My thoughts on Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi | Subtle Spoilers.

My thoughts on Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi | Subtle Spoilers.

“I want to be justice, love and the wrath of God all in one.” For some reason, I find myself with a certain level of difficulty of sharing my thoughts on this particular book. Not that to was a difficult read - not at all. It was one of the easiest, however, it did deal [...]

“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 [...]

Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar – a spoiler-free book review.

Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar – a spoiler-free book review.

Disclaimer: The fact that I received this copy for a review by the author does not affect my views in any which way. Before I begin sharing my thoughts on this particular book I'd like to congratulate the author, Kochery C. Shibu on his first novel! I think it isn't said enough that how amazing [...]

“Don’t let the bastards grind you down.” My thoughts on The Handmaid’s Tale.

“Don’t let the bastards grind you down.” My thoughts on The Handmaid’s Tale.

“Yes, Ma’am, I said again, forgetting. They used to have dolls, for little girls, that would talk if you pulled a string at the back; I thought I was sounding like that, voice of a monotone, voice of a doll. She probably longed to slap my face. They can hit us, there’s Scriptural precedent. But [...]

I thought Ian McEwan to be both cruel and considerate at the same time. More thoughts on Atonement.

I thought Ian McEwan to be both cruel and considerate at the same time. More thoughts on Atonement.

A family reunites for, what proves to be, the last time. In just a matter of a couple of hours, multiple lives change. And none of them for the good. A family is torn apart, two lovers separated, a life of guilt and an urge of penance and atonement for one. The author is both cruel [...]