Book Reviews

The Pictograph

50 stories, 50 real-life occurrences, mirroring human behaviour in various shades. This book depicts experiences by Sudha Murthy, chairperson of Infosys Foundation. This book exhibits phases of humankind that are brilliantly portrayed and some way or another doesn’t neglect the impact it made on the writer. 

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The Human That Never Was

We’ve all been late to work or college sometime or the other in our lives. The frantic frenzy that follows, from getting off the bed to dressing up, tripping over yourself to stuffing whatever there is for breakfast and rushing out the door. But imagine finding your body transformed into something you do not recognise….

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Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

“People said Ove saw the world in black and white. But she was the colour, all the colour he had.”

Set in Sweden, A Man Called Ove is a moving story of a 59-year-old man who has recently been forced to quit his job. Various events in his life leave him embittered. The book follows the…

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Book Review: Against All Odds by Danielle Steel

This book leads you to an inspiring journey of a single mother, Kate Madison and her adult children. Kate is a widow who lost her partner at a young age and solely raised her kids. She runs a business reselling and redesigning luxurious clothes. A mother of four, she wishes to protect her children and…

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Book Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl is one of my favourite novels, a sensational storyline that operates on multiple levels in many ways. It is a crime novel: an absorbing, ingenious thriller that you can’t stop reading until all the truth comes to the surface. One of the most unusual thrillers whose revelations enhance, rather than dissipate, the suspense….

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Book Review: Norwegian Wood

Haruki Murakami, a Japanese writer, is one of the most critically-acclaimed authors of his time, who has numerous accolades to his name- the World Fantasy Award, the Franz Kafka Award and the Jerusalem Prize to name just a few. He deals mostly in the genres of surrealism and young romance. 

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