Category Archives: Books

The Kite Runner

Devastating.

Heart-breaking.

Unforgettable.

These are a few praises for the book printed on its cover. I don’t what to say myself. I want to say all this and even more, I guess. This book had been lying on my bookshelf for quite a while now and I regret not opening it before. I tried once but left because of a ridiculously busy study schedule for a high school student. I had no other choice. You have to study a lot if you’re an average student and want to make it into any professional college in India.

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The Afghan

What a ride!

Frederick Forsyth is a master story teller and The Afghan is a strong example of that.

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Off the Shelf: To Sir, With Love

My bookshelf is very limited as of now. That is partly because I had to stop reading in my later school years to make time for the extra amount of studies. Because if you don’t, you simply won’t get a good college. And mind you, that in India with a billion plus population, competition gets really tough. And so now I’m in college and my bookshelf is full of to be reads.

To Sir, With LoveBut among the ones I read, one novel definitely worth a reread. To Sir, With Love by  E.R. Braithwaite.

I simply fell in love with the book. The story of a black man who struggles with a Continue reading Off the Shelf: To Sir, With Love