Fiction

Not Sharpe enough!

November 25, 2011
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Not Sharpe enough!

by Nimish Dubey There are many who believe that Tom Sharpe writes the funniest books in the world today. And there is good reason for this belief. The English author has been entertaining readers for over three decades now with books that mix confusion and destruction with an amazing turn of phrase. One critic had…

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Paths of Glory by Jeffrey Archer

November 25, 2011
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Paths of Glory by Jeffrey Archer

by Nimish Dubey Solving unresolved mysteries with a dash of fiction has been a formula followed by many bestselling authors. The results can vary from the ludicrous to the brilliant. Fortunately, Jeffrey Archer’s “semi-fictional or semi-historical” narrative of mountaineer George Mallory, Paths of Glory, falls squarely into the latter category.

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Seven books that inspired Johnny Depp films

November 25, 2011
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Seven books that inspired Johnny Depp films

By Nimish Dubey Most people remember him as the eccentric captain Jack Sparrow from the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy, but  The Examiner in an excellent article points out that some of Johnny Depp’s most notable performances have come in films based on books. The actor, who turned 46 on June 9, has the following…

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Reading List: Seven Fantasy Series You Must Try!

November 25, 2011
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The world of fantasy must be feeling seriously deprived with the death of David Eddings a few days ago. Eddings, like many other fantasy writers, was known for his series of books with the same central characters that enthralled millions of readers all over the world. In his honour, Bookwag presents seven fantasy fiction series…

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Fantastic Premise, Fantastic Journey, Fantastic Book

November 24, 2011
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Fantastic Premise, Fantastic Journey, Fantastic Book

By Nimish Dubey How do you reach the center of the earth? And while on the subject, why on earth (pun intended) would you like to travel down the bowels of the planet? Well, both questions were answered in spectacular style by Jules Verne when he wrote A Journey to the Center of the Earth…

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