The Blind Assassin – review

*spoilers ahead. Proceed with caution.* Laura’s character was what put life into this book for most part before the big twist in the end blurred it a great deal. Except for that, there were lots of themes – the old feminist theme of bored, depressed wife, the war, the novel… Read More »The Blind Assassin – review

Sidharth Vardhan

Dreams and Perversions

(A review of‘The Interpretation Of Dreams’ (1899)by Sigmund Freud,First written on July 16, 2020) A detailed investigation of dreams in which Freud discovered a way of exploring the unconscious, recognized that dreams, like neurotic symptoms, are products of a conflict and compromise between conscious and unconscious impulses and was able to… Read More »Dreams and Perversions

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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

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