February: A Classics Challenge

This Month's prompt of A Classics Challenge focuses on character.The classic that I read is The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens. And my favourite character from the book is John Jasper. We first encounter him in an opium den where he is an anonymous, shadowy figure. Later, the author provides us with a description:Mr. … Continue reading February: A Classics Challenge

Vintage Mystery Trivia Challenge at Pretty Sinister Books

John at Pretty Sinister Books has a most mesmerizing blog where he writes about mystery books and authors that/ who I haven't even heard of. His posts are always interesting [and make "on my wishlist" pile huge :)]. Presently, he is hosting a vintage mystery quiz where you can test your knowledge and win prizes. Attempt … Continue reading Vintage Mystery Trivia Challenge at Pretty Sinister Books

Book Most Thankful For

On this Thanksgiving Weekend, Jenn at Jenn's Bookshelves has posed the question as to which book one is most thankful for. The Mahabharat is my all-time favourite book. Passion, Romance, Friendship, Courage, Chivalry, Envy, Arrogance, Cowardice, Sacrifice, Suffering...: It contains the kernels of all the literary plots of the world. However, most translations don't do justice to … Continue reading Book Most Thankful For