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A Tale of Two Cities – Review

(A review by Sidharth Vardhanof ‘A Tale of Two Cities (1859) by Charles DickensFirst written on September 9, 2015) After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different… Read More »A Tale of Two Cities – Review

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(Comfort Objects – 1) Nayi

“Ever since my childhood, the concept of comfort objects has been of great importance to me. My mother was from a traditional background and biased towards sons over daughters. That is perhaps why when she gave birth to a twin – one of each sex, it was me who spent… Read More »(Comfort Objects – 1) Nayi

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Bernardine Evaristo’s history of ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ – a review

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofBernardine Evaristo’s ‘Girl, Woman, Other’2019 Booker Winner along with ‘The Testaments’Book first published in 2019review first written on October 20, 2019) Summary Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends… Read More »Bernardine Evaristo’s history of ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ – a review

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The End of the Universe

The universe was endingThe stars were going offOne by one the Clarkian wayThere was panic, lynchingsPeople killing each otherWhen everyone must soon die anyway Fear and despair ruled the worldAs the earth was enveloped in a forever nightWith a happier sunNo longer burning itselfIn its hydrogenic anguish Somewhere in dark… Read More »The End of the Universe