Book Reviews

A review is a critical evaluation of a text, event, object, or phenomenon. Reviews can consider books, articles, entire genres or fields of literature, architecture, art, fashion, restaurants, policies, exhibitions, performances, and many other forms. This handout will focus on book reviews. For a similar assignment, see our handout on literature reviews.

Veerayuga Nayagan Velpari – Book review.

Author : S. VenkatesanPublished : 2018. An epic novel Velpari. Velpari is one of the finest works of Sahitya Akademi Award-winning writer Su Venkatesan. Venkatesan’s Pari is a Velir tribal king, broad-shouldered, long-haired, and moustachioed.He was the patron and friend of poet Kapilar and is extolled for his benevolence, patronage […]

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OTHELLO – BOOK REVIEW

TITLE : OTHELLO BY : WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE PUBLISHED : 1603 GENRE : TRAGEDY Iago is jealous of Othello, so he spreads a rumor of Desdemona having relationship with Cassio, Othello’s lieutenant. Iago also made some false proof to make Othello believe him. Finally, Othello believed Iago and killed Desdemona out […]

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Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen

   A novel that is relevant at all the times is “pride and prejudice ” . This novel was written by Jane Austen in 1813.  You might have read this book at some point in your life time because this book has constantly appeared in the top lists of the […]

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Book review: The Invisible Man

The author of the book is H.G. Wells. The genre of the book is science fiction, comedy, thrilled and crime. H.G. Wells worked on novel like the War of the world, the island of doctor, the first man in the moon and his popular one the time machine. The invisible […]

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Half girlfriend – Book Review

      Half girlfriend book was written by ChetanBhagat.  Everyone might have read this book at once in your life time. Because the title of the book is catchy. The plot of the story is as interesting as the title of the book. The genre of this book is romance.        […]

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MANY LIVES MANY MASTERS: BOOK REVIEW

Death is so much feared among us. We believe it to be the end of our existence. But in truth death is neither the complete end nor it should be feared of. It’s just the end of the physical body, in reality, the soul is undying. Spiritually, death is just […]

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I am Malala – Book review

Author : Mala Yousafai with Christina Lamb I am Malala is the remarkable tale of a family uprooted by global terrorism, of the fight for girls’ education and of Malala’s parents’ fierce love for their daughter in a society that wants only sons. It makes us believe in the power […]

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WHY READING FICTION IS GOOD FOR YOU?

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” – Charles William Elliot I’m certain that many of you will acknowledge what Charles William Elliot said. No one can deny the degree of power that […]

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To kill a mockingbird- Book review

A book relevant at all times through all ages. You might have read the book at some point in your life. Either due to pressure from others (including google) or due to curiosity. And when you read it you have absolutely no regret you did so. You are left with […]

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Book Review- The Image of Man

The Image of Man is written by George Mosses. He was an eminent German-American historian, who specialised in the history of Germany, the rise of Nazism and Fascism and Jewish History along with the relationship between the Jewish and non-Jewish sections of German society through history. In this book, Mosse […]

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Book Review-‘Bananas, Beaches and Bases’

Cynthia Enloe’s Book ‘Bananas, Beaches and Bases’ has been, and continues to be widely read by scholars and students of International Relations. What makes her work stand out from other works in the discipline, is her usage of a gendered lens to analyse the world of International Politics. Where are […]

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Unpopular but good books you must take a look

Red Rising & Golden Son by Brown Pierce A tale set in a bleak future society torn by class divisions follows the experiences of secret revolutionary Darrow, who after witnessing his wife’s execution by an oppressive government joins a revolutionary cell and attempts to infiltrate an elite military academy. The […]

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Book Review of Me Before You

When I was recommended about this book by my friend, I simply thought it to be absurd that someone could wish to die in his own will! I was horrified and curious as to what all the matter was this about. But the thing I didn’t know at that time […]

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