In these three sea Stories, based on his own experience, Conrad invests his portraits of mundane ships and their crews with epic qualities of fortitude and courage in the face of overwhelming natural odds. At the same time, he probes the psychological condition of men together and under pressure with the greatest delicacy, raising the adventure story to the level of high art. The supreme poet of the sailor''s life, Conrad here establishes his reputation as a master storyteller. With an..
Other Stories and Other Stories is a stunning collection of short stories from Ali Smith. Individually lucid and luminous, these formally inventive and..Купить Подробнее
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Maugham takes us from England to France, to Chicago and to the beautiful island of Tahiti. Roger Charing is engaged to marry Ruth, but he changes his mind...Купить Описание
This collection of Chekhov''s finest early writing reveals a young writer mastering the art of the short story. The Steppe'', which established his reputation,..Купить Описание