Why Dumas distorted the story of the real "count of Monte Cristo" and hid who he really was
The writer Alexander Dumas was a very prolific and successful author. His novels were read by many generations in all countries of the world. Where did he get the stories…

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Irina Erenburg and she Paleeva: Wonderful story of mutual rescue the daughter of a famous writer and girls, nearly shot by the Nazis
The fate of Irina Erenburg and Feiga Fishman unthinkable way crossed in a time of war. The adult woman and the teenage girl by then already both knew bitterness of…

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10 fascinating books about forbidden feelings

Books about the feelings that arise between a man and a woman, always interesting and exciting. Someone finds in them answers to their questions, someone adopts the experience of literary heroes. Unfortunately, both in life and in literature, the relationship between two people does not always fit into the generally accepted framework and laws. In our collection – fascinating books about the feelings that have for some reason to hide.

Michael Ondaatje, “the English patient»

Michael Ondatzhe’s book contains so many events and memories that the story of the forbidden love of an English patient for a married lady does not seem to be the main one. However, this song about love can not leave anyone indifferent. The novel is closely intertwined four stories of people who happened to be in the same Villa, but the mysterious stranger remains the center of the work. At the same time, for some reason you want to read his story separately, enjoying the viscous and happy memories of a man crippled by war.

Anna Todd “After»

Teenage love, which lives, despite parental prohibitions and condemnation with hand friends, – theme eternal. The right girl who fell in love with the “bad guy” is an eternal story. In Anna Todd’s novel she has all chances to end quite safely. However, the reader should still think about how possible and in life such a joyful ending.

Christina Hepting, “Plus life»

The main character of the novel by Christina Gepting is an 18-year-old HIV-infected young man. He loves and wants to be happy, he dreams about the profession of a surgeon and constantly breaks through the thickets of myths and prejudices, trying to prove his “normality” and suffers from loneliness and misunderstanding. He was deprived of the right to love in his mother’s womb, but is it possible to deprive a person of the right to happiness and understanding?

Roxy Cooper, “More than words»

The main character knew that she would meet her true love. Her mother told her how it would be as a child. But if that girl could have known, laughing merrily at her mother’s prediction, that this meeting would be too late. Two people, destined to each other, could not wait for the main meeting in their lives. He’s been married a long time. And every meeting is a small betrayal.

Owen Dempsey, “White rose, Black forest»
The heroine of Owen Dempsey is only 26 years old, and she is completely tired of life and loss. She no longer has a family, her freedom was just an illusion. Young girl remains only voluntarily to leave this world, forever rid themselves from suffering and doubt. But in the forest, where Franca Gerber was about to finish her earthly journey, she meets a wounded pilot who speaks an unfamiliar language. The desire to save a person is stronger than the desire to commit suicide.

Courtney Cole, Nocte.»

Does a girl who has taken responsibility for her mentally ill brother have the right to love? Should she follow her heart, or should she devote herself to someone who needs her? All secrets will be revealed only by the end of a darkly mystical book about Calla Price, her lover named Dar Dubray and her twin brother Finn. Will she be able to make the right choice without harming any of the participants in this story?

Claire McFall, “Trespassers»

They returned to the world of the living, the girl who died in a train accident and the one who led her to the Kingdom of the dead. They might have been happy if they had not broken the boundaries of the worlds by their return. Two lovers just want to be happy, but as it turned out, happiness can be too fragile and depend on many factors. Will lovers be able to keep their feelings and defend the right to love?

Bruno Combe, “Because it was you»

Camille is quite a happy wife and mother, she seems to be a model of decency. However, inside this charming woman, a real hurricane is raging. She can not (not too much) to get rid of old his passion. Secretly, she hurries on a date to Stephen, who was once her neighbor.

Patrick Gale, “a Place called winter»

The dramatic story of Harry Zonta who lost everything, taking its own difference from other people. The novel about same-sex love is actually not only about her. It is about the relationship between people who are different in nature, about the ability to find compromises, sensuality and responsibility. The work is filled with pain, but it makes the reader think and conduct an internal dispute with himself.

Natalia Alekseeva, “Four aircraft»

Natalia Alekseeva’s book is not just about love. It is about the test of love and attempts to get out of the state of dependent love. The author tries to find his own answer to the question of what is love, whether it is forbidden and whether it is worth it to ruin everything and start life from scratch.

No country, no churchyard: Why the body of Joseph Brodsky was buried only a year and a half after his departure
The fate of the brilliant poet Joseph Brodsky was not always kind to him. At home, he was persecuted, he was placed in a psychiatric clinic, and after emigration was…

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The arbiter of fate: How did the famous Russian writers of the Silver age get a start in life thanks to Zinaida hippius
Perhaps, there was no more controversial figure in the Russian literary society of the Silver age than Zinaida hippius. She was considered one of the most beautiful and intelligent women…

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6 books, the authors of which tried to write a continuation of the "Master and Margarita" Bulgakov
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What is the secret of Semyon Nadson's poems, which 100 years ago was more popular than Pushkin
About a hundred years ago, this poet's popularity almost surpassed Pushkin himself – and thanks to the poems that hit the tone of the time, and thanks to the history…

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When a husband 20 years younger and wiser of a lifetime: hard-won happiness of Anna Kern
Her name became known thanks to Alexander Pushkin, who dedicated his poem "I remember a wonderful moment"to Anna Kern. By the time she met the poet, she was already married,…

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