Review of An American brat by Bapsi Sidhwa. 

                         3/5 ☆☆☆

This is a delightful novel but no one can make a quite relative theme from its title ” An American Brat ” . On first look I thought it must be an account of account teenage spoiled girl  POV who creates lot of trouble in people’s life and came to realise the true meaning of life . But what set me apart is the story is nothing like it completely different and very much meaningful. 

Starts with a girl named Firoza   in early  80s,  who has lived all her life in lahore , Pakistan and is suddenly thrown into American lifestyle. 
Starts with a worried mother sending her daughter to avoid the influence of Islamic fundamentalist and political conflict on her daughter ; a very interesting,  funny tale of Pakistani parsee girl who deals with lot of complications,  problems while living in America and becomes mature in process. 

 Bishwa put lot of humour and her wittyness to make this novel intresting. Eg- 

  • Firoza’s first impression after reaching the Kennedy airport is ” she knew no one and no one knew her ! It was heady feeling to be suddenly so free” 
  • When describing the relationship of her girl friends relationship to her mother she says “Some women just prefer women. Others are fed up. American boys change girlfriends every few months. All boys are not like my David. The girls can’t stand the heartache. It takes them months to get over it. Laura says, ‘If Shirley gets my juices flowing, why should i mess around with boys?’ Either way, they get on with their lives.”


 It’s wonderful to give a lot of credit to Bishwa while describing relationship of Firoza  and 7 year old uncle . There’s lot of bickering between them but they help each other in need . 
Also I noticed that , the books keeps revolving around socio- political senario and it shows how much politics is important in Pakistani’s life. Also , Bishwa highlight the factor of parsee tradition and their culture in very detailed way as much is it possible.  And I came to know about two three parsee word like kushti and avasta. 
The end is abrupt but purely justified and in mature way . It’s a novel which is closer to real life circumstances which most girl faces in southasian region . 

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​Book review : Angels and Demons

   ☆ 4/5☆

Robert Langdon , professor of religious symbology at Harvard is called to CERN to investigate the murder of reputed scientist Dr. Vetra  accompanied by Vittoria (the daughter of Dr. Vetra  . In order to find the truth the clues led them to sacred Vatican city and the secret place  of illuminati  which leads a connection with the four missing cardinal  and a hint by villain to murder them in the name of science … Robert Langdon , professor of religious symbology at Harvard is called to CERN to investigate the murder of reputed scientist Dr.vetra whoes chest is engraved with the long lost symbol of Illuminati “a group who oppose superstition ” . Langdon was accompanied by our heroine Vittoria daughter of vetra . In order to find the truth the clues led them to sacred Vatican city later they found out that the murder is done by a hassain (our assassin ) who leaves clues about the missing cardinal and how he us going to murder them in name of science . . .
Brown combines spirituality, mystery,art,history,science in a way that it become an international best seller .

I wanted to read this book after my friend kept suggesting me to read it . so I borrowed this book from her and surprised to find out that the story revolves around church , Renaissance painting, its perfectly piloted with twist and shocks and kept reader engaged till last .
This book created a spark in me to read more about Renaissance paontings,sculpture and all those sites places churches which Dan browed depicted in a very beautiful manner .  and I was kind of lucky enough because my one main paper is all about Rome and Renaissance and this book inspired me to learn more about it .
Like every book of Dan brown the chapter is short ,cliff hanger , a page turner . you cannt leave it without finishing  .What I really loved about this book is how Brown used history , art,symbols,sculpture to twist and plot the scene and linked it with the scert of iilumati hiding place , the four elements how its linked with most famous chruces and monuments of Renaissance period and which aost linked to the famous sculpturist painter who are secretly linked with illuminati. And how our villain uses those spots to make murder more remembrable.
Most intrestingly which I liked about this book is how Dan brwon uses words to depict the whole murder scene which can create goosebumps totally evil and related to four elements.

Though I don’t like some graphics , I think it gives a negative impression of religion like the way he use hassain (Muslim ) and his lust towards girls .
But over and all its a good read but if u want an actual fact  with thriller about catholic arena then I would recommend you to read ” The name of Rose by Umberto eco” .

​Book review : Angels and Demons

   ☆ 4/5☆

Robert Langdon , professor of religious symbology at Harvard is called to CERN to investigate the murder of reputed scientist Dr. Vetra  accompanied by Vittoria (the daughter of Dr. Vetra  . In order to find the truth the clues led them to sacred Vatican city and the secret place  of illuminati  which leads a connection with the four missing cardinal  and a hint by villain to murder them in the name of science … Robert Langdon , professor of religious symbology at Harvard is called to CERN to investigate the murder of reputed scientist Dr.vetra whoes chest is engraved with the long lost symbol of Illuminati “a group who oppose superstition ” . Langdon was accompanied by our heroine Vittoria daughter of vetra . In order to find the truth the clues led them to sacred Vatican city later they found out that the murder is done by a hassain (our assassin ) who leaves clues about the missing cardinal and how he us going to murder them in name of science . . .
Brown combines spirituality, mystery,art,history,science in a way that it become an international best seller .

I wanted to read this book after my friend kept suggesting me to read it . so I borrowed this book from her and surprised to find out that the story revolves around church , Renaissance painting, its perfectly piloted with twist and shocks and kept reader engaged till last .
This book created a spark in me to read more about Renaissance paontings,sculpture and all those sites places churches which Dan browed depicted in a very beautiful manner .  and I was kind of lucky enough because my one main paper is all about Rome and Renaissance and this book inspired me to learn more about it .
Like every book of Dan brown the chapter is short ,cliff hanger , a page turner . you cannt leave it without finishing  .What I really loved about this book is how Brown used history , art,symbols,sculpture to twist and plot the scene and linked it with the scert of iilumati hiding place , the four elements how its linked with most famous chruces and monuments of Renaissance period and which aost linked to the famous sculpturist painter who are secretly linked with illuminati. And how our villain uses those spots to make murder more remembrable.
Most intrestingly which I liked about this book is how Dan brwon uses words to depict the whole murder scene which can create goosebumps totally evil and related to four elements.

Though I don’t like some graphics , I think it gives a negative impression of religion like the way he use hassain (Muslim ) and his lust towards girls .
But over and all its a good read but if u want an actual fact  with thriller about catholic arena then I would recommend you to read ” The name of Rose by Umberto eco” .

Rambling of a bookish girl ..

When you read a book you feel like your drowning  deep into the life of characters ,everything becomes alive around you, the pages turned into a 3D  animation. . It’s amazing , exiting and wonderful to know a world where everything is possible , where you can be a princess,  a pirate , a millionaire and even a socialist . It’s a world ‘a world of readers “lovers of book” . 

It’s overwhelming,  when someone asks you what you like in this book and then you go on depicting every single thing . 

And dumb rolls ;  if you have a social account  purely dedicated to your live of books . Then congrats your allowed in world of bookloves . 
Being a book lover is gift  itself why? Because you know every thing.

Here’s a quote which encourages you to read more and more … 

Hobby is not small 

If your passionate about it 

You will definitely 

achieve something big 

Happy reading my lovelies ^-^