Ajay's writing reminds me of O'Henry. But he takes it to another level with his poetic prose.
-- Barbara Bruce, KVSL radio (107.9 FM)
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Concise, yet power packed sentences are truly the star attraction of this collection.
Poignant, profound and perceptive, Vishwanathan’s collection is chicken soup for the soul, simmered to perfection.
-- NRI Pulse.com [read whole review]
..a lyricism in Vishwanathan’s writing which reflects the warmth and vastness of the land he described and the depth of his people.
-- BookPleasures.com [read whole review]
Through deft storytelling, Vishwanathan turns the story of hopelessness into one about the resilience of the human spirit, a theme that lurks just beneath the surface, and unites all the characters in From a Tilted Pail.
In a slim collection of 92 pages and seven stories, Ajay Vishwanathan delivers a powerful tour de force and captures the essence of the human endeavor—hope chasing away despair, and light, darkness.
-- NewPages.com [read whole review]