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…

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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: July 2019

History of the dystopian genre in literature

Recently, such works as” the Hunger games ” have created a huge furor in society, especially among those members who are interested in dystopian books. But we have read dystopias quite often before, and not all of them were characterized by such a high level of technological innovation, as in the above-mentioned book. Most often they are about enslaved societies, socially oppressed circles of people. One of the most famous examples of such a dystopian novel is considered to be George Orwell’s “1984”, which gave life to the catch phrase” Big Brother is watching you”, thereby embodying life under the microscope. Continue reading

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 while. Rather the opposite – in some places it is quite ” bad ” book, if such a turn is generally applicable to literary works. Such reading is more likely to be called quite dark, repulsive and unpleasant; but after reading it, you will certainly have a question: how did the author manage to squeeze so much into a very small work?? Continue reading

What is It really about?
Stephen king honestly told what was his inspiration for creating the most terrible “horror” of all time. How do you like this news? In his works, the famous writer relies…

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Literary genre
Literary genre – historically and culturally developed typology (not to be confused with "typification") of works, carried out within genera and species, respectively literary, according to a complex system of…

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How and where can I sell old books?
What books are hard to sell Sooner or later, many people have a question: where to put the old books? We will not consider the option of throwing it out.…

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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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