Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman: Book Cover Designs

Frankly, I had no clue on Stephen Kelman until I searched on the internet half-way through his debut book – Pigeon English. When I bought ‘Pigeon English’, the cover said it is shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011. But, my intrigue was purely for the title and the beautiful blue cover, with the picture … Continue reading Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman: Book Cover Designs

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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri | Book Review

‘The Lowland’ has been a gripping read for me, taking me through the known writing landscape of Jhumpa Lahiri – which is both simple and lyrical. Her characters are Indian, rooted in Bengali culture and lifestyle. In ‘The Lowland’, the immigrant angle, a trademark of Lahiri’s style, is rather weighed down compared to her earlier … Continue reading The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri | Book Review

Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman: Book Review

Pigeon English is written by Stephen Kelman. The book was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2011.  “Grown-ups love sad news, it gives them something special to pray for. That’s why the news is always sad.” Pigeon English is narrated by Harri, an eleven-year-old boy. And, this is the beauty of this book; you understand the world … Continue reading Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman: Book Review