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Voyage de Siam par l’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XI

  Esteemed Readers, we go on our voyage to the Tropic of Capricorn. Soon appetizers, fresh salads & best fishes are served! Enjoy yourselves! 😉🍤 Aboard the Oiseau, 3 May 1685 “…A little Zephyr is coming from the West. It … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: Twenty Days Without War

“Twenty Days Without War” (1976) is a melodramatic war film blending cruelty of battles & a hostile routine of the war time. Based on a story by Konstantin Simonov & directed by Alexey German it reconstructs the Soviet reality of … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks A Christmas Riddle

Esteemed Readers, Christmas is finally coming, so here is a perfect riddle to be added in the feast environment…especially tomorrow when the party has been over.🎉🎉🎉😊 Good luck! “Nobody knows where I start or end. My numerous unequal sisters accompany … Continue reading

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Milorad Pavic for Christmas: The Glass Snail

In fact, Esteemed Readers, if you search for a set of unusual Christmas stories full of puzzles, quotes & giving you a chance to read a book any way you like, Milorad Pavic has something to offer you. That’s his … Continue reading

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Milorad Pavic: Unique Item

In 2004 Milorad Pavic presented his new book, a detective story, named “Unique Item”. The author himself describes it as a delta novel with 100 endings. Milorad continues a tradition of interlinear stories & unites them with a sort of … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Stylianos of Paphlagonia

Stylianos of Paphlagonia(app. 400AD-500 AD) or Stylianos the Hermit is an unusual Saint highly venerated in the Russian Orthodox Church. On one hand, he is an example of a pious asceticism, on the other he is a healer & children’s … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas X

Another TV-series telling about events of the Second World War (1941-1945) in Russia, therefore worthy of watching, is “Battalions Ask for Fire” (1985) made by the Soviet film-directors Vlad’imir Tchotabir’ev & Alexandr Bogol’ubov.  It is based on a historical war … Continue reading

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Milorad Pavic: Seven Deadly Sins

Esteemed Readers, have you ever read a books with no author & no heroes? I speak seriously. The one of the kind does exists & belongs to Milorad Pavic’s pen. 😁 “Seven Deadly Sins” (2002) is a set of stories … Continue reading

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Milorad Pavic: Writing Box

Esteemed Readers, if you dream to read a novel made as a good puzzle, then just open “Writing Box” (1999) by Milorad Pavic & absorb in reading. The book made as a Chinese box with a set of hidden stories … Continue reading

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Vinìcius de Moraes: Coisa Mais Linda

Esteemed Readers, tonight I present you another wonderful musical piece by our genius Vinicius de Moraes: “Coisa Mais Linda/The Most Amazing Thing”. Be it so! Enjoy champagne & the evening! 😊 Maria KethuProfumo

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