Book Review — Amla Mater by Devi Menon

Amla MaterĀ is a very short graphic novel in which the narrator recounts her childhood memories. The act of making gooseberry pickle reminds her of the times she had spent in Kerala with her childhood friend, Maya. I was very intrigued by the title of the book and also the fact that it’s a graphic novel.Continue reading “Book Review — Amla Mater by Devi Menon”

Book Review — The Ocean At The End Of The Lane by Neil Gaiman

This story takes us back to the narrator’s childhood days which were filled with horrors and revelations too mature for a 7 year old. As the eldest of two siblings, the narrator often found himself completely alone, and so would preoccupy himself with books. When a lodger commits suicide in his father’s car, a portalContinue reading “Book Review — The Ocean At The End Of The Lane by Neil Gaiman”