My latest book is The One Who Swam With The Fishes.

"A mesmerizing account of the well-known story of Matsyagandha ... and her transformation from fisherman’s daughter to Satyavati, Santanu’s royal consort and the Mother/Progenitor of the Kuru clan." - Hindustan Times

"Themes of fate, morality and power overlay a subtle and essential feminism to make this lyrical book a must-read. If this is Madhavan’s first book in the Girls from the Mahabharata series, there is much to look forward to in the months to come." - Open Magazine

"A gleeful dollop of Blytonian magic ... Reddy Madhavan is also able to tackle some fairly sensitive subjects such as identity, the love of and karmic ties with parents, adoption, the first sexual encounter, loneliness, and my favourite, feminist rage." - Scroll



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1 November 2018

Today in Photo


Fierce dragon guarding Hoi An riverside. Every bar here offers happy hour all night except the drinks are priced accordingly so it's not REALLY happy hour but hey, if it walks like a duck (or dragon) and talks like a duck... I'm sitting here at Funky Monkey bar listening to Closer, drinking a very strong mojito so there's that. #traveldiary #canthardlyviet #hoiannaimsoinlovewithyou

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