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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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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

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Ugliness

1. His clothes were as black as the background. The place was marked by a complete lack of landmarks – trees, walls, etc. Nothing but the darkness and, in it, that ugly man visible. but the darkness in the place wasn’t just a lack of light it seemed to have… Read More »Ugliness

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Possession

“It started all of sudden one day. We – me, my brother and husband, suddenly heard her screaming one day. We ran to her room, the door was shut but not locked. She had developed a habit of more and more spending time alone in her room and often locking… Read More »Possession

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In Defense of Cannibalism

(A short writeup by Sidharth VardhanFirst written on October 9, 2016 as a review of ‘Black Beauty’ by Anna Sewell) “I think the story starts when, as a kid, I was a neighbor of this family of slaughterers for a short while and, though they did their work within walls… Read More »In Defense of Cannibalism

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An Unsung Song

A coming-of-age story of a young girl based on the story of Byblis from Ovid’s Metamorphosis. You can download it for free here. On Goodreads. Summary Bulbul is a very sensitive child – and has had a lonely life, the two aspects are brought out in a few scenes and… Read More »An Unsung Song