In this mesmerising, funny, chilling novel, the setting is a small town in the 1940s Midwest, the subject the heart of a wounded and ferociously moralistic young woman. When She Was still a child, Lucy Nelson had her alcoholic failure of a father thrown in jail. Ever since then she has been trying to reform the men around her, even if that ultimately means destroying herself in the process. With his unerring portraits of Lucy and her hapless, childlike husband, Roy, Roth has created an..
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Previously published as The Imperfect Tense ''When I was young the war started. When I was young my father was a soldier. When I was young I moved to the..Купить Описание
Between 1929 and 1935 Evelyn Waugh travelled widely and wrote four books about his experiences. In this collection he writes, with his customary wit and..Купить Описание
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Es lauft nicht rund fur Paul. Verliebt in Iris - aber eine Tochter mit ihrer Schwester. Paul will fur Mutter und Kind da sein, steht aber in der..Купить Описание
Jennifer Hunter can supply the ultimate test. She runs a company which specialises in conducting fidelity inspections for those who suspect their loved ones..Купить Описание