Classic Read: Lord of the Flies

This semester I got to study Modern British Fiction for my Fiction paper. And let me tell you, studying Modern novel is no easy task. Out of the four prescribed novels, I struggled to finished the first three and managed to complete them over 3 months. But it was different when I picked up the … Continue reading Classic Read: Lord of the Flies

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Book Review: The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told

Title: The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told Editor: Muhammad Umar Memon Publisher: Aleph Book Company Pages: 372 ISBN:978-9383064076 Source: Publisher Short stories are my all time favourite. The obvious reason being their short length and their power to captivate the reader so quickly. While it usually takes us 10-15 pages to get into a novel, … Continue reading Book Review: The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told

Book Review: The Long Forgotten

Title: The Long Forgotten Author: David Whitehouse Publisher: Picador- Pan Macmillan Pages: 290 ISBN: 978-1509827510 Source: Publicist (Emma Finnigan) β€˜The Long Forgotten’ is an account of memories buried deep down in the past. The long forgotten is actually the name given to the flight that went missing in 1983 on its way from Jakarta to … Continue reading Book Review: The Long Forgotten

Book Review: Kartikeya The Destroyer’s Son

Title: Kartikeya The Destroyer's Son Author: Anuja Chandramouli Publisher: Rupa Publications Pages: 230 ISBN: 978-8129149114 Source: Publisher "For Kartikeya, there have always been more questions than answers." This is the line that drew me towards this book. Kartikeya has always fascinated me and I guess, all the North Indians. For the uninitiated, Kartikeya is the … Continue reading Book Review: Kartikeya The Destroyer’s Son

Book Review: Rasia- The Dance of Desire

Title: Rasia- The Dance of Desire Author: Koral Dasgupta Publisher: Rupa Publications Pages: 252 ISBN: 978-8129149480 Source: Publisher 'Rasia- The Dance of Desire' is the story of determination versus dedication; a story where a body part is pitched against a partner. With Bharatanatyam at the centre of the story, the book is about a married … Continue reading Book Review: Rasia- The Dance of Desire