Eternal Questions And Unoriginal Answers

Last week I broke my promise, which I gave four years ago – to never ever again bother reading Dan Brown‘s novels. However, curiosity killed the cat again. His newly published Origin didn‘t prove to be an exception to the storytelling scheme that every Brown‘s reader already knows as a multiplication table since his The…

Quadrupled To Travel Towards A Different Place

It was an exhausting long read. And miscellaneous like a life. Actually, like four lives.  4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster shortlisted for 2017 Man Booker Prize is a true literary masterpiece, however, not destined for every reader. Almost one thousand of pages tells a life story of a young lad Archibald (Archie) Ferguson…

Synthetic Replicas Of Princesses And Princes

What a shame! Such a serious grown-up engaged in such an adolescent pop scam! While the mind kept upbraiding my recent reading choice, my curiosity continued to turn page after page, though still acknowledging my poor will. I spent three days in a row reading The Royals series (Paper Princess, Broken Prince, Twisted Palace) by…

An Extraordinary Story Of An Ordinary Friendship

Haven‘t heard of Elena Ferrante? Then you‘re definitely not much of a reader. Because recently her so called the Neapolitan Quartet (My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, and The Story of The Lost Child) has infiltrated bookshelves and kindles all over the globe. The phenomenon…

Split Puzzle Pieces Of The Drowning Pool

Every story is nothing but a compilation of different perspectives. So which one to trust to finally find the truth? This kind of novel writing is gaining its way in the modern fiction when a single narrator is out of scene and main characters are the ones to bring puzzle pieces into a common picture.…

A Return Of A Dangerous Circle Of It

Have you ever felt mistrust and an urgent itch to flee from a person who is traditionally considered a funny and amicable type? This is exactly what I feel about the clown from my childhood and now I know why. Stephen King has explained the reason in depth and width in his one of the…

Drawn Back By The Thirst

  He promises to bury him for good. Then he introduces the mere shadows of his master-skill and expects the others to be sate and content. But the world roars for more. And the thirst becomes unbearable…