Автор: Swift, Graham Название: Sweet shop owner ISBN: 0330353721 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780330353724 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Цена: 624 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии. Описание: In the sweet shop Willy Chapman was free, absolved from all responsibility, and he ran his sweet shop like his life - quietly, steadfastly, devotedly. It was a bargain struck between Chapman and his beautiful, emotionally injured wife - a bargain based on unexpressed, inexpressible love and on a courageous acceptance of life`s deprivation.
Автор: Swift Graham Название: England: And Other Stories ISBN: 110187418X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781101874189 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1774 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Swift, Graham Название: Learning to Swim ISBN: 0679739785 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679739784 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1026 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The men and women in these spare, Kafkaesque stories are engaged in struggles that are no less brutal because they are fought by proxy. In Graham Swift's taut prose, these quiet combative relationships--between a mismatched couple; an aging doctor and his hypochondriacal patient; a teenage refugee swept up in the conflict between an oppressively sentimental father and his rebellious son--become a microcosm for all human cruelty and need. "Swift proves throughout this ambitious collection that he is a master of his language and the construction of provocative situations."--Houston Chronicle
Автор: Swift Graham Название: Light of Day ISBN: 0141016574 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141016573 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Цена: 553 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Eversleigh Manor provides the perfect location for hit new television show, Lady Jane Investigates. But when the film crew descends en masse, no one could have predicted that romance would be brewing before the clapperboard had snapped its last. Least of all Guy Portias, heir to the manor and favourite beau of leading lady, Richenda Fox.
Автор: Swift, Graham Название: Ever after ISBN: 0330507869 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780330507868 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Рейтинг: Цена: 969 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: An academic sits alone in his college room thinking about the people he has lost. Powerful memories crowd in on him - childhood days in Paris; his exuberant, glamorous mother; his mysterious father; and, the brash young American who becomes his step-father. Mingled with this emerges a tender portrait of his relationship with his actress wife.
Автор: Swift Graham Название: Making an Elephant: Writing from Within ISBN: 0307455750 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307455758 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1159 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In his first-ever work of nonfiction, Graham Swift--Booker Prize-winning author of Waterland and Last Orders--gives us a highly personal book: a singular and open-spirited account of a writer's life. Here Kazuo Ishiguro advises on how to choose a guitar; Salman Rushdie arrives for Christmas under guard; Caryl Phillips shares a beer with the author at a nightclub in Toronto. There are private moments with Swift's father and with his own younger self, as well as musings--on history, memory, and imagination--that illuminate his work. As generous in its scope as it is acute in its observations, Making an Elephant brings together a richly varied selection of essays, portraits, poetry and interviews, full of insights into Swift's passions and motivations, and wise about the friends, family and other writers who have mattered to him over the years.
Автор: Swift Graham Название: Tomorrow ISBN: 0307386430 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307386434 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1022 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: On a midsummer's night Paula Hook lies awake; Mike, her husband of twenty-five years, asleep beside her; her teenage twins, Nick and Kate, sleeping in nearby rooms. The next day, she knows, will redefine all of their lives. Recalling the years before and after her children were born, Paula begins a story that is both a glowing celebration of love possessed and a moving acknowledgment of the secrets on which our very identities rest. Brilliantly distilling half a century into one suspenseful night, Tomorrow is an eloquent meditation on the mystery of happiness.
Автор: Swift Graham Название: Making an Elephant: Writing from Within ISBN: 0307270998 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307270993 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1843 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Widdowson, Peter Название: Graham swift ISBN: 0746311044 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780746311042 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 5821 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Graham Swift is among the foremost contemporary British writers, having published seven highly acclaimed novels which are widely read by students and general public alike. Waterland has become a modern classic, and Last Orders won the Booker prize for fiction in 2006. This study covers all Swift's novels to The Light of Day: it offers a close reading of each of the novels, exploring the innovative formal strategies and identifying such recurrent themes as the presence of the past in the present, the blurring of distinctions between 'history' and 'story', fact and fiction, and the possibilities of redemption in a contemporary social and emotional wasteland. For the most part set in an urban, middle-class, claustrophobic and loveless present, and focused on usually fraught relationships between husbands and wives, parents and children, these recognisably postmodern novels are seen here as symptomatic of contemporary Britain: a world where, in the shadow of the nuclear holocaust, we approach 'the End o
Автор: Swift, Graham Название: Picador shots - `chemistry` ISBN: 0330457985 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780330457989 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Рейтинг: Цена: 193 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A boy and his grandfather try to cope with the arrival of a new man in the household and his effect on the woman who is their mother and daughter. The boy dreams of violence and the grandfather retreats to the only sanctuary he knows.
Автор: Widdowson, Peter Название: Graham swift ISBN: 0746310129 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780746310120 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 2826 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A close textual reading of Graham Swift`s seven novels to date, and the first critical monograph on him to be published.
Автор: Swift, Graham Название: Tomorrow ISBN: 0307266907 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307266903 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1638 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Swift Graham Название: Mothering Sunday: A Romance ISBN: 1101947527 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781101947524 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1569 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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