Oswald Pereira

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I am the author of seven books, including six novels -- The Newsroom Mafia, Revenge of the Naked Princess, Chaddi Buddies, The Krishna-Christ Connexion, Golmaal In Goa and Army Girl Steals Civilian's Heart -- and an inspirational non-fiction title, How to Create Miracles in Our Daily Life.

My romance with books began in my early teens. But the first books I read were surprisingly not mushy romances or silly detective novels, but the great literary classics and 'heavy' books on philosophy, psychology and self-improvement.

I began reading thrillers and paperbacks much later in life. I always wanted to be a writer, but since publishing works of fiction was so difficult in a country like India, I chose what I thought was the second best option
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The Newsroom Mafia

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The Krishna-Christ Connexion

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"A gripping crime thriller that tackles very timely themes in its prose, The Newsroom Mafia is a powerful, original novel full of dark wit and eerie media culture."
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The Monk kept me hooked with its gripping storyline, complex characters and some true-to-life situations on terrorism. Author Akshay Shroff has done commendable research on terrorism to write this book. This is not a book to be read in one sitting. T ...more
Golmaal In Goa by Oswald Pereira
"Sexy,sensational,hilarious story with interesting twists and turn that keeps you on the edge till the end and you would want to read it again once you are done with the story.
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"This book has an interesting premise. Is GOD (or his incarnation Krishna or son Jesus) limited by geographical boundaries. Is GOD not universal, omnipresent, omniscient and all pervasive. Are The religions man-made or not?

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