How to remember what you read in books
Repetition Each of us faced the need to remember the information we read. Sometimes everything is easy to remember, and sometimes it takes a lot of time and effort. How…

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John Irving " a Prayer for Owen Meany»
Every sphere of human activity is imbued with a religious component, especially its direct reflection — literature. Probably, the image of Christ is more often found in books. How could…

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Howard Lovecraft " The Call Of Cthulhu»
For the average book lover, mystical literature is inextricably associated with two personalities: Edgar PoE and Stephen king. But between these two personalities in the time layer is located no…

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Best film adaptations of modern and classical literature (part 1)

“Read this book, absolutely!”- advised me a friend at a literary forum, to which I, hearing a familiar name, replied with an invitation to view the film adaptation of the same name, one of the best films about the youth of the Soviet era. The exchange took place, and just a day later my friend got acquainted with the film, after which he expressed in this spirit that the film is not bad, but the book will be deeper. This little episode would have escaped my attention if I hadn’t recently finished reading the book and my verdict hadn’t been exactly the opposite. But it is the same… Continue reading

Wilkie Collins "the moonstone»
England has always been famous for its literary wealth, not an exception was the detective direction in British literature. Everyone knows the great names of Agatha Christie and sir Arthur…

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Writers who burned their works
This may be a gross misconception, but from a literary perspective, it seems somewhat erroneous and even painful to ask many authors to burn unfinished works after their death. A…

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"Rules of wine-makers"
"Rules of wine-makers" is a book that has become one of the components of the worldwide success and recognition of John Irving. Critics noted that the writer chose not the…

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Read the book correctly
What is difficult in reading books-opened, read, closed. If reading is a way to amuse yourself or pass a free evening, then this is enough. But if you want to…

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