The Last Days of Weimar Republic: Christopher Isherwood’s Mr. Norris Changes Trains

I have a fascination for books that have train journeys in them. So when I discovered a book that began with a train journey, I simply had to read it.“Never mind. Never mind. In this brief life, one cannot always be counting the cost.”William Bradshaw is a young English man making his way to Germany … Continue reading The Last Days of Weimar Republic: Christopher Isherwood’s Mr. Norris Changes Trains

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