ArchiveMarch 2018

Legouis and Cazamian’s History of English Literature – review

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Is this the first time that I am reviewing some academic book? No! I have been doing so for a while. However, Legouis and Cazamian’s joint venture, A History of English Literature, does deserve a considerable attempt and a far serious approach by a reviewer and I don’t think myself that callous to just go on and bull dodge my views on the readers of this book. At the outset, I am...

Little Maryam – review

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Hamid Baig’s novel, Little Maryam, was the one in my reading lot along with many others and one I have already reviewed, Mark’s second novel – American Maharajah. While Mark’s novel had a great story and a general plot, Hamid’s novel also had a very good plot which entices the readers to browse more. Little Maryam is about second chance romance, as the subtitle says...

American Maharajah – review

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Out of many novels I have read recently, American Maharajah caught my attention because of its simplicity and its subtle art of storytelling which could be even more impactful had the plot been as good as the two – story and narrative. Nevertheless, the novel is based on the confusions of an Indo-American young man, Ravi Shankar. Since the childhood, the guy understands that he was born in...

Jane Eyre – review

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Even I have read so many reviews of Jane Eyre before finally reading the novel recently. It’s not a big deal – reading a book’s reviews before making your decision whether you should be buying that book or not. Nevertheless, now I largely agree that before reading any Victorian Classic, you should rather not be reading book reviews written by different people because the...

Hamid Baig and New Fiction

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For a debutant, a novel like Little Maryam is nothing lesser than a testimony to his writing abilities which are put on a trial and come as audience-winner. Hamid Baig, the author of Little Maryam, a novel which might be put in the Romance category as well as any other for that sake, is one of those authors whose very debut impresses the readers to a great extent that they expect other good...

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