Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Book reviews

When you read a book, you need to tell the world. Our book review section contains book reviews from our regular staff as well as from those who would like to share reviews of the books they’ve read. If you like to share a book review email us at: [email protected]

Book Review Pawan The Flying Accountant
I have to admit Pawan: The Flying Accountant is one of the best books I have from Indian authors recently. Not because it was great on writing elements, but because it was interesting and kept me hooked until I finished it. The book is about Pawan, a depressed, dejected and rejected fellow who happened to be an accountant, and has lost the will to live. Why else would he try to get himself killed, despite knowing he cannot be killed.
There's something about you - Yashodhara Lal
‘There’s Something About You’ by Yashodhara Lal certainly makes for an entertaining, light read. The story revolves around Trish. Now, Trish is a twenty-eight year old girl, recently unemployed, overweighed, single girl, who hides behind her sarcasm to cope with the world.
Book Review: Racing the moon
Inspired by his father’s previous illegitimate profession, Joe Riley starts off earning his pocket money in a rough and tumble neighbourhood of Glebe. He gambles on Billycart races and sells farm fresh eggs from his uncle’s chook farm. His real struggle, however, starts when his family sends him off to St. Bartholomew’s Catholic boarding school.
Adultery by Paulo Coelho
Author: Paulo Coehlo Original title: Adultério Language(s): English, Portuguese ISBN: 1101874082 (ISBN13: 9781101874080) Genre: Philosophy, Romance, Literature, Spirituality The story is about the Woman named Linda, in her thirties, weighing 150 pounds, five-eight-foot tall, who wears the best clothes money can buy. She agrees that she can evoke desire in men and envy in...
Yamraj Number 5003
Yamraj has always been a fascinating character, much different from the rest of the Gods and Deities. This book Yamraj number 5003 presents a very unique perspective into the popular belief of Yamraj and Yamdoots as soul takes/transporters or whatever you want to call them. It’s certainly a food for thought, how this soul business works and author of the book, Mrinal Chatterjee has hit the right note.
Book review - Brida
Author: Paulo Coelho Edition language: English Characters: Brida Published March 1st 2009 by HarperTorch (first published 1990) Format: Paperback, 266 pages ISBN: 0007274459 ISBN13: 9780007274451 Genre: Romance, fantasy, spirituality, literature Brida is a young, Irish girl, who seeks spirituality and knowledge through her path of becoming a witch. On her journey she learns many things, meet many...
The Indigo Sun by Rupa Bhullar
Indigo Sun is about Maya, an NRI girl who returns to Rajasthan in search of her true self, and a purpose. On her journey she travels places and meet several people, finding herself joy in small events. The book has received nice ratings. The exploration of culture-rich Rajasthan was interesting. Excellent writing.
Book-Review-Faceless
At first I was pretty excited to read the book since superhero stuff has always fascinated me. Also, the blurb had my expectations raised. However, I don’t think that actual book was anywhere up to my anticipations. First of all, the name ‘faceless’ could have been a great name, if it was significant to the story in any way
Book-Review---Rainbow---the-shades-of-love
Rainbow – the shades of love is the story of Yuvraj aka Yuvi, who is portrayed as a compulsive flirt with a long past of short-term relationships. Yuvi is living in a PG with a group of friends (who knows only two things–drinking and perving). Early in the story Yuvi develops feelings for a girl named Simran living in the house right in front of the PG.
Book-Review---Rainbow---the-shades-of-love
Rainbow – the shades of love is the story of Yuvraj aka Yuvi, who is portrayed as a compulsive flirt with a long past of short-term relationships. Yuvi is living in a PG with a group of friends (who knows only two things–drinking and perving). Early in the story Yuvi develops feelings for a girl named Simran living in the house right in front of the PG.