Logical continuation of another series of stories "Suicide Club" about the adventures of bohemian Prince Florizel and his faithful Stalmeister. This time the search for the insidious chairman of the suicide club intersects with the case of the disappearance of a huge diamond Raji in the house of Sir Thomas Wendeller. Sparkling, filled with lively humor stories that enjoyed great success with the writer's contemporaries, nowadays give no less pleasure fascinating plot, colorful characters, brilliant style. It is no coincidence that all over the world filmmakers have filmed this work repeatedly, and for all Russian-speaking images of Prince Florizel is associated with the image created by Oleg Dahl.
Oscar Wilde's comedy was conceived as a graceful trinket. The title is based on the word game: the English adjective "serious," earnest, sounds almost the same as the male name Ernest. For some reason, it is Ernest who dreams of seeing his chosen two main characters of the play - each of them got into the head not only to himself, but also to his admirer that her fiance can not be called otherwise.
This book presents four chapters from "The Sketch for the Novel"
The American ambassador to the United Kingdom, Mr. Hyrum B. Otis, is quite pleased. He acquired a real old English castle Canterville, with a real ghost. The spirit of Sir Simon de Canterville is also at first pleased. He's going to ask these smug Americans, he's going to scare them to death. But rational residents of the New World do not believe in bringing. Even when faced with the spirit of Sir de Canterville, Mr. Otis presents him with a bottle of machine oil, so that he smeared the chains with oil and no longer rattled them. And that's not the worst part. Teenagers twins Otis in every way is washed over the poor ghost, bringing him to a serious illness. And only Virginia Otis will lend a helping hand to the poor ghost.
Sparkling novel from the classics of world literature Jerome. K. Jerome will undoubtedly cause you unrestrained laughter and a rush of good mood even on the most bad day. Here are the heroes of our story - George, Jay and Harris, tired of the London weather and diagnosing through a medical encyclopedia all imaginable and unthinkable ailments, decided to improve health and get a charge of vivacity away from the bustle of the big city. And they didn't come up with anything better than walking down the Thames, comprising their three and little dog Montmorency. Here and begins a series of curious and cheerful adventures of three gentlemen in the same boat, not counting the dog