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Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel, Smiley Jane



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Автор: Smiley Jane
Название:  Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel
Издательство: Faber
Классификация:
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Романы, проза и авторы

ISBN: 0571231101
ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571231102
ISBN: 0-571-23110-1
ISBN-13(EAN): 978-0-571-23110-2
Обложка/Формат: Paperback
Страницы: 570
Вес: 0.796 кг.
Дата издания: 04.05.2006
Серия: Literature
Издание: Main
Размер: 233 x 154 x 46
Читательская аудитория: General (us: trade)
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Поставляется из: Англии
Описание: Discusses the pleasure of reading, and why a novel succeeds or doesn`t. The author delves into the character of the novelist, and reveals how novels have affected her own life. She describes the process of novel-writing, sharing the secrets of her own habits and theories of creativity. She also offers practical advice to aspiring writers.



Golden Age

Автор: Smiley Jane
Название: Golden Age
ISBN: 1447275691 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781447275695
Издательство: Pan Macmillan
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Цена: 775 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.)
Описание: The final novel in Jane Smiley`s masterpiece - the Last Hundred Years trilogy

Charles Dickens

Автор: Smiley, Jane
Название: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 0670030775 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780670030774
Издательство: Random House (USA)
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Цена: 1364 р.
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.

The Greenlanders

Автор: Smiley, Jane
Название: The Greenlanders
ISBN: 044991089X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780449910894
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1026 р.
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.

Описание: In fourteenth-century Greenland, a small Norse settlement struggles for survival through increasingly harsh winters, famine, witchcraft, and a tragic feud between the family of Asgeir Gunnarsson and one of his neighbors.

Thousand Acres, A

Автор: Jane Smiley
Название: Thousand Acres, A
ISBN: 0006544827 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006544821
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
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Цена: 914 р.
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.

Описание: The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling novel from one of America's greatest contemporary writers. Larry Cook's farm is the largest in Zebulon County, Iowa, and a tribute to his hard work and single-mindedness. Proud and possessive, his sudden decision to retire and hand over the farm to his three daughters, is disarmingly uncharacteristic. Ginny and Rose, the two eldest, are startled yet eager to accept, but Caroline, the youngest daughter, has misgivings. Immediately, her father cuts her out. In A Thousand Acres, Jane Smiley transposes the King Lear story to the modern day, and in so doing at once illuminates Shakespeare's original and subtly transforms it. This astonishing novel won both of America's highest literary awards, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Critics' Circle Award.

Ordinary Love

Автор: Jane Smiley
Название: Ordinary Love
ISBN: 0006543936 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006543930
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
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Цена: 710 р.
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.

Описание: The first of two thematically linked novellas, each investigating the dream of the perfect family. It gives voice to a mother, loving but unsure of her love's value. In forfeiting her powerful husband, she fears that she has done her children irrevocable harm. The second novella is "Good Will".

Автор: Jane Smiley
Название: Moo
ISBN: 0007204620 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007204625
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
Цена: 812 р.
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.

Описание: Reissue of this brilliantly funny satire set in a contemporary American university. Deep in the wheatfields of the American midwest, Moo University is in a state of disarray! In this witty and biting comedy of manners, Jane Smiley turns her wryly perceptive eye towards a community, where men and women, the innocent and the cynical, thinkers and careerists, live and work together - in complete disharmony. 'Satire on a grand scale, a microscopic examination of contemporary American mores conducted with great wit and gracious indulgence for human frailty !Trying to describe this book's marvellous variety is like trying to describe London to someone who has never been there.

The only appropriate exhortation is "Read it."

Moo

Автор: Jane Smiley
Название: Moo
ISBN: 0006548474 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006548478
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
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Цена: 1320 р.
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.

Описание: By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "A Thousand Acres', this is a novel which skewers both academia and agribusiness. Set in the late 1980s, in a Midwestern agricultural college called Moo University, the story concerns technological foolishness, campus rivalry, sex and intrigue.

Duplicate Keys

Автор: Smiley, Jane
Название: Duplicate Keys
ISBN: 1400076021 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781400076024
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1094 р.
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.

Описание: Alice Ellis is a Midwestern refugee living in Manhattan. Still recovering from a painful divorce, she depends on the companionship and camaraderie of tightly knit circle of friends. At the center of this circle is a rock band struggling to navigate New York's erratic music scene, and an apartment/practice space with approximately fifty key-holders. One sunny day, Alice enters the apartment and finds two of the band members shot dead. As the double-murder sends waves of shock through their lives, this group of friends begins to unravel, and dangerous secrets are revealed one by one. When Alice begins to notice things amiss in her own apartment, the tension breaks out as it occurs to her that she is not the only person with a key, and she may not get a chance to change the locks.

Jane Smiley applies her distinctive rendering of time, place, and the enigmatic intricacies of personal relationships to the twists and turns of suspense. The result is a brilliant literary thriller that will keep readers guessing up to its final, shocking conclusion.

A Year at the Races

Автор: Smiley, Jane
Название: A Year at the Races
ISBN: 1400033179 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781400033171
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1026 р.
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.

Описание: "Every horse story is a love story," writes Jane Smiley, who has loved horses for most of her life and owned and bred them for a good part of it. To love something is to observe it with more than usual attention, and that is precisely what Smiley does in this irresistibly smart, witty, and engaging chronicle of her obsession.

In particular she follows a sexy filly named Waterwheel and a grey named Wowie (he "tells" a horse communicator that he wants it changed from Hornblower) as they begin careers at the racetrack. Filled with humor and suspense, and with discourses on equine intelligence, affection, and character, A Year at the Races is a winner.

The Age of Grief

Автор: Smiley, Jane
Название: The Age of Grief
ISBN: 0385721870 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385721875
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1026 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.

Описание: The luminous novella and stories in The Age of Grief explore the vicissitudes of love, friendship, and marriage with all the compassion and insight that have come to be expected from Jane Smiley, the Pulitzer Prize--winning author of A Thousand Acres.

In "The Pleasure of Her Company," a lonely, single woman befriends the married couple next door, hoping to learn the secret of their happiness. In "Long Distance," a man finds himself relieved of the obligation to continue an affair that is no longer compelling to him, only to be waylaid by the guilt he feels at his easy escape. And in the incandescently wise and moving title novella, a dentist, aware that his wife has fallen in love with someone else, must comfort her when she is spurned, while maintaining the secret of his own complicated sorrow. Beautifully written, with a wry intelligence and a lively comic touch, The Age of Grief captures moments of great intimacy with grace, clarity, and indelible emotional power.

The Greenlanders

Автор: Smiley, Jane
Название: The Greenlanders
ISBN: 1400095468 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781400095469
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1162 р.
Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.

Описание: Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author Jane Smiley s The Greenlanders" "is an enthralling novel in the epic tradition of the old Norse sagas.Set in the fourteenth century in Europe s most farflung outpost, a land of glittering fjords, blasting winds, sun-warmed meadows, and high, dark mountains, The Greenlanders" "is the story of one family proud landowner Asgeir Gunnarsson; his daughter Margret, whose willful independence leads her into passionate adultery and exile; and his son Gunnar, whose quest for knowledge is at the compelling center of this unforgettable book. Jane Smiley takes us into this world of farmers, priests, and lawspeakers, of hunts and feasts and long-standing feuds, and by an act of literary magic, makes a remote time, place, and people not only real but dear to us."

Moo

Автор: Smiley Jane
Название: Moo
ISBN: 0307472760 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307472762
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1159 р.
Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.


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