'Oh! Not another book on the revenge saga' I muttered to myself as I began reading the book, Ponytail The Love For Revenge. Pradip Chauhan proved me wrong by writing not just another tale of revenge. In fact, the protagonist in the novel, Prabuddh becomes an anti hero, you discover as you read on. Basically,… Continue reading The Ponytailed Anti Hero- A Book Review
“I can feel the smooth fabric of the garrote around my neck. I grasp both ends and gently pull. Oh, yes….I can feel the compression. A little more pressure and I’m gasping for breath. I’m about to black out as I release the garrote and allow myself to breathe once again, allowing myself back from… Continue reading Reviewing the world of ‘PRIVATE INDIA’ by Ashwin Sanghi and James Patterson!
Book Title: My Journey – Transforming Dreams into Actions Author: A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Publication: Rupa Publications Genre: Non Fiction/Autobiography Pages: 147 Price: 195 I can hear my father tell me, '‘I know you have to go away to grow. Does the seagull not fly across the sun, alone and without a nest? You must forego… Continue reading A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s My Journey: A Humble Review
THIS IS ONE HELL OF A READING ACTIVITY, DEFINITELY A MUST: FOR ALL THOSE WANTING TO READ BUT PROCRASTINATING. FOR ALL THOSE ALREADY HEADLONG INTO READING AND REVIEWING. FOR ALL THOSE WHO LOVE TO EXPAND THEIR IMAGINATION. FOR ALL THOSE WHO LOVE A READING CHALLENGE. I know I am rather late into this kind of… Continue reading Indian Quills Reading Challenge 2013
“I stood in the centre of the first railway track and looked in both directions. Being alone on the tracks gave me a complete sense of freedom. I never thought that the merciless Mumbai railways could in any part make me feel that way. These were the same tracks that had disturbed my sleep over the years. And now, they brought me such calmness.”
“How does a failed debut – whether a first movie or a first album or a first book feel? Believe me, it is as traumatic a feeling as when your first –born is consigned to the incubator and brought out only to be taken to a final resting place.” “Well-wishers often laud our attempts just to keep us in good humour. This harms rather than helps us in our quest for success.” “….here’s not much difference between a fiction novel and underwear, in terms of market price….Isn’t a fiction book about the same retail price as a pair of briefs or banian?”
“Hmn…it’s a shame on us, how come an Indian boy loves a Chinese girl?” “Yes, I saw. Insult to the Chinese community.” So, will two countries who have yet to resolve their differences even after so many years permit their citizens to convert their dreams of love into a reality? Will they allow two lovers to get together in a world where love sees no boundaries, no conflicts?