Category Archives: Others

My passage to India

Does India still offer any sort of real spiritual alternative to materialism, or is it now just another fast developing satrap of the wider capital world? (Dalrymple, 2009) In the last twelve months I have read four books that are … Continue reading

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The end of the affair

” A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from  which to look back or from which to look ahead” The End of the affair is the first book I read by Graham Green … Continue reading

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‎”Todas las mujeres somos Juana la Loca” Gioconda Belli

Así nos dice la escritora nicaraguense Gioconda Belli a propósito de su novela El pergamino de la seducción. ¿somos todas como Juana la loca? ¿quién fue Juana la loca? Yo te propongo un viaje sin más artilugios que la seda y … Continue reading

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Los detectives salvajes

¿ha oido hablar alguna vez de la teoría de la isla de pascua? Esa teoría dice que Chile es la verdadera isla de pascua, ya sabe, al este limitamos con la cordillera de los Andes, al norte con el desierto … Continue reading

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Is any human heart my heart?

‘Life ultimately is a yo-yo, “a jerking spinning toy in the hands of a maladroit child.”‘ During my walkabout around Victoria and Western Australia I  read three novels: Any Human heart, Secrets of the Sea and Portrait in Sepia.These three … Continue reading

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