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Peaceful unhurried narrative, characters in which you can recognize yourself. Emotional prose should be like this - passing through adversity, the characters finally find their quiet happiness, and no one is able to break it.
Dina Rubina, "Napoleon Convoy. White Horses"
The second book of the large-scale novel "Napoleon's convoy" by Dina Rubina - "White Horses" - immerses the reader in the love story of two main characters - Stashek Bugrov and "fiery" Nadia. In this book, the secret of the terrible betrayal that broke the fate of the heroes will finally be revealed. But there will also be a place for fleeting moments of happiness, pleasure, a strong feeling of love, which seems to be blessed by heaven. Over the course of several years, many shocks and revelations fall upon the still very young heroes, with which they have to come to terms. They part for many years, and each goes his own way, making important and fateful decisions in splendid isolation. In the course of the novel, the mysterious story of the ancestor Stakh Bugrov is revealed -Aristarchus Bouguereau, an officer of the Napoleonic army, who saw and, perhaps, knows where the mysteriously disappeared treasures are hidden. In addition, readers will learn the secrets of the Stakh family on the maternal side: his mother was not who she claimed to be. The past and the present are intertwined in the novel in a bizarre way and give the reader the opportunity to look at the history of our country through the personal history of the family family.
Masha Traub, "On the verge of a divorce"
Great reading for an evening or two for those who love simple, heartfelt life stories.
Reading Traub, every time you catch yourself thinking how her books are like a heart-to-heart talk in a night kitchen. This time on the difficult topic of divorce. On the one hand, it can bring loneliness or long-awaited freedom. On the other hand, what about, for example, children? Should they tell the truth about what happened to mom and dad and why the family is no more? And that's not all. With your own feelings, you also need to somehow continue to live, accept them. And not with everyone you will discuss your decision and the proposed new life. Finding answers to all these questions is Masha Traub's new book.
Hendrik Grun, "Notes of Hendrik Grun from the Amsterdam Almshouse"
An unusual book: it was written by a pensioner from the Netherlands, literally living in a nursing home (83 years old - and the first bestseller, and you say important years - from 20 to 30 years). This is both a sad and very funny book. She exudes amazing vitality and real worldlywisdom gained over years of observing a changing world.
An autobiographical diary novel about how old people excitedly discuss who has more diseases, who will die earlier, arrange sabotage related to aquarium fish, and fight for personal freedom with the headmistress of a nursing home, in fact, turns out to be an accurate description of the life of a modern society with distinct notes of rebellious manifesto.
Maria Metlitskaya, "My farewell tour"
Metlitskaya always turns out such vital and sensible books that they cannot be perceived as exclusively entertaining reading. You have to think about life and everything philosophical.
This collection of stories is about a very difficult group of decisions in everyone's life - about forgiveness. It is easy to forgive a hastily spoken word, being late for a date or an important date mixed up. More difficult - betrayal, anger, lies. Even if the offense has already gone, for some reason it is so hard to forgive people, especially those who mean a lot to us. Metlitskaya explores forgiveness and pride, which prevents us from forgiving loved ones and being with them. All the heroines of "My Farewell Tour" learn to forgive and forget insults.
Sophie Kinsella, "Can you keep a secret?"
Witty chiclet from the author of a shopaholic series about secrets, difficult work situations and fear of flying.
Emma, like any person, has many secrets that it is desirable not to know at all. And Emma hasfragile nervous system. The combination of these two things turned into this: during a violent shaking in the plane, Emma, in fright, blurted out all her secrets to a pleasant young man in the seat next to her. The turbulence ended, like all turbulences, with a successful landing, and Emma made the discovery that the handsome stranger on the plane was the boss of the huge corporation where she worked. He now knows all of Emma's humiliating secrets and can use them as he pleases.
Daria Soifer, "Italian on Demand"
A new comedy tale about love and dreams of emigration to a better life from a writer specializing in such funny books.
Yana cherished the dream of moving to sunny Naples, in Italy, and conquering the fashion industry as a designer, but no such luck. Objective reality pushed a beautiful dream into the background, and pushed work in banal Moscow to the fore. But a hot Italian man suddenly appeared on Yanina's horizon, as if teasing her with the proximity of the land of her dreams. And unexpectedly offered to help with the move to the coveted Naples. Of course, not for nothing, and Yana can only guess where this adventure will lead her.
John Williams, Stoner
A classic novel that unexpectedly became a bestseller nearly half a century after its publication.
For some unknown reason, the world has fallen in love with Stoner right now. This is a slow, very quiet novel about a country boy who discovers his love forShakespeare, and then to reading in general. And this love grows, filling his whole life, where from now on and forever literature will be the main thing. Stoner starts a teaching career, then a relationship, but all this will always be in the background. A strange book about a man who never found himself anywhere but books.
Tatiana Ustinova, "A date with God by the fire"
The new book of the famous writer and TV presenter Tatyana Ustinova "Date with God by the fire" opens the door to the amazing inner world of this woman. In short and touching autobiographical stories about life and her own feelings, Ustinova shows herself to be a subtle, understanding and very kind woman. Her new book gives a feeling of real warmth and joy from a pleasant conversation with an intelligent, generous and interesting person. "Rendezvous with God by the Fire" is reminiscent of Tatyana's TV shows, where she communicates directly with the viewer, but the book is a much more personal and reliable way for her to talk about the most important things in life.
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Viewing the exposition in the museum and admiring the works of art, we do not think about the fact that these great masters have come a long way from the most elementary basics. In any art school or studio, one of the first will be a lesson on the image of a cube. Yes, it is with this elementary figure that the real path to art begins. In this lesson we will tell you how to draw a cube
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