Book DescriptionIn these disturbing, haunting, yet strangely beautiful Stories, The terrible carnage of the Middle East is rendered in unforgettable form. In "An Unwelcome Guest,"a young Jewish settler from New York plays a deadly game of backgammon with a ghostly old Arab while his pregnant wife sleeps unaware. In "The King of the King of Falafel,"a restaurant rivalry ends in apocalyptic violence. and in the brilliant, horrifying title story, a lonely shepherd wanders a broken no-man''s..
In the title story - the inspiration for the major motion picture "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett - a baby born in..Купить Подробнее
With his beloved Gothic tales, Washington Irving is said to have created the genre of the short story in America. Though Irving crafted many of the most..Купить Детально
The volume includes: ''Youth''; ''The Secret Sharer''; ''The Lagoon''; ''An Outpost of Progress''; ''Il Conde''; ''The Duel''. The intention is a range of..Купить Описание
The title story of this collection is about a man battling a mysterious illness. His family visit his bedside, their faces masks of concern. His colleagues pay..Купить Подробнее
Undoubtedly the world`s best-known fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, with his faithful sidekick, Dr. Watson, is the scourge of London`s underworld,..Купить Описание
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