Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ – A 1984 for feminists

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofMargaret Atwood’s novel‘The Handmaid’s Tale’Novel first published and got shortlisted for Booker Prize in 1985Review first written on October 23, 2015) Summary Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk… Read More »Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ – A 1984 for feminists


Montaigne’s Essays – a review

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofMichel De Montaigne’s EssaysFirst written on November 9, 2019) Book first published in 1572 Introduction  Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. This Penguin Classics edition of The Complete Essays is translated from… Read More »Montaigne’s Essays – a review