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Alison Jane: Change Me: Stories of Sexual Transformation from Ovid

Скачать книгу (размер 891 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 176) Аннотация: Jane Alison, the critically acclaimed author of The Love Artist, now takes on an equally demanding and in some ways more rigorous challenge: translating substantial portions of the Metamorphoses, Ovid's great epic of universal change, into elegant and remarkably faithful blank verse, along with selections from the Amores.

James Fenimore Cooper: The Last of the Mohicans

Скачать книгу (размер 442 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 88) Аннотация: The year is 1757. The English and the French are at war in North America. Two sisters Cora and Alice want to visit their father, General Munro. They begin their dangerous journey with the handsome English officer, Duncan Heyward and the Indian guide, Magua. On the way they meet friends and enemies, and many adventures. Some people will be heroes and some people will die. And what will happen to…

James Fenimore Cooper: The Last of the Mohicans

Скачать книгу (размер 2 329 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 458) Аннотация: The second of Cooper's five Leatherstocking Tales, this is the one which has consistently captured the imagination of generations since it was first published in 1826. Its success lies partly in the historical role Cooper gives to his Indian characters, against the grain of accumulated racial hostility, and partly in his evocation of the wild beautiful landscapes of North America which the French…