching love story about Deep and Ahana. Sreemoyee believes in female empowerment through an honest expression of sexuality. This one tells the love story of Deb and Avantika who are a picture-perfect couple in every way. Two other ships are caught in the same storm-the Anahita, a vessel carrying opium to Canton, and the Redruth, which is on a botanical expedition, also to Canton.
Deepika Ahlawat is a writer based in London where she is a museum curator and an art consultant as well. The author uses her bold style to write on a topic which is considered taboo by most Indian authors. Ritu Lalit is the author of four books, with all four of them in varied genres, showcasing her talent as a writer. Some of the best love story novels by indian authors are major mush works. Share with us in the comments section. Even when he feels attracted towards Manika, he goes on to have another relationship only to be dumped. Amrita, a princess, makes a sacrifice to save her people, but things go awry.
Tanmay is a good guy but not boyfriend material so therefore Niharika starts dating Akshat. Sex is no doubt an important element. Narayan won the Sahitya Akademi Award for the book in 1960. His first book In the Shadows of Death was and is a top seller too attracting wide media attention and critical acclaim. Indu Sundaresan is an Indian-American author who has written books in the historical fiction genre. The story takes us to a world that includes half-history, half-myth and full magic. It was published as a series in Desh, a Bengali literary magazine.
His greatest works include The Room on the Roof, A Flight of Pigeons, , The Night Train at Deoli and The Blue Umbrella. Books by different Indian authors like R K Narayan, Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy, Chetan Bhagat, and Amish Tripathi are available. The Girl I Last Loved Author: Smita Kaushik This romantic novel tells the story of Akash and Kasam who keep bumping into each other at various points in life. Now I am a convert and am trying to read more of the Indian horrors. Forbes India has ranked Amish among the top 100 celebrities in India. Mulk Raj is one Indian author whose every book is highly recommended.
Em and the big Hoom by Jerry Pinto heavenlyblisssalonformen. As they are tried and tested, will they be able to put aside their differences and work towards a common good? Valley of Masks by Tarjun Tejpal marymartin. In recent times, Indian literary scene has seen its own share of some amazing romantic novels. Most of his bestselling books are made into movies which themselves are blockbusters. One whose nose was sliced off by an angry Lakshman and the one who started a war but was she really just perpetrator of war? He then shifts base to Bangalore, starts own business with the stolen money and becomes well-to-do. Thayil based much of his novel on his own experience, having struggled with addiction earlier in his life, and this gives his incisive observations of the various stratifications of Mumbai life a feeling of authenticity. A story of young boy who grew up in war-torn Kashmir and has seen the ugly side of this war for decades.
We all enjoy reading romantic novels by foreign writers, and often underestimate Indian authors; and this is because we forget that Indians are born romantics. The book touches upon the human angle and brings out the sense of reality and horror. What is it to be Indian American? The Guide is the story of a tour guide who transforms himself into a spiritual Guru and then the greatest holy man of India. Such third party cookies may track your use on Boldsky sites for better rendering. You should really be buying this one right away. Who is the hero and who is the villain? More often than not Indian authors are ignored into oblivion in order to make space for their international counterparts. His most famous and most sold book is his collection of short stories — Malgudi Days.
The book is a mix of travel writing, a journal, a socio-political analysis of people and wonders of Mumbai. Meanwhile, Ranjana, also an Indian immigrant in her mid forties, has just seen her only child, Prashant, off to college. A fine balance revolves around various characters in Mumbai then Bombay during the time of turmoil and government emergencies. It tells the story of childhood sweethearts Rahul and Seema. She has also won the Sahitya Akademi Award, as well as the 2014 Padma Bhushan Award for her contribution to literature. Buy this one and you will surely not be disappointed.
Between spending time with her daughter and running her media production house, Madhuri still finds continuous success on the book charts. Her must read book is Chakra: Chronicles of the Witch Way, a complex fantasy adventure with delightful characters and a riveting plot. Their arguments always end with a kiss until one day, after 11 years of relationship, they realise they are close yet feel so far away. In 1998, it was included as one of the few Indian contributions in The New Oxford Book of English Prose. In a misguided attempt to keep both himself and his mother sane, Harit has taken to dressing up in a sari every night to pass himself off as his sister. It also combines Indian myths and history into a story of three college kids. Experiencing corruption and the likes, he gets influenced by the negativity and murders his owner for money.
Accidentally In Love Written by Nikita Singh, Accidentally in Love is a modern love story which is set in the fashion industry of India, and deals with open relationships. This not merely an exercise in reading but also a way in which you know your own roots. And what is that shadow lurking in the background? The Guide is yet another story set up in Malgudi. Today he is one of the foremost Romance writers in India. The Cuckold: Kiran Nagrkar The mythical story told from the point of view of Maharana Pratap, the never talked about husband of Mira Bai. They just touch the strings of your heart. The Guide is the story of a tour guide who transforms himself into a spiritual Guru and then the greatest holy man of India.
If you have been intrigued by the partition, this is certainly the best fictional historical account around. Meghna Pant is the author of a novel, One and a Half Wife, as well as the collection of short stories Happy Birthday. Joy starts contemplating this question but he has to be really quick. Nine Lives by William Dalrymple: £7. Rich Like Us is a political fiction novel set during a time of political and social change between 1932 and the mid-1970s. This novel beautifully depicts how Bengalis live with the duel identities of the pet names and their real names in the backdrop of an immigrant American life. One day, he gets an internship offer in Hong Kong where he meets an Indian girl Ahana.