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Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively: A personal account beyond world history

“You are public property – the received past. But you are also private; my view of you is my own, your relevance to me is personal…Egocentric Claudia is once again subordinating history to her own puny existence.” Moon Tiger is written by Penelope Lively, published in 1987. Lively won Booker Prize for this book. So,… Continue reading Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively: A personal account beyond world history

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Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie: My Read

‘There will be two heads – but you shall see only one – there will be knees and a nose, a nose and knees. Spittoons will brain him – doctors will drain him – jungle will claim him – wizards reclaim him! Soldiers will try him – tyrants will fry him…He will have sons without… Continue reading Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie: My Read

Book Reviews · Booker Prize Winner · Indian Fiction

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga: A satire and a dark comedy on Indian poverty

A White Tiger caged inside a Rooster Coop and how he breaks free is the story of this book. The White Tiger is written by Aravind Adiga and as The Times calls it a ‘masterpiece’; it had won the Man Booker Prize 2008. This book is a true depiction of 21st century India. Adiga has divided… Continue reading The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga: A satire and a dark comedy on Indian poverty