Books, New Post, Women authors

The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak | Book Review |

The Bastard of Istanbul is another successful novel by Elif Shafak and will definitely entice you in its richly embroidered familial drama. Read about my 4/5 star review for this book and tell me what you think of it.… Read More The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak | Book Review |

Books, New Post, Women authors

10 Minutes 38 seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak | Book Review |

Having read The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak, I had a great many expectations from this book. Happy to say I was not disappointed at all. This book has been shortlisted for the Booker award. I had picked up reading or rather listening to this book on the Audible for the book prompt… Read More 10 Minutes 38 seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak | Book Review |

Books, Guestblog

| GuestBlogging | Book Review | Honour | Elif Shafak | Book set in Japan/China/Turkey |

  Title: Honour Introduction: Elif Shafak’s ‘Honour’ is a gripping exploration of the darkest aspects of faith and love. She wrote Honour in English first before translating it into Turkish. Elif Shafak is a persistent writer. The publication of an earlier novel, The Bastard of Istanbul, saw her charged with insulting “Turkishness”. Her book, Honour,… Read More | GuestBlogging | Book Review | Honour | Elif Shafak | Book set in Japan/China/Turkey |

Photorama, Travel

Insta- Corbett – Gram

A sudden work trip had me taking off to Corbett for a couple of days. As usual with all my journeys, I decided to make the most of it. When I was introduced to the resident naturalist of the resort I was lodging in, I mmediately begged him to take me for a birdwatch walk in… Read More Insta- Corbett – Gram