Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe is a modern classic tale of a young man who defies all odds to garner honor upon him. The White Man arrives and life is thrown off-balance. He can only hurtle towards tragedy. Set in the African continent: it talks of the Ibo people and their struggles.
The novel explores the life of the Paraja tribe in the Koraput District in Orissa. It deals with the exploitation of the tribal and their land at the hands of the moneylenders and the people in power. The ruthless system of oppression destroys and completely ruins many tribal peasants.
Travelling to unknown locations is an indescribable experience. One gets to watch a whole new world unfold before oneself. It’s divine to savour those moments.
The Binding Vine by Shashi Deshpande has the epigraph “ What were the use of my creation, if I were entirely contained here?” These lines taken from the book Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte give us a glimpse into the lives of Urmi the narrator of The Binding Vine and the rest of the women characters who are bound to a life and society, which conforms a woman to certain roles.
A place where I can find peace amongst the sea breeze and the luscious waves. It’s one of my favourite beaches. Not many people visit Gorai Beach,it’s clean and it gives the feeling of being on your own private beach. Less crowds gives one the luxury of being away from the maddening Mumbai city.
The Company of Women is a story of a man who is probably going through a mid-life crisis. Who wants to regain some freedom in a society that is a peep-show for all.
Are you in search of respite from blistering days of summer in Delhi? How about sinking your teeth into yummy delicious ice cream or thick creamy shake? Head to AMPM’s that’s nothing less than our second home this season!
Nainital is an alluring spot of incredible India with appealing scenarios all around in the foothills of Kumaon. It is surrounded by beauteous mountains and angelic lakes with the great snowy range of the Himalayas.