When "Memoirs" was first published in 1975, it created quite a bit of turbulence in the media - though long self-identified as a gay man, Williams'' candour about his love life, sexual encounters, and drug use was found shocking in and of itself, and such revelations by America''s greatest living playwright were called "a raw display of private life" by "The New York Times Book Review". As it turns out, more than thirty years later, Williams'' look back at his life is not quite so scandalous..
Sherlock Holmes is back on the case in this collection of sparkling short stories. Not only does Sir Arthur Conan Doyle''s brilliant detective investigate a fascinating series of..Подробнее
''He was constantly harassed with the idea, that the next time he lifted his eyes, he would to a certainty see that face, the most repulsive to all his feelings of aught the earth..Описание
This is a seductive and evocative epic on an intimate scale, which tells the extraordinary story of a geisha girl. Summoning up more than twenty years of Japan''s most dramatic..Описание
"Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure", better known as "Fanny Hill", is one of the most notorious texts in English literature. As recently as 1963 an unexpurgated edition was the..Подробнее
"If I were assured of your eventual destruction I would, in the interests of the public, cheerfully accept my own".In The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, the consulting detective''s..Описание