About friendship of famous writers
Some people believe that people of creative professions constantly compete and compete with each other. However, this is nothing more than a stereotype. Creative people just like everyone else, know how to make friends. But not all relationships pass the test of time, the glory, the joys and troubles. Why is it so rarely saw Ivan Bunin and Alexander Kuprin that upset friendship Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, was sorry about what Alexander Pushkin on his deathbed? This - in our today's review.
Alexander Pushkin - Ivan Leo
The friendship began in the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum, when they both were teenagers. They were always together, and even a day they did not have to communicate, so they kept him at night, despite the partition that separated their beds in the room. Sometimes Pushkin and Leo quarreled, what even appeared in a special journal comments on the behavior of pupils.
In 1820, the friends parted link to which for 5 years was sentenced Pushkin. The last time friends saw in 1825 in St Michael, and a year later Leo was sentenced to 20 years prison for participating in the uprising of the Decembrists. However, even on his deathbed, Alexander Pushkin lamented that next to him in a difficult moment was not Ivan Pushin and second friend of the poet - Ivan Malinowski.
Ivan Bunin - Alexander Kuprin
Introduction of two Russian writers was held in Odessa. They were both young and full of hope. Only Alexander Kuprin constantly doubted his abilities and sincerely afraid to start writing again after a long break.
Ivan Bunin was worth a lot of effort to make another return to the pen and paper. When he wrote the first story Bunin himself carried it to the publisher. The reason was simple: Kuprin terribly afraid of failure and found a lot of excuses not to go to the editor "Odessa news".
Ivan Bunin not only passed the story, but also procured an advance for a friend in need. Twenty-five rubles Alexander Kuprin immediately spent on new shoes, and then to a feast for two at the restaurant.
They did not bother mutual rivalry, they even somehow divided into two and the Pushkin Prize for a long time even joked about it. Bunin and Kuprin emigrated from Russia to France, settled in the same house. However, Alexander began to drink heavily and soon seriously ill. Kuprin later returned to Russia, where he died a year later. Ivan Bunin reproached himself for having in the past few years, another life is very rarely visited him, unable to see him so weak and sick.
Ernest Hemingway - F. Scott Fitzgerald
In 1925, in Paris, in one of the restaurants there were two young writer. Ernest Hemingway was then the little-known, but Fitzgerald was considered to have a promising and full of promise writer. The latter, being in considerable drunk, Hemingway offered to go with him to Lyon in the morning, the open car, abandoned in the city in the rain.
Travel thirst caused Ernest to accept, but the adventure began even before they both could imagine. Scott initially missed the train, and then did not get a telegram with the address of the hotel where he stopped his new friend. He found Hemingway's only one day of searching, when bypassed almost all hotels in Lyon.
The return journey was less enjoyable than they both thought. Riding in a car with a convertible in the rain brought a little fun. Writers were forced to stop under the trees. Parking brightened wine, which prudently took with them. As a result, Fitzgerald decided that he was fatally ill, and when the doctor was called in one of the roadside cafes, capricious and asked Hemingway to take care of his wife and child after his death.
Surprisingly, all these troubles have contributed to a rapprochement between Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. They were friends for many years, and diligently defended the interests of each other, each other mutually acquainted with influential people and renowned publishers. But over time, Fitzgerald's drinking upset their relationship. Scott drunk behaved quite indecently arranging scandals. After Scott had urinated on the doorstep of Hemingway, Ernest moved and asked not to report his new address to the former already a friend. Since then, they met very rarely.
Truman Capote - Harper Lee
Friendship of two American writers began in childhood. They grew up on the same street in Monroeville and were good friends in all endeavors of each other, whether it's mischief or campaign against a lawsuit that led the father of Harper Lee.
In the first novel by Truman Capote has a girl Idabel Tompkins, which if copied from the childhood friend of the writer. However, Harper Lee was not in debt, and its sensational novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" appeared Dill, very reminiscent of Truman Capote.
When Capote collecting material for an article in a creative journey with him and went to Harper Lee. However, as a result of the collected materials inspired writers to create a "cold-blooded murder," which became a bestseller.