Tag Archives: Book

The Castle

Mama says I have a wild imagination. Is that good? Maybe. But Mama always says it with an eye roll. She thinks I will make a damn good writer someday. I doubt that because I am awful at grammar Continue reading

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The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling)

Cuckoo’s calling is essentially a murder mystery. Lula Landry, a supermodel, falls to death from her penthouse window. Given Lula’s history of supposed drug problems, a fragile mental state and lack of solid proof her case is closed as ‘Suicide’. However, Lula’s distraught brother John Bristow doesn’t think so. He is obsessed with his belief that Lula was murdered and seeks the help of a private detective Cormoran Strike to find the killer. Continue reading

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A midnight rant – Lays, Philosophy and Bill Cosby

You see, I have a simple philosophy. When you buy Lays with 20% chips and 80% air for 20 rupees, you don’t have to think twice when you buy even the most tattered old book in the platform-side book shop for the same price. Continue reading

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When you lose yourself in a book…

The blog’s actually about Prison Book Programme which brings solace to prisoners through books. I was so moved by this particular post by a Prisoner about how some books changed his life. Continue reading

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A Treasure for twenty…

E-readers may provide innumerable facilities compared to a normal tattered old book but it is nothing compared to the satisfaction of holding a book filled with ink-and-paper, taking you back to memories that stay for eternity in your mind. Continue reading

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To Kill a MockingBird

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view – until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Close

These are actually the closing lines of the Harry Potter series (from the seventh novel “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” ) in the very last page 607. Every Harry Potter fan would remember these words “All was well”, for these words brought a kind of closure to the entire series. Continue reading

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