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Restaurant at the End of Universe 1. Adams Douglas : Restaurant at the End of Universe  , 2002  г.

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The Line of Beauty 2. Alan Hollinghurst : The Line of Beauty  , 2011  г.

From the author of "The Swimming-Pool Library" comes a perfectly realized evocation of a very particular world in a very particular time. It is the summer of 1983, and young Nick Guest, an innocent in the matters of politics and money, has moved into an attic room in the Notting Hill home of the Feddens: Gerald, an ambitious new Tory MP, his wealthy wife Rachel, and their children Toby and Catheri... дальше >>
The Stranger's Child 3. Alan Hollinghurst : The Stranger's Child  , 2005  г.

This is Alan Hollinghurst's first novel since "The Line of Beauty", winner of the 2004 Man Booker Prize. In the late summer of 1913 the aristocratic young poet Cecil Valance comes to stay at 'Two Acres', the home of his close Cambridge friend George Sawle. The weekend will be one of excitements and confusions for all the Sawles, but it is on George's sixteen-year-old sister Daphne that it will hav... дальше >>
The Almost Moon 4. Alice Sebold : The Almost Moon  , 2008  г.

Helen Knightly has spent a lifetime trying to win the love of a mother who had none to spare. And as this electrifying novel opens, she steps over a boundary she never dreamt she would even approach. But while her act is almost unconscious, it also seems like the fulfilment of a lifetime's buried desire. Over the next twenty-four hours, her life rushes in at her as she confronts the choices that h... дальше >>
The Complete Prose 5. Allen Woody : The Complete Prose  , 1998  г.

Although Woody Allen is best known for his cult movies, he is also a writer of outstanding wit and skill. Dip into this collection of fifty-two pieces for hilarity, deadpan weirdness, and some extremely outlandish ideas. Do you want to hear about the time Hitler went for a haircut? Or why Woody reveres Socrates? Have you ever wondered what would have happened if the Impressionists had actually bee... дальше >>
Glamorama 6. Bret Easton Ellis : Glamorama  , 2011  г.

The centre of the world: 1990s Manhattan. Victor Ward, a model with perfect abs and all the right friends, is seen and photographed everywhere, even in places he hasn't been and with people he doesn't know. On the eve of opening the trendiest nightclub in New York history, he's living with one beautiful model and having an affair with another. Now it's time to move to the next stage. But the futur... дальше >>
Less Than Zero 7. Bret Easton Ellis : Less Than Zero  , 2011  г.

In 1985, Bret Easton Ellis shocked, stunned and disturbed with his debut novel, Less Than Zero. Published when he was just twenty-one, this extraordinary and instantly infamous work has done more than simply define a genre, it has become a rare thing: a cult classic and a timeless embodiment of the zeitgeist. It continues to be a landmark in the lives of successive generations of readers across th... дальше >>
The Informers 8. Bret Easton Ellis : The Informers  , 2011  г.

Their voices enfold us as seamlessly as those of DJs heard over a car radio. The characters go to the same schools. They eat at the same restaurants. They have sex with the same boys and girls. They buy from the same dealers. Fusing voices into an intense, impressionistic narrative that blurs genders, generations and even identities, these stories capture the lives of a group of people, connected ... дальше >>
Sovereign 9. C. J. Sansom : Sovereign  , 2007  г.

It is autumn, 1541. Following the uncovering of a plot against his throne in Yorkshire, King Henry VIII has set out on a spectacular Progress to the North to overawe his rebellious subjects there. Accompanied by a thousand soldiers, and his fifth wife Catherine Howard, the King is to attend an extravagant submission of the local gentry at York.... дальше >>
How To Be a Good Wife 10. Chapman Emma : How To Be a Good Wife  , 2013  г.

I know what my husband would say: that I have too much time on my hands; that I need to keep myself busy. That I need to take my medication. Empty nest syndrome, he tells his friends at the pub, his mother. He's always said I have a vivid imagination. Marta has been married to Hector for longer than she can remember. She has always tried hard to be a good wife. But now Hector has come home with a ... дальше >>


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