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In the list of several classics reads this too joins as rightly deserved for its suspense imbibed storytelling and gothic style infrastructure. It is unheard to present the mysterious character at the start and building the story thereafter shows the development of thrilling effects while focus is retained on the tensions around them. It must be daunting to articulate such expectations which are unique in those times and wonder how this was drafted to accommodate the ideas of the author. If this wasn’t enough the love was briefed with at most care without any lengthy pretence dialogues. This proves how much research would have been gone to arrive on the scene and the plight of reader satisfaction. I am thankful to have read this book and gives me an opportunity to share my lingering thoughts and views with the fellow readers. I hope this was insightful and informative.

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Who says graphical novels are cherished by the children and the young people alone? Let me break it to you that I am a married women and equally admire the illustration based books. Even though it gives me the guilt of not reading such books in the past, but still fulfills my desire to explore them as much I want. However, it baffles me to find that various science fiction stories have not been inspected yet which makes me feel saddened. The concept of travelling to mars and the astronaut’s difficulties are explained with complimenting sketches. So everything is envisioned fine except the talks between astronauts which were chaotic in some places. If you ignore them will be a complete fun package here.

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Well, it is a relief to find an assuring story about aspects of social norms in the aristocratic universe. The explanations are defined with acuity and the nuance supporting the life of an upper middle class family is captivating and mindful. I was worried to get into the usual class indifference perhaps relieved by the contradictory happenings. Moreover the relationships of Ellen and Archer is presented in less lustful details with subtle proceeding which is commendable and unforeseen. This further demonstrates how romanticism can be looked upon which unfortunately isn’t the case in today’s modern society. When I started to read was expecting the sentimental elements leading towards the sad ending thankfully that’s not how it travels. By this you all must wondered the summary of this book? In bribing to pick this book as the next read and also gives me a healthy perspective of what you all think of it. I will reserve this spot especially for your views.

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I do not wish to repeat the story line, which many would have shared its details and views, but to me the exercises at the end of the each section keeps it attentive and entertained. Activity driven texts gives a sense of measuring the comprehension skills which keeps the assimilation in check. When you get the answers right will indeed raise the confidence, but all pays well with the appropriate layouts, language and questionnaires combined together can bring the effectiveness in learning. I find this book meets all the above requirements and delivers its best. Not to forget the thriller elements it offers so stay put and happy reading.

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With the sense of anticipation created by the quality of author’s previous works, The title made me to sneak into this book and got sucked into Haruki’s fantasy world with a minimum characters to keep it light and lively. This story is about a boy who ends up in a nightmarish library where hidden rooms appear to be a labyrinth sorts with spooky environment. Here comes the few characters such as the sheep man, a mysterious girl and a starling pet to accommodate the required foundation for the story construction. How the boy escape is presented with dark humor and that’s how I visualize it. Being a short story adds up to complete the reading goals that one may have or signed up for. So nothing to complain about and hence recommend this book for the coffee table reads for its size alone.

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I had spent an hour in the bank with my dad, as he had to transfer some money. I couldn’t resist myself & asked…

”Dad, why don’t we activate your internet banking?”

”Why would I do that?” He asked…

”Well, then you wont have to spend an hour here for things like transfer.

You can even do your shopping online. Everything will be so easy!”

I was so excited about initiating him into the world of Net banking.

He asked ”If I do that, I wont have to step out of the house?

”Yes, yes”! I said. I told him how even grocery can be delivered at door now and how amazon delivers everything!

His answer left me tongue-tied.

He said ”Since I entered this bank today, I have met four of my friends, I have chatted a while with the staff who know me very well by now.

You know I am alone…this is the company that I need. I like to get ready and come to the bank. I have enough time, it is the physical touch that I crave.

Two years back I got sick, The store owner from whom I buy fruits, came to see me and sat by my bedside and cried.

When your Mom fell down few days back while on her morning walk. Our local grocer saw her and immediately got his car to rush her home as he knows where I live.

Would I have that ‘human’ touch if everything became online?

Why would I want everything delivered to me and force me to interact with just my computer?

I like to know the person that I’m dealing with and not just the ‘seller’. It creates bonds of Relationships.

Does Amazon deliver all this as well?”’

Technology isn’t life..

Spend time with people .. Not with devices

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Every morning in Frankfurt, Germany, you might catch a glimpse of Jenny, a horse who goes on a long walk every morning, all by herself. She has been taking the same route every morning for 14 years, ever since her owner, now 79 years old, became unable to ride. She enjoys greeting all of the familiar faces along the way, and she stops and gets treats and pettings from some of her favorite humans. The locals treat her like a celebrity and happily clean up after her. A piece of paper is attached to her halter that reads, “My name is Jenny. I didn’t run away, I’m just walking. Thank you.” But the police get calls frequently from people who don’t know about the arrangement. They are very familiar with the horse and the owner, and there have been no incidents in 14 years. A local veterinarian gives her routine checkups and continues to find her to be healthy and showing no anxiety about her unique lifestyle.

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Mythology based stories are the new trends for quite a while now. This book is the second installment from the “The Pataala Prophecy” series by the author. Why do I get the feel that this book is more about the other protagonist Maya than Arjun? Because her character alone is spoken at length and makes it quite rambunctious! The rest of the characters like Raman Kapoor, Vishwaraj and Shukra leaves theirs imprint and room for curiosities. The visual representation of tapovan was similar to Gandalf accompaniment with Frodo in “Lord of the rings”. This novel is surpassed with a hope that at least the third installment surprises me with thorough characterization coverage.

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This is a captivating tale of Jimmy Tock whose lineage falls onto a fine aerialist and clowns with a mystery attached to his parentage. What happens when things go as per his grandfather predictions is the crux of the story explained in a gripping fashion. The conversations between Jimmy and his family is enthusiastic and spreads positivism. I have read a couple of books by the author, but this book stole my heart for its stimulating verbose and content that is indulgent to the courageous efforts in life.

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