Category Archives: Literature

10 Favourite Books of 2015

10- The Bone Clocks – David Mitchell

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As you might have previously seen, Cloud Atlas has topped my Top Books of 2013 list and for good reason.
Although I did not find that The Bone Clocks lived up to Atlas, I find it quite a good read.
It’s as mind-twisting as you would expect a Mitchell novel to be; it’s smart and fairly eloquent; and as opposed to Atlas, it’s quite easy to follow. Also, it has a beautiful and ambitious idea.
At first I was hooked on the book, barely able to breathe at what a marvel I was getting myself into.

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I’ve always been afraid of the dark. I can almost remember: born into a flood of light, kindling sparks where smoke once began.

To go back to the dark is to never exist in the fray against the pulse in time.

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10 Favourite Books of 2013

It’s that time of year again when good-byes are said, and lists of the best moments of the passing year are relived. My way of reliving my year is through books, because every book I read leaves memories with it: Of where I had read it, my emotional state when reading, the images it had painted, and the way it has changed me. So without further ado, here is a list of my favourite books of 2013.
Please note that not all these books were published in 2013, they are simply the best 10 I had read during the year.
10. Azazeel- Youssef ZiedanScreen Shot 2013-12-26 at 6.21.24 PM

Like a whimsical poem, this book gave so much insight about cultures I had never been familiar with. Poetic in language, slow paced and everything a romantic could hope for. Continue reading

Forever Alive 8- Tomorrow

Forever Alive 1    Forever Alive 2    Forever Alive 3    Forever Alive 4    Forever Alive 5    Forever Alive 6    Forever Alive 7    Forever Alive 8    Forever Alive 9

Karim woke up the next day refusing to open his eyes. He stayed in bed till well after noon. He curled in the sheets hiding the light from penetrating his wake. He desired nothing more than to stay in bed, as the world passed him, slowly consuming the remainder of his life. At that moment, he wanted to lie in the shadows, allowing time to elapse him. Tomorrow he would rise, would leave bed, he would think and react. Tomorrow he would feel, he would hurt and he would face the mockery of the world. Tomorrow, Karim would wake. Continue reading

Criminal 1

Criminal 1          Criminal 2- Under The Smoke          Criminal 3- Spark

I have gotten used to it by now. The year is almost over, and I will have the time to cry it out. But now, I have to face it like a man. I must never show any sign of weakness. Continue reading

Thank You :)

It has been 7 weeks since I have been publishing the story Forever Alive, and til date, the series has been read over 1000 times, with extremely positive feedback and amazing reviews. And so it occurred to me to gather some of the best comments I have gotten on the series, into one post as a way to thank you for your devotion and continuous support. Continue reading