Posts Tagged ‘fiction’

Arthur C. Clarke, Pakistan, Terror and Science Fiction

I started reading Arthur C. Clarke's novel Time's Eye the day before he died. The novel is set in the NWFP, and it is a world where Lahore has been blown up by a nuclear bomb (ouch!). Here's a page from the novel's beginning that reminded me of the recent US missile strikes inside Pakistan: […]

My Obligatory Harry Potter Post

Yes I read it. No, it wasn’t anything exceptional, just a typical end to a boilerplate fantasy tale with all the right ingredients. No, I didn’t spot any genius in the writing. No, I don’t see what the fuss is all about. Yes, I feel that every blog post (this one included) that has nothing […]