#DailyBookQuote 31Aug13 : Cecelia Ahern’s PS I Love You
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#DailyBookQuote 31Aug13 : Cecelia Ahern’s PS I Love You

#DailyBookQuote : 31st August 2013 –          Cecelia Ahern (September 30, 1981) –          Cecelia Ahern’s PS I Love You It’s a story about holding on, letting go, and learning to love again. The endearing story that captured young readers’ hearts and introduced a fresh new voice in women’s fiction Cecelia Ahern. Holly couldn’t live without her … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 2Jul13 : H G Well’s The Time Machine
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#DailyBookQuote 2Jul13 : H G Well’s The Time Machine

#DailyBookQuote : 2Jul13   –          H G Wells (September 21, 1866 – August 13, 1946) –          H G Well’s The Time Machine “I’ve had a most amazing time….” So begins the Time Traveller’s astonishing firsthand account of his journey 800,000 years beyond his own era, and the story that launched H.G. Wells’s successful career and … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 30May2013 : Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy
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#DailyBookQuote 30May2013 : Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy

#DailyBookQuote : 30th May 2013 –          Dante Alighieri (April 27, 1265 – August 5, 1321) –          Dante’s The Divine Comedy The Divine Comedy, translated by Allen Mandelbaum, begins in a shadowed forest on Good Friday in the year 1300. It proceeds on a journey that, in its intense recreation of the depths and the heights of human experience, has … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 29May2013 : Franz Kafka’s Amerika
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#DailyBookQuote 29May2013 : Franz Kafka’s Amerika

#DailyBookQuote : 29th May 2013 –          Franz Kafka (July 3, 1883 – June 3, 1924) –          Franz Kafka’s Amerika Kafka’s first and funniest novel, Amerika tells the story of the young immigrant Karl Rossmann who, after an embarrassing sexual misadventure, finds himself “packed off to America” by his parents.  Expected to redeem himself in this magical land of opportunity, … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 25May2013 : Ernest Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea
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#DailyBookQuote 25May2013 : Ernest Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea

#DailyBookQuote : 25th May 2013 –          Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) –          Ernest Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway’s most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 8May13 : Ray Bradbury’s The Illustrated Man
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#DailyBookQuote 8May13 : Ray Bradbury’s The Illustrated Man

#DailyBookQuote : 8th May 2013 –          Ray Bradbury (Aug 22, 1920 – Jun 5, 2012) –          Ray Bradbury’s The Illustrated Man The Illustrated Man has remained in print since being published in 1951. It is fair testimony to the universal appeal of Ray Bradbury’s work.  Only his second collection, the first was Dark Carnival, later reworked into The October Country, it … Continue reading

#Panchatantra : Tales of practical wisdom from ancient India
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#Panchatantra : Tales of practical wisdom from ancient India

#Panchatantra : Tales of practical wisdom from ancient India At first glance Panchatantra is just a collection of interesting animal tales which offers hours of entertainment for young children. I have spent months telling one story each night to Meera and Kabir still there are some left. The tales of पन्चतन्त्रम् Panchatantram (originally written in Sanskrit) are actually … Continue reading