Friday’s Forgotten Book: Night Watch by Lucille Fletcher (1972)

Elaine (Vaguely, dreamily, moving to the window): The question is... the question is....What really happened that awful morning.Helga: Why, you saw that shade go up! You saw that dead man, yah.Elaine (Brooding, staring at the window): I thought I did, But did I? Did I, Helga? Did that shade go up - or was it … Continue reading Friday’s Forgotten Book: Night Watch by Lucille Fletcher (1972)

Short Reviews: Prison and Chocolate Cake, and Forty Years of Test Cricket: India-England

Recently, I completed two books related to India (and England).The first one, Prison and Chocolate Cake, is a memoir by Nayantara Sahgal, chronicling her young days growing up during the Raj. As niece of independent India's first prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru and daughter of India's first ambassador to the U.N., Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Nayantara … Continue reading Short Reviews: Prison and Chocolate Cake, and Forty Years of Test Cricket: India-England

FFB: N is for No Comebacks by Fredrick Forsyth

Frederick Forsyth is one of my father's favourite authors and when my sisters and I were young, Papa would often narrate to us certain incidents/ episodes from his novels: The Day of the Jackal., The Odessa File, The Dogs of War etc. Though, these novels, esp Jackal, have long been on my wishlist, somehow I … Continue reading FFB: N is for No Comebacks by Fredrick Forsyth