I walk on a road lush with dreams,
a road of forgotten and veiled dreams,
sometimes slowly, sometimes gaily,
sometimes lost, sometimes profound,
I walk a road of unknown mysteries,
fervently finding my way through the endless path.....

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Famous writers and their fantastico works. Part 3

Talking about books and authors is such an awesome experience. 
With the intention of writing the third part of this series of great writers and their works, I must add that I have come to know a lot of different things in this whole process too. 
A lot about their personal life and career.  
Although this would be the final part of the series, I may write an extension some other time. For it is truly impossible to stop talking about books and writers. 

Now coming to the great literary figures. 


Who isn't familiar with pride and prejudice? The charm and persona of Mr. Darcy and elegance of Ms. Elizabeth. 
Ever fascinated by the world of stories, Jane began to write in bound notebooks. These notebooks, encompassing the novels as well as short stories, poems and plays, are now referred to as Jane's Juvenilia. 

In her 30s Jane started to anonymously publish her works. She pseudonymously published Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park and Emma.

Her novels are considered as classics. My favourite is Pride and Prejudice.


Agatha Christie is popularly known as the "Queen of crime" and "Queen of Mystery".
Agatha Christie was a mystery writer who was one of the world's top-selling authors. 

Christie wrote more than 70 detective novels as well as short fiction. 
She is one of the top-selling authors in history, with her combined works selling more than 2 billion copies worldwide.
My favourite work of her's is "And then there were none".


Interestingly Sidney Sheldon was not just a best-selling novelist won also won Oscar, Emmy and other awards for his work on stage and screen. 
His first novel was 'the naked face' which he wrote while producing a series. 
Sheldon's famous works include Rage of Angels,The Other Side of Midnight,Master of the Game and If Tomorrow Comes. 
His plots contain suspense, sensuality and that makes the book quite a page turner. 


Franz Kafka was a German writer. He is best known for his short stories namely 'The metamorphosis'. Also his novel 'The trial' and other work 'The castle' , all of which have been written in German. 

He created a very unique plot where his protagonists struggled in the surreal, realism and absurdity. 
Based on his plots, the word Kafkaesque has been derived. Which is used to refer to such set ups as those in the plots of Franz Kafka. 
The word however has been misused a lot of times and his works too have been a point of innumerable discussion.   

With this I end my series. At least for now. 
As mentioned, it was quite an enlightening experience to learn more about the authors and their works. 

Do recommend me those whom I skipped and I might be compelled to do another post on the same. 

Keep reading!

This blog post is inspired by the blogging marathon hosted on IndiBlogger for the launch of the #Fantastico Zica from Tata Motors. You can apply for a test drive of the hatchback Zica today.

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