Автор: Cheever, John Название: Collected stories ISBN: 0099748304 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099748304 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 12860 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: A collection by Pulitzer prize-winning novelist John Cheever that shows the power and range of one of the finest short story writers. It includes masterpieces such as "The Swimmer" and "Goodbye, My Brother" and date from the time of his honourable discharge from the Army at the end of the Second World War.
Автор: Cheever, John Название: Letters of john cheever ISBN: 0099529645 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099529644 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 16820 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: John Cheever`s letters offer a tantalising glimpse into the life of a writer. They include correspondence with his contemporaries, his days as a young, aspiring writer and his battles with bisexuality and alcoholism. This title shows how his private correspondence was as extraordinary as his published works.
Автор: John Cheever Название: Collected Stories and Other Writings ISBN: 1598530348 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781598530346 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 26610 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: John Cheever's stories rank among the finest achievements of twentieth-century short fiction. Ensnared by the trappings of affluence, adrift in the emptiness of American prosperity, his characters find themselves in the midst of dramas that, however comic, pose profound questions about conformity and class, pleasure and propriety, and the conduct and meaning of an individual life. At the same time, the stories reveal their author to be a master whose prose is at once precise and sensuous, in which a shrewd eye for social detail is paired with a lyric sensitivity to the world at large. "The constants that I look for," he wrote in the preface to The Stories of John Cheever, "are a love of light and a determination to trace some moral chain of being." Cheever's superlative gifts as a storyteller are evident even in his first published work, "Expelled" (1930), which appeared in The New Republic when he was only 18: "I felt that I was hearing for the first time the voice of a new generation," said Malcolm Cowley, then an editor at the magazine. Moving to Manhattan from his native Massachusetts, Cheever began publishing stories in The New Yorker in the 1930s, establishing a crucial if sometimes contentious relationship that would last for much of his career. His debut collection, The Way Some People Live (1943), was a book that he effectively disowned, regarding it as apprentice work; the best stories in the volume, as selected by editor Blake Bailey, are here restored to print for the first time, offering--along with seven other stories that Cheever never collected--an intriguing glimpse into his early development. By the late 1940s Cheever had come into his own as a writer, achieving a breakthrough in 1947 with the Kafkaesque tale "The Enormous Radio." It was soon followed by works of startling fluency and power, such as the unsettling "Torch Song," with its suggestion of menace and the uncanny, as well as the searing, beautiful treatment of fraternal conflict, "Goodbye, My Brother." Finally, when Cheever and his family moved to Westchester County in the 1950s, he began writing about the disappointments of postwar suburbia in such definitive classics as "The Sorrows of Gin," "The Five-Forty-Eight," "The Country Husband," and "The Swimmer." This volume, published to coincide with Blake Bailey's groundbreaking biography, is the largest collection of Cheever's stories ever published, and celebrates his indelible achievement by gathering the complete Stories of John Cheever (1978), as well as seven stories from The Way Some People Live and seven additional stories first published in periodicals between 1930 and 1953. Also included are several short essays on writers and writing, including a previously unpublished speech on Saul Bellow.
Автор: Quinn, Julia Название: Secret diaries of miss miranda cheever ISBN: 0749938323 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780749938321 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 10110 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: Only, in 1811, the nineteen-year-old Viscount Turner - eldest brother of Miranda`s closest friend - had kissed the hand of an awkward ten-year-old girl and promised her that one day she`d be as beautiful as she was smart. Now, eight years later, Miranda is a woman grown, and Turner an embittered widower. But she has never stopped loving Turner.
Автор: Cheever, John Название: Falconer ISBN: 0679737863 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679737865 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 12170 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him back into childhood. Only John Cheever could deliver these grand themes with the irony, unforced eloquence, and exhilarating humor that make Falconer such a triumphant work of the moral imagination.
Автор: Cheever, John Название: Journals ISBN: 009952953X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099529538 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 12860 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Presents John Cheever`s journals that reveal the inner life of this remarkable writer and the contradictions that drove him.
Автор: Cheever, John Название: Wapshot scandal ISBN: 0099540592 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099540595 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 12860 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Once upon a time the Wapshots of St Botolphs were distinguished for their unshakeable good opinion of themselves. But the family members have drifted far from their New England village - and into the demented caprices of the mighty, the bad graces of the IRS and the humiliating abyss of adulterous passion.
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