Usually my reading depends merely on my moods but this month I made it a point to pick up books written by Black authors. Coincidently both of them turned out to be published by independent publishers. Murder in G Major by Alexia Gordon This book began in a fantastic manner. Gethsemane Brown, an accomplished violinist … Continue reading #BlackHistoryMonth #ReadIndies Murder in G Major and Spare Room
"I feared the dark until I smiled in the fire that burnt me; now the dark fears me." Sanjana and Punit are a happily married couple. However, trouble arises when their son Manu is born. A premature child, Manu is weak and frail. For the physically fit, Punit, who wants his son to be as … Continue reading Horror in India: As Death Stared Back by Ajinkya Bhasme (2019)
DEAD OF NIGHT is a British horror film that was released in 1945. It is what is called an anthology film with different sections of the film being directed by different directors.The film begins with the arrival of architect Walter Craig (Mervyn Johns) at the house of Elliot Foley (Ronald Culver) for some renovations needed … Continue reading TUESDAY’S OVERLOOKED FILM: DEAD OF NIGHT (1945)
Last year, I had great fun reading for the Ethereal 2015 Challenge hosted @ RIEDEL FASCINATION. This year, I am signing up for its 2016 version. My goal remains the same: Intution which means I'll be reading 5-10 books for the challenge.I love how our hostess describes the challenge:... “Ethereal” is a home for everything under … Continue reading Ethereal 2016 Reading Challenge
In Shakespeare's tragedy, Hamlet, the eponymous hero calls Death as ''the undiscovered country." Certainly, Death remains the greatest mystery ever. What really happens when one ceases to breathe? Is it the end of everything or is there something beyond? Is there something that is called the Soul which is immortal?These are questions that philosophers over … Continue reading Two Books and The Undiscovered Country.