The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents

Kalyani Gadgil

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Loves reading books and writing thoroughly biased reviews about them. She tries not to write biased reviews about books by reading other reviews about the same books but in the end, writes what she feels like writing. Hope you enjoy them.

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Our Rating: Book Review : The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett – Kalyani Gadgil. Take the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Put it in a blender. Take all the fairy tales you’ve heard when you were kids and squeeze out all the good bits and add it to the blender. Blend till the mixture…

The Dante Club

Kalyani Gadgil

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Loves reading books and writing thoroughly biased reviews about them. She tries not to write biased reviews about books by reading other reviews about the same books but in the end, writes what she feels like writing. Hope you enjoy them.

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Our Rating: The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl “Boston, 1865. A series of murders, all of them inspired by scenes in Dante’s Inferno. Only an elite group of America’s first Dante scholars – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell and J.T. Fields – can solve the mystery.” If the blurb reads so well, most cynics feel the…

The Little Stranger By Sarah Waters

Kalyani Gadgil

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Loves reading books and writing thoroughly biased reviews about them. She tries not to write biased reviews about books by reading other reviews about the same books but in the end, writes what she feels like writing. Hope you enjoy them.

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Our Rating: This story by Sarah Waters is based in rural Warwickshire, England and centers around Hundreds Hall, an old, decaying Georgian house whose occupants are fighting against time to keep the house and soon, their sanity. The Little Stranger was shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize 2009. The book is narrated by one, Dr. Faraday, a doctor who has…

The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing

Kalyani Gadgil

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Loves reading books and writing thoroughly biased reviews about them. She tries not to write biased reviews about books by reading other reviews about the same books but in the end, writes what she feels like writing. Hope you enjoy them.

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Our Rating: Book Review : The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing -Kalyani Gadgil A twenty-foot apparition of Goddess Kali appears amidst the Laughing Club on the lawns of central Delhi early one Tuesday morning and kills one of the members. The victim is Dr. Suresh Jha, a reputed Guru Buster, a dedicated soldier in the cause against superstition.…

A Spot Of Bother

Kalyani Gadgil

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Loves reading books and writing thoroughly biased reviews about them. She tries not to write biased reviews about books by reading other reviews about the same books but in the end, writes what she feels like writing. Hope you enjoy them.

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Our Rating: Book Review :   A Spot of Bother -Kalyani Gadgil   Mark Haddon is well-known for his novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, a touching but meticulously written novel, winner of numerous awards including the Whitebread Book of the Year. This review is about another book by the same author called A Spot of Bother.…

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Kalyani Gadgil

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Loves reading books and writing thoroughly biased reviews about them. She tries not to write biased reviews about books by reading other reviews about the same books but in the end, writes what she feels like writing. Hope you enjoy them.

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Our Rating: Book Review : One Hundred Years of Solitude -Kalyani Gadgil   The gypsies visit the village of Macondo founded by Jose Arcadio Buendia. His wife is not so pleased with him spending all the money they have to buy the gypsies’ inventions. The magic rods that pull out all the pots and pipes from the houses. The mysterious…

The Great Gatsby

Kalyani Gadgil

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Loves reading books and writing thoroughly biased reviews about them. She tries not to write biased reviews about books by reading other reviews about the same books but in the end, writes what she feels like writing. Hope you enjoy them.

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Our Rating: Book Review : The Great Gatsby -Kalyani Gadgil   The Jazz Age not only gave precedence to the music but also induced a cultural wave across the other art forms. Artists like Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald(no relation) signified the Roaring Twenties and influenced many people to swing and also, to write. F. Scott Fitzgerald coined the term…