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The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me!

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

In the name of God!I herald the advent of this blog created for the purpose of sharing my views on one of the Golden eras of humanity namely:The Classical Era and I would like to begin my journey with a book review on one of the classical masterpieces “The Strange case of Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson.The genre is Gothic Horror fiction.

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Classical Literature

Manga Adaptations- Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

So, this is the second manga I’ve read by UDON Entertainment. It was an adaptation of Charles Dicken’s Great Expectations.

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Books

Classical Literature

Catalog of Classical Archeology / Heidelberg University Library

The catalog contains information on the complete archaeological literature acquired by UB Heidelberg. The entire relevant subject literature (including non-book media) is collected on Classical (Greek-Roman) archeology. 2,884 more words

Genre Talk: Classics

Ah classics, those books that appear time and time again on ‘top 100 books to read before you die’ lists. These are the books that make up our cultural heritage, our linguistic history and our evolving understanding of who we are as a society. 1,212 more words

Books

Summer Reading

School’s out for the summer so I’ll have a bit more time for reading. No, that isn’t quite true, I’ve had time for reading all winter, but not having classes, papers and projects hanging over my head frees up some emotional energy to do mental work for its own sake. 287 more words

Books

Draupadi : A Resistance to Male Chauvinism

Simone de Beauvoir famously wrote, “One is not born, but rather becomes, woman”.

This idea of a ‘woman’ does not remain confined under the biological attributes but is reinstated as an ideology. 2,073 more words

Literature

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

Published in: 1962
Pages: 212
Edition read: Hardcover

Book description:
A vicious fifteen-year-old “droog” is the central character of this 1963 classic, whose stark terror was captured in Stanley Kubrick’s magnificent film of the same title. 443 more words

Fantasy