The Spooks’s Revenge – Joseph Delaney

This book was provided to me courtesy of Random House India for review purposes. As always, lets discuss covers first. If I saw this cover in a ┬ástore, I would never buy the book, but I am sure my brother would. However, if it were the original diary -like covers, I would have swooped down on them in no time. The book also contained some really nice black and white illustrations at the beginning of every chapter, adding another whimsical touch to the reading. I am not sure about the correct way to classify this book. Would it be plain … Continue reading The Spooks’s Revenge – Joseph Delaney

Stay Where you are and Then Leave – John Boyne

This book was provided to me courtesy of Random House India for review purposes. John Boyne is the author of the much acclaimed ‘The boy in the Striped Pajamas’, which was made into a movie a few years ago. I haven’t read that book, but I saw the movie and cried buckets over the story of a young, lonely boy and the cards that fate deals him. However, reading this book reminded me of ‘The curious case of the dog in the night time’, with the same simplicity of writing and the feeling of floating around great and momentous happenings … Continue reading Stay Where you are and Then Leave – John Boyne