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Shadow of the Wind

Just another book recommendation. This one is called “The Shadow of the Wind” by a Spanish author, Carlos Ruiz Zafon. I read the English translation. This isn’t my usual genre and I picked up the novel because my brother recommended it from Malaysia. I enjoyed the book; its well worth a read. I can’t seem […]

Microsoft Reader

It’s the best there is. Trust me – I read a lot and most of it on my Pocket PC. You just can’t beat the convenience or the functionality and its totally stable on any platform. But I think Microsoft could do with much more aggressive marketing strategies for this product. Many people I know […]

My books toplist 2

…continued  HG Wells – The War of the Worlds Homer – The Illiad Homer – The Odyssey Ivan Turgenev – Fathers and Sons James Clavel – Shogun James Joyce – Ulysses Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice JD Salinger – The Catcher in the Rye Jerome – Three Men in a Boat John Steinbeck – […]

My books toplist 1

Most people who like to read eventually decide to come up with a list of all their favorite books. I also thought it would be fun to try and compile something like that. But its tougher than I thought. There are so many books whose name brings a warm glow to the heart but not […]

Fantasy 101

I’ve always been a Tolkien fan. I have not read any other books as many times as I have read his trilogy. I even tolerated Christopher Tolkien just because he is JRR’s son and I believed that the apple should not have fallen too far from the tree. In between I finished the thirty odd […]