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‘The Buried Giant’ of bad memories -a review of Ishiguru’s novel

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review of‘The Buried Giant’ a novel by 2017 Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguru (1954-)The novel first published in 2015Review first written on January 11, 2020) “But then again I wonder if what we feel in our hearts today isn’t like these raindrops still falling on us from the soaked… Read More »‘The Buried Giant’ of bad memories -a review of Ishiguru’s novel

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Gulzar on Two: a review of his novella ‘Two’

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review of‘Two’, a novella by GulzarOriginally published in Hindiunder the title ‘Do Log’ in 2017Review first written on January 1, 2020) Summary It’s the winter of 1946. A truck leaves the village of Campbellpur after news of the impending Partition pours in. It is carrying people who don’t… Read More »Gulzar on Two: a review of his novella ‘Two’

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Ambedkar’s Legacy and Modi Government

Rajnath Singh’s statement “Because of the rampant misuse of the word (secularism), there have been instances of tension in the society” was the second most hilarious thing I have heard this week. The biggest misuse in recent times has been of words ‘Hinduism’ and quote ‘Bhartiya Sanskriti’ (it never stops being funny-… Read More »Ambedkar’s Legacy and Modi Government

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Le Gente

(First written as a parody reviewof Niccolò Machiavelli‘s ‘The Prince‘) I don’t know how come I never reviewed this one but recently I was visiting this friend of mine in south India, Pramod (yes, the one from Goodreads), when he showed me this not-so-popular smaller piece, allegedly written by the… Read More »Le Gente