Interesting Life Books

Interesting Life Books

Interesting Life Books
With this bright Women's Day!At the end of the last century, they had no idea about the traffic rules in the capital: they didn’t recognize the right or left side, they drove as they wanted, grappled, tumbling … There was an unceasing noise all day and night. This story is from the book of Vladimir Alekseevich Gilyarovsky "Moscow and Muscovites", where he tells interesting stories about Moscow, about the life of people, in these stories you can find out the very old Moscow, which we will not be able to see unfortunately. The author vividly describes the meat and fish stalls of the Okhotny Ryad in the book, reveals the secrets of Neglinka, talks about what happened in the dens of Khitrovka, Kolosovka and Grachevka with dirty yards and dank “veils”, where life is penniless and love is for a penny … Author nicknamed by contemporaries “Uncle Gilyem”, a well-known journalist, in a lively and entertaining way, talks about the life and customs of old Moscow, bribing the authenticity and liveliness of portraits and descriptions, a sense of the momentary nature of what is happening and keeping in his essays a unique aro mate of that era. I am reading this book now, below are more stories from the book, I hope you like them, and also want to read and learn more about old Moscow. Between the actors there were, of course, a lot of gamblers and billiard players who were fasting in the billiard room of Savrasenkov restaurant on Tversky Boulevard, where a major game of interest was played. There were also provincial celebrities. Of these, two were especially famous: Mikhail Pavlovich Dokuchaev, a tragedian, and Egor Yegorovich Bystrov, also a wonderful actor who played all roles. Egor Bystrov, a professional player, knew how to beat and cheat anyone: he went with the verb “to deceive” …

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