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Review: Seduction by Truth

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Seduction by Truth by Mukul Kumar
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The title of book is half true. It is about seduction -yes, but truth is a grey area here. It is true that adultery has become common in this day and age. Or maybe it was common since time immemorial. However, the easy access of opposite sex has made it more prevalent. Reasons of this are manifold. Is it right or wrong or somewhere in between? What is the mythological and historical perspective on this? Do the people who are adulterous have no conscience? Do they feel remorse? This book tries to answer these questions.

Shiva and Aakriti are a upper middle class couple. He is handsome and she is beautiful but the fizz is missing in their marriage. It has become a sexless marriage and there is no romance left. Shiva has doubt that she is having an affair. So, he decides to start one of his own. Her beautiful assistant Sana is right in front of his eyes. She married early and have a young daughter. One thing leads to an…

Satrangi Syahi

Satrangi Syahahi can be translated as Rainbow ink. It is about various emotions in poems. Two poets, Surendara Gupta and Neha Jindal contributed the poems.
Sh Surendra was a teacher on Jhansi. He retired and now writes poems.
Ms Neha is a poetess. Here debut book was “Phases of Moon”.
The book is divided in five parts:
1.Vyangya (Satire) – These poems are about politics and life in general and take a satirical look. “Sharafat ke Pujari” by Neha is about how the society has become corrupt and the gentleman is left behing in the race. 2.Bundelkhand ke Gaurav (Gaurav of Bundelkhand)- Poems about Rani Jhansi, Maithili Sharan Gupt and Dhyanchand. 3.Deshprem (patriotic) - “ Pak teri akal Baurai” is about misadventures of Pakistan. 4.Bhav Bhini (Emotional)- “Priyatma Tum to Badal Gaye” is about various phases of love. 5.Chhanikaye (momentary) – These are short poems. The poems are good and struck a chord. The language is simple yet powerful. 3.5/ 5 stars.

Review: Satrangi Syaahi

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Satrangi Syaahi by Surendra Kumar Gupta
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Satrangi Syahahi can be translated as Rainbow ink. It is about various emotions in poems. Two poets, Surendara Gupta and Neha Jindal contributed the poems.

Sh Surendra was a teacher on Jhansi. He retired and now writes poems.

Ms Neha is a poetess. Here debut book was “Phases of Moon”.

The book is divided in five parts:

1. Vyangya (Satire) – These poems are about politics and life in general and take a satirical look. “Sharafat ke Pujari” by Neha is about how the society has become corrupt and the gentleman is left behing in the race.

2. Bundelkhand ke Gaurav (Gaurav of Bundelkhand)- Poems about Rani Jhansi, Maithili Sharan Gupt and Dhyanchand.

3. Deshprem (patriotic) - “ Pak teri akal Baurai” is about misadventures of Pakistan.

4. Bhav Bhini (Emotional)- “Priyatma Tum to Badal Gaye” is about various phases of love.

5. Chhanikaye (momentary) – These are short poems.

The poems are good and struck a chord. The language i…