January 25, the whole world celebrates a birthdayFamous English writer Virginia Woolf. In honor of this date, we show you the house in which she lived. And also another 8 houses of other famous foreign writers. Perhaps, it is interesting for every creative person to look at houses in which inspiration came to the most famous foreign writers - recognized classics and popular contemporary authors. We offer you a selection of houses of nine famous writers. It was in these mansions that works were produced, with which millions are read.
House of Virginia Woolf
In this cottage in East Sussex (England)Virginia Woolf, familiar to a wide audience including the story "Haunted House", lived with her husband from 1919 until her untimely death in 1941. Here the writer worked on the novels "Mrs. Dalloway", "On the lighthouse" and other famous works of his.
Mark Twain's House
The legendary adventures of Tom Sawyer wereInvented and described in this kind of house, located in Connecticut (USA). Mark Twain lived here in 1874-1891. The plan for the building of the house Twain ordered an architect from New York, but many of his features and details came up personally. The project required significant funds, which the writer did not have. Fortunately, at that time the publishing company published the book "The Prosts Abroad", and the income earned allowed Mark Twain to build the house exactly as he wanted it to be.
William Faulkner House
In this house an American writer, a laureateThe Nobel Prize for Literature William Faulkner moved to the 1930s. The mansion in Mississippi (USA) was purchased with money received for the publication of a series of short stories. In 1962 (six years after Faulkner's death) the house was declared a national historical monument of the United States.
George Orwell's house
The most famous of his novel, the anti-utopia "1984"George Orwell wrote in this house in Scotland. Here he moved in 1946 with his son, and although the writer's health rapidly deteriorated, Orwell managed to complete his most successful work.
House of Ernest Hemingway
Immediately after the novel was published"Farewell to Arms!", Ernest Hemingway moved to this house in Florida (USA). Here were written stories "Snow Kilimanjaro", "Short-lived happiness of Francis Macomber", the novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and many other works. Currently, the Hemingway House has the status of a monument to the literary heritage. Hemingway lived here only nine years, but 70 percent of the works created by him fall precisely on this nine-year period, which has become the most "fertile" in his entire life.
House of Nathaniel Hawthorne
This house in colonial style, located inMassachusetts (USA), Nathaniel Hawthorne purchased in 1852. Here were written many works of the late period of the writer's work. Since 1962, the mansion is considered a national historical monument of the United States. Opinion of the Editorial Board: - Note how different houses were chosen by famous writers in order to live and create. Every creative genius is unique - it is not surprising that it requires a unique atmosphere. However, there is something in common in these mansions: they are all quite spacious and are located in scenic locations, surrounded by lush greenery. Who knows, maybe, spaciousness and unity with nature can be considered as favorable for the development of talent as a writer. Agree, it is interesting not only to see the houses, where the writer lived for many decades ago, but also to "look in the visitors" to our contemporaries with you. We offer a look with one eye on Stephen King's home, Dzhoan Rouling and E. L. Dzheyms. The novels of these authors in millions of copies and successfully screen adaptations, and the creators of more than one year hold leading positions in the rankings of the most popular contemporary writers.
Stephen King's House
Victorian estate of the famous AmericanWriter Stephen King is in the city of Bangor, Maine, USA. In general, the house of the "king of horrors" would look quite ordinary, if not forged figures that adorn the gates. Perhaps, only they hint at the genre in which Stephen King writes. By the way, the author is in the top 10 of the richest American writers by the version of Forbes.
Joan Rowling House
World-famous writer - author of books aboutHarry Potter - now owns several houses. One of them is located in Tasmania (Australia). Joanne Rowling, steadily occupying leading positions in all kinds of ratings of wealthy writers, has purchased this house for 11 million dollars. It has seven bedrooms, three guest rooms, a living room, a dining room, a gym, three bathrooms and a residential wing for the staff. In the courtyard there is a tennis court and a swimming pool. But in this house, Joan Rowling wrote the very sameA famous story about Harry Potter, a boy with a scar. In 2012, the mansion in Edinburgh was sold to a Scottish businessman, the amount of the deal was not disclosed.
EL EL James House
The popularity of the trilogy "50 shades of gray" someOutrages, excites others, but, of course, does not leave indifferent. The bestselling author, known as EL James, recently showed the world her home in London, where she lives with her husband and children. Perhaps, apparently the house may seem a little gloomy, but the interior is very light, cozy and cheerful. The mansion has a kitchen, a living room with a fireplace, a small reading room and several rooms of family members. In addition, the house is a personal cabinet of the writer and a swimming pool with a terrace. Architecturaldigest.com, kid-book-museum.livejournal.com, lichnosti.net, hp-christmas.ru, hochu.ua