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Good children’s books have wooed many adults. The story, well-etched characters, marvelous imagination have compelled many individuals to stack their classics and chick-lit right at the bottom and pick up the rich collection by revered authors like Anant Pai, RK Narayan, JK Rowling, Christopher Paolini and Ruskin Bond. Interestingly Dr Louise Joy, a Cambridge University academic, had reasoned that traditional children's tales are popular among older readers ...
Post by: Deepti Khanna
Speaking of macabre literature, the first person who comes to mind is Roald Dahl. After a reading of Skin, one realizes why his macabre writings are immensely popular. Drioli, a man with a prized tattoo on his back disappears after the promise of a fine life by the dubious owner of the Bristol Hotel in Cannes. And what the reader discovers later is that there is no Bristol Hotel. All that chillingly emerges after his disappearance is a varnished painting, a dead-ringer v...
Post by: Kabita Sonowal
Short Stories are a beautiful offering. In a few pages these quick reads tell so much about characters, their lives and the relationship between them. When compared to the full-length novel, the short stories too are packed with all the necessary elements. Be it Roald Dahl’s drama, Guy De Maupassant’s social comments, Manto’s strange and shocking turn of elements or Jhumpa Lahiri’s study of relationships, the world of short stories are e...
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                                                This season, there is a host of amazingly good reads for young adults and children. There is a wonderful collection from one of the all time favorites Iva Ibbotson. Among her books, we have included some thoroughly engaging books such as The Beasts of Clawstone Castle, Dial a Ghos...
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        Hope you folks have been enjoying yourselves. Do share your reads with us. Here are the questions and answers for this week. Keep writing and have a great holiday tomorrow.     I am a student of 8th grade and I am currently writing a non-fictional book on "POSITIVE THINKING". Ma'am I want to include a total of 15-18 topics in my book but I want a title to them. The first one's title is "Have Faith in Yourself&...
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