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Imagine living in a world where each of your moves is being monitored, the history is alterable, falling in love is prohibited, and expressing yourself is unthinkable. Sounds torturing, doesn’t it? This is the world in 1984! The masterpiece is the brainchild of one of the most creative writers, George Orwell (original name: Eric Arthur Blair). It was well-received then and...
when breath becomes air
Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers.  At the age of thirty-six, Paul had reached the mountaintop. Ten years of relentless training and the journey from medical student to professor of neurosurgery was complete. The Program Director at Stanford had said, “Paul, I think you’ll be the number one candidate for any job you apply for.” After all the strain neurosurgical training had put on...
There are days in my life when I crave to explore the depths of the writings I have come across. Each and every masterpiece an author writes opens up a window to their minds. And each time I explore it closely, it gives me a chance to enter the head-space of all the characters which have been reflected over. Every character becomes...
“See, because being Cool is obviously the most important thing on earth. It’s more important than getting a job, or having a girlfriend, or political power, or money, because all those things are predicated by coolness.” Can't say I don't agree with it. There is a divergence here between Be More Chill the book by Ned Vizzini and the hit Broadway...
In love we find out who we want to be. In war we find out who we are. What an appropriate time to review this war story! I see so many, chanting war slogans on both sides of the border, some even excited about the idea, and all I can think about is how many of them have never read a...
Readers all over the globe share their love for reading but they differ in their preferences. There are some pieces of fiction, however, which make their place on the must-read-at-least-once-in-a-lifetime list. Let us have a look at some of them. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina is considered to be the world’s best fiction book ever. This 800+ page Russian...
The human mind is the most powerful weapon. All it needs is a stunt performed at right time. The strategy book, “The Art of War”, dates back to 5th century BC, was written by an ancient Chinese military strategist, a warrior-philosopher now famous all over the world Sun Tzu. The book was originally written in the Chinese language which was later then...
Bookaholics have numerous things in common but when it comes to picking a certain genre, all of us prefer different themes of interests. It works exactly the same way how people make their choices with music, craft, prose and many others. But sometimes a mainstream song which has the lyrics we all can relate to tops the charts and something...
5... 4... 3... 2... 1... Pull the lever! And just like that, you’re thrown through time! Come with me as we explore the classic science fiction thriller; the original time travel story... The Time Machine by H. G. Wells. With every single moment; years, tens, hundreds, thousands pass before the Time Traveler’s eyes. Caves formed around him, the seasons blend into...
They look like us, they act like us. You could even be married to one, and you’d never know it. All except the boy with the Twilight Eyes, who can see them for what they are... Goblins.   Goblins seek only one thing - destruction, death, and mayhem. Shapeshifting creatures that can mimic behavior, but only have one purpose: to torture...

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