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To Bombay Backwards, is a memoir of the author’s possible previous incarnation in the city of Mumbai. The book is divided into two sections. The first section represents the recollections and memories

Published: 12th June 2018 09:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th June 2018 03:02 AM   |  A+A-

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BENGALURU : To Bombay Backwards
By Penny
Pages: 290
To Bombay Backwards, is a memoir of the author’s possible previous incarnation in the city of Mumbai. The book is divided into two sections. The first section represents the recollections and memories of the author’s possible previous birth and the second section is an amalgamation of research on reincarnation. The two sections have been named Soul Sentiments and Soul Sense respectively. The author claims that the books sum up her past life experiences with religion, romance and death. A seeker and an occult enthusiast, Penny continues to work on subjects as past lives and reincarnation.

Bring Me Back
By BA Paris
Pages: 384
The story is about a young British couple driving through France on a 
holiday. They stop at a petrol pump to refill the gas of their car. When the husband steps out of the car to pay, he comes back to find the door of his car open, and his wife missing from the car. Ten years later, when the husband gets over this incident, he’s ready to marry his second wife. Just before the marriage, he finds his ex wife’s ring on her finger. Soon he finds out that the two are sisters. As more and more questions keep troubling the husband, the marriage becomes strained. He wonders if his first love has come back to him, or whether the person who took her away is playing mental games with him?

All We Ever Wanted
By Emily Giffin
Pages: 400
This is a novel about a  single dad who works multiple jobs while struggling to raise his headstrong daughter, Lyla. He has had a lonely, long and hard journey, but he manages to relax after his daughter earns a scholarship to Windsor Academy. Despite the wealth and privilige, Lyla doess not fit in - her over protective fathre is also not of much help. It gets worse for her when one drunken photograph of hers at a party spreads like wildfire. The Windsor community is instantly polarised and buzzes with controversy and blame game. 

Yogi in Suits
By Soman Gouda
Pages: 184
Yogi In Suits is an attempt to look at Nolan’s work through the eyes of a Vedantin. The title is divided into 10 chapters each of which contribute to the concept of modern Yogi. It proposes an idea of ‘art as universal religion’ and calls Nolan its messenger. The book begins with the question ‘Why the can’t the world ignore Nolan?’ In which, author criticizes the modern man for his indefinite craving for materialistic happiness and his negligence of intellectual, spiritual and aesthetic evolution. In the concluding chapter ‘Chase your reality’ we find the appealing answers for the questions and problems posed in first chapter. 

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