A Zoo in My Luggage is Gerald Durrell''s account of his attempt to set up his own zoo, after years spent gathering animals for other zoos. Journeying to Cameroon, he and his wife collected numerous mammals, birds and reptiles, including Cholmondely the chimpanzee and Bug-eyes the bushbaby. But their problems really began when they attempted to return with their exotic menagerie. Not only had they to get them safely home to Britain but they also had to find somewhere able and - most of all -..
In a Free State is set in Africa, in a place like Uganda or Rwanda, and its two main characters are English. They had once found liberation in Africa. But now Africa is going sour..В корзину Подробнее
The first of the Sherlock Holmes stories, this was also the first of Conan Doyle''s books to be published. In this fascinating and exciting tale, the two towering creations of..В корзину Описание
London, the week before Christmas, 2007. Seven wintry days to track the lives of seven characters: a hedge fund manager trying to bring off the biggest trade of his career; a..Описание
A Week in December is Sebastian Faulks''s first wholly contemporary novel. Set in London, it''s a brilliant social satire, structured like a thriller, that takes place over the..Подробнее
Four members of the Coverdale family - George, Jacqueline, Melinda and Giles - died in the space of fifteen minutes on the 14th February, St Valentine''s Day. Eunice Parchman,..Описание