Tell Tale – Jeffrey Archer

At the release of  ‘Only time will Tell’ in 2013 in Bangalore, while everyone else was bursting with questions about the Clifton Chronicles, the only one that I was worried about was whether the author  would pen another short story collection in the middle of the series or finish the entire set before setting his mind to it. When he increased the number of the … Continue reading Tell Tale – Jeffrey Archer

The Language of Thorns (Midnight tales and dangerous magic) – Leigh Bardugo

Getting your hands on a beautifully illustrated book is becoming more and more difficult nowadays. Besides the much-publicized Harry Potter illustrated series, there are hardly any illustrated books that receive their due share of attention. I have not read any of the books in the now famous Six of Crows series by Leigh Bardugo and it was by the sheerest chance that I came across … Continue reading The Language of Thorns (Midnight tales and dangerous magic) – Leigh Bardugo

Jeeves and the Yule-tide Spirit and other stories – P.G. Wodehouse

This book was sent to me by Penguin Random House India in exchange of an honest review The moment I set eyes on this book, the first thought to cross my mind was ‘Collector’s item’. This beautiful hardcover offering from Random House would make a perfect gift, especially as a Christmas present, what with snowflakes on the cover design and the more obvious reference to … Continue reading Jeeves and the Yule-tide Spirit and other stories – P.G. Wodehouse

Bombay Stories – Saadat Hasan Manto

This book was sent to me by Penguin Random House India in exchange of an honest review Saadat Hasan Manto was a short story and script writer as well as a novelist and a journalist. He is best known for his short stories, including the famous ‘Toba Tek Singh’. He spent many years in Bombay before he migrated to Lahore after partition, and most of … Continue reading Bombay Stories – Saadat Hasan Manto

Boats on Land – Janice Pariat

This book was sent  to me courtesy of Random House India for review purposes I am a girl from the hills. It’s the thing that defines me. I know I say it often and that I am an ‘awful repeater’ but it’s as if I can’t stop myself from proclaiming again and again that I belong somewhere in the mountains. The plains don’t suit me as well. And … Continue reading Boats on Land – Janice Pariat