I admire clear succinct prose, like Hemingway’s. And I also like beautiful style of Oscar Wilde, where every word matters even though the language is poetic and can be quite elaborate at times. Both writers couldn’t be more different but one thing they have in common is clarity.… Read the rest
Friends and new acquaintances often ask me questions like – why do I write, how does one write a novel, where to start, how does one publish a book… Instead of rambling for hours in attempt to answer these I normally re-direct them to specific best books in the business covering these questions (I’ll mention them below). … Read the rest
Now, there can’t be two more different books than Oblomov and Jonathan Livingston Seagull save for two things. The first one is that both became instant classics after their publication and still enjoy wide readership. Another one is a common theme of self-perfection making them timeless texts and an ideal pair for comparative analysis.… Read the rest
Today’s post is all about famous Russian love stories. Some of them are straighforward romance, others are psychological or political thrillers. But in the end, all of them are about love.
To download the book in epub or mobi format, just click on the thumbnail.… Read the rest