Adventures

Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe

As most of the teenagers nowadays, Robinson rebelled against his parents and run away from home. He never learned from his past mistakes and continued to venture into dangerous journeys: after being enslaved by a Moor, the “prodigal son” escapes,…
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Typhoon

Typhoon

Though he learned to write in English just in his twenties, Joseph Korzeniowski Conrad succeeded to create 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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A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet is the first published story in the famous series dedicated to the detective Sherlock Holmes. Dr. Watson, who has just returned from a war in Afghanistan, meets Sherlock Holmes when they become roommates at the famous…
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Father Brown

Father Brown

How can a writer and literary critic of the magnitude of G.K. Chesterton take seriously the lowly and trivial detective story? And how can such a respected, leading intellectual figure spend so much time penning down so many detective stories…
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The Flying Inn

The Flying Inn

The Flying Inn is the novel that Chesterton says he most enjoyed writing, after the essay Orthodoxy. The prohibition has also reached England, and inns and pubs can no longer sell wine and spirits unless they have a sign. Patrick…
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Don Quixote

Don Quixote

According to Anton Dumitriu, the illustrious philosopher and author of History of Logic (4 vols., 1977), the key question regarding Don Quixote from La Mancha is the following one: Through this question, the mentioned author emphasizes the symbolic value of…
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