Книги в жанре «Классическая проза» (5218 книг)

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61. Interlude: Indian Summer of a Forsyte Читать →

Автор: The Forsyte Saga is John Galsworthy's monumental chronicle of the lives of the moneyed Forsytes, a family whose values are constantly at war with its passions. The story of Soames Forsyte's marriage to the beautiful and rebellious Irene, and its effects upon the whole Forsyte clan, The Forsyte Saga is a brilliant social satire of…

62. Interlude: Passers By Читать →

Автор: From preface: In naming this second part of The Forsyte Chronicles “A Modern Comedy” the word Comedy is stretched, perhaps as far as the word Saga was stretched to cover the first part. And yet, what but a comedic view can be taken, what but comedic significance gleaned, of so restive a period as that…

63. Maid In Waiting Читать →

Автор: The Bishop of Porthminster was sinking fast; they had sent for his four nephews, his two nieces and their one husband. It was not thought that he would last the night. He who had been вЂ?Cuffs’ Cherrell (for so the name Charwell is pronounced) to his cronies at Harrow and Cambridge in the вЂ?sixties, the…

64. On Forsyte вЂ?Change Читать →

Автор: Foreword to “On Forsyte вЂ?Change” Before a long suffering public and still more long suffering critics, I lay this volume of apocryphal Forsyte tales, pleading the two excuses: That it is hard to part suddenly and finally from those with whom one has lived so long; and,…

65. Over the River Читать →

Автор: Clare, who for seventeen months had been the wife of Sir Gerald Corven of the Colonial Service, stood on the boat deck of an Orient liner in the River Thames, waiting for it to dock. It was ten o’clock of a mild day in October, but she wore a thick tweed coat, for the voyage…

66. Swan Song Читать →

Автор: From preface: In naming this second part of The Forsyte Chronicles “A Modern Comedy” the word Comedy is stretched, perhaps as far as the word Saga was stretched to cover the first part. And yet, what but a comedic view can be taken, what but comedic significance gleaned, of so restive a period as that…

67. The Man of Property Читать →

Автор: The Forsyte Saga is John Galsworthy's monumental chronicle of the lives of the moneyed Forsytes, a family whose values are constantly at war with its passions. The story of Soames Forsyte's marriage to the beautiful and rebellious Irene, and its effects upon the whole Forsyte clan, The Forsyte Saga is a brilliant social satire of…

68. The Silver Spoon Читать →

Автор: From preface: In naming this second part of The Forsyte Chronicles “A Modern Comedy” the word Comedy is stretched, perhaps as far as the word Saga was stretched to cover the first part. And yet, what but a comedic view can be taken, what but comedic significance gleaned, of so restive a period as that…

69. The White Monkey Читать →

Автор: From preface: In naming this second part of The Forsyte Chronicles “A Modern Comedy” the word Comedy is stretched, perhaps as far as the word Saga was stretched to cover the first part. And yet, what but a comedic view can be taken, what but comedic significance gleaned, of so restive a period as that…

70. To Let Читать →

Автор: The Forsyte Saga is John Galsworthy's monumental chronicle of the lives of the moneyed Forsytes, a family whose values are constantly at war with its passions. The story of Soames Forsyte's marriage to the beautiful and rebellious Irene, and its effects upon the whole Forsyte clan, The Forsyte Saga is a brilliant social satire of…

71. Pearl Читать →

Автор: “In the town they tell the story of the great pearl – how it was found and how it was lost again. They tell of Kino, the fisherman, and of his wife, Juana, and of the baby, Coyotito. And because the story has been told so often, it has taken root in every man's mind.…

72. The Winter of Our Discontent Читать →

Автор: Steinbeck’s last great novel focuses on the theme of success and what motivates men towards it. Reflecting back on his New England family’s past fortune, and his father’s loss of the family wealth, the hero, Ethan Allen Hawley, characterizes success in every era and in all its forms as robbery, murder, even a kind of…

73. Manual de zoologГ­a fantГЎstica Читать →

Автор: , RecopilaciГіn que es una recreaciГіn de las experiencias literarias, filosГіficas y aun teolГіgicas, de textos histГіricos y sagrados chinos e hindГєes o incluso europeos medievales, que recogen mitos y concepciones fantГЎsticas.

74. Down There (LГ -Bas) Читать →

Автор: At the novel's center is Durtal, a writer obsessed with the life of one of the blackest figures in history, Gilles de Rais – child murderer, sadist, necrophile and practitioner of all the black arts. The book's authentic, extraordinarily detailed descriptions of the Black Mass have never been surpassed.

75. Catch-22 Читать →

Автор: Catch-22 is like no other novel. It has its own rationale, its own extraordinary character. It moves back and forth from hilarity to horror. It is outrageously funny and strangely affecting. It is totally original. Set in the closing months of World War II in an American…

76. Kim Читать →

Автор: A spy and picaresque novel set in British India in the second half of the 19th century. The background of the story is The Great Game, the political conflict between Russia and Britain in Central Asia.

77. Las ratas Читать →

Автор: «Referida en pocas palabras, esta novela de ingenioso argumento corre el albur de parecer un ejemplo mas de esas ficciones policiales (The murder of Roger Ackroyd, The secondshot, Hombre de la esquina rosada)cuyo narrador, luego de enumerar las circunstancias de un misterioso crimen, declara o insinГєa en la Гєltima pГЎgina que el criminal es Г©l.…

78. Bestiario Читать →

Автор: Por su capacidad para poner en evidencia el ridГ­culo, pocos recursos artГ­sticos resultan tan eficaces como la caricatura que revela en breves trazos lo animalesco y monstruoso que todos llevamos dentro. Juan JosГ© Arreola manejaba este recurso como pocos y en su Bestiario y en sus relatos breves supo esgrimirlo con destreza para seГ±alar nuestras…

79. Platero y yo Читать →

Автор: Platero y yo es el mejor conjunto de poemas en prosa de la literatura espaГ±ola. Lectura de niГ±os y adultos en todos los paГ­ses de habla hispana. Traducido a las mГЎs importantes lenguas de cultura. Libro que es, entre otras cosas, elegГ­a andaluza, autobiografГ­a lГ­rica, inmortalizaciГіn del pueblo natal del autor y creaciГіn de un…

80. El Llano En Llamas Читать →

Автор: «Estoy sentado junto a la alcantarilla aguardando a que salgan las ranas. Anoche, mientras estГЎbamos cenando, comenzaron a armar el gran alboroto y no pararon de cantar hasta que amaneciГі. Mi madrina tambiГ©n dice eso: que la griterГ­a de las ranas le espantГі el sueГ±o. Y ahora ella bien quisiera dormir. Por eso me mandГі…