“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” – Friedrich Nietzsche.
Life is such that there are chaotic moments that leave us and lead us to contemplation. Each of us has our own way of expressing that chaos. One of the best ways I know is to write, and I think most writers would relate to that. This collection of stories from Maliny Mohan’s pen brings forth some moments of chaos, and some of clarity.
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I think every bookworm who loves crime fiction would have a favorite fictional detective. One of my favorites is Hercule Poirot. I think the works featuring him are some of Agatha Christie’s best. But Christie also has given the world some other wonderful detectives. Miss Jane Marple is another. This book is the first Miss Marple mystery.
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There are few genres that I absolutely love reading. Fantasy fiction is one of them. To create a world, and make the reader feel like they are a part of it as they read, that’s really amazing. This book is one that I have read earlier too, but this is an updated, slightly extended edition. The cover is similar to the first edition, but I still love the first edition cover art more.
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They say time and tide wait for no man. I think that that is true. Life seems to go by so quickly when we’re having fun, yet each moment seems much longer when something is a chore. At times, we are obsessed about the past or too focused on the future that we forget to live in the moment. One of my favorite poems looks at that too, how we don’t have time to stand and look at what is around us.
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“Life is a great big canvas. Throw all the paint you can on it.” – Danny Kaye
There’s much truth to Danny Kaye’s words. Life around us is painted in different emotions, and each emotion has its own hue. We’re around life as much as life is around us, so our life is painted too. In this collection of poems, Shalini attempts to show us some paintings through her words.
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