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The Evil Eye and the Charm

The Evil Eye and the Charm

Stories of the Indian Lemon-chili Charm

by Neil D'Silva (write a review)
Type: Print Book
Genre: Horror, Literature & Fiction
Language: English
Price: Rs.199.00 + shipping
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Description of "The Evil Eye and the Charm"

Nimboo-mirchi.
The lemon-chili talisman. The nazarbattu.
Hanging outside Indian homes and offices since generations.

What is it in this charm that makes it so indispensable in Hindu folklore and belief? Believed to ward off the evil of Alakshmi from entering our living and working spaces, this charm has ruled the Indian mindset since centuries.

But the question still prevails. Science or superstition?

THE EVIL EYE AND THE CHARM does not claim to answer these questions. Instead, through its six wickedly devious stories, all with twist endings, it puts a new spin on these beliefs.

From the bestselling author of MAYA'S NEW HUSBAND and PISHACHA, here comes a collection of stories that will stay with you long after you have put the book away.

About the author(s)

Having been born on the midnight of 31 October, Neil D'Silva was predestined to write horror. He made his debut with Maya's New Husband, an instant Amazon bestseller, and then went on to repeat the feat with his next offering, Pishacha. His books and stories weave Indian themes in the broad genre of horror. A reader who read any of his stories won't forget them in a hurry.

Neil D'Silva was named among the Top 7 Horror Writers in India in UK's DESIblitz magazine. He is a member of the international Horror Writers' Association.

Check him out on his website http://NeilDSilva.com/ or drop him a line on Facebook on his page FB/neildsilvaofficial. He is uber-prompt in replying to his readers!

Book Details
Number of Pages: 
126
Dimensions: 
5 inch x 8 inch
Interior Pages: Black & White
Binding: Paperback (Perfect Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)
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