The Bronte Sisters | On their writing and books

Charlotte Bronte wrote in ‘Jane Eyre’, “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” The Bronte sisters had a unique point of view on class and gender. These three sisters shaped their writings based on their life experiences and created one of the most … Continue reading The Bronte Sisters | On their writing and books

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott | Book Review

I'd been procrastinating way too much on this one, that is until I saw the movie trailer of ‘Little Women’, the onscreen adaptation by Greta Gerwig! Instantly, I jumped in, read the book, saw the movie, and loved both! Coming to the book, ‘Little Women’ is like a fable for adult readers. The story follows … Continue reading Little Women by Louisa May Alcott | Book Review

Books Read by Fictional Characters

You read a book and the fictional character in your book reads a book too! Don’t you love it when this happens… It is exciting to find fictional characters relishing a book or just a small plot of some book or getting inspired by another book.   Another charm in knowing a fictional character’s love … Continue reading Books Read by Fictional Characters

Three of My Favourite Agatha Christie Books

Reading ‘Agatha Christie’ makes one nostalgic. I wonder how an old-fashioned crime investigation can hold its charm for a 100-years now! Agatha Christie published her first book, ‘The Mysterious Affair at Styles’ in 1920 and introduced Hercule Poirot, the detective who appeared in thirty-three of her sixty-six detective novels. Sherlock Holmes (created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) … Continue reading Three of My Favourite Agatha Christie Books