Alexander Ermak is a journalist, writer and playwright; author of short stories, novels, plays and nonfiction. He was born in Novosibirsk. Studied journalism at Lomonosov Moscow State University. Lives and works in Moscow.
Finalist of A. Barsukov's Short Story Contest and the Premiere International Playwrighting Contest. Award-winner of the playwrighting contests From the Web onto the Stage and Personality.
Ермак Александр Николаевич родился в Новосибирске. Окончил факультет журналистики МГУ им. Ломоносова и «Комсомольскую правду». Прозаик и драматург. Финалист конкурса коротких рассказов им. А.Барсукова и международного драматургического конкурса «Премьера». Победитель драматургических конкурсов «Из интернета на сцену» и «Человек».
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Alexander Ermak is a journalist, writer and playwright; author of short stories, novels, plays and nonfiction. Finalist of A. Barsukov's Short Story Contest and the "Premiere" International Playwrighting Contest . Award-winner of the playwrighting contests "From the Web onto the Stage" and "Personality".
• Have any other authors influenced your writing style?
Of course, there are a number of authors that influenced me. Russian writers is, first of all: M. Lermontov, A. Chekhov, Ilya Ehrenburg, from overseas: K. Vonnegut, G. Meyrink, S. Beckett...
Few housewives would encounter so many adventures within just a single day: kidnapping and rescue, seduction and fear, chases and shoot-outs on the ground and dogfights in the air. Yet the heroine breaks out of every predicament with her head held high, her body intact, her honour unsullied, as is the reader's expectation of quality light-hearted entertainment where the author's paradoxical sense of humour keeps turning the situation on its head, sometimes literally.
Men are very private beings. They rarely share what that they really care about. Such is the nature of men: to survive and protect their families, they need to be strong, and, in particular, to look strong. Therefore, they do not cry in public, do not tell their friends and girlfriends about their emotional dramas. Yet they really want to be understood without words, accepted such as they are, with all their strengths and weaknesses.
Books in this series will help women understand men better, find the right approach to them, and be happy with them.
Men, particularly young men, often have, according to psychologists, an inadequate perception of women: either as harlots or as saints. Because of this, it can be difficult for men to combine these two views in the person of a particular woman that they are looking at…
This book will help women understand men better, find the right approach to them, and
be happy with them.
This book will help women understand men better, find the right approach to them, and be happy with them.
Physical and behavioral differences between men and women:
- a woman is more involved in verbal interaction (more talkative);
- a man is more prepared for action and competition;
- it is easier for a woman to deal with time and for a man to deal with space;
- men’s vision is more developed..