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Once Upon a Winter Sky: Review of ‘The Kite Runner’ by Khaled Hosseini

When I first heard about 'The Kite Runner' by Khaled Hosseini, I told myself that it was a book that I was never going ot read. I heard people saying that the book was the best book they had read and that made me consider reading it, but I never actually got around doing so.… Continue reading Once Upon a Winter Sky: Review of ‘The Kite Runner’ by Khaled Hosseini

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Friendships That Shine Like the sun: A Review of ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ by Khaled Hosseini

"Each snowflake was a sigh heaved by an aggrieved woman somewhere in the world . . . fell silently on the people below. As a reminder of how women like us suffer, she'd said. How quietly we endure all that falls upon us". In this metaphor, Hosseini perfectly conveys how women have to go through… Continue reading Friendships That Shine Like the sun: A Review of ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ by Khaled Hosseini

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Is it all About Marriage? A Book Review of ‘A Suitable Boy’ by Vikram Seth

When my mother first suggested that I try looking up 'A Suitable Boy' by Vikram Seth in my university library catalogue, I had expected to come across a book which would be set in India, would revolve solely around the theme of marriage and it would be a coming-of-age story of a girl.  The story… Continue reading Is it all About Marriage? A Book Review of ‘A Suitable Boy’ by Vikram Seth

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A Different Perspective on Time Travel: An ARC Review of ‘Demons of Time: Race to the 7th Sunset’

Title: Demons of Time: Race to the 7th Sunset Author: Varun Sayal Publisher: Kindle Direct Publishing Expected publication: 15th April 2019 Number of pages: 140 Summary: It's a story about a time demon fighting another time demon to save humanity and to avenge his mother. Tej has just discovered his time travelling abilities and he… Continue reading A Different Perspective on Time Travel: An ARC Review of ‘Demons of Time: Race to the 7th Sunset’

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His Speeches Were too Long to be his Last: Review of ‘The Last Days of Socrates’

"It seems to me there was an extraordinary clarity about what the man said; even someone of little brain would have to agree" says Echerates to Phaedo, but personally I found Socrates' words blurring in my mind throughout most of my read. In 'The Last Days of Socrates', Christopher Rowe has translated and compiled four… Continue reading His Speeches Were too Long to be his Last: Review of ‘The Last Days of Socrates’

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A Gentleman Indeed! : A Gentleman in Moscow Review

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

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A Brutal Booklover: Fireside Chat With a Grammar Nazi Serial Killer

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