Category «Literature»

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Originally published May 30, 1967 Author Gabriel García Márquez Publisher Harper & Row Novel-fairy tale, novel-metaphor, novel-allegory, novel-saga – as soon as critics did not call Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s work “One Hundred Years of Solitude.” The novel, which came out just over half a century ago, became one of the most widely read works of …

Yellow Wallpaper

Originally published January 1892 Author Charlotte Perkins Gilman “Yellow wallpaper” – is a book written by American writer Charlotte Gilman in 1892. A story about chauvinism, about ignorance and delusions. While in society some enjoy great authority, the opinion of others does not exsit. In this story, the wife is completely subordinated to her husband …

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

Originally published 1992 Author John Gray Pages 286 Publisher HarperCollins ISBN 9780060574215 Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus A book written by the British author John Graham, in the genre of popular psychology. The novel tells that women and men do not think alike. The secrets of communication and the construction of a …

The Glass Menagerie

Originally published 1945 Author Tennessee Williams The Glass Menagerie “The Glass Menagerie” is an autobiographical play by Tennessee Williams. “The Glass Menagerie” is kind of autobiographical play by Tennessee Williams.Where for its prototype is taken his own family: a strict father, an emotional mother, and a daughter suffering from mental illness. The play is penetrating and …

The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye “The Bluest Eye” – the book written by afro-american writer, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature T. Morrison. A small novel tells the story of the fate of an African-American girl who, because of the discrimination that reigned in America in the 1940s (namely, this period is depicted in the work), …

The Girl on the Train

Originally published January 13, 2015 Author Paula Hawkins Pages 395 Publisher Riverhead Books ISBN 978-1-59463-366-9 “The Girl on the train” – a novel of 2015 by British writer Paula Hawkins.The plot describes the life of the main character Reichal who suffers from alcoholism and whether she will be able to win internal struggle with herself …

As a Man Thinketh

As a Man Thinketh The book “As a Man Thinketh” James Allen operates with a positive philosophy of being and presents his readers with iridescent beliefs.The book is intended for those who are on the path of development, including raising the level of spirituality. There are only seven chapters that are arranged in a logical …

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath “The Grapes of Wrath” is a novel by John Steinbeck published in 1939. The book describes the times of the Great Depression and how people are suffering and families that are engaged in agricultural activities in Oklahoma are forced to leave the city to wander in the hope of finding more …

The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter The book of Nathaniel Hawthorne “The Scarlet Letter” was published in 1850 and caused a wide resonance among readers in Europe. It truly tells the story and the history of that time, the XVII-th century that was going on at that time. The reader is given a picture of the morals of …

Divergent

Divergent The “Divergent” novel of an American writer Veronique Roth.The plot is based on the meaning of anti-utopia. The book has 3 parts. It is a bestseller and has a screen version which was in 2014. The events in the book are described in the city of Chicago where chaos and devastation reign, which leads …