The legendary enchantment of Rip Van Winkle in the Kaatskill Mountains; the gruesome end of Ichabod Crane, who met the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow; the spectre bridegroom who turned out to be happily substantial; the pride of an English village and the come-uppance of the over-zealous Mountjoy - these witty, perceptive and captivating tales range from fantasy to romance.
Maugham takes us from England to France, to Chicago and to the beautiful island of Tahiti. Roger Charing is engaged to marry Ruth, but he changes his mind. We read how he makes..В корзину Подробнее
This collection of Chekhov''s finest early writing reveals a young writer mastering the art of the short story. The Steppe'', which established his reputation, is the..Описание
Other Stories and Other Stories is a stunning collection of short stories from Ali Smith. Individually lucid and luminous, these formally inventive and exquisite tales resonate..Описание
In these three sea stories, based on his own experience, Conrad invests his portraits of mundane ships and their crews with epic qualities of fortitude and courage in the face of..В корзину Подробнее
An important stylistic force in twentieth-century Russian literature, Boris Pilnyak never shied from controversy. His incendiary stories melded sexual themes with his doubts about..Описание