Sholay

sholay

Buy Online Amazon Flipkart Genre: Thriller, Western Author: G. P. Sippy Illustrator: Publisher: Westland Ltd, Graphic India Pvt. Ltd. 2014 Subthemes: Good versus evil, friendship, resilience, loyalty Timeline: Set in 1970s in rural Karnataka in the fictitious village of Ramgarh, following a non-linear timeline involving flashbacks. Plot Analysis Art Analysis Plot Analysis Storyline: Set in … Read moreSholay

Pashmina

PASHMINA

Buy Online Amazon Flipkart Genre: Fiction, magical realism Author and illustrator: Nidhi Chanani Publisher: HarperCollins 2018 No. of pages: 165 Subthemes: Family, identity, feminism, spirituality Timeline: Present-day India and America with brief throwbacks to the 20th century Plot Analysis Art Analysis Plot Analysis Storyline: Set in the world of a sensitive American-Indian high schooler – … Read morePashmina

Mai

mai

Buy Online Amazon Flipkart Genre: Biography Author and Illustrator: Sriram Jagannathan Publisher: Notion Press 2018 No. of pages: 100 Subthemes: Extraordinary strength and familial bond in the face of immense personal tragedy Timeline: The narrative ranges the early 2000s, specifically between 2002 and 2004, which is the period of the accident and recovery; older Mai … Read moreMai

A Gardener in The Wasteland

Buy Online Amazon Flipkart  Author: Srividya Natarajan Illustrator: Aparajita Ninan  Published: 2011 by Navayana  No. of Pages: 128 Genre: History, Socio-politics Subthemes: Casteism in India Timeline: The story travels through two timelines in India, 2010- where the story is set and 1840’s to 1870’s- which explores the story of Jotiba and Savitribai Phule. Plot Analysis Art Analysis Plot Analysis … Read moreA Gardener in The Wasteland

Corridor

Buy Online Amazon Flipkart  Author: Sarnath Bannerjee Illustrator: Sarnath Bannerjee Published: 2004 by Penguin India  No. of Pages: 112 Genre: Satire Subthemes: Trappings of everyday life, Indian cosmopolitan culture    Timeline: The story travels through the lives of four characters in contemporary India(the early 2000’s) Plot Analysis Art Analysis Plot Analysis Storyline: Set in the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi-Connaught … Read moreCorridor

Bhimayana: Experiences of Untouchability

Buy Online Amazon Flipkart  Author: Durgabai Vyam, Srividya Natrajan, Subhash Vyam, S. Anand Illustrator: Durgabai Vyam, Subhash Vyam Published: 2011 by Navayana No. of Pages: 108 Genre: Historical Biography, Socio-Politics Subthemes: Continuing practice of caste based discrimination in India Timeline: The story is largely set in India of 2010 while contextualising its struggle against Caste by tracing it down to … Read moreBhimayana: Experiences of Untouchability