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  1. idea-of-india-hard-to-beat-republic-resilient-english-9789384439767-by-badri-raina idea-of-india-hard-to-beat-republic-resilient-english-9789384439767-by-badri-raina

    Idea of India Hard to Beat: Republic Resilient (English) 9789384439767 BY Badri raina

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    Title Idea of India Hard to Beat: Republic Resilient (English) Author Badri raina ISBN 9789384439767 Pages 265 Learn More
  2. A Game of Thrones: The Story Continues: The complete box set of all 7 books (9780007548309) A Game of Thrones: The Story Continues: The complete box set of all 7 books (9780007548309)

    A Game of Thrones: The Story Continues: The complete box set of all 7 books (9780007548309)

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    Review ‘Of those who work in the grand epic fantasy tradition, Martin is by far the best’ Time Magazine ‘Colossal, staggering… Martin captures all the intoxicating complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome’ SFX ‘The sheer-mind-boggling scope of this epic has sent other fantasy writers away shaking their heads… Its ambition: to construct the Twelve Caesars of fantasy fiction, with characters so venomous they could eat the Borgias.’ Guardian About the Author George R.R. Martin is the author of fourteen novels, including five volumes of A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, several collections of short stories and numerous screen plays for television drama and feature films. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Learn More
  3. Tamas (9780670088058) Tamas (9780670088058)

    Tamas (9780670088058)

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    In a city in undivided Punjab, Nathu, a tanner, is bribed to kill a pig. When the animal�s carcass is discovered on the steps of the local mosque the next morning, simmering tensions explode into an orgy of bloodlust. As the carnage ensues, ordinary lives are dramatically upturned: The women of a Sikh village resolve to make the ultimate sacrifice when faced with imminent death at the hands of an advancing mob, an elderly couple undertakes a perilous journey when the one place they call home is no longer safe for them, and wracked with guilt, Nathu must come to terms with his unwitting role in instigating the violence. Yet, despite the darkness of the times, rare moments of unexpected friendship and love also surface. A timeless classic about the Partition of India, Tamas is also a chilling reminder of the consequences of religious intolerance and communal prejudice. Daisy Rockwell's fresh and definitive translation expertly renders the power and passion of this iconic and award-winning novel for a new generation of readers. About the Author Bhisham Sahni (1915 - 2003) was an iconic writer who transformed the landscape of Hindi literature. His oeuvre encompassed novels, plays, short stories and essays. Tamas, his best known novel, won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1975 and was subsequently adapted into a National Award-winning film by Govind Nihalani. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1998 and the Shlaka Award, the Delhi government�s highest literary prize, in 1999 Learn More
  4. River of Flesh and Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fiction (9789385755583) River of Flesh and Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fiction (9789385755583)

    River of Flesh and Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fiction (9789385755583)

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    River of flesh and other stories brings together twenty-one stories about trafficked and prostituted women by some of India's most celebrated writers - Amrita Pritam, Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, Indira Goswami, Ismat Chughtai, J. P. Das, Kamala Das, Kamleshwar, Krishan Chander, Munshi Premchand, Nabendu Ghosh, Qurratulain Hyder, Saadat Hasan Manto and Siddique Alam, among others. Jugnu, in Kamleshwar�s 'River of Flesh' ('Maas ka Darya') - stares at a lifetime of servitude as age and disease take hold, Ismat Chughtai creates the unforgettable character of Lajo in 'The Housewife', a carefree young woman who must conform to society's idea of decency, or risk being branded a whore, in 'Heeng-Kochuri', by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, a boy growing up near a red-light area discovers the adult world of patrons, connoisseurs and customers - as well as savouries offered to young boys as bribe, and in Manisha Kulshrestha's 'Kalindi', a son looks in through a window and his life falls to pieces around him. An unprecedented anthology - for its subject, as well as for the range of authors and translators who are part of it - River of Flesh and Other Stories offers a harsh indictment of this practice of human slavery, too often justified - and occasionally glorified - as the 'world's oldest profession'." About the Author Ruchira Gupta is a writer, feminist campaigner, professor at New York University and founder of the anti-sex-trafficking organization, Apne Aap Women Worldwide. She won the Clinton Global Citizen award in 2009, the Sera Bangali Award in 2012 and an Emmy for outstanding investigative journalism in 1996. She has helped more than twenty thousand girls and women in India exit prostitution systems. She has also edited as if women matter, an anthology of Gloria Steinem's essays and written manuals on human trafficking for the UN office for drugs and crime. Learn More
  5. The Turbulent Years (1980-1996) BY Pranab Mukherjee 9788129137692 The Turbulent Years (1980-1996) BY Pranab Mukherjee 9788129137692

    The Turbulent Years (1980-1996) BY Pranab Mukherjee 9788129137692

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    A sharp insider's account of the many political and economic decisions that shaped the future of modern India The Turbulent Years opens in the 1980s. Sanjay Gandhi is dead under unexpected, tragic circumstances, not many years later, Indira Gandhi is assassinated, Rajiv Gandhi, 'the reluctant politician', abruptly becomes India's Prime Minister. Pranab Mukherjee was witness to (and, sometimes, a participant in) the momentous events of the 1980s and the 1990s, a period that was indisputably the most turbulent in India's post- Independence history. An insider, he sheds new light on every major political occurrence of the time - from Rajiv Gandhi's ascendance as India's Prime Minister to the emergence of P. V. Narasimha Rao as a leader of the nation, from Operation Blue Star to the Babri Masjid fiasco. Equally, Mukherjee is candid about each of the professional crises that marked this period of his career - the rumours that he wanted to elbow aside Rajiv Gandhi for the top post, the possible reasons for his ouster from Rajiv's Cabinet and later the party and the allegation that he aided and abetted the Left by not imposing President's rule in West Bengal and Tripura in the late 1980s. The second volume of Mukherjee's autobiography is not only an honest account of his years in power (And in the wilderness), but also a cogent analysis of the political and social turning points of a key period in the evolution of modern India. Features: Candidly written, this book is an insightful peek into the political as well as personal lives of some of the most celebrated leaders of India, like Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and P.V. Narasimha Rao Presents a revealing picture of how a democracy functions, covering one of the most controversial periods between 1980 and 1996 Gives a blow-by-blow account of Mukherjee's return to Delhi from Contai alongside Rajiv Gandhi on 31 October 1984, the day Indira Gandhi was assassinated Openly talks about the incidents leading to Mukherjee's expulsion from the Congress party, and the years of struggle that followed as well as his failed attempt at starting a political party Narrates in great detail the infamous tussle between Swraj Paul and DCM/Escorts Chronicles the shocking demolition of the Babri Masjid and presents Mukherjee's candid views on whether the Narasimha Rao government could have done anything differently to prevent it The most-awaited second volume of Pranab Mukherjee's memoirs, after the bestselling The Dramatic Decade About the Author Pranab Mukherjee assumed office as the President of India on 25 July 2012. He was elected to the Rajya Sabha five times from 1969, and twice to the Lok Sabha from 2004 - a Member of Parliament for thirty-seven years. He has unparalleled experience in governance, with the rare distinction of being Minister for twenty-two years. He has served as Foreign, Defence, Commerce and Finance Minister, as also Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission and, on several occasions, held charge of more than one portfolio. A recipient of the Padma Vibhushan, Pranab Mukherjee's intellectual and political prowess is widely admired. He has been long acclaimed for his role as a consensus builder on difficult national issues Learn More
  6. Genuine Lies (9780349408019) Genuine Lies (9780349408019)

    Genuine Lies (9780349408019)

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    Genuine Lies (9780349408019) BY-Nora Roberts (PAPERBACK) Eve Benedict is a legend: a movie goddess with two Oscars, four ex-husbands and a legion of lovers to her name. She knows the truth behind every Hollywood scandal - and now she's planning to tell all in a no-holds-barred memoir. But telling the truth can be a dangerous business, especially in a town built on dreams and secrets. Eve's stepson Paul Winthrop is worried that the book will only bring trouble. But he can't argue with Eve's choice of ghostwriter, the talented and very beautiful Julia Summers. As Paul and Julia clash over Eve's book, they also have to fight a deep and growing attraction to each other. Struggling against their intense feelings, they don't realise they are also tangled in a very dark plot. Eve has one last, great secret to reveal - and it will put them all in danger . . . Learn More
  7. Stars of Fortune (9780349407807) Stars of Fortune (9780349407807)

    Stars of Fortune (9780349407807)

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    Stars of Fortune (9780349407807) BY- Nora Roberts (PAPERBACK) Sasha Riggs is a reclusive artist, haunted by vivid dreams and nightmares that she turns into extraordinary paintings. Desperate to understand her visions, she finds herself drawn to the Greek island of Corfu. She has only just arrived when she encounters Bran Killian, an Irish magician with a warm charisma and secrets dancing in his eyes. Sasha has never met Bran before, but she knows him only too well - because this is the man from her dreams. The man she has painted over and over again. The man she seems fated to be with...if she can find the courage to accept who she really is. Sasha soon discovers that four other strangers have been lured to the island. Like Bran, they are all desperately searching for a mysterious jewel known as the fire star - before it falls into the wrong hands. Together, they might just succeed. But first they must learn to trust one another, and reveal their deepest secrets. On the sun-drenched island of Corfu, love and magic are sparked into life. And for Sasha, nothing will ever be the same again. Learn More
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    Belief (9789385285219) BY Mrinalini Mitra

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    Belief (9789385285219) By - Mrinalini Mitra " I have Faith in infinite imaginations' Mason Steward, a recluse, had lost the most cherished relationship in his life and had shut himself up from society at large. he leads a sedentary life without any surprise until his granddaughter Emily arrives at his doorstep without any notice. The intricate family drama unfolds with the inquisitive mind of Emily coming to terms with the wild chase of an Illusive dream by her unwed mother, Sophia. Will Sophia realise her illusive dreams? Will Emily's Desire for undiluted motherly affections find and expression? And will mason be able to bring normalcy to his newly acquired unsettling relationships? Will they realise their age-old beliefs or succumb to change? This short, intense drama overwhelms you and climaxes with its portrayal of the most sublime emotions and the darkest patches of human failings. A must-read for all in today's troubled times to reaffirm their belief in life and its value systems. 'Before you realise the complexities of the characters the pace of the book overtakes you. The heartache is immense. -- Javed Akhtar (padma Bhushan) ' The simplicity of the narration quickly takes you to the climax, which moves your deepest chords.' -- Professor Malikzada Manzoor Ahmed Lifetime contribution awardee by U.P. Urdu Academy Learn More
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    Lost Wisdom Of The Swastika - Turiya Tales (English) (9789384038625) BY AJAY CHATURVEDI

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    Lost Wisdom Of The Swastika - Turiya Tales (English) (9789384038625) BY-AJAY CHATURVEDI PAPERBACK Learn More
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    Love: Side by Side (9788129137654) BY Partha Sarthi Sen Sharma

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    About the Author A graduate from Delhi University, Partha Sarthi Sen Sharma is an Indian Administrative Service officer currently based in Lucknow, India. He has written articles, mainly travel pieces, for The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, Discover India, Swagat, Rail Bandhu and other periodicals. In 2011, he published a travelogue titled A Passage Across Europe. Apart from his work and writing, he loves to spend time with his family. He is a sports enthusiast, an avid traveller and a voracious reader. Love Side by Side is his first fiction novel. Learn More

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