Book Review: Curse of Shiva and other tales

Light yet gripping read!! “Curse of Shiva and other tales” by Abhishek Goswami is a collection of short stories and poems. The language is simple and easily comprehensible. The book is divided in to two parts. The first part comprises of short stories that are fascinating, intriguing and each one of them has been narratedContinue reading “Book Review: Curse of Shiva and other tales”

Book Review: Murder at Macbeth by Samantha Goodwin

Oh my god, what a murder mystery!! Just finished reading it and I am glad that I picked this one up. Totally worth it.  Here, firstly I want to congratulate the author for her commendable writing style. Fabulous piece of work. I was fully engrossed in the story line from the very first page. BuildingContinue reading “Book Review: Murder at Macbeth by Samantha Goodwin”

Book Review: The Lockdown Stories by Paperbacks Publishing House.

“I want my heart back. I have missed you so much. I have missed the kindness that I had for people who weren’t kind to me, I miss the laughter, I miss the cries, and I miss the love. Life was simpler then, I was happier then. I miss that version of me, Heart. IContinue reading “Book Review: The Lockdown Stories by Paperbacks Publishing House.”

Book Review: A Face In The Dark by Ruskin Bond

“You don’t have to believe in ghosts in order to enjoy a ghost story”. : By one of the most beloved Indian writers, Ruskin Bond, ‘A Face in the Dark’ is a collection of 28 short ghost/supernatural stories which are brilliantly written and is a treat to all short story lovers. The writing style isContinue reading “Book Review: A Face In The Dark by Ruskin Bond”

Book Review: The Essence of Buddhism by David Tuffley

Short simple and informative. The essence of Buddhism by David Tuffley is an excellent introductory book to gain knowledge about Buddhism.The book describes the basic principles of the religion, concepts of meditation and briefly explains the Four Noble Truths and the Eight-fold Path. This is what the Buddha first talked about, after gaining enlightenment –Continue reading “Book Review: The Essence of Buddhism by David Tuffley”

Book Review: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

The meaning of ‘Sense’ means the ability to act with restraint, judgement and reasoning while ‘Sensibility’ means to give way to feeling and emotion. These two qualities represent the two Heroines of the Novel; Elinor for Sense and Marianne for Sensibility Their different temperaments are used to draw ironic contrasts between how the two viewContinue reading “Book Review: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen”

Book Review: The Metamorphosis

I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself. — The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka The Metamorphosis is a story of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning and discovers that he had turned into a giant insect. It is a symbolic taleContinue reading “Book Review: The Metamorphosis”

Book Review: A Year of Wednesdays by Sonia Bahl

‘Ichi go ichi e’ (a Japanese term)- One time, one encounter, lasts a lifetime. First of all, it is not a love story!! A Year of Wednesdays by Sonia Bahl, is a unique story of two strangers, “Seat 7A” and “Seat 7B” of the flight from New Delhi to New York. They are poles apart from each other,Continue reading “Book Review: A Year of Wednesdays by Sonia Bahl”

Book review: Taare , banjaron ki chah me

“रुकना नहीं है हमें यहाँ.. चलते जाएं ये आसमां ले जाए जहाँ ।”  तारे, बंजारों की चाह में, कृतिका अग्रवाल द्वारा लिखित यह पुस्तक उनके विचारों और शायरियों का संग्रह है। कृतिका ने बखूभी अपनी भावनाओं को शब्दों में पिरोया है। यहाँ कवियत्री की लेखनी प्रशंसा योग्य है, उन्होंने सरल शब्दों को बेहद दिलचस्प रूप मेंContinue reading “Book review: Taare , banjaron ki chah me”

Book Review: This Boy is a Rainbow: The Storm by Sam Payne

.“why doesthe softest place on earththe heartendure the sharpest pain?” Painful yet Powerful. This boy is a rainbow: the storm, is a collection of poems about love and heartbreak. Sam here, opens up his heart in such a beautiful manner that each line will hit you hard. In fact it will make you feel theContinue reading “Book Review: This Boy is a Rainbow: The Storm by Sam Payne”