History of the Thriller genre in literature
The usual Thriller genre is characterized by its uncertainty and constant intensity of passions, which together produce a mixed feeling of anxiety and fascination mixed with fear and even fear.…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 1)
Best film adaptations of fiction: continued A good adaptation of the book - not so rare guest at the table of kinoguitan. This is a definite plus. But a bad…

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The place of women in literature (part 2)
Vivienne Haywood Eliot, English writer, author of a series of short stories. Her literary legacy was praised by Bertrand Russell, Gore Vidal, and her lyrics were praised by Virginia Woolf…

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Monthly Archives: April 2019

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 it be otherwise?? A righteous Martyr who gave his life in the name of others, both those who believed in him and those who did not believe in him. The problem of sacrifice is not less often raised in literature, and when both paths are intertwined, an indelible impression on the souls of readers is guaranteed. Continue reading

José Saramago’s “death with Interruptions»

Resounding success and public recognition can play a cruel joke on a person. By nature, we are very vulnerable creatures, susceptible to external pleasant stimuli, emotionally unstable, so any significant achievement can disrupt the basis of the order that, in fact, helped to reach the heights — painstaking work. We have already learned from the work of Scott Fitzgerald how a person reached unprecedented heights in his life, but, being a prisoner of his own charm, he could not return to the previous level. Continue reading

10 ways to read more books
Love of reading In our fast-moving age, many people face a lack of time. There is too much to do in 24 hours – work, family, socializing with friends. It…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 2)
«Norwegian wood» The film adaptation of the most popular novel abroad by Haruki Murakami. The Director is the French-Vietnamese Director Chan an hung, who did not distinguish himself in any…

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My friend the writer mark TWAIN
What's the name of the best book you've ever read? A difficult question What a difficult question for a person whose favorite activity throughout life, starting from early childhood, is…

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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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