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Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha

This book was recommended by my friend Axinia. Siddhartha is a German novel written by the Nobel Prize winning writer Hermann Hesse. The German-turned-Swiss author’s book was first published in 1922. Herman Hesse’s Siddhartha . . . I read the … Continue reading

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The woman who spread love and hope . . .

September 5, 2008 marked the tenth death anniversary of Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu. She is better known as Mother Teresa. Almost everyone would have heard of her and the organisation that she founded, the Missionaries of Charity. Mother Teresa . . … Continue reading

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