What and Who Are We leaving in the World?

What and who are we leaving in the world?The most common question we ask ourselves is “What world are we leaving to our children?”, a fair question, not only legitimate, a question that must necessarily turn into action in order not to betray its good intentions.I mean, realizing how much the climate is changing and not working in your own small way so that there … Continua a leggere What and Who Are We leaving in the World?

The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien

“The Letters of JRR Tolkien” (Harper & Collins, 2006) collected in volume thanks to Humphrey Carpenter with the collaboration of C. Tolkien, represents a path through the maturation of the great writer and scholar and allows to reconstruct the fine and intelligent imagery as much as Tolkien’s witty mind and capable of lexical, historical, literary, social research.One aspect that I found particularly interesting is that … Continua a leggere The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien

Never Betray Tales

I love fairy tales very much, traditional and modern ones, because they reveal forgotten emotions about us, tastes never known, attitudes we were unaware of, choices to be pondered and on which to build what happens next.I really like this very much afterwards.Fables are never just words that narrate lived stories or, in any case, that happened in reality or in the imagination. Fables are … Continua a leggere Never Betray Tales

L.N. Tolstoj: Che fare, dunque?

“Che fare, dunque?” (Campo dei Fiori, 2017) di Lev Nicolaevič Tolstoj è una riflessione che scava in profondità i luoghi comuni e gli stereotipi di una società che pone l’economia e il privilegio personale e individuale al di sopra di tutto e a qualsiasi costo.Solo per questo, e non è poco, la riflessione narrata da Tosltoj al punto da sembrare quasi un romanzo, segna non … Continua a leggere L.N. Tolstoj: Che fare, dunque?