Susan Collins "Hungry games"
"Hungry games" — it is the first novel of the trilogy of the same name of the American writer Susan Collins. Two others are called "And the flame" and "Soyka-peresmeshnitsa" will flash. They were published with a difference in a year from 2008 to 2010 and at once became best-sellers. And two years later in 2012 there was a long-awaited movie put according to the first novel, and which became not less popular, than the book. That caused surge in interest in work among those who did not read the book yet, but was interested in the movie and was eager for continuation.
Francis Scott Fitsdzherald - "The Great Gatsby"
"Great Gatsby" - one of the most known and, undoubtedly, the greatest works of the American writer of the first half of the 20th eyelid Francis Scott Fitsdzherald. The book was written in Paris where the writer stopped with the wife during travel across Europe. And it, of course, left the mark on work.
Diana Setterfild "The thirteenth fairy tale"
| There are many examples of successful literary debuts when the first book of the young writer literally at once became the best-seller. If we put all such books on one shelf, not the last place on it would be taken by the novel "Thirteenth Fairy Tale" of Diana Setterfild. |
William Somerset Maugham "Theatre"
|One of the most famous and successful writers of the beginning of the XX century — it, undoubtedly, the English writer William Somerset Maugham. "Theater" — its most known novel. The scope of work is close to much, after all the author touches upon a subject of crisis of middle age. |
Kauffman "Up a ladder, leading down" is white
|Many books are written about relationship of teachers and pupils. But often they show this relationship one-sidedly. However there are also such works in which school life is described such what it actually is. One of such books — the novel "Up a Ladder, Leading Down" of the American writer Bel Kauffman. |
Phillis Kast "Goddess of legends"
|Phillis Christina Kast already wrote not one novel about adventures of modern women in various eras. Sounds incredibly? Means, you did not read Kast's book "The goddess of legends" yet!|
Humberto Eco "The Prague cemetery"
|The Italian philosopher and the scientist, the writer and the literary critic Humberto Eco wrote not one book which became the European best-seller. It became known only after an exit of its works "Rose Name", "Foucault's Pendulum" and "Island the Day Before". But here quite recently there was one more its novel — "The Prague cemetery".|
Hugh Laurie "Dealer in guns"
|To the majority of us Hugh Laurie is known as the performer of a role of cynical doctor House in the series of the same name, slightly less people looked "Shou Frei and Laurie" and series "Dzhivs and Worcester". But the few know that Hugh Laurie also tried out as the writer, having written the adventure novel "Dealer in Guns". |