This book is more about Lafcardio Hearn, the author of Irish descent who settled in Japan. It’s fascinating to know Japanese culture through his eyes. Like superstitions, beliefs & customs of the culture I did not know about and how the Japanese take their fairytales very seriously.
I feel like the green well is a metaphor for success – you get everything you want – the wealth the money and the power, and yet you feel no emotion. Extreme ambition can destroy the humanity within us
Took me a while to finish this book – a month to be exact. The book starts super slow, but catches up after a point. I was so invested in Miryem, Wanda and Irina that after a point I realised that I was actually relishing this book. I never wanted it to end! Synopsis :…
First book in the Kane Chronicles trilogy Synopsis The Kane Chronicles is a trilogy of adventure and Egyptian mythological fiction books written by American author Rick Riordan. The novels are narrated alternately in first-person by the two protagonists, siblings Carter and Sadie Kane. The siblings are powerful magicians descended from the two pharaohs Narmer and…
Frivolities aside, The Umbrella Academy Season 2 makes some strong statements. Will the siblings escape doomsday again? At what cost?
Yes, I know I am running about 7 books behind in my goodreads challenge, but I’ve still done better than last year where I was a hopeless Netflix addict who read like basic 3 books through the year.
I wanted to see what all the hype was about and of course was looking for a good read when I decided to pick this one.
DO NOT READ THIS BOOK RIGHT BEFORE BED! I mean it, I did this for two nights in a row and actually had sleepless nights The pace of the book was a little slow at the start. But Fiona’s journey began at the Old Barrons Road, and with each page, it compelled me within the…
We’re all surrounded by distractions at every waking moment that keep us from reading what we have been meaning to for months. Here’s what’s helped me get over that and read more!
What I did not expect was science fiction revolving around space and the universe to delve so deep into philosophy, feelings and those nuances that makes humans…well, human.