So writes Graham Greene, describing his childhood love of reading and how it grew into a passion for writing. Collected Essays contains nearly eighty essays, reviews and occasional pieces composed between novels, plays and travel books over four prolific decades. From Henry James and Somerset Maugham to Ho Chi Minh and Kim Philby, the range of subjects is eclectic and stimulating, and the characters -writers, priests, explorers - are brought vividly to life. Collected Essays is as revealing..
In the inaugural volume of its collected edition of Miller''s plays, The Library of America gathers the works from the 1940s and 1950s that electrified..Купить Подробнее
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..Купить Детально
In "The Basement Room" a small boy witnesses an event that blights his whole life. Like the other stories in this book (written between 1929 and 1954), it..Купить Описание
Isaac Bashevis Singer?s work explores humanity in all of its guises. This collection of forty-seven short stories, selected by Singer himself from across the..Купить Подробнее
This final classic collection reveals Somerset Maugham''s unique talent for exposing and exploring the bitter realities of human relationships in tales of..Купить Описание
Arthur Miller was not only one of America''s most important playwrights of the 20th century, but he was also one of its most influential literary, cultural,..Купить Детально