टुकड़ों में बटी जिन्दगी: समीक्षा

– श्रीकांत को मूल रूप से मैं एक ख्यातिलब्ध पत्रकार के रूप में जानता था। उनकी किताबें, ‘मैं बिहार हूं ‘ या ‘चिट्ठियों की राजनीति ‘ को मैंने हाल ही में पढ़ा था। पर मुझे ये नहीं मालूम था कि वे आधुनिक कहानी के एक दिग्गज शिल्पकार भी हैं। उनके व्यक्तित्व के इस आयाम सेContinue reading “टुकड़ों में बटी जिन्दगी: समीक्षा”

Sea of Poppies: a review

My week-long voyage to Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh was full of excitement,adventure, learning and joy. Set in the historical backdrop of mid-nineteenth century the novel’s canvas is as wide as an ocean, carrying in its womb multitudes of stories, characters, themes, locations, languages…… yet remaining placid, cool and calm. I became interested in the book after reading aContinue reading “Sea of Poppies: a review”

A voyage to Sea of Poppies

My week-long voyage to Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh was full of excitement,adventure, learning and joy. Set in the historical backdrop of mid-nineteenth century the novel’s canvas is as wide as an ocean, carrying in its womb multitudes of stories, characters, themes, locations, languages…… yet remaining placid, cool and calm. I became interested in the book after reading aContinue reading “A voyage to Sea of Poppies”