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REVIEW: In The Realm Of The Unknown by Girish Shirodkar


1.The Tree of Terror— In the darkness of a stormy night, the unseen dwellers of a gulmohar tree attack a college student and his companion during their stay at a college hostel. Although the student, quite dramatically, escapes the deadly blow of the haunters of the dark, his friend is killed.

2.My Midnight Acquaintance– Upon receiving a phone call from his father, a college student sets out to his village at midnight. While on the way he meets an old man who invites him to his hut. Strangely enough, the student realizes later that he was called not by his father but the same old man, the purpose being very special.

3.The Lord Datta Temple--- Girish and his friend, John, one dark night, set out for a stroll. On the way they notice a deserted house and a well. Curious, they cross the fence and peep into the well. The soul of a priest hovering near the well then possesses John, and pursues Girish with the fury of a mad hound.

TITLE- In The Realm Of The Unknown
AUTHOR- Girish Shirodkar
PUBLISHER- APK Publishers
FORMAT- Paperback

*Thanks to the publishers for a review copy.*
(All opinions are my own)

October and Horror stories? A perfect combination! How can we not read something full of terror in the month of Halloween? 

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'In The Realm of The Unknown' is an amazing collection of horror stories. This book is a perfect blend of terror, suspense and thrill! In all, this is a perfect book for the lovers of horror fiction who are tired of reading full-length novels and want to try something short for a change.

All the stories in this collection unfold during stormy, lonely, cold nights.

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Written to the utmost perfection, 'In The Realm Of The Unknown' is a scary delightful read with terrific twists and turns. The vivid description of the events and characters instilled life in the stories. I could feel each and every word written so clearly that at times the scenes actually spooked me out and gave me goosebumps. 


The author has a unique writing style, he did use some complex phrases but the narration was smooth throughout. I am not talking about the plot because it would be the ultimate spoiler and I really don't want to spoil this one for you. But I'll tell you which one I loved the most, 'The Midnight Acquaintance' is my personal favorite from this collection.

Cover- The cover is not up to the mark as per me. It could have been a lot better. The cover page is something that demands immediate attention and encourages the readers to read that particular book. I've myself picked a lot of books based on the cover alone. The cover page should never be neglected, it gives an idea about what lies inside.


Title- I liked the title. It's an apt reflection of the content inside.

A teeny tiny suggestion for you guys, read this book at night with the lights switched off to get all the spooky feels! 
Kudos to the author for his creativity. Great job! I'd love to read more novels by you man! 

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