Tag: Book review

Quiet : The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking 5 (1)

Have you ever wondered why you struggle with being in a group? Do you constantly feel overlooked and undervalued? Have you ever felt like it is wrong to be introverted? Then look no further, because the book I’m going to talk about today is a one stop solution for you.

Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman 3 (1)

“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 journey of his transformation into the compassionate and generous man he once used to be. 

Book Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn 0 (0)

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. The last pages are chilling. 

Book Review: Demian by Hermann Hesse 4.6 (11)

Emil Sinclair initially describes himself as a well-rounded, distinguished young boy. He constantly mentions the two worlds he believes in- the world of light, and the ‘evil world’. He makes sure to stress and enunciate upon the fact that he strictly belongs to the world of light, but is however fairly curious about the evil world he so greatly fears. 

Book Review: Sapiens: A Brief History Of Humankind 5 (1)

Astounding. Insightful. Page-turner. That’s how I’d describe this book. The nearly-500-page book ‘Sapiens’ written by Yuval Noah Harrari, a historian and professor, is a comprehensive package of extremely interesting observations and appalling facts about who human beings are, how they came to be what they are today and what their future might have in store […]