Archive for January 4th, 2021

A Tale of Two Cities — Wuhan and New York

(Tatal ke bawah untuk kenyataan versi BM)

CNN news headlined: “Thousands packed the streets to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Wuhan, where the coronavirus first emerged, as other cities worldwide were deserted”.

This is the modern story of “A Tale of Two Cities”, the historical novel by Charles Dickens which I studied in the literature class when I was Form IV in Batu Pahat High School in 1958.

Dickens’ famous opening sentence is particularly relevant to the opening of the year 2021: Read the rest of this entry »

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