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.
In 1983 the posthumous publication of this book - a collection of stories that depict, with astonishing power and grace, the world of Pancake''s native rural West Virginia -..Подробнее
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 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 Описание
This captivating collection of short stories, selected from works written during Chekhov''s prolific period, displays those qualities for which the Russian author and playwright..Подробнее
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