Review: Mythology

Book Review: The Forest of Enchantments by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

This story is a retelling of the Indian mythological epic the Ramayana, told from the perspective of the titular Rama's wife Sita. This is less a review of the book itself, and more about my history with the Ramayana and why this book meant so much to me. I was a child visiting family when… Continue reading Book Review: The Forest of Enchantments by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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Book Review: The Devil’s Lieutenant by Shervin Jamali

This review will be relatively spoiler free, only revealing the basic plot elements of the novella in question. Summary Michael has tragically lost his family. Learning that the souls of his dead wife and son might be trapped in hell, he enters into a deal with the Devil to save them: a deal that may… Continue reading Book Review: The Devil’s Lieutenant by Shervin Jamali

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Book Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Yes, I was always going to find another version of Beauty and the Beast to gush over, eventually. Here goes. The Story The Gentle Lord makes bargains with the mortals of Arcadia. Everyone knows that those bargains always come at a terrible price. Nyx's betrothal to the Gentle Lord was an outcome of one such… Continue reading Book Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge