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The Peasant Marey by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Dostoyevsky skilfully paints a portrait of a character who manages to recall a childhood memory from twenty years ago and by doing so he alters the ...

Fairy Tales for Adults (Ideas for Life), Oscar Wilde, Anton Chekhov

Fairy tales are rarely written exclusively for children. They offer a variety of strong characters, themes and challenges as well as an insight into ...

The Essential Epicurus

For Epicurus, the purpose of philosophy was to attain the happy, tranquil life, characterized by peace and freedom from fear, the absence of pain, ...

The Martian 3D Film Review

The Martian is directed by Ridley Scott and features Matt Damon as one of the lead characters who gets stuck on a remote planet and causes a serious ...

Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina, Princess Anna Arkadyevna Karenina (Russian: Анна Аркадьевна Каренина) is the central character of eponymous ...

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina is one of the greatest novels written by Leo Tolstoy, often credited as the pinnacle of realist fiction, and described by Tolstoy ...

The Heavenly Christmas Tree by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I am a novelist, and I suppose I have made up this story. I write 'I suppose,' though I know for a fact that I have made it up, but yet I keep ...

The Remarkable Rocket by Oscar Wilde

Set in a magical kingdom where a wealthy prince and a Russian princess meet for the first time and fall madly in love with each other. Their wedding ...

A Christmas Dream, and How It Came True by Louisa May Alcott

'I am so tired of Christmas I wish there never would be another one!' exclaimed a discontented-looking little girl, as she sat idly watching her ...