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Obabakoak. Bernardo Atxaga (Обабакоак. Бернардо Ачага)
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Obabakoak. Bernardo Atxaga (Обабакоак. Бернардо Ачага)
Obabakoak is a shimmering, mercurial collection about life in Obaba, a remote, exotic Basque village. A schoolboy’s miningengineer father tricks him into growing up, an unfortunate environmentalist rescues deceptively harmless lizards, and a rescue mission on a Swiss mountain-climbing expedition in Nepal turns into murder. (на английском языке)
Marguerite Duras. The Ravishing of Lol Stein (Маргерит Дюрас. Восхищение Лол Стайн)
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Marguerite Duras. The Ravishing of Lol Stein (Маргерит Дюрас. Восхищение Лол Стайн)
The Ravishing of Lol Stein is a haunting early novel by the author of The Lover. Lol Stein is a beautiful young woman, securely married, settled in a comfortable life—and a voyeur. Returning with her husband and children to the town where, years before, her fiancé had abandoned her for another woman, she is drawn inexorably to recreate that long-past tragedy. She arranges a rendezvous for her friend Tatiana and Tatiana’s lover. She arranges to spy on them. And then, she goes one step further .
July's People. Nadine Gordimer (Народ Джулая. Надин Гордимер)
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July's People. Nadine Gordimer (Народ Джулая. Надин Гордимер)
Not all whites in South Africa are outright racists. Some, like Bam and Maureen Smales in Nadine Gordimer's thrilling and powerful novel July's People, are sensitive to the plights of blacks during the apartheid state. So imagine their quandary when the blacks stage a full-scale revolution that sends the Smaleses scampering into isolation. The premise of the book is expertly crafted; it speaks much about the confusing state of affairs of South Africa and serves as the backbone for a
Burger's Daughter. Nadine Gordimer (Дочь Бургера. Надин Гордимер)
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Burger's Daughter. Nadine Gordimer (Дочь Бургера. Надин Гордимер)
A depiction of South Africa today, this novel is more revealing than a thousand news dispatches as it tells the story of a young woman cast in the role of a young revolutionary, trying to uphold a heritage handed on by martyred parents while carving out a sense of self. (на английском языке)
Giles Goat-Boy. John Barth (Козлик Джайлс. Джон Барт)
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Giles Goat-Boy. John Barth (Козлик Джайлс. Джон Барт)
It is metafictional comic novel in which the world is portrayed as a university campus in an elaborate allegory of the Cold War. I ts title character is a human boy raised as a goat, who comes to believe he is the Grand Tutor, the predicted Messiah. (на английском языке)
The Man Who Loved Children. Christina Stead (Человек, который любил детей. Кристина Стед)
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The Man Who Loved Children. Christina Stead (Человек, который любил детей. Кристина Стед)
The Man Who Loved Children is a brutally honest examination of domestic life and family. Sam and Henny Pollit have too much—too much contempt for one another, too many children, too much strain under endless obligation. Flush with ego and a chilling domestic power, Sam torments his children, bending and manipulating their seemingly limitless love to his overbearing advantage, while Henny looks on desperately, all too aware of the madness at its root. (на английском языке)
A Question of Upbringing. A Dance to the Music of Time-1. Anthony Powell ( Вопрос воспитания. Танец под музыку времени-1)
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A Question of Upbringing. A Dance to the Music of Time-1. Anthony Powell ( Вопрос воспитания. Танец под музыку времени-1)
On the cusp of his thirtieth birthday, Binx Bolling is a lost soul. A stockbroker and member of an established New Orleans family, Binx's one escape is the movie theater that transports him from the falseness of his life. Who is Widmerpool? The question that is to dog Nicholas Jenkins crystallizes as he sees the gawky figure of his schoolmate huffing through the mists on a solitary cross-country run. So unexceptional, unsmart -- even unpopular -- Widmerpool continues to drop in and out of
The Death of the Heart. William Gaddis (Смерть сердца. Элизабет Боуэн)
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The Death of the Heart. William Gaddis (Смерть сердца. Элизабет Боуэн)
The Death of the Heart is perhaps Elizabeth Bowen's best-known book. As she deftly and delicately exposes the cruelty that lurks behind the polished surfaces of conventional society, Bowen reveals herself as a masterful novelist who combines a sense of humor with a devastating gift for divining human motivations. (на английском языке)
The Recognitions. William Gaddis (Признания. Уильям Геддис)
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The Recognitions. William Gaddis (Признания. Уильям Геддис)
The Recognitions, published in 1955, is American author William Gaddis's first novel. The novel was poorly received initially, but Gaddis's reputation grew, twenty years later, with the publication of his second novel J R (which won a National Book Award), and The Recognitions received belated fame as a masterpiece of American literature. (на английском языке)
The Moviegoer. Walker Percy (Кинозритель. Уолкер Перси)
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The Moviegoer. Walker Percy (Кинозритель. Уолкер Перси)
On the cusp of his thirtieth birthday, Binx Bolling is a lost soul. A stockbroker and member of an established New Orleans family, Binx's one escape is the movie theater that transports him from the falseness of his life. With Mardi Gras in full swing, Binx, along with his cousin Kate, sets out to find his true purpose amid the excesses of the carnival that surrounds him. (на английском языке)