Good Omens, Beastly Tales & Saki

Good Omens: Angels, demons, witches, prophecies, the end of the world – this one’s got it all. Given that it’s a Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett collaboration, there’s the expected dose of whimsy, some classic mishap, and quirky personalities. The Antichrist, Adam, gets misplaced by the nuns in a typical sleigh of hand maneuver goneContinue reading “Good Omens, Beastly Tales & Saki”

Nine Lives and a Summer Requiem

Nine Lives by William Dalrymple In a land where gods and goddesses abound as do their stories, Dalrymple’s search for the sacred in Modern India still throws up interesting threads. From tantric rituals in cremation grounds, houses lined with skulls to the frenetic energy of Sufi dancers, the author underlines how faith in chosen godsContinue reading “Nine Lives and a Summer Requiem”