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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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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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 the Christian world, Jesus is recognizable (precisely recognized, not recognized) in absolutely any other faith: Islam, Buddhism, etc.Speaking of the image of Christ in literature, I do not mean a certain figure with a crown of thorns on his head and wedges in his hands, but rather a symbolic personification of his fate (suffering, self-sacrifice, benefits) in the face of individuals, objects and entire settlements. Continue reading

Haruki Murakami ” Listen to the wind song»

“Listen to the wind song” is Haruki Murakami’s first work. But I don’t want to go into the details and details of who this writer is, I hope you are very familiar with him yourself. At the moment, I have read many books by the Japanese, but the story “Listen to the song of the wind” somehow still did not have to deal with. When a person is already an established writer, and thousands of written pages have accumulated behind him, it is always interesting to retrospectively plunge into his past and get acquainted with his debut work. Continue reading

Adolfo Sanchez Vasquez. Kafka’s character Joseph K

In this work, we propose to discover the rich and complex Kafkaesque world through one of its Central characters. In General, we will start our journey together with the inhabitant of this world – Josef K.

But first let’s imagine our hero, answering the question “Who is Joseph K.?”Josef K. is an employee of one of the banks in Prague. We know nothing and will never know anything about his past; this, as we will see, is very inherent in the way Kafka presents the main character. 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…

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Wilkie Collins "the moonstone»
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…

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Haruki Murakami " Listen to the wind song»
"Listen to the wind song" is Haruki Murakami's first work. But I don't want to go into the details and details of who this writer is, I hope you are…

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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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