A Journey through Inferno
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A Journey through Inferno

Being a Dan Brown worshipper that I am, I placed an order for his book “Inferno” right on the day of release, that is on the 14th of May, 2013. I couldn’t wait for the book to reach my abode; all I did during my waiting period was thinking how awesome …

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five point and below
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five point and below

Let me give you a quick review of undergrad education system in India. Half of the population in India opt for engineering as their stream in under-graduation , the remaining being in chaos of medicine and few others who try to go beyond the horizon are considered outcasts and aren’t …

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The Scorpio Races
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The Scorpio Races

It’s the surf in your face, the deadly magic of November on your skin, the Scorpio drums in the place of your heartbeat. Maggie Steifvater is known for the Raven Cycle and the Shiver trilogy, and The Scorpio Races is also in the same genre: an amalgamation of fantasy and …

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WONDERS
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WONDERS

Whenever I read an amazing book, one thing that always crosses my mind is its sheer brilliance. The fact that the author could come up with such an exceptional story always leaves me perplexed, in a good way! I always feel that the surge of emotions is best expressed through …

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Reading for beginners
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Reading for beginners

Psst! All you people who have just grabbed that amazing novel to begin reading. Are you reading the novel your geeky friends absolutely loved? The one they brag about on Facebook and occasionally quote some characters from it on Twitter? Is that the same book you saw was rated 4.5/5 …

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Edgar Allan Poe: As mysterious as the Raven
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Edgar Allan Poe: As mysterious as the Raven

Edgar Allan Poe “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity” “All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.” Edgar Allan Poe emerged as a writer in the 1820s , during which the major influences came from Europe, especially, Britain and Germany. In that …

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Upendrakishore Roy Chowdhury- the peddler of our dreams
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Upendrakishore Roy Chowdhury- the peddler of our dreams

I grew up reading ‘Tuntunir Boi’, ‘Chotoder Ramayan’, ‘Chotoder Mahabharat’ and ‘Sekaler Kotha’ among a few dozen other books. It was right then that I developed the irrevocable love for reading and a knack for writing. Well, I do have a lot to thank the remarkably gifted popular Bengali litterateur …

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Young Turks -Bookreview
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Young Turks -Bookreview

Book Review: Young Turks Author: Krishan Partap Singh This story is about 3 friends- Azim Khan, Karan Nehru and Raj Mehra; three people differing in just about everything to do with life, everything! And yet, somehow, they become friends – a friendship which turns out to be a defining one …

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alchemist
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alchemist

“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” Paulo Coelho, the Alchemist   With quotes such as the above no wonder, the book left the readers awestruck. It considers the entire world …

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Me being a bibliophile

Why do I love reading books so much? Why am I not into circuits and networks which is my ambition? Why a bibliophile?   Once I loved fairy tales. I was a lot into them and one day when someone asked ‘Why do you love them so much?’ I had …

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