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