"The Great Railway Bazaar" is Paul Theroux''s account of his epic journey by rail through Asia. Filled with evocative names of legendary train routes - the Direct-Orient Express, the Khyber Pass Local, the Delhi Mail from Jaipur, the Golden Arrow to Kuala Lumpur, the Hikari Super Express to Kyoto and the Trans-Siberian Express - it describes the many places, cultures, sights and sounds he experienced and the fascinating people he met. Here he overhears snippets of chat and occasional..
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The Comedies with introductions by Judith Buchanan. These comedies are among the best loved of Shakespeare''s plays. In each a problem emerges, is then intensified to a point..В корзину Описание
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