Reckless: The Petrified Flesh – Cornelia Funke (review)

“Once upon a time…that’s how it always begins.” That is how Cornelia Funke ends the opening chapter of Reckless: The Petrified Flesh, which is incidentally also titled “Once Upon A Time”. Is it any surprise then that the story is inspired by fairy tales? Specifically, the Grimm Fairytales. I first read the book (back then … More Reckless: The Petrified Flesh – Cornelia Funke (review)

The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller (book review)

This is what I wrote on my book Instagram in early February 2017, a few minutes after finishing Madeline Miller’s The Song of Achilles –  “Usually, before I start reading a book, I will do a bit of research about it online. For this one, however, I didn’t. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s because … More The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller (book review)