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The Kite Runner


The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini isn’t only about the kites flying in the blue sky and falling down and being picked by the kids with fast skills. This is a novel which speaks volumes with the help of scenes that the author has created with his witty use of words and quality of the

Coolie (Mulk Raj Anand)


Indian novel writing has seen its early dawn in the times when the three founding pillars were indulged in the business. One of them, Mulk Raj Anand, was so keenly involved with the preoccupations of the people from the lower class of the society that he devoted most of his novels to their struggles, life

To Kill a Mockingbird


To Kill a Mockingbird was published in 1960. It was a success and it had meant to be so. However, let me be blunt about it that I don’t see any reason for this to be a ‘classic’! It is as usual as anything in that time could be and it addressed the issues which