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To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara: A Captivating Tale of Love and Loss | Book Review

What if I tell you guys to drown yourselves in pain, fluid and raw, and yet assure you that you will be back unscathed, seething in its flames and yet uncannily soothing in its undercurrents? Yes, the pain has that strange ability to be able to coil itself surreptitiously around the misery of our souls and yet soothe us subtly but surely, smarting our hearts and yet treating our souls. Wondering what’s up here? To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara is a heartfelt tale of love and loss, measuring life’s many spectrums.

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A Humorous Take on Mythological Fiction-Ms Draupadi Kuru: After the Pandavas

Imagine getting on a superb ride, taking a pause of sorts from your usual “splendid,” “perfect,” and “heavenly” life, and enjoying human hood. Confused? Well, Ms Draupadi Kuru After the Pandavas by Trisha Das is a brilliant fictional account of what happens when our goddesses, or lady powers, choose to leave the confines of heaven and visit Earth. Is all hell breaking loose? Ah, now that is a paradoxical statement, huh?

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Subjective Bliss by Vez Jauffur – A Satirical Take On Today’s Fast-Changing Society

There are some books which stay so close to our lives, thanks to their impeccable narrative and satirical take on the circumstances. Subjective Bliss by Vez Jauffur is a satirical fiction that not only entertains but puts forth a piece of life which we all surely know but dare not acknowledge for the fear of being judged. This a brilliant insight into the lifestyle of the upstart, the rich and the obnoxious, bookmark this one for your next

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