Считается, что закон не имеет обратной силы. Да, но только – не закон человеческих отношений. Можно ли заключить в строгие временные рамки родственные чувства, любовь, дружбу, честь, служебный долг? Как определить точку отсчета для этих понятий? Они – вне
This collection contains testimonies of remarkable people, half-forgotten events, connecting us with our ancestors who lived difficult, worthy, sometimes heroic lives. In addition to a large official history, recorded, rewritten and edited daily, there is
In the third volume of the Millennium series, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition in a Swedish hospital, a bullet in her head. But she's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll stand trial for three murders. W
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation. On the eve of its publication, the two reporters responsible for the article are murdered, and the finger
Довлатовская «Зона» — это четырнадцать эпизодов из жизни зеков и их надзирателей, истории сосуществования людей за колючей проволокой, рассказанные просто и с отрезвляющим юмором, за которым совершенно ясно можно расслышать: «Ад — это мы сами».
The book includes fiction and non-fiction pieces from 24 Russian book authors who were short-listed or won the Big Book Award (the highest literary award in Russia). Most texts were written specifically for this edition!
"Black Dragon" is the name of river Amur in Chinese. On its Russian coast, there is a village Byvaloe, where Russians, Jewes, and Chinese people settled before and after the Russian Revolution of 1917. This mixture of people creates a context for the unus
Porfiry Petrovich is a literary-police algorithm. He investigates crimes and simultaneously writes detective stories about it, earning money for the Police Department. Marukha Cho is an art critic with a lot of money and her specialty is the so-called "gy
Polish hontology. Things and people in the years of transition.
Theater of Despair - Desperate Theater. Autobiography. Book nominated for the Big Book Award!
Роман Елены Шатохиной можно отнести к гипотетическим произведениям о жизни поэта. Используя подлинные письма Пушкина и его окружения, автор мастерски соединил эпистолярный жанр, детектив, историческую повесть и мелодраму.
It is a documentary novel about the search for answers to the most burning questions about the Holocaust in the territory of Lithuania. Author faithfully studies the archives, reads the protocols, compares the testimonies, and reviews video recordings - i
So the novel takes place in the early Soviet years. "My children" is a bold and profound study of the consciousness of the Russian German, in which love for the Great River Volga and related beliefs-steppe, pagan, savage-naive, with a clear touch of Kalmy
The novel "Walnut Buddha" by Boris Akunin describes the contradictory, turbulent era of Tsar Peter the Great (Peter I) and accompanies the fifth volume of the project "The History of the Russian State" - "Tsar Peter Alekseevich". In the characters of the
This is a mystery novel that accompanies a non-fiction volume "History of the Russian State, from Ivan III to Boris Godunov, between Asia and Europe". The events in the novel take place during the same time period.
Locked behind bars for three years, Shadow did his time, quietly waiting for the day when he could return to Eagle Point, Indiana. A man no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring, all he wanted was to be with Laura, the wife he deeply loved, and start
Роман повествует о патриархальной еврейской семье, чьи вековые корни оказались перерублены революцией. Перемены застали старшее поколение врасплох, оно не смогло приспособиться к новой жизни, молодые же с наивной верой в светлое будущее вступили в ряды ст
About love that is stronger than death. About that light and this darkness. Mysteries of consciousness and their clues.Fundamentals vampoekonomiki. Gynecology of protest. The firm guarantees: Not a word about the swamp! For the first time in the world li
Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time. From THE WHORE OF MENSA, to GOD (A Play), to NO KADDISH FOR WEINSTEIN, old and new Woody Allen fans will laugh themselves hysterica
The book was based on materials from the family archive - memoirs, diaries, letters, photographs, as well as documents from the archives of the NKVD-KGB-FSB, which the authors managed to get acquainted only in 1998-2000. As a result, a story about many and many people connected with family, professional and friendly ties turned out. And broader is the...
The hero-narrator of THE CATCHER IN THE RYE is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield. Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes undergrou
60-е годы - золотой век полетов. В этих потрясающих воспоминаниях вы найдете откровенный и правдивый рассказ о том, чем на самом деле являются полеты в дружественных небесах.
From Publishers Weekly: In a starred review of this "searing" account of teens who become addicted to heroin, PW wrote that the "unflinching depiction of the seductive pleasures as well as insidious horrors of heroin... will leave an indelible impression
Captivating, surprisingly truthful and tragic narration-such is 'The Rum Diary' by American author and journalist Hunter Thompson. Although written in 1959, this novel was published only four years ago. The 'Lost Novel' of Hunter Thompson, the story is