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Книги на английском языке

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Housekeeping. Marilynne Robinson (Домашнее хозяйство. Мэрилин Робинсон)
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Housekeeping. Marilynne Robinson (Домашнее хозяйство. Мэрилин Робинсон)
"Nothing but the darkness, and all around them destruction, and before them nothing but the fire-a bastard people, far from God, singing and crying in the wilderness!" First published in 1953, Baldwin's first novel is a short but intense, semi-autobiographical exploration of the troubled life of the Grimes family in Harlem during the Depression. (на английском языке)
Go Tell it on the Mountain. James Baldwin (Иди, вещай с горы. Джеймс Болдуин)
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Go Tell it on the Mountain. James Baldwin (Иди, вещай с горы. Джеймс Болдуин)
"Nothing but the darkness, and all around them destruction, and before them nothing but the fire-a bastard people, far from God, singing and crying in the wilderness!" First published in 1953, Baldwin's first novel is a short but intense, semi-autobiographical exploration of the troubled life of the Grimes family in Harlem during the Depression. (на английском языке)
Call It Sleep. Henry Roth (Зовите это сном. Генри Рот)
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Call It Sleep. Henry Roth (Зовите это сном. Генри Рот)
 Call It Sleep is the most profound novel of Jewish life . It subtly interweaves gutter, cellar, sexual and religious taboos with the overwhelming love between a mother and son. It brings together the darkness and light of Jewish immigrant life before the First World War as experienced by a very young boy, really a child, who depends on his imagination alone to fend off a world so hostile that it begins with his own father. (на английском языке)
The Assistant. Bernard Malamud (Помощник. Бернард Маламуд)
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The Assistant. Bernard Malamud (Помощник. Бернард Маламуд)
The Assistant tells the story of an immigrant grocer, Morris Bober, who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Bober emigrated from Russia in his teenage years and met his wife Ida in New York. Their grocery recently has fallen on hard times because a new store has opened across the street and is taking their customers. To stay afloat, the Bobers also rely upon the wages of their daughter, Helen who works as a secretary. (на английском языке)
Infinite jest by David Foster Wallace (Бесконечная шутка. Дэвид Фостер Уоллес)
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Infinite jest by David Foster Wallace (Бесконечная шутка. Дэвид Фостер Уоллес)
 Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction, features a huge cast and multilevel narrative, and questions essential elements of American culture - our entertainments, our addictions, our relationships, our pleasures, our abilities to define ourselves. (на английском языке)
Play It As It Lays. Joan Didion (Играй как по писанному. Джоан Дидион)
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Play It As It Lays. Joan Didion (Играй как по писанному. Джоан Дидион)
The novel begins with an internal monologue by the 30-year-old Maria (Mar-eye-a) Wyeth, followed by short reminiscences of her friend Helene, and ex-husband, film director Carter Lang. The further narration is conducted from a third-person perspective in eighty-four chapters of terse, controlled and highly visual prose typical of Didion. (на английском языке)
A Death In The Family. James Agee (Смерть в семье. Джеймс Эйджи)
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A Death In The Family. James Agee (Смерть в семье. Джеймс Эйджи)
James Agee’s novel A Death in the Family is a classic American story, chronicling just a few days in 1915 during which a husband and father is called out of town to be with his own father, who has had a heart attack, and while returning is killed in a car accident. (на английском языке)
Death Comes for the Archbishop. Willa Cather (Смерть приходит за архиепископом. Уилла Кэсер)
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Death Comes for the Archbishop. Willa Cather (Смерть приходит за архиепископом. Уилла Кэсер)
The primary character is a bishop, Jean Marie Latour, who travels with his friend and vicar Joseph Vaillant from Sandusky, Ohio to New Mexico to take charge of the newly established diocese of New Mexico, which has only just become a territory of the United States. The names given to the main proponents reflect their characters. Vaillant, valiant, is fearless in his promulgation of the faith, whereas Latour, the tower, is more intellectual and reserved than his comrade. (на английском языке)
The Professor's House. Willa Cather (Дом профессора. Уилла Кэсер)
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The Professor's House. Willa Cather (Дом профессора. Уилла Кэсер)
When Professor Godfrey St. Peter and wife move to a new house, he becomes uncomfortable with the route his life is taking. He keeps on his dusty study in the old house in an attempt to hang on to his old life. The marriages of his two daughters have removed them from the home and added two new sons-in-law, precipitating a mid-life crisis that leaves the Professor feeling as though he has lost the will to live because he has nothing to look forward to. (на английском языке)
E. M. Forster. A Passage to India (Э. М. Форстер. Поездка в Индию)
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E. M. Forster. A Passage to India (Э. М. Форстер. Поездка в Индию)
The novel takes as its subject the relationship between East and West, seen through the lens of India in the later days of the British Raj. Forster connects personal relationships with the politics of colonialism through the story of the Englishwoman Adela Quested, the Indian Dr. Aziz, and the question of what did or did not happen between them in the Marabar Caves. (на английском языке)