Tag: Sapne Book Club

Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Synopsis: The narrator of the novel is Eleanor Oliphant, a 29-year-old financial clerk, who in the beginning seems very peculiar and rude. She is witty and academically gifted, yet, doesn’t know what McDonald’s or Bobby Brown is. Nor does she understand the pop culture references like Los Pollos Hermanos or Top Gear. Eleanor’s completely fine […]

Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Synopsis: Connell and Marianne are two teenagers of different social standings. While Connell is handsome, popular, and school athlete, Marianne is smart, imitating, and has no friends. While Marianne is wealthy, Connell’s mother works in Marianne’s house. After a couple of encounters, they began a secret relationship, since Connell is afraid of his reputation. When […]

Book Review: The Girl on the Train By Paula Hawkins

Synopsis: Rachel takes the same train every day. Aboard, her routine includes staring out of the window, and every day when the train stops at a particular signal, she looks for her favourite house. Rachel is troubled by her failures, and the house and couple living in it is the gateway for her once-perfect life. […]

Book Review: Becoming By Michelle Obama

When we’re growing up, we’re often asked the question of what we want to become. In the book Becoming by Michelle Obama, she simply strips down this question and says that there’s simply no end to becoming something. Right as a daughter, friend, partner, spouse, mother, grandmother in relationships to becoming more than our job […]

Book Review: Animal Farm By George Orwell

This George Orwell’s classic book is set around the fictional Manor farm in England. However, the Novella is a reflection of the Russian revolution of 1917 and the Stalin era. Did you know that Arthur Koestler’s best-selling, Darkness at Noon, inspired Orwell to use fiction as the genre to chronicle the totalitarian regime of Stalin? Orwell, […]

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