Title: Half Of A Yellow Sun
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆
A sense of melancholy permeated within me while I was comfortably reading on a Sunday morning, marveling at Adichie’s recollection of the struggles of a forgotten time. Set against the backdrop of Nigeria-Biafra war of 1967-70, I felt a constant emotional pull as the story unfolded. It is an account of thousands of innocent, impoverished and terror-stricken people caught up between the ethnic disputes; people whose voices are unheard.
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Title: Animal Farm
Author: Goerge Orwell
Rating: 4.5/5 ★★★★½
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. – Goerge Orwell
There are times when you pick up a book with an objective of a light read something which soothes your mind in the midst of a tiring day. Animal Farm is one such book. Glancing at the cover with animals all over it, I anticipated this text to be about animal welfare. Little did I know, that the world which is brilliantly articulated by Orwell had a deeper and profound meaning.
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To read it, was to realize that magic really exists. Far away from the crowd, in solitude, yet surrounded by many To read it, was to realize that magic is within the pages Flutter through them to travel the world. To read it, was to realize that magic is between the lines Soaring high, fearless with the wings of imagination To read it, was to … Continue reading The Magic Of Books