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Rahul Mitra

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Currently living in Mumbai, Rahul is an author masquerading as an IT Marketing Professional. When not toiling away at his writing, Rahul likes to visit his office to take print-outs, socialize and drink endless cups of free coffee. Passionately interested in all things Indian, Rahul is vociferous in his opinions about India, its people and it’s culture. Like many other fools before him, he believes he can change the world and influence people through his writing.

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'Mitra’s narrative is detailed and his descriptions of Aditya’s swordfighting training as well as the Vasant Utsav horse race is so real, you fe
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I can understand the western world, the English or the Americans calling him ‘Alexander the Great’. After all, Ancient Greece is seen as the ‘cradle of Western Civilization’, the birthplace of democracy, rationalism, philosophy and the arts. Western powers, such as the Americans see themselves as heirs to this legacy, a legacy that stretches back through time in an unbroken line to the city-sta...

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