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Bainbridge Beryl: The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress

Скачать книгу (размер 1 217 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 240) Аннотация: In the summer of 1968, Rose sets off for the United States from Kentish Town; in her suitcase a polka-dot dress and a one-way ticket. Together with the sinister man known only as Washington Harold, she goes in search of the charismatic and elusive Dr Wheeler — the man Rose credits with rescuing her from a terrible childhood, and against whom Harold nurses a silent grudge. As the odd couple…

Bainbridge Beryl: Sweet William

Скачать книгу (размер 973 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 192) Аннотация: People came in and out, chairs were moved, dishes gathered up on trays, but it was happening at a great distance; she concentrated entirely on his pink face crowned with foppish curls. Genteel, passive Ann works for the BBC in London and is engaged to a successful academic, fulfilling her snobbish mother's ambitions — more or less — while the Swinging Sixties happen elsewhere, to other people.…

Bainbridge Beryl: According to Queeney

Скачать книгу (размер 1 319 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 260) Аннотация: Dr Johnson, having completed his life's major work (the first ever Dictionary of the English Language) is running an increasingly chaotic life, torn between his strict morality and his undeclared passion for Mrs Thrale, the wife of an old friend. Her daughter, Queeney, narrates.