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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri My rating: 2 of 5 stars Reading books about revolutions usually plunges me into a deep melancholia specially if it features and idealist revolutionary willing to lay down his/her life for the revolution convinced that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Best of Father Brown- G.K. Chesterton

Chesterton remarked that the “detective story differs from every story in this: that the reader is only happy if he feels a fool”. Chesterton’s detective is a clumsy, amiable little Roman Catholic priest with “a face as round and dull … Continue reading

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time – by Mark Haddon

 A murder mystery…. Christopher, a 15 year old autistic boy as the detective and dog as a victim of murder ! Does that sound promising as a novel!!??. Not to me, it didn’t. Even Siobhan, Christopher’s teacher, tells him that … Continue reading

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Book Review: 2 States-The Story of my Marriage

Love him or hate him, but you cannot ignore Chetan Bhagat.Now that is as cliched a way of introducing an author as possible. But isn’t that just the way an author who thrives on cliches and stereotypes should be introduced….through a cliche   … Continue reading

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Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Finally! A book that FORCED me to write about it. Un-putdownable…..Thats how would you describe  a book that you find you can’t stop reading ,  because you cant wait to find out what happens next. Don’t you? But what about a book that … Continue reading

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FREEDOM?……… An extract from ” Life of Pi” by Yann martel

In the book “Life of Pi” written by Yann Martel, I came across this passage. And I want to share it with you all.        “Well meaning but misinfromed people think animal in the wild are “happy” because they … Continue reading

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