A masterpiece of world literature; the samurai saga of pride, romance, and warfare of medieval Japan. With a reflection on the fleeting nature of power and glory begins The Tale of the Heike, an epic from twelfth-century Japan. Comparable in stature to The Tale of Genji, The Tale of the Heike narrates with wit, energy, and compassion the stories of such unforgettable characters as the ruthless warlord Kiyomori, who dies still burning with such rage that water poured on him boils; Hotoke,..
Against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Dickens unfolds a masterpiece of drama, adventure, and courage featuring Charles Darnay, a man falsely accused of treason. He bears..Описание
The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one option: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like all dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation..Описание
A tale of two brothers is a dramatic representation of life: Its simplicity, complexity and perplexity as it is evidenced in the way and manner the twin brothers, Ifeanyi and..Подробнее
Horrifying tales of mystery, sickening madness and buried bodies by the master of the macabre.Описание