In A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles’ narrator muses over how “a man must master his circumstances or otherwise be mastered by them”. Is Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov-the protagonist of the story, able to accomplish this? The story is set in Russia’s oldest hotels- Hotel Metropol, where the Count is imprisoned for the rest of… Continue reading A Gentleman Indeed! : A Gentleman in Moscow Review
Title: Fireside Chat With a Grammar Nazi Serial Killer Author: Ryan Suvaal Publication date: 21st December 2018 Number of Pages: 38 I was provided with a free personal copy in exchange for an honest review for ‘Fireside Chat With a Grammar Nazi Serial Killer’. Summary: A serial killer has committed seventeen murders just because all… Continue reading A Brutal Booklover: Fireside Chat With a Grammar Nazi Serial Killer
Title : Time Crawlers - Stories from Parallel Universes Author: Varun Sayal Publisher: Kindle Direct Publishing Publication Date: 15th June 2018 Number of Pages: 120 Summary: Time Crawlers is a collection of six short stories that are an amazing mixture of science fiction, Hindu mythology artificial intelligence and much more. I was provided with a… Continue reading An Unexpectedly Interesting Read: Time Crawlers
The House of the Seven Gables opens with “a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables … bearing the traces not merely of outward storm and sunshine, but expressive, also, of the long lapse of mortal life”. The reader instantly pictures a simple and old house, but is it just that? The story was… Continue reading It was an ‘okay’ read: The House of the Seven Gables
In Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe quotes “the worst use you can put a man to is to hang him” and she readily rejects it saying “no, there is another use that a man can be put to that is WORSE!” What does she refer to? When Uncle Tom’s Cabin was first published, it… Continue reading Uncle Tom’s Cabin: An Insight into 19th Century Slave Trade
Once upon a time, in a very boring and mundane world, I was a great reader and a pursuer of imaginative adventures. I still live an uneventful life but I am not a very religious reader anymore. I just can't finish reading a hardcopy of any book and I don't think I would be able… Continue reading Not a Bookworm Anymore!
Hello to the beautiful world, Sorry for being out of action for so long but it has just been a hectic summer. And through my messed up routine, I have finally managed to finish reading ‘The Afghan’ by Frederick Forsyth. I have a few things to say about this book- it is good, even when… Continue reading DNF for 3 years and more ➡️ Finally finished