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100 novels everyone should read

08/10/2019 Σχολιάστε

Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust

 

 

Telegraph Reporters

 

15 APRIL 2015

 

The best novels of all time, from Tolkien to Proust and Middlemarch

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The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list / The 100 greatest non-fiction books

06/08/2017 Σχολιάστε

 

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

 

From Don Quixote to American Pastoral, take a look at the 100 greatest novels of all time

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Even nameless horrors must be named

23/03/2016 Σχολιάστε

Pierre Joseph Redouté, Rose Jaune de Soufre / Rosa Sulfurea

 

Steve Sem-Sandberg

 

It is high time to lift the aesthetic state of emergency that has surrounded witness literature for so long, writes Steve Sem-Sandberg. It is not important who writes, nor even what their motives are. What counts is the "literary efficiency".

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100 Novels All Kids Should Read Before Leaving High School

09/01/2016 Σχολιάστε

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Josh Jones, 12.11.2015

 

Last year, a Slate essay called “Against YA” by Ruth Graham irked thousands of readers who took offense at her argument that although grown-ups “brandish their copies of teen novels with pride…. [a]dults should feel embarrassed about reading literature written for children.” Whether we label her article an instance of shaming, trolling, or just the expression of a not-especially consequential, “fuddy-duddy opinion,” what it also served to highlight—as so many other thoughtful and not-so-thoughtful online essays have done—is the huge sales numbers of so-called YA, a literary boom that shows no signs of slowing. Young adult fiction, along with children’s books in general, saw double digit growth in 2014, a phenomenon in part driven by those supposedly self-infantilizing adults Graham faults.

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Kazuo Ishiguro’s turn to fantasy

07/11/2015 Σχολιάστε

'We spend all our time wandering about local cafes' … Kazuo Ishiguro near his cottage in the Cotswolds.

‘We spend all our time wandering about local cafes’ … Kazuo Ishiguro near his cottage in the Cotswolds. Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian

Dragons, ogres, pixies? It’s not what is expected of Kazuo Ishiguro, but they feature in The Buried Giant, his first novel for 10 years. Behind the turn to fantasy, however, lies his familar fascination with the past and individual moral choices. He talks to Alex Clark about film, memory – and his taste for tea and cake

Alex Clark, Thursday 19 February 2015

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Hear Thomas Edison’s Recordings of Leo Tolstoy: Γ Voice of Russia’s Greatest Novelist

27/09/2015 1 Σχολιο

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9.9.2015

 

Born 187 years ago today, Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy’s life (1828-1910) spanned a period of immense social, political, and technological change, paralleled in his own life by his radical shift from hedonistic nobleman to theologian, anarchist, and vegetarian pacifist.

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Choosing 1000 novels to read before you die

23/08/2015 Σχολιάστε

 

Reclining Woman Reading, Pablo Picasso (1960)

Reclining Woman Reading, Pablo Picasso (1960)

 

 

We didn’t want a list of ‘greatest novels’, or a list of ‘favourite novels’, but what have we left off our list of 1000 novels everyone must read?

 

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