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BOOK REVIEW : Kaleidoscope - Different Strokes for Different Folks

Title: Kaleidoscope- Different Strokes for Different Folks Published by: Parlance Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Genre: Various Price: 150 INR No. of Pages: 250 Launched in: 25 May 2013 Rate: 3.5/5
Springtide, an online English youth magazine in association with Parlance Publishers, organized a contest inviting Indian writers to submit their short stories on any specific genre. The contest went on for the entire month of April’13 and more than 1150 entries were received to be judged by Ashwin Sanghi, one of the country’s bestselling conspiracy fiction writers. The results were announced by the second week of May declaring the top 25 writers whose stories were later published in the anthology “Kaleidoscope: Different Strokes for Different Folks”.
The anthology begins with ‘The Hunter’, a short-story written by Dr. Vivek Banerjee, the winner of the contest mentioned above. The writing is flawless and the story is cleverly written, first indicating a different end for the characters while giving t…