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A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute | Book Review

A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute | Book Cover

All readers are asked at one point in time or another why they read? Answers vary from reader to reader but I think all readers find that the books serve as an easiest medium that will take you away from one life and let you into another world in no time. There is a reason why some books survive for ... Read More »

Darkwhispers by Vashti Hardy | Book Review

Darkwhispers by Vashti Hardy | Book Cover

Children’s books are all time favourite genre for us here at Thikerviews. Writing imaginative stories for young minds that also provide edutainment is a tricky treat to make and we are always exploring for new authors and adventures in this arena. Recently, we came across the Brightstorm series by author Vashti Hardy that features young twins who live in a ... Read More »

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

Anandmath - Book Cover

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 »