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 bullet-riddled corpse and a missing inventor (not to mention the attentions of a beautiful young woman) force him out of retirement and back into business. Trying to make sense of false leads, suspicious alibis and mistaken identities, Nick and Nora are thrown into a world of gangsters, hoodlums and speakeasies, where..
This title is the winner of the Wolfson History Prize 2010 and the 2010 National Jewish Book Award for Biography. Ruth Harris writes beautifully and engagingly on a moment in..В корзину Подробнее
Гилберт Кит Честертон - один из классиков английской литературы XX века, известный своими яркими персонажами, тонким юмором и необычными сюжетами."Человек, который был Четвергом"..В корзину Описание
Includes the unabridged text of Joyce''s classic novel plus a complete study guide that helps readers gain a thorough understanding of the work''s content and context. The..В корзину Подробнее
Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. Man and Wife was Wilkie Collins'' ninth published novel, which social questions provide the main..В корзину Описание