Othappu: The Scent of the Other Side By Sarah Joseph

“ Othappu” had made a great impact on the readers especially female readers as the book is written in feminist point of view and written by a feminist called Sarah Joseph. In this book the portrayal of the female characters shows the real conditions of women in kerala especially in Christian community. The book dealing with the other side of the Christian faith written and translated by followers of the same faith. On the surface,...

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The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka’s Novella, the Metamorphosis is one of his well-known works, along with his novel, the trial. The Metamorphosis is a story of Gregor Samsa, who wakes up one morning and missed the early train that he was required to take for a business trip and discovers that he had turned into an insect Kafka does not appropriately mention in the text that Samsa into a cockroach but slightly closer to that. The story fully describes about...

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Lochinvar by SIR WALTER SCOTT

The story of young Lochinvar, a gallant knight, is really a stirring one and a well written one to summarize, we first see Lochinvar as he gallops upon his broadsword but wears no other weapon or armor. We are told he was hastening on with a fury of rush to the castle of Nether by because within Ellen was to be wed to the wrong man “a laggard in love, and a dastard in war”. His uninvited entry to the bridal hall caused quite the...

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“Princess” by Jean P Sasson

Princess is the story about ‘sultana’. The princess does not reveal her real name because it will ruin her life. Princess Sultana sent letter to author Jean Sasson, who is the author of the book “The Princess”. “Princess” is the trilogy called a “political rallying cry….” by publisher’s weekly. Circle paints a horrifying reality for women of the desert kingdom. Sultana wrote about her tragic experience in that...

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Book Review – Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

The story is about a child, whose mother had died, that was sent to workhouse. Oliver was an innocent & pure boy when he was 11, he was tried to be sold from the workhouse as an Apprentice, but he escaped from them. In his way to London, he met a boy dodge and then he ended with Fagin, he be the leader of gang of thieves. Luckily, Oliver also found people who took good care of him and helped him with some problem. In my opinion,...

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