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Ramayana - The Game of Life : Shattered Dreams

Rating: 3.5/5

Title: Ramayana - The Game of Life : Shattered Dreams
Author: Shubha Vilas
Genre: History, Indian, Mythology
Pages: 402
Publisher: JAICO
ISBN-13: 9788184955316

Reading and reviewing books are exciting enough for a bookworm like me but when you receive a book from the Blogadda book review team, imagine the  delirium! Ramayana - The Game of Life : Shattered Dreams is the second book in the series, the first one beingRamayana - The Game of Life : Rise of the Sun Prince. I haven't read the first one but nevertheless it doesn't impair the continuity and allows the reader to enjoy it like an individual book. 

The story begins as Dasaratha, the king of Ayodhya, finds himself in midst of nightmares and is restless. He is eager to make Rama, the eldest of his sons, his successor for the throne. Soon, the festivities begin but in the meantime Dasaratha's favourite queen hatches a plot to snatch the glory away from him and make her son, Bharatha, king instead. A promise made by…

Be Careful What You Wish For - The Clifton Chronicles #4

Rating: 3/5

Title: Be Careful What You Wish For
Author: Jeffrey Archer
Genre: Fiction, Drama
Pages: 400
Publisher: Pan Macmillan India
ISBN-13: 9781447265092

Although a little delayed, this review was deemed to be put up as this book is the fourth installment in the Clifton Chronicle series. Lets get to the review.
The previous book had left us all in the dark when Sebastian and Bruno get involved in an accident and one of  them dies. The story takes off from here as Major Alex Fisher, a pawn of the Argentinean smuggler, Don Pedro, is conveniently placed among the Board of Directors of the Barrington Shipping Company. Although Emma Clifton doesn't concur, the Board decides to go ahead with the investment in the luxury passenger liner, MV Buckingham. With the future of the company at stake, the construction of the ship commences in Belfast. Meanwhile Jessica, Emma's and Harry's adopted daughter, wins a scholarship and joins the Slade Academy of Arts where she falls in love with a Cl…