Elfrida Jelinek (1946) is an Austrian writer, poet and playwright, whose work in Austria provokes numerous controversies. "Before the closed door" is a novel based on real events, telling about a group of teenagers who, wanting to escape from the shadows of the older generation, attack passers-by in the darkness, but access to the desired one remains...
The book consists of epistles and soliloques, written in various places of the earth and in various genres - from road impressions to philosophical reflections, including sorrowful songs and odes to joy.
What do women love more than anything in the world? Naturally, to give advice to the friends and acquaintances! Sima Nazarova is not an exception. But the problem is that her advice, which is generally reliable, again and again leads to the most unexpecte
Viktor Borisovich Shklovsky is known as an outstanding literary critic, theorist of the formal school, author of biographical books about Mayakovsky, Leo Tolstoy, Eisenstein, artist Pavel Fedotov. But few know how his own destiny developed.
This novel is about the tragic nature of the human life, about the loneliness of one person among people, about meaning and power of love. Asystole is a cardiac standstill. Ability to love gives sense and meaning to life. This book is a finalist of the Na
The best early novel by Evelin Waugh. The novel is set in the 1930s, and focuses on the breakdown of the marriage of Tony and Lady Brenda Last. Tony is preoccupied with the maintenance of Hetton Abbey, a masterpiece of unfashionable Victorian Gothic archi
In this book Limonov continues the list of people who he knew and who is now deceased. They are different people whom Limonov met in different times of his life: Sergei Dovlatov, Alexey Khvostenko, Slobodan Miloshevich, Alexander Sumerkin, Dmitry Prigov,
The action of this novel occurs between the two extremely distant points of Europe - Portugal and Istanbul. Whimsical wandering goes around the European countries between these two points - Turkey, Greece, Italy, Germany, England, Denmark, Holland, France
Everyone called him Lancelot. He really was a knight of our time-noble, fearless, valuing male friendship and loving women. But why does it seem to him that the world around him is imperceptibly changing? After all, he's not crazy There were 4 of them
The history of the discovery of the New World is inextricably linked with the legend of Eldorado and with the tireless pursuit of gold. But the greedy conquistadors did not even suspect that they were only repeating the path that had been trodden many cen
Роман Мы пестрые бабочки, детка! (1970) - первенец Эльфриды Елинек. Именно с ним она вошла в австрийскую, а затем и в мировую литературу. Русскоязычному читателю нобелевский лауреат Э.Елинек уже знакома по романам Пианистка, Алчность, Дети мертвых и другим.
Ilia Boiashov is the winner of the 2007 'National Best-Seller' Award. 'Armada' is his first novel which is ironically anti-utopian on a world scale A certain government equipped its fleet and sent it to the banks of America with the goal of total annihi
Residents of the village, devoured by greed, cowardice and fear. A man pursued by the ghosts of his agonizing past. Young woman in search of happiness. During one tense, full of events of the week, each of them faces the questions of life, death and power
This suspense/action novel is constructed under the laws and logic of a computer game. The reader has an unusual possibility - to solve, together with the hero, one of the main secrets of mankind, for which the reader is transported into the Soviet Union
Iury Mamleev is a founder of genre metaphysical realism and a founder of a literary-philosophical school. The main task of methaphysicist is to discover inner chasm in a soul of a person. life is too short and literature serves the purpose of a catalyst t