Автор: Rutherfurd, Edward Название: London ISBN: 0099551373 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099551379 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 13890 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: London has perhaps the most remarkable history of any city in the world. Now its story has a unique voice. In this epic novel Edward Rutherfurd takes the reader on a magnificent journey across sixteen centuries from the days of the Romans to the Victorian engineers of Tower Bridge and the era dockland development of today. Through the lives and adventures of his colourful cast of characters he brings all the richness of London's past unforgettably to life.
A grand, epic story that tells the history of the greatest city in the world, from Roman times to the present day.
Автор: Rutherfurd, Edward Название: New York ISBN: 0099509385 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099509387 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 16880 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Edward Rutherfurd tells the story of this great city as no other author could - from the epic, empty grandeur of the New World to the skyscrapers of the City that Never Sleeps, from the intimate detail of lives long forgotten to those lived today at breakneck speed.
Автор: Rutherfurd Название: Russka ISBN: 0099635208 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099635208 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 15730 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: In this novel, serf and master, Cossack and tsar, priest and Jew are brought together in a family saga which unrolls through centuries of history to reveal that most impenetrable and mysterious of lands - Russia.
Автор: Rutherfurd, Edward Название: Dublin ISBN: 0099279088 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099279082 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 16020 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Takes us from prehistory, the High Kings of Tara, the Viking invasion, the machinations of Henry II and the greed of Henry VIII to the burning of the saint`s relics in front of Christchurch cathedral in 1538. This work closes the story of the `Irish` Irish: the descendants of Fingall and Cuchulainn, and the princes and Kings of Tara of Brian Boru.
Автор: Rutherfurd Название: Ireland: Awekening ISBN: 009947655X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099476559 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 16020 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Presents the story of Ireland from the seventeenth century onwards, picking up at the Reformation, and with it, the devastating arrival of Oliver Cromwell. Set against the backdrop of Irish political history, this title journeys through the centuries right the way up to the twentieth century`s Easter Rising and Independence.
Автор: Rutherfurd, Edward Название: Russka ISBN: 0345479351 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345479358 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 19820 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: "Impressive." THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD Spanning 1800 years of Russia's history, people, poltics, and culture, Edward Rurtherford, author of the phenomenally successful SARUM: THE NOVEL OF ENGLAND, tells a grand saga that is as multifaceted as Russia itself. Here is a story of a great civilization made human, played out through the lives of four families who are divided by ethnicity but united in shaping the destiny of their land. "Rutherford's RUSSKA succeeds.... He] can take his place among an elite cadre of chroniclers such as Harold Lamb, Maurice Hindus and Henri Troyat." SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Автор: Rutherfurd E Название: London ISBN: 0449002632 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780449002636 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 9230 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: "A TOUR DE FORCE . . . London tracks the history of the English capital from the days of the Celts until the present time. . . . Breathtaking."--The Orlando Sentinel A master of epic historical fiction, Edward Rutherford gives us a sweeping novel of London, a glorious pageant spanning two thousand years. He brings this vibrant city's long and noble history alive through his saga of ever-shifting fortunes, fates, and intrigues of a half-dozen families, from the age of Julius Caesar to the twentieth century. Generation after generation, these families embody the passion, struggle, wealth, and verve of the greatest city in the Old World. Praise for London "Remarkable . . . The invasion by Julius Caesar's legions in 54 B.C. . . . The rise of chivalry and the Crusades . . . The building of the Globe theatre . . . and the coming of the Industrial Revolution. . . . What a delightful way to get the feel of London and of English history. . . . We witness first-hand the lust of Henry VIII. We overhear Geoffrey Chaucer deciding to write The Canterbury Tales. . . . Each episode is a punchy tale made up of bite-size chunks ending in tiny cliffhangers."--The New York Times "Hold-your-breath suspense, buccaneering adventure, and passionate tales of love and war."--The Times (London) "Fascinating . . . A sprawling epic."--San Francisco Chronicle
Автор: Rutherfurd, Edward Название: New York ISBN: 1846051967 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846051968 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Цена: 16880 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Edward Rutherfurd Название: Paris ISBN: 1444767631 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444767636 Издательство: Hodder Цена: 12570 T Наличие на складе: Есть в Нур-Султан (Астана) Описание: Inspired by the haunting, passionate story of the city of lights, this epic novel weaves a gripping tale of four families across the centuries: from the lies that spawn the noble line of de Cygne to the revolutionary Le Sourds who seek their destruction; from the Blanchards whose bourgeois respectability offers scant protection against scandal to the hard-working Gascons and their soaring ambitions.
Over hundreds of years, these four families are bound by forbidden loves and marriages of convenience; dogged by vengeance and murderous secrets; torn apart by the irreconcilable differences of birth and faith, and brought together by the tumultuous history of their city. Paris bursts to life in the intrigue, corruption and glory of its people.
Автор: Edward Rutherfurd Название: Paris ISBN: 1444736809 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444736809 Издательство: Hodder Цена: 22010 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Rutherfurd, Edward Название: The Rebels of Ireland ISBN: 0345472365 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345472366 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 18480 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The reigning master of grand historical fiction returns with the stirring conclusion to his bestselling Dublin Saga.
The Princes of Ireland, the first volume of Edward Rutherfurds magisterial epic of Irish history, ended with the disastrous Irish revolt of 1534 and the disappearance of the sacred Staff of Saint Patrick. The Rebels of Ireland opens with an Ireland transformed; plantation, the final step in the centuries-long English conquest of Ireland, is the order of the day, and the subjugation of the native Irish Catholic population has begun in earnest.
Edward Rutherfurd brings history to life through the tales of families whose fates rise and fall in each generation: Brothers who must choose between fidelity to their ancient faith or the security of their families; a wife whose passion for a charismatic Irish chieftain threatens her comfortable marriage to a prosperous merchant; a young scholar whose secret rebel sympathies are put to the test; men who risk their lives and their childrens fortunes in the tragic pursuit of freedom, and those determined to root them out forever.
Rutherfurd spins the saga of Irelands 400-year path to independence in all its drama, tragedy, and glory through the stories of people from all strata of society--Protestant and Catholic, rich and poor, conniving and heroic.
His richly detailed narrative brings to life watershed moments and events, from the time of plantation settlements to the Flight of the Earls, when the native aristocracy fled the island, to Cromwells suppression of the population and the imposition of the harsh anti-Catholic penal laws. He describes the hardships of ordinary people and the romantic, doomed attempt to overthrow the Protestant oppressors, which ended in defeat at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690, and the departure of the Wild Geese.
In vivid tones Rutherfurd re-creates Grattans Parliament, Wolfe Tone's attempted French invasion of 1798, the tragic rising of Robert Emmet, the Catholic campaign of Daniel OConnell, the catastrophic famine, the mass migration to America, and the glorious Irish Renaissance of Yeats and Joyce. And through the eyes of his characters, he captures the rise of Charles Stewart Parnell and the great Irish nationalists and the birth of an Ireland free of all ties to England.
A tale of fierce battles, hot-blooded romances, and family and political intrigues, The Rebels of Ireland brings the story begun in The Princes of Ireland to a stunning conclusion.
Автор: Rutherfurd, Edward Название: The Princes of Ireland ISBN: 0345472357 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345472359 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 18480 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: From the internationally bestselling author of London and Sarum -- a magnificent epic about love and war, family life and political intrigue in Ireland over the course of seventeen centuries. Like the novels of James Michener, The Princes of Ireland brilliantly interweaves engrossing fiction and well-researched fact to capture the essence of a place. Edward Rutherfurd has introduced millions of readers to the human dramas that are the lifeblood of history. From his first bestseller, Sarum, to the #1 bestseller London, he has captivated audiences with gripping narratives that follow the fortunes of several fictional families down through the ages. The Princes of Ireland, a sweeping panorama steeped in the tragedy and glory that is Ireland, epitomizes the power and richness of Rutherfurd s storytelling magic. The saga begins in pre-Christian Ireland with a clever refashioning of the legend of Cuchulainn, and culminates in the dramatic founding of the Free Irish State in 1922. Through the interlocking stories of a wonderfully imagined cast of characters -- monks and noblemen, soldiers and rebels, craftswomen and writers -- Rutherfurd vividly conveys the personal passions and shared dreams that shaped the character of the country. He takes readers inside all the major events in Irish history: the reign of the fierce and mighty kings of Tara; the mission of Saint Patrick; the Viking invasion and the founding of Dublin; the trickery of Henry II, which gave England its foothold on the island in 1167; the plantations of the Tudors and the savagery of Cromwell; the flight of the Wild Geese; the failed rebellion of 1798; the Great Famine and the Easter Rebellion. With Rutherfurd s well-crafted storytelling, readers witness the rise of the Fenians in the late nineteenth century, the splendours of the Irish cultural renaissance, and the bloody battles for Irish independence, as though experiencing their momentous impact firsthand. Tens of millions of North Americans claim Irish descent. Generations of people have been enchanted by Irish literature, and visitors flock to Dublin and its environs year after year. The Princes of Ireland will appeal to all of them -- and to anyone who relishes epic entertainment spun by a master.
"From the Hardcover edition.""
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