History Books

Mossad by Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal

Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service | Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal | Book Review

SUBJECT: 4/5 RESEARCH: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5 “The dirtiest actions should be carried out by the most honest men.” – “Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service” Mossad needs no introduction. It is one of the world’s most secretive and powerful intelligence agencies. “Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli …

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the book of indian dogs

The Book of Indian Dogs | S. Theodore Baskaran | Book Review

SUBJECT: 4.5/5 RESEARCH: 3/5 WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5 From times immemorial dogs have been hailed as a man’s best friend. Throughout history, there have been umpteen instances where dogs have proved their undisputed loyalty to mankind. Being a dog lover myself (I am the proud owner of a Labrador retriever called Argo and …

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ghost stories from the raj

Ghost Stories from the Raj | Ruskin Bond | Book Review

SUBJECT: 4/5 CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 “Ghost Stories from the Raj” makes for an exceptional read. It is one of those reads which is sometimes perilously funny and yet other times quite creepy but at the end of the day, it sure is an entertaining read. I picked up this book from the kindle …

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tales and legends from india

Tales and Legends from India | Ruskin Bond | Book Review

CONCEPT: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 RESEARCH: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 “India is more than a land, it is an atmosphere,” says the famous author Ruskin Bond who, incidentally is also the author of “Tales and Legends from India”. In his introduction of this book, he mentions that this book is designed to give the reader …

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sing freedom

Sing Freedom! | Vanita Oelschlager | Book Review

Sing Freedom is meant for children between the ages of 7 to 10 years. PAGES: 36 AGE: 7-10 years The book has a total of 36 pages. Most of these pages contain 4 to 6 lines of text each. The language is kept simple and understandable. All the pages are accompanied by beautiful illustrations. STORY: …

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mandate will of the people

Mandate: Will of the People | Vir Sanghvi | Book Review

SUBJECT: 4/5 RESEARCH: 3/5 RELEVANCE: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 If we talk about India’s recent political history there are very few books which do the vast subject justice. From the early era of the 1970s to the recent most general election of 2014, there are not many books which give a comprehensive …

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Let's Go Time Travelling by Subhadra Sen Gupta

Let’s Go Time Travelling! | Subhadra Sen Gupta | Book Review

SUBJECT: 3.5/5 RELEVANCE: 3.5/5 RESEARCH: 2.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 Even after spending hours after hours cramming up historical events and dates in our schooling years, how much of history do we really remember today? Out of sight is out of mind and history never did occur in our sight. So, is learning and knowing it …

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The Sceptical Patriot

The Sceptical Patriot | Sidin Vadukut | Book Review

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 SUBJECT: 5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 The Sceptical Patriot gives an exquisite disclaimer about not being biased and writing about something which majority of Indians believe to be 100% true. I believe I also should add some part to it – I am an Indian at my core and believe we have the …

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