Thursday, 18 April, 2024

לוגו האתר - מחסום כתיבה

Prose

High literary and low literary, here you will find the books that focus mostly on the words, or any books that I couldn't place in any other category.​

קדחת המגרש - ניק הורנבי

The Ball is Round: Fever Pitch is Not Just Another Book About Football

The type of fandom described in Nick Hornby’s “Fever Pitch” is so extreme that it represents a relatively small percentage of football enthusiasts, so how did it become the Bible of fans, including these lines? The critic delves into the Sixteenth Line, attempting to answer this riddle.

הנס פאלאדה - לבד בברלין

Every Man Dies Alone

Despite its somewhat childlike writing, Every Man Dies Alone conveys the lesser-known story of the German people in one of the darkest periods of history.

ונדיקט ירופייב - מוסקבה פטושקי

Moscow to the End of the Line

Beneath the drunken exterior, the book ‘Moscow to the End of the Line,’ hides a harsh critique of the Soviet government and society of the 1960s.

ניק קייב - מותו של באני מונרו

The Death of Bunny Munro

Nick Cave writes books the way he writes songs – dark, gloomy, and on the edge, and even if the protagonist of his book is a repulsive character, it’s hard not to feel sorry for him when we see him through his son’s eyes

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