Journey To The End Of The Night by L.F Celine

I have always suspected myself of being almost purposeless, of not really having any single serious reason for existing. Now I was convinced, in the face of the facts themselves, of my personal emptiness. In surroundings so much too different from those in which I had previously had my meagre being, it was as if […]

The Trial by Franz Kafka

I feel stranded and emotionally beat. Like I entered the ‘Hall of Mirrors’ in search for a story and now I’ve lost myself. There were reflections everywhere. Reflections of a story. I spent many days and nights staring blankly at these reflections hoping to find where the true story was hiding. Its only 256 pages […]

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger

“You know those ducks in that lagoon in Central Park South? That little lake? By any chance, do you happen to know where they go, the ducks, when it gets all frozen over? Do you happen to know, by any chance? Do you?” Only a broken 16 year old like Holden Caufield could think that […]

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

It is all in Esther Greenwood’s head. A neurotic over-achiever who made it to the top but didn’t know where to go from there. Lost like a race horse without a race track. Brought up by the pressures and high expectations of her middle class Christian mother, her life was crowded with unnecessary benchmarks that […]