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Hard Times, A Longman Cultural Edition
Charles Dickens
Tremendous Trifles
G. K. Chesterton
"Симпсоны" как философия: Эссе
Mark T. Conard, Aeon J. Skoble, William Irwin
Лекции по зарубежной литературе
Vladimir Nabokov
Пробуждающаяся наука. Математика Древнего Египта, Вавилона и Греции
Иван Веселовский, B.L. Van Der Waerden
Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son
Philip Dormer Stanhope
Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady
Samuel Richardson, Angus Ross
Surprised by Joy
C.S. Lewis
A Bit on the Side
William Trevor
Ojos de perro azul
Gabriel García Márquez

Gentlemen and Players

Gentlemen and Players - Joanne Harris All through this book I really hated the psychotic villain and seriously intended to give the book 2 stars (and that only for the impeccable writing style).
The finale altered it all. So brilliant that it's impossible not to admire it. The villain is still twisted and maniacal, but the book is great. As the plot is resolved, the whole picture comes together in a way that I honestly never encountered, even in the best mystery novels. The reader is just forced to reappraise all his views and guesses, right or wrong (yes, I did get some of the guesses right!), and finally to admit that, however evil, the main character can be understood.