Gigi by Colette

Gigi is a novella by Colette, originally in French. It had been translated into English by Roger Senhouse. Set in late 1800s-early 1900s Paris, Gigi, the eponymous protagonist has been raised by her grandmother and great-aunt, to be a courtesan like them. They had decided that her aim in life is to be the mistress … More Gigi by Colette

Book Recommendations: If you liked……then you might like.

This is a type of book recommendations post I’ve done a couple of times before, and I thought this was a good time for an update. If you liked A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, you might like Honour by Elif Shafak Both are hard-hitting books about women dealing with extreme patriarchy and conservativism. … More Book Recommendations: If you liked……then you might like.

May 2021 Wrap Up

I read a lot this month. Here are the 21 books (including graphic novels, novellas etc) I read this month. Dune by Frank Herbert (4/5) This was a carry-over from last month, and I can totally understand why this is considered such an epic! The world and the story were magnificent. I’m looking forward to … More May 2021 Wrap Up