Tagged with Amitav Ghosh

Feasts in Fiction

(For what is reading but appetite, the kind that sets your teeth on edge, craving a bite of the sumptuous?) To read, I learnt early, is to hunger… or it just might be that some books are meant to be devoured: Reading about the hearty, indomitable Gauls I always get caught up in the fish-mongering and dream … Continue reading

Kindle, Ikea & Companion Planting

That battle came to us. The one no one has the wisdom/ foresight to walk away from, or the grace to lose – actually, will/volition doesn’t even come into it, for it’s such an instinctive territoriality. Space – that limited, borderless, indefinable and essential luxury. But not just any space – it wouldn’t be so … Continue reading