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Rupi Kaur: Milk and Honey- Book Review

                                  Words as Sweet as Milk and Honey!
“how is it so easy for you to be kind to people he asked milk and honey dripped from my lips as I answered cause people have not been kind to me” - Rupi Kaur


Just reading the poetry at her Instagram page was enough to convince me that milk and honey is the book I should be reading, and it didn’t take me much time to complete the book. Reason- My heart was captivated with Rupi Kaur's strong use of words and illustrations (Warning- Graphics contains nudity and sexual images)
Popularly known as an Insta Poet, Rupi Kaur has sent a strong message of violence, abuse, love, loss, and feminist in her book 'milk and honey'. Each chapter has different stories to tell. I am a poetry enthusiastic and anything in a poem with deep meaning is enough to sway me away from the real world. Milk and Honey, is a collection of poetry divided into four different parts, the chapters are -the hurting, -the loving, -the breaking, -the …

The Spy by Paulo Coelho- Book Review

“I am a woman who was born at the wrong time and nothing can be done to fix this. I don’t know if the future will remember me, but if it does, may it never see me as a victim, but as someone who moved forward with courage, fearlessly paying the price she had to pay.”

This book hooked me till the last page.
'The Spy' by Paulo Coelho is written based on a true event about aDutch exotic dancernamed Margaretha Geertruida Zelle who later changed her name as “Mata Hari."  She delighted the audience with her dance and became a famous courtesan and a dancer. She was later accused and arrested for being a double espionage, as her lifestyle seemed suspicious during the times of the war. This book is a fascinating and an engaging read, where Paulo Coelho narrates and bring us closer to the character through a fictional letter written by Mata Hari to her lawyer, Maitre Clunet, one week before her execution. As described in the book, she was a graceful and an elegant lady, who wanted not…