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Author: Amitav Ghosh Publisher: Penguin India Publication Date: 6 June 2008 Pages: 600 Language: English Country: India, Burma Rating: 4.5/5 "What would it be like if I had something to defend- a home, a country, a family- and I found myself attacked by these ghostly men, these trusting boys. How do you fight an enemy who fights with neither enmity nor anger but in submission to...
Author: Katherine Arden Publisher: Penguin Random House UK Publication Date: 30 Oct 2017 Language: English Country: USA, Russia Rating: 5/5 "Witch. The word drifted across his mind. We call such women so, because we have no other name for them." The Bear and The Nightingale is magical! I loved it and it is nothing short of perfection. It is easily one of the best books I...
Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Penguin UK Publishing Date: 24 April 2012 Pages: 560 Language: English Country: England Rating: 4.5/5 “We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.”  Mansfield Park is, perhaps the least popular novel of Jane Austen. Originally published in July 1814, Mansfield Park is very different from Pride and Prejudice and Sense and...
Author: Tehmina Durrani Publisher: Penguin Publishing Date: 14 Oct 2000 Pages: 237 Language: English Country: Pakistan Rating: 4/5 "...my mind was consumed with the idea of purdah. From behind it no call for help could be heard. An abandoned species was trapped in a forbidden world. Everything corrupt happened under the shroud, when it was off a faceless and nameless woman appeared." As soon as I started...
Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Date: 6 March 2018 Pages:304 Language: English Rating: 5/5 "Before the beginning there was nothing- no Earth, no heaven, no stars, no sky: Only the mist world, formless and shapeless, and the fire world, always burning." I've always been fascinated with mythology, legends and folklore (and everything ancient in general). Myths are the original fairytales of humanity. I have been...

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