Pachinko by Min Jin Lee: A great epic ★★★★

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee: A great epic ★★★★

The story starts with a seventeen-year-old girl Sunja, who was smitten by Koh Hansu, a young dynamic, Korean from Jeju island. But, he was already married and had three daughters in Osaka. Madly in love and unknown to the truth, Sunja became pregnant. Koh Hansu offered her to be his mistress as he couldn't marry [...]

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

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

“You only need one ray of light to chase all the shadows away.” - Fredrik BackmanTweet 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 [...]

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata: ★★★.5

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata: ★★★.5

A convenience store is a retail store generally opened for long hours containing grocery and household supplies. Keiko Furukura is a 36-year-old working in Hiromachi Station Smile Mart. She is indifferent and sometimes behaves oddly in the presence of humans. She likes being a convenience store woman. She has been working at this dead-end job [...]

Normal People by Sally Rooney: An unusual love theme ★★★

Normal People by Sally Rooney: An unusual love theme ★★★

“All these years, they’ve been like two little plants sharing the same plot of soil, growing around one another, contorting to make room, taking certain unlikely positions.” - Sally RooneyTweet The entire narrative is about its characters and their progression over the years.It is an unlikely love story which can tear you apart but can [...]