Whether she''s writing about date rape or political adultery or writers from John Updike to Gillian Flynn, Mary Gaitskill reads her subjects deftly and aphoristically and moves beyond them to locate the deep currents of longing, ambition, perversity, and loneliness in the American unconscious. She shows us the transcendentalism of the Talking Heads, the melancholy of Bjork, the playfulness of artist Laurel Nakadate. She celebrates the clownish grandiosity and the poetry of Norman Mailer''s..
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Frederick, fifth Earl of Ickenham descends like a genial genie of the lamp on Blandings, restoring to his host the wonder pig that evil men had sought to steal..Купить Детально
You love the boy body and soul, plainly, directly, as he loves you .... Lucy has her rigid, middle-class life mapped out for her until she visits Florence with..Купить Описание
British social comedy examines a young heroine''s struggle against strait-laced Victorian attitudes as she rejects the man her family has encouraged her to..Купить Подробнее
This comic Fandangle has been described as Harold Pinter crashes into Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Kate, who is obsessed with shoes, is besieged by..Купить Описание
An absorbing novel about family, love and friendship from the bestselling author of Last Christmas. With four children, a Christmas cookbook to write, and her..Купить Детально