Quotable Quotes # 22: The Sea

John Banville’s 2005 Man Booker Prize-winning masterpiece, The Sea, is a rich and deep dive into human nature, specifically on the humdrum of grief and loss. Its realistic and romantic portrayal makes up for a riveting read, albeit it was a quick one. Moreover, the interesting plot was complimented by the richness of its text. John Banville […]

Quotable Quotes # 20: His Dark Materials Trilogy

I am no stranger to trilogies, having been riveted with Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games Trilogy. Just like any other literary works, there are great ones, and there are not-so-great ones. One of the trilogies that has captured my interest was Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials Trilogy. Comprised of three novels, namely The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife and The Amber […]

Book Review # 90: The Blind Assassin

Book Specs Author: Margaret Atwood Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Date: 2000 Number of Pages: 521 Genre: Historical Fiction Synopsis ‘Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge.’ Thus begins The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood’s stunning new novel. Laura Chase’s older sister Iris, married at eighteen to a politically prominent […]