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Murder in an American Farm

As part of my Victober Reads, I decided to read The Dead Alive by Wilkie Collins as part of the Read a Victorian novel where a plot is afoot category! This novella was one of Collins’s earlier works and is supposedly based on a true story, based on the Broon Brother murder case. The plot unlike… Continue reading Murder in an American Farm

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The End of the Madness

Finally, we are at the end of the Madness, aka,Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon. I cannot believe that 24 hours are over already! To say I will miss it is an understatement and I will count days until the April event comes along! This was MAGNIFICENT and so very unique, that I am still in a… Continue reading The End of the Madness

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The Madness Updates

Beloweth are the updates of my valiant attempts at this 24 hour readathon!! Update 1 Hour 1  –  18:47 IST The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Page 112 of 323 Take on the Book – intriguing. Seems to be veering around cliches but yet not fall into them. Difficulty in developing empathy for… Continue reading The Madness Updates

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The Madness Starts

Couple of minutes left to start! I am all set at the starting line.  Dewey’s Readathon, Bring it on! Me, the obsessive control freak, has made a list and checked and double checked all items. E-Book Reader Charged – Check Snacks set and dinner plans in place – Check Plenty of Water Bottles – Check… Continue reading The Madness Starts

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The 24 Hours Madness

Ok….so here’s a discovery, well not really a discovery, more of declaration of a well known fact – I am completely and obviously crazy!! Yes, I am aware that many of you always thought so, but I guess I am pointing out the obvious!! After an extremely stressful week at work, where I got less… Continue reading The 24 Hours Madness

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How To Think About Great Idea Project

I have always been fascinated by Philosophy. Its not like I always understood the subject completely and I often struggled with many of its theories, but I could not let go of this wondering fascination I had on this subject. I absolutely loved my Political Philosophy classes during my Graduate School days; a great credit… Continue reading How To Think About Great Idea Project

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The Bookish Time Travel Tag

As is usual in my case, I had planned to post a blog about something totally and completely different and instead I am posting this! It’s the festival season in India and I have been quite late in catching up with all the blogs but I finally did catch up and I found myself wondering… Continue reading The Bookish Time Travel Tag