The English girl

Gabriel allon! The guy with all of the memory and instincts that help him rule over. He is a spy, and undercover one. A son to an artist, Gabriel loves painting and is really good at it.

But, when an English girl, the president’s mistresses kidnapped from an island without a random call, it is Gabriel allon who is seemed out to carry out the operation to rescue her. 

But, while all the rescuing, Gabriel has to face his old devil thi guys again. Will he fight again? Oh! Yes he will. But, he is not able to save her.

you have to do your best to forget her.”

“I’m afraid I said something to the kidnappers that makes that impossible.”

“you threatened to kill them if them harmed her?”

Gabriel nodded.

“death threats are like vows of endless love whispered in the heat of passion—easily made, soon forgotten.”

“not when they’re made by me.”

-the English girl.

But, that does that make him leave the operation? No! 
He is going find the killer, and make him pay for killing an innocence cent girl! A girl who never deserved death! 

It is more to the story, then a kidnap. It is about the two political conflicts among the countries. It is about the altar over oil and natural gas companies. It is about Gabriel all on and his past.

Daniel Silva, has a great wordpower and story telling that leaves you spell bound. And when, it’s Gabriel allon, all you need is popcorn and a coke to go with! 

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This is not your story

A story would always be incomplete without the one you can finally be happy with. Yes, it is not an end, until you are satisfied with what ever you have. 

Savi Sharma with her second book ‘this is not your story’s has amazingly portrayed story of young men and women.

Shaurya, a CA student. Miraya, an interior designer. Anubhav, an aspiring entrepreneur. Kasturi, shaurya’s neighbour and a dear friend.
you seem so confident,’ I said, my eyebrows raised high, feeling sceptical at his words. ‘risks can often land you I. A far worse situation.’

‘True,’ he nodded, his grin widening. ‘but, then again, the weight of regret and asking yourself what if, down the road is afar more haunting to one’s soul. What if i took that chance? Well, if the worst that happens is that you have to come back home and pick up where you left off, at least you can stop wasting time on dreaming and wondering if it’s still a possibility.’ -pg24

Shaurya, is excellent at studies and knows he would do real well, at his CA exams. But, what is it that he wants to do instead? What is his dream after all? And around his story revolves all of others. 

Miraya, is depressed over her broken marriage whereas, anything is all mourning over his dead parents. And just like, iron cuts iron, both of them find refugee under each others company. But, would they ever confess?

Would shaurya confess his love for kasturi? Would he follow his dreams after all? 

Sometimes, you do not write your story, it writes you. You don’t choose your story, it chooses you.

Savi Sharma has taken this book with good composition of motivation and storytelling combined. 

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To kill a mockingbird 

Apparently it takes a great deal to go through a book written by Harper Lee. And, indeed it is a great pleasure to go through such an intricate piece of literature. 

Atticus finch, a lawyer with his two children’s Jeremy finch and Jean Louise finch.

The basic story line revolves around a child’s thought story over the people of his county and there various headed wars. It gives an immense pleasure to notice the little understandings and thoughts of a child like mind.

“if you shouldn’t be defending him, then why are you doing no it? “

“for a Number of reasons,” said atticus. “the main one is, if I didn’t I couldnt hold up my head in town, I couldn’t represent this county in the legislature, I could even tell you or homemade not to do something again.”

“you mean if you didn’t defend that man, jem and me wouldn’t have to mind you any more?”

“that’s about right.”

“why?”

“because I could never ask you to mind me again. Scout, simply by the nature of the work, every lawyer gets at least one case in his lifetime that affects him personally. This one’smine, I guess. You might hear some influx talk about it at school, but do one thing for me if you will; you just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don’t let ilthem get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change… It’s a good one, even if it does resist learning.”

“Atticus, are we going to win it?”

“no, honey.”

“then why-“

“simply because we were licked a hundred years ago before we started is no reason for us not to Trey to win,” atticus said.

-to kill a mockingbird pg84

The story of black and white people. The story of everyday at national county. How it has all that goes wrong, comes to you. A lie never goes unpaid. 

And yes, the one person scout and jem looked around since childhood. Boo radley. Where is he? Could they find him? How do they find him? There neighbour. 

The words, however difficult to understand, Harper Lee has one of the best intellect story to learn from. Me it the words, the presence of humour, or the thoughts of a little one described. The ultimate story of atticus finch as he raises his two little ones.

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The pilgrimage

So, apparently it is not as such that only the saints do pilgrimage. For when Paulo Coelho went along the path of the pilgrimage to Santiago, it all came for him to learn the lessons he did cherish for a life time.

Guided by a companion, Paulo goes in search of his messenger, a sword and the truth of his own life.

Everything in our surrounds rejoined an uneasy peace, the peace of a world that was still in the process of growing and being created – a world tat seemed to know that, in order to grow, it had to continue moving along, always moving along. Great earthquakes and killer storms might make nature seem cruel, but I could see that these were just the vicissitudes of being on the road. Nature itself journeyed, seeking illumination. -pg39

And along the road, the author indulges himself in fighting his inner fears, so as to overcome his greatest fear! 

over and above the physical forces that surround us and help us, there are basically two spiritual forces in our side: an angel and a devil. The angle always protects us and is a divine gift – you do not have to invoke him. 

The devil is an angel too, but he is free, rebellious force. When we let him loose, his tendency is to disperse himself. When we become fascinated by his power, he owns us and keeps us from fighting the good fight. -pg79

And, in the end it is indeed about fighting all you have within yourself, so as to overcome a better version of yourself. It is about accepting change and believing in yourself.

Every book of Paulo Coelho ends in a lesson for a lifetime. With his words comes an inspiration that puts an amazing effect on a individual. And surely, I am not of those, inspired by his words, his books and his imaginations. 

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KAURAVA

Book 2 to the Aryavarta chronicles.

​Taking Panchali’s face gently in his large hands, Govinda looked into her eyes, willing her to understand his new-found clarity. His voice was hoarse as he told her, ‘I am you, just as you are me. I am the primordial being and you flow through my body course through my veins as the life force that gives meaning to the manifested and the material. I am existence, and you are earth. Together we are life and death, creation and destruction, we are the cosmos. We are complete. No one can understand the difference between us, for one has no meaning without the other, but together we are meaning and nothingness both. We are all there is’

Panchali felt complete. It was all the mattered.


After all that govinda and the pandava go through winning aryavarta, yudhisthir loses all his empire into a mere game of dice to suyodhana. But, it is not about the war which is near it’s arrival, this book is more about govinda shauri and his unbound and unconditional love for panchali.

For one thing to be learnt, you can sacrifice the people you love, but you can never give up on them. You will surely put the world to an end to keep them safe.

And here, govinda shauri is ready to fight the world. Is this all for panchali and her humiliation? Or is it something else into govinda’s head?

Well, surely there is something huge, because as all of the aryavarta knows, govinda shauri always has a plan. 

Book two to the chronicles of aryavarta is all about panchali’s sacrifice and her rise to be the independence after all. It is about love and it’s acceptance.

GOVINDA

​Book 1 of The Aryavarta chronicles.

Smiling weakly she said, “what if I’d killed you, govinda Shauri? How could you have trusted me?”

“What’s the point of living if I can’t trust another human being?”

She smiled, finally at peace.”Then, there’s hope. There’s hope for all.” linking her fingers tightly through his, she closed her eyes.


The first of the chronicles of aryavarta gives you goose bumps with its story line.

As the name suggests, the ultimate govinda Shauri, cowherd-turned-prince and now a commander of the armies of dwarka is all set to make dharma the king of all the aryavarta. How exactly? 

The enchanting tale with suspense, diplomacy, plots, counter plots, love and sacrifices.

Krisna udayshankar leaves you amazed with the power of imagination she puts into the the existing world of mahabharata.