The alternative hypothesis

I recently was at the launching of a book from one of my favourite authors: Eric-Emanuel Schmitt. The book that was being presented was “The alternative hypothesis” (In Romania appeared under the name Adolf H.…

Ugly: The True Story of a Loveless Childhood

  Author: Constance Briscoe Genre: Biography Publisher: Hodder Pages: 320 An unsentimental style sharpens the tale of a terrible childhood. Literary trends may come and go, but publishers never seem to tire of the tragic memoir. Everyone from Holocaust…

Oscar Wilde

  Oscar Wilde is an Irish writer born during the Victorian era and the most known aestheticized English writers. He was born in 1854 in Dublin as the son of an Irish doctor and a…

The Swallow and the Hummingbird

When George Bolton returns home to Devon at the end of the war, Rita assumes that her childhood sweetheart will marry her and that their future will be a reassuring continuation of their past. But…

One last dance

Imagine an ancient country mansion, carved out of its landscape and perched on a blustery headland on the windswept coast of Devon… This is Rosindell, seat of the upper class Reddaway family and star of…

Eric Emmanuel-Schmitt

Eric Emmanuel Schmitt is a Franco-Belgian writer and film director born on the 28th of March 1960 in Lyon. During his young age, he had preparatory classes at Lycée du Parc for France’s elite universities…

The picture of Dorian Gray

The picture of Dorian Gray is a novel written by Oscar Wilde and initially published in Lippincott’s magazine in July 1890. In 1891 was republished a revised end extended version of the book in which…

Teach for Romania

Teach for Romania is a program with transformational impact in the Romanian educational system. An ONG (Non-Governmental Organization) if we speak in Romanian terms. It is part of the international program Teach for All, and…