The Pre-History of Historical Fiction 

The Pre-History of Historical Fiction  In 1895, George Saintsbury, a journalist, literary critic and renowned wine expert, published a book called The Historical Novel, which was one of the earliest sustained investigations of the genre. For Saintsbury the historical...

What is Historical Fiction?

 “Fiction is the truth inside the lie” -Stephen King Historical fiction is a genre of imaginative narratives set in the past, whose authors make a deliberate effort to convey chronologically remote settings, cultures and personages with accuracy, plausibility, and...

The Dream Of Rood

The Dream of the Rood is one of the Christian poems in the corpus of Old English Literature and an example of the genre of dream poetry. Like most Old English poetry, it is written in alliterative verse.  Preserved in the 10th-century Vercelli Book, the poem may be as...

Read In A Day

“No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness” -Aristotle To me and millions, books have been an escape from the cruelty of this world. Reading is a phenomenal activity, as described earlier one cannot be forced or imitate reading. So to those who...

Books VS Movies

“Books and Movies are like Apples and Oranges. They are both fruits but tastes completely different” -Stephen King It’s always said that one should not dare convincing a book lover that the movie adaptations are good. But is this theory right or just overrated? What...

Travel Blog- NDWBF

“The road goes ever on and on” -J.R.R. Tolkien Book fairs have always been a fascination for me since I’m aware of my consciousness, I bought my first book in Dehradun when I was in class 3rd , I still remember the color of the cover and some of its stories. Touring...

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