Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively: Delving deep into a Booker Prize winner book

“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, I felt the book would be laden with details of … Continue reading Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively: Delving deep into a Booker Prize winner book

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 having sons! He will be old before he is old! … Continue reading Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie: My Read

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

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 India into two parts – the light and the darkness, … Continue reading The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga