Classics

The lonely universe of Solaris

I must admit I am not the biggest sci-fi fan, but Stanislaw Lem’s "Solaris" was one of the most interesting books I’ve ever read. The idea of this novel might be pretty simple and natural – humans cannot understand extraterrestrial life and are unable to make a connection with other forms of intelligence. This is… Continue reading The lonely universe of Solaris

Classics

Contained but authentic love – Emma & Pride and Prejudice

There are many romance novels that make our blood rush faster through our veins and tighten the grip on the opened book. But I’ve always felt this distinct atmosphere oozing out of classics written more than 200 years ago, such as Jane Austen’s works. From the many themes explored in these two novels, Emma and… Continue reading Contained but authentic love – Emma & Pride and Prejudice