Book Review | Rebecca

Title: Rebecca Author: Daphne Du Maurier “I am glad it cannot happen twice, the fever of first love. For it is a fever, and a burden, too, whatever the poets may say.” “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” The book opens up with this line where the protagonist, the second Mrs. De…

Book Review | The Palace of Illusions

Title: The Palace of Illusions Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni “There was an unexpected freedom in finding out that one wasn’t as important as one had always assumed!” Having read The Shiva Trilogy and Sita – Warrior of Mithila from The Ram Chandra Series by Amish, I found myself thoroughly enjoying the tales of Indian mythological…

Classic Quotes | World Book Day

On World Book Day, let’s revisit all our favourite pieces of written work and reminisce that book, that story, that character that made us fall in love with reading. I have always enjoyed a classical novel as it takes me back to the times when things that are ordinary in present, were back then not…

Lockdown Reading List

With world pandemic confining us indoors one of the many things that’s keeping me sane during this lockdown is reading a good number of books. I found myself no longer able to make the excuse of not having the time. It’s the 30th day of Lockdown in India and for the past month every evening,…

Book Review | A Place for Us

Book: A Place for Us Author: Fatima Farheen Mirza The title of the book is interesting as it roughly translates into the fundamental human desire for connection. Doesn’t matter who you are, everyone wants to feel like they belong. “..and perhaps there would be nothing more shameful… But this is his life. This is exactly…