Money, money, money
Money is a means or purpose of life? "Money, not Morality, is the main principle of social relations of a civilized nation."Thomas Jefferson "Money brings down all the gods of…

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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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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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Literature – what is it

If you, the reader, have asked the question: “literature – what is It?”and I would like to get a succinct answer, but still true and scientific, then you turned to the right text. So, in this article, I will briefly consider what literature is, as well as tell you about its two main forms – oral and written.

The academic dictionary compiled by the Russian Academy of Sciences defines literature as “the entire collection of scientific, artistic, philosophical, and similar works”. Continue reading

Best film adaptations of modern and classical literature (part 2)

“Azazel»
Based on a novel by Boris Akunin. Who is surprised-sit down quickly, but I think that “Azazel” is the most successful translation of Erast Fandorin’s adventures on the screen. How can this film be put on a par with the previous ones? Very simple and nothing at the same time. Here we are talking about good film adaptations, not just about absolute masterpieces. And “Azazel”, as a film adaptation, is good for almost everyone. Continue reading

What is the use of reading and why read a lot?
The availability of books We used to call ourselves a reading nation. Unfortunately, surveys show that this is far from the case. Over the past 10 years, the population of…

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Writers who burned their works
This may be a gross misconception, but from a literary perspective, it seems somewhat erroneous and even painful to ask many authors to burn unfinished works after their death. A…

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What is the use of reading and why read a lot?
The availability of books We used to call ourselves a reading nation. Unfortunately, surveys show that this is far from the case. Over the past 10 years, the population of…

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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…

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