Nobel Prize for Literature awarded almost every year the last 115 years. But handing it's not like "Oscar" and rarely appears in the top of the news. Often we do not know even the names of writers, whose academic jury considered worthy to enter into the history of world literature. And for good reason. Among them are bright and totally "unformatted" writers and the big names whose best books are not always known.
< Website gathered for you the most cash, but certainly interesting and original works of Nobel laureates . Lovers of good literature is devoted.
Ivo Andric - "The Bridge on the Drina" One of the most exciting books of Serbian writer tells the story ... no, not the person, and the usual bridge on the Drina river. In just a few centuries of its "life" of the bridge carries the war, rebellion, human dramas, religious riots and finally falls victim to human hostility. Unusual and strong historical chronicle of the most inaccessible areas of Europe.
Orhan Pamuk - "Black Book" book-picture Turkish novelist, which simply enjoy the charm of the East. This East modern, tech, stylish, but in hidden corners of the great Istanbul, where the hero is looking for his wife, the reader opens a unique local flavor, the game Oriental colors, florid thoughts, customs and way of life, a little reminiscent of "Tales of 1001 Nights».
Günter Grass - "The Tin Drum" complex and sometimes surreal novel by a writer who was born and raised on the Polish-German border and witnessed the fascist coup. His character - a boy who does not want to grow up, but willy-nilly involved in the life of the city. This is a frightening grotesque, powerful and terrible, forcing to rethink the role of man in society and society itself, to run away from responsibility.
Doris Lessing - "Cleft" In his controversial novel English writer tries to understand the role of women, inherent in its nature before the man appeared in the world. Controversially, outrageous, but sometimes painfully true for women described a world in which the destructive power bursts strange creature is similar and is the opposite of her own.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez -
"Great Funeral Mama" Storybook Colombian genius - a spectacle of colors and images, behind which hides a deep and sometimes sad thought. Like everything else in the literature of magic realism, this idea is not read, it must be easy to feel as if you look at a painting.
José Saramago -
"The Gospel According to Jesus Christ" Soulful novel Portuguese writer - is an attempt to vzgyanut in the Gospel story from the other side. Here are all heroes - people who are peculiar to human weaknesses, but who have superhuman strength, faith and ready to go to the end. This bold work that caused a wave of criticism as well as admiration for the fair, has become a global classic.
Harold Pinter - "Collection" Called the title of the play combined a series of thumbnails. English playwright and poet, is experimenting with the genre of drama, creating a miniature tragic and comic scenes and scenes on the verge of life. They are useless to look for the logic to wait the final chord or try to understand the characters. His works are light as a feather, as a pencil sketch, but leave a deep impression in the heart of every reader.
Heinrich Böll - "Clown" Deep, full of nostalgia and romance of Lost Dreams West writer. His character - the clown, as it should be in the best traditions of the genre, becomes an inveterate drunkard and sad. But this is not the sadness of a failed actor or a beggar poseur. This nostalgia for life, devastated by war, by the values and habits of a bygone era, which replaces something new, unknown, what a hero is not ready yet.
Mario Vargas Llosa - "The Time of the Hero" Peruvian novelist departed from the canons of "magic" of literature, but something magic is still there in his prose. His novel about the everyday life of the Cadet Corps is not like the other similar product. It's about life, youth, strength and weakness of the three very different guys who learned from a young nail to survive. These different characters come together in one place. And learn to understand each other.
William Golding - "Lord of the Flies" The debut of the English writer - the novel about the children in the spirit of "Robinson Crusoe". Being alone on a desert island, they become real wild flock with their leader and renegades. This is a novel about human frailty and innocence of the deceased. This is a serious allegory of adventure under the sauce, which becomes clear only when childhood was over.