Welcome back to Quote Digest, where we take apart and reflect on my favourite quotes. The second chapter of this instalment is dedicated to Chinese novelist and playwrite Gao Xingjian, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2000…. Weiterlesen ›
English book reviews, literary essays and author portraits.
The existence of evil and the necessity of it or reasoning behind it have been a topic of discussion since the beginning of discussions. Regarding evil in literature, however, the why isn’t as interesting as to observe how things happen. I’ve read… Weiterlesen ›
I’ve recently read novels by two Japanese authors: The Face of Another by Kōbō Abe and A Personal Matter by Kenzaburō Ōe. Both are very interesting and discussion-worthy, and also quite similar in how they describe the human condition. At the same time, both are… Weiterlesen ›