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The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga | Art of the First Chapter

I just read the book the white Tiger by Aravind Adiga.

The book won the Man Booker Prize in 2008. It also was the nominee for John Llewellyn Rhys Prize Nominee (2008), and PEN/Robert W. 1,252 more words

Opinion On The Book

His Bloody Project (2016) by Graeme Macrae Burnet

I’ve probably mentioned a hundred times before that I’m a sucker for an unusual narrative style and particularly for stories told in letter or diary format. 631 more words

Final Thoughts/reviews

Quote of the Day

People have a hard enough time choosing just one novel as their favourite piece of fiction, let alone a single passage from all the books they’ve read as the most beautiful or powerful string of words they’ve ever come across. 271 more words

152. Books Bought & Read, January 2017...

I know last blog I promised you a review of 2016, but as the legendary Douglas Adams famously said: “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by… 821 more words


Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Karen

Every time I re-read Persuasion, I take something new away.  This time I am far more focused on Lady Russell than I ever have been before.   213 more words

Modern Persuasion

‘His Bloody Project’ by Graeme Macrae Burnet

There’s no disputing 17 year old Roderick Macrae violently and bloodily murdered three members of the MacKenzie family in the remote Scottish farming community of Culduie in 1869. 528 more words


Book Review : Half-Blood Blues

Intro : This is the third of the unofficial series of Booker Nominee Reviews that I have been doing. Continuing from The Sense of An Ending ( 1,019 more words