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..
When the young salesman Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning transformed into a monstrous insect, his shock and incomprehension are coupled with the panic of..Купить Подробнее
Book DescriptionTwelve stories introducing a remarkable new writer...In Calamity and Other Stories, Daphne Kalotay portrays with affection and frankness the..Описание
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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 Подробнее
In 1983 the posthumous publication of this book - a collection of stories that depict, with astonishing power and grace, the world of Pancake''s native rural..Купить Описание
Maugham takes us from England to France, to Chicago and to the beautiful island of Tahiti. Roger Charing is engaged to marry Ruth, but he changes his mind...Купить Описание