Top Ten (+4) Tuesdays: New Authors 2021

This week in Top Ten Tuesdays hosted @That Artsy Reader Girl, we have been asked to name top ten (or more or less) new authors whom we discovered last year. Well, last year I read a host of new authors from those whom I made a special point to read like Reginald Hill and Shelley … Continue reading Top Ten (+4) Tuesdays: New Authors 2021

More Mysteries

After writing down reviews of five golden-age mysteries, here are reviews of more mysteries: 3 Fictional, one Non-Fictional.AT BERTRAM'S HOTEL (1965)In  this year, I read a review of Eric Ambler's Epitaph for a Spy @ Bitter Tea and Mystery. After reading the fine review, I wanted to read a book set in a hotel. The … Continue reading More Mysteries

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Marquez and His Chronicle

Throwback Thursday is a new meme @ Peggy Ann's Post  in which one shares 'old stuff': books, pictures, movies, T.V. shows. Lovely concept, isn't it?I have just heard the news that Gabriel Garcia Marquez is no more and so I thought that it'd be fitting to look  back at the first book that I read … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Remembering Marquez and His Chronicle

Forgotten Book: The Last Labyrinth by Arun Joshi

Relationships are often complex, holding the men and women involved in a vortex of emotions. Som Bhaskar, the protagonist of Arun Joshi's prize-winning novel The Last Labyrinth, seems to have it all: a beautiful, sensible wife; two adorable children; education at the world’s finest universities; an industrial empire; millions in the bank; every conceivable luxury…and … Continue reading Forgotten Book: The Last Labyrinth by Arun Joshi