What are they reading today?
According to research, it is revealed that on average, a person reads fifteen books a year. Moreover, Russia is on the list of the most widely read countries in the world. Let's see what is read today.
What is read in Russia
Dan Brown "Inferno"
The plot of the thriller is intertwined with the poem "Divine Comedy", written by Dante Alighieri.
The protagonist is Professor Robert Langdon, who is also the main character in Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code. Both books of the writer were filmed.
The adventures of the hero begin with the fact that heHe found himself in a hospital in another country with a head injury and a partial loss of memory. The professor finds out from the local doctor that he received a bullet wound. Then one of the hospital doctors is killed by a certain woman, but the professor manages to escape.
In the pocket of his jacket, Robert finds a mysterious vessel, and then it turns out that the government is hunting him.
Arthur Conan Doyle "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"
The collection of short stories consists of twelve short detective stories.
The main characters are the London detective-detective Holmes and his friend Dr. Watson. Characters are faced with carefully planned crimes that are required to be disclosed.
Curiously, the author was annoyed by the collapsedhis popularity and he did not consider his works great. However, the works of the English writer were translated into almost all the languages of the world and were screened more than once.
Stephen King "The Green Mile"
The novel tells of a big black man byJohn Coffey, endowed with the gift of healing and resurrection. It so happened that the burglar was accused of murdering little twin sisters he did not commit, and was sentenced to death.
The second protagonist is the prison warden, to which John was sent. History describes terrible prison conditions, injustice and repentance.
Based on the novel, the film was shot. And many readers believe that the screen version even surpassed the original.
Erica Leonard James "Fifty shades of gray"
The erotic novel of the British writer tells about the relationship between the rich entrepreneur Christian and the graduate of the Anastacia University. The plot is built on scenes of a sexual nature.
Anastacia asks to replace her impetuous girlfriendKate and interview the billionaire. As a result, the conversation is failed and Anastacia thinks that she will never see a handsome man again. However, the circumstances are such that the girl meets a new friend in the hardware store in which he works. The guy is shopping, and the main character will soon have to find out about their destinations and the secret hobbies of the young man.
According to statistics, in the first place the Russian reader has romance novels, then detective stories and the third place is fiction.
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