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Announcement: ‘The Dollmakers’ Island’ Contest Winners

The winners of the ‘Dollmakers’ Island’ contest held last month are Chinmayi Bali (Jaipur), Rudrajyoti Choudhury (Mumbai), Abha Iyengar (New Delhi), Rumjhum Biswas (Chennai), and Neha Verma (New Delhi). Congratulations to all of you! Well done.

Helter Skelter: The Dollmakers Island

Here are the correct answers to the contest questions—

The Chateau d’If where Edmond Dantes is imprisoned on false charges of being a traitor appears in the novel—
The Count of Monte Cristo.

Name the novelist whose childhood memoirs include a rich evocation of animal life on the Greek island of Corfu.
Gerald Durrell.

Susan Barton meets Robinson Crusoe and Friday when she is set adrift during a mutiny on a ship. Which novel is this?
Foe.

The penal colony of Devil’s Island appears in which celebrated novel, later made into a movie?
Papillon.

What was the name of Anuradha Kumar’s first novel?
Letters for Paul.

Who was the time traveller who visited the Seven Wonders in Atisa and the Seven Wonders?
Atisa.

The winners listed above will receive autographed copies of The Dollmakers’ Island, the latest novel by Anuradha Kumar (Gyaana Books).

We’d like to thank everyone who took part in the contest. Stay tuned for the next one!

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The City Speaks #15

The City Speaks #15

By Jai Undurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
The City Speaks #15