To claim that everything has been already revealed in the black genre is not applicable for this novel.
To compose your own music in the black literature genre, so typical for Spain, and at the same time to escape from the topic is not so easily achievable. The black crime fiction, so fashionable these days, acquire new values that join the genre with enthusiasm and receive the prize of the readers, of many young people among them. His representative is José Vaccaro Ruiz – a storyteller that absolutely must be followed as a unique and rare event and at the same time a complete exception.
‘My Soul Cries For You’ is a collection of stories full of the extraordinary experience of the characters. Subject to the vicissitudes of time in which they live, they go through all sorts of tests: from total falls to wonderful soaring inherent to the most people living on Earth.
The literary historians argue on the matter whether Hašek was really a big bohemian and lover of the noisy and cheerful companies or that is just another mystification, as the vast amount of small prose, feuilletons, satires and humorous cartoons suggest a strong and strict internal discipline and perseverance in writing.
The novel ‘Chaos’ is a beautiful pearl for the pain of life; a metaphor for the eternal circle on the scene of a small seashore village.
On a scene where living conditions are miserable, the huts – small, the surrounding world stands still, only time is invariably. Idyll and serenity are deceptive. In defiance of all traditions the chaos nests and thrives. People wander around desperately looking for, silent, following only their longings for love and protection. Even those are crushing.
And Vanda, the village midwife, leads faceless hard life, knits her black vest as traditions dictate. She is close to the truth for life and death themselves and finally unveils how the chaos created inevitable terror in the souls. Only the sea remains the same, as it has always been.
The title of the collection “What Goes Away” always implies for a separation in time, with favorite things, people, memories and illusions; and also for unsubdued pain when we have to take a farewell with our pets. The writer Lyudmila Androvska possesses open and sharp senses for the pieces of the puzzle called everyday life. She knows how to creatively ascend the ordinary, less noticeable things from the existence, and turn them into attractive artistic facts.
Life and creativity come close together when we have to talk about Jan Fridegård (1897-1968) – one of the most popular and most frequently read Swedish authors. He is a son of agricultural workers from Upland and writes mostly novels and autobiographical works about his own youth and childhood.
“Occurrences” is a mosaic of miniatures, thoughts and aphorisms with lyric, autobiographic, humorous and satiric taste. The texts reflect the variety of life not only through the eyes of the author, but also through hundreds of friends and strangers, of famous Bulgarians and foreigners. The reader can easily sense the admiration of the writer to the nature and its phenomena: seasons, climate, cataclysms; humans, animals, vegetation…