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Ponder Awhile by Mohit Misra – Review

Ponder Awhile by Mohit Misra… Well, the poet is just suggesting we all must give some minutes to ponder. What? Ponder about what? That you will know this once you start reading this poetry collection. I read this book almost a week ago. As its title suggests, I actually immersed myself in the pool of thoughts to Ponder Awhile before I could write something about this book. This book left an ever-lasting impression on me. Mohit Misra’s short poems profess

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Maya, the blindfolded: her mistake? She trusted him by Prasad Bag – Book Review

Maya – the name signifies so much for so many people in India. However, here, we are discussing Prasad Bag’s debut novel Maya, the blindfolded… her mistake? She trusted him. The novel has a very unique title and it signifies very much the essence of the novel. It unfolds the mystery that awaits the readers… but not all of it. Prasad Bag’s writing has the prowess of keeping the readers’ interest intact except on occasions where you can feel it

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The Mystery Mountains by Aurijit Ganguli – Book Review

The Mystery Mountains by Aurijit Ganguli is a mysterious book, different from the common murder mystery novels. It is not a murder mystery, first of all. And secondly, it is a book that is fiction from its face, but its core contains the elements of a non-fiction book. Why did I say so? To present a detailed and authentic version, authors of non-fiction books go over the selected subjects with a fine-tooth comb before they write and publish their books.

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Before you start writing your English literature paper – keep these points in mind

Writing answers in examinations is an important aspect of anyone’s career. One has to impress the examiner in such a way that maximum marks are awarded for the answers attempted by the examinee. Failing to do so may result in lesser than expected marks or anything else other than what the examinee might be expecting. Well, this article is for those students who are studying English literature as their major. And this is a kind of heart-to-heart talk because I

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Seema Seth offers her thoughts on love – Some Love Only Once: The drone story for young audience

Some Love Only Once is a distinct book from all the other books of contemporary literature. I haven’t read this kind of book before. Trust me, reading this book was a sheer pleasure. This is unique. There are no chapters. There are no parts. There are no sections. There is no antagonist, so no planning and plotting. And as such there are no heroes and heroines. The book just flows irrespective of anything and makes a memorable ending. Now you

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Before you criticise Chetan Bhagat (again) for his writing style or lack of literary qualities, think – the thought

Slandering Chetan Bhagat is one thing everyone loves to do. This act does not come out of merit. Criticising someone on facts is an ideal thing to do. Many do it. However, slandering someone without knowing the work is a job that tells how frustrated some people are! I am not defending Chetan Bhagat. I am not defending his poor writings. I am not telling people should read him. This article intends to hold a mirror to those ready with

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