The epic journey of Odysseus, the hero of Ancient Greece? After ten years of war, Odysseus turns his back on Troy and sets sail for home. But his voyage takes another ten years and he must face many dangers ? Polyphemus the greedy one-eyed giant, Scylla the six-headed sea monster and even the wrath of the gods themselves ? before he is reunited with his wife and son.
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
Author, dramatist and satirist, Nikolay Gogol (1809-52) deeply influenced later Russian literature with his powerful depictions of a society dominated by petty..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 Описание
The four stories selected here represent Tolstoy at his creative best, exploring in a specific and detailed way his characteristic themes: life understood as a..Купить Подробнее
This dual-language anthology presents fifteen compelling tales in a unique survey of twentieth-century Russian short fiction. Featuring the original Russian on..Купить Описание
Венецианский купец Антонио берет деньги в долг у Шейлока. Но ставка чрезвычайно высока. Антонио не возвращает в срок ссуженную ему сумму, и Шейлок настаивает..Купить Детально