Julian Barnes — Arthur and George, 2006 год


Автор статьи: admin / 3 просмотров
Arthur and George - Julian Barnes

Random House UK / —
Arthur and George grow up worlds and miles apart in late 19th-century Britain: Arthur in shabby-genteel Edinburgh, and George in the vicarage of a small Staffordshire village. Arthur becomes a doctor, and then a writer; George a solicitor in Birmingham. Arthur is to become one of the most famous men of his age, George remains in hardworking obscurity. But as the new century begins, they are brought together by a sequence of events, which made sensational headlines at the time as The Great Wyrley Outrages. With a mixture of detailed research and vivid imagination, Julian Barnes brings to life not just this long-forgotten case, but the inner lives of these two very different men. The reader sees them both with stunning clarity, and almost inhabits them as they face the vicissitudes of their lives, whether in the dock hearing a verdict of guilty, or trying to live an honourable life while desperately in love with another woman. This is a novel in which the events of a hundred years ago constantly set off contemporary echoes, a novel about low crime and high spirituality, guilt and innocence, identity, nationality and race; about what we think, what we believe, and what we know. Julian Barnes has long been recognised as one of Britain’s most remarkable writers. While those already familiar with his work will enjoy its elegance, its wit, its profound wisdom about the human condition, Arthur & George will surely find him an entirely new audience.

ISBN: 978-0-09-949273-3
мягкая обложка, 512 стр.
Купить | Скачать | Читать онлайн

Поделитесь:
Оцените статью:
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Так же интересно

Luxriot VMS
soft.masterit.ru
2X ThinClientServer
soft.masterit.ru
Stronghold 3
soft.masterit.ru

Смотрите так же:
  • Barnes Julian — Arthur & George, 2006 год
  • Barnes Julian — Arthur & George, 2006 год
  • Julian Barnes — Cross Channel, 2005 год
  • Julian Barnes — The Pedant in the Kitchen, 2003 год
  • Julian Barnes — Nothing to be Frightened of, 2009 год
  • Julian Barnes — Love, Etc, 2008 год
  • Barnes Julian — Something to Declare (B), 2002 год
  • Barnes Julian — Talking It Over, 2001 год
  • Julian Barnes — Staring at the Sun, 2005 год
  • Barnes Julian — The Lemon Table
  • Tags: , , , ,

    There is no comment for this post.

    Leave a comment

    (required)

    (required)


    Instruction for comments :

    You can use these tags:
    XHTML: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>



    RSS Feed for comments | TrackBack URI