Автор: Updike John Название: The Witches of Eastwick ISBN: 0141188979 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141188973 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 1029 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: The air of Eastwick breeds witches - women whose powerful longings can stir up thunderstorms and fracture domestic peace. Jane, Alexandra and Sukie, divorced and dangerous, have formed a coven. Into the void of Eastwick breezes Darryl Van Horne, a charismatic magus of a man who entrances the trio, luring them to his mansions.
Автор: Updike John Название: Villages ISBN: 0141020148 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141020143 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 830 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Owen Mackenzie`s life story abounds with sin and seduction, domesticity and debauchery. His marriage to his college sweetheart is quickly followed by his first betrayal and he embarks upon a series of affairs. His pursuit of happiness, in a succession of small towns from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts, brings him to the edge of chaos.
Описание: In this brilliant late-career collection, John Updike revisits many of the locales of his early fiction: the small-town Pennsylvania of Olinger Stories, the sandstone farmhouse of Of the Farm, the exurban New England of Couples and Marry Me, and Henry Bech's Manhattan of artistic ambition and taunting glamour. To a dozen short stories spanning the American Century, the author has added a novella-length coda to his quartet of novels about Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom. Several strands of the Rabbit saga come together here as, during the fall and winter holidays of 1999, Harry's survivors fitfully entertain his memory while pursuing their own happiness up to the edge of a new millennium. Love makes Updike's fictional world go round--married love, filial love, feathery licks of erotic love, and love for the domestic particulars of Middle American life.
Автор: Updike John Название: Rabbit Novels, Volume 1 ISBN: 0345464567 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345464569 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1295 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Автор: Updike John Название: Marry Me ISBN: 0141189401 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141189406 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 1113 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Sally is big and pampered. She`s married to Richard. But she loves Jerry. Jerry loves Sally, but he`s also still in love with his wife Ruth. Who`s been sleeping with Richard ...As a hot, feverish summer of weekends, secret phone calls and lovemaking on the beach comes to a head, it turns out everyone knows more than they`ve been letting on.
Автор: Updike John Название: Brazil ISBN: 0141188944 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141188942 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 1208 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Tristao Raposo, a nineteen-year old black child of the Rio slums, spies Isabel Leme, an eighteen-year-old upper-class white girl, across the hot sands of Copacabana Neach, and presents her with a ring. Their flight into marriage takes them from urban banality to the farthest reaches of Brazil`s wild west.
Автор: Updike John Название: A Month of Sundays ISBN: 0141189002 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141189000 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 977 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Concerns a month of seven days, a month of enforced rest and recreation as experienced by the Reverend Tom Marshfield, sent west from his Midwestern church in disgrace.
Автор: Updike John Название: Couples ISBN: 0141188987 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141188980 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 924 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: When her poised and sophisticated yuppie assistant at the Cairo bureau of the "Wall Street Journal" suddenly `adopted the uniform of a Muslim fundamentalist`, the author sets out to discover the truth about women and Islam. Talking about the different lives women lead under Islam, here, she gives a diverse portrait of a little known world.
Автор: Updike John Название: Coup ISBN: 0449242595 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780449242599 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 384 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Updike John Название: Pigeon Feathers ISBN: 0449211320 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780449211328 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 384 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Selected stories, demonstrating the author's insight into human emotions and the search for happiness.
Автор: Updike John Название: Terrorist ISBN: 0345493915 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345493910 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1090 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The terrorist of John Updike's title is eighteen-year-old Ahmad Ashmawy Mulloy, the son of an Irish American mother and an Egyptian father who disappeared when he was three. Devoted to Allah and to the Qur'an as expounded by the imam of his neighborhood mosque, Ahmad feels his faith threatened by the materialistic, hedonistic society he sees around him in the slumping New Jersey factory town of New Prospect. Neither Jack Levy, his life-weary guidance counselor at Central High, nor Joryleen Grant, his seductive black classmate, succeeds in diverting Ahmad from what the Qur'an calls the Straight Path. Now driving a truck for a local Lebanese furniture store--a job arranged through his imam--Ahmad thinks he has discovered God's purpose for him. But to quote the Qur'an: "Of those who plot, God is the best."
Автор: Updike John Название: Villages ISBN: 0345477316 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345477316 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1026 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: In this wry novel of sentimental education and sexual pursuit, we follow Owen Mackenzie, a representative man of the author's generation, from cradle to grave, and from bed to bed. His life and relationships are shaped by three villages, warm-lit communities that keep the darkness at bay from within and without. In Willow, Pennsylvania, the young Owen is transfixed by his first glimpses of female beauty. In Middle Falls, Connecticut, he marries, becomes a first-wave computer programmer, and discovers the very grownup pleasures of serial adultery. Finally, married for a second time, he retires with his memories, illusions, and fantasies to the somewhat geriatric community of Haskells Crossing, Massachusetts. John Updike turns Owen's personal odyssey into a radiant, sensual fable of the seasons of a man's life--and of the getting of wisdom in America.
Автор: Updike John Название: Of the Farm ISBN: 0345468228 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345468222 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1026 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: "A small masterpiece . . . With Of the Farm, John Updike has achieved a sureness of touch, a suppleness of style, and a subtlety of vision that is gained by few writers of fi ction."--The New York Times
In this short novel, Joey Robinson, a thirty-five-year-old New Yorker, describes a visit he makes, with his second wife and eleven-year-old stepson, to the Pennsylvania farm where he grew up and where his aging mother now lives alone. For three days, a quartet of voices explores the air, making confessions, seeking alignments, quarreling, pleading, and pardoning. They are not entirely alone: ghosts (fathers, lovers, children) press upon them, as do phantoms from the near future (nurses, lawyers, land developers). Of the Farm concerns the places people choose to live their lives, and the strategies they use to stand their ground.
Автор: Updike John Название: Gertrude and Claudius ISBN: 034544437X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345444370 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 481 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Updike John Название: Licks of Love ISBN: 0345446739 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345446732 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 512 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
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