The Chicago World''s Fair of 1893 and its amazing "White City"was one of the wonders of the world. This is the incredible story of its realization, and of the two men whose fates it linked: one was an architect, the other a serial killer. The architect was Daniel H.Burnham, the driving force behind the White City, the massive, visionary landscape of white buildings set in a wonderland of canals and gardens. The killer was H.H.Holmes, a handsome doctor with striking blue eyes. He used the..
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As the First World War reaches its final year, an illicit love affair is beginning between a sixteen-year-old boy and a young woman married to a soldier at the..Купить Подробнее
Идея создать это издание возникла у филолога Ольги Тилкес, когда она впервые увидела рисунки Леона Стейнмеца, русского художника, уже давно живущего в..Купить Описание
In 1941, Richard Evans Schultes took a leave of absence from Harvard University and disappeared into the Northern Amazon of Colombia. The world’s leading..Купить Детально