The Infatuations review

How fragile they are, these connections with people one knows only by sight.  [usr 3.5] Before I proceed to laud the genius of Javier Marias. I will take time to explain you the exact feeling am experiencing now that I am finally through it. It may not be in its wholeness…

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Review – The Edge of Desire

The Edge of Desire… A political thriller by Tuhin A. Sinha, with a woman protagonist, who plunges herself into the patriarchal driven politics of the nation, to avenge her rape by a local and powerful goon and his mates. Shruti Ranjan, the protagonist, evolves from the heart broken ‘IAS wife’…

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The House of Mirth review

As the pain that can be told is but half a pain, so the pity that questions has little healing in its touch. What Lily craved was the darkness made by enfolding arms, the silence which is not solitude, but compassion holding its breath. [usr 5] What was I doing…

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1Q84 review

1Q84 review Violence does not always take visible form, and not all wounds gush blood. [usr 4]   Haruki Murakami works have acquired a cult status and a huge fan following, but the man himself follows no one (just a peculiar piece of information acquired from a twitterati). Murakami is…

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s review

It’s better to look at the sky than live there. Such an empty place; so vague. Just a country where the thunder goes and things disappear. ~ Holly Golightly ,Breakfast at Tiffany’s   [usr 4] This piece by Truman Capote (immortalized by Audrey Hepburn later in the film by the…

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