This is a troubling story of crime, sin, guilt, punishment and expiation, set in the rigid moral climate of 17th century New England. The young mother of an illegitimate child confronts her Puritan judges. However, it is not so much her harsh sentence, but the cruelties of slowly exposed guilt as her lover is revealed, that hold the reader enthralled all the way to the book`s poignant climax.
This edition of "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" contains the earliest cases of the greatest fictional detective of all time. It comprises "A Study in Scarlet", "The Sign of Four" and the complete "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes", reprinted from "The Strand Magazine". It is illustrated by Sidney Paget, the finest of illustrators, from whom our images of Sherlock Holmes and his world derive. This is the first of three volumes of "The Complete Sherlock Holmes" reproduced from original copies of "The Strand Magazine". The three books present all the Holmes stories arranged chronologically in order of first publication. Издание на английском языке.
"Black Beauty" had a fine, soft black coat, one white foot and silver star on his forehead. This story of a horse's adventures, disappointments and joys is perhaps the most famous animal story of all time. Tens of millions of copies have been sold, and it remains as popular now as when it was first published over a century ago.
"Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" (1821) relates Thomas De Quincey's early life and experiences of opium addiction at a time when that drug was widely used for the relief of pain, and before its addictive qualities were properly understood. It is awork which encompasses amusement with nightmare as the author experiences in turn the marvels of opium-induced dreams and the equally vivid nightmares which are their counterpoint. Полный, неадаптированный текст произведения.
`There, as if it had that moment sprung out of the earth or dropped form the heaven - stood the figure of a solitary Woman, dressed from head to foot in white garments` Walter Hartright`s contemplation`s on the lovely, moonlit road are rudely broken by the nameless and distressed woman in white. The encounter is to change his life, for she is at the centre of villainous machinations which are profoundly to effect him - and those he loves. Through carefully constructed characterization, intricate plottingand masterly skill in concealing and revealing secrets, Wilkie Collins has created one of the greatest mystery thrillers in the English language.
Unusually for Dickens, "Hard Times" is set, not in London, but in the imaginary mid-Victorian Northern industrial town of Coketown with its blackened factories, downtrodden workers and polluted environment. This is the soulless domain of the strict utilitarian Thomas Gradgrind and the heartless factory owner Josiah Bounderby. However, human joy is not excluded thanks to 'Mr Sleary's Horse-Riding' circus, a gin-soaked and hilarious troupe of open-hearted and affectionate people who act as an antidote to all the drudgery and misery endured by the ordinary citizens of Coketown. Macaulay attacked "Hard Times" for its 'sullen socialism', but 20th-century critics such as George Bernard Shaw and F.R.Leavis have praised this book in the highest terms, while readers the world over have found inspiration and enjoyment from what is both Dickens` shortest completed novel and also one of his important statements on Victorian society. Издание на английском языке.
This book for intermediate and more advanced students accompanies the second edition of English Grammar in Use. It contains over 160 varied exercises which provide students with further practice of the grammar they have studied. Provides challenging contrastive practice of the forms students find most difficult. Offers a wide range of exercise types, many based on realistic texts and dialogues and accompanied by illustrations. Is clearly cross-referenced to the second edition of English Grammar in Use. Contains a complete key, making it an ideal self-study practice book.
Jules Verne`s third great "science fiction" novel describes the discovery and exploration of a secret tunnel which leads through a volcano to the centre of the Earth. The leader of the expedition is an archetypal comic and eccentric boffin, and together with his ward, his nephew Axel (who is in love with the ward), and an estimable Icelandic guide, the journey is made. Journey to the Centre of the Earth achieved instant and enduring popularity on publication in 1874. Together with "Around the World in Eighty Days", "Five Weeks in a Balloon" and "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea", (all available as Wordsworth Classics), it established Verne as an author of high adventure who filled his stories with a wealth of technical detail, and the energy and freshness of an extraordinary, inventive imagination. Формат: 12,5 см х 19,5 см.
Exuberant, colourful and packed with incident, "Ivanhoe" is Sir Walter Scott's great romance of the Age of Chivalry. Scott's noble knight, brave Ivanhoe, returns home from the Crusades to claim Rowena, an Anglo-Saxon princess, to be his bride. Before long he is embroiled in the struggle between Prince John and his brother, Richard the Lionheart, who has returned incognito and enlisted the aid of Robin Hood and his merry men to win back the throne of England. Издание на английском языке.
Unlike most people Matt Beckford is actually looking forward to turning thirty. After struggling through most of his twenties he thinks his career, finances and love life are finally sorted. But when he splits up with his girlfriend, he realises that life has different plans for him. Unable to cope with his future falling apart Matt temporarily moves back to his parents. During his enforced exodus only his old school mates can keep him sane. Friends he hasn't seen since he was nineteen. Back together after a decade apart. But things will never be the same for any of them because when you’re turning thirty nothing’s as simple as it used to be.
Generally considered to be F.Scott Fitzgerald's finest novel, "The Great Gatsby" is a consummate summary of the "roaring twenties" and a devastating expose of the "Jazz Age". Through the narration of Nick Carraway, the reader is taken into the superficially glittering world of the mansions which lined the Long Island shore of the American seaboard in the 1920s, to encounter Nick's cousin Daisy, her brash but wealthy husband Tom Buchanan, Jay Gatsby and the dark mystery which surrounds him. "The Great Gatsby" is an undisputed classic of American literature from the period following the First World War and is one of the great novels of the twentieth century. Издание на английском языке.
128 Colour Plates. 130 Recipes. Contents: Zakuskas or Hors-d'oeuvres, Salads Zakuska Pies and Pasties Fish Soup, Shchi and Borshch Fish, Meat, Game and Poultry Cereals, Pasta Poaches and Omelettes Potatoes, Vegetables and Mushrooms Tea-Drinking, Russian Style Lenten Fare Festive Recipes
The Winthrops are America's royal family, and its Prince Charming is the sexy, charismatic Gary Winthrop. Now the man on his way to becoming the Senate's brightest new star is found murdered in his home—the latest in a series of accidents that have killed five members of the family in a single year. One of the last people to see Gary Winthrop alive is Washington anchorwoman Dana Evans. She makes it her mission to investigate these seemingly random tragedies, little realizing that her search will sweep her across several continents, place her and her young son in grave danger, and lead her to a truth that will astound the world.
"Othello" has long been recognised as one of the most powerful of Shakespeare`s tragedies. This is an intense drama of love, deception, jealousy and destruction. Desdemona`s love for Othello, the Moor, transcends racial prejudice; but the envious lago conspires to devastate their lives. In its vivid rendering of racism, sexism, contested identities, and the savagery lurking within civilisation, "Othello" is arguably the most topical and accessible tragedy from Shakespeare`s major phase as a dramatist. Productions on stage and screen regularly renew its power to engross, impress and trouble the imagination. Формат: 12,5 см х 19,5 см.
Generally regarded as the pre-eminent work of Conrad's shorter fiction, Heart of Darkness is a chilling tale of horror which, as the author intended, is capable of many interpretations. Set in the Congo during the period of rapid colonial expansion in the nineteenth century, the story deals with the highly disturbing effects of economic, social and political exploitation on European and African societies and the cataclysmic behaviour this induced in some individuals. The other two stories in this book - Youth and The End of the Tether - concern the sea and those who sail upon it, a genre in which Conrad reigns supreme.
Книга посвящена уникальному явлению мировой кулинарии - русской кухне. Именно в этой книге внимание ее создателей обращено в наше прошлое, чтобы напомнить о почитаемых, берущих начало из глубокой древности традициях и красивых обычаях, старинных обрядовых кушаньях, которые не устарели и сегодня. Эта книга адресована каждой семье, каждой хозяйке - и делающей первые шаги на пути к постижению кулинарного мастерства, и умудренной житейским опытом. Возможно, эта книга станет вашим неизменным спутником и поможет вкусно готовить и ладно печь для будних дней и праздников, для приема дорогих и желанных гостей. Иллюстрированный альбом на французском языке.
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