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..
Albinus, a respectable, middle-aged man and aspiring filmmaker, abandons his wife for a lover half his age: Margot, who wants to become a movie star herself...Купить Подробнее
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
Book DescriptionThe first book to provide a synthesising study of Russian writing about the Caucasus during the nineteenth-century age of empire-building.Купить Подробнее
From the author of "Notes from a Small Island" and "The Lost Continent" comes this humorous report on his walk along the Appalachian Trail. The Trail is the..Купить Описание
Book DescriptionA reconstruction of Fitzgerald''s planned volume of personal essays.Купить Детально