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,..
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..Описание
"A man went to knock at the king''s door and said, Give me a boat. The king''s house had many other doors, but this was the door for petitions. Since the king spent all his time..Описание
While Afghan warlord Ahmed Shah Abdali plunders 18th century Delhi, a wandering storyteller fleeing the carnage happens across an isolated casbah a day''s ride from the city. When..Подробнее
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