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E.L. Doctorow: Sweet Land Stories

Скачать книгу (размер 973 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 192) Аннотация: These dazzling short works are crafted with all the weight and resonance of the novels for which E. L. Doctorow is famous. You will find yourself set down in a mysterious redbrick house in rural Illinois ('A House on the Plains'), working things out with a baby-kidnapping couple in California ('Baby Wilson'), living on a religious-cult commune in Kansas ('Walter John Harmon'), sharing the…

E.L. Doctorow: The March: A Novel

Скачать книгу (размер 1 952 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 384) Аннотация: Doctorow's new novel is set towards the end of the American Civil War and follows General Sherman's epic march with sixty thousand Union troops through Georgia and the Carolinas, one of the major manoeuvres to bring the war to its conclusion. THE MARCH ranges widely over a diverse set of characters — each of whom is brilliantly realised — so that we see the war through the eyes of both…

E.L. Doctorow: Ragtime

Скачать книгу (размер 1 462 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 288) Аннотация: Welcome to America at the turn of the twentieth century, where the rhythms of ragtime set the beat. In this chronicle, real-life characters intermingle with three families, one black, one Jewish, and one prosperous WASP, to create a literary mosaic that brings to life an era of poverty, wealth, and incredible change in short, the era of ragtime.