Book Review: The Angel’s Beauty Spots

Title: The Angel's Beauty Spots Author: K.R. Meera Translator: J. Devika Publisher: Aleph Book Company Pages: 120 ISBN: 978-9388292832 Source: Publisher The Angel's Beauty Spots is a collection of three novellas by K.R. Meera on the theme of love. 'The Angel’s Beauty Spots' is a disquieting story about Angela’s repeated infidelities and the trauma of … Continue reading Book Review: The Angel’s Beauty Spots

Book Review: Quichotte

Title: Quichotte Author: Salman Rushdie Publisher: Hamish Hamilton- Penguin Pages: 390 ISBN: 978-0670092796 Source: Publisher Salman Rushdie's Quichotte is an account of a postmodern man standing at the brink of the collapse of civilization staring at his own reflection. The man is the author Sam DuChamp and his reflection is the character that he creates, … Continue reading Book Review: Quichotte

Book Review: The Case of the Wandering Scholar

Title: The Case of the Wandering Scholar Author: Kate Saunders Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 362 ISBN: 978-1526615985 Source: Publisher The Case of the Wandering Scholar is a Laetitia Rodd mystery involving the search a nomadic Oxford scholar tied with a series of murders and suspects who seem completely unrelated to each other. Set in mid 19th … Continue reading Book Review: The Case of the Wandering Scholar

Book Review: The Unlikely Adventures of Shergill Sisters

Title: The Unlikely Adventures of Shergill Sisters Author: Balli Kaur Jaswal Publisher: HarperCollins India Pages: 312 ISBN: 978-935357043 Source: Publisher The Unlikely Adventures of Shergill Sisters explores the dynamics of familial relationships in the present times. The novel recounts the story of the Shergill sisters as they undertake a journey to India to fulfill their … Continue reading Book Review: The Unlikely Adventures of Shergill Sisters

Book Review: The Man Who Saw Everything

Title: The Man Who Saw Everything Author: Deborah Levy Publisher: Hamish Hamilton- Penguin Random House Pages: 200 ISBN: 978-0241268025 Source: Publisher The Man Who Saw Everything presents an immersive and surreal story of Saul Adler- a young historian. The novel spans a period of roughly 30 years. It opens on a September day in 1988 … Continue reading Book Review: The Man Who Saw Everything

Book Review: The Fourth Courier

Title: The Fourth Courier Author: Timothy Jay Smith Publisher: Arcade Publishing Pages: 300 ISBN: 978-1948924108 Source: Author The Fourth Courier is a thriller set in Poland. The novel is a concoction of murder, politics, liaisons (both heterosexual and homosexual), nuclear threat and power hungry creatures. The chief characters involve a FBI agent, a gay black … Continue reading Book Review: The Fourth Courier