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Origin by Dan Brown | Book Review

Origin - a book by - Dan Brown - Cover Page

As we have written before on this blog, mankind has been trying to resolve the mysteries of its own existence for thousands of years. We have been continuously looking for the guiding intelligence or divine force or the ruling conscience that drives this universe. We are desperate to know whether our life has a meaning or is it just a ... Read More »

Q & A by Vikas Swarup | Book Review

Vikas Swarup’s debut novel “Q & A” does not need any introduction thanks to the historical success of “Slumdog Millionaire” that made it a household name. The central thought of “Q & A” can be summarized as: A human life is a journey where knowledge comes from unforeseen and unwarranted places. But, this knowledge is the power that someday may ... Read More »

The Kill List by Frederick Forsyth | Book Review

The Kill List - by Frederick Forsyth - Book Cover

Ever since his rise to fame with The Day of the Jackal (Published in 1971), Frederick Forsyth has created a niche and fan following. The theme of his stories has travelled through post world war era – to cold war – to troubled Middle East and now international terrorism. Published in 2013 by Random House, The Kill List is latest ... Read More »

The Casual Vacancy by J K Rowling | Book Review

When she was struggling to find a publisher for the first Harry Potter book, J K Rowling would not have imagined that once published, this will become an all time bestseller and lead to her writing a series of seven books and a paraphernalia of smaller books that belong to the same magical world including “Quidditch through ages”, “Stories of ... Read More »

Crooked House by Agatha Christie | Book Review

The Crooked House First Edition Cover 1949

Crooked House by Agatha Christie was first published in 1949. Reading this book is like travelling along a rapid current, swift and sure in itself but unpredictable and rocky for the rider. You can see that the writer enjoyed creating this set of characters, simple and yet crooked in some way, like most of us. And yes, her customary nursery ... Read More »

The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant – Deciphered

The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant is a series of ten books written by Stephen R. Donaldson, comprising of two trilogies and a tetralogy. Title Year The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever Lord Foul’s Bane 1977 The Illearth War 1978 The Power that Preserves 1979 The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant The Wounded Land 1980 The One Tree 1982 White ... Read More »