Rafflesia – The Banished Princess

For one of those fewest times, a fairy has descended in the chapters of an Indian fiction… a fairy tale featuring Indian mountain world, Indian hero and Indian ambitions has recently been launched. Gautam Choudhury has come out with his novel titled Rafflesia – The Banished Princess which promises amazing entertainment and fun to the

The Protectors of Aesner

Seldom a book of the present day catches your attention for its vivid qualities other than being spicy and sensual. However, those which are not any of the above stated, are rare and obviously good. Recently, I got to read a novel by Srinath S, an author from Chennai who has entered into the field

Sons and Lovers

Compared to all others of the early twentieth century, ‘Sons and Lovers’ stands apart – it doesn’t necessarily have the class as it talks about the common people’s common problems and common weakness – love, passion, sex and life. D. H. Lawrence, we all know, was a kind of extension of Sigmund Freud and he

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

1984 Novel

I have always preferred to read classics first and then only try my hands at the contemporary ones. However, rules (even the golden ones) are to be broken. I could not resist and kept reading between the timelines – some new and some old. I have heard much about 1984 (Nineteen eighty-four) by George Orwell

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