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Author Archives: Madalina G.
Reading ‘The Joke’ was not the most enjoyable way to spend my time. The novel was a massive disappointment, as I generally love Kundera’s work, including ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being’ and ‘The Book of Laughter and Forgetting’. However, ‘The … Continue reading
“I once had a girl or should I say, she had me once…/ She showed me her room, isn’t it good, Norwegian wood?” (Norwegian Wood, The Beatles) When Toru Watanabe hears these lyrics by The Beatles on a plane to … Continue reading
* a classic book where the story is less important than the concept behind it The only true art is the one done for its own sake and the worst type of art is the one done in the name … Continue reading
A book about love and infidelity, a book about the nature of ‘Being’, a book filled with philosophical speculation, a book where tragedy and comedy go hand in hand, where no boundaries between love and hate, between lightness and weight, … Continue reading