Fallen Mountains- book review

A small town story that captivated me and had me reeling- a must-read novel. A small town sheriff, a missing man (presumably dead), and an old, dirty secret. It can’t get any better than this. Set in the fictional town of Fallen Mountains, Pennsylvania, where nothing of consequence ever happens, Red, the sheriff looks forward … Continue reading Fallen Mountains- book review

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The Bell Jar- Book Review

REVIEWED BY LAHARI "I was supposed to be having the time of my life", reads the back cover of the 50th anniversary edition of Sylvia Plath's timeless classic and only novel, The Bell Jar. The novel, a semi autobiography, is based on a period of Plath's disturbingly short life which was predominated by severe depressive … Continue reading The Bell Jar- Book Review

Critical Analysis of ‘Piano’ by D. H. Lawrence

David Herbert Lawrence was born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire. His father was a coal miner, and Lawrence’s early novel, Sons and Lovers, gives a vivid description of what country life was then like in a mining community. He graduated from the Nottinghamshire university college and qualified as a teacher. His collected works represent an extended reflection … Continue reading Critical Analysis of ‘Piano’ by D. H. Lawrence

Analysis of Ted Hughes’ ‘Crow Tyrannosaurus’

You can read the whole poem here. Edward James (Ted) Huges was born in Mytholmrod, in the West Riding district of Yorkshire. His childhood was quiet and dominately rural. The landscape of the moors of the area informed his poetry throughout his life. He attended Pembroke college and majored in archaeology, anthropology and studied mythology. … Continue reading Analysis of Ted Hughes’ ‘Crow Tyrannosaurus’

An Appreciation Of ‘The Road Not Taken’

By RADHIKA GARG The poem 'Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost: Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as … Continue reading An Appreciation Of ‘The Road Not Taken’