MY BOOK SHELF
This page is dedicated to the books that I read and reviewed.
Les Misérables (1862)
by Victor Hugo (Author)
This is my favorite book. I love reading Victor Hugo. A story about how life can turn a criminal and just a bad person into a noble gentleman with a big heart. Hard life and believe can change everything. Cool story and the flow of events have forced me to read this great book very quickly. This story tells about life in France in the old days, relationships between the people of different sectors of society and human feelings. This book made me look on life with different eyes, it arosed in me a wide range of all emotions. I highly recommend it for reading!
The Day of the Triffids (1951)
by John Wyndham (Author)
This perfect science fiction book describes another version of the destruction of all mankind. A comet flies near the Earth and all who so it, became blind. At the same time predatory mutant plants called triffids begin their terrible campaign against humanity. They sting with poison and then eat the victim. And blinded helpless people perfect target for them. Unfolds a cruel and ruthless struggle for survival. But who and how will win?
The Art of War
by Sun Tzu (Author)
This book is a perfect guadance on how to act successfully in any conflict situation. The ancient wisdom of great Chinese commander Sun Tzu reveals all secrets of ultimate success not only on the battle field, but can also be successfully applied in business. Great book!
Waltz into Darkness
by Cornell Woolrich (Author)
This is not a love story but a story how love can change everything. This is a story about a fallen woman and how she deceived a man and married him. She was beautiful and captured his heart. At the beginning, he didn´t suspect anything. But when the awful truth came out. How blind he was! His life has turned into a nightmare. You have to read this book to find out what that is!
The Chronicles of Narnia
by C. S. Lewis (Author)
The Chronicles of Narnia is a perfect children´s fiction book which describes an amazing adventures of Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy in the magic land called Narnia. For here is a world where a witch decrees eternal winter; where there are more talking animals than people; and where battles are fought by Centaurs, Giants and Fauns!! Brave kids have to fight with wicked Queen and help the triumph of justice.
Prince Caspian (1951)
The Return to Narnia
by C. S. Lewis (Author)
This amazing book is about a fairy land called NARNIA where you can meet talking animals and see a lot of magic and adventures.
Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy are returning to boarding school when they are summoned from the dreary train station (by Susan’s own magic horn) to return to the land of Narnia — the land where they had ruled as kings and queens and where their help is desperately needed.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2000)
by J. K. Rowling (Author)
The fourth book in the Harry Potter series describes the adventures of Harry Porter who wants to get away from Dursley and go to the International Quidditch Cup. This wonderful novel tells about a the mysterious event that Hogwarts is hosting this year, an event involving two other rival schools of magic, and a competition that hasn’t happened for a hundred years. A must read for all Harry Porter fans!
The Man in the Iron Mask
by Alexandre Dumas
“Alexandre Dumas was already famous when he wrote this historical romance. The Man in the Iron Mask describes the continuing adventures of the three Musketeers: Athos, Porthos, Aramis, and their friend D’Artagnan. This time they are involved in an intrigue with two royal twin brothers: one who was a king and another, who was forgotten and kept in prison in the iron mask. Acting together, Musketers and d´Artagnan release imprisoned in a dungeon twin brother and remove from him the iron mask. Justice prevails, and the unfortunate twin brother takes the place of his cruel brother on the royal trone.”
The Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas
“The main character of this novel is Edmond Dantes, a young man who has a good life: a loving father and beautiful feance Mercedes. They are about to marry. He is so happy! Suddenly everything changes in his life: as a result of intrigue, he is sentenced and sent to a prison for dangerous prisoners. His enemies took everything from him: his love, his happiness and his freedom. He spends in prison fourteen years, making revenge plans. In prison, he meets Abbe Faria, who tells him the secret of a buried treasure on the Island of Monte Cristo. Dantes escapes from prison and finds the treasure, becoming a very rich and enigmatic man with title. He returns back to Paris and calls himself the Count of Monte Cristo. He wants to see his beloved Mercedes again and revenge the people who took her from him. And he does that. He approaches them and carries out his revenge. After many years, his enemies cannot recognize him and he takes an advantange of his title, wealth and mystery, carrying out his revenge.”