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The Book of Dust Trilogy by Philip Pullman – La Belle Sauvage | Book Review

We have written before about Philip Pullman’s most popular work, the ‘His Dark Materials‘ trilogy. The majestically vast canvas of the worlds and peoples described in “The Northern Lights“, “The Subtle Knife” and “The Amber Spyglass” along with its central idea of questioning the concept of human consciousness, spirituality and the role of religions left many characters and questions in ... Read More »

Lyra’s Oxford by Philip Pullman | Book Review

Oxford, where the real and the unreal jostle in the streets; where the North Parade is in the south and South Parade is in the north, where Paradise is lost under a pumping station; where the river mists have a solvent and vivifying effect on the stone of the ancient buildings, so that the gargoyles of Magdalen College climb down ... Read More »

Anandmath | Classic Book | Personal Reviews

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Late Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay or Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (26 June 1838–8 April 1894) celebrates a special place in the hearts of all Indian people. Though he wrote many books and other stuffs, he was, is and will be remembered best for his magnum opus Anandmath. Anandmath is not only a book, but the container of the National song of India ... Read More »

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie|Book Review

“The Mysterious Affair at Styles”, written in 1916 and published in 1921, is the first work by Agatha Christie. Yes, the literary journey of one of the most accomplished writers of crime thrillers and murder mysteries started from here. Related reading for you: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie | Book Review The Big Four by Agatha Christie ... Read More »

The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie | Book Review

The idea of a dead body in the library was a typical of a detective story in the early twentieth century and Ms Christie presents it here as a “Variation on a well-known theme”. In the most conservative library of Colonel Bantry, a dead body of a young girl is found and to cook-up the mystery she has created a ... Read More »

The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie| Book Review

“The Murder at the Vicarage” by Agatha Christie was first published in October, 1930. This is the first full-length adventure featuring Miss Jane Marple, the endearing old village woman with a knack for finding the truth about people by comparisons. Related reading for you: The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie | Book Review The Mysterious Affair at Styles ... Read More »