“You only really know what a smile means when you own the face behind it. Everyone else just sees the smile they expect it to be.” | My Thoughts on The Shock of The Fall by Nathan Filer | Spoiler-free.

“You only really know what a smile means when you own the face behind it. Everyone else just sees the smile they expect it to be.” | My Thoughts on The Shock of The Fall by Nathan Filer | Spoiler-free.

  “Mental illness turns people inwards. That's what I reckon. It keeps up forever trapped by the pain of our own minds, in the same way that the pain of a broken leg or a cut thumb will grab your attention, holding it so tightly that your good leg or your good thumb seem to [...]

“Words after all are nothing by themselves. They burst into meaning only in the minds they’ve entered” – My thoughts on Ghachor Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag (Spoiler free)

“Words after all are nothing by themselves. They burst into meaning only in the minds they’ve entered” – My thoughts on Ghachor Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag (Spoiler free)

I found out about this book via an endless page of 4.5-5 stars by various Bookstagrammers and Booktubers. I was intrigued by all the love and admiration this Indian author received globally and instantly wanted to get a copy for myself! (Having said that, my views remain uninfluenced from it all.) Ghachor Ghochar was originally [...]