WRITTEN BY SERGEY DOVLATOV
Starting to talk about Sergei Dovlatov, it is difficult to resist the temptation to Preface the speech with a particularly witty quote from his works. I will not do this…

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Adolfo Sanchez Vasquez. Kafka's character Joseph K
In this work, we propose to discover the rich and complex Kafkaesque world through one of its Central characters. In General, we will start our journey together with the inhabitant…

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John Fowles "The Collector»
"The collector" is not one of those books that you can open after a hard day's work and, deep in reading, forget about all the worries at least for a…

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JOSEPH BRODSKY: SKETCHES FOR THE RULES OF LIFE

Fragments of a speech by Joseph Brodsky to students at the University of Michigan on December 18, 1988, entitled “Speech at the Stadium”.

Joseph Brodsky: sketches for the rules of life

Life is a game with many rules, but without a referee. We learn how to play it by observing it rather than by consulting a book, including the Holy Scriptures. So it is not surprising that so many play dishonestly, so few win, so many lose. Continue reading

Haruki Murakami's "Pinball, 1973»
In the Rat trilogy, Pinball, 1973 is the second novel and simultaneously a continuation of the previously written work "Listen to the wind song". In addition, this is the second…

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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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John Irving " the World through GARP's eyes»
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…

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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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