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The Birds: and Other Stories

“I saw myself, for the first time, as a very worthless, very trivial human being, traveling here and there about the world to no purpose, doing unnecessary business with other human beings as worthless as myself, and to no other end but that we should be fed and clothed and housed in adequate comfort until… Continue reading The Birds: and Other Stories

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The Short Fiction of Nella Larsen

She has spoiled his life; first by living and then by dying.Nella Larsen Why I’m Reading this Book? I’ve read Passing and Quicksand first and found them amazing. So, I have to read other works by Nella Larsen. It’s amazing that she has such a short collection of published work, but each of her stories… Continue reading The Short Fiction of Nella Larsen

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Quicksand

“These people yapped loudly of race, of race consciousness, of race pride, and yet suppressed its most delightful manifestations, love of color, joy of rhythmic motion, naive, spontaneous laughter. Harmony, radiance, and simplicity, all the essentials of spiritual beauty in the race they had marked for destructions.” Nella Larsen Why I’m Reading this Book? Quicksand is… Continue reading Quicksand

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Night of the Rat

"There’s always something with everyone. There’s always something you have to accept, overlook, or dismiss. No one is the whole perfect package. No one comes without kinks." -- Tanya Thompson Why I’m Reading this Book? I’ve been referred to this book by my brother Piyush Sharma. He came across it as one of his reading… Continue reading Night of the Rat

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The Monkey’s Paw and Other Tales

“To show that fate ruled people's lives, and that those who interfered with it did so to their sorrow. ” ― W. W. Jacobs Why I’m Reading this Book? I’ve had this book for a while in my digital library, but it was taking a long time to come to it. Recently I’ve read ‘If it bleeds’ by… Continue reading The Monkey’s Paw and Other Tales

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The House on Mango Street

"Here there is too much sadness and not enough sky.” - Sandra Cisneros Why I’m Reading this Book? In my quest of reading short novels I stumbled upon this gem. I’ve read digital version of this book and since book was very small, I didn’t strain my eyes too much. My Review… This book is… Continue reading The House on Mango Street