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 has till today continued to inspire and strengthen me every day of my life. It taught me the value of morals, the worth of friendship and above all courage in times of adversities. I strongly believe that Harry Potter inspired a generation…

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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