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Agatha Christie’s Best ‘Poirot’ Works

With over 2 billion copies sold worldwide, Agatha Christie is the undisputed writer of detective novels. She even wrote the play, the murder-mystery, ‘The Mousetrap’, the world’s longest running play, with more than 27,000 performances, from 1952, till this date. Her books and characters,...
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4 Must Read Books by Sidney Sheldon

One of the bestselling authors since more than five decades, Sidney Sheldon’s books continue the legacy, even after his death left a huge void in 2007. He even wrote the comedy such as ‘The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer’, which got him an Academy Award...

13 Minimal Book Covers of Classic Must Reads

Often the ‘bookworms’ or the ‘literatis’ (as they prefer to go by) face the dilemma of choosing the books to read, while walking down the aisles of the stores or browsing through the e-books. We have got a list of classic must-read books sorted...
Murder in the Cathedral

Murder in the Cathedral- A Tale of Royal Politics

The famous and one of the highly performed Poetic Dramas, ‘Murder in the Cathedral ‘has earned the Nobel Laureate Thomas Stearne Eliot a lot fame and name. The author was responsible for revival of the ‘Poetic Drama’ after centuries, with this particular work of...
A Passage to India

Passage to India: A Glimpse into the Pre-independence Era

The colonization is one of the phenomena which is perhaps the most intriguing. It is a hot topic for conversation over a tea, in a perhaps an attempt to ‘appear smart’. Nevertheless, the conversation pretty much ends up going astray, with a bleak reminiscence...
The Namesake By Jhumpa Lahiri

Namesake: The ‘Gita’ of the Immigrants

The much popular novel, which later turned into an award-winning film by one of the most talented directors Mira Nair, ‘The Namesake’ written by Jhumpa Lahiri is a Pulitzer Prize winner. It is also a winner of hearts and continues to do so, even...
The scarlet letter

The Story of a Modern, Independent Woman in Puritan Era – The Scarlet Letter

In the current era of dwindling definitions of sin and purity, the novel ‘Scarlet Letter’ is quite idiosyncratic in its own ways. Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote this novel as an attempt to establish a new genre- that of psychological romance. The context of the novel...

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