Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett''s most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, "The Thin Man" is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners.
Wodehouse''s well-known gift for satisfying plots and comic surprises is evident on every page, but there are also signs of his debt to earlier writers in the realistic tradition...Подробнее
Ex-detective Nick Charles plans to spend a quiet Christmas holed up in a hotel suite with his glamorous wife Nora, their pet Schnauzer and a case of good Scotch. But then a..Описание
Book DescriptionWinner of the Nobel Prize for literature, Kipling drew upon his experiences in Anglo-Indian society for much of his fiction. This volume includes 5 of the..Описание
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. The Man in the Iron Mask sees D''Artagnan, Athos, Porthos and Aramis return to meet their..Подробнее
One cold January day the police are called to a sleepy little hamlet in the north of Sweden where they discover a savagely murdered man lying in the snow. As they begin their..Описание