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Krishna Kumar
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Krishna Kumar studies, evaluates, and analyzes events in Indian history with particular emphasis on the British Period. As an analytical author Krishna’s books and articles focus on peeling through the various layers of information, providing clarity on how the events happened, why these happened, who the key participants were, and what were the consequences of those events and decisions. He therefore connects multiple threads highlighting the intricacies of the period. He now devotes his entire energy to this activity, he had an interest in Indian history and analysis since an early age, and it continued though he pursued a career in an unrelated field for most of his adult life. His first book, ‘ 1942 When the British Rule In India Was Threatened,' analyzes events and how they evolved into the end of colonial rule in India. He is soon to follow it with a collection of short stories inspired by Indian history and a thriller. Krishna continues working on his main project, a series of six books about the British in India, covering the Period 1608-1950. These books intend to present an analysis and bring out the realities of the Period. Krishna grew up in India and now lives in the United States with his family. His web site is https://krishnakwrites.com/ Twitter link is https://twitter.com/Krishnakwrites His free substack which may be subscribed at https://krishnakwrites.substack.com

Tell us a little bit about yourself, your hobbies and interests.

I developed an interest in History and Culture while growing up due to family discussions and receiving the Biography of Napoleon as a gift. This interest remained even when, for most of my adult life, I pursued a career in a nonrelated field, but books /magazines have been a constant companion.

When and why did you start writing books?

I started research and commenced writing my first book in 2020. I had retired from business after a health situation and decided to start writing books and articles which became a goal and obsession.

What made you decide to tackle writing as a career?

People have played with facts in Indian history, especially during the British period.I wanted to be among those now unearthing and bringing out the reality.

Which one of your books or characters is your favourite?

Only one book has been published so far so it is not a question that can be answered but in British Period of India I am most impressed by Subhas Chandra Bose.

Which one of your books was the hardest to write and stretched you the most as a writer?

The book ' No Stone Unturned- An Analysis of Indian Freedom Struggle and Bose' is the toughest.I completed it about six months back, but I am still making changes and adding text.

Who is your favourite author and book?

Out of Indian Texts Mahabharata an ancient Epic which covers a wide gamut of emotions. I loved James Clavell earlier besides Mario Puzo's Godfather.I have read almost all books of Daniel Silva.

What book are you reading right now?

Revolutionaries

Where do you get your inspiration for your books?

Indian History.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

Watching thrillers, historical movies, and serials.Theater.

Do you have any new books in the works?

The next is historical fiction - 'Lives and Emotions', which has seven stories inspired by historical events in the Indian Subcontinent. Currently, I am reviewing and editing, and this will be followed by a history book, 'Ten Myths of British Raj in India.'