‘The Labours of Hercules’ by Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie Reading Challenge / Book Review

‘The Labours of Hercules’ by Agatha Christie

The Labours of Hercules by Agatha Christie is a collection of 12 short stories. You can also term these short stories as 12 mini-mysteries. These mini-mysteries feature Hercule Poirot (the Belgian detective). As the title of the book suggests, these stories relate to the mythological stories of powerful demi-god – Hercules. However, the connection is … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Black, Grey & White’ by Santosh Avvannavar and Santosh I. Biradhar
Book Review / Fiction / Indian Author / Short Stories

Book Review: ‘Black, Grey & White’ by Santosh Avvannavar and Santosh I. Biradhar

My Rating*** ‘Black, Grey and White’ by Santosh Avvannavar and Santosh I. Biradar is a compilation of five short stories, which attempt to create awareness about HIV positive people. While no other disease has attracted as much attention as AIDS, basic knowledge about HIV/AIDS is still lacking among people. At the same time, this deadly … Continue reading

Book Review: Footprints by Chandan Kumar Pathak
Book Review / Fiction / Indian Author / Short Stories

Book Review: Footprints by Chandan Kumar Pathak

My Rating** ‘The book does not leave any prints, neither on your heart nor on your mind’ Chandan Kumar Pathak’s ‘Footprints’ is a collection of 18 pieces of writings. Most of these pieces are very short. Some of these are fictions and some are real life incidents of author himself. According to the author, real … Continue reading

The Book of Confessions
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The Book of Confessions

My Rating*** “A confession prior to these confessions – these confessions aren’t all that juicy” ‘Confessions of an MBA and Other Stories’ is a collection of eight short stories written by Vinod Kaul. This is his first book. The title of this book not only refers to the first story in this collection but also … Continue reading