• Taking the Titanic: BookShots
    Taking the Titanic: BookShots
    James Patterson
    ☆☆☆☆☆

    "Titanic" has a significant place in popular culture. Over the decades since the collapse of the is not quenched the interest in the history of the ship, the circumstances of the disaster, the biographies of people, in one way or another connected with the "Titanic." The tragic fate of the ship subject of many books, films, poems, songs, plays, works of sculpture and architecture. The name of the ship is often used as a common noun. In the public mind, "Titanic" is associated with excessive ambition, arrogance, pride and class inequality

    a book added by MarkMatinson's avatar MarkMatinson on Jan 7, 2017 | 1 user.
  • 1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four: York Notes Advanced
    1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four: York Notes Advanced
    George Orwell
    ☆☆☆☆☆

    The protagonist - Winston Smith - lives in London, works in the Ministry of Truth and is a member of the external party. He does not share the party slogans and ideology and in my heart much doubt surrounding the party of reality and all in all is what one can doubt. In order to "let off steam" and not do reckless act, he keeps a diary, which is trying to express all your doubts. In public, he tries to pretend to be a supporter of the party of ideas. However, he feared that the girl Giulia, working in the same ministry, spying on him and wanted to expose him. At the same time, he believes that a senior official of the Ministry, a member of the Inner Party a O'Brien also does not share the views of the party and a revolutionary underground.

    a book added by MarkMatinson's avatar MarkMatinson on Jan 7, 2017 | 2 users.
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