London, spring 1939. Ada Vaughan is a young and ambitious seamstress. Desperate to escape from her working-class home and blind to the warnings of war on the continent, she elopes with her lover to Paris. But. when war is declared they become trapped. He abandons her, pregnant and vulnerable.Taken prisoner and sent to Germany as slave labour, Ada is forced to survive on her wits alone, using her dressmaking skills to win favour with her captors. It is a decision which will haunt her during..
The Last Man is Mary Shelley''s apocalyptic fantasy of the end of human civilisation. Set in the late twenty-first century, the novel unfolds a sombre and pessimistic vision of..В корзину Подробнее
When the ship that Andrew and Clara are on, en route to Oceania, founders after striking an iceberg in the south Indian Ocean, and Andrew fetches up, with his manservant, on the..В корзину Описание
Henry Tillotson, a generous, genial man who inherited his father''s philanthropic attitude along with his beautiful house, rescues Margaret from a disastrous marriage in Egypt and..В корзину Описание