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Olga Tokarczuk’s ‘Flights’ – a review

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofFlights (original title – ‘Bieguni’)a novel by 2018 Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk (1962-)Novel first published in 2007Winner of 2018 International Bookerfor translation by Jennifer Croft) Flights, which was awarded Poland’s biggest literary prize in 2008, is a novel about travel in the twenty-first century and human anatomy.… Read More »Olga Tokarczuk’s ‘Flights’ – a review

The World as Will and Representation – a review of first Volume of Schopenhauer’s book

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofArthur Schopenhauer’s‘The World as Will and Representation’Book first published in 1818Review first writtten on January 19, 2020) (Based on my very limited understanding) Schopenhauer assumes your having knowledge of Kant’s philosophical system (I had only read Immanuel Kant‘s Critique of Pure Reason) and his own doctoral thesis… Read More »The World as Will and Representation – a review of first Volume of Schopenhauer’s book

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The disturbing picture of humanity in Cannetti’s ‘Auto De Fae’ – a review

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review of‘Auto de Fe’ a novel by 1981 Nobel laureate Elias Cannetti (1905-1994)The novel was first published in 1935 as “Die Blendung” (“The Blinding” or “Bedazzlement”)Review first written on January 7, 2020Set in Bulgaria) “Auto-da-Fé” is the story of Peter Kien, a distinguished, reclusive sinologist living in Vienna… Read More »The disturbing picture of humanity in Cannetti’s ‘Auto De Fae’ – a review