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Tambien la Lluvia (2010) Initial release: 14 October 2010 (Los Angeles, USA) Director: Icíar Bollaín Screenplay: Paul Laverty Cast: Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar, Karra Elejalde Reviewed by: Titas Biswas Bolivia’s water-regulation authority has stated that the current water crisis would likely extend into 2018, leaving its people struggling to find water from other, limited...
Title: England, England Originally published: 27 August 1998 Author: Julian Barnes Page count: 272 Publisher: Jonathan Cape Genres: Satire, Farce Nominations: Booker Prize Reviewed by Abhijit Acharjee The eighth novel of the Booker winner (2011) author Julian Barns is woven around the lives of a cluster of characters in a corporation that is lead by an entrepreneur and ‘ideas man’, Sir Jack Pitman....

After Dark

Title: After Dark Publisher: Vintage Books, London (2004) Author: Haruki Murakami Translator: Jay Rubin Pages: 201 Format: Paperback Reviewed by Pinaki Dewan In After Dark by Haruki Murakami, the two sisters—Eri and Mari show a different mode of deviation from normal sleep habits. The elder, Eri, sleeps away all of her time, by ‘all’ I assert...
Title: In Failure and In Ruins Author: Mark Bolsover Publisher: Into the Void Press Pages: 52 Format: Paperback Price: 10$ Reviewed by Koushik Sen Mark Bolsover’s book of experimental prose-poetry can elicit mixed reactions from the readers and critics alike, nothing new in that. The present volume is a collection of images put together, and you...