Bet you can't put this one down!
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Bet you can’t put this one down!

Reading is an escape. It’s as simple as I could put it. Reading helps us escape into a world where there are no worries and everything is all right. There are no tears, no sorrows, every villain die in the end, the prince gets her princess and they live happily …

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The Peacock's Cry (Lover, I die)
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The Peacock’s Cry (Lover, I die)

A death, a prophecy, a loveless life, a busy husband, an overprotective childhood, the merciless heat and finally, the moon; all these words lead towards the troubled life of a young, beautiful and romantic girl, named Maya. The protagonist of the book, Cry, the Peacock is an over pampered child of her …

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Reading!! an effective Stress Buster

WE belong to a generation that tweets, posts and comments. We are always busy and occupied with something very important that can’t be explained if asked. So, who cares to stay fixed at a place and go through a plethora of pages when infotainment is just a click away? Well, …

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A Tale of Destiny-My review
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A Tale of Destiny-My review

The story starts like this, Noyona wakes up from her bed with a startle and with a staring look at the photo which is hung on the wall so majestically, tear drops roll over her cheek. The past engulfed her.  NOYONA: She started her journey to Delhi, towards her bright future. She …

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The Magician of Malgudi
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The Magician of Malgudi

The colonial invasion of India and the subsequent subjugation of the locals is talked and written about everywhere. But while on one hand, the onset of the English on Indian shores may have spelt doom for the Indians who had to live as a second citizen in their own country, …

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Shantaram: A must read
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Shantaram: A must read

This novel by Gregory David Roberts is the story of a foreigner, an escapee from a high security prison who makes a fresh beginning in India. Considered to be loosely autobiographical, the novel traces his life in India. Firstly the one thing that stands out is the author’s lyrical quality …

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Novel Thoughts
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Novel Thoughts

Novel? well, if the first thought that comes to our mind is that of it being just another piece of work by an author, we need to take some time out to delve a little deeper into this “just another piece of work”, then we realize that the writer intends …

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CINEMATIC ADAPTATION FROM NOVEL TO FILMS
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CINEMATIC ADAPTATION FROM NOVEL TO FILMS

If novel is a poem, then film is a visual brevity ~ Michael Hastings, screenwriter~   Film makers have made good business by turning a novel into their motion picture. This trend is not new and its roots can be traced back to 1953 with the making of the major Shakespeare play Julius …

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Into the wild
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Into the wild

It is not always that a book makes you stop and think about everything in your life, it takes a truly great book to induce that change in your life. Every bookworm has that one book that stays close to their heart forever, Into the wild by Jon Krakauer was …

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India The Future is Now
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India: The Future is Now ?

While browsing through a library or a bookstore one is sure to bump into a stack of books with the title INDIA and the variety, that such collections offer, is quite astounding. You almost get the country in the book shelf. Such voluminous collections drives home the fact that almost …

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