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Believing in the Life of Pi

So incredible is the story of Pi that also rightly puts in question the subject of “believe”. Life of Pi written by Yann Martel is the story of a boy named Pi (actually Piscine Molitor Patel) who found himself stranded … Continue reading

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The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim – our modern day Candide

It is a terrible thing when one’s privacy is open to ridicule. Indeed a terrible thing when your deepest fears and insecurities are the basis of someone’s chitchat and discussion. So here we go, with Mr. Maxwell Sim, who in … Continue reading

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Living precariously through My Week With Marilyn

For my christmas stocking, my first I would add, a very kind and dear friend has given me a bunch of my favorite reading materials which I think rather dull for most people about economics, politics etc. And in that … Continue reading

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The book that “Never Let Me Go”

What would be the difference should we know we will live till 30 or 80? I’ve read “Never Let Me Know” by Kazuo Ishiguro during my obsessive goal to read Times list of 100 best novels. Recently, I watched the … Continue reading

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Reading “Reading ‘Lolita’ in Teheran” and “The Shadow of the Wind”

Reading ‘Lolita’ in Teheran by Azar Nafisi The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (originally written in Spanish) Both books were stories spun around books. The first is a memoir in books, drawing parallels of books to the … Continue reading

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Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia Elizabeth Gilbert (Author) Much unlike the author, in fact, I’d say opposite in our background, I read her journey of self discovery with skeptical curiosity. I was weeping … Continue reading

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