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 July 2016

Today in Photo

Oh hi, I haven't left my house all week and now the monsoon has started, I may never leave it again. I call this one Landscape With Cats Part One. #delhidiary #homeiswheretheheartis

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  1. You have a lovely home eM! Cuddles to Olga, Bruno and Squishy.

  2. Yep! Simply beautiful. The pets are all just cherries on top of that awesome cake!


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