Fiction, Review

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy Publication Date: June 6th 2017 Publisher: Hamish Hamilton (Penguin Random House India) Read Date: October 30th 2018 Genre: Literary Fiction / Indian Culture and politics / Contemporary Pages: 464 Stars: 3.5/5 The Ministry of Utmost Happiness takes us on a journey of many years-the story spooling outwards from the cramped… Continue reading The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

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Classics, Review

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Animal Farm by George Orwell Publication Date: 2012 (first published August 1945) Publisher: Fingerprint Genre: Classic / Fiction / Literature Pages: 143 Stars: 5/5 Animal farm is allegorical novel that symbolize mainly politics and revolution. Revolution comrades! It's all about political science and power and corruption. It was written based on the Russian revolution. Characters represent… Continue reading Animal Farm by George Orwell

Historical Fiction

In Pursuit of Platinum: The Shocking Secret of World War II by Vic Robbie

Published: August 26th 2012 by Principium Press Read Date: December 3rd 2017 Pages: 310 Stars: 4.5/5 It’s the secret they don’t want you to find out – buried in government archives and not to be revealed until 2045. Now you can read the real story about the attempt to smuggle a fortune in platinum out… Continue reading In Pursuit of Platinum: The Shocking Secret of World War II by Vic Robbie

Historical Fiction

A Pearl for My Mistress by Annabel Fielding

Published: August 9th 2017 by HQ Digital Read Date: November 21st 2017 Stars: 4/5 A story of class, scandal and forbidden passions in the shadow of war. Perfect for fans of Iona Grey, Gill Paul and Downtown Abbey. England, 1934. Hester Blake, an ambitious girl from an industrial Northern town, finds a job as a… Continue reading A Pearl for My Mistress by Annabel Fielding