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Книги серии «Strangers & Brothers»

Эта серия относится к следующим жанрам: Проза, Современная проза, Проза
В этой серии представлено творчесво следующих авторов: Snow Charles Percy

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Time of Hope , часть 1.

Time of Hope is the third in the Strangers and Brothers series and tells the story of Lewis Eliot's early life. As a child he is faced with his father's bankruptcy. As a young man, he finds his career at the Bar hindered by a neurotic wife. Separation from her is impossible however.


Автор: Snow Charles Percy
 
George Passant , часть 2.

In the first of the Strangers and Brothers series Lewis Eliot tells the story of George Passant, a Midland solicitor's managing clerk and idealist who tries to bring freedom to a group of people in the years 1925 to 1933.

Автор: Snow Charles Percy
Жанр: Проза, Проза
 
The Conscience of the Rich , часть 3.

Seventh in the Strangers and Brothers series, this is a novel of conflict exploring the world of the great Anglo-Jewish banking families between the two World Wars. Charles March is heir to one of these families and is beginning to make a name for himself at the Bar. When he wishes to change his way of life and do something useful he is forced into a quarrel with his father, his family and his religion.

Автор: Snow Charles Percy
Жанр: Проза, Проза
 
The Light and the Dark , часть 4.

The Light and the Dark is the second in the Strangers and Brothers series. The story is set in Cambridge, but the plot also moves to Monte Carlo, Berlin and Switzerland. Lewis Eliot narrates the career of a childhood friend. Roy Calvert is a brilliant but controversial linguist who is about to be elected to a fellowship.


Автор: Snow Charles Percy
Жанр: Проза, Проза
 
The Masters , часть 5.

The fourth in the Strangers and Brothers series begins with the dying Master of a Cambridge college. His imminent demise causes intense rivalry and jealousy amongst the other fellows. Former friends become enemies as the election looms.

Автор: Snow Charles Percy
Жанр: Проза, Проза
 
The New Men , часть 6.

It is the onset of World War II in the fifth in the Strangers and Brothers series. A group of Cambridge scientists are working on atomic fission. But there are consequences for the men who are affected by it. Hiroshima also causes mixed personal reactions.

Автор: Snow Charles Percy
Жанр: Проза, Проза
 
Homecomings , часть 7.

Homecomings is the sixth in the Strangers and Brothers series and sequel to Time of Hope. This complete story in its own right follows Lewis Eliot's life through World War II. After his first wife's death his work at the Ministry assumes a larger role. It is not until his second marriage that Eliot is able to commit himself emotionally.

Автор: Snow Charles Percy
Жанр: Проза, Проза
 
The Affair , часть 8.

In the eighth in the Strangers and Brothers series Donald Howard, a young science Fellow is charged with scientific fraud and dismissed from his college. This novel, which became a successful West End play, describes a miscarriage of justice in the same Cambridge college which served as a setting for The Masters. In the eighth in the Strangers and Brothers series Donald Howard, a young science Fellow is charged with scientific fraud and dismissed from his college. This novel, which became a successful West End play, describes a miscarriage of justice in the same Cambridge college which served as a setting for The Masters.


Автор: Snow Charles Percy
Жанр: Проза, Проза
 
Corridors of Power , часть 9.

The corridors and committee rooms of Whitehall are the setting for the ninth in the Strangers and Brothers series. They are also home to the manipulation of political power. Roger Quaife wages his ban-the-bomb campaign from his seat in the Cabinet and his office at the Ministry. The stakes are high as he employs his persuasiveness.

Автор: Snow Charles Percy
Жанр: Проза, Проза
 
The Sleep of Reason , часть 10.

The penultimate novel in the Strangers and Brothers series takes Goya's theme of monsters that appear in our sleep. The sleep of reason here is embodied in the ghastly murders of children that involve torture and sadism.

Автор: Snow Charles Percy
Жанр: Проза, Проза
 
Last Things , часть 11.

The last in the Strangers and Brothers series has Sir Lewis Eliot's heart stop briefly during an operation. During recovery he passes judgement on his achievements and dreams. Concerns fall from him leaving only ironic tolerance. His son Charles takes up his father's burdens and like his father, he is involved in the struggles of class and wealth, but he challenges the Establishment, risking his future in political activities.

Автор: Snow Charles Percy
Жанр: Проза, Проза
 

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