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Books in Our Life

   Nowadays it's almost impossible to imagine our life without books. Perhaps, there are more books on our planet than men alive.
   Long before the invention of printing people valued books as treasure troves of the human knowledge and experience. Hand — written manuscripts took months of writing and were collected by and kept in monasteries with utmost care. We can distinguish books between three classes of them.
   Firstly, books on different branches of knowledge, works by brilliant minds of mankind. Secondly, textbooks, reference books and numerous dictionaries. And at last, books of all kinds and genres to read at leisure.
   Classics should be taken a little at a time. One's understanding of books by Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky, Mopassan and Balzak depends on one's age and experience.
   Serious books are to be read conscientiously and maybe more than once. To a thinking reader they will provide new food for thought every time he rereads it. Many people indulge in reading science fiction, fantasy or detective stories. Of course, there are some advantages and disadvantages of this kind of literature, often reffered to as «easy reading».
   As for me, good science fiction and fantasy develop imagination, logical thinking, broader one's outlook.
   The same could be said in favour of detective stories. They reveal such minute details of everyday life in this or that particular country that are of greatest interest for a curious reader. The masterpieces of this genre by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie and others, show the depths of psychological analysis, the insight into the human nature.
   As an old saying goes, man cannot live on bread alone. Books are the source of knowledge and the means of self — perfection. Sometimes it is difficult to solve some problems in life. I think that books can help us. Books must be our friends during all our life.

Книги в нашей жизни

   Сегодня почти невозможно представить нашу жизнь без книг. Наверное, на нашей планете больше книг, чем людей.
   До изобретения книгопечатания люди считали книги сокровищницей человеческого знания и опыта. Рукописи писались месяцами, собирались и хранились в монастырях с благоговением. Существует три типа книг.
   Прежде всего это книги различных отраслей знаний, работы блестящих умов человечества. Затем это учебники, справочники и множество словарей. И в конце концов? книги всех видов и жанров для чтения на досуге.
   Классику необходимо читать всякий раз не спеша. Понимание книг Толстого и Достоевского, Мопассана и Бальзака зависит от возраста и опыта.
   Серьезные книги должны читаться вдумчиво и, может быть, не один раз. Думающему читателю они дадут пищу для размышлений каждый раз, когда он перечитывает их. Многие люди увлекаются чтением фантастики, в том числе научной, или детективов. Конечно, есть свои преимущества и недостатки у этого вида литературы, относящегося к «легкому чтиву».
   На мой взгляд, хорошая фантастика развивает воображение, логическое мышление, расширяет кругозор.
   То же самое может быть сказано в защиту детективов. Они описывают такие мелкие детали повседневной жизни той или иной страны, которые очень интересны любопытному читателю. Шедевры этого жанра сэра Артура Конан Дойла, Агаты Кристи и других показывают глубины психологического анализа, проникновения в человеческую натуру.
   Как говорится в старой пословице, не хлебом единым жив человек. Книги — источник знания и средство самосовершенствования. Иногда очень трудно решить некоторые жизненные проблемы. Я думаю, что книги помогают нам в этом. Книги должны быть нашими друзьями на протяжении всей жизни.


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