A nearly flawless copy of Superman`s comic-book debut has sold for a super-powered price: USD 3.2 million.
A former model, journo and editor of some of the most revered celebrity and gossip magazines, Shobha De is a prominent author and high-flying socialite (just like many of the leading female characters in her books). Erotic, provocative and sometimes even thought provoking, Shobha De’s writing style is signature, fierce and individualistic and is not restricted to the bounds of literary decorum and norms.
John Buchan, a British novelist, started his career in law, then immediately moved on to politics and later became Governor General Of Canada. A spy thriller, ‘The Thirty-nine Steps’ written just before the outbreak of World War I, was considered his best novel.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
- Jane Austen
It is a fictional story about Alma Whittaker who through her life`s journey discovers answers to the most basic questions of life
A woman oriented novel can go wrong in many ways. Many a times the author deviates and starts to focus on the cliched expectations of a novel rather than the character and the plot itself. With `Nazaqat` that mistake is avoided well by writer Sasha H Singhal. A drama thriller based on the life of the fictional Nazaqat, the book is a rather good read, with certain flaws.
Actors have a power that many might envy - the power of essaying varied, even atypical characters and then returning to their normal lives.
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