MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA

AUTHOR – ARTHUR GOLDEN PUBLISHED IN – 1997 PAGES – 428 SPOILERS AHEAD. This book has been on my list since forever and yet it took me forever to complete this. I have mixed feelings about it. The author built up a beautiful climax but then it became pretty mundane to me. The story follows […]

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MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

AUTHOR – AGATHA CHRISTIE PUBLISHED IN – 1934 PAGES – 240 SPOILERS AHEAD. I have never been a fan of Agatha Christie’s books and I only read this because it would be rude of me to leave out one of her famous books just because I don’t fancy her work. Alas, I am still disappointed. […]

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ONE PART WOMAN

AUTHOR – PERUMAL MURUGAN PUBLISHED IN – 2010 PAGES – 240 SPOILERS AHEAD. Having previously read two of the author’s books, I was excited to read this one, especially because this has been probably his most popular work till date. To be honest I was not expecting such a theme. The plot is basically that […]

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THE TRAVELLING CAT CHRONICLES

AUTHOR – HIRO ARIKAWA PUBLISHED IN – 2012 PAGES – 247 SPOILERS AHEAD. I didn’t exactly dislike the book. I didn’t like it either. It was somewhere in the middle. Having read a good many number of books, I now know what I like and what I don’t. Somehow that feels like a huge achievement […]

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THE SONG OF ACHILLES

AUTHOR – MADELINE MILLER PUBLISHED IN – 2011 PAGES – 416 SPOILERS AHEAD. This book was a masterpiece. I can’t remember the last time that I stayed up reading all night. It might just be the saddest romance that I have read this year. Words will fail me and I still won’t be able to […]

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FIRST PERSON SINGULAR

AUTHOR – HARUKI MURAKAMI PUBLISHED IN – 2021 PAGES – 352 SPOILERS AHEAD. I will try to give an honest review and not be influenced by my very unstable mind right now. I have been a huge fan of Murakami’s books but this one didn’t sit right with me. The book has eight short stories […]

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THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END

AUTHOR – ADAM SILVERA PUBLISHED IN – 2017 PAGES – 384 SPOILERS AHEAD. This book is certainly not big on spoilers since it gives away the spoiler with the title of the book. Yep. They both die at the end. That said, I hated this book so much so that I wonder how it even […]

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CONVENIENCE STORE WOMAN

AUTHOR – SAYAKA MURATA PUBLISHED IN – 2016 PAGES – 176 SPOILERS AHEAD. I chanced upon this book over a month ago and ever since then I was pretty excited to read it. I had even read a few book reviews regarding it and it had fueled my interest further. Ever since I completed it, […]

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THE INHERITANCE OF LOSS

AUTHOR – KIRAN DESAI PUBLISHED IN – 2006 PAGES – 324 SPOILERS AHEAD. This book was a nightmare for me. I didn’t enjoy it at all. In fact I dragged myself to complete it as soon as I could because it is one of those books which would lie forgotten, gathering dust and if I […]

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CHEMMEEN

AUTHOR – T. S. PILLAI PUBLISHED IN – 1956 PAGES – 238 SPOILERS AHEAD. It was beautiful. Loved it. I read it in one sitting. No breaks. The story starts with a simple meeting of Karuthamma and Pareekutty, both of them realising that they love each other. Karuthamma is a fisherman’s daughter while Pareekutty was […]

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