Illogical comic entertainment - Karl, aaj aur Kal by Cyrus Broacha
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Illogical comic entertainment – Karl, aaj aur Kal

Only the celebrated TV anchor Cyrus Broacha (who proclaims that he refuses to grow up) knows how to convert his talent of ‘making-the-bizarre-look-humorous’ into an illogical, but seamlessly written humorous short novel. It is difficult to describe the narrative of Karl, aaj aur Kal. Some might even say that it …

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Life is an Open Book
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Life is an Open Book

The first time I was introduced to the word Autobiography was when I was in third grade and was asked to write a pen’s autobiography. I read essay books then and I loved reading this very genre. Today I’m no more a toddler and I still love reading books based …

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The Age of Reason
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The Age of Reason

After skeptically watching it lie in my rickety, little bookshelf, gathering dust for the last couple of months; I reluctantly picked up Sartre’s ‘The Age of Reason’ on a friend’s insistence. Reluctantly because I had known of Sartre’s fame and I know nothing about post-modernism, but the experience of reading …

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Perfect Blend of Mythology and History: The Krishna Key
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Perfect Blend of Mythology and History: The Krishna Key

In today’s times, where we hear elders saying all the time that we youngsters are away from our heritage more than ever before, The Krishna Key proves to be a game changer. ‘Krishna was the eighth Avatar of Vishnu – a manifestation of a form of energy that we shall …

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An Affair with The Bridgertons
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An Affair with The Bridgertons

Ah!!! Finally I’m writing about my greatest passion in life- Books. And not just any book. Today, I’m penning down a few words about a particular adored and often delighted in series of novels that will leave any fellow romance-lover sighing with a dreamy grin. Such is the charm of …

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Discerning Language through Orwell's 1984
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Discerning Language through Orwell’s 1984

I have often heard people who delve into non-fiction say that they are realists and that fiction is merely a zone for the escapists. The point is, fiction never divorces reality; it either builds on it or opposes it. In fact, it is what intensifies the insignificant truth to make …

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Archie and the Gang!
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Archie and the Gang!

Comic books as the name itself suggests are mainly produced to instill a sense of mirth and cheerfulness in the reader. Despite the name, comic books are not chiefly focussed on humor but encompass many other genres too. Comics help us forget the boring and drab dilemmas of our daily …

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Shakespeare: The Ultimate Master of Pen
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Shakespeare: The Ultimate Master of Pen

When words are incarnated they have to be penned down by the master of English Language, William Shakespeare. He was one of the classiest writers of his era and his works are still analysed by literature students. Shakespeare took poetry to a whole new zone of visualization. The reader of …

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8 GREATEST BOOKS EVER WRITTEN
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8 GREATEST BOOKS EVER WRITTEN

A good book remains with you long after you’ve put it down. Following is a compilation of books hailed as some of the greatest pieces of fiction by literary critics alike:- Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (1856): Gustave Flaubert’s debut novel, Madame Bovary explores the life of Emma Bovary, a …

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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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