Title: Sing, Unburied, Sing Author: Jesmyn Ward Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus Pages: 285 ISBN: 978-1408891032 Source: Publisher "Sing, Unburied, Sing" is a family saga set in Mississippi. It is the story of a thirteen year old boy, Jojo and his baby sister, Kayla. It is the story of their nigger mother, Leonie and her white husband, … Continue reading Book Review: Sing, Unburied, Sing
Title: The Gospel of Yudas Author: K.R. Meera (Translated by: Rajesh Rajamohan) Publisher: Hamish Hamilton- Penguin Books Pages: 158 ISBN: 978-0670088584 Source: Personal Copy 'The Gospel of Yudas' is a tale of longing and redemption. Set in Kerala, the book presents the curious story of a young girl, Prema and the enigmatic, Das aka Yudas- … Continue reading Book Review: The Gospel of Yudas
Title: So Many Hungers! Author: Bhabhani Bhattacharya Publisher: Orient Paperbacks Pages: 205 ISBN: 9788122205824 Source: Personal Copy So Many Hungers is a modern Indian classic that depicts a dreadful picture of the Bengal Famine of 1943. Along with the famine and the pathos of the sufferers, the novel brings forth the spirit of nationalism and … Continue reading Book Review: So Many Hungers!
Title: The Catcher in the Rye Author: J. D. Salinger Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 230 ISBN: 9780241950425 Source: Borrowed Copy 'The Catcher in the Rye' is a modern classic based on the estranged feelings that the teenagers have. The protagonist of the novel is an ‘icon for teenage rebellion’. The novel has been listed as … Continue reading Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye
Title: Metamorphosis Author: Franz Kafka Publisher: Fingerprint Classics (An Imprint of Prakash Books India Pvt. Ltd.) ... cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the twentieth century. A story of Gregor Samsa, a travelling salesman, who wakes up one day to discover that he has metamorphosed into a bug. The Metamorphosis is … Continue reading Book Review: Metamorphosis
Title: The Power and the Glory Author: Graham Greene The Power and the Glory is a Catholic Novel by Graham Greene. The novel is based in the Mexican state in 1930s- the time when the Catholic Church was being suppressed by the government.We have an unnamed priest, whom Greene calls the whisky priest, who is trying … Continue reading Book Review: The Power and the Glory
Title: The English Teacher Author: R. K. Narayan Publisher: Indian Thought Publications While Krishna teaches at the Albert Mission College his wife and daughter live some distance away with his parents-in-law. But a move to a small rented house soon permits the couple to enjoy a life of marital bliss. Yet paradise is short-lived. ... … Continue reading Book Review: The English Teacher