The Queen of Spades, one of his most popular and chilling short stories, tells of an inveterate card player who develops a dangerous obsession with the secret of an old lady''s luck, which he believes will bring him the wealth he craves. The Negro of Peter the Great, a story based on the life Pushkin''s own great-grandfather, is a vivid depiction - and criticism - of both French and Russian society, while Dubrovsky is the Byronic tale of a dispossessed young officer. The Captain''s Daughter..
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James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American..В корзину Описание
In six darkly comic tales, Saul Bellow presents the human experience in all its preposterousness, poignancy, and pathos. In the title story, a professor well-known for his wit..В корзину Описание
Lord Arthur Savile''s Crime and Other Stories, a much acclaimed collection of short semi-comic mystery stories, was first published in 1891.It includes: Lord Arthur Savile''s..В корзину Описание