Artur & George

Barnes J.

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ISBN: 978-0-099-49273-3
Внешнее покрытие издания: в обл.
Язык текста: англ.
Фамилия автора в заголовке: Barnes
Инициалы автора (личного имени (имен)): J.
Код отношений (роль соавтора в издании): 070 Автор
Основное заглавие: Artur & George
Первые сведения об ответственности: J. Barnes
Место издания: London
Издатель: Vintage Books
Дата издания: 2006
Объем издания (количество страниц): 505
Высота, см.: 20
Определитель УДК: -3=021
Полная форма имени (имен) и отчества: Julian
Индекс УДК: 821.111
Статус записи (Тип информации): В наличии
Ширина, см: 13
Толщина, см: 3
Вес в граммах: 410
Артикул: 1639186

Описание

Arthur and George grow up worlds apart in late nineteenth-century Britain: Arthur in shabby-genteel Edinburgh, George in the vicarage of a small Staffordshire village. Arthur becomes a doctor, then a writer; George a solicitor in Birmingham. Arthur is to become one of the most famous men of his age, while George remains in hard-working obseurity. But as the new century begins, they are brought together by a sequence of events that made sensational headlines at the time as The Great Wyrley Outrages. With a mixture of intense research and vivid imagination, Julian Barnes brings to life not just this long-forgotten case, but the inner workings of these two very different men. This is a novel in which the events of a hundred years ago constantly set off contemporary echoes, a novel about low crime and high spirituality, guilt and innocence, identity, nationality and race. Most of all it is a profound and moving meditation on the fateful differences between what we believe, what we...