Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

I know most people out there wouldn’t agree with me on this one; but I thought Oryx and Crake was better than The Handmaid’s Tale. This book was very nicely written and though I did think that the plot slacked a bit at places, it didn’t stop me from being completely drawn into the book. TheContinue reading “Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood”

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

If you are looking for a very nice and detailed sort of review of the book, this is not it; but I could redirect you to a good one here. The first dystopia I read was Orwell’s1984, when I was in high school. I re-read it years later now, and I still can’t seem toContinue reading “Brave New World by Aldous Huxley”

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

This review is a part of the Dystopia 2012 Challenge hosted at The Bookish Ardour. “A chair, a table, a lamp. Above, on the white ceiling, a relief ornament in the shape of a wreath, and in the center of it a blank space, plastered over, like the place in a face where the eyeContinue reading “The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood”