Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

The world is not full of angles or devils, but ordinary souls that are pushed by a minority of angles and devils and thus struggling in between. I didn’t have high expectation when I started this book.  More than a couple of decades ago, when people in China and people from other countries did not … Continue reading Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

THE FARM by Tom Rob Smith – A Short Review

This book should at least earn 3 stars out of five considering I had finished it in one day.  The author had got a talent to keep me going. But other than that, what was like reading and finishing it…?  Yes, it’s a lot like eating a bowl of lucky charms cereal without a single … Continue reading THE FARM by Tom Rob Smith – A Short Review

ON MY OWN by Diane Rehm

This is a very personal book.  Personal as the feeling expressed by the author was very genuine.  Personal also as when reading part of the narratives, you’d think: why any of this was my business. I like the book till the later part.  The repetitive expressing on how she missed her husband who died after … Continue reading ON MY OWN by Diane Rehm