The Fall of the House of Usher The Fall of the House of Usher - Read English books
Classics of Gothic history. Roderick Usher, the last offspring of an old family, invites a friend to visit him in the family estate. But even the arrival of a comrade is unable to cheer him up: Sister Roderick is seriously ill, and her days are numbered. A few days after her death and burial it turns out terrible: in fact, her sister was buried alive ...
Genre: foreign fantasy
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Read English books
A modern classic of fairy tales for children, standing in line with "Harry Potter," "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings." The action takes place during the First World War. Four children are rescued from an air raid in an old mansion in the house of an elderly professor in the heart of England. And now, once a small and curious girl Lucy, hiding in a closet, gets into the world of magic - Narnia. Having told about their secret to other guys, they all together in the blink of an eye find themselves in a snowy magical place, where the night reigns and wander unknown creatures. But the guys do not know that Narnia keeps in itself terrible secrets that will force their fates to turn over. The work formed the basis of the popular film Andrew Adamson, which won an Oscar in 2006. The circulation of the book itself exceeded 100 million copies.
Genre: children's fiction, books about wizards, foreign children's books, foreign fantasy