Amitav Ghosh a world renown author wrote a book in which the main characters traveled to and through the Sundarbans. In this book the main characters interact with animals. However the book is a piece of fiction, so this made me interested in looking at how human and animal interaction is portrayed in the novel and how it is in reality.
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The Sikhs of the Punjab in Post-1947 Politics and Fiction
An essay about the Sikhs of post 1947 India. This is an essay about how Sikhs are represented in the politics and how the political themes are also represented in the media and literature of post independence India.
Indonesia Acusses, Soekarno’s court defence
An essay about Indonesian independence leader Soekarno and a court case levied against him during 1930. This is an essay about how Soekarno defended himself against the accusations.
The Memory Police (1994), translated edition 2019
A mysterious island where everything vanishes into the darkness. On this island a female writer tries to survive and we follow her during her struggle to survive and her resistance against the Memory Police.
To Kill A Mockingbird (1960)
Harper Lees ‘To kill a Mockingbird’ is a timeless classic about race in America during the 1920s and 1930s. It portrays the story that was lived so long ago, by so many people. It is a story that teaches us all certain moral lessons and realities.
The Alchemist (1988)
The adventure story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who longs to go in pursuit of a treasure. His search will take him to wealth and mystery. Santiago's journey teaches us to listen to our hearts, to recognize opportunity and to find our life's path, and, most significantly, to pursue our dreams.
The old man and the Sea (1952)
A book review of a must read timeless classic called The Old man and the Sea.
The man in the high castle (1962)
The year is 1962, and the Second World War concluded with an Axis triumph 15 years earlier. America is no longer a country; it was split between the German Reich and the Japanese Empire. The main protagonists must navigate this new environment, but not everything is as it appears; an other reality may exist just beyond the horizon. So, what does this book have to offer?
A madman’s diary (1918)
A particular little book written by the Chinese writer Lu Xun (1881-1936). This might be one of the strangest books I have ever read, but it is definitely an interesting book to read. So what is it about?
Sapiens; A Brief History of Humankind (2012)
Sapiens; A Brief History of Humankind is one of those books a lot of people talk about. It is in my opinion a great and successful attempt in telling the story of humankind and why we are here at this point in time and space. This book tries to explain our collective human story and it also makes you wonder what might be next for humanity.