Category Archives: Literature

Delightful hours with Clare Chambers and Barbara Vine

Tweet When I came home from my visit to the British Council this time, I had (Ruth Rendell writing as) Barbara Vine’s The Chimney Sweeper’s Boy, which I was tempted to read first. Somehow, I was drawn to The Editor’s … Continue reading

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The British Council Library, Chennai

Tweet I have been a member of the British Council Library in Chennai for many years, except for a gap or two, of some months perhaps, when I had satisfied my reading requirements by subscribing to the services of a … Continue reading

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Does a reader need a guide to explore and journey through the world of literature?

Tweet If my memory serves me right, I think it is in his Summing Up that Somerset Maugham says how nice and useful it might have been if he had had someone to tell him what and whom to read. He … Continue reading

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