The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa ★★★★★

Cats & Japanese literature. A treat to all the feline lovers.  Imagine you went into a grocery store and brought home a packet of a new flavour of instant noodles not like your usual taste. You decide to cook them one particular morning. From the look of it seems like a usual dish, but the smell really draws you in. One by one, slowly and … Continue reading The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa ★★★★★

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman: A tale of loss, a tale of life ★★★★★

Ove is a 59 year old man who is disappointed about everything around him. He has taken upon himself to make sure everybody sticks to the rules because if he doesn’t monitor the situations around him everyday like a hawk then things would awkwardly go wrong. He had been the same cranky, principled, uncompromising person who is pretty much devoid of emotions until he met … Continue reading A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman: A tale of loss, a tale of life ★★★★★

Kafka On The Shore by Haruki Murakami ★★★★★

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 by Haruki Murakami ★★★★★

Animal Farm by George 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 … Continue reading Animal Farm by George Orwell ★★★★★