At its center are two twentieth-century men who represent different kinds of power—Kenneth Toomey, a past-his-prime author of mediocre fiction, a man who has outlived his contemporaries to survive into, bitter, luxurious old age, living in self-exile..
Excerpt: ... a working girl. She would not injure her son''s prospects; he should not be ashamed by his mother (for the good woman''s grammar was something of the same kind as Mme. Cibot''s); and for this reason she kept in th..
This booktruck is designed for heavy use in libraries, classrooms and other institutional facilities. This book truck accommodates books, papers and reports and keeps these materials in place with sloping shelves. Quiet Glide casters attach for an easy mov..
Burroughs revealed his genius. In The Soft Machine he begins an adventure that will take us even further into the dark recesses of his imagination, a region where nothing is sacred, nothing taboo. Continuing his ferocious verbal assault on hatred, hype, po..
Besides the brilliant title story, a cunningly wrought narrative of romance and murder in the haute bourgeoisie of St. Petersburg, this volume includes all five stories originally collected as The Tales of the Late P. Belkin. These include "An Amateur Peas..