English novelist, Anthony Trollope was born in London, on the 24th of April 1815. His father was reduced to poverty by imprudent speculation; his mother was an appreciated writer as well as (come anche) his eldest brother (fratello maggiore). Anthony , on the contrary, was quite uneducated and  spent mostContinua

PENSO QUINDI GIOCOdi Andrea Pirloeuro: 13,60 “Per me il gruppo conta tantissimo, ma se mi dimenticassi di me stesso toglierei forza proprio ai miei compagni: tanti singoli fanno una squadra, tanti sogni fanno un trionfo.” Un fuoriclasse. Un super campione iper titolato. I complimenti iperbolici non sono mai sprecati seContinua

The Dead is the last story included in Dubliners (1914) by James Joyce. Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories whose protagonists are conditioned by rigid canons of personal, religious and social conformity and can’t  free themselves (non possono liberarsi) from frustration, alcoholism or inertia. The stories cover fourContinua

John Marcellus Huston (1906 –1987) the  titan,  rebel, the renaissance man of  Hollywood, was an American film director who also wrote the screenplays (sceneggiature) for his movies. As he had studied art in Paris,  he directed his films with the ideas of an artist exploring the visual aspects of whatContinua

Charlotte Bronte was born on 21st April 1816 at Haworth, Yorkshire, the third daughter of the Rev. Patrick Brontë. Her early life was troubled (turbata)by the loss (perdita) of her mother (1821) and by the death of her two older sisters. In 1831 Charlotte attended (frequentò) the Roe Head schoolContinua