Review – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

When F. Scott Fitzgerald published his 1925 magnum opus The Great Gatsby, it was during a time when the euphoria of the American dream was at its apotheosis. The relatively recent 2013 film adaptation of the novel starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire attempts to show New York in all its glitz and glamor that … Continue reading Review – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Yukio Mishima – Japan’s Enfant Terrible

Japan is a intriguing nation and many know this. Despite its limited global reach in history compared to the West and its troubled past, it has become one of the world's largest economies and cultural exporters. But this is also a double-edged sword in more ways than one. Like the sword itself, with the katana … Continue reading Yukio Mishima – Japan’s Enfant Terrible