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 1 860 begins life as an old man and proceeds to Age backward. F.Scott Fitzgerald hinted at this kind of inversion when he called his era "a generation grown up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in man shaken."Perhaps nowhere in American fiction has this "Lost Generation"been more vividly preserved than in..
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The Queen of Spades, one of his most popular and chilling short stories, tells of an inveterate card player who develops a dangerous obsession with the secret..Купить Детально
Full grown with a long, smoke-coloured beard, requiring the services of a cane and fonder of cigars than warm milk, Benjamin Button is a very curious baby..Купить Описание
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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 Детально