Book Review - Secret of Worlds Worst Cook

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About the Author
Subhadra Sen Gupta was born in Delhi and holds a master’s degree in history.She has been writing since college and has worked as a copywriter in many advertising agencies. She specializes in historical fiction and non-fiction, travel writing, detectives and ghost stories as well as comic strips. She has published over twenty-five books for children and adults, with Puffin, Rupa, Scholastic, HarperCollins, Pratham, India Book House and Ratna Sagar. Three of her books—A Clown for Tenali Rama, Jodh Bai and Twelve O’Clock Ghost Stories (Scholastic)—have won the White Raven Award at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Her Books have been translated into Indian & European Languages. She has won many awards including 'White Raven' at Bologna and Italy for 3 consecutive years.

Synopsis
The story happens when 15 year old Rohin has to spend his vacation at his paternal grandfather's huge bungalow as his parents and sister are away. He loves this as he can dally with the cook, help and explore the huge place. Unfortunately, Rohin, though an aspiring amateur cook, is quite mediocre in his science and maths and has to face the wrath of his over achieving parents and sister. This is a god given time for him to explore his inner ideals and find out what he wants to become in future. His grandparents are loving and eccentric and he has no worries there. He happily involves himself in culinary tasks, and later gets embroiled into a culinary mystery. Finally, things end positively for Rohin. Rohin’s search unearths some hilarious stories – of spotted eggs; how a famous actress demanded a hot meal; the disappearance of the khandani khazana; of friends and kitchens… {not required}
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