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Thomas Hardy


‘All comedy is tragedy, if you only look deep enough into it,’

My grandfather always called him the greatest English author never to have received the Nobel…

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About hbhatnagar

I need to fill this up with much better content than I had populated it with earlier. Why I write a blog maybe? I started blogging in 2009 or thereabouts. I was a newly turned atheist and wanted to converse with others of the same persuasion. We're not exactly a big population group in India! It didn't go very well and I sort of lost interest, posting a few things now and then. I got a lot more regular over the last few months and have been posting almost daily since February '15. There were many reasons why I gradually became more regular in posting, but one way or the other, here I am! So this blog has taken shape, being at different points in time my showcase, my comedy club, my art gallery, my book club, my therapist, my close friend, my innermost self....but always my little corner of the world. You are all welcome to visit and I hope you stay awhile! A few points about me because I don't want to lead anyone on(and trust me this does become an issue more often than I'd care to admit). I'm Indian, the brown-skinned variety; if race, ethnicity or skin colour is an issue, you don't have to get to know me any more than what you see on my blog. I'm 40, so if age is an issue, please be informed accordingly. I was a doctor, an ophthalmic surgeon for 10 years before I quit practice.


11 thoughts on “Thomas Hardy

  1. I tend to use humor to laugh at the tragic situation at hand.

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Miss Evelyn | 22/06/2015, 1:46 AM
  2. i never thought that but i think you are right.


    Posted by bhavpreet | 21/06/2015, 9:57 PM
    • Well, technically my grandfather was right, and I wholeheartedly agree with him. His view was that it was because of Hardy’s last novel, “Jude the Obscure” with its anti-marriage, incestuous views that ensured he never got the award.

      Liked by 2 people

      Posted by hbhatnagar | 21/06/2015, 10:01 PM

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