Yann Martel is an award-winning Canadian author with many notable works, including Life of Pi. In this novel, Trent University alumnus depicts a story of a young Indian boy, Piscine Patel, who is stranded on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck. In Life of Pi, Yann Martel presents two stories to leave the reader conflicted as to what story is true, which emphasizes the reader’s subjective ideology and the realization that there is no absolute truth. Most readers presume that the relativity of truth isn’t introduced until the end of the novel, but the beginning of the novel also postulates that there is no absolute truth. The author’s note blurs the border amid fact and fiction.
In 1958, his first novel 'A Painter of Our Time' got distributed. 1962-1964 was the time when Berger invented a greater amount of his unreliable work - despite the fact that his first novel was still into argument. 'The Foot of Clive' and 'Corker's Freedom' were his next books in light of estrangement of urban English life. 'Methods for seeing' turned out in 1972 and that year hen BBC adjusted it into a four-section TV arrangement. 'Methods for seeing' made Berger a major name and his feedback of western social feel was basically valued.
Kim Edward’s debut novel The Memory Keeper 's Daughter became a New York Times bestseller and won both the Barnes and Noble Discovery Award and the Kentucky Literary Award for 2005. The novel is a treatise on the fact that our lives are only a series of decisions; it could take us down drastically disparate pathways to painful and unanswerable. The protagonist of the novel is David Henry and he discovers that his newly born son is healthy, but the child
In fact, during the rudimentary monologues of characters like Colonel Cathcart, Captain Black and Major Major that make the novel a swashbuckler, it all involves them questioning the almost dreamlike existence of man with a name like that. Yossarian: a character that the author did tribute to by writing Closing time, his 1992 reprisal to Catch-22, and did not fail to add in the latter book’s paperback introduction that his major creation will never
“Several years after hearing of its existence, I have at last got my hands on a copy of Zamyatin 's We, which is one of the literary curiosities of this book-burning age.” (“Freedom and Happiness (Review of ‘We’ by Yevgeny Zamyatin)”). This is the first sentence of George Orwell’s article about Zamyatin’s dystopian novel, WE. This sentence is enough to conclude that Zamyatin had a great influence on Orwell to write his masterpiece, 1984. It is pointless to see and know the tragedy of Soviet Russian literature in the absolute existence of great numbers of literary hacks __since even democratic societies are heavily oppressed by inferior writers. The real tragedy of post-revolutionary Russian literature lies in what has happened to a small number of exceptional authors.
Sherlock Holmes: The Guardian of British Domesticity Paper Title: Sherlock Holmes: The Guardian of British Domesticity Subject: English Literature Name: Srimanta Das Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 72/9 Shaikh Para Lane, Shibpur, Howrah, West Bengal. Pin Code-711103 Mobile: +91 9830540259 Scholars of the Sherlock Holmes canon have agreed unanimously that Arthur Conan Doyle had begun writing fiction to supplement his income from his medical profession. Actually when the immortal characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson were created he was under considerable economic strain. However, the detective did not come to his rescue immediately. In fact, his first two works, A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four, achieved moderate success.
in philosophy from an Ivy league university, earned a reputation as a world-class Judaic scholar, and wrote several best selling novels along the way” (Cusick). Potok’s first novel, The Chosen, was published in 1967 and he continued to write novels about secular and religious views throughout the 1990s (“Chaim”). Potok eventually died in Merion, Pennsylvania on July 23, 2002 (“Chaim”). The Chosen was Potok’s first book and most consider it the best book of his career. Potok’s father was not very happy about this book or his career choice in general because he wanted him to become a teacher of the Talmud (Cusick).
With Stephen King’s many successful works, he has single-handedly changed the way people perceive the horror genre. People do not read King for just entertainment, people read King to face their fears. King writes from his personal experiences which is what makes his horror so thrilling because to a point, his writing is realistic. An article called Criticism of Stephen (Edwin) King states, “If someone in the future wants to see what American life was like, what Americans cared about, what our stories were in the seventies and eighties, they’ll read Stephen King” (2003). The article even claims that in 50 years Stephen King will be regarded as “the dominant literary figure of the time” (2003).
Introduction Dimitar Dimov is a Bulgarian novelist, dramatist, and veterinary surgeon and has left a rich literary heritage - short stories, travelogues, novels, dramas. His most famous work – the best-selling novel "Tobacco" was initially denied and censored, which caused a second edition of the text. The original version was released in 1951 and the revised in 1953/54. Dimitar Dimov creates a modern intellectual novel against the ideological propaganda, censorship, and lack of creative freedom in the 50s and 60s of the twentieth century. The writer affirms an artistic style, which is different than the "socialist realism" and the image of communist or partisan of the "new age" which beats the "rotten" capitalism.
“Every man can think he is great live forever, but one can guess, From which quarter his doom will come”. -The Man Eater of Malgudi Eighth novel of India’s most creative story teller R. K. Narayan is the guide, perhaps his most renowned novel. It won him the Sahitya academy award too. It has social as well as cultural implications and that is the motive behind selecting this novel for research. The guide, like other novels of Narayan, discusses and shed lights to the fact that India is a nation full of religion and cultural pride.