Yellow butterflies

Fictional worlds don't need to adhere to the laws of nature and logic. The sky can send down a rain of flowers when a beloved character dies. A person can develop a friendship with the ghost of the man he killed. Time can go in a circle. One Hundred Years of Solitude is filled with many … Continue reading Yellow butterflies

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The useless third

A nice side effect of being a business student is that it made The Restaurant at the End of the Universe an even more hilarious read than what it would've been otherwise. I'm referring to a part of the story known as the 'B' Ark, where our protagonists stumble across millions of alien management consultants, … Continue reading The useless third

On beautiful writing

Long back, I had stumbled upon a short story by J. D. Salinger on the internet. A short story, I feel, is a nice way of getting acquainted with an author's writing style. The story was titled A Girl I Knew. It unfolded pleasantly under the narrator's matter-of-fact tone and subtle humor, until the girl was introduced; the writing took on shades of detached admiration and everything … Continue reading On beautiful writing