Book Review-An Oddessy Of The Mind By Narendra Murty
Book Review of An Oddessy Of The Mind By Narendra Murty: A Unique Collection Of Essays On Various Topics
Exploring the complexities of this world and making sense of it has been a favorite topic of authors across generations. This has resulted in the creation of some excellent thought-provoking literary works that continue to inspire readers to continue this quest.
An Oddessy of the Mind penned by Narendra Murthy is one such book that tries to shed light on various contemporary themes and their impact on human culture and society.
Premise – An Oddessy Of The Mind
An Oddessy of the Mind is a collection of twenty essays that cover a wide range of topics including philosophy, history, psychology, ecology, evolution of solution centric ideas, and even the impact of technology on humans. The book helps to understand the ideas and perspectives of great thinkers such as Sri Aurobindo, George Orwell, Arthur Koestler, Carl Jung, Will Durant, Bertrand Russell, Samuel Huntington, Jiddu Krishnamurti, etc, easier for the readers. The book reflects the comprehensive research and observations made by the author for writing the text. Most importantly, the book makes the readers stop and think about the problems humanity is facing today. It encourages the reader to delve deeper to find the truth that is hidden behind the veil of illusion that we only have created.
Who Should Read It – An Oddessy Of The Mind
This book is recommended for people who like to understand how great minds think and work. It is also a good book for people seeking answers to issues that have come to plague the contemporary world. The book also makes a good read for people who love to read works that help them to gain a better understanding of the world around them and provide them the knowledge to grow and evolve as an individual.
Writing Style – An Oddessy Of The Mind
The author has followed a simple writing style that has helped him maintain the clarity and comprehensiveness of the topics covered. The author also needs to be applauded for ensuring that the book retains its erudition despite the seriousness of topics covered. This has helped in turning the book into an intellectual journey for the readers.
The cover page design is perfectly in tandem with the title and the theme of the book and is inspired by ancient Greek text of Oddessy.
Final Verdict: An Oddessy Of The Mind
This is a good book for readers seeking answers to questions that run in their mind but which they are unable to find answers to, and I give it a rating of 4.5/5.
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