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Expensive books – luxury source of knowledge!

Despite the fact that in our time the basic information we get from the media (Internet, TV), a regular book that act as “paper”, not hand over the positions. But to attract potential readers publishing houses, and have here, keep in pace with time.

Because now is not the beginning of the 20th century, and nondescript gray book is hardly interested. Shelves filled with books with screaming names and lurid images of couples and killers with Beretta in his hands. Except as “disposable” such literature will not name, in the best case, you can give read a book other, and at worst… you know.

And how to be true connoisseurs of books, willing itself to have in your personal library, solidly made and decorated the book and make a valuable gift for your relatives? After all, the saying “the Book is the best gift” nobody has yet cancelled.

But this is supposed to be a BOOK, not just bound leaflets with text and images.

Some publishing houses of Moscow, specializing in the production of exclusive and unique books, took the title of a book publishing and real delight avid book readers their “works of art”. Otherwise, these books and you will not name, because the production of books, he put his hands in addition to traditional binders and artists, more and jewelers. Continue reading

Interesting facts about books

Well, is it possible to imagine the modern world without books? Professional books, children’s books, novels, encyclopedias, tales…. so many of Them, they are all so different, they are so interesting. Our article is about the great books of the world, too curious, so we read and wonder.

What book can safely is the smallest in the world? This is to all of us familiar with the book of Anton Chekhov “Chameleon”, the size of which comprise only 0.9 x 0,9 mm 30 tiny pages with 11 lines of text on each and even 3 color pictures. Imprinted and made the cover of this miracle in 1996 Aigarino.

The title of the thickest among printed books, you can assign the book Internet – WIKIPEDIA. What it is? This is actually a collection of articles from the world wide web, which were printed as one large volume lover of books Rob Matthews. As a result 5000 pages of printed text.

But in Italy Rio Coselli was keen to be a very interesting lesson – he gathers a collection of the most boring books in the world. Today, the collection has grown to 10,000 volumes. True to his passion associated funny moments. So, say, one Italian writer, a pretty bad by the way, after the news that all of his manuscripts were in the famous collection, nearly committed suicide. Continue reading

Common misconceptions about Sherlock Holmes.

Many of us have grown up on stories about the brilliant detective. In addition, many with pleasure watching the film adaptation based on the stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. However, in the course of transfer of the information by word of mouth have any effect “broken telephone” and we’re not quite accurately understand the image of the great Sherlock.

Many fans of Sherlock Holmes indignantly believe that is created on the basis of short stories Doyle movies, should be just the fruit of inspiration of the Director and not get attached to Sherlock Holmes. In short, it is better to remove the story of one Mr. Smith, on the basis of short stories than to remake the original story and call it loud “the adventures of Sherlock Holmes”.

Of course, outrage is justified, because the true hero Doyle was not like his film “twins”.

Sherlock Holmes was a “maniac purity”. In the movie, where Sherlock plays Downey Jr, the image of the mystery, to put it mildly, dirty: Sherlock wear clothes for a couple of sizes bigger is not always clean, and about the hair and say terrible. However, in the story “the Dog Baskerviley”, Sherlock Holmes, being in ambush in the hut ask you to bring him clean sheets and wash clothes. That is, while in the field, he does not forget about their own health. Continue reading

Interesting facts about authors

Russian poets and writers came up with a lot of new words: substance, thermometer (Lomonosov), industry (Karamzin), botch (Saltykov-Shchedrin), to take a (Dostoevsky), incompetent (Nord), tired physically (Khlebnikov).

Interesting facts about the writers.

Pushkin more than 70 epigraphs, Gogol – not less than 20, almost as much Turgenev.

Korney Chukovsky actually called Nikolai Vasilyevich Korneychukov.

Voltaire made fun of the Duke of Rohan for his arrogance. The Duke ordered his servants to beat Voltaire that was done. Voltaire caused the Duke to a duel, but the Duke refused, as Voltaire was not a nobleman.

Starting to work on a new piece, Balzac was locked in the room for one or two months, and firmly closed the shutters, that they did not penetrate the light. He wrote candlelight, dressed in a Bathrobe, 18 hours daily.

Mark TWAIN was born in 1835, when the vicinity of Earth flew Halley’s comet. He predicted that he would die during her next appearance. So, in 1910. Continue reading

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