Posts by tag: fiction book

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
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Posted by on 29 September

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner is an exceptional first novel by Khaled Hosseini. The single thread that runs thru the entire book is the story of the friendship between Amir and Hassan. As the first few pages unfold, you see that there are multi
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Posted by on 25 September

The Good Earth by Pearl S Buck

More than 7 decades ago, this book won the Pulitzer Prize and then, helped Pearl S Buck win the Nobel Prize. The Good Earth reads like a song of the war, of china, of farmers (not peasants), of women and men, of marriage, of pover
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Posted by on 24 September

Women of the Silk by Gail Tsukiyama

Gail Tsukiyama’s first novel, Women of the Silk deserves all those praises. It is a moving, quiet and yet intense coming-of-age novel of a young Chinese woman, who is sold to a house of silk by her poor parents.
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Posted by on 21 September

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park is the science fiction highlighting the developments and growth in biotechnology, but when this is mixed with the human greed, then it could be dangerous for this planet...
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