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 and Ezra pound. But in search of Vivienne’s creative legacy, you will again come across the figure of a man. She used to be called not a writer, but the “mad Muse” of the great poet Thomas Stearns Eliot. Continue reading
“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
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 Conan Doyle. True fans of detective stories still savor the works of Edgar PoE, although they did not differ in particularly outstanding volumes. But the real progenitor of the detective genre in England must be considered Wilkie Collins, because it was this writer who first used those techniques in literature that later became fundamental for the entire genre. Continue reading