Famously characterized as the story of two Dashwood sisters who embody the conflict between the oppressive nature of "civilized" society and the human desire for romantic passion, there is far more to this story of two daughters made homeless by the death of their father. Elinor, 19, and Marianne, 17, initially project the opposing roles with Elinor cautious and unassuming about romantic matters, while Marianne is wild and passionate when she falls hopelessly in love with the libertine Mr...
The author writes: "Franny came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by Zooey. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I''m..В корзину Подробнее
Sense and Sensibility was first published anonymously in 1811. The novel tells the story of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne, both of age to marry, following their life in a..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 is a fully annotated translation of the most complete text of Bulgakov''s exuberant comic masterpiece.A literary sensation from its first publication, The Master and..В корзину Подробнее
"Короли и капуста" (1904) - сборник авантюрно-юмористических новелл, действие которых происходит в Латинской Америке. Книга отличается занимательным сюжетом и парадоксальной..В корзину Описание