Writing is not easy, quite time consuming and requires a fair amount of commitment from those who decided to devote his life to the word. But, reading a novel, story or poem, we hardly think about who's hiding between the lines and letters. Although about famous writers, you can find a huge amount of information — how they lived, worked as their immortal works — their identities are always hidden under some aura of mystery.
In this issue you will see rare photographs of famous poets and writers whose works excite the minds of readers even after centuries.
1. Sergei Yesenin reads his mother a poem.
2. Leo Tolstoy playing Russian folk game gorodki.
3. Mark TWAIN.
4. Free breathing by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
5. Boris Pasternak.
6. Mikhail Bulgakov.
7. Maxim Gorky pokes a broom in the Opera singer Feodor Chaliapin.
8. Jack London.
9. Anton Chekhov with a Dachshund.
10. Vladimir Nabokov was studying butterflies.
11. Gabriel García Márquez.
12. Joseph Brodsky.
13. Vladimir Mayakovsky.
14. Ernest Hemingway kicks a beer can.
15. Ray Bradbury.
16. Sergei Dovlatov.
17. Charles Bukowski.
18. Kurt Vonnegut.
19. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.
20. Erich Maria Remarque.
21. Yevgeny Yevtushenko.
22. Astrid Lindgren.
23. Aldous Huxley.
24. Bella Akhmadulina.
25. Haruki Murakami.