Speaking of Siva

GoodReads ★★ I am sure that a lot was lost here in translation, and on top of that the poetry was very religious in theme. This is something I never really like in the first place, but it also became slightly boring even in this short collection of poems.I think this was not for me.... Continue Reading →

The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue

GoodReads ★★★ The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-Tongue is the third of Penguin's Little Black Classics, and it is because of titles like this one that I picked up the series, as they represent the kind of books I would maybe not have read otherwise.The story was quite enjoyable. A young Icelandic noble holds a gap-year... Continue Reading →

The Dhammapada

GoodReads ★★ Over the summer I've collected Penguin's Little Black Classics, a collection of 80 little booklets from all parts of world literature. Now, I'm reading them in a random order.This booklet contains 'Captivating aphorisms illustrating the Buddhist dhamma, or moral system. 'I must admit that I read and rated it purely based on reading... Continue Reading →

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