Search Results: "Gopal Podder"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DOVES AND THE HUNTER by Gopal  Podder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2011

"An awkward framing device, a didactic tone and scant use of animation or interactive elements sink this potentially engaging Panchatantra tale. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
An ancient tale from India is framed in a modern picture-book story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOONRISE, SUNSET by Gopal Baratham
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1996

"The star of Baratham's second English publication (A Candle or the Sun, 1991, not reviewed) is scrubbed, shabby Singapore itself, which puts his cast and their obligatory mysteries quite in the shade."
Celebrating his unofficial engagement to Vanita Sundram by making love to her under the stars in Singapore's East Coast Park, How Kum Menon awakens to find her dead and himself the leading suspect of Inspector Ozzie D'Cruz. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 29, 2014

"A grim picture of a complicated and troubling situation."
A fellow at the New American Foundation looks at the policies, actions and failures of the United States in Afghanistan. Read full book review >