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Walter Scott (1771—1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, and playwright. Although he was an advocate and legal administrator by profession, Scott is most famous for his great literary works and activities in the Royal Highland Society. "Waverley; Or, Tis Sixty Years Since" is a historical novel, the author's first
Вы держите в руках уникальное репринтное издание книги Льюиса Кэролла "Алиса в Зазеркалье" на языке оригинала с потрясающими рисунками Джона Тенниела – первого художника, проиллюстрировавшего это произведение. Именно он придумал визуальные образы главных героев, которые впоследствии стали широко использоваться в кинематографе и мультипликации. Нечаянно провалившись через зеркало в мир шахмат
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 — 1930) was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. While being a gothic mystery novel, "Rodney Stone" contains so much more! This book has a fantastic coming-of-age story set in the world of boxing fights in England during the Napoleonic
Jack London was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. Michael, Brother of jerry tells the story of Irish terrier Michael, born in the Solomon
Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803—1873) was an English novelist, poet, playwright and politician. A lot of his works contributed to the early growth of the science fiction genre. "Leila: or The Siege of Granada" is a historical romance novel which is set in Granada, Spain at the end of the Middle Ages.
В романе описана жизнь и переживания трёх школьных друзей – Роберта Локампа, Готтфрида Ленца и Отто Кестера. Ужасы Первой мировой войны не покидают героев, оставаясь в памяти навсегда, однако именно война и фронт сплотили трёх товарищей, не утративших стремление к жизни и счастью. Адаптированный текст произведения снабжен лексико-грамматическим комментарием, а
John Harmon returns to England after years in exile to claim his inheritance: a great fortune and a beautiful young woman to whom he is betrothed, but has never met. When Harmon's body is pulled out of the Thames, all of London is fascinated by the mystery of the murdered
Jerome Klapka Jerome (1859—1927) was an English writer and humourist. An interesting and entertaining account of a life led in the literary circles of the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
Chance is narrated by Conrad's regular narrator, Charles Marlow, but is characterized by a complex, nested narrative in which different narrators take up the story at different points. The novel is also unusual among its author's works for its focus on a female character: the heroine, Flora de Barral. The
William Shakespeare (1564—1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, considered by many as the greatest English writer. Hundreds of specialists were able to translate his works into every major language, and most of the plays are performed more often than those of any other author. "Cymbeline" is a romantic
William Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. His best-known works are The Woman in White (1859), No Name (1862), Armadale (1866) and The Moonstone (1868). The last is considered the first modern English detective novel. Sister Rose is a part of After Dark.
Лучший способ учить иностранный язык – это читать художественное произведение, постепенно овладевая лексикой и грамматикой. Предлагаем учить английский язык вместе с одним из самых влиятельных писателей ХХ-го века – Говардом Филлипсом Лавкрафтом. В книгу вошли четыре рассказа из цикла "Мифы Ктулху" – "Ужас Данвича", "Цвет из иных миров", "Грезы в
Civil war rages between the native tribes of the Malay straits. Captain Tim Wingard sides with the Rajah Hassim. An English yacht blunders into this confusion and runs aground. When Wingard goes aboard to offer assistance, the crew gives him insolence, not gratitude. He prepares to leave…then sees a woman.
Jack London was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. "The Faith of Men" is a short story collection containing eight of Jack London's amazing
Paradise Regained recalls the earlier and more famous epic poem Paradise Lost by its title, its use of blank verse, and its progression through Christian history. However, this work deals primarily with the temptation of Christ as recounted in the Gospel of Luke.
Beatrice follows the story of the Welsh title character Beatrice Granger, a teacher, and the affair that takes place with an unhappily married man in the form of barrister Geoffrey Bingham. Trouble awaits, in the form of Bingham's wife Honoria (who's only interested in money and social climbing), Owen Da-vies
William Shakespeare (1564—1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, considered by many as the greatest English writer. Hundreds of specialists were able to translate his works into every major language, and most of the plays are performed more often than those of any other author. "The Merry Wives of
Daniel Defoe was an English trader, writer, pamphleteer and journalist. He is most famous for his novel "Robinson Crusoe", which is second only to the Bible in its number of translations. Captain Singleton recounts the tale of Bob Singleton, a man who goes to sea at the age of twelve,
Генри Джеймс – не только один из самых известных классиков мировой литературы, но и ярчайший представитель трансатлантической культуры рубежа XIX и XX веков. "Послы" – знаменитый психологический роман, который сам автор считал своим главным творческим свершением. Мистер Стрэзер приезжает в Париж, чтобы вырвать из "лап порока" своего друга Чэда. Но
Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. The Fallen Leaves novel follows the fortunes of four women, all in one way or another 'fallen leaves', who are linked by their relationships with the hero, Amelius Goldenheart, and also by secrets from the past.
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell was an English novelist, biographer, and short story writer. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of Victorian society, including the very poor, and are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature. Collected Tales I contains five stories,
The "Genius" is Theodore Dreiser's autobiographical novel about the turn-of-the-century art scene. It explores the multiple con licts between art and business, art and marriage, and between traditional and modern views of sexual morality. The "Genius" was deemed so shocking that its sale was immediately prohibited by the New York
Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814—1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic novels, one of the most influential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century. As an excellent example of a. Victorian mystery, "Guy Deverell" has everything you need: an old countryside manor house with a set of colorful characters
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811—1896) was an American abolitionist and author. She is best known for her novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin", which depicts the harsh conditions for enslaved African Americans. "Pink and White Tyranny" is a comedy of manners on the institution of marriage in the nineteenth century. The main character,