Книги в жанре «Классическая проза» (5175 книг)

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91. 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.

92. 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…

93. 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…

94. 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…

95. 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…

96. 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…

97. 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…

98. 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…

99. 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…

100. 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.

101. 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. …

102. 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.

103. 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,…

104. Plain Tales from the Hills Читать →

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

105. The house of God Читать →

Автор: Now a classic! The hilarious novel of the healing arts that reveals everything your doctor never wanted you to know. Six eager interns — they saw themselves as modern saviors-to-be. They came from the top of their medical school class to the bottom of the hospital staff to serve a year in the time-honored tradition,…

106. Le Passage suivi de Transfiguration Читать →

Автор: «Traduit de l'Italien par Pierre-Paul Plan

107. Barry Lindon Читать →

Автор: «FADE IN: EXT. PARK – DAYBrief shot of duel. RODERICK (V.O.) My father, who was well-known to the best circles in this kingdom under the name of roaring Harry James, was killed in a duel, when I was fifteen years old. EXT. GARDEN – DAYMrs. James, talking with a suitor; Roderick, at a distance. RODERICK (V.O.) My mother, after her husband's…

108. Buchmendel Читать →

Автор: «Wieder einmal in Wien und heimkehrend von einem Besuch in den ?u?eren Bezirken, geriet ich unvermutet in einen Regengu?, der mit nasser Peitsche die Menschen hurtig in Haustore und Unterst?nde jagte, und auch ich selbst suchte schleunig nach einem sch?tzenden Obdach. Gl?cklicherweise wartet nun in Wien an jeder Ecke ein Kaffeehaus — so fl?chtete ich in…

109. Veinticuatro Horas En La Vida De Una Mujer Читать →

Автор: Una mujer que resuelve un dГ­a liberarse de las cadenas que la atan, es la base del profundo estudio psicolГіgico que hizo Stefan Zweig en 24 horas en la vida de una mujer. El autor se interna en el tortuoso laberinto de las pasiones humanas frente a un mundo social que tiende a privilegiar las apariencias…

110. 2150 A.D. Читать →

Автор: One of the classics of American social fiction, somewhat similar in that way to Orwell's “1984″. If you read “1984″ – this book is a must read.