Up at the Villa tells the story of a beautiful woman who, though she could have chosen at will from the highly eligible men who courted her, gives herself to a comparative stranger and tragedy follows... The book proved to be one of the most popular books Somerset Maugham ever wrote. The Pearl is a timeless and unforgettable novel sensitively told in simple and beautiful language. It is the story of a fisherman who found a pearl beyond price. With the peal, he hoped to buy peace and..
Barry Gifford''s culminating work of fiction follows a man who leaves home and all that''s familiar, finds true love, loses it, and finds it again. His voyage is outward, among..Подробнее
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Mary Panton walls up her desires in a beautiful villa high up in the hills above Florence, as she calmly contemplates her disastrous marriage. But a single act of compassion..Описание