Few Disappointing Murders: Cold Granite by Stuart McBride


I got recommendation of the writer Stuart McBride from someone in a book group describing McBride as a writer who writes about murder mysteries with touch of humour. Murder and humour are both my absolute favourite things to read. In addition when I looked him up and found out he is British, I immediately decided … More Few Disappointing Murders: Cold Granite by Stuart McBride

The Heart Wrenching Second Step Into The Sea Of Futility: Thoughts on Runaway Horses – The Second Book in The Sea of Fertility tetralogy


Last year I was so much affected after reading Yukio Mishima’s Spring Snow that I had decided to finish The Sea of Fertility tetralogy this year. Spring Snow is the first book of the tetralogy. I worked on my decision by ordering the rest of three books in January but after that started the most … More The Heart Wrenching Second Step Into The Sea Of Futility: Thoughts on Runaway Horses – The Second Book in The Sea of Fertility tetralogy

Magpie Murders: A Homage to British Murder Mystery


Susan Ryeland may have been me if only I had a drink with Agatha Christie’s descendant, I have my own murder mystery and also I have enough grammar knowledge to not only being able to write using immaculate grammar but also to correct others’ grammar. Apart from that we are almost the same living and … More Magpie Murders: A Homage to British Murder Mystery

Watching Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in Post #MeToo Era


I love anything with which Tina Fey is associated. It is not only because I am her non-unbiased fan but also because of the innovative ways she presents comedy. As someone who has been dabbling in comedy writing I find her writings as a master class. She never dumbs down writing or there is never … More Watching Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in Post #MeToo Era

Musing on The Age of Reason (with few existential questions)


After trying since 2015 I finished reading Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Age of Reason. In case you are wondering about my memory of remembering everything since 2015 then let me clarify I re-started from page 1 recently. Anyway yay for finishing the book but not so much yay as after finishing the book I found out … More Musing on The Age of Reason (with few existential questions)

The Story of Dukhu and Sukhu: A Folktale of Odisha Retold


The bad things have a tendency to overshadow the good things of life. Yet when it comes to memories the bad memories of past gradually fade and nostalgia overpowers our emotions. As time is passing my nostalgia is fading chiefly because lack of scope of refreshing the memories by meeting old friends and extended family, … More The Story of Dukhu and Sukhu: A Folktale of Odisha Retold

The Life Coaches


It may have been assumed the hottest bed of gossip is the writers’ room of 24/7 news channels where they discuss important stuffs like “did Kareena’s child brush his teeth today?” But actually the hottest bed of gossip is the posh Ladies Club of the city. But Kirty (with an Y because as her mother … More The Life Coaches