Zikora by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – A Short Story

If you have read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie before, you are sure to pick up anything that she writes. So, when I saw ‘Zikora’ on Prime Reading I was more than tempted to stop what I was reading and hop on to this one. And what an emotional roller coaster this story was! Zikora, is a … Continue reading Zikora by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – A Short Story

Happy Endings | Short Story by Margaret Atwood

A writer’s job isn’t easy. Ordinary lives are mundane without the pizzazz of a thriller/ romance/ tragedy/ horror and unforeseeable twists and turns. The usual life story is about ticking the boxes on birth, education, profession, marriage, children, and retirement. Are we interested in this story? Perhaps yes, if there is an interesting spin to … Continue reading Happy Endings | Short Story by Margaret Atwood

Reading ‘In Exile’: A Short Story by Anton Chekov

‘In Exile’ is a short story written by the famous Russian writer, Anton Chekov published in 1892. It is said Chekov was inspired by his experience of traveling through Siberia for this story. 'In Exile' is about two opposing human perspectives in a similar situation. The story begins with Old Simeon, about sixty-years-old, nicknamed Wiseacre, and … Continue reading Reading ‘In Exile’: A Short Story by Anton Chekov