Category: Review

The Children’s Act – Ian McEwan (A Review)

This is another gem from the English author, Ian McEwan-a wonderful novel that needs to be celebrated as one of McEwan’s strongest works of fiction. The novelist’s light shines on Fiona Maye, a High...

The Sari Shop by Rupa Bajwa

Rupa Bajwa’s “The Sari Shop” set in the little city of Amritsar captures evocatively, the social atmosphere of small-town India. Her narrative encapsulates the spirit of the sari-shop environment with its spirited, intimate, interaction...

Scott-King’s Modern Europe by Evelyn Waugh

Scott-King’s Modern Europe is a short, perhaps over-short novella by Evelyn Waugh. Written in 1946, it visits a fictitious part of Europe largely unknown to its determinedly English protagonist. In 1946 Scott-King had been...

Movie Review – The Book Thief

She finds her love of reading as a way to shut out the horrors of Nazi Germany. She steals them, shares them, and uses their words and thoughts to nurture those around her. In...

Book Review – The Notebook

Normally, I do not write book reviews on works of fiction. But, this book is a well-written book that elevated the writing career of Nicholas Sparks to the next stratosphere. The book, “The Notebook”,...