Rudyard Kipling has been described as "one of the few complete originals in English literature". In his last work, Something of Myself, he reflects on his life and the basis of his art. Yet paradoxically this ostensibly autobiographical work (as an early critic pointed out) actually discloses very little of himself. Thomas Pinney''s revealing edition now uncovers the extraordinary extent to which Kipling''s account of his life fails to match the biographical facts, in a series of selections,..
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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
Dickens''s classic A Christmas Carol has had significant influence on our ideas about the Christmas spirit, and the season as a time for celebration, charity, and memory. This..Подробнее
Jane Austen''s brilliant, hilarious - and often outrageous - early stories, sketches and pieces of nonsense, in a beautiful Penguin Classics clothbound edition. Jane Austen''s..Описание