30 books that you no longer will be able to see still
• 30 books for which you have not been able to watch still
Make yourself comfortable before you read this post.
Modern research suggests that reading - is the best way to relax. Only 6 minutes for the book enough to reduce stress levels by 68%. Reading in this sense works better and faster than other methods of calming "frazzled" nerves, such as listening to music (61%), walking (42%) or a cup of tea (54%).
We offer to relieve stress in the output and learn a lot about books, which seem to us so familiar.
Vladimir Nabokov wrote "Lolita" in the notebook while traveling across America for collecting butterflies. The wife of the writer Vera prevented him burn novel outline.
The best-selling book in the UK of all time - "50 shades of gray."
The book "Gulliver's Travels" has described the size and speed of rotation of the moons - satellites of Mars 100 years before astronomers had done.
Alexandre Dumas hired "Ghostwriter" - novelist Auguste Maquet, who helped to write the eminent author of "The Three Musketeers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo."
"Alice in Wonderland" was banned in China due to the presence in the book talking animals.
J. R. R. Tolkien typed the entire trilogy "Lord of the Rings" with two fingers.
"Winnie the Pooh" was initially banned in the United States, Turkey and the UK. Here the role played not only the presence of speaking little animals, but also the fact that the baby piglet caused a negative reaction in the Muslim part of the readers.
Franz Kafka before his death asked his friend Max Brod to burn all of his work. "The Castle", "Process" and "America" were published against the will of the writer.
"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" - the first book, the text which was typed on a typewriter. Sherlock Holmes most other literary character becomes the hero of the movie and TV series.
"Moby Dick" by Herman Melville was originally published without the epilogue due to printing equipment failure.
In "Tales of 1000 and 1 night" Aladdin was originally Chinese.
Harvard University Library holds 4 legal books written on the human skin.
The Harry Potter books - the most prohibited in the United States due to "promote the occult, paganism and denial of Christian values."
Charles Dickens wrote "Christmas story" for six weeks.
"Robinson Crusoe" is considered the first English novel.
By the way, a novel about the adventures of Robinson Crusoe is a sequel, in which the hero shipwrecked off the coast of Southeast Asia and is forced to travel to Europe through Russia. In particular, he spent 8 months winter waits in Tobolsk.
Justin Bieber's book is included in the list of bestsellers according to the New York Times (yes, he also knows how to write).
In the novel by American writer Nathaniel West's "Day of the Locust" (1939) is a character named Homer Simpson.
In the very first comic book "Superman," the main character was bald and suffered from delusions of grandeur.
Barbara Cartland, the most prolific writer on the version of "Guinness Book of Records", written on the novel every two weeks.
The first novel in the history of the Japanese considered the "Tale of Genji" (about 1007), the authorship of which is attributed to Murasaki Shikibu, a lady at the court of Empress Sosi.
Handwritten Bible (since the invention of the printing press) was written over 12 years and is now worth $ 8 million.
The most popular writer of all time is Agatha Christie. Its detectives are printed in 44 languages around the world. For more than two billion books were published. The very way the book is the Bible. Second place goes to "Guinness World Records". Most works written Spanish playwright Lope de Vega. He wrote in 1800 pieces.
The first translation of "Hamlet" in the Russian language, follow the writer Alexander Sumarokov and titled "Omelette, Prince of Denmark."
In the name of Leo Tolstoy's novel "War and Peace" by the word "peace" is used as an antonym war (pre-revolutionary "mir"), but not in the sense of "the world" (pre-revolutionary "Mir"). All lifetime editions of the novel came out it was called "War and mir", however, due to typing errors in various publications in different times, where the word written as "Mir", still tense debate about the true meaning of the name of the novel.
In one of the first editions of a glossary Ozhegova decided not to include the names of people living in cities, to once again not to increase its size. An exception was made only for the word "Leningrad", but not a sign of special respect for the residents of Leningrad. It was simply necessary to divide the word "lazy" and "Leninist", who stood side by side, so as not to denigrate the image of Young Leninists.
Not only were people prisoners of the Bastille. Once in jail it was concluded the famous French encyclopedia, compiled by Diderot and D`Alamberom. Book of accused that it harms religion and public morals.
The work of one of the most popular contemporary writers - Paulo Coelho - is completely forbidden in Iran. Why, the local authorities did not bother to explain.