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Evgeny Grishkovets: I can’t watch how the idiot Merkel makes a selfie with migrants (Delfi.lv, Latvia)

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Evgeny Grishkovets: I can’t watch how the idiot Merkel makes a selfie with migrants (Delfi.lv, Latvia)



At a meeting with readers in Riga, the Russian writer Yevgeny Grishkovets explained that he didn’t like “in the national idea of ​​Ukrainians,” why there would be no Europe soon, why he stopped respecting representatives of the Baltic countries, how different the Russian cultural code was from European, and why the Riga writer Pikul is optional for reading, and Tolstoy is obligatory.

In Riga, Yevgeny Grishkovets is a frequent visitor, here in the New Riga Theater they first staged his book “The City”, and on the same stage he directed his play “Po Po Po” with Latvian actors. Here he was first translated into a foreign language (the novel “Shirt” - in Latvian). Here he brings all his solo performances. The following year, Riga promised the most recent creation of Grishkovets - “The Whisper of the Heart”, in which he will play the organ for the first time and speak from the middle kind, and on this visit Yevgeny will present the solo performance “Farewell to Paper” to the public. It will be about how much humanity is losing due to the departure of paper media.

The writer admitted to the love of Riga and the departing bearers at a meeting with readers in the book cafe Polaris. Immediately after that, he went to communicate with his beloved residents of Riga - musician Renar Kaupers (in 2008, they recorded the song At Dawn together) and director Alvis Hermanis.

Delfi publishes the most vivid excerpts from the meeting with readers. Interview with Evgeny Grishkovets for the portal will be published in the coming days.

About popularity. I do not have popularity - there is fame. Popularity is a more lightweight and short-lived thing. I learned about the fact that I am known when, six months after receiving the Golden Mask, I first called Sergei Yursky, began to explain who I was, and he said: yes I know!

I accepted that fame is a feature of my profession. I tried to lead a more closed way of life, but I realized that I spend on it much more strength and vital resources than to be as I am ... Yes, I can not drink in the bar incognito, but I have such an audience, that I don’t need to order a VIP-lounge at the airport so that they don’t pull, and if you want to relax, you can go abroad ...

On the entertainment literature. I have a bad attitude to this genre. If it can be called a genre. In my opinion, this is an attraction: what to look through a glossy magazine, what to read Pikul - for me there is no difference. I do not get pleasure from it. It is better to drink wine ...

All a la historical novels are rubbish. Of course, I do not include great novels among them. After all, Tolstoy also wrote, in general, the historical novel War and Peace. And Pikul wrote entertaining literature on historical topics, admitting quite a lot of lies. Yes, very talented, but this literature is not required for reading. Despite the fact that he is your countryman. And “War and Peace” is a mandatory book ... My literature does not belong to the category of entertainment, I have never made such an attempt.

About reading. I do not believe in regular reading. The last 13 years I have not read fiction. I do not think this is something useful or unhealthy. These are big experiences, and it’s impossible to get big experiences every day. It happens that a person read a lot, and then again ... and cannot read. Especially large and complex books. He suffers, begins to doubt, believes that he is lazy. But life just went like that. He may be in love now, or he has everything terribly interesting at work - and he cannot read. I had three periods of drunken reading in my life, when literature was necessary as air, and I read daily many hours a day. And now I have a long period of non-revelation - I can only re-read some books, opening new depths in them.

About feelings for show. Feelings of show and thoughts of show is disgusting. This is not appropriate. I do not do either. I do art - I do works of art. They exist in the form of literary texts and performances.

About the play "How I ate the dog." Now I rarely play it - three or four times a season, and I used to do it often. All in all, I played it once on 650. Now it is the fourth edition - absolutely different from the initial one. After all, the performance began to play a man who was 30 with a little, and now on stage a man who 40 more than. When 16 years ago I started to play this performance, I was pleased and surprised by the fact that they were listening to me. I was glad that it was possible to talk about simple and intimate things - childhood, the street - and everyone is happy that they remember all about it, but nobody spoke to them about it in this way. And there was the subject of growing up a man.

Over time, the main theme has changed. Now it is a topic of freedom, like a certain mysterious dream of a man that he doesn’t imagine. And the topic of meeting a person with the state, and any state is not interested in and cannot be interested in the individual qualities of an individual person. In addition to numbers, bills, sizes.

About the life of the writer. My life is rigidly structured. For two weeks of touring - one at home. There are still separate blocks. For example, 25 December, I give the last performance this year, then until March 1 will be at home. This is the only time I can write. At another time, even if I have inspiration, I will not sit between travels. If I have a plan and have time, I will write. If there is no intention and there is time, I will suffer. Watching TV, drinking in a bar, talking on the phone. But without intention nothing will come out.

On the conflict with the quartet "I". When I arrived, the guys from the “And” quartet were already quite famous. Then they became famous, and already I was famous. They made the film and the play "Conversations of middle-aged men". And we went actively comparing us. Many felt that we were doing the same thing. And then I found it necessary to speak out publicly. He explained that we are not just dissimilar, we are perpendicularly different ... They are not just not close for me, they are ideological enemies ... Their heroes are smart, talented, funny, rich, understanding everything in life and sated with it. This is a zhlobsky view of the world. All my heroes are also intelligent and educated, but they painfully do not understand how to live. At the same time love to live. And there the characters understand everything, but they are bored to live. This comparison is essentially unpleasant for me.

About the fate of Ukraine. I do not know what they will have there. And unfortunately, we have to say that it will be there, and not here. Besides, I myself, for the most part, an ethnic Ukrainian, my mother's maiden name is Tsyganenko, and my grandmother is from Zhdanov, now Mariupol ...

On my site odnovremenno.com I described in detail the phenomenon that today, in relation to us (Russians), Ukrainians behave like emigrants. They feel bad there, but they try to write how they feel good there and, if possible, sympathize with us. The plane was shot down - they rejoiced in the streets, and they write to me in letters: we sympathize. And, in general, they follow the worst the news - this is a typical treatment for immigrants, to monitor the homeland, how bad it is. I wish them all prosperity and joy. That they were original, and Gogol for them did not become foreign literature. So that they do not invent stupid things, such as translating Pushkin, Lermontov and Gogol into Ukrainian. It's pointless. These writers are unknown in the world because they are untranslatable ...

Any person who is in a state of anger - he is always sure that he is right. Another thing is that anger is dark, it stuns and dazzles a person, or, conversely, bends and sharpens his eyesight, giving an inadequate picture of the world ... Today, the national idea of ​​Ukrainians is in many ways hatred of Russia - let them not agree and do not want to simplify.

A person who thinks, feels, experiences and suffers from what is happening in Russia is looking for answers to questions to himself. And the same thinking, feeling and beautiful Ukrainians have all the questions for us so far. And as long as it does, they will fail. But forever it will not be so - its life takes.

About anxieties for Europe and Russia. I am disturbed by what is happening in the world, that there are no landmarks ... I live in Russia and intend to live in it, and I’m acutely worried about my personal suffering, that Europe, as an example of a way of life, meanings, charm, has lost all meaning for Russia ... Once we were doing Euro-repairs, we wanted, if not in the stairwell and on the street, then at least Europe was in the apartment, even in Kemerovo and Irkutsk. Now Europe cannot be enchanted. In Russia, people are keenly aware of injustice, and here there is insulting and senseless rhetoric.

Recently, I participated in a conference in Berlin, where there were representatives of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia - I said that to them: I lost respect for you. Why? If you are seriously afraid of military aggression from Russia - you are fools. If you represent fear, then you are scum. They say: we have such an old memory of aggression. And I tell them: to live by the old memory is also nonsense, and this is not at all European. What now, any Jew must fear any German or anyone who speaks German?

It worries me that the Europe in which we fell in love with 20 years ago is no longer there, and soon it will not be at all. And Europe in the face of irresponsible and insignificant people is not trying to do anything about it. I can't look at the idiot Merkel, especially when she takes selfies with migrants ... I lived with migrants. When in 90 I came to Berlin as a Jew oppressed in Russia, they settled me on a Red Cross to live with two Moroccans - this was very European. Their hopes were justified - I returned home.

And the biggest concern is that at school we perceived, as demagogy, the phrase “If only there was no war,” and on the eve of 2016, it sounds relevant.

About Russian code. In connection with talking about the difference of cultural codes, I recall the phrase: “And a woman is also a man!” You can continue - the Swiss is also a man ... Only in the German-speaking world I played more than one hundred of my performances, in France - more than a hundred, translated into French ... I do not tell how the Russians celebrate the New Year, but the themes of childhood, expectations of something, maturation, disappointment, love - they are clear to everyone. The differences are not in the area of ​​codes, but in the field of everyday knowledge, exotics. And the codes work for everyone — we humans are universal. I don’t know about the Chinese, but in Europe for sure. In this sense, I do not know that a person from Tomsk is less European than a person from Klaipeda. Is that in Tomsk University is better, and people know foreign languages ​​better than in Klaipeda, but in it the weather is better.

About happiness. I will answer with the words of Andrei Tarkovsky: an intelligent person of Christian culture can only be happy when he does not think about death - in the process of friendship, love and favorite work. I remember how happy I was, but that was in my childhood. Sometimes I am happy now, but very briefly - I understand that, as much as in childhood, I will never be happy no matter what I do. Therefore, I allow myself not to fuss on this topic. Moreover, the same Tarkovsky said: happiness is too insignificant a goal to achieve it.
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  1. svp67
    svp67 3 January 2016 08: 21
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    I wonder how much Yevgeny Grishkovets will fill up the sanctions list ...
    1. Proxima
      Proxima 3 January 2016 08: 39
      56
      In vain, of course, he said so about Pikul. He is certainly not an indisputable writer, but he undoubtedly had talented works, for example "Favorite", "Battle of the Iron Chancellors". There were, in my opinion, disastrous ones - "Three Ages of Akini-San". Of course, no one compares him with Tolstoy. One gets the impression that Grishkovets has no idea what kind of low-level community the current youth are reading
      1. Homo
        Homo 3 January 2016 08: 58
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        Quote: Proxima
        In vain, he said so of course about Pikul.

        In vain you are so about Grishkovets. He has the right to his opinion and does not impose it on anyone. He just honestly and openly talks about what he thinks. For example, you like Olivier and your neighbor doesn’t, but this does not mean that the neighbor is wrong.
        1. Sergey S.
          Sergey S. 3 January 2016 11: 21
          +1
          Quote: Homo
          In vain you are so about Grishkovets. He has the right to his opinion and does not impose it on anyone. He just honestly and openly talks about what he thinks. For example, you like Olivier and your neighbor doesn’t, but this does not mean that the neighbor is wrong.

          V.S. Pikul is not Olivier, but a national treasure.
          Only poorly educated humanities or unscrupulous enemies of Russia can not understand this.
          Choose ...
          1. Homo
            Homo 3 January 2016 11: 30
            15
            Firstly - who can be rude? Or do you consider yourself smarter and more educated than anyone?
            Secondly - turning to the person you confess to the absence of arguments.
            Thirdly, is Olivier not a national treasure? wink

            PS For me personally, Pikul is a very controversial writer.
            1. Kirill
              Kirill 3 January 2016 13: 50
              +2
              Olivier national treasure !!!!
              1. a housewife
                a housewife 5 January 2016 00: 16
                0
                That is, you don’t eat olivier? And if you eat, try to refuse, at least in the New Year. Cuisine is also a national treasure!
              2. taseka
                taseka 5 January 2016 11: 09
                0
                It’s not at all that Olivier we are now eating in basins on New Year’s - it was served on a dish in restaurants !!! wink
            2. Sergey S.
              Sergey S. 3 January 2016 14: 43
              21
              Quote: Homo
              Firstly - who can be rude?

              The exact answer is Grishkovets.
              I perceive his words as frank rudeness in relation to the majority of the Russian population.
              For V.S. Pikul compare with L.N. Tolstoy can, even if not in favor of V.S. Pikul.
              The director does not have the right to write about lies in a literary work. For he himself does the same ... That's just V.S. Pikulya read the entire Soviet Union, but who with a hint of Grishkovets's work is interest. or percent fractions ...
              I was interested on DVD - I did not make an impression.
              But behind the books of V.S. Pikul in his youth hunted along with the whole country ...
              And I am very grateful to him.
              Quote: Homo
              Or do you consider yourself smarter and more educated than anyone?

              They don’t talk about this ...
              However, if you want to discuss ...
              Quote: Homo
              Secondly - turning to the person you confess to the absence of arguments.

              I just didn’t understand this.
              Yes, and I have not yet reached the personalities ...
              Quote: Homo
              Thirdly, is Olivier not a national treasure? wink

              Indecent statement of the question.
              In the contest, the main issue of the post is NO!
              And by the standards of "Crooked Mirror" - yes.
              So choose what you want to turn Topwar into.
              Quote: Homo
              PS For me personally, Pikul is a very controversial writer.

              I assume that you have heard a lot about V.S. Pikule.

              Valentin Savvich Pikul was released as a young man in 1943. it was the first military recruitment of the Jung.
              He was confused by the "steering-signalman" on the destroyer "Grozny", since March 1945. Red Banner.

              Monument to cadets of the Jung school on the Big Solovetsky island.
              1. Comrade Bender
                Comrade Bender 3 January 2016 17: 03
                +8
                Do not align yourself with the Soviet Union if you read Pikul. There were other, more talented authors who read the Soviet Union. Excluding Grishkovets.
            3. user
              user 9 January 2016 18: 14
              0
              PS For me personally, Pikul is a very controversial writer.


              After all, Pikul is not a historian (in the sense of historical publications), all of his works are artistic and, admittedly, are fascinatingly interesting. Do not look for 100% of historical truth, one word is fiction, but at the same time it allows you to cover little-known historical events.
              After all, to be honest, how many fans read professional historical publications?
              As for Yevgeny Grishkovets, in comparison with the same Pikul, he’s personality is very little known, and for many, completely unknown. Well, to say in this vein, this is pure shocking to pay extra attention to yourself (well, this is purely professional behavior, again advertising).
          2. Comrade Bender
            Comrade Bender 3 January 2016 16: 58
            10
            And who said that Pikul is a national treasure? And why not Daniil Granin, V. Bogomolov or other authors? Maybe this you think narrowly in the literature?
            1. tasha
              tasha 3 January 2016 17: 33
              0
              In order not to duplicate, please pay attention to my comment below 17: 32
            2. Sergey S.
              Sergey S. 3 January 2016 18: 00
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              Quote: Comrade Bender
              And who said that Pikul is a national treasure? And why not Daniil Granin, V. Bogomolov or other authors? Maybe this you think narrowly in the literature?

              I can continue:
              V. Bykov. L. Sobolev, B. Polevoy, K. Simonov, V. Kozhevnikov, Karpov, Petrov, O. Bergholz, N. Chakovsky, Dudin, Bondarev, M. Sholokhov ...
              And the war veterans left memoirs ...
              They are all a national treasure. and V.S. Pikul among them.

              I repeat only two small novels "Requiem for a caravan" PQ-17 "and" Cruiser "already make him an outstanding writer-marine painter.
              1. Comrade Bender
                Comrade Bender 4 January 2016 02: 26
                +4
                I think that Alistair Maclean's description of the northern caravans in Cresser Ullis is much more vivid, considering that he himself was a member of these convoys as a naval officer.
            3. tasha
              tasha 4 January 2016 06: 39
              14
              Quote: Comrade Bender
              And who said that Pikul is a national treasure? And why not Daniil Granin, V. Bogomolov or other authors? Maybe this you think narrowly in the literature?


              It's not about choosing the best of many talented authors. We can argue and discuss the artistic merits of this or that work, share our opinions about what we have read, seen. Further on the forum page, our thoughts will not be scattered. People are public, with a claim to fame, having some kind of authority among their readers, viewers, must take into account that what they say is distributed and read, has a certain effect.

              What does E. Girshkovets say
              "In my opinion, this is an attraction: what to look through a glossy magazine, what to read Pikul - for me there is no difference. I do not get pleasure from this. It is better to drink wine ..." - if he does not see the difference, then the person is not very smart. If he deliberately says so - shameless.
              1. Comrade Bender
                Comrade Bender 4 January 2016 11: 25
                +5
                Grishkovets for me is not a talent or author of philosophical thoughts. Therefore, I agree with your assessment of Grishkovets.
          3. Luga
            Luga 3 January 2016 18: 07
            -5
            Quote: Sergey S.
            V.S. Pikul is not Olivier, but a national treasure.


            In my opinion, over the edge. Not Olivier, of course, but neither does he feel like "property". Just a hardworking, talented and quite prolific artisan from literature. As an artist, a creator of images, he did not really succeed, and even some of his historical concepts, at least, are very controversial, and sometimes frankly provocative. We have many such "national treasures" - Ladinsky, Rakov, Yan, Yugov, the list goes on.

            Quote: Sergey S.
            Only poorly educated humanities or unscrupulous enemies of Russia can not understand this.
            Choose ...


            Here it’s completely over the edge recourse

            There is a certain category of people who are too lazy or bored to read serious scientific literature, but they are interested in history to some extent - they study the history of Russia according to Pikul, the history of France - according to Dumas, etc. And consider themselves experts. And it’s okay, but some of them also consider those who do not adhere to their point of view either ignoramuses or enemies of Russia ...

            I’m already somehow uncomfortable. I'll go and reread Word and Deed, just in case. wassat
            1. Sergey S.
              Sergey S. 4 January 2016 00: 05
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              Quote: Luga
              There is a certain category of people who are too lazy or bored to read serious scientific literature, but they are interested in history to some extent - they study the history of Russia according to Pikul, the history of France - according to Dumas, etc. And consider themselves experts. And it’s okay, but some of them also consider those who do not adhere to their point of view either ignoramuses or enemies of Russia ...

              You wrote it right ...
              But this is not about that.
              Although the comparison of A. Dum and V.S. Pikul with his "historical" novels, I think, V.S. Pikul would have liked it.
              If there are so many who want to pounce on Pikul, then why not take the books of Dumas, Sergeyev-Tsensky, Yan to the dustbin of history ... And you can also throw away all the chronicles - there are a lot of special frauds and lost important fragments ...

              By the way, serious work will have to be cleaned. So let's leave Archeology in the images of artifacts, but literary monuments are also sometimes interpreted ambiguously.

              History is a science, but history is a living science. And historical facts live thanks to the public interest and the educational process.

              And here we need guides connecting the public interest with the professional community.
              We do not have many people who were able to arouse public interest in the history of the motherland.
              V.S. Pikul is one of the most successful and positive writers of this genre.
              Another - Chivilikhin with the novel "Memory" is almost forgotten, although at the beginning of the 1990s it thundered throughout the Soviet Union.

              I think that V.S. Pikul.
              1. Luga
                Luga 4 January 2016 01: 06
                +3
                Quote: Sergey S.
                If there are so many who want to pounce on Pikul, then why not take the books of Dumas, Sergeyev-Tsensky, Yan to the dustbin of history ... And you can also throw away all the chronicles - there are a lot of special frauds and lost important fragments ...


                Throw away, of course, nothing is needed, this, again, over the edge smile , and Pikul’s creations, anyway. I think that for many, interest in history could arise just after reading his books, and at least that’s why it is valuable and necessary, although personally my attitude to his work is rather skeptical.

                The most significant thing in Pikul’s works is history, and something more is required of the writer. Therefore, I would not recommend Valentin Savvich to the school curriculum and generally for compulsory study, unlike Tolstoy, Turgenev, Sholokhov, Simonov. Until recently, Boris Vasiliev also entered this list with me, but recently I got acquainted with the cycle of his novels about ancient Russia and was terribly disappointed with both their artistic component and the historical one.

                In general, we have nothing to argue about, except that I can only ask you to try not to hang labels such as "poorly educated humanities" and "shameless enemies of Russia."

                Sincerely. hi
                1. Қarabas
                  Қarabas 4 January 2016 09: 13
                  +3
                  Quote: Luga
                  Until recently, Boris Vasiliev also entered this list with me, but recently I got acquainted with the cycle of his novels about ancient Russia and was terribly disappointed with both their artistic component and the historical one.


                  So what? This does not put an end to _all_ of his works. "The Dawns Here Are Quiet", for example, a wonderful story
          4. Pajamas
            Pajamas 4 January 2016 00: 38
            -4
            Quote: Sergey S.
            Quote: Homo
            In vain you are so about Grishkovets. He has the right to his opinion and does not impose it on anyone. He just honestly and openly talks about what he thinks. For example, you like Olivier and your neighbor doesn’t, but this does not mean that the neighbor is wrong.

            V.S. Pikul is not Olivier, but a national treasure.
            Only poorly educated humanities or unscrupulous enemies of Russia can not understand this.
            Choose ...

            It's funny, Pikul is quite an ordinary writer, the fact that he wrote several patriotic things does not make him a national treasure, a terrible opportunist. By denying others the right to express your own opinion and imposing delusional statements to choose from: “poorly educated humanitarians or shameless enemies of Russia.”, You yourself become one of these most poorly educated citizens. Not wanting to take someone else's opinion, hanging labels, peremptory judgments, fully characterize you. Amen.
            1. Sergey S.
              Sergey S. 4 January 2016 21: 07
              +3
              Quote: Pajama
              Funny, Pikul is quite an ordinary writer, the fact that he wrote several patriotic things does not make him a national treasure, an eerie market conjuncturer.

              Already not funny.
              An idol of a generation, a Hero of war, a Patriot for life and work - an ordinary person ???
              And the fact that dozens of millions of people read his dozens of books - is this a conjuncturist ???
              His books on the fleet are an encyclopedia of TRUTH.
              Pikul to the detriment of artistry conveys the dryness and rigidity of the truth of naval warfare.
              By the way, unlike the gum that "film artists" are doing today - I mean the film "Convoy PQ-17", in which there are so many lies that it is disgusting to watch.
              This truth is cruel and holy - his books are read in one breath, the soul is crying, then rejoicing ...
              The only "sin" of V.S. Pikul - he was a real Soviet man.
              Isn't that why Grishkovites and other "democrats" vilify him ???
              So who is the merchant here? This question is rhetorical ...
              Quote: Pajama
              By denying others the right to express your own opinion and imposing delusional statements to choose from: “poorly educated humanitarians or shameless enemies of Russia.”, You yourself become one of these most poorly educated citizens.

              The problem of opinion is the false idea of ​​bourgeois democracy.
              the fact is that there is truth, the same that is more expensive than friendship with Plato ...
              And the many opinions that live parallel to life in the media are a system of hiding secret information in the American way. At least for those objects whose presence is impossible to hide.
              I am a techie, and for me the opinion that a bolt can withstand does not mean anything, unless calculation or experience suggests otherwise.
              For this reason, I deny delirium in the right to live on a par with the truth.
              Similarly, good in reality cannot live in the same soul with evil.
              Regarding the humanities ...
              This is not posturing or calling. This is a statement of fact.
              Moreover, on the basis of meeting good people with a liberal education. Unfortunately, if these are not practicing educators (this is another education, we can say earthly), then art historians, musicians, artists - have very simple logic and rely on virtual artifacts ...
              Real ethnography. especially the twentieth century, they cannot afford ...
              To a certain extent, this applies not only to journalists, directors, actors, but also to economists, lawyers ... all those who are not directly related to material production.
              Quote: Pajama
              Not wanting to perceive someone else’s opinion, labeling, peremptory judgments, fully characterize you.

              You are wrong in the main.
              It is the perception of someone else’s opinion that makes me classify this opinion, and if this opinion seems alien or even more frankly, hostile, then do not expect any tolerance from me.
              Young people are reading us here, and it is necessary to help classify and neutralize ideological sabotage.
              Quote: Pajama
              Amen.

              No pasaran!
              1. Қarabas
                Қarabas 4 January 2016 22: 50
                0
                Quote: Sergey S.
                I am a techie, and for me the opinion that a bolt can withstand does not mean anything, unless calculation or experience suggests otherwise.

                Okay Since you are a techie, what do you say that Pikul has never been in the archives for his life? How can he write historical novels without ever being there?
                1. Sergey S.
                  Sergey S. 4 January 2016 23: 47
                  +3
                  Quote: karabas
                  Okay Since you are a techie, what do you say that Pikul has never been in the archives for his life? How can he write historical novels without ever being there?

                  1. Where does this specific information come from?
                  I will not argue, but my feelings are that V.S. Pikul had good sources in the fleet. And he received some data most likely on the basis of acquaintance with archival or museum collections. such meetings are not necessarily stored in the State Archives ... And his authority made it possible to simply ask people ...
                  2. As for historical novels, I suppose he used library collections ... that is, already processed archival data. The rest added his imagination.
                  In the end, it turned out not at all bad ... Today's sugary books about Romanov’s delirium and boredom against the background of V.S. Pikul.
                  Speaking in the most serious way, it has long ceased to read fiction books on a historical theme - only memoirs and scientific publications.
                  Exceptions are two V.S. Pikul. These books reflect the truth, and, if not for the date of publication, could be recognized as documents of history.
                  Believe me, even watch logs of ships sometimes contain, say, fiction ...
                  So what about V.S. Pikulya, if something slipped through, is not intentional or harmful to the meaning.

                  And here is the meaning, that is, the essence of the historical lessons about which V.S. writes Pikul still haunts many ...
                  So they are puffing down to belittle the role of the Russian Writer from the Jungs of the Northern Fleet.
          5. Vladichek
            Vladichek 4 January 2016 14: 02
            -3
            Pikul, of course, is a writer and a national treasure like Ustinova, Dontsova and others like them. Those. a good entertainer, and Grishkovets is one hundred percent right!
          6. excomandante
            excomandante 4 January 2016 20: 30
            -1
            Pikul is a national treasure ?! When he went crazy in the 90s and wrote about the genius Khrushchev and the stupid Stalin? When did he obediently repeat Solzhenitsyn's stupidest lie ?! A talented writer, he instilled in many an interest in the history of Russia, but no more. He never had anything sacred, which he demonstrated in the "era of glasnost".
            1. Belgorod
              Belgorod 5 January 2016 13: 50
              +1

              And that Pikul wrote about the brilliant Khrushchev and stupid Stalin
              When obediently
              repeated the most stupid lie of Solzhenitsyn ?!

              You can specifically - what kind of work?
              And now for reference
              Date of Birth:
              July 13, 1928 [1]
              Place of Birth:
              Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR
              Date of death:
              July 16, 1990 [1] (62 years)
              A place of death:
              Riga, Latvian SSR, USSR
              https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Пикуль,_Валентин_Саввич
          7. aba
            aba 5 January 2016 19: 53
            0
            only poorly educated humanities or unscrupulous enemies of Russia.
            Choose ...

            Excuse me, sir! But the choice you proposed is without a choice - who will choose the enemy or the ignoramus ?!
            Pikulya read, just like Tolstoy, but not one of them causes ecstasy, although I am not going to dispute the genius of Tolstoy. So who am I after that ?!
            But for sure, he did not become an enemy - to taste and color, as you know ... wink
        2. tasha
          tasha 3 January 2016 12: 22
          -4
          Quote: Homo
          He has the right to his opinion and does not impose it on anyone. He just honestly and openly talks about what he thinks. For example, you like Olivier and your neighbor doesn’t, but this does not mean that the neighbor is wrong.


          Some figure also had his opinion and nailed his scrotum to Red Square. Everyone else began to look for some meaning in this. The activist received his share of fame, all the rest - the subject of debate and reasoning about honesty and openness. In this particular case, the same case, as it seems to me. E. Grishkovets gave an interview in Latvia, in Riga, and that is what V.S.Pikulya mentioned ...
          1. Proxima
            Proxima 3 January 2016 15: 00
            +8
            Quote: tasha
            Quote: Homo
            He has the right to his opinion and does not impose it on anyone. He just honestly and openly talks about what he thinks. For example, you like Olivier and your neighbor doesn’t, but this does not mean that the neighbor is wrong.


            Some figure also had his opinion and nailed his scrotum to Red Square. Everyone else began to look for some meaning in this. The activist received his share of fame, all the rest - the subject of debate and reasoning about honesty and openness. In this particular case, the same case, as it seems to me. E. Grishkovets gave an interview in Latvia, in Riga, and that is what V.S.Pikulya mentioned ...

            A worthy answer! In the phrase "my opinion" I do not see anything sacred and untouchable. Chikatilo also had "his own opinion" on many issues, and what, should I respect this opinion?
          2. Bort radist
            Bort radist 4 January 2016 12: 34
            +2
            Quote: tasha
            E. Grishkovets gave an interview in Latvia, in Riga, and that is what V.S.Pikulya mentioned ..

            A win-win option: On the one hand, a Latvian writer, on the other hand, in modern Latvia you can kick him publicly - patriots are not worth it.
        3. Oorfene Deuce
          Oorfene Deuce 3 January 2016 14: 19
          +5
          Quote: Homo
          He has the right to his opinion and does not impose it on anyone. He just honestly and openly talks about what he thinks.

          I agree.
          I personally liked the interview. It is felt that a person is internally free enough and voices things that some artists do not finish or dissemble.
          But I got hooked on - "Feelings for show and thoughts for show is disgusting. It's indecent. I don't do either one or the other. I do art - I make works of art."
          I think this is not entirely true. This is not nonsense of paranoid ... Any artwork is somehow an expression of feelings, thoughts, emotions.
          I think so ...
          1. asiat_61
            asiat_61 3 January 2016 15: 30
            14
            I do art - I make works of art "... I didn't like this phrase, it gives me a mile snobbery. Well, I have the same attitude to the rest of what he said. I think too highly of myself.
          2. tasha
            tasha 3 January 2016 17: 32
            19
            If E. Girshkovets was so famous as he believes, then he would not have put on the work of Valentin Savvich Pikul with the publication of glossy magazines. Just out of respect for the person who consciously chose a difficult life path, just out of solidarity with a colleague in the writing profession, just out of politeness (V. Pikul died and has no way to answer Mr. Hirschkovets). So the statements of Mr. Hirschkovets regarding entertainment literature are cheap scandalous self-PR. I do not see any other interpretation.
          3. Hardy
            Hardy 3 January 2016 17: 33
            0
            Quote: Oorfene Deuce

            But I got hooked on - "Feelings for show and thoughts for show is disgusting. It's indecent. I don't do either one or the other. I do art - I make works of art."

            Perhaps he meant that in his works he does not display his personal life. Imagine if Tolstoy's Anna Karenina or Nabokov's Lolita were autobiographical novels))
            1. Oorfene Deuce
              Oorfene Deuce 3 January 2016 18: 15
              0
              Quote: Hardy
              Perhaps he meant that in the works does not put on display his personal life.

              If he meant it, then I agree.
              But one way or another, a talented author creates on the basis of the experience, understanding, experiences ... In this case, he will be able to most accurately convey to the connoisseur all the subtleties of the work, whether it be literature, painting, music ... Well, you can use different metaphors, that's right.
          4. Hardy
            Hardy 3 January 2016 17: 34
            -1
            Quote: Oorfene Deuce

            But I got hooked on - "Feelings for show and thoughts for show is disgusting. It's indecent. I don't do either one or the other. I do art - I make works of art."

            Perhaps he meant that in his works he does not display his personal life. Imagine if Tolstoy's Anna Karenina or Nabokov's Lolita were autobiographical novels))
          5. Vladichek
            Vladichek 4 January 2016 14: 19
            +1
            How cool you are! Here Grishkovets either lies, or is hypocritical in his works - after all, any work of art is the author’s thoughts and feelings! Let then not expose his work in public.
        4. bobba94
          bobba94 3 January 2016 15: 16
          +2
          A very interesting person. There is such a word - original, self-sufficient. His views are liberal, but not those liberal, when they bleat with one flock on Echo of Moscow, but real, human. I like that he does not bow down before anyone - neither the Kremlin nor Parnassov’s. Personality.
          1. tasha
            tasha 3 January 2016 17: 44
            +5
            When they talk about identity, it seems to me Vasily Makarovich Shukshin. Here it is - real folk naturalness. Lump.
            And there is a superficial, pretentious, fashionable ... "Old man Romualdych smelled his footcloth and already got a spell." Around them groan, gasp - here it is, a nugget. In the controversial novel "Unclean Power" there is one paragraph about the fashion for common people in high society. And Grigory Rasputin wanted to blow his nose at everyone, because he realized what kind of self-sufficiency was expected of him.
        5. kunstkammer
          kunstkammer 3 January 2016 22: 04
          0
          Quote: Homo
          You, for example, like Olivier and not your neighbor

          this "neighbor" is definitely a dunce :)
          Although, some cook olivier so ... that it would be better if we immediately went to live for this dunce! (from personal experience)
      2. 2С5
        2С5 3 January 2016 09: 11
        +6
        ... if you actually read something other than posts and comments ...
      3. Oleg14774
        Oleg14774 3 January 2016 09: 24
        +1
        Quote: Proxima
        In vain, of course, he said so about Pikul. He is certainly not an indisputable writer, but he undoubtedly had talented works, for example, "Favorite", "Battle of the Iron Chancellors"

        He said what he thinks, his opinion. And here "in vain" or "in vain" the evaluation category is not appropriate.
        1. Proxima
          Proxima 3 January 2016 17: 43
          10
          Quote: Oleg147741
          Quote: Proxima
          In vain, of course, he said so about Pikul. He is certainly not an indisputable writer, but he undoubtedly had talented works, for example, "Favorite", "Battle of the Iron Chancellors"

          He said what he thinks, his opinion. And here "in vain" or "in vain" the evaluation category is not appropriate.

          Of course, you have an interesting logic, I also express my opinion, and therefore you can not minus me? - this is "my opinion". The point is not what opinion Grishkovets has, but the question is - why did he say this? I am sure, with selfish motives, for example, out of envy. An illustrative example, when our country was badly Valentin Savvovich volunteered for the Northern Fleet (still a boy!), And Grishkovets got along with Moroccans in Germany as a political immigrant. There is a difference?
      4. serega.fedotov
        serega.fedotov 3 January 2016 09: 25
        +1
        Quote: Proxima
        what low-level community does today's youth read

        I comb myself to young people, and I love reading, especially science fiction and highly recommend Sergeyev Stanislav, Mikhailovsky Alexander, Konyushevsky, Poselyagin, by the way, there are millions of copies, and books are worthy!
        Each time has its own songs.
        Without knowing the REAL life of that era, it is impossible to understand what the author REALLY wanted to say For example, how to translate into modern language "war and peace" - "war and society" or "State of peace and state of war"?
        Yes, and it’s something that the authors of the last century found through trial and error, now they teach this at school
        1. Sergey S.
          Sergey S. 3 January 2016 18: 08
          +3
          Quote: serega.fedotov
          Yes, and it’s something that the authors of the last century found through trial and error, now they teach this at school

          Very perfect saying.
          It follows, for example. what my generation should have read except for V. Pikul, also A. Voznesensky and B. Akhmadulin. But Pushkin with Lermontov and Chekhov with Dostoevsky are considered obsolete due to the emphasis on the primitive mistakes of the past ...
          And we also studied "The Tale of Igor's Poku" ... That's where the mistakes of our ancestors are ...
          1. Alexander St
            Alexander St 3 January 2016 21: 47
            +2
            I agree. I'm talking about how and what they are teaching at school now, I’d better not say anything.
      5. wandlitz
        wandlitz 3 January 2016 10: 54
        +4
        Alas, some young people do not read at all. And these are not lumpen, but people who study at universities or have already graduated from them ...
      6. Sergey S.
        Sergey S. 3 January 2016 11: 20
        12
        And Pikul wrote entertaining literature on historical topics, admitting quite a lot of lies.

        Grishkovets is a true democrat-humanist, one-sided education, there is a fear of the common people.

        Regarding V.S. Pikul in a private conversation, I would agree with many criticisms.
        But the total score would still be advocated exclusively positive.

        V.S. Pikul during the war was a steering-signalman in the rank of Jung.
        And his best poems about sailors - "Requiem for the caravan" PQ-17 "and" Cruiser ".
        This is the best book on these topics, and there is more truth in them than in other historical studies of professionals.

        As for the historical novels about the royal court, I found a lot of absurdities in them, but what many other authors and researchers write ... in general, sometimes it does not contain logic ...
      7. tokens3
        tokens3 3 January 2016 14: 46
        -6
        In vain, he said so of course about Pikul.

        And why in vain? Pikul fulfilled a kind of social order. He performed brilliantly.
        However ... he missed Rasputin. Or maybe he deliberately denigrated the last Russian emperor?
        Rasputin was extremely beneficial to the king’s entourage, and everyone wrote off him. Pikul also wrote down ...
        It's like a nest egg. When in the era of inflation you find a bill with the Soviet emblem. From the Bolsheviks.
        And Pikul created this "stash".
        Reading Pikul’s books, at the end I want to sign up for the Red Guard laughing
        But the image of the last Russian Emperor has remained a mystery. Will someone be able to create a new "stash" with banknotes up to a revolutionary model?
        The question is interesting however.
        1. avva2012
          avva2012 3 January 2016 14: 59
          +3
          But the image of the last Russian Emperor remained a mystery.
          Here, explain to me, d-ku really stupid, in what the image of Nicholas II remains a mystery? In the fact that a person was married to the Kingdom, and he betrayed this Kingdom? For an Orthodox person, renunciation is a betrayal of not only worldly laws. Who is he after that, citizen Romanov. I am not asking the question, because it is not interesting. By the way, for his contemporaries, the deed of the "emperor" was absolutely clear. Therefore, there were no conspiracies to save him. He helped himself, and it was not the Bolsheviks who killed his family, but he.
          1. tokens3
            tokens3 3 January 2016 15: 31
            -4
            Who, after that, is a citizen of Romanov. I do not pose a question, because it is not interesting.

            But I'm interested.

            For he was not afraid to announce universal mobilization in 1914. Unlike the wisest Stalin in 1941.
            It is because of this that Germany lost the WWII.
            For suppressed the rebels in 1905.
            For, by 1913, economic indicators in many positions of the USSR had long been catching up, in fact with an undisguised slave system.
            For, for, for ...
            Yes, and said little laughing ate chopped wood. had a conversation, etc. smile unlike choking from speeches of the current polyglots.
            The fact that a person was married to the kingdom, and he betrayed this kingdom?

            The king’s betrayal is an indisputable fact. A diversion on a state scale with a planned methodical terror of people loyal to the king.
            Renunciation for an Orthodox person is a betrayal of not only worldly laws.

            This is all written with a pitchfork on water in Soviet textbooks.
            But the execution of the king and the family of daughters !!! and the heir! is just a cross on all ideas of equality and fraternity.
            For these ideas are empty. By deeds you will know them.
            1. avva2012
              avva2012 3 January 2016 15: 54
              +2
              This is all written with a pitchfork on water in Soviet textbooks.
              Why pitchfork. Read the "Law of God". There are several Sacraments in Orthodoxy. So, here is the Wedding of the Kingdom, there was one of them.
              About sabotage, this is an excuse, heinous acts. Traitor, he is a traitor. There is no gain, no decrease. Children, sorry, sincerely. But to blame for this, the traitor is the father in the first place. I.V. Stalin, somehow different than Nicholas II, ended the war. Or am I confusing something? Are you interested in a traitor? I don’t. And, in general, strange things, you write, it feels like you are talking to an alien.
              1. tokens3
                tokens3 3 January 2016 16: 29
                -3
                Why pitchfork. Read the "Law of God". There are several Sacraments in Orthodoxy. So, here is the Wedding of the Kingdom, there was one of them.

                Have you personally been at abdication?
                And you can write and comment, anything.
                The coup was.
                Only the conspirators screwed up. Spin the flywheel of propaganda too-Down with the war! Despite the fact that the war was not over. Yes, there were all the conditions for victory. I really did not want to see the victorious king with jubilant people.
                Are you interested in a traitor?

                When will you call the Russian Emperor a traitor, do not forget how many Russian people died for Vera, Tsar, Fatherland. Despite the sabotage and problems with the supply of the Russian army. Or do you think Their feat is lower than the exploit of 28 Panfilov’s?
                1. avva2012
                  avva2012 3 January 2016 17: 14
                  +1
                  When will you call the Russian Emperor a traitor
                  For the Russian emperor, yes, they were dying. And, for the traitor, no longer. Do not confuse warm with soft.
            2. Sergey S.
              Sergey S. 3 January 2016 18: 30
              +1
              Quote: Lexi3
              For he was not afraid to announce general mobilization in 1914. Unlike the wisest Stalin in 1941. It was thanks to this that Germany lost the PMV because it suppressed the rebels in 1905. For 1913, the economic indicators for many positions of the USSR were still catching up for long, in fact with undisguised slaveholding let’s build, and justifiably, for the good of the rise of the country after the civil. For, for, for ...

              Frank nonsense.
              And about not scared. and about Stalin ...
              And about 1905 it’s better not to remember at all - no matter how you get out, Tsushima turns out.
              The economic indicators of 1913 are a joke of Soviet historians not to completely disgrace Russia in the years 1915, 1916 and. especially, 1917.
              Soviet slave system ... are you talking about your grandfathers and grandmothers ???
              Strongly turned out. But is it fair?
              The army of slaves does not fight with an external enemy ...

              For, for, for ... Maybe a personal resentment is boiling within you? If so. I ask for apologies, I understand correctly. But personal grievances have an indirect relation to the fate of the country - in each of them there is a specific bastard: a scammer, a stupid servant, a careerist ...
              The criminal mistakes of the Stalin era by the 1960s were almost completely eradicated ... Now you need to think about the future ...
              1. tokens3
                tokens3 3 January 2016 18: 58
                -2
                With Sergei
                Frank nonsense.
                And about not scared. and about Stalin ...

                The introduction of universal mobilization is a very serious step, with consequences.
                If you’re not afraid? Then what? What was missing?
                Of course, giving weapons to millions of people without an enemy is de facto fraught. In those years, Stalin’s enemies were quite justified, considering the repressions! (I share the opinion of Tukhachevsky as an enemy).
                The economic performance of 1913 is a joke of Soviet historians,

                The problem is that there was a lot of evidence of a well-fed life in 1913. And without Soviet "scientists".
                Soviet slave system ... are you talking about your grandfathers and grandmothers ???
                Strongly turned out. But is it fair?

                Excuse me but it
                Exactly so! For all the industrial potential that had been created with such difficulty before the war! -Was mediocre!
                And to cover up all the sins of the Stalinist leadership, women and children stood up for the machines.
                In other words, earlier from such a
                the entire leadership of the Cabinet and the generals would put a bullet in their temple.
                For, for, for ... Maybe a personal resentment is boiling within you?

                But what am I talking about? Let's talk about Russia's economic forecasts in 1916? laughing
                1. Corporal Valera
                  Corporal Valera 4 January 2016 01: 33
                  +2
                  Quote: Lexi3
                  The introduction of universal mobilization is a very serious step, with consequences.
                  If you’re not afraid? Then what? What was missing?

                  Somehow, the association immediately arose: he was not afraid to get into the electrical panel and receive a fatal electric shock. Here, you know, dubious heroism turns out. Nikolai forgot his father's instructions. And did not heed the advice of Rasputin you mentioned. The wisdom of the politician lies not in the fact that he “was not afraid to announce mobilization,” but in not declaring it at all, if possible. If Stalin, God forbid, would have acted as you advise, the USSR would have had to fight on several fronts: Germany + Poland + England + Japan. On a vskidk so. By the way, what were the goals of the Republic of Ingushetia entering the world war? The straits were promised to us later
                  The problem is that there is a lot of evidence of a completely full life in 1913

                  Can you give this "evidence"? For example, by the amount of meat consumed?
                  1. tokens3
                    tokens3 4 January 2016 02: 08
                    -1
                    Corporal Valera
                    Somehow immediately an association arose

                    Logic brings you Valera
                    The wisdom of the politician lies not in the fact that he “was not afraid to announce mobilization,” but in not declaring it at all, if possible.

                    Well then, they would fight against:
                    Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Italy, Sweden.
                    And it is possible against Serbia. With an expeditionary force from France (as a country that lost during the blitzkrieg against Germany)
                    Yes, Tsar Nikolai 2, with the introduction of mobilization, actually thwarted the forceful creation of the European Union. Germany.
                    1812 with Napoleon and 1941 with Hitler would be just flowers. Russia would simply be dared. And even possible allied Anglo-Saxons could not help.
                    If Stalin, God forbid, did what you advised, the USSR would have had to fight on several fronts: Germany + Poland + England + Japan.

                    This is after the partition of Poland and the defeat of France, coupled with the British? Stalin had quite time. But I can’t say anything about Japan. But why do the Japanese need Siberia? Having huge problems with China?
                    By the way, what goals did the Republic of Ingushetia pursue when entering the World War?

                    I will prompt bully
                    The collapse of Europe. And the division of the world between the Russian and the Anglo-Saxon world. lol
                    So the Anglo-Saxons oh how should Russia.
                    Can you give this "evidence"? For example, by the amount of meat consumed?

                    What are you from big politics to meat?
                    switch box

                    hi
        2. Moore
          Moore 3 January 2016 15: 20
          0
          Quote: Lexi3
          Pikul fulfilled a kind of social order. He performed brilliantly.

          Not only social, I suppose. Interestingly, someone who spoke above read his last novel of the times of perestroika "Square of Fallen Fighters"?
          About "idiots" Voroshilov and Budyonny and "ghoul" Stalin?
          This, if I may say so, "a masterpiece" puts him on a par with opportunists like Uspensky with his "New orders in Prostokvashino" and Rybakov with his "Children".
        3. Sergey S.
          Sergey S. 3 January 2016 18: 18
          +1
          Quote: Lexi3
          And why in vain? Pikul fulfilled a kind of social order. He performed brilliantly.

          However ... he missed Rasputin. Or maybe he deliberately denigrated the last Russian emperor?

          Reading Pikul’s books, at the end I want to sign up for the Red Guard

          Fine!!!
          Everything except the negative shade of the term "Order". I agree that being the Son of our people, Valentin Savvich wrote for the people - this was a real social order. it is for this that he has earned eternal respect and a long memory from many of us.

          With Rasputin, maybe he missed. But only in that sense. that Rasputin is not a cause, but a tool ... in someone’s mean hands. The most logical version is that Rasputin was manipulated, and someone from the emperor’s inner circle did it ... But the real influence of Rasputin was destructive and ruinous.

          If you enroll in the Red Guard, then V.S. Pikul also helped you find your place in today's reality.

          PS
          In this post I do not argue with you. Almost completely agree.
          It turns out, V.S. Pikul overcame the barriers of time and social exclusion.
          I’ll go and raise a cup for him ...
          1. tokens3
            tokens3 3 January 2016 19: 39
            0
            In this post I do not argue with you. Almost completely agree.
            It turns out, V.S. Pikul overcame the barriers of time and social exclusion.
            I’ll go and raise a cup for him ...

            A writer always fulfills a social order.
            It's like in a cyclical economy. Each present "seeks" its reflection in the past. And the past always looks younger and prettier.
            Another thing ... not every writer will be allowed to voice their thoughts throughout the country loudly. They gave Pikul. They also helped, perhaps. And so I also read to Pikul.
            But the real influence of Rasputin was destructive and ruinous.

            It’s naive to argue like that. Rather, the Image was a tool in propaganda-Down with the Tsar. What could Rasputin influence? You know we have a lot of deputies in the country who do not influence anything. But on television platforms, yes ... they tear and dare.
            If you enroll in the Red Guard, then V.S. Pikul also helped you find your place in today's reality.

            Since childhood, I keep the royal large copper laughing
      8. rfnthtirf
        rfnthtirf 3 January 2016 18: 14
        +5
        I wouldn’t even dare to compare Tolstoy and Pikul. I love the latter, but Tolstoy is not subject to discussion at all.
      9. smart Fox
        smart Fox 4 January 2016 10: 17
        0
        what low-level community does today's youth read
        .
        Nothing, a taste for good literature is a gain, the main thing is that young people still read.
      10. Mic1969
        Mic1969 4 January 2016 15: 37
        +1
        Well, I wouldn't call Three Ages a failed book. But "Barbarossa" is really something ...
        1. Proxima
          Proxima 4 January 2016 17: 45
          0
          Quote: Mic1969
          Well, I wouldn't call Three Ages a failed book. But "Barbarossa" is really something ...

          I agree "Barbarossa" is Pikul's most disastrous book. Yes, he succumbed to anti-Stalinist hysteria. Everyone has a right to weakness. The best, in my opinion, Pikul's work is "Requiem ...".
          1. excomandante
            excomandante 4 January 2016 20: 35
            0
            Not "succumbed", but revealed, in my humble opinion.
      11. taseka
        taseka 5 January 2016 11: 06
        0
        I absolutely agree with you !!! There is an insult to your nation!
    2. 33 Watcher
      33 Watcher 3 January 2016 09: 07
      +4
      I also think that he last visited Riga laughing Well, apparently he is ready for this, because he knows with whom, and whom he is talking about ...
    3. Uran
      Uran 3 January 2016 09: 52
      +3
      a man of the year Merkel, a two-faced man, she would be employed by the State Department as a janitor!
      1. Lelek
        Lelek 3 January 2016 11: 46
        +3
        Quote: Uranus
        a man of the year Merkel, a two-faced man, she would be employed by the State Department as a janitor!


        I do not support the forecast for the janitor, but the position of the Fuhrer is a failure - this is a fact.
        (cry.)
  2. venaya
    venaya 3 January 2016 08: 26
    +8
    All a la historical novels are rubbish

    I really liked the opinion of the writer Evgeny Grishkovets, I agree with almost everything that he says. Such writers, with a deep perception of reality, want to have even more. Not only writing talent is needed, but also a real understanding of the world in which we all live now.
    1. LukaSaraev
      LukaSaraev 3 January 2016 08: 46
      0
      If you like a writer, then you should look at him as an actor. Especially his monologues in films. It’s hard to look at yourself after that. He is an intellectual, therefore he is modestly "known". He is popular among intellectuals. Like Gradsky before ... He was not afraid to sing ...
      1. Bayonet
        Bayonet 3 January 2016 11: 57
        10
        Quote: LukaSaraev
        He is an intellectual, therefore he is modestly "known". He is popular among intellectuals.

        Yes, and looks like a typical intellectual smile
        1. Қarabas
          Қarabas 3 January 2016 20: 05
          +1
          Quote: Bayonet
          Yes, and it looks like a typical intellectual smile

          "Yes, we all have good faces" © Gentlemen of Fortune wink
          It’s foolish to dig into the appearance of a brow
    2. smith7
      smith7 3 January 2016 08: 58
      +1
      His thoughts undoubtedly have the right to "life", but there is no specifics. He is sensual, charming and intelligent. This is the danger of getting lost in assessments and starting to act incorrectly, accepting his paradigm. The situation requires us to act, and "in Grishkov's way" is a complete concurrence. Although, on the other hand, his attitude to the world is very "Russian". Iteligent throwing, education of feelings and all that ... Let's remember the history of Russian revolutions ... it does not lead to anything good.
    3. maxxdesign
      maxxdesign 3 January 2016 10: 56
      +2
      writers need to read, not have! )))
  3. MIKHALYCH1
    MIKHALYCH1 3 January 2016 08: 33
    60
    I like him as a writer, as an actor .. There is something in him like a "core of the soul" And he speaks openly, without fear ... And so I would add to his words:
    1. valentyn22
      valentyn22 3 January 2016 14: 06
      +6
      About philanthropy. Let's not forget who destroyed 27 million of ours. These are the Germans. Let them know what we remember!
      1. MIKHALYCH1
        MIKHALYCH1 3 January 2016 18: 48
        -1
        Quote: valentyn22
        About philanthropy. Let's not forget who destroyed 27 million of ours. These are the Germans. Let them know what we remember!

        We all remember .... These bastards (their owners) want to increase this figure to 120 million ..... Well, let them try! We will have 10 men, but we will avenge everyone .... hi
  4. Riv
    Riv 3 January 2016 08: 34
    +4
    Let's just say: I don't agree on everything. And fiction must be found time to read (the other day I once again opened Oldie's "We Live Here" on my tablet), and about women ... A woman, as you know, is a man's friend.
    And about death - why think about it? You don’t think every day that the Sun will go out sometime?
    1. Masya masya
      Masya masya 3 January 2016 09: 15
      +6
      Maybe a woman is still better than a dog?
      1. BLOND
        BLOND 3 January 2016 09: 26
        +3
        ... they are just different ... wink
        1. papanya59
          papanya59 3 January 2016 16: 07
          0
          And yet, the dog does not betray.
      2. Vladimir 1964
        Vladimir 1964 3 January 2016 10: 26
        +5
        Quote: Masya Masya
        Maybe a woman is still better than a dog?


        Of course it’s better, colleague. hi
        1. Masya masya
          Masya masya 3 January 2016 10: 31
          +6
          Thank you love
          1. Vladimir 1964
            Vladimir 1964 3 January 2016 11: 07
            +1
            Quote: Masya Masya
            Thank you


            And you, colleague, thank you for the emoticon. good
      3. MIKHALYCH1
        MIKHALYCH1 3 January 2016 13: 36
        +7
        Quote: Masya Masya
        Maybe a woman is still better than a dog?

        laughing Well, in vain you are so ... Of course, the nerves tremble a lot, but if that is what, the cartridges are brought up and instead of us stand up to defend the Homeland!
      4. ver_
        ver_ 3 January 2016 15: 09
        -1
        .. ". hope for a dog until the last moment, for a woman until the first time .."
        1. Shpagolom
          Shpagolom 3 January 2016 16: 47
          +4
          .... it is a pity that with dogs you are doing better than with women! sad
          1. MIKHALYCH1
            MIKHALYCH1 3 January 2016 17: 13
            +2
            Quote: Shpagolom
            .... it is a pity that with dogs you are doing better than with women! sad

            laughing Our women, this is power! You need to understand them and they will turn the mountains ... (although our women are hard to understand ...))))
            1. Lelek
              Lelek 3 January 2016 20: 28
              0
              Quote: MIKHALYCHXNNX
              Our women, this is power!


              Bravo, Mikhalych, you see at the root (even the New Year’s scent did not weaken).
      5. Lelek
        Lelek 3 January 2016 20: 22
        +2
        Quote: Masya Masya
        Maybe a woman is still better than a dog?


        This is from what angle to look:
  5. Great-grandfather of Zeus
    Great-grandfather of Zeus 3 January 2016 08: 36
    12
    According to my actors, the prize should not be called a golden mask, but a sabot's bowl — it’s painfully easy for many of them to behave like chameleons, they are fed up by the West, which keeps them on a short leash.
    1. Proxima
      Proxima 3 January 2016 08: 50
      13
      Quote: Great-grandfather of Zeus
      According to my actors, the prize should not be called a golden mask, but a sabot's bowl — it’s painfully easy for many of them to behave like chameleons, they are fed up by the West, which keeps them on a short leash.

      Well, now he is a patriot of course. True, in order to become one, he first needed to live in immigration with two Moroccans in Germany.
      1. fotopavka
        fotopavka 3 January 2016 13: 38
        +2
        Grishkovets deserves all respect. You need to have a lot of courage to talk about your youthful throwings in public, to admit mistakes, etc. Especially the person known ...
        And about Pikul, all creativity is debatable, including the work of Grishkovets. I personally don’t like everything, but many things are just wonderful! So does Pikul.
        1. asiat_61
          asiat_61 3 January 2016 15: 44
          +3
          In my opinion, he is simply envious of V.S. Pikul.
        2. Manul
          Manul 4 January 2016 22: 28
          0
          Quote: fotopavka
          And about Pikul, all creativity is debatable, including the work of Grishkovets.

          So let him praise or criticize his work. There is nothing for him to challenge the classics, you can moan anyone, especially those who cannot answer. And Tolstoy, Shakespeare, and Pushkin are "scolded" - there are always "geniuses". Take care of yourself, and history will put everything in its place.
    2. dmi.pris
      dmi.pris 3 January 2016 09: 03
      +1
      Well, unlike those who have a dog bowl, Grishkovets says in the eye without fear that he will be accused of all mortals ... Although, as an actor, I do not like him ..
      Quote: Great-grandfather of Zeus
      According to my actors, the prize should not be called a golden mask, but a sabot's bowl — it’s painfully easy for many of them to behave like chameleons, they are fed up by the West, which keeps them on a short leash.
    3. weis223
      weis223 3 January 2016 09: 11
      +2
      But what about those actors (and not only) who do not feed themselves? Agree to receive dog bowls or leave the profession?
      Or maybe some "commentators" should think a little more (that's how I am a dreamer) before sprinkling their opuses here?
    4. excomandante
      excomandante 4 January 2016 20: 33
      -1
      This is the very essence of the work of actors and actors - a peculiar form of prostitution - to entertain people for their money, only in a complicated way. No wonder in the good old days buffoons were not buried in the consecrated church cemetery. Respect for actors and actors is a sure sign of a dying civilization.
  6. yuriy55
    yuriy55 3 January 2016 08: 47
    +2
    A person who thinks, feels, experiences and suffers from what is happening in Russia is looking for answers to questions to himself. And the same thinking, feeling and beautiful Ukrainians have all the questions for us so far. And as long as it does, they will fail. But forever it will not be so - its life takes.


    To solve problems, "a person who thinks, feels, worries and suffers from what is happening in Russia" relies on his own strength and solves them himself.
    In Ukraine, they want to solve all their problems with the help of others ...

    I am worried about what is happening in the world, that there are no guidelines ...


    It is difficult to go forward without reference points, let alone lead someone along. Indeed, sometimes it is believed that the poles on Earth disappeared and the magnetic needle of the compass rotates without stopping ...

    The opinion of any rational person is interesting and instructive in general or in some part of it. The opinion of a person who is able to influence the course of events or already changed the course of history in a single country (locality, region) ...
    hi
  7. Same lech
    Same lech 3 January 2016 08: 51
    +3
    Any person who is in a state of anger - he is always confident in his innocence. Another thing is that anger is dark, it stuns and blinds a person or, conversely, bends and sharpens his vision, giving an inadequate picture of the world ...


    Wow ... straight as I think.
    Composure and calm minds are not enough for many people to separate the lies from the truth and often people are led by outright provocations for this reason and the bastards use this to push simple-minded people into the abyss of disaster ....
    which we observe not only in UKRAINE but also in other corners of our planet.
  8. Stinger
    Stinger 3 January 2016 08: 55
    +5
    It happens that a person read a lot, and then once ... and cannot read. Especially large and complex books.

    Very accurately noticed. I can't stand it either. Especially modern fiction. None.
    Europe, as a certain example of a way of life, meanings, charm - all this has lost significance for Russia ... Now Europe cannot be fascinated. In Russia, people are keenly aware of injustice, and here comes offensive and meaningless rhetoric.
    I agree 100%. Showed their redneck in all its glory. Especially the Young Europeans. Ungrateful creatures reached the demolition of the monuments of their liberators.
    When I arrived in Berlin in the 90 year, as a Jew oppressed in Russia, I was settled on the Red Cross to live with two Moroccans - it was very European. Their hopes came true - I returned home.
    It was necessary not to run. If everyone runs away from difficulties, like young migrants from the Middle East, then who will restore order? The rest of the oppressed, who did not have time to escape? No guys, only an overseas democrat will do it. You won’t run away from him and forget about your plays tightly. You will write about ways to earn a couple of dollars.
  9. 1536
    1536 3 January 2016 09: 02
    0
    She is not an idiot, she was transferred from hand to hand from the filing cabinet of one intelligence (Soviet) to another (American) and the Germans use it as a bargaining chip. According to the plans of the "American-and-who is there with them" wise men, Germany should be divided again into appanage principalities, as it was before Bismarck. In principle, this is not bad at all for Russia and the United States. Because this aunt sits so tightly in Germany that it suits everyone.
  10. Amurets
    Amurets 3 January 2016 09: 04
    +5
    Quote: venaya
    In vain, of course, he said so about Pikul. He is certainly not an indisputable writer, but he undoubtedly had talented works, for example "Favorite", "Battle of the Iron Chancellors". There were, in my opinion, disastrous ones - "Three Ages of Akini-San". Of course, no one compares him with Tolstoy. One gets the impression that Grishkovets has no idea what kind of low-level community the current youth are reading

    I agree with you. Especially in the field of "READING". Any author has both talented and failed works. For example, I am not a fan of Leo Tolstoy, but I consider N. Zadornov's books about the discovery and study of the Far East interesting and informative. only "War for the Ocean", but I also read his other books with pleasure. I will not write reviews of books, as I was forced in childhood, but for some reason Soviet authors are remembered with pleasure. Kassil with his "Peking boots" and "Goalkeeper of the Republic ", The same Pikul with his" Ocean Patrol ". The first book on which I got acquainted with the work of Pikul. And many other interesting books by Jack London, Mark Twain, Karl May. The heroes of these books had a lot to learn.
  11. vobels
    vobels 3 January 2016 09: 05
    +2
    "..I am worried that the Europe we fell in love with 20 years ago is no longer there, and soon it will not be at all. And Europe, represented by irresponsible and insignificant people, is not trying to do anything about it .." Well said, spicy.
    1. ver_
      ver_ 3 January 2016 15: 45
      0
      ... to the article about the birds - Gaius Julius Caesar - deducted from Yuri George Dolgoruky, Caesar T.K. he is the first-born of Vsevolod, his brother John Kalita = Khan Batuy = Yaroslav Vsevolodovich founded the Vatican, Alexander Nevsky - the beloved son of Yaroslav became Alexander the Great and was ruler in Crete .... separating from Russia, all territories wrote themselves stories about how great they were independent ... and were afraid and hated their historical homeland ..
  12. askort154
    askort154 3 January 2016 09: 09
    +4
    "People of the world" are like clouds - they have no homeland.
    Grishkovets, one of them, who drank all the "charms" of a migrant.
    He achieved success, but the soul cries.
  13. tasha
    tasha 3 January 2016 09: 17
    12
    I will read "War and Peace", I will read the books of VS Pikul. Because they are better than the banal tape description of the life of oneself loved by E. Grishkovets.

    Regarding the past desire to create a piece of Europe in your apartment. It turned out incredible vulgarity. "Here is a piece of Persian carpet ...". Then we wonder why they buy whiskey for 300 rubles and poison themselves with it. They don't buy whiskey - they buy a piece of beautiful, in their opinion, life. And what is poured into this bottle - but what's the difference ...

    Well at least now the word "renovation" is used less and less. It's just that people create home comfort for themselves and that's it.
    1. Ajevgenij
      Ajevgenij 3 January 2016 13: 09
      0
      Do not confuse "European repair" as an attribute of a cargo cult and interior design, as a meaningful aestheticized living space. The first is the product of superficial imitation, the second is the work of professionals. All the same, the tradition of capital construction, and later also industrial design, is a European phenomenon.
      1. Captain45
        Captain45 3 January 2016 18: 39
        +1
        Quote: Ajevgenij
        All the same, the tradition of capital construction, later as industrial design, is a European phenomenon.

        Judging by the flag, you are a resident of Lithuania and therefore I will not rate you for "capital construction as a European phenomenon." Obviously, you have simply never been to Russia. Take a ticket, drive along the "Golden Ring", look at examples of Russian architecture and capital construction and perhaps your point of view on construction will change.
  14. parafoiler
    parafoiler 3 January 2016 09: 22
    +3
    "... Now you can't be fascinated by Europe. ..." Yes, you shouldn't have been fascinated so as not to be disappointed later ...
  15. Gray 43
    Gray 43 3 January 2016 09: 30
    +6
    Europe was destroyed by tolerance and multiculturalism - now there stateless migrants have more rights than the titular nations, and any protest against this is harshly suppressed by all forces and means, and to justify the costs for the NATO bloc they invented "aggressive Russia".
  16. Viktor fm
    Viktor fm 3 January 2016 09: 35
    +1
    A person thinks that his thoughts are valuable, but they are without a price ...
  17. Mikhail Krapivin
    Mikhail Krapivin 3 January 2016 09: 52
    +1
    Respect to Grishkovets. I read his article about Ukraine, to which he refers, an excellent article. He grew up on Pikul, but seems to have outgrown, so Grishkovets is not offended.
  18. 41
    41 3 January 2016 09: 55
    0
    normal position and perception of the world
  19. aybolyt678
    aybolyt678 3 January 2016 09: 59
    +5
    I’m hearing about Grishkovets for the first time, and Pikul has re-read everything. He was a Soviet writer, as historical as possible. And a Russian patriot. But Leo Tolstoy with his going to the people discredited himself
    1. Stirbjorn
      Stirbjorn 3 January 2016 11: 59
      +6
      As I understand it, Grishkovets claims to Pikul on the historical part - this can be presented to any writer, including Tolstoy. For a historical novel is always reliable, only partially. The same Walter Scott is also far from historical reality, which absolutely does not prevent him from being a world famous and honored writer. Grishkovets is simply boring, it’s not a fact that someone will remember, unlike Pikul kicking him.
    2. Қarabas
      Қarabas 3 January 2016 19: 43
      -3
      Quote: aybolyt678
      I’m hearing about Grishkovets for the first time, and Pikul has re-read everything. He was a Soviet writer, as historical as possible. And a Russian patriot. But Leo Tolstoy with his going to the people discredited himself


      As historical as possible ?! Pikul "during all his many years of writing, never worked in any archive!" And don't chop a loaf on Lev Nikolaich, he is in line with Pushkin! Brilliant writer and smartest man

      -1
  20. Stauffenberg
    Stauffenberg 3 January 2016 10: 44
    +7
    I barely read it "How I ate a dog." I did not master the second book. Writes so-so, as the captain retells obviousness familiar things.
    After his book, I did not want to change something in myself. Just said, well, yes, it is.

    After the books of Pikul, pride appeared for the country, for those who did not spare their lives for it. Yes, and elementary knowledge of domestic history was instilled. Here I completely disagree with Grishkovets. And to say that about Pikul, I think the height of idiocy.

    Surprised by his sound attitude to modernity. All the same, genes say - not all Jews forgot Babi Yar.
  21. INF
    INF 3 January 2016 10: 57
    +3
    Who is Grishkovets? Personally, his opinion is a light bulb. The article should go no further than the blog.
  22. Aleksander
    Aleksander 3 January 2016 11: 34
    +7
    And Pikul wrote entertaining literature on historical topics, assuming quite many lies. And “War and Peace” is a mandatory book ...


    There is also a lot of fiction in War and Peace. Or-lies (according to Grishkovets)?
    So, in passing to kick Pikul, an act of a true "intellectual". negative
    1. Proxima
      Proxima 3 January 2016 12: 00
      +9
      [quote = Aleksander] [quote]
      So, in passing to kick Pikul, an act of a true "intellectual". negative[/ Quote]
      The worst thing is that such intellectuals in 91 near the White House shouted "Yeltsin", now they are "patriots", and tomorrow they will shout "Down with the bloody Putin regime" ...
    2. Walking
      Walking 3 January 2016 13: 57
      +7
      Quote: Aleksander
      And Pikul wrote entertaining literature on historical topics, assuming quite many lies. And “War and Peace” is a mandatory book ...


      There is also a lot of fiction in War and Peace. Or-lies (according to Grishkovets)?
      So, in passing to kick Pikul, an act of a true "intellectual". negative


      After all, Pikul will not be able to answer.
      Pikulya read everything like something, something not, but he heard about Grishkovets for the first time.
    3. SevaNikolaev
      SevaNikolaev 4 January 2016 21: 27
      +2
      Yesterday a redneck from under the gateway, today "intellectual", what tomorrow? You are right, this "intellectual" smells bad, I want to return it to reality for Valentin Savvovich.
  23. Former battalion commander
    Former battalion commander 3 January 2016 11: 44
    +2
    This smart little Jew (or half-Ukrainian?). At first he destroyed his (?) Big homeland for the sake of "European" ideals, now he is smart and already these European ideals are "not right" for him ... The verbal blizzard does not breathe ... he, that this squeak is one hell ... manure ... don't give a damn and forget ...
  24. pts-m
    pts-m 3 January 2016 11: 47
    0
    in my opinion, each person, by virtue of his education and age, looks at the events that happen in his own way. And already at an advanced age, arguing with myself, which I could have done differently, but life is short in relation to events flashing past us at cosmic speed. and such thinking.
  25. denis6064
    denis6064 3 January 2016 11: 54
    0
    In many respects I agree with Grishkovets. As for Pikul, after reading "Unclean Power", there was a feeling of filth poured on himself, just some kind of yellow press. I can get rid of the dislike of the author.
  26. uragan114
    uragan114 3 January 2016 11: 54
    +3
    "Any person who is in a state of anger - he is always sure that he is right. Another thing is that anger is dark, it stuns and blinds a person or, on the contrary, distorts and sharpens his vision, giving an inadequate picture of the world ... "

    Straight Master Jidai from Star Wars
  27. free
    free 3 January 2016 13: 31
    +2
    Once we made renovations at our place, we wanted that if not in the stairwell and on the street, then at least there would be Europe in the apartment, even in Kemerovo and Irkutsk.

    this is what, I never wanted this, and now, looking at Europe, I understand that I was right. In RUSSIA there should be RUSSIA everywhere, if you want Europe to go to Europe, and you don’t have to speak for everyone, article minus, article rubbish.
  28. avva2012
    avva2012 3 January 2016 13: 34
    +5
    What now, should any Jew be afraid of any German or anyone who speaks German?

    Rather, "any Jew" should be afraid who speaks Ukrainian or Latvian, or Lithuanian. All together, these Europeans killed quite a few Jews, Russians, Belarusians, Ukrainians. And, if the Germans were previously brainwashed for about ten years, "about the greatness of the nation," then these people went to the executioners squealing with happiness.
    My literature is not entertaining; I have never made such an attempt.

    Is she literature? Suddenly. If all the good storytellers considered themselves to be writers, then who would be standing at the loom and baking bread?
    And now we have a long period of non-reading - I can only re-read some books, opening new depths in them.

    Apparently re-read their.
    Thinking, feeling, experiencing and suffering from what is happening, a person in Russia is looking for answers to questions to himself. And the same thinking, feeling and wonderful Ukrainians - they have all the questions for us so far.

    "Beautiful Ukrainians", let them first think about how many children, women, and old people they killed in Novorossiya. How they now differ from the "beautiful Germans" who lived in certain years of the twentieth century.
    When I arrived in Berlin in the 90 year, as a Jew oppressed in Russia, I was settled on the Red Cross to live with two Moroccans - it was very European. Their hopes came true - I returned home.

    Oppressed jew! Who, I want to ask, then oppressed him? KGB? Porch neighbor?
    Another scream of an intellectual. A man who knows nothing, does not know. But, here it is, we teach life. Dogophile .....
    1. SevaNikolaev
      SevaNikolaev 4 January 2016 21: 50
      0
      That's for sure, Jewish Jewish whining ...
  29. Algetxnumx
    Algetxnumx 3 January 2016 13: 38
    +2
    Quote: MIKHALYCHXNNX
    . And here I would add to his words:

    At the very bull's eye, at the very center, at the very core. This is now needed on every banner, on every banner, in every city, in every village, so that everyone knows who is trying to teach us life. I would put 1000 + if I could. Thank you .
  30. silberwolf88
    silberwolf88 3 January 2016 14: 10
    -2
    A very good thoughtful article ... this is the man whom (despite Jewish / Ukrainian roots) can be called a Russian intellectual ... reasoning is accurate and calm ... without drooling and unnecessary phrases ... For such a vision with two hands.
  31. Denis Skiff
    Denis Skiff 3 January 2016 15: 38
    0
    idiot merkel
    Yes? Does the majority know this?
  32. Captain45
    Captain45 3 January 2016 18: 25
    +3
    Quote: Proxima
    In vain, of course, he said so about Pikul. He is certainly not an indisputable writer, but he undoubtedly had talented works, for example "Favorite", "Battle of the Iron Chancellors". There were, in my opinion, disastrous ones - "Three Ages of Akini-San". Of course, no one compares him with Tolstoy. One gets the impression that Grishkovets has no idea what kind of low-level community the current youth are reading

    Quote: Homo
    In vain you are so about Grishkovets. He has the right to his opinion and does not impose it on anyone. He just honestly and openly talks about what he thinks. For example, you like Olivier and your neighbor doesn’t, but this does not mean that the neighbor is wrong.

    I confess honestly, I heard a lot about Grishkovets, but I am very badly familiar with his work. I was somewhat surprised by another thing: I happened to read a collection of M. Weller's essays and now, interestingly, Weller lives in Estonia, Grishkovets is a frequent guest in Latvia and confesses his love to her Well, this is his own business. Interestingly, both Weller in their essays and Grishkovets treat the work of V.S. Pikul equally badly. And now I have a question - is the air of the Baltic states so affecting the minds of writers that they disapprove of creativity I can still understand the Balts, Pikul in his novels "Word and Deed", "Pen and Sword", and in "Moonsund" showed the Baltic nobility and barony, well, to put it mildly, not from the best side in terms of the attitude of the Baltic nobles to The Russian Empire. And Weller and Grishkovets are now also singing along with them, so that they would not be deprived of visas and the opportunity to visit the Baltic states? If this is so and I am right in my reasoning, then these two are not writers-engineers of souls, just corrupt women who agree to everything for a warm place for their buttocks.
    1. avva2012
      avva2012 3 January 2016 18: 35
      +2
      Another interesting fact is that both Weller in his essay and Grishkovets are equally ill-disposed towards the work of V.S.Pikul.
      Yes interesting. And also Weller, somehow not really about A.S., Pushkin spoke out. Yes, and his humor is more like an evil satire. Grishkovets, may have taken into account that Weller pierced his statements on the latest events in Russia. And, so, they seem to be two pair boots in terms of Russophobia.
  33. Starley from the south
    Starley from the south 3 January 2016 21: 17
    0
    The article is interesting, original; you can agree, you can not. And about death ... I don’t think that thoughts of death make us worse. Perhaps this is more true for those sentenced to death. If you think about your future death calmly, philosophically ... this sensible person makes you lay down your life in such a way as to meet death with dignity, at the highest level. Perhaps death is the most important event in a person’s life, because the one born sooner or later dies, and what remains of a person after death after many, many years? His affairs. And this is true immortality. It turns out a paradox - there is no death!
  34. Ivanly
    Ivanly 4 January 2016 06: 27
    -2
    Yes, Evgeny Grishkovets says what all of us think. He was lucky ,,, his talent allows us to talk about sacramental feelings in public. Eugene is our contemporary, the bearer of moral values ​​of our era. Thanks to him.
    1. tasha
      tasha 4 January 2016 07: 12
      0
      "Feelings for show and thoughts for show are disgusting. It's indecent. I don't do either one or the other."
  35. hound
    hound 4 January 2016 11: 19
    0
    Quote: tasha
    If E. Girshkovets was so famous as he believes, then he would not have put on the work of Valentin Savvich Pikul with the publication of glossy magazines. Just out of respect for the person who consciously chose a difficult life path, just out of solidarity with a colleague in the writing profession, just out of politeness (V. Pikul died and has no way to answer Mr. Hirschkovets). So the statements of Mr. Hirschkovets regarding entertainment literature are cheap scandalous self-PR. I do not see any other interpretation.


    But it seems to me that it’s possible to write and talk about Pikul just like that - especially after his novel about Rasputin, where he himself didn’t pity people with mud, and there were a lot of lies there.
  36. Diviz
    Diviz 4 January 2016 15: 15
    0
    good that selfie. and what she does with Obama is Cucarachu.
  37. saltickov.
    saltickov. 5 January 2016 07: 59
    0
    Well done fellow countryman says clever words, hello from Kemerovo.
  38. solkhat
    solkhat 5 January 2016 18: 12
    0
    Pikul compared to what young people are reading now looks decent. Look at what the bookstores are littered with. Horror. I am grateful to Soviet education, I read and read classics (Tolstoy, Lermontov, Pushkin ..), I know the history of Russia. It's a pity for modern schoolchildren, school education Medvedev was frustrated, introduced the Unified State Examination, similar to the Western one. He dreamed of seeing slaves to grow up consumers as well.
  39. avebersek
    avebersek 5 January 2016 20: 23
    0
    About Pikul he shouldn't be like that, a good writer for his time, the spirit of patriotism is very strong in his works. Pikul is self-taught, without the Internet, he worked through archives, where he made a mistake, where he came up with something. But patriotism shines through all of his works. He made me study the history of Russia deeper. When did the "male knee" of the Romanovs break? Who then ruled us? What are Potemkin villages? And this is the one who is Sevastopol, Odessa, Feodosia, Kerch, etc. built.
  40. MahsusNazar
    MahsusNazar 6 January 2016 00: 53
    +1
    Damn, for the first time, I have not read to the end I want to speak. I’ll read everything, but I’ll say about Valentin Savvich Pikul. Grishkovets is a clown who managed to grow up about our life, and Pikul is a classic, who himself said that he writes fiction, which is not history. But Grishkovets still cannot figure out his preferences and views - a clown. Those who serve will understand.
  41. vlad-58
    vlad-58 6 January 2016 07: 53
    0
    Grishkovets is just an inexpensive clown, a kind of modern version of Chekhov, emotionally complex and reflective "Chekhov-educated", or even "educated" ...
    ... Lack of common - cultural! - education and general development - say, scientific knowledge, especially in the part of the sciences about society - strongly affects its "creativity"; he is popular - he is popular! - in a niche strictly assigned to him, in a certain environment ... of Europe, Klaipeda there ... in Tambov - it is very doubtful! ...
    I watched his performances, read his books ... nothing but regrets about wasted time ...