Critics have long called John Irving a modern classic, and I am only more convinced of this with each of his new books I read. In the novel “the World through the eyes of GARP” Irving again creates a whole range of surrealism mixed with the ordinary realism, no less outstanding is the range of characters in the book. But under all these layers of artistic component, it is extremely difficult to discern the author’s attitude to his characters: does he respect them, is he critical or neutral? Continue reading
But even the thought of-what’s his name? – immortality
there is a thought of solitude, my friend.
Conversation with the celestial
When I was seven years old, and a large bag of chips in Moscow cost only six and a half rubles, far away in the West, a poet with the biblical name Joseph, not very well known at home, died. Brodsky, of course, did not manage to live up to the moment when every schoolchild would know about it. Continue reading
“It is good where we are not»
Many have read Saint-Exupery’s good fairy tale about the Little Prince. This work is one of the most widely read in the world. Wisdom and humanity are what most appeal to readers in ” the Little Prince.” The work is divided into quotes, the most inspiring can be read below. If You haven’t read this good fairy tale yet, just type in the search engine “the Little Prince read online” to get acquainted with the work of Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Continue reading