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The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim – our modern day Candide

It is a terrible thing when one’s privacy is open to ridicule. Indeed a terrible thing when your deepest fears and insecurities are the basis of someone’s chitchat and discussion. So here we go, with Mr. Maxwell Sim, who in … Continue reading

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Reading “Reading ‘Lolita’ in Teheran” and “The Shadow of the Wind”

Reading ‘Lolita’ in Teheran by Azar Nafisi The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (originally written in Spanish) Both books were stories spun around books. The first is a memoir in books, drawing parallels of books to the … Continue reading

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