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It's Jules Verne's Birthday!

It's Jules Verne's Birthday!

Jules Verne was born in Nantes, France. Verne became a popular author of science fiction stories, pioneering the genre along with British author H.G. Wells.  

G. Akella

G. Akella

Akella has been my game nickname for almost 17 years. My love affair with the MMORPG genre began with Ultima Online, and I played WoW from its release date. 

An interview with Alex Sapegin

An interview with Alex Sapegin

The author of the top-rated series “The Dragon Inside” Alex Sapegin from the far-away and cold Russian city Khabarovsk sends his greetings and best wishes to all of his readers!

An interview with Lina J. Potter

An interview with Lina J. Potter

Lina J. Potter is the author of “A Medieval Tale” series, chosen by LitWorld to be translated and presented to the English-speaking community. This book is based on the idea of women's rights and freedoms during the Medieval era, which is still a hot topic today. 

Russian fantasy writers pay a tribute to Ursula Le Guin

Russian fantasy writers pay a tribute to Ursula Le Guin

On the 22nd of January, the world lost the beloved fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin. Known mostly for her Earthsea fantasy series, she was a bright star of fantasy and science fiction. 

"Course of Dragons". How well do you know about dragons?

"Course of Dragons". How well do you know about dragons?

Do you think you know everything there is to know about dragons? Can you tell a Hungarian Horntail from the Swedish Short-Snout? Check your knowledge with our Dragonology test!

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know_test: <div>[question id="1"]</div><div>[ask]</div><div>1. What were the names of Daenerys Targaryen’s dragons?</div><div style="text-align: center; "><img src="/image/catalog/Drakonitest/1q-3.jpg" style="width: 570px;"><br></div><div>[/ask]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="1"]</div><div>[variant]A. Balerion, Drogon, Viserion[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Balerion the Black Dread was the biggest and the most terrible dragon in Vesteros history, he is superfluous here.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="2" status="true"]</div><div>[variant]B. Drogon, Rhaegal, Viserion[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Yes, sentimental Khaleesi called dragons by her dead husband and brothers’ names.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="3"]</div><div>[variant]C. Rhaegal, Drogon, Aegon[/variant]</div><div>[comment] There were many 'Aegons' in Targaryen dynasty, but none of them was a dragon.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="4"]</div><div>[variant]D. Viserion, Balerion, Aurion[/variant]</div><div>[comment]An absolutele miss, Viserion is the only Khaleesi’s dragon here.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div>[/question]<br></div><div><br></div><div>[question id="2"]</div><div></div><div>[ask]</div><div>2. Which Dragon was designed for Harry Potter in Triwizard Tournament?</div><div><img src="/image/catalog/Drakonitest/2qv.jpg" style="width: 674px;"></div><div>[/ask]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="1" status="true"]</div><div>[variant]A. Hungarian Horntail.[/variant]</div><div>[comment] Exactly! Harry faces the most dangerous one.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="2"]</div><div>[variant]B. Swedish Short-Snout. His snout might be short, but his mind is not.[/variant]</div><div>[comment] This dragon went up against Cedric Diggory[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="3"]</div><div>[variant]C. Common Welsh Green.[/variant]</div><div>[comment] He was gracefully and skillfully defeated by Fleur Delacour[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="4"]</div><div>[variant] D. Chinese Fireball.[/variant]</div><div>[comment] No doubts, it’s one of the dragons, but he was meant for Viktor Krum.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div>[/question]</div><div><br></div><div>[question id="3"]</div><div>[ask]</div><div>3. Who defeated Smaug in J. R. R. Tolkien's novel “The Hobbit”?</div><div style="text-align: center; "><img src="/image/catalog/Drakonitest/3q.jpg" style="width: 587px;"><br></div><div>[/ask]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="1"]</div><div>[variant]A. A home-loving hobbit Bilbo Baggins. Numerous legends were piled up about it.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Bilbo provoked the dragon, but didn’t take the risk to fight him.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="2"]</div><div>[variant]B. Thorin Oakenshield. This dragon is a worthy opponent for an heir of the Kingdom under the Mountain.[/variant]</div><div>[comment] No, this task is not for an honorable dwarf.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="3"]</div><div>[variant]C. Gandalf. Who else could handle it?[/variant]</div><div>[comment]At that moment Gandalf was far-away.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="4" status="true"]</div><div>[variant]D. Bard the Bowman – one shot and “fire and death” is defeated.[/variant]</div><div>[comment] Right, an arrow was shot into the only vulnerable spot on Smaug’s entire body.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div>[/question]<br></div><div><br></div><div>[question id="4"]</div><div>[ask]</div><div>4. What was the feature of the dragon’s breath from the novel “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro?</div><div style="text-align: center; "><img src="/image/catalog/Drakonitest/4q.png" style="width: 605px;"><br></div><div>[/ask]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="1"]</div><div>[variant]A. It paralyzed all living things.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Nope! It deleted memories.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="2"]</div><div>[variant]B. It dissolved a man.[/variant]</div><div>[comment] It dissolved memories but not a person.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="3" status="true"]</div><div>[variant]C. It deleted memories.[/variant]</div><div>[comment] Yes-- correct, and it is not the worst option for its victim.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="4"]</div><div>[variant]D. It turned people into snakes.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]That’s a bit too strange for a novel of a Nobel laureate.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div>[/question]</div><div><br></div><div>[question id="5"]</div><div>[ask]</div><div>5. How was a dragon summoned in Terry Pratchett’s “Guards! Guards!”</div><div style="text-align: center; "><img src="/image/catalog/Drakonitest/5q-2.jpg" style="width: 591px;"><br></div><div>[/ask]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="1"]</div><div>[variant]A. He was lured on a half-naked virgin princess.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]No way, Terry Pratchett wrote a humorous fantasy, not an erotic one![/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="2" status="true"]</div><div>[variant]B. By the spell from and old spellbook.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Yes… and just a little bit of stolen magic.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="3"]</div><div>[variant]C. By an ancient artefact.[/variant]</div><div>[comment] There were many artifacts in the Discworld, but not this time.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div> <div>[answer id="4"]</div><div>[variant]D. With the help of his distant relative — Draco vulgaris[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Have you seen Draco vulgaris? C'mon, who would be attracted by that?[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div>[/question]</div><div><br></div><div>[question id="6"]</div><div>[ask]</div><div>6. What helped Ged from “A Wizard of Earthsea” to defeat a giant dragon?</div><div style="text-align: center; "><img src="/image/catalog/Drakonitest/6q.jpg" style="width: 622px;"><br></div><div>[/ask]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="1" status="true"]</div><div>[variant]A. The power of knowledge.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Reading books and finding out dragons’ names might be useful.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="2"]</div><div>[variant]B. The power of the sword.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]It’s a “Wizard of Earthsea”, not a “Warrior of Earthsea”.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="3"]</div><div>[variant]C. The Moon Prism Power.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Anime fans, sorry, it’s the wrong test.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="4"]</div><div>[variant]D. The power of Love.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Still it’s not a romance fantasy novel.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div>[/question]</div><div><br></div><div>[question id="7"]</div><div>[ask]</div><div>7. Last dragons end their days in this country’s territory, according to pseudo-documentary film “The last dragon”.</div><div style="text-align: center; "><img src="/image/catalog/Drakonitest/7q.jpg" style="width: 639px;"><br></div><div>[/ask]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="1"]</div><div>[variant]A. Russia[/variant]</div><div>[comment]They were not able to reach our country.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="2"]</div><div>[variant]B. England[/variant]</div><div>[comment] May sound logical, but no.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="3"]</div><div>[variant]C. Greece[/variant]</div><div>[comment]There are many things in Greece -- except dragons.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="4" status="true"]</div><div>[variant]D. Romania[/variant]</div><div>[comment]The last of which were expelled here by humans.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div>[/question]</div><div><br></div><div>[question id="8"]</div><div>[ask]</div><div>8. What were dragons able to do in Anne McCaffrey's novel “Dragonflight”?</div><div style="text-align: center; "><img src="/image/catalog/Drakonitest/8q.jpg" style="width: 657px;"><br></div><div>[/ask]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="1"]</div><div>[variant]A. To turn stones into gold.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]That’d be great, but no.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="2"]</div><div>[variant]B. To hypnotize.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Too simple, free your imagination![/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="3" status="true"]</div><div>[variant]C. To time travel.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Yes, and to take people with them.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div><br></div><div>[answer id="4"]</div><div>[variant]D. That’s a trap! Firebreath was their only power.[/variant]</div><div>[comment]Sure, they were able to breathe with fire, but also they were able to do some more cool stuff.[/comment]</div><div>[/answer]</div><div>[/question]</div><div><br></div> <div>[score range="0-3"]</div><div>&nbsp; [resume]You are Samuel Vimes, preferring to admire dragons from a distance[/resume]</div><div><div style="text-align: center;"><div style="text-align: left;"><span style="text-align: center;">[comment]Congratulations on passing our Dragonology test! To immerse yourself more deeply in the fantasy world and begin to learn more about dragons, check out Alex Sapegin's book&nbsp;</span><a href="http://litworld.com/becoming-the-dragon" target="_blank" style="background-color: white; text-align: center;">"Becoming the Dragon"</a><span style="text-align: center;">.</span></div><div style="text-align: left;"><span style="text-align: center;"><br></span><span style="text-align: center;">Use the promo code "DragonTest" and get 20% off now![/comment]</span></div></div></div><div>[/score]</div><div><br></div><div>[score range="4-6"]</div><div>[resume]You are Bilbo Baggins. You may get to know dragons closer, but only when there’s no choice.[/resume]</div><div><span style="text-align: center;">[comment]Congratulations on passing our Dragonology test! To immerse yourself more deeply in the fantasy world and begin to learn more about dragons, check out Alex Sapegin's book </span><a href="http://litworld.com/becoming-the-dragon" target="_blank" style="text-align: center; background-color: white;">"Becoming the Dragon"</a><span style="text-align: center;">.</span></div><div><span style="text-align: center;"><br></span><span style="text-align: center;">Use the promo code "DragonTest" and get 20% off now![/comment]</span></div><div>[/score]</div><div><br></div><div>[score range="7-8"]</div><div>&nbsp;[resume]You are Charles Weasley, the real master of Dragonology. Dragons are like family to you.[/resume]</div><div><div style="text-align: center;"><div style="text-align: left;"><span style="text-align: center;">[comment]Congratulations on passing our Dragonology test! To immerse yourself more deeply in the fantasy world and begin to learn more about dragons, check out Alex Sapegin's book&nbsp;</span><a href="http://litworld.com/becoming-the-dragon" target="_blank" style="background-color: white; text-align: center;">"Becoming the Dragon"</a><span style="text-align: center;">.</span></div><div style="text-align: left;"><span style="text-align: center;"><br></span><span style="text-align: center;">Use the promo code "DragonTest" and get 20% off now![/comment]</span></div></div></div><div>[/score]</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div>[share provider="facebook"]</div><div>&nbsp; [description]I got the right answers {from} of {to}[/description]</div><div>[/share]</div><div><br></div><div>[share provider="twitter"]</div><div>&nbsp; [description]I got the right answers {from} of {to} {url} in @LitworldCLub test[/description]</div><div>[/share]</div><div><br></div><div>[share provider="pinterest"]</div><div>&nbsp; [description]I got the right answers {from} of {to} {url}[/description]</div><div>[/share]</div>
10 Unique Gifts for Book-Lovers

10 Unique Gifts for Book-Lovers

Have an introverted book-lover in your life? If you’re interested in impressing the thoughtful bookworm in your life, take a look at our favorite gifts for any literary-fanatic.

Want some action, magic and Dragons? Don’t we have the thing for you?

Want some action, magic and Dragons? Don’t we have the thing for you?

First chapter of the 2nd book "Dragon Inside" series is now available on our website.

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