The stories in this collection move from Malaya to America and England, and include some of Maugham''s most famous tales: "Flotsam and Jetsam", the story of an old woman trapped for years in a loveless marriage, "The Man with the Scar" and "The Vessel of Wrath", a tale of the unexpected love that grows between a devout missionary nurse and a drunken reprobate. Maugham illustrates his characteristic wry perception of human foibles and his genius for evoking compelling drama from an acute..
Reflecting the variety of modern Spanish literature, these stories range from the sharp insights of Gabriel Garc?a Marquez''s "Mar?a dos Prazeres" to Isabel Allende''s powerful..Описание
Some of Jean Rhys''s most powerful writing is to be found in this rich, dark collection of her collected stories. Her fictional world is haunted by her own, painful memories: of..Описание
Henry James: Complete Stories 1898-1910, Volume 2Подробнее
This classic collection of stories moves from England, France and Spain to the silver sands of the South Pacific. It includes the famous story RAIN, the tragedy of a narrow-minded..Описание
Roald Dahl is one of the most popular writers of the modern age, effortlessly writing for children and adults alike. In this, the first of two volumes chronologically collecting..Описание