Unsworth Barry

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01. Pascali's Island Читать →

Жанр: Историческая проза “A masterful tale of treachery and duplicity… Spellbinding.”-New York Times The year is 1908, the place, a small Greek island in the declining days of the crumbling Ottoman Empire. For twenty years Basil Pascali has spied on the people of his small community and secretly reported on…

02. The Ruby In Her Navel Читать →

Жанр: Историческая проза If one had the misfortune to be born in the 12th century, then Sicily was the place to be. The Normans had conquered the island, finding it effectively divided in two, inhabited partly by Arabs, partly by Greeks. From the outset, they had given both these communities major responsibility in the government. As well as…

03. The Songs of the Kings Читать →

Жанр: Социально-психологическая фантастика Provocative and subversive, Unsworth's new novel rewrites ancient history to show how a wily, ambitious and power-hungry man can distort the truth, convince the masses to support him and incite his country to wage war. It's an audacious blending of myth with sharp contemporary resonance. The setting is Aulis in 1260 B.C., where unfavorable winds…