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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Full grown with a long, smoke-coloured beard, requiring the services of a cane and fonder of cigars than warm milk, Benjamin Button is a very curious baby..Купить Детально
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This collection of Dostoyevsky''s shorter fiction contains "Poor Folk", his first novella, together with a selection from his earlier short stories, "Mr..Купить Подробнее
Undoubtedly the world`s best-known fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, with his faithful sidekick, Dr. Watson, is the scourge of London`s underworld,..Купить Описание
In the title story - the inspiration for the major motion picture "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett - a baby born in..Купить Детально