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The Immortals of Meluha (Shiva Trilogy #1)
3.93
A treat to rational atheists looking for a reason behind the meaningless religious mumbo-jumbo.
The description of Meluha is very particular and enjo...more
Dec 02, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
One of my friends said she read this when she was about fifteen. I wish I had. I read this at the age of nineteen and I could still relate to it. And...more
Aug 05, 2012
Aug 03, 2012
 
The God of Small Things
3.88
I was halfway through when a friend sat by me, in the library, looking over my shoulders. He said he'd heard about this book. It was descriptive. Des...more
May 09, 2014
May 08, 2014
 
Post Office
4.03
I have this friend. Not sure if I can call her friend because we never really agreed on any other term other than penpals. We also agreed not to hit o...more
Feb 10, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
 
Misery
4.02
Amazing. I was a bit apprehensive at first, considering that it's about a captive protagonist, which narrows down the reading window to something of...more
Dec 11, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
Interpreter of Maladies
4.09
In the current series of author experimentation, I landed upon this masterpiece, with its yellow cover and the translucent picture of the author peepi...more
Apr 30, 2014
Apr 25, 2014
 
Steppenwolf
4.07


Is Steppenwolf an aesthetically pleasing word? Isn't it really an attractive looking set of letters? Does it not please you to look at it? I felt so....more
Jul 10, 2014
Apr 26, 2014
 
1984
4.09
**spoiler alert**
Profanity and vulgar language with imagery. I couldn't fucking help it, really.

There are a lot of parallels with Ayn Rand's We the...more
May 27, 2013
May 25, 2013
 
Skipping Christmas
3.43
I am a great fan of feel-good movies, but I was unaware as to the existence of such a genre in books - until now, that is. I am not a Christian mysel...more
Dec 24, 2011
Dec 25, 2011
 
We the Living
3.85
**spoiler alert**
Review contains expletives. Yes, a lot of them.

It's sad. It's very sad. It's very realistic too. It's got all these fancy, Russian n...more
May 07, 2013
May 07, 2013
 
The Shining
4.08
Some books are good.
Some are scary.
Some are terrifying.
Only a few are haunting.

The Shining is a haunting book, maybe haunted. Nah, just kidding....more
Jan 03, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
Far from the Madding Crowd Far from the Madding Crowd
3.86

After frequent visits to the lit board in the wretched anonymous image board, I was sure of one thing - my reading habits reflected that of a pleb. En...more
Apr 12, 2014
Apr 08, 2014
 
Congo
3.47
It was always a mystery to me, how someone could write the Jurassic Park, which I felt was more of a movie material than a novel, with all it's actio...more
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
 
The Secret Of The Nagas (Shiva Trilogy 2)
3.93
Amish does it again. He has immensely improved from his first book, not that the first was any less than genius, but the characters are steadfast now...more
Dec 24, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
 
The Great Train Robbery
3.79
A riveting, realistic tale of a robbery, nowhere faltering in essentially details. Michael Crichton gives you the real deal - the whole works, the pl...more
Feb 05, 2012
Feb 05, 2012
 
The Green Mile
4.38
Yet again Stephen King proves his extraordinary, almost eerie, talent of bringing book characters to life; such elaborate and intricate detail, yet s...more
Dec 20, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
 
The Coffin Dancer (Lincoln Rhyme, #2)
4.14
A rough roller-coaster ride is what this book is, yeah.


Deaver, Muthafucka!
Tune in to Jeffery Deaver and dance to his music! Oh, he likes a slow tune at first, sure. A...more
Dec 07, 2012
Dec 06, 2012
 
It
4.09

Having read quite a few of Stephen King novels, I deem myself fit enough to see at least what it is that appeals to readers in his novels. The X Fact...more
Jan 31, 2012
Jan 23, 2012
 
Keep off the Grass
3.25
This could easily be the best Indian young adult book in the recent years. Not that this genre is terribly competitive, except for Chetan Bhagat who...more
Dec 24, 2012
Dec 02, 2012
 
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
4.26
This book is a treat for Stephen King fans who, I would presume, must have read most of his famous books. He takes examples from them and explains how...more
Nov 30, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
 
Narcopolis
3.35
I had high hopes for this book. Where did I first acquaint with it? It was… a magazine interview with Jeet Thayil, that was followed by quick internet...more
Jun 05, 2014
Apr 28, 2014
 
Catch-22
3.96
The first time I started reading this, I put it down past the twentieth page, I think. Maybe I was more into genre fiction back then; maybe I found th...more
Jul 05, 2014
Feb 13, 2012
 
Different Seasons
4.31
This is my first Stephen King book, and I have made a mental note to read every one of his books. I am also a little disappointed that I had put away...more
Dec 06, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
2666
4.19
I would have given it three stars but the experience of reading it was more than compensating for the open structure of the entire novel. I do believe...more
Aug 15, 2014
Aug 01, 2014
 
The Stranger
3.92
Mersault is an edgy character, and bearable. You don't find that combination a lot.
Jun 11, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
 
Kane and Abel (Kane and Abel, #1)
4.23
None
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Nov 11, 2011
 
Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
4.12
None
not set
Dec 06, 2011
 
The Fountainhead
3.82
None
Sep 25, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
 
Nine Stories
4.19
None
Jan 07, 2014
Nov 05, 2012
 
Angels & Demons  (Robert Langdon, #1)
3.79
None
not set
Nov 16, 2011
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