The word gadfly contains the word “fly” – the winged insect that flies through air and often annoys us. Thus, gadfly should remind you of an annoying and irritating person who keeps buzzing around!
Book Review: The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus
No philosophical treatise worth its salt is ever a light read. And “The myth of Sisyphus” is particularly dark, considering this is one of the seminal explorations of Absurdism.
Review by: Deeparnak Bhowmick, India
The word “facet” should remind you of “face”. At one time, we can only see one side or face or “facet” of something. Remember thus!
Book Review: The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
“The Fountainhead” is a masterpiece that can make one re-think one’s moral principles. The theme, the plot, the five characters, and their growth throughout along with Ayn Rand’s excellent writing craftsmanship make it a story that will remain with one forever.
Rating: 4.5 out of 5; Review by: Pratyasha Bhowal, Kolkata
The word “facade” should remind you of “face”. Some may show you their true face while others may hide their true face and display a fake facade.
Book Review: Option B by Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant
We must always be prepared to make terms with Option B, when Option A seems to slip through fingers every moment, despite our tight grasp. According to Sandberg, certain aspects of life cannot be controlled, but resilience can show the path from despair to hope and give life a whole new purpose.
The word “Fabricate” should remind you of the word “Fibre”. You can use fibres to make a bad weapon or a good thing.
Book Review: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
This book is great for readers who are interested in a fast-paced action-packed novel. If you love nature, you will love the natural bent here. The author has also focused on how a group of people may act when they know that they can trust neither each other nor the basic things we take for granted such as the air around us.
This is a tough one! Plagiarism has similarity to the word “Plague” that is used to refer to an infectious disease that we need to stay away from. Likewise, we also need to stay away from stealing, cheating, piracy, and well, plagiarism.
Book Review: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a gripping detective novel where Agatha Christie, the Queen of Mystery, introduces Hercule Poirot, one of the most famous fictional detective characters, for the first time to her readers. The plot has multiple characters and plot twists that keep the reader glued to the book!