My Glass of Wine by Kiriti Sengupta – A Review

Yet another review of “My Glass of Wine.”

My Scattered Thoughts

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Hawakaal Publisher, Kolkata brings forward the second edition of My Glass of Wine penned by Kiriti Sengupta, the foreword and editing is effectively done by Don Martin.

This book is a classic example of hybrid literature, you may now question what is that? A cross genre or a hybrid genre is where a writer has the liberty to mix two or more elements of the art of writing. This particular book is a mixture of prose, poetry, personal musings, spiritual and philosophical reflections. This form is not new, the culture of weaving multiple themes and forms go back a long time in the history of literature. Perhaps the most famous example of such a form is William Blake’s Marriage of Heaven and Hell (written around 1790), which had a blend of poetry, prose and engravings written in imitation of biblical prophecy but expressing Blake’s own intensely personal romantic and revolutionary beliefs.

Sengupta has…

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