Book Review

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling

#BookReview for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone I don't remember the age that I first picked up my Harry Potter book. But what I remember clearly is the impact that it had on me and my life. It introduced me to a world of reading, a world that continues to inspire and strengthen me. It taught me the value of morals, the worth of friendship and above all courage in times of adversities. I believe that Harry Potter inspired people to work hard and strive towards living a life of…

Kafka on the Shore, by Haruki Murakami

#BookReview for Kafka on the Shore There are two major reasons as to why I choose Kafka on the Shore as my first Murakami’s novel: The name Kafka in the title is pretty intriguing. I like stories that involve animals, and in this book, cats can speak to humans {interesting plot angle} Written by Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore is an absorbing metaphysical mind-bender tale that is a real page-turner. This book addresses basic fundamental themes which are so simple, and they seem to be quite clichéd. One of them…

Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini

#BookReview for Kite Runner The core story of The Kite Runner is very strong. Amir, the main protagonist is a motherless child of a very popular but distant Baba. He has grown up with Hassan, a member of the abused Hazara community who is both Amir's best friend and servant. However, in a moment of timidity and fear, Amir betrays Hassan, refusing to help him in his darkest hour. This changes the nature of their relationship and creates a rift between Hassan and Amir. In the end, Hassan and his father…

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