It is a Book Tag….Yey!! I am so eager to write this that the first few words came out in a blur of random assorted letters typed on the keyboard. And I am excited because I get to talk about books. YEY!! Have you ever seen that Wonderful Doodh ad, well I sing it to books. You know
Books..books..books…books, Books hai wonderful, read sakthe hai roz pageful.
I didn’t say the song was pretty, But you get the idea Anyway here it goes.
A book that made you laugh: Asterix and Obelix; Archies
A book that made you cry: Erich Segal – The Class.
A book that scared you: Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
A book that disgusted you: Maximum City – Suketu Mehta. Made me think how ppl lead lives that were so complicated and beyond reason.
A book you loved in elementary school: Anything Enid Blyton- The faraway Tree, Noddy, Adventures of the Wishing chair….everything
A book you loved in middle/junior high school: Without a doubt the Malory towers and St. Clares time. Famous Five, Five Findouters, Three Investigators, Ruskin Bond and Roald Dahl
A book you loved in high School: Erich Segal – Doctors, The Red Scarf Girl
A book you loved in college: The Jason Bourne triology – Robert Ludlum.
A book that challenged your identity: Oooh Interesting. Freedom At Midnight- Made me question my identity as a responsible citizen and challenged me to take on political science.
A series you love: Famous Five, Three Investigators, Asterix, Tintin…..
Horror: Eh! rather do Mystery
Science fiction: Love all Robin Cook, Micheal Crichton. I want substance, not random aliens and yucky green mess.
Your favourite fantasy: Toughie. I live in fantasy and 20%. So Malory towers, eveything Enid Blyton. Mahabaratha a close second.
Your favourite mystery: DUH!! Sherlock Holmes. There is no question of a second. The first place I went sightseeing is the Sherlock holmes museum in London. It is absolutely breathtaking. Makes the man so real, the adventures plausible and imagination so much more realistic
Your favourite biography: Indira – Katherine Frank. An honest portrayal.
Your favourite “Coming of age” book: The Red Scarf Girl – Ji Li Jiang
Your favourite classic: Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
Your favourite romance book:Doctors – Erich Segal, Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen.
All Done…Any takers???