14 curious data that you might not know about the world of literature
one.The longest book in the world is ‘In search of lost time’, by Marcel Proust. Escrito entre one908 y one922, ostenta el Guinness de los récords al libro más largo del mundo con sus 3.03one páginas.However, the ‘winner’ is Artamène Ou Le GrandCyrus, published in the seventeenth century. one3,095 páginas de nada, contenidas en one0 volúmenes.
2.Winnie The Pooh, Mrs Piggle-Wiggle and the Hobbit were written by their respective authors as children's stories for their children.Nothing to see the first with the last one, the truth.
3.The world's best -selling novel is the Quixote, by Miguel deCervantes, which has sold more than 500 million copies.The best -selling book in the world is the Bible.
4.The most expensive book in the world is a copy of the Leicester, by Leonardo Davinci.It was paid for him 30.8 millones de dólares, y el afortunado comprador fue Bill Gates, en one994.
5.Ernest Hemingway hated the cover of the Great Gatsby, of F.Scott Fitzgerald, y así lo dejó escrito en sus memorias, publicadas en one964.To his surprise, Fitzgerald basically told him that "you can't judge a book on its cover".
6.Do you know the name of the Frankenstein monster?No, it's not Frankenstein, although many think it is.He is never given a name within the novel, although during a public reading, Mary Shelley referred to him as "Adam".
7.The most coveted book of the Harry Potter saga is, curiously, Beedle's stories, the bard.Seven copies are sought specifically that the author of the saga, J.K.Rowling, wrote by hand, and whose covers have embedded jewels.Six of these copies belong to part of the Rowling team and the seventh was auctioned, getting a whopping 4 million dollars, destined entirely to a Romania orphanage.
8. El libroFarenheit 45one , de Ray Bradbury, debe su título a la temperatura en la que las páginas de un libro arde.The book tells the story of a firefighter who burns prohibited books because they are the cause of discord and suffering in a western civilization enslaved by the media.
9.The character that has been played by more actors has been Sherlock Holmes.Ian McKellen, Buster Keaton, PeterCushing, Roger Moore,Christopher Plummer, MichaelCaine,Charlton Heston, Jeremy Irons, Rupert Everett, BenedictCumberbatch or Robert Downey Jr., among others. 2one, solo en pantalla.
one0. En one955, solo una editorial estaba dispuesta a publicar Lolita , de Vladimir Nabokov, ya que la novela había sembrado la polémica en los círculos literarios.Only after becoming a success in the United States, G.P, Putnam changed my mind about publishing it.
oneone. La primera novela escrita fueLa Historia de Genji, de la japonesa Murasaki Shibiku, en one008.
one2.C.S.Lewis and J..R.R.Tolkien were best friends. Es más, el protagonista de Más Allá del Planeta Silencioso (one938) está inspirado en Tolkien.
one3. Hasta su fallecimiento en 20one4, Gabriel García Márquez siempre se negó a que adaptaranCien años de soledad al cine, y desautorizó toda adaptación audiovisual de su obra maestra.According to the writer, he was afraid to choose "someone like Robert Redford" as the protagonist.However, we will see an adaptation, by the hand of their children, Gonzalo and Rodrigo, who have allied with Netflix for this next version.
one4.Como matar a un ruiseñor es la primera y única novela de la escritora Harper Lee, que ganó un premio Pulitzer y se pasó 88 semanas en el número uno en las listas de más vendidos.Go and put a sentry, its alleged and expected sequel published after the death of the writer is actually a draft of the first.