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483 руб.

Kazuo Ishiguro. The Remains of the Day

An elderly butler is on a five-day motoring trip through the West Country in the 1950s. The climax of his journey is to be a reunion with his former housekeeper. This 1989 Booker Prize-winner attempts to capture a period in British history and draw a portrait of a man in old age....
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675 руб.

Ghelfi Brent. Volk-s Game

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945 руб.

Pelevin Viktor. Babylon

Translated from the Russian, this razor-sharp satire on consumer culture, Russian style, follows the irresistible rise of a Moscow advertising copywriter, who specialises in adjusting Western adverts to the Eastern mentality and selling Pepsi, Seven-up, Gucci, Mercedes and Reebok to the rising middle class....
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945 руб.

Pamuk Orhan. Snow

Ka returns to Istanbul and takes a commission to report on the municipal elections in Kars near the Russian border. There he discovers a dangerous atmosphere, with tensions running high between the political Islamists and the enlightened, pro-Western Turkish military....
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502 руб.

Peter Carey. Bliss

This novel, by the author of Oscar and Lucinda, tells the story of a man who, recovering from death, is convinced that he is in hell. For the first time in his life, Harry Joy sees the world as it really is, and takes up a notebook to explore and note down the true nature of the Underworld....
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616 руб.

Peter Carey. His Illegal Self

Che is raised in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother, precocious son of radical Harvard students in the sixties. Yearning for his famous outlaw parents, denied all access to television and the news, he takes hope from his long haired teenage neighbour who predicts they will come for you, man. They-ll break you out of here. Soon Che too is an outlaw, fleeing down subways, abandoning seed...
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709 руб.

Paul Auster. Invisible

Sinuously constructed in four interlocking parts, -Invisible- opens in New York City in the spring of 1967 when twenty-year-old Adam Walker, an aspiring poet and student at Columbia University meets the enigmatic Frenchman Rudolf Born, and his silent and seductive girlfriend Margot. Before long, Walker finds himself caught in a perverse triangle that leads to a sudden, shocking act of violence tha...
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709 руб.

Paul Auster. Sunset Park

In the sprawling flatlands of Florida, 28-year-old Miles is photographing the last lingering traces of families who have abandoned their houses due to debt or foreclosure. Miles is haunted by guilt for having inadvertently caused the death of his step-brother, a situation that caused him to flee his father and step-mother in New York 7 years ago. What keeps him in Florida is his relationship with ...
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675 руб.

Ghelfi Brent. Volk-s Game

Two men are massacred in an expensive Moscow bar. But the bullets miss their target: Alexei Volkovoy - Volk for short. He-s a deadly, battle-hardened veteran of Russia-s brutal war in Chechnya, and he serves two masters: Maxim, a psychotic mafia kingpin; and a military man known only as the General. By his side is Valya, an exotic beauty and the most dangerous weapon in Volk-s arsenal. Together th...
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693 руб.

Dibdin Michael. Thanksgiving

Anthony is a British journalist whose American wife, Lucy, has suddenly died. Grieving and haunted, he becomes obsessed with her youth and the years he missed before he met her. To find out more, he travels to a remote part of the Nevada desert to meet Lucy-s first husband. Their encounter is the beginning of a journey that takes him across the world, to the edge of madness, and into the corners o...
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656 руб.

Nothomb Amelie. The Book of Proper Names

From France-s -literary lioness- (Elle), The Book of Proper Names is the story of the hapless orphan girl, Plectrude. Raised by her aunt, and unaware of the dark secret behind her past, she is a troubled but dreamy child who is both blessed and cursed by her intoxicating eyes. Discovered to have enormous gifts as a dancer, she is accepted at Paris-s most prestigious ballet school where she devotes...
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372 руб.

Chandra Vikram. Любовь и влечение в Бомбее (на английском языке)

Set in contemporary India, this work includes five tales which paint a picture of Bombay - its ghosts, its passions, its feuds, its mysteries - while exploring questions of the human spirit....
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1170 руб.

Mann William J. How to Be a Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood, 1941-1981

From her days as a youthful minx at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to her post-studio reign as America`s lustiest middle-aged movie queen, Elizabeth Taylor has defined the very essence of Hollywood stardom. This book offers an intimate look at this girl who grew up with fame, who learned early - and well - how to be famous....
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956 руб.

Louvish Simon. Chaplin: The Tramp-s Odyssey

An Everyman who expressed the defiant spirit of freedom, Charlie Chaplin was first lauded and later reviled in the America that made him Hollywood-s richest man. He was a figure of multiple paradoxes, and many studies have sought to unveil -the man behind the mask-. Louvish charts the tale of the Tramp himself through his films - from the early Mack Sennett shorts through the major features (The G...
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844 руб.

Barry Sebastian. On Canaan-s Side

As they used to say in Ireland, the devil only comes into good things. Narrated by Lilly Bere, On Canaan-s Side opens as she mourns the loss of her grandson, Bill. The story then goes back to the moment she was forced to flee Dublin, at the end of the First World War, and follows her life through into the new world of America, a world filled with both hope and danger. At once epic and intimate, Li...
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709 руб.

Auster Paul. The New York Trilogy

The New York Trilogy is an astonishing and original book: three cleverly interconnected novels that exploit the elements of standard detective fiction and achieve a new genre that is all the more gripping for its starkness. In each story the search for clues leads to remarkable coincidences in the universe as the simple act of trailing a man ultimately becomes a startling investigation of what it ...
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709 руб.

Auster Paul. The Brooklyn Follies

-I was looking for a quiet place to die. Someone recommended Brooklyn, and so the next morning I travelled down there from Westchester to scope out the terrain-... So begins Paul Auster-s remarkable new novel, The Brooklyn Follies. Set against the backdrop of the contested US election of 2000, it tells the story of Nathan and Tom, an uncle and nephew double-act. One in remission from lung cancer, ...
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709 руб.

Auster Paul. Leviathan

Six days ago, a man blew himself up by the side of a road in northern Wisconsin... The explosion that detonates the narrative of Paul Auster-s remarkable novel also ends the life of its hero, Benjamin Sachs, and brings two FBI agents to the home of one of Sachs- oldest friends, the writer Peter Aaron. What follows is Aaron-s story, an intricate, subtle and gripping investigation of another man-s l...
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821 руб.

Ishiguro Kazuo. Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall

In a sublime story cycle, Kazuo Ishiguro explores ideas of love, music and the passing of time. From the piazzas of Italy to the Malvern Hills, a London flat to the -hush-hush floor- of an exclusive Hollywood hotel, the characters we encounter range from young dreamers to cafe musicians to faded stars, all of them at some moment of reckoning. Gentle, intimate and witty, this quintet is marked by a...
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709 руб.

Auster Paul. Oracle Night

Several months into his recovery from a near-fatal illness, novelist Sidney Orr enters a stationery shop in Brooklyn and buys a blue notebook. It is September 18, 1982, and for the next nine days Orr will live under the spell of this blank book, trapped inside a world of eerie premonitions and bewildering events that threaten to destroy his marriage and undermine his faith in reality. Paul Auster-...
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743 руб.

James P.D. An Unsuitable Job for A Woman

Meet Cordelia Gray: twenty-two, tough, intelligent and now sole inheritor of the Pryde Detective Agency. Her first assignment finds her hired by Sir Ronald Callender to investigate the death of his son Mark, a young Cambridge student found hanged in mysterious circumstances. Required to delve into the hidden secrets of the Callender family, Cordelia soon realizes it is not a case of suicide, and t...
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653 руб.

Ishiguro Kazuo. The Unconsoled

Ryder, a renowned pianist, arrives in a Central European city he cannot identify for a concert he cannot remember agreeing to give. But then as he traverses a landscape by turns eerie and comical - and always strangely malleable, as a dream might be - he comes steadily to realise he is facing the most crucial performance of his life. Ishiguro-s extraordinary study of a man whose life has accelerat...
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934 руб.

Vargas Llosa Mario . The Time of the Hero

A powerful social satire which outraged the authorities of the author's native Peru, where 1000 copies were publicly burned. ...
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653 руб.

Swanson Peter. The Kind Worth Killing

Hello there. I looked at the pale, freckled hand on the back of the empty bar seat next to me in the business class lounge of Heathrow airport, then up into the stranger-s face. -Do I know you?- Delayed in London, Ted Severson meets a......
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855 руб.

Kureishi Hanif. Love + Hate. Stories and Essays

Hate skews reality even more than love. In the story of a Pakistani woman who has begun a new life in Paris, an essay about the writing of Kureishi-s acclaimed film Le Week-End, and an account of Kafka-s relationship with his father, readers......
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1058 руб.

Frayn Michael. The Russian Interpreter

Raya is a mercurial Moscow blonde who speaks no English, and the affair she is embarking upon is with Gordon Proctor-Gould, a visiting British businessman who speaks no Russian. They need an interpreter; which is how Paul Manning is diverted from......
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878 руб.

Turgenev Ivan. Rudin

The first of Turgenev-s social novels, Rudin was first translated by Constance Garnett into English in 1894. The main protagonist Dmitri Rudin is a representative of men of that time, being knowledgeable and enthusiastic about new ideas and the......
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1058 руб.

Yerofeev Venedikt . Moscow Stations

Moscow Stations, Venedikt Yerofeev's autobiographical novel, is in many ways the successor to Gogol's Dead Souls. The two works are comic historical bookends, with Gogol's novel portraying the sloth and corruption of feudal Russia and... ...
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772 руб.

Caldwell Lucy. All the Beggars Riding

When Lara was twelve, and her younger brother Alfie eight, their father died in a helicopter crash. A prominent plastic surgeon, and Irishman, he had honed his skills on the bomb victims of the Troubles. But the family grew up used to him being......
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439 руб.

Creed A. Pain of Death

A woman is discovered beneath the London streets, barely alive. Soon after, DC Josie Chancellor finds an abandoned, newborn baby close to Leadengate station. DI Will Wagstaffe puts woman and baby together. The woman is Kerry Degg, a burlesque singer,......
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945 руб.

Kundera Milan . The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

Kundera whirls through comedy and tragedy towards his central question: how does a person, any person, live today? In constructing his answer, he writes of politics, sex, literature, modern man's alienation - and of their antidotes: laughter and... ...
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1815 руб.

Williams Richard . The Animator's Survival Kit. A Manual of Methods, Principles and Formulas for Classical, Computer, Games, Stop Motion and Internet Animators (+ DVD)

Animation is one of the hottest areas of filmmaking today and the master animator who bridges the old generation and the new is Richard Williams. During his fifty years in the business, Williams has been one of the true innovators, winning three... ...
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462 руб.

Stoppard . Shipwreck: The Coast of Utopia

This play is one of three sequential, self-contained plays which tell the story of some of the main actors in the drama of Russian radical opposition in the years pivoted on the European revolutions of 1848. The trilogy spans the early 1830s and the... ...
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1170 руб.

Vargas Llosa M. . Death in the Andes

In an isolated community in the Peruvian Andes, a series of mysterious disappearances has occurred. Army corporal Lituma and his deputy Tomas believe the Shining Path guerrillas are responsible, but the towns people have their own ideas about the... ...
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844 руб.

Barry S. . The Secret Scripture

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1170 руб.

Chekhov A. . The Seagull

The Seagull, a spectacular failure on its first appearance, was the play which, on its second, established Anton Chekhov as an important and revolutionary dramatist. Here, amid 'the weariness of life in the country', the famous actress... ...
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821 руб.

Auster Paul . 4 3 2 1

On March 3rd, 1947, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson's life will take four simultaneous paths. Four Fergusons will go on to lead four parallel and entirely... ...
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1058 руб.

Ishiguro K. The Buried Giant

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1170 руб.

Gogol N. . The Government Inspector

The news that a government inspector is due to arrive in a small Russian town sends its bureaucrats into a panicked frenzy. A simple case of mistaken identity exposes the hypocrisy and corruption at the heart of the town in this biting moral... ...
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1058 руб.

Ishiguro Kazuo . Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall

From the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me GoIn Nocturnes, Kazuo Ishiguro explores the ideas of love, music and the passing of time. From the piazzas of Italy to the 'hush-hush floor' of an exclusive... ...
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945 руб.

Ishiguro Kazuo. The Buried Giant

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966 руб.

James P. D. . Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales

P. D. James was often commissioned by newspapers and magazines to write a special short story for Christmas. The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories contained four of these stories. This companion volume contains a further six murderous tales, in... ...
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821 руб.

Pamuk Orhan. A Strangeness in My Mind

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2755 руб.

Wilson . Mstislav Rostropovich. The Legend of Class

Published to coincide with Rostropovich's 80th birthday celebrations Mstislav Rostropovich, internationally recognised as one of the world's finest cellists and musicians, has always maintained that teaching is an important responsibility... ...
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945 руб.

Harding Luke . The Snowden Files. The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man

Edward Snowden, a young computer genius working for America's National Security Agency, blew the whistle on the way this frighteningly powerful organisation uses new technology to spy on the entire planet. The consequences have shaken the leaders... ...
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1170 руб.

Chekhov A. . The Cherry Orchard

Hear what I have to say about the cherry orchard, because it is mine. I say bring it down, tear it down. Smash it down and tear it down. Watch, watch. Just you watch. I will build holiday villas, as far as the eye can see. I will build a place for... ...
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1170 руб.

Chekhov A. . Uncle Vanya

Tea's cold, lunch is late and the great Professor has turned out to be a fraud - for Uncle Vanya, life has gone wonky, it's gone to hell. Only one thing can save him - a glamorous woman's love. But she's not interested either. And... ...
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945 руб.

Pamuk O. . The White Castle

Orhan Pamuk proffers a dazzling work of historical and philosophical fiction, set amid the scholarship and savagery of 17th-century Constantinople. When a young Italian scholar is taken prisoner, he becomes the slave and tutor of a Turkish scholar who... ...
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821 руб.

Pamuk O. . The Red-Haired Woman

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821 руб.

Auster P. . Moon Palace

'It was the summer that men first walked on the moon. I was very young back then, but did not believe there would ever be a future. I wanted to live dangerously, to push myself as far as I could go, and then see what happened when I got... ...
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709 руб.

Auster P. . The Book of Illusions

This novel plunges the reader into a universe in which the comic and the tragic and the real and the imagined dissolve into one another. One man's obsession with the mysterious life of a silent film star takes him on a journey into a shadow world... ...
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709 руб.

Auster P. . Winter Journal

'You think it will never happen to you, that it cannot happen to you, that you are the only person world to whom none of these things will ever happen, and then, one by one, they all begin to happen to you, in the same way they happen to everyone... ...
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821 руб.

Barry S. . Days Without End

From Sebastian Barry, a two-time finalist for the Man Booker Prize, comes a powerful and unforgettable novel chronicling a young Irish immigrant's army years in the Indian wars and the American Civil War.Thomas McNulty, having fled the Great... ...
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1170 руб.

Tarantino . Reservoir Dogs

When Reservoir Dogs burst upon the screen in 1992, it announced the arrival of one of the most charismatic and audacious voices in cinema today.Reservoir Dogs is the story of a heist gone wrong, and how the group of outlaws concerned are subsequently... ...
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945 руб.

Vargas Llosa M. . Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

'A comic novel on the grand scale written with tremendous confidence and verve. Mario, 18-year-old law student and radio news-editor, falls scandalously for his Aunt Julia, the 32-year-old divorced wife of a cousin, and the progressively lunatic... ...
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1256 руб.

Byrne D. . Bicycle Diaries

Since the early 1980s, David Byrne has been riding a bicycle as his principal means of transportation in New York City. A few years later he discovered folding bikes, and started taking them with him on music tour overseas. The view from his bike seat... ...
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945 руб.

Kundera M. . Immorality

This breathtaking, reverberating survey of human nature finds Kundera still attempting to work out the meaning of life without losing his acute sense of humour. It is one of those great unclassifiable masterpieces that appear once every twenty years... ...
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945 руб.

Kundera M. . Laughable Loves

Laughable Loves is a collection of stories that first appeared in print in Prague before 1968, but was then banned. The seven stories are all concerned with love, or rather with the complex erotic games and stratagems employed by women and especially... ...
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1058 руб.

Nothomb A. . The Life of Hunger

In a wistful, funny, clever, and eccentric fictional memoir, Amelie Nothomb casts herself as hunger - in all its many guises. Recounting the formative journeys of her youth, from Tokyo to Peking to Paris to New York, The Life of Hunger is a brilliant... ...
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945 руб.

Eastland S. . The Red Coffin

It is 1939. The world stands on the brink of Armageddon. In the Soviet Union, years of revolution, fear and persecution have left the country unprepared to face the onslaught of Nazi Germany. For the coming battles, Stalin has placed his hopes on a... ...
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