Category: International

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Voyage of the Ghost Ship

The whole text is only one sentence. It describes the story of a ghost ship that appears to a young boy. He saw a very large ship without light and sound, moving towards sandy beach near the village. The boy saw the ship breaking and sinking into the sea. The boy thought that he had a bad dream in the previous night as he didn’t see any wreckage at the place where the ship broke into pieces. The next year, the boy saw the same ship appearing at the same place and sinking like before. Now he was sure that he wasn’t dreaming. He told his mother about the ship but she didn’t believe him and thought her son became crazy. Then, something happened to his mother.

Petrarca: The Ascent of Mount Ventoux

Petrarch’s motives for climbing Mount Ventoux – to see the view – is often cited as the mark of a new humanistic “Renaissance” spirit. His ascent took place on April...

Rumi

Biography (See also the Wikipedia Article about Rumi.) Rumi (1207–1273) was a 13th-century Persian (Tajik) Muslim poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic. He is also known as “Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī,”...

Albert Camus: The Guest

by Albert Camus. Translated by Justin O’Brien. 1 The schoolmaster was watching the two men climb toward him. One was on horseback, the other on foot. They had not yet...

Federico García Lorca

Biography: (from www.poemhunter.com) Spanish poet and dramatist, Lorca was a talented artist and a member of the ‘Generation of 1927’, a group of writers who advocated avant-gardism in literature. García...