Wladimir Kaminer zeigt, wo in der russischen Küche der Löffel hängt
Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein – für Russen schon gar nicht. Das wahre image für Luxus und feine Lebensart ist in Russland die Ananas. Dieses Beispiel zeigt: Kulinarisch ist die ehemalige Sowjetunion hierzulande unbekanntes Terrain. Dank Wladimir Kaminer ist damit nun Schluss. Er führt durch Töpfe und Teller der alten Sowjetrepubliken, bringt dem Laien nebenbei Länder und Leute näher und natürlich die aufregendste food der Welt! Unterstützt wird er dabei von seiner Frau Olga, die die besten Rezepte aus ihrer Sammlung beisteuert …
Unvergessliche Begegnungen mit der sowjetischen Küche und ausgefallene Rezepte – ein Hochgenuss!
This choice of 3 stories, "A basic Heart," "Saint Julian," and "Herodias" deals a very good creation to the paintings of 1 of the world's maximum novelists. In settings as frequent to the writer as Normandy or as far-off as biblical Palestine, those 3 tales exhibit a author expert in narrative focus and depth of concentration.
"Perhaps now not all of the tales that stick to are precise. they can, besides the fact that, be actual, and the Reader is invited to examine this."So starts Insurmountable Simplicities, Roberto Casati and Achille Varzi's colourful incarnation of the numerous philosophical conundrums that cover within the wrinkles of lifestyle. Why do mirrors appear to invert left and correct yet now not up and down? How will we comprehend even if strawberries flavor an identical for everybody? the place is it written that we needs to detect the legislations, and whether it is no longer written, why may still we discover it? What if shall we switch brains-or the remainder of bodies? Insurmountable Simplicities is stuffed with tales, dialogues, and epistolary exchanges that conceal a number themes-such as own identification, causality and accountability, fortune, the character of items, the paradoxes of time and area, the interface among good judgment and language-in desirable and creative ways.Clear, concise, and intellectually attractive, this across the world acclaimed booklet brilliantly demonstrates that the great thing about philosophy is living in its thorough engagement with the simplicities of the realm, insurmountable as they may firstly seem. (5/15/2006)
Along with sixty brief tales by means of 40 girls writers from around the Arab global, this assortment opens a variety of home windows onto Arab tradition and society and gives willing insights into what Arab ladies suppose and imagine. The tales deal not just with feminist matters but in addition with subject matters of a social, cultural, and political nature. diversified kinds and modes of writing are represented, in addition to a range of innovations and inventive techniques, and the authors current many issues of view and numerous methods of fixing difficulties and confronting occasions in way of life. energetic, outspoken, and provocative, those tales are crucial examining for an individual attracted to the Arab international.
If Melville had by no means written Moby Dick, his position in international literature will be guaranteed by means of his brief stories. "Billy Budd, Sailor," his final paintings, is the masterpiece during which he provides the ultimate summation in his "quarrel with God." it's a excellent research of the tragic conflict among social authority and person freedom, human justice and summary reliable. Melville additionally explores this subject in "Bartelby the Scrivener," his recognized tale a few Wall highway legislation clerk who takes passive resistance to a comic—and eventually disastrous—extreme; and in "Benito Cereno," his fantastic account of oppression and uprising on a nineteenth-century slave send. finishing this number of nice stories are the eerie "The Encantados," the gorgeous, romantic "The Piazza," and Melville's chilling technological know-how fiction parable, "The Bell-Tower."