Translated from the Urdu, "Aangan" by Daisy Rockwell. Khadija Mastur was known as the Bronte sister of Urdu literature. I can see why. This book is a literary masterpiece. Read on to hear my thoughts about it. This novel is set in the 1940's in the background of Indian independence and with the partition looming … Continue reading The women’s courtyard by Khadija Mastur review
Month: September 2018
Are we all lemmings and snowflakes? by Holly Bourne review
#kindnessiscontagious Holly Bourne has become one of my favourite authors now. She is known for her mental health and feminist talks. This was my first book by her and I absolutely loved it. Read on to hear my thoughts about it. This book primarily speaks about teenagers and mental health and how kindness is contagious. … Continue reading Are we all lemmings and snowflakes? by Holly Bourne review
Vox by Christina Dalcher review
I've often wondered about that, how kids turn into monsters, how the they can learn killing is right and oppression is just, how in one single generation the world can change on its Axis into a place that is unrecognisable. Dystopia is a genre out of my comfort zone. I get very disturbed while reading … Continue reading Vox by Christina Dalcher review
The moving shadow review Electrifying Bengali pulp fiction.
This book is pure magic!! I had never enjoyed reading crime and horror stories this much. This book is easily one of my favourite reads of 2018. It's an anthology of crime and horror stories written by prolific writers like Satyajit Ray, Premendra Mitra, Muhammad Zafar Iqbal and Gobindolal Bandopadhyay to name a few. The … Continue reading The moving shadow review Electrifying Bengali pulp fiction.