PERKS OF DISCOVERING ‘THE WALLFLOWER’

PERKS OF DISCOVERING ‘THE WALLFLOWER’

Written By Soumya Bisht, Batch of 2019   There are a very few times when a book leaves you with much more than a story to remember and characters to recall and scenes to relish. Lucky for me, I decided to give the Perks of being a wallflower a try. It may seem weird but for me, an object loses its charm once it is in spotlight and stripped bare of all that made it special….

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The Last Leg: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Last Leg: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

By Arushee Sharma, Batch of 2019 After a long truancy in the school of Potterheads, the script for J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child finally came out in the bookstores, and through the portal, into the platform, we embarked upon the magical and prodigious journey yet again…for the last time. It is the eighth and the last story of the Harry Potter series and the first official one to be presented on screen….

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Cat’s Cradle and the Lies of Life

Cat’s Cradle and the Lies of Life

Kurt Vonnegut is a science fiction writer for people who hate science fiction – he’s funny and his stories move faster than speed of light. He wrote 38 novels during his writing career and aced them all. His most poignant work is probably Cat’s Cradle. Cat’s Cradle is an amazingly quintessential story told in a deceptively simple way. The story in essence is straightforward. A new scientific discovery causes apocalypse on earth. That’s the basic…

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Don’t forget to bring a towel!

Don’t forget to bring a towel!

There seems to be no appropriate line left unwritten, no right word left unsaid about the novel ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’. This review is written not to praise or analyze it, but only to introduce you to this marvelous book. It’s a huge international bestseller and highly influential within its genre. Actually, it can be held as one of the earliest and yet the most successful comical science fiction book. The novel takes you…

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Book Review #1: The Palace of Illusions

Book Review #1: The Palace of Illusions

 Authored by: Anusha Goel (Batch of 2018)     “A woman born into a man’s world.” Synopsis: What was it like to be born at the time when the greatest epic was being written, what was it like to be a woman in a man’s world and, above all, what was it like to be called the ‘reason’ behind the deadliest, the most onerous and treacherous of wars. This book answers it all from the…

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