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Spectator by Seema Goswami: Prose and cons

BySeema Goswami
May 30, 2021 07:00 AM IST

Seeking solace in books, as the pandemic goes on and on is something that could help you through it. Here’s my list

As regular readers of this column will already know, the one thing that has kept me going through the Covid 19 pandemic has been reading. I have sought refuge in old favourites, books that are so familiar that sinking into them again feels akin to getting a warm hug from an old friend. I have expanded my horizons by trying out new authors, who came recommended by fellow book lovers, with somewhat mixed results. I have tried to lose myself in the alternate universes of fictional works in an attempt to escape from a reality that is hard to live with. I have attempted to improve myself by reading worthy non-fiction tomes, using the vast stretches of me-time now available to me.

You can lose yourself in the alternate universes of fictional works in an attempt to escape from reality
You can lose yourself in the alternate universes of fictional works in an attempt to escape from reality
The protagonist of this novel is 17-year-old Margot Louve
The protagonist of this novel is 17-year-old Margot Louve
The story is told from the perspective of the adolescent Giovanna
The story is told from the perspective of the adolescent Giovanna
This book is set in a retirement community of those 65 and above
This book is set in a retirement community of those 65 and above
Th protagonist, Win’s flaws make him a more compelling character than a regular leading man could ever be
Th protagonist, Win’s flaws make him a more compelling character than a regular leading man could ever be
This book on the Beatles is a fun read, mixing the familiar with the surprising
This book on the Beatles is a fun read, mixing the familiar with the surprising
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