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..
The individuals who live within this extraordinary first novel are: Regan and William Hamilton-Sweeney, estranged heirs to one of the city''s largest fortunes; Keith and Mercer,..Подробнее
When Andrea first sets foot in the plush Manhattan offices of Runway she knows nothing. She''s never heard of the world''s most fashionable magazine, or its feared and..В корзину Описание
It is 1943 - the height of the Second World War. With the men away at the front, Berlin has become a city of women. On the surface, Sigrid Schroder is the model German soldier''s..Подробнее
Недовольный всем, что вышло из-под его пера, Алессандро Барикко погрузился в современность и освоил профессию градостроителя. Так возник "City" - роман-город, с кварталами -..В корзину Описание