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What Maisie Knew was my first Henry James book that I’ve read, and I couldn’t find a reason why I was putting him off for so long, until I started reading this book. James has…

The Bicentennial Man is a collection of short stories curated by Asimov himself, with a bit of a background for each story and how they were commissioned. So the collection, is nothing new and has appeared in other publications before, but they are collated into one under Bicentennial Man. …

It’s a shame that the Brontës died young. Their early departures prevent us from other works that would sit comfortably with their other masterpieces. I don’t have too many more Brontë books that I haven’t read, but I think I will always go back to read Wuthering Heights and The…

Prolific writers often suffer the fame of their more famous works that some of their lesser known works are sometimes forgotten, or automatically perceived as not as good because it’s not as well-known. When we think of Wells, the first books that came to mind are the Time Machine and…

“Could fulfilment ever be felt as deeply as loss? Romantically she decided that love must surely reside in the gap between desire and fulfillment, in the lack, not the contentment. Love was the ache, the anticipation, the retreat, everything around it but the emotion itself.”

As in Indian cuisine, there…

Like many books that have been adapted to movies and other forms fifty times over, it’s hard not to tarnish your own imagination when reading the novel based on what you have seen on the big screen, the TV or even your niece’s shirt. I am very much guilty of…

The last time I read a Stephen King book, I was 15, more than half a lifetime ago. I still remember the Shining pretty well, and some bits better than others — like the carnivorous hedge animals and that oranges signify danger. Some parts terrified me when I was a…

Kit Teguh

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