There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed That’s what Ernest Hemingway said. But I suppose that he said it at a point where his bleeding had started to give him life.... Continue Reading →
One of Clarke’s less talked about novels (compared to his other ones), and I am not sure why. I really enjoyed this. There are a few themes explored that are common across the couple of his other ones that I... Continue Reading →
Saudade - A deep emotional state of nostalgic or profound melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one cares for and/or loves. Often carries a repressed knowledge that the object of longing might never be had again. I... Continue Reading →
Thanks for this review @literary_threads 😄
Qotd: Do you write your thoughts in a diary or in your phone?
I write in my phone.
The Purgatory of Half Forgotten Riddles by author John A. Raju weaves around love, demise and friendship. Before I can even start talking about this book, I want to say that I am speechless about the depth of this book. The story escalates from the very first page because of its unique narration and setting.
A struggling author tries to collect his thoughts about his father’s death and all the mystery around it. The chapters are written in past and present life of the protagonist, Peter.
The movement of his thoughts and mental state at each stage of his life shows how a person’s state of mind can be put to turmoil just by loosing someone close to them without having fault of theirs.
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Feb 21, 2020 – 2:55 AM This is part of a series of SPOILER FILLED musings on House of Leaves. The links to the first post on the series and the previous post are below: https://fourththoughts.wordpress.com/2020/02/11/notes-on-house-of-leaves-by-mark-danielewski-chapters-i-v/ https://fourththoughts.wordpress.com/2020/02/13/notes-on-house-of-leaves-by-mark-danielewski-1-chapter-vi/ As usual, in... Continue Reading →
Feb 14, 2020 - 3:40 AM Well I'm surprising myself by writing for the third straight day on this book. Heads up again!! This is part of a series of SPOILER FILLED musings on House of Leaves. The links to... Continue Reading →
This blog post is part of a series of SPOILER FILLED musing I'm doing as I read House of Leaves. Anyone who has enjoyed this book is most likely to appreciate the virtue of such an idea, i.e. reflections and... Continue Reading →