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The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti

by Mridula on February 25, 2014

in Books,Canon D550

Tweet The Almond Tree is the debut novel of Michelle Cohen Corasanti. I was quite intrigued by the fact that Corasanti is a female Jew who writes this book in the voice of a Palestine male! To begin with I was not sure if it could be done but after reading the book I have [...]


The Guardian Angels by Rohit Gore

by Mridula on October 19, 2013

in Books

Tweet I finished reading The Guardian Angels by Rohit Gore. at my recent trip to Pushkar. The blue star that you see in the picture of the book is not from the publishers. Chhavi put it on the book from her collection of her stickers. So what if she can’t read a book now, she [...]


Tweet The opening chapter of the book is called ‘Dead Man Moving’. And if someone knows about death in the mountains it is Joe Simpson. He was left for dead in Peru and yet he came back to tell the tale. However that is the story Touching the Void deals with. In Dark Shadows Falling Simpson [...]


Tweet As I had read Recalcitrance the prequel to Remembrance, it is logical that I read the second book too. The backdrop of the first book is the revolt of 1857 in Lucknow and Remembrance picks up right from where Recalcitrance left. Remembrance by Anurag Kumar The revolt of 1857 has been crushed and the [...]


Tweet This is the third book of Joe Simpson that I have read and I am going to read more. I have already read Touching the Void, This Game of Ghosts and now The Beckoning Silence. “Sometimes I feel completely unnerved, wary of the cupboard crammed with skeletons that sometimes seem to constitute the sum total of [...]


This Game of Ghosts by Joe Simpson

by Mridula on February 16, 2013

in Books,Canon D550,Photography

Tweet This Game of Ghosts by Joe Simpson is a remarkable book. I thought there could be nothing more gripping that his Touching the Void but I enjoyed reading this one equally if not more. If you have not read Touching the Void I would say you read it first. If you like reading about [...]