Little Women by Louisa May Alcott: Book Review

I had been procrastinating the decision to read this book for a very long time…that is until I saw the movie trailer of ‘Little Women’, the book adaptation by Greta Gerwig! I jumped in, read the book, saw the movie, and loved both! Coming to the book, ‘Little Women’ is like a fable for adult… Continue reading Little Women by Louisa May Alcott: Book Review

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell: One of the best Classic books I’ve ever read

“Food! Food! Why did the stomach have a longer memory than the mind?” War isn’t poetic or romantic, not even in literature. ‘Gone With the Wind’ by Margaret Mitchell makes such a compelling read in its realistic portrayal of the American Civil War period. ‘Gone With the Wind’ had been on my TBR for a… Continue reading Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell: One of the best Classic books I’ve ever read

The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim: To Those Who Appreciate Wisteria and Sunshine

“I daresay when we finally reach heaven – the one they talk about so much – we shan’t find it a bit more beautiful.” Enchanted is the word! Yes, while reading ‘The Enchanted April’ by Elizabeth Von Arnim published in 1922, I was in San Salvatore, vicariously living in a castle and basking in the… Continue reading The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim: To Those Who Appreciate Wisteria and Sunshine

Hard Times by Charles Dickens: If ‘Facts Alone Are Wanted in Life…’?

‘Hard Times’ was a satirical take on the existing educational system and the impact of growing industrialization. It is an irony, indeed, that our modern world continues to adhere to the notions criticized by Charles Dickens through his book in 1854. Like in every Dickensian realm, in this book too, the characters are divided into… Continue reading Hard Times by Charles Dickens: If ‘Facts Alone Are Wanted in Life…’?

The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway: Book Cover Designs

What could be the book cover ideas for a title as direct as ‘The Old Man and The Sea’? You get the image of an ‘Old Man’ and ‘the Sea’ in the first instance. ‘The Old Man and The Sea’ is the story of an old experienced fisherman, named Santiago facing a dry spell of… Continue reading The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway: Book Cover Designs