The image of Christ in literature
It is difficult to imagine another image that would be found in literature so ubiquitous as the image of Jesus Christ. It is paradoxical that being an icon exclusively 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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Death
What does a person feel when they die? It is difficult to answer this question. Each of us thought about what was going on after death. It hurts, or on…

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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

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 because of “proud shyness” and their already wide circulation both on the Internet and in everyday conversation. Sergey Dovlatov is undoubtedly an important figure in modern intellectual literature, and this has long been recognized and justified. It is not surprising that several documentaries have already been made about Dovlatov – some famous, others hardly. Continue reading

YURI OLESHA NICKNAMED ” WRITER»

My soul is the last atom
your soul.
<Yu. O.>
Man lived, man wrote. Years passed, the man was forgotten. And they didn’t remember much when they were alive. Not all. Not the one. How many geniuses and just talents our Soviet Empire managed to “mow down”, drive away or destroy during its lifetime, this ugly state of lies and Vice… However, do not worry about the sad. The film will leave an indelible impression. Sadness, annoyance, incomprehension-Yes, a lot of things… Continue reading

"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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THE FIRST FILM ADAPTATION OF HARUKI MURAKAMI: "LISTEN TO THE WIND SONG»
"Hey, you! Go back to your moon! "Dance, Dance, Dance" By H. Murakami "Listen to the song of the wind" - a novel is quite capacious, light, friendly and easy-the…

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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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Terry Pratchett's Discworld tour
One of the main "storytellers" of our time, Terry Pratchett is dead for several years, but his books continue to occupy high places in all sorts of ratings and win…

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