Monthly Archives: July 2020

Battleship

Battleship

Having roots in the French game L’Attaque and American Basilinda, this strategy and guessing game is said to have been played by Russians before World War I. The first commercial version of this game was named Salvo. Battleship is played…
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Callista

Callista

Death. Everlasting life. A reality that modern culture has almost completely lost. Yet, Saint John Henry Newman evoked this theme in his novel, Callista in an excellent and most beautiful way. Undoubtedly it is important how we live, but it’s…
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Typhoon

Typhoon

Though he learned to write in English just in his twenties, Joseph Korzeniowski Conrad succeeded in creating some of the most wonderful novels written in Shakespeare’s language. When you read any of his stories, the only thing you cannot say…
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The Aeneid

The Aeneid

The Aeneid is the very first major literary work that proves the immense influence of Homer’s poem The Iliad. Virgil, its Latin author, wanted his whole life to become – literary and especially aesthetically – a faithful disciple of the blind Greek…
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