Category «Life»

A Long Way Gone

A native of Sierra Leone Ishmael Beah published the book  “A long way gone”: Memories of a Soldier Boy, in which he described how he experienced the events of the civil war in his country. The book is written in the style of memoirs and biography, its about all the difficult situations and feelings that …

The Anarchist Cookbook

The Anarchist Cookbook The Anarchist Cookbook – a manual on the use of conventional raw materials, substances and items for the production of drugs, weapons, explosive devices, poisons at home. Written in the late 1960s (published in 1971 ) by the American William Powell (William Powell) as a protest against the war of the American …

Paper Town

Paper Town “Paper Towns” – a novel by John M. Greene, published in October 2008. A good teenage book with a good storyline, with detective elements. Kew Jacobsen, a graduate of the school, has been secretly in love with his beautiful and daring neighbor Margot Roth Spiegelman since childhood. Therefore, when one night she invites …

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart “Things Fall Apart”, by Chinua Achebe is a Nigerian prose writer, poet and literary critic. Known primarily for his first novel, “Things Fall Apart”, which was published in 1958. This novel is by far the most readable and translated book of the modern African writer. For him, the writer in 2007 received …

Gone Girl

“Gone Girl” (English Gone Girl) – a detective by Gillian Flynn Everything was ready for the celebration of the five-year anniversary of the marriage life, when one of the perpetrators of the celebration suddenly inexplicably disappeared. There were traces of fighting in the house, the blood that they were obviously trying to erase, and a …

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars “The Fault in Our Stars” is the sixth novel of the American writer John Green, which was published in 2012.Teenagers suffering from a serious illness are not going to give up. They still remain teenagers – poisonous, restless, explosive, rebellious, equally ready for hatred, and for love. Hazel and Augustus …

Flowers of Algernon

Flowers of Algernon “Flowers for Algernon” – a science fiction story by Daniel Kiese (“soft” science fiction). Originally published in the April issue of the Journal of Fantasy and Science Fiction for 1959. Award “Hugo” for the best short science fiction story (1960). The ideas of the novel were formed for 14 years and were …

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an 1845 memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass. Douglass’s Narrative is like a highway map, showing us the road from slavery to freedom. At the beginning of the book, Douglass is a …

A Thousand Splendid Suns

“A Thousand Splendid Suns“ is a 2007 novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. It is not only a novel about the plight of an eastern woman. It is also a book about war, hunger, poverty. About the time when at one point a person’s life can collapse and if yesterday you were a doctor or a builder, tomorrow you are …

Hills Like White Elephants

Hills Like White Elephants “Hills like white elephants” of the story of the American writer Ernest Miller Hemingway.Style of this writer is short and rich, significantly influenced the literature of the XX century.The fact that once missed, will never come back. The story “White elephants” describes a problem that often occurs in our life. The heroes …