CategoryFiction

The Spectacular Now

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Tim Tharp is an experienced screen writer and a novelist, popular for ‘one-name-fame’ The Spectacular Now’. The novel was published in 2008 and also saw a film based upon it which fetched a little more attention than the book itself. The novel The Spectacular Now is focused on the youths, addiction and their silly romance. Very popular and a general read among the teenagers with...

The Tell-Tale Heart

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The Tell-Tale Heart is a short story by one of the greatest writers of all time – Edgar Allan Poe. The short story was originally published in 1843, January. The short story is about a person, and the same person is also the narrator of the story, who is doing his best to make the readers feel that he is perfectly a sane person and in all his senses. However, that is only his fancy and he...

Legend: Marie Lu

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Legend is the first novel in the dystopian series by author Marie Lu. The title was later accompanied by two other novels, Prodigy and Champion. Legend came out in 2001 and became a sensation after that. Out and out a dystopian fiction, the work features violence and exile in different forms. What was once the western United States is now home to The Republic, a nation constantly at war with its...

The Japanese Wife

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In a world governed by social networking sites, where people visualise each other’s profiles before falling in love, The story of THE JAPANESE WIFE may sound absurd to the present generation. The story is a thunderclap to the false concept of love that has overtaken the youth of today. The physical aspect of love is totally ruled out in this story. The Japanese Wife is about Snehamoy...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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Harry Potter and the creator of his world, J K Rowling, both have been very famous since the time the series first appeared. There are people in a large number who have been the readers of Harry Potter works and I am also one of them. There is something amazing about these books – you don’t have to find something ‘literary’ in those – buy the book – read it...

The Alchemist

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Though lately heard about the novel The Alchemist, published in 1988 and written by the great author of contemporary literary fraternity, Paulo Coelho, I have already heard the name Santiago (Muñez) in a movie named Goal. This name is all about inspiration and ambition coupled with determination and struggle. Coelho’s novel also shows the same reflections in the form of a treasure...

The Hunger Games

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THE HUNGER GAMES, that you must know by the movie, is originally a young adult romance written by Suzanne Collins. I read it despite my age group did not permit, as per the book’s ramifications. I could just not let it loose because it’s catching, thrilling and also featuring a love story which by all the means is engaging! Any of the adjectives might not be able to suffice the plot...

Life is What You Make It

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LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT Life is What You Make It is a national bestseller written by an Indian author Preeti Shenoy. Yes, the author who has made a name for herself, especially for her romantic novels which portray a different class of romance. However, this time, she came up with something even better than her standards and delivered a motivational sermon (a sort of) through the story of a...

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