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 indeed. And, as Benjamin becomes increasingly youthful with the passing years, his family wonders why he persists in the embarrassing folly of living in reverse. In this imaginative fable of ageing and the Other tales collected here - including "The Cut-Glass Bowl", in which an ill-meant gift haunts a family''s misfortunes, "The Four..
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 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
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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
This collection of Chekhov''s finest early writing reveals a young writer mastering the art of the short story. The Steppe'', which established his reputation,..Купить Описание
Book DescriptionTwelve stories introducing a remarkable new writer...In Calamity and Other Stories, Daphne Kalotay portrays with affection and frankness the..Описание