‘Operation Jai Mata Di’ by Pratik Shah
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‘Operation Jai Mata Di’ by Pratik Shah

My Rating*** ‘Operation Jai Mata Di’ by Pratik Shah is a book which, despite of its hackneyed writing and weak plot is imbued with drama and action. Yes, the plotline does not really bow down to the logic of physics but the dramatic element of its storyline works as its saving grace. At the same … Continue reading

A Paranormal Thriller of Some Weird Kind of Dreams
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A Paranormal Thriller of Some Weird Kind of Dreams

My Rating*** The Indian publishing industry is growing day by day. The tremendous success of authors like Chetan Bhagat, Amish, Ashwin Sanghi and many others have encouraged a number of aspiring writers to pick up the pen. As a result, a number of authors are coming out with their debut works every year. However, while … Continue reading

Did John Grisham fail to remember that he was writing a work of fiction? Review of ‘Gray Mountain’
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Did John Grisham fail to remember that he was writing a work of fiction? Review of ‘Gray Mountain’

My Rating** At the outset, I would like to confess that I am feeling too bad now. I just rated ‘Gray Mountain’ by John Grisham as ‘two stars’. But, with all sincerity, I cannot give this book a higher rating than this. To be frank, this book actually deserves only ‘one star’. This book really … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Mysterious Affairs at Styles’ by Agatha Christie
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Book Review: ‘The Mysterious Affairs at Styles’ by Agatha Christie

My Rating*** Agatha Christie made her impressive debut with ‘The Mysterious Affairs at Styles’, the first adventure of Hercule Poirot. The book was written towards the end of the First World War and was published by The Bodley Head in 1920. Though the book cannot be claimed as a great read, it was with this … Continue reading