Going Solo-Roald Dahl

This book is one I have been wanting to read for years, however the age group was never appropriate for me. So on finally being allowed to read this book, I read ferociously and as usual with Roald Dahl I wasn't disappointed. I love his autobiography! I love his witty writing style and adore his … Continue reading Going Solo-Roald Dahl

A Prayer Owen Meany- John Irving

This is one of the oddest books I have read. Some bits of the plot and the main character are a bit strange but the overall story is still extremely gripping and thought-provoking. Interestingly the story starts with the ending. You already know WHAT has happened but then you spend the next 600 pages discovering … Continue reading A Prayer Owen Meany- John Irving

Tess of the d’Urbervilles- Thomas Hardy

I have a vague feeling that a couple of decades ago, I have read or atleast attempted to read 'Far from the madding crowd' by Thomas Hardy. But considering I barely remember anything about it, Tess of the d'Urbervilles is my first proper introduction to Thomas Hardy's work. The novel is a tragic coming of … Continue reading Tess of the d’Urbervilles- Thomas Hardy

History of Wolves – Emily Fridlund

I spent two winters in Michigan. It was cold; I felt it all the more coming straight from the tropical heat of Mumbai. All my previous experiences of snow were those of tourists: artificial, designed to thrill and time-bound. Michigan was my first experience of a snow-bound way of living. I know many who really … Continue reading History of Wolves – Emily Fridlund