I feel I have walked onto a stage. The people around me are absorbed in their parts, putting on this … More
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What did she do in her room? Caroline said she was studying handbooks on how to be a good terrorist. … More
Another film I saw recently is Japanese director Yoji Yamada’s Twilight Samurai. It is melancholy, touching, and absolutely worth watching. … More
The title of Turgenev’s last novel, Virgin Soil, evokes Russia’s vast countrysides and its fertile lands, ready to receive the … More
On the Eve by Ivan Turgenev is a love story, the plot of which most of us today would find … More
I haven’t read any book by W. Somerset Maugham before. So when it came to choosing between reading his The … More
Last month I saw three classic films by the Japanese director Akira Kurosawa, all were recommendations of my cinemaphile friend … More