Tagged: Book review


“Malice” – Planting the Perfect Motive

Japanese author Keigo Higashino (ludicrously dubbed as ‘Japanese Stieg Larsson’) is best known for his crime & murder mystery novels that have carefully wound back-stories and characters with enough psychological depth. Higashino hasn’t entirely reconstructed...


My First Date with Kafka

      To any resident in the literary world Franz Kafka is a household name that needs no introduction. Neither is his ‘The Metamorphosis’. In fact most of us would’ve had our rendezvous with...


“Real World” – The Angst of Japanese Teens

Japanese crime-fiction writer Natsuo Kirino first garnered international recognition, when her novel “Out” got translated to English. “Real World” was her third English translated work (her translator, Philip Gabriel has also translated several works of...