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To Kill A Mockingbird | Harper Lee | Book Review

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill A MockingbirdHarper Lee I have been seeing this book frequently on social media and everyone recommended it. I rarely get so many recommendations of any book. To Kill A Mockingbird was published in 1960 but written in 1930. Hence it portrays the simple and peaceful American countryside small town in those days. The main characters of the story ...

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The Hundred Years War On Palestine – Book Review

The Hundred Years War On Palestine

The Hundred Years War On PalestineRashid Khalidi War of Palestine or “Masla e Falasteen” is a term that we have grown up with. It has always been talked about around us. We see it on TV, read about it in papers and studied in the syllabus. It’s not a new subject for anyone. Yet since it’s far from us so ...

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1984 – George Orwell – Book Review

1984 by George Orwell

1984George Orwell 1984 is a very serious book. But when I sat down to write a review I couldn’t help yet recalling a joke I read about it. So I am sharing it here with you too.Him: Do you like to read books?Her: yes I love it.Him: which is your favourite book?Her: 1984Him: 😳 so many????In the novel England is ...

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The Long Game | Dorie Clark | Book Review

The Long Game

The Long GameDorie Clark This book is excellent for revamping or managing and developing careers. It emphasizes the importance of long term thinking and taking small steps to get to that point in future. It tells you about the setbacks you might come across and how to keep your eyes on the ball.Dorie Clark talks about different forms of success ...

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City Of My Heart | Rana Safvi | Book Review

City Of My Heart

City Of My HeartRana Safvi This book is a selection of accounts on day to day running of mughal royal courts and their levish lifestyle. The era is of the last Mughal badshah Bahadur Shah Zafar and the city is Dilli (Dehli). Rana Safvi has translated the writings of Syed Wazir Hasan Dehlvi, Mirza Ahmad Salim and Khawaja Hasan Nizami.If ...

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I Have Lost My Way | Gayle Forman | Book Review

I Have Lost My WayGayle Forman After reading some heavy stuff as in emotionally draining fiction and some serious self help stuff, I wanted to read something light. Picked up this one from the bookshelf. This is a light story with simple narration but thoroughly engaging. There are three main characters in the book. Freya, who is a rising singing ...

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The Testaments | Margaret Atwood | Book Review

The Testaments

The Testaments Margaret Atwood Reviewed by Sidra Javed I had heard a lot about Handmaids Tale and about how sad and dark it is. Although The Testaments is also in our bookshelf but I have not yet given it a shot. This book has been sitting on our shelf for months now. I would dust it and put it back. ...

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Bad Luck And Trouble | Lee Child | Review

Bad Luck and Trouble

Bad Luck and TroubleLee Child This is among one of the Jack Reacher series, Lee Child has developed. It’s a thriller where Jack is a larger than life character. A former MP (Military Police) officer who managed and trained a team that is equal or infact better than rest of world.The story begins with mysterious abductions and killings of his ...

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Atomic Habits | James Clear | Book Review

Atomic Habits

ATOMIC HABITSJames Clear Self help books can be understood when you are going through a similar situation in life. Then these books make sense and might even help you. But this book is among a few that will hit the mark all the time, because we are always looking forward to build good habits that will serve us right. When ...

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Burnt Shadows | Kamila Shamsie | English Review

Burnt Shadows

BURNT SHADOWSKamila Shamsie This is my third book by Kamila Shamsie. By the end of each book I am pleasently surprised at how much I liked the read. This in particular is a moving and aching tale of love and loss. Her books span to two or more countries in every book, hence gives you a ride to different scenes, ...

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