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Posted by on 26 January

East Wind: West Wind by Pearl S Buck

East Wind: West Wind is the first book by Pearl Buck – written in her twenties. It is an easy read. Pearl Buck’s style of simple writing holds for this...
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Posted by on 24 December

Dragon Seed by Pearl S Buck

Pearl S Buck wrote this book after she had won the Nobel Prize for literature. This book has all the Pearl Buck Magic. I read The Good Earth 5 years...
24 December, 2009 Books more
Posted by on 29 November

Binodini by Rabindranath Tagore

The Bengali Original – Chokerbali was written by Tagore. Its Translation is titled Binodini in English. Apparently, Binodini was what Tagore intially thought of naming his Bengali book – not...
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Posted by on 24 November

Imperial Woman byPearl S. Buck

The story starts when Tzu Hsi is a child. Orchid is her childhood name. She is the daughter of a low-ranking Manchu official of Yehonala clan. As was the practice then, a set of young girls are chosen out of who, a wife and some c
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Posted by on 05 November

Shopaholic Ties the Knot by Sophie Kinsella

Throw together a shopaholic like Rebecca Bloomwood (Becky) and a wedding together and thats a great potential for good chick lit. This books exploits the potentia well. Shopaholic Ties the...
05 November, 2009 Books more
Posted by on 26 October

Shopaholic Abroad by Sophie Kinsella

Shopaholic Abroad by Sophie Kinsella is a sequel to Confessions of a Shopaholic. But then it does not really matter that it is a sequel. You can read this anyway,...
26 October, 2009 Books more
Posted by on 07 October

The language of Threads by Gail Tsukiyama

The language of threads, a sequel to The women of Silk is the story of Pei, a Chinese woman that escaped to Hong Kong when the Japanese attacked China during World War II. Much like its prequel, the tone of this book is – gentle
07 October, 2009 Books more