Kafka On The Shore: Magical Realism ★★★★★

Kafka Tamura, a fifteen-year-old abandons his home to embark upon a journey in the quest of something, something which makes him feel free, something which gives him a profound comprehension of himself, something which absolves him of the devastating prophecy and something which gives meaning to his otherwise meaningless life. Nakata is an old man who has lost the ability to read or write but … Continue reading Kafka On The Shore: Magical Realism ★★★★★

Book Tag: My Name In TBR Books

Greetings to one and all! It’s time for another Book Tag. If you have been following my previous posts you would know that I have recently started doing book tags on the blog as well. I came across Rachael @ Beach Bookworm doing the My Name In TBR Books tag and her choice of books intrigued me to give it a shot. Rachael has given me major blogging goals. So, … Continue reading Book Tag: My Name In TBR Books

Top 5 Tuesday: Cozy Winter Reads

Unbelievable, isn’t it? The first Tuesday has arrived causing December to pass very swiftly. I have been already getting Winter and Christmas vibes with decorations and presents all around me. Coming from the Northern part of India, I have to admit that the winters are becoming cold. On chilly nights, I curl up inside a fuzzy blanket with my favorite reads and some hot chocolate giving … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday: Cozy Winter Reads

Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Title: Murder on the Orient Express Author: Agatha Christie Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ This is going to be a short and spoiler-free review aiming to tempt those who haven’t been able to catch up on this book. This was a book which was not initially on my TBR list for November but was carefully bounced up because of the movie adaptation being released this month. And, I … Continue reading Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Review: Things Fall Apart

Title: Things Fall Apart Author: Chinua Achebe Rating: 3/5 ★★★☆☆ Set against the backdrop of colonial times, this book is written with a political agenda of showcasing that impact of modernism on the lives of Nigerian communities. This story permeated within me a sense of empathy towards the lost and forgotten cultures who fell victim to the impending reformation. I dealt with a sense of epiphany … Continue reading Review: Things Fall Apart

Review: Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Title: Chronicle of a Death Foretold Author: Gabriel García Márquez Rating: 3.5/5 ★★★½ A sense of amazement struck me when within a few pages Santiago Nasar was murdered by the Vicario brothers who were seeking vengeance for the honor of their sister. Quite opposed to a murder fiction where the murderer is to be identified throughout the book, this story was about the subjective interpolation of … Continue reading Review: Chronicle of a Death Foretold