Europa by Richard Hywel Pinto is an Indian sci-fi novel. When I came across Blogadda post for review copies I immediately filled it up. Indian quill in sci-fi novel kingdom? Must read it. The simple cover of the book is catchy, it draws you in right away. I received a signed copy of this book,… Read More Europa by Richard Hywel Pinto. Book Review.
Super women exist all around us. That being said, nowadays it is not usual to find stories of Women entrepreneurs in newspaper articles and magazines. But to know the full story we have to look around us and take help of Google to know more about these women. Even then it is difficult to get to… Read More Super Women Inspiring Stories of 20 Women Entrepreneurs by Prachi Garg
Solemn Oath means a dignified promise you make mostly to yourself or someone else. In other words, it also means, ‘you are screwed!’ Remember those tiny voices that start ringing in our heads as the New Year approaches? Yep! I have those too. Some call it New Year Resolutions, which I don’t make as I… Read More The Awkward Solemn Oath I took at the beginning of 2017…
I was waiting eagerly for “The Spy by Paulo Coelho”. Due to work pressure, I was not able to read this novel when it arrived on a sleepy winter morning. I remember writing an essay about ‘Women who made history’ as an 8th grader. One of the books I referred to contained an entire section… Read More The Spy A Novel by Paulo Coelho – Review
At the end of the novel Stardust, Neil Gaiman tells an interesting story about how he started writing Stardust. It’s funny how the books we never plan comes into existence, how stories come to life. In his own words… Late one night, a year or so late, in a desert, I watched a star fall… Read More Stardust a Novel by Neil Gaiman. A Sequel to an Unwritten Novel…
We are born with many senses and sometimes without common sense. Well, this story is not about that. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is a horror/thriller novel. Patrick Suskind has written a gripping account of the perfumer’s life. It will sweep you off your feet and fly you across the world of smells. However,… Read More Perfume: The Story of A Murderer by Patrick Suskind
Malice by Keigo Hagashino has a plot that is deceptively straight forward. Often I have dream of novels written with straightforward accounts but still keep you glued to the end. Well, dreams do come true. If you are a fan of mystery-thriller novels you realize that not all murder cases are the same. Some thrillers are… Read More Malice By Keigo Hagashino.
Mushishi by Yuki Urushibara is set in the fictional world somewhere between Edo and Meiji Period in Japan. Mushi stands for the creatures who are living among humans but invisible to human eyes due to their ethereal nature. Mushishi Manga ranks 8.8/10 on MyAnimeList and 4.3/5 on Goodreads. Yuki Urushibara… Read More Mushishi Manga by Yuki Urushibara. Review of a Fictional World Unlike Any Other.
Born in Madras of British India in 1906 R. K. Narayan short for Rasipuram Krishnaswamilyer Narayanswami, is one of the most celebrated authors in India to date. His simple writing style and descriptions of a hearty Indian town with its mix of townspeople won him hearts all over the world. His first novel “Swami &… Read More Story Teller Unlike Any Other, R. K. Narayan. Revisiting Malgudi Days.
Chetan Bhagat claims to have figured out women with his latest book “One Indian Girl”. He even went through a painful waxing session to learn what it feels like. Honestly, I think Chetan Bhagat will have to take many births to get there for real. That being said, I felt sad for Indian Literature after… Read More One Indian Girl or Should I say One Obnoxious Girl by Chetan Bhagat. Book Review.