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Here is a collection of reading material about various noted Authors. It includes some biographical information about those authors, collection of various interviews (including video interviews), speeches, and of course, reviews for the literary work done by them.

No Comebacks by Frederick Forsyth | Book Reviews

No Comebacks - Book by Fredrick Forsyth - cover page

No Comebacks is a collection of ten short stories by Frederic Forsyth. These stories, with themes of blackmail, betrayal and murder, were published individually over the years 1972-1979 and as a collection in 1982. All the stories portray the author’s characteristic affinity for portraying routine of professional lives in meticulous details and an attempt at a surprising twist at the ... 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 »

Being Poirot | Journey Of An Actor | Personal Views

Hercule Poirot - Illustration

Recently we had a chance to watch the 50 minute video called “Being Poirot”. For all the Agatha Christie fans, “Agatha Christie’s Poirot” has been a sheer delight. The series started on 8th January, 1989 and went on for thirteen seasons filmed over 25 years until it ended on 13 November 2013. The work boasts of adaptation of every single ... Read More »

Flappers and Philosophers by Francis Scott Fitzgerald | Book Review

Francis Scott Fitzgerald is widely known as the author of ‘The Great Gatsby’ (movie reviewed here), but his body of work consists of many other gems, especially his short stories. “Flappers and Philosophers” is the first collection of eight short stories written by him around 1920 and published in reputed periodicals of the time including “The Saturday Evening Post”. Fitzgerald’s ... Read More »

N or M by Agatha Christie | Book Reivew

N or M by Agatha Christie Book Cover

“What is your Christian Name? Answer N or M” – Book of Common Prayers First published in 1941, “N or M” was set in the contemporary backdrop of World War II and tells the story of espionage and invasion by Germany into Britain. Book Title : N or M Author : Agatha Christie Publisher : William Morrow Paperbacks (April 17, ... 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 »