My favourite Classics #TheBookBlogTrain

Books are uniquely portable magic said Stephen King and I am sure every booklover will agree..because dont books have the power to magically import us to anywhere in the world as you flip through its pages? Even time travel...to times long lost in history. But of the hundreds books that we read in our lifetime.... …

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World’s Greatest Detectives!

Who doesn’t love good detective fiction? Let’s start with a murder, mostly of a seemingly non-entity, in the most mysterious way…in fact better still keep throwing in a couple of more murders here and there. Then enters our detective, with his eccentricities and pet peeves…with an eye for detail and a nose for foul play. …

Christie-ing a detective!

My school was a quaint little convent in the middle of a busy city. Being a bookworm, my favourite place in the school was the library. The library wasn’t too big, just three walls full of books, rather small I’d say. My favourite shelfs however were the ones in the extreme left corner which had …

X-Men and their tribe

This post really is dedicated to my husband. This is my attempt to get him to read at least one real novel. Oh no, not that he does not love reading, he is a voracious reader but I just cannot inspire him enough to read anything beyond Luis L'amour, Graphic Novels and Comics [He was …

Vagabond – He who is free!

Have you read the Vagabond by R. L Stevenson? Most likely you have. After all R. L Stevenson has been a huge part of all our childhoods, Treasure Island, Kidnapped! Vagabond always however makes me wonder, if it is truly possible to be so detached. Not only does Stevenson reject worldly comforts ‘Wealth I seek …

Renaissance, Shakespeare and Teacher Shukla

The Renaissance is an important phase in European Art and Literature as it led to a renewed interest in the Arts. The period marks some of the greatest creations in Art by legends such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and some eminent architects. This cultural movement which started in Italy, in the period of 14th …

Quill and Canvas

If you are a book lover, I am sure a book store will definitely be in your list of favourite hangouts. I, for one, absolutely love being in a book store. None of my outings are ever complete without a visit to a bookstore. Even for long holidays, I somehow always find my way to …