This is something I wrote for a character/narrator/point of view writing exercise during my undergraduate degree. On some days more than others, we all need to believe more than ever in the longstanding power of good and everything that is pure. Today is one of those days. A day when you are tested to the … More The scariest moment is always just before you start. (Stephen King)
I’m probably not a very unique case when I say that The Book Thief alerted me to the existence of Markus Zusak, having never come across any of his books before in India. But from that very first page, I was hooked. There was an easy intensity to his writing that belied the deep and … More “… the edges of words, the loyalty of blood, the hands of brothers and the music of girls”.
A few teasers from the book I’m currently re-reading 🙂 Fever Pitch – Nick Hornby. “I fell in love with football as I was later to fall in love with women: suddenly, inexplicably, uncritically, giving no thought to the pain or disruption it would bring with it. … A few weeks later I watched the … More Teaser Tuesdays: Fever Pitch (Nick Hornby)
Ishiguro, K. (2009) Nocturnes. London: Faber and Faber. Up until 3 years ago, I have to admit that I hadn’t really heard of or read any of Ishiguro’s work. And then suddenly, within the span of a month, I ending up buying Never Let Me Go (novel) and the then recently released short story collection, … More Nocturnes: Kazuo Ishiguro (Review)