Wharton, who was both critically acclaimed and a bestselling author, was perhaps better known in her lifetime for her many novels set in New York City among the wealthy elite. In this novel, however, the author's keen attention to detail is turned away fro..
Brideshead Revisited presents a more nostalgic story based on the main character's memories of a wealthy English Catholic family he befriended before World War II. In an England where most people are Protestant, being Catholic makes the family-despite thei..
M. Forster's earlier novels. Forster had arrived as an important author, and the public and critics eagerly anticipated his next novel. But fourteen years would elapse before the publication of A Passage to India, which would also be the last novel publish..
Though the author went on to write six other works of fiction (including three young adult novels and a book of short stories) his first novel is generally considered his finest. A Yellow Raft in Blue Water is especially admired for his layered technique o..
Although meticulously researched, the sheer length of the original manuscript made many publishers unwilling to take the risk on the untried author. Indeed The Clan of the Cave Bear is one of those novels that is either loved or hated. The story concerns a..
Although HÃ¸eg had enjoyed modest commercial and critical success in Denmark with his earlier book Forestilling om det tyvende arhundrede (1988), published as The History of Danish Dreams in 1995 in the United States, it was his third novel that rocketed..
Abe's The Woman in the Dunes is a prime example. With this novel, one of Abe's more popular works, Abe takes the reader into a very strange and isolated world in order to make a statement about the condition of modern civilization. His statement is fascina..
From London to Hong Kong, from Paris to Pago Pago, in Samoa or Malaya or on a Tahitian tropical isle, the men and women in this collection of masterfully crafted tales inhabit exotic, mysterious worldsand at their own peril invade the dark territory of the..
This blocky, classic look harkens back to his design in the original Super Mario Bros. game that launched for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985. His iconic red overalls and brownish shirt represent the classic color scheme used in the original game..
Series NVLCAAAB Princess Peach amiibo Gaming Figure presides over the Mushroom Kingdom from her huge castle. Though she's often the target of Bowser's kidnapping schemes, Princess Peach is far from a simple damsel in distress. She's a natural at tennis and..