Книги в жанре «Классическая проза» (5218 книг)

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91. The Dwarf Читать →

Автор: The Dwarf is the acrid journal of a court freak, a twenty-six-inch-tall misanthrope whose name, Piccoline, is mentioned only once, in passing, by another character. Thereafter called the Dwarf, he offers a distorted perspective on the fortunes of the Italian city-state whose prince he serves. Though generally slighted by them as an insignificant retainer, the…

92. Dandelion Wine Читать →

Автор: World-renowned fantasist Ray Bradbury has on several occasions stepped outside the arenas of horror, fantasy, and science fiction. An unabashed romantic, his first novel in 1957 was basically a love letter to his childhood. (For those who want to undertake an even more evocative look at the dark side of youth, five years later the…

93. Something Wicked This Way Comes Читать →

Автор: A masterpiece of modern Gothic literature, Something Wicked This Way Comes is the memorable story of two boys, James Nightshade and William Halloway, and the evil that grips their small Midwestern town with the arrival of a ‘dark carnival’ one Autumn midnight. How these two innocents, both age 13, save the souls of the town…

94. The October Game Читать →

Автор: He put the gun back into the bureau drawer and shut the drawer. No, not that way. Louise wouldn't suffer. It was very important that this thing have, above all duration. Duration through imagination. How to prolong the suffering? How, first of all, to bring it about? Well. The man standing before the bedroom mirror…

95. Биплан Читать →

Автор: Чтобы убедиться в том, что время – не стрела, направленная в бесконечность, Ричард Бах предпринял захватывающее путешествие. «Биплан» – история этого перелета, который проходил наедине с собой, самолетом и небом, перелета, который стал для пилота путешествием-поиском, ведущим за границы повседневной обыденности.

96. The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Читать →

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97. El Criador De Gorilas Читать →

Автор: El criador de gorilas contiene quince cuentos escritos por encargo en los cuales se desarrollan anГ©cdotas del ambiente africano por medio de la leyenda y el mito.

98. El Juguete Rabioso Читать →

Автор: El juguete rabioso es la mГЎs autobiogrГЎfica de sus novelas. EstГЎ dividida en cuatro partes que muestran a su protagonista Silvio Astier en diferentes situaciones en las que fracasa sistemГЎticamente. En el primer capГ­tulo 'Los ladrones', Silvio forma un club con el objetivo de efectuar robos en el barrio, los intentos son frustrados y el…

99. A Mixture of Frailties Читать →

Автор: People who do not know Salterton call it dreamy and old-world. They say it is the place where Anglican clergymen go when they die. The real Saltertons, however, know that there is nothing quaint about the place at all. With its two cathedrals, its one university, and its native sons and daughters busily scheming for…

100. Fifth Business Читать →

Автор: Ramsay is a man twice born, a man who has returned from the hell of the battle-grave at Passchendaele in World War I decorated with the Victoria Cross and destined to be caught in a no man’s land where memory, history, and myth collide. As Ramsay tells his story, it begins to seem that from…

101. High Spirits: A Collection of Ghost Stories Читать →

Автор: Robertson Davies first hit upon the notion of writing ghost stories when he joined the University of Toronto’s Massey College as a Master. Wishing to provide entertainment at the College’s Gaudy Night, the annual Christmas party, Professor Davies created a “spooky story,” which he read aloud to the gathering. That story, “Revelation from a Smoky…

102. Leaven of Malice Читать →

Автор: People who do not know Salterton call it dreamy and old-world. They say it is the place where Anglican clergymen go when they die. The real Saltertons, however, know that there is nothing quaint about the place at all. With its two cathedrals, its one university, and its native sons and daughters busily scheming for…

103. Tempest Tost Читать →

Автор: People who do not know Salterton call it dreamy and old-world. They say it is the place where Anglican clergymen go when they die. The real Saltertons, however, know that there is nothing quaint about the place at all. With its two cathedrals, its one university, and its native sons and daughters busily scheming for…

104. The Lyre of Orpheus Читать →

Автор: The Cornish Foundation is thriving under the directorship of Arthur Cornish when Arthur and his beguiling wife, Maria Theotoky, decide to underetake a project worthy of Francis Cornish, whose vast fortune endows the Foundation. The remarkably unattractive, extraordinarily talented music student Hulda Schnakenburg is commissioned to complete E.T.A. Hoffmann’s unfinished opera Arthur of Britain, or…

105. The Manticore Читать →

Автор: Hailed by the Washington Post Book World as “a modern classic,” Robertson Davies’s acclaimed Deptford Trilogy is a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived series of novels, around which a mysterious death is woven. The Manticore—the second book in the series after Fifth Business—follows David Staunton, a man pleased with his success but haunted by his relationship…

106. The Rebel Angels Читать →

Автор: Robertson Davies uses his magical touch to weave together the destinies of this remarkable cast of characters, creating a wise and witty portrait of love, murder, and scholarship at a modern university.

107. What’s Bred in the Bone Читать →

Автор: Francis Cornish was always good at keeping secrets. From the well-hidden family secret of his childhood to his mysterious encounters with a small-town embalmer, a master art restorer, a Bavarian countess, and various masters of espionage, the events in Francis’s life were not always what they seemed. …

108. World of Wonders Читать →

Автор: This story of Magnus Eisengrim, master illusionist, the most illustrious magician of his age, has been called “a spectacular, soaring work, an astounding tour de force unequaled in recent literature.” World of Wonders is the final volume in Robertson Davies’s celebrated Deptford Trilogy, which began with Fifth Business and The Manticore.

109. EstaciГіn. Ida y vuelta Читать →

Автор: EstaciГіn… muestra ya en todo su esplendor las mГЎs brillantes facetas del talento de Rosa Chacel: la capacidad de reflexiГіn -muy orteguiana tambiГ©n- sobre conceptos o actitudes (vГ©ase por ejemplo el hermoso pГЎrrafo que empieza: 'Es cobarde temer las sorpresas'), y la emociГіn y belleza en las descripciones de objetos y paisajes cotidianos: un patio,…

110. Plain Tales from the Hills Читать →

Автор: «To the Wittiest Woman in India I Dedicate This Book