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In The Penal Settlement by Franz Kafka

Many years ago at, High School,  Steppenwolf  by Herman Hesse and Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis were amongst our required reading for the English Literature course. I had never encountered either Hesse or Kafka before and was both fascinated and inspired by their work. Indeed, The Metamorphosis, which is a novella was first published in 1915 and has been cited …

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The British Museum Indian Love Poetry by A L Dallapiccola

A. L. Dallapiccola  is the author of “Hindu Visions of the Sacred and Hindu Myths” as well as “A Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend”.  In this book  “The British Museum Indian Love Poetry” she has collated a beautiful  selection of beautiful Indian love poetry, richly illustrated with vivid paintings from magnificent collections.  I have admitted …

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