It is the story of four people - a pretty princess, a dreaded don, a noble physician and an evil arch-rival. Painted across a wide canvas filled with multiple hues of love, lust, lies, greed, and scandals, the four characters criss-cross continents, touching cities like Delhi, Amritsar, New York, Chicago, Paris, Istanbul, Barcelone, Manila and Sydney.Padmashree Dr H S Rissam's medi-fiction, The Scalpel, scientillates through different levels of enigmatic stories and solves the mystery of one of the most grand-scaled medical thriller written in recent times. 'When a doctor writes a novel about the medical community cavorting with the mafia, would it be a work of fiction or would it be an attempt to showcase reality without the risk of a backlash. Dr Rissam is the Senior Interventional Cardiologist and Director of Cardiac Clinical Sciences.
Raman is a fast rising marketing executive at a global drinks company; Shagun is his extraordinarily beautiful wife. With his glittering future, her vivid beauty, and their two adorable children-eight year old Arjun who looks just like her and two year old Roohi who looks just like him the pair appear to have everything.
Then Shagun meets Raman's dynamic new boss Ashok and everything changes. Once lovers and companions, husband and wife become enemies locked in an ugly legal battle over their two children. Caught in their midst is the childless Ishita who is in love with the idea of motherhood.
Custody is the riveting story of how family-love can disintegrate into an obsession to possess children, body and soul, as well as a chilling critique of the Indian judicial system. Told with nuance, sympathy, and clear-sightedness, it confirms Manju Kapur's reputation as the great chronicler of the modern Indian family.
Hello... I Love You! Good Bye!
Hello... I Love You! Good Bye! by Steve Reichstein
A unique blend of travel diary and coming of age story ,Hello... I Love You!Good Bye! i filled with wonderfully written obervations about the places , people,societies and situations that author Steve Reichstein encountered during his journey around the world. reflecting the adventurous spirit of that time , Hello ...I Love You!Good Bye ! is surprising, serious, funny and best of all - entertaining.
In "Hello...I Love You!Good Bye",Steve Reichstein remember his 1960s travels, a world tour unimaginable today, in which a good kid from New work finds the love of his young life in Nashville, Tennessee. With the memory of her as his heartbreaking muse, he boards a ship for Europe, working his way back to his sweet lost love via dozens of countries - from Holland to Turkey to Israel to Iran to Afghanistan to India to China and Japan . Full of humor , adventure, and always, the fated quest for love, Hello...I Love You!Good Bye! makes us nostalgic for a world in which travel soothes the heart and deepens the soul, and love is only an elephant ride away."
Who Let the Dork Out?
Who Let the Dork Out? by Sidin Vadukut
With just 12 months to go before the 2010 Allied Victory Games in New Delhi, there is pandemonium at the Ministry for Urban Regeneration and Public Sculpture. Specially appointed by the prime minister to oversee preparations for the Games, the ministry now find themsleves in the centre of a media shit storm.
Preparations are months behind schedule-they had completely forgotten about Takewondo - and the minister Badrikedar Laxmanrao Dahake not only has to deal with an irate PM but also with, high intrigue in the Lok Sabha, fiendish investigative journalists, and a relentless BBC reporter who insists on interviewing him live in English. Dahake is about to resign when he runs into an unlikely saviour: master strategist, media expert, and international financial wizard Robin 'Einstein'Varghese, currently running the Delhi Lederman office.