Even as I write this review, I realise that nothing I say, no word of mine can do justice to the way Romance Shorts has made me feel. No appreciation is enough for such exceptional storytelling capabilities.
The best part of this novel is Adite Banerjie's style of writing. She is one of the best storytellers among her contemporaries.
The Mughal era is one of those times when India was at its peak in terms of trade, commerce and culture. And Bengal was the most lucrative spot for foreign traders and travellers alike. The elegance and power of Bengal has been emphatically described in Shazia Omar's Dark Diamond.
That is exactly why one must read 'My Darling Dorothy'. Jo's narration of the war and its effects are beautiful and stays with you long after you have put the book down.
There are some books that change you and some books that stay with you. This is one of those books that stay with you for a long, long time.
Paper Towns, among many more things, helps one find the secret of leaving. John Green with his Paper Towns engages you and pulls you into the story only to throw back an evolved person.
I have always been intrigued by the Greek mythology so it was only natural of me to hunt down and read this book as soon as I was aware of its presence.
With Matilda in hand, I walked to a seat and my magical journey began..