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The Palace of Illusions Book Review: Magic That Leaves You Spellbound

In a male-dominated society, it is not very often that we see a story being told from a female point of view, especially an epic such as the Mahabharata, which has appealed to a wide range of people over the years. Maybe this was the inspiration for Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni to write The Palace of… Continue reading The Palace of Illusions Book Review: Magic That Leaves You Spellbound

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Just One Day | Gayle Forman | Book Review

Just One Day is not a novel it is more like an experience. The author, Gayle Forman, best known for her novel If I Stay, makes it a point to take us to various places in Europe but when she thinks it's enough of Europe gets us back in the United States and once even to… Continue reading Just One Day | Gayle Forman | Book Review

India, My Experience

My Experience: Hosting Lithuanians

My school, Ryan International School, each year organises a cultural exchange program wherein students from various parts of this world come to India and stay for a few days with Indian students. This time we had students from Lithuania joining us here to know about the Indian culture, people, heritage and some other stuff and… Continue reading My Experience: Hosting Lithuanians

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The Boy Who Loved | Durjoy Datta | Book Review

Rating: 2.5 / 5 Durjoy Datta's eighth solo novel, The Boy Who Loved, part one of the two-part series, is a dark love story which makes you feel concerned about the protagonist, Raghu, but at the same time, it is not convincing enough to make you empathise for him. Let us dive into a detailed… Continue reading The Boy Who Loved | Durjoy Datta | Book Review

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Turtles All The Way Down | John Green | Book Review

After the award-winning book, The Fault in our Stars, everyone was craving for another John Green book, it took some time, not some but around five years for the next book, Turtles All The Way Down, but is it as scintillating as the last one? Let us find out. Story [No Spoilers] The story revolves around a… Continue reading Turtles All The Way Down | John Green | Book Review

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An Abundance Of Katherines | John Green | Book Review

After the huge success of Looking for Alaska, John Green, released his second book called An Abundance Of Katherines in 2006, which again got a wonderful reception by readers and went on to become New York Times Bestseller. But should this be you're next read? Let's find out. Story [Without Spoilers] The story of the book… Continue reading An Abundance Of Katherines | John Green | Book Review

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The Kite Runner | Khaled Hosseini | Book Review

The Kite Runner is the debut novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini, the novel was published in 2003. The novel tells the story of two young boys, Amir and Hassan. The story is set against the devastating backdrop of the history of Afghanistan over the last thirty years. Let's get into a detailed review. Story Amir… Continue reading The Kite Runner | Khaled Hosseini | Book Review

Literature

Linguistic Pollution

According to the Oxford dictionary, language means - Human communication through the use of spoken or written words, but I believe that language is not just something which helps us to communicate, it is something more than that. It is a vehicle, a vehicle which carries our culture and tradition with us. More than anything… Continue reading Linguistic Pollution