Finally I finished A Gentleman In Moscow! I don't know what kept me so long because it is a very beautiful book. The concept is original: a Russian nobleman put under house arrest in a hotel by the Russian government. It takes a long time in space: from 1922 until 1954. The point of view is unique, the story being told by this man in this quiet isolated and seemingly lonely position.
As I started reading The Woman In The Window, I got the immediate impression that I was seeing one of my favorite movies being played out a little differently. That movie is Hitchcock's "Rear Window." Also, other film noir classics came to mind and are mentioned in the story. This book had all the elements of one or any of those films.
All Lies, Says Krishna by Rajasekharan Nair is an amazing book, utterly fascinating and compelling. Quite unusual and exceptional story. I like Krishna (Who doesn't!), He is a strong Man (god) and a courageous leader.
First Love by Sheeja Jose was my blackout read and it served its purpose incredibly well. I was utterly absorbed by this story of Tina – much more than I ever expected to be. This book reminded me that I am a closet romantic and I really do enjoy romance when it’s done well.
At first I wasn't sure that I would like this book; The Silent Patient seemed, for all intents and purposes, like just another generic psychological thriller. In many ways it was, but in other ways, it stood out because of its excellent characters and the depth of the story and its themes.
When I chose to read this book Once Again Love, I had no idea what I was going in for. This was the debut book for the author Sarita Mathur and I cannot help but say that I was fascinated. But that aside, this was a book filled with hauntingly beautiful poems.
Behind the Light tore through my analytical mind and burrowed deep into my ultra-sensitive soul. It slayed all my emotions, my desires, and my love for vulnerable writing. I may not know a lot about poetry, but I do know a decent amount about feelings, and Aahana Mulla brought all my feelings tumbling out with this gorgeous collection of poems.
What I love most about this book, Moment of Signal, is the zero nonsense it allows. I read this when I really needed a kick up the backside, and it did that. The book builds on the premise that the circumstances affect us not as much by how good/bad they are but how we react to them.
Love story of Commando is clean, classic romance, adventure and thrill tied in a package with a sweet ending. It's not just a regular romance book that we read, It's a of a girl in love with a commando in extraordinary situations.
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