Category 130 Challenge

wuthering heights

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte: A review

A story of incredibly passionate love and vengeance.

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The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks: A review

A thoroughly enjoyable disturbing novel!

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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde: A review

Hauntingly beautiful!

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Yoga Sutras by Jackson Radcliffe: A review

Inside the mind of a dull guy.


India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra: A review

A refreshing take on a done-to-death subject.

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Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner: A review

Insightful, but that’s it.

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India After Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha: A review

A mammoth account of India’s story over the last 50 years!

Industrial Society and Its Future

Industrial Society and its Future by Theodore Kaczynski: A review

NOT an anarchist’s handbook nor a madman’s rant.

Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde: A review

Drama and lessons from the school of life.

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Tank Girl by Jamie Hewlett and Alan Martin: A review

The anarchist’s wet dream

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The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery: A review

A pleasant surprise!

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Nine Princes in Amber by Roger Zelazny: A review

Swashbuckling Fantasy!

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie: A review


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The Stranger by Albert Camus: A review

Non-chalantly haunting

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Oranges for Christmas by Margarita Morris: A review

A young adult novel that everyone can read

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Bombay Stories by Saadat Hasan Manto: A review

The Bombay in Mumbai

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The museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk: A review

More like museum of obsession and drudgery

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The Argumentative Indian by Amartya Sen: A review

The wise old economist speaks.

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Alex’s Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos: A review

A fabulous chronicle of the most esoteric subject in existence.

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Habu Ki Aag And Other Stories by Gulzar: A review

Enchanting stories from another world.

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The sense of an ending by Julian Barnes: A review


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The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde: A review

A trivial comedy for serious people

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Beyond the last blue mountain by R.M. Lala: A review

The story of Jeh

The Creation of Wealth by R.M. Lala: A review

Of people who created wealth for a nation

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A thousand splendid suns by Khaled Hosseini: A review

The story of Afghanistan

Riot by Shashi Tharoor: A review

Sappy pulp fiction.

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A woman of no importance by Oscar Wilde: A review

Delightfully poignant.

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Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell: A review

Trying hard to sensationalize common sense.

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The Accidental Prime Minister by Sanjaya Baru: A review

Manmohan Singh: The man who rode the tiger

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Fowlers end by Gerald Kersh: A review

A post industrial revolution British novel that is disgustingly entertaining.

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Hitchhiker’s guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams: A review

Resistance is futile!

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Alice’s adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll: A review

Sheer nonsense by Lewis Carroll. Off with his head!

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Heidi by Johanna Spyri: A review

The story of a sweet little girl.

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The Time Machine by H. G. Wells: A review

Eight Hundred and Two Thousand Seven Hundred and One years into the future and beyond.

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The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft : A review

A monster awakens.

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Foucalt’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco: A review

A treasure chest for those who like conspiracy theories.

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Solo by Rana Dasgupta: A review

Metaphorical poetry masquerading as prose.

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Johnny Gone Down by Karan Bajaj: A review

Not great but not so bad either.

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Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov: A review

Top notch Science Fiction.

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The Guide by R.K. Narayan: A review

From being the guide to being the rightly guided one.

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Good Night, Mr. Tom: A review

A poignant tale of the discovery of love.

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Sin City – The Hard Goodbye by Frank Miller: A review

A visual delight and a stimulating read

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley: A review

The opposite of 1984 is not 4891, it’s this.

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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: A review

The story of two normal people.

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Lord of the Flies by William Golding: A review

William Golding has painted the most beautiful picture with words and the picture is more than just that. It is more than the superficial veneer of a story, it a revelation.

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach: A review

Someone tricked me into reading this book. What happened next will blow your mind.

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Coraline by Neil Gaiman: A review

Wickedly witty and curiously creepy.

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The Trial by Franz Kafka: A review

Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested.

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Em and the big Hoom by Jerry Pinto: A review

I propped this book up on the wash basin because I did not want to stop reading it while brushing my teeth.

The cover of the Macmillan version of Kim from 1970

Kim by Rudyard Kipling: A review

The growing up story of a kid from Colonial India.