The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte ★★★.5

The book started with a letter by Gilbert Markham describing a mysterious widow with a young boy named Arthur, of no known acquaintance or lineage who moved to a nearby dilapidated mansion, Wildfell Hall. The lady is called Mrs. Graham who liked to stay aloof and didn’t savor the company of her neighbors. Her son remained indoors mostly in her vicinity. Who was this woman? … Continue reading The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte ★★★.5

To Kill A Mockingbird: Must-Read ★★★★

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” We must have heard about To Kill a Mockingbird at some point in our lives. For some, this is an all-time high school favourite. And for others like me who got into reading this book much later in … Continue reading To Kill A Mockingbird: Must-Read ★★★★

Review: Sultana’s Dream and Padmarag

Title: Sultana’s Dream and Padmarag Author: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain Rating: 3.5/5 ★★★½ Sultana’s Dream and Padmarag is one of the rare bold texts written by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain which experiments with the existing and prevalent gender binary in our society. Hossain was a Bengali writer, social activist, educationist and advocate of female rights. Each year, in Bangladesh December 9th, is known as Rokeya Day to … Continue reading Review: Sultana’s Dream and Padmarag

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 ★★★★★