With this, his first collection, Carver breathed new life into the short story. Carver showed how humour and tragedy dwell in the hearts of ordinary people, and won a readership that grew with every subsequent brilliant collection of stories, poems and essays that appeared in the last eleven years of his life.
The son of two Badminton riders, William Fox-Pitt was born into horse riding, and by the time he won his first gymkhana at eight, he was hooked to the sport. In 2004 he had a year..Подробнее
These seven stories were the last that Carver wrote. Among them is one of his longest, "Errand", in which he imagines the death of Chekhov, a writer Carver hugely admired and to..Описание
BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident..Описание
If you could go back in time, what would you do differently?For Eliott, there is no question. To all appearances, his life has been a success. At 60, he is an esteemed surgeon..Подробнее
Raymond Carver said it was possible "to write about commonplace things and objects using commonplace but precise language and endow these things - a chair, a window curtain, a..Описание