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Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami

Variety is a part and parcel of all companionship. And because there are all kinds of people making different choices, there is always a possibility of something unusual, magical even, happening to a rather ordinary person. Do we manifest it ourselves? Or are we puppets entertaining our most intuitive and intimate fantasies? In Sputnik...

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Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami

The image of something dark, something underground. If that sounds familiar to you, it means you’re well-acquainted with Haruki Murakami’s work. Dance Dance Dance is a chaotic yet beautifully structured novel. The unnamed protagonist, in search of a lost someone, is ready to delve into the dark side of his existence. The darkness is...

On Life With Consequences: In Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things

On Life With Consequences: In Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things

The idea around this book, this story that didn’t need practicing or explaining but stemmed from something that was endured. The God of Small Things is a disguise which reveals itself delicately. It’s a vessel constantly overflowing on some days with politics; while love has invariably submerged itself with laws of having emotional and...