Category: Thoughts

Thoughts of the Burmese

Talk About this Book by Junior Win

(Among them, I saw ‘Introducing Camus’ at the moment,…) In 2004, a Burmese writer Ko Tar (publisher of Mon Ywe Publication House) requested my father Dr. Khin Maung Win, to translate some ‘Introducing Series’ into Burmese. Among them, I saw…

My Favorite Writer by Junior Win

Art by Suu Chit Thu    Min Lu (1954- 2013) – famous writer and poet passed away on August 14, 2013, after only 3 days of the  death of Maung Wuntha – writer and journalist.  Min Lu, Burmese novelist, essayist, and…

The Adventure of My Book Reading by JuniorWin

Bleak House     (I found the Retold Version of ‘Bleak House’ (Charles Dickens) in my grandfather’s book shelf.)  Five Years Ago When I found the Retold Version of ‘Bleak House’ (Charles Dickens) in my grandfather’s book shelf, I remembered…

Heroes, Heroes, Where Art Thou? by Junior Win

    (Artho, Portho, Aramis, and D’Artagan)  The musketeers Artho, Portho, Aramis and D’Artagan met again in 1661 and the story restored their daring statement ‘All For One, One For All’. Thirty years ago, they were musketeers and served their…

The Influence of Holmes and Watson from a Fan’s Perspective by PwintPhyu Nandar

(The .gif above depicts a scene from BBC’s Sherlock. Sherlock and John has been handcuffed together and are running away from the police. Sherlock thinks it is much more convenient to run while holding hands. Fans believe there to be an…

The Influence of Holmes and Watson from a Fan’s Perspective by PwintPhyu Nandar

  This 2011 adaptation is a sequel to “Sherlock Holmes,” which was in theatres in 2009. Guy Ritchie directed both adaptations.  Adaptations and Interpretations   The depiction of Sherlock Holmes is present in every generation since his genesis. Many great…

The Influence of Holmes and Watson from a Fan’s Perspective by PwintPhyu Nandar

   The Influence of Sherlock Holmes (and John Watson) from a Fan’s Perspective   The way Sherlock Holmes is personified (in books, movies, and television series), it seems so that no piece of writing will do him any justice. And…

Trees by Junior Win

  (photo – compared the photo(left) of the root of the big tree digging out by man for the reason of building the bridge with the photo(right) of big root come out from the ground because of Cyclone Nargis and I was touching…

Book Review: 1984 by Junior Win

  tenth printing of 1984, in December 1953 When I read this book, I wondered and thought that who was behind the screen? Everybody in this book acting as actors and actress played in different role and they were seemed very…