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..
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..Подробнее
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This collection includes stories by established Italian literary figures such as Italo Calvino and Primo Levi as well as a new generation of writers. Aspects of Sicilian and..Описание