Skakov Bekzhan Fin111
Book Review: “Empire of the angels” Bernard Werber
Werber's book belongs to a genre of "images beyond the grave", in it the adventures of main character Michel Ponson which have happened after his death on the first page of the novel are described. Bernard Werber's ideas of afterlife are very peculiar and very far from the religious. For the achievements in antecedents his hero Ponson can return on Earth as Great Devoted, or to become a guardian angel of three newborn earthlings and to help them to pass adequately a terrestrial way. History of comprehension of a next world Michel, his communication with the instructor an angel of the highest category Edmond Wells intertwine with history of life of these three earthlings: the French boy Jacques Nemro who became a writer; the beautiful girl Afro-American of Venus Sheridan who won the title "Miss Universe" and has become the actress; and also the Russian boy Igor Chekhov who being at war in Chechnya and has committed suicide. These subject lines are supplemented with remarks of street polls, and extensive inserts from "The encyclopedia of relative and absolute knowledge" which writes and through the medium the highest angel Edmond Wells transfers to the earth. Besides, all adventures of angels in a next world are awfully tightened: flights to other Universes, fight of angels with restless souls – all this is written absolutely primitively. Only that entertains it Marilyn Monroe's angel who keeps the company to the hero a little. In general, after reading of the novel of impression there were most inconsistent. Certainly, this book forces to peer at the life, to think of the unrealized opportunities, about the share of responsibility, of the future and of the eternal. But, the classic, in my opinion, differs from best-sellers versatility. And Werber's book – the typical best-seller. It is possible to reflect after it, and there is no wish to re-read. "The encyclopedia of relative and...
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