Pearls of Wisdom

G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton, a prolific writer, a self-confessed social and literary critic and a rare genius with golden tongue and silver dipped words. Well, a man who can wield his pen in such myriad ways as a journalist, as a religious preacher, as a moral upholder and yet cook up […]

by October 29, 2019 Pearls of Wisdom


विचार कच्चे चावल हैं कल्पना के जल व मेधा की अग्नि में मद्धम मद्धम पक जीवन-ऊर्जा देते हैं… Anupama

by February 25, 2017 Pearls of Wisdom

David Baldacci

David Baldacci is one of the most famous American writers. He is considered one of the stalwarts of action based mysteries, with his protagonists being an ex FBI or CIA officer, fighting against corruption and absolute control exercised by Government agencies over the innocent, non suspecting citizens. He is famous […]

by June 13, 2013 Pearls of Wisdom

Shashi Deshpande

I recently read A Matter of Time by Shashi Deshpande and was left mesmerized with her realistic portrayal of women. I had earlier read Small Remedies and some short stories by her, and was familiar with her poignant style. But, the Sahitya Academy Award winner has outdone herself in the […]

by June 5, 2013 Pearls of Wisdom

William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray is a famous writer of 19th century, who began his career as a satirist and parodist. He achieved the pinnacle of success with Vanity Fair, his most read novel. Here, he has deftly played on human faults, exposing the vanity of every man, woman and child, showing […]

by May 16, 2013 Pearls of Wisdom

Timeri N. Murari

Timeri N. Murari is a novelist, a journalist and a successful Film Director. In fact, he is one of the most successful contemporary Indian Writers in English. and, his versatility shines through his creative works. I read one of his best selling novel, Taj:A Story of Mughal India a few […]

by May 12, 2013 Pearls of Wisdom

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay was the most popular Bengali novelist of the early 20th century, and ironically, he initially wrote under the pen name of Anila Devi, in exact role reversal of Emily Bronte. Indeed, strange is the power of creativity, that can make one change one’s identity so completely! But, […]

by January 15, 2013 Pearls of Wisdom

Kanhu Charan Mohanty

I recently read The Storm written by Kanhu Charan Mohanty, a famous Oriyan writer, who is little known outside his state, mainly because his works had not been translated. Otherwise, he is a brilliant writer, and his novel Jhanja (Storm) abounds in pearls of wisdom, that mesmerized me with their […]

by September 13, 2012 Pearls of Wisdom