Mix equal proportions of Science and Philosophy, marinate with Mythology and Religion and garnish with mysteries – the result – a perfect book and a splendid read. Keepers of the KaalChakra, by Ashwin Sanghi, is one such interesting and engaging book. What makes me awestruck is the amount of research, reading and thoughtfulness gone into… Continue reading May the genuine Keepers stay
Economics was part of my curriculum. What I distinctly remember is term ‘perfect world’ and also ‘human beings are not rational’ and ‘wants are unlimited’ and ‘ in the long run we all are dead’. Whether or not it makes any sense to me now, back then it never did but the terms are well… Continue reading Human Beings 2.0
The other day in some conversation I said “If I had to draw parallels to this…” and I realised the influence of Miss Marple on me. Well, I must admit even otherwise, I do try to connect related (and unrelated) things. Another Agatha Christie thriller I gulped down; A Caribbean Mystery featuring Miss Marple. What… Continue reading Another Mystery revealed
If you are a fan of crime mysteries and have read the famous ones, then from the title itself you would have guessed which author and which book I am talking about. “They do it with mirrors”, an Agatha Christie novel, featuring the good old, Miss Jane Marple. It was, as always, a thrilling experience… Continue reading They do it with mirrors and she does it with words…
This affirmative sentence indicates your life is off-track and that you are stressed and need someone who can help you out. Does this sound crazy? Not if you have read the Cecilia Ahern’s novel; If you could see me now. I love Cecilia Ahern’s writing style. Her novels are quite motivational and so close to… Continue reading Yes, I can see you
The book I had picked up this time was absolutely brilliant. It was so interesting that I had to keep aside all my work, my meals, my mobile as I wanted to read it all at one shot. And surprisingly, I was well familiar with the story. I knew the characters, I knew the plot,… Continue reading Step into my shoes !!
And that’s none other than Agatha Christie. I would have read around 40 odd detective novels till date and aim is to cover all (in this lifetime). Of the ones which I have read, the following ones are awesome (actually all are, but I wasn’t able to recollect the plots of all the mysteries)