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Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

Siddhartha, in Sanskrit, symbolises one who has found the ultimate meaning. Herman Hesse's novel follows the journey of a bright young brahmin, Siddhartha, who is trying to find the truth. He has read the Vedic texts but is unable to understand the profound spiritual experiences it talks about. He realises that his teachers, and his… Continue reading Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

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The Gulag Archipelago Volume 3 by Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

I have finally finished reading Alexandr Solzhenitsyn's┬álife-defining┬áseries. Reading all three books is a big achievement, and I feel incredibly pleased. All in all, the series exceeded two thousand pages. If reading the entire series is such a big achievement, can you imagine how big the achievement of writing it would have been? The series attempts… Continue reading The Gulag Archipelago Volume 3 by Alexandr Solzhenitsyn