Author:Poile Sengupta


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Vikram and Vetal

By: Poile Sengupta

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Puffin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011595

ISBN: 0143334980

Condition: New

The king slashes his way through the forest, his sword cutting down the terrifying rings of leaves and branches. He climbs a tamarind tree and brings down a corpse hanging from its highest branch. Just as he turns to make his way out of the gloomy forest, an eerie voice cackles in his ear . . . Thus begins the saga of Vikramaditya, the brave and noble king, and the Vetal, his tormentor from the spirit world. As Vikramaditya trudges through the forest, the Vetal narrates stories to him, ending each with a riddle that tests the king’s famed sense of justice, his ideas of right and wrong. Man... View more info


By: Poile Sengupta

Price: $6.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Westland Limited:

Seller ID: 109692

ISBN: 9789384030643

Condition: New

If anyone could transform laughter to light, she did, Inga. Radiance upon radiance of laughter, chime upon bell chime of light sparkled and shone everywhere. It was as if the sky showered tiny star grains that scattered, glinting, on the hay heap we were cocooned in; they sparkled on the leaves of the jackfruit tree above and dusted my arms with gold. Who could resist such a dance of light…? I couldn’t, I never could. Almost never.Rapa is born into a Tamil Brahmin family, full of dark secrets. She is brought up in Delhi where an ‘English’ education introduces her to literature that is ... View more info