When multi-millionaire David Ward is found dead in the same hotel as a countess who attempted suicide only hours earlier, Maigret presumes that the two cases are connected. When the countess flees Paris after the murder Maigret follows her to Nice and then to Switzerland to uncover the truth.Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret and the Millionaires.
Into the narrow social world of New York in the 1870s comes Countess Ellen Olenska, surrounded by shocked whispers about her failed marriage to a rich Polish Count. A woman who leaves her husband can never be accepted in polite society. Newland Archer is engaged to young May Welland, but the beautiful and mysterious Countess needs his help. He becomes her friend and defender, but friendship with an unhappy, lonely woman is a dangerous path for a young man to follow – especially a young man who is soon to be married.
Полный вариант заголовка: «Historical life of Joanna of Sicily, queen of Naples : Vol. 2 : and countess of Provence : with correlative details of the literature and manners of Italy and Provence in the 13 and 14 centuries : in 2 volumes».
Полный вариант заголовка: «Historical life of Joanna of Sicily, queen of Naples : Vol. 1 : and countess of Provence : with relative details of the literature and manners of Italy and Provence in the 13 and 14 centuries : in 2 volumes».
Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814 -1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic novels, one of the most influential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century. Filled with mystery and gothic horror elements, "The Room in the Dragon Volant" takes place in post-Napoleonic Wars France. Young Englishman Richard Beckett falls in love with the mysterious Countess. To be closer to her, he takes a room in the "Dragon Volant" inn, which has a rather nasty reputation.
The Queen Of Spades: Herman: Gegam Grigorian Liza: Maria Gulegina Countess: Ludmila Filatova Count Tomsky: Sergei LeiferkusPrince Yeletsky: Alexander GergalovPauline: Olga BorodinaKirov Orchestra, Opera Chorus and Ballet, St Petersburg Valery Gergiev. Valery Gergiev directs the Kirov Opera with characteristic dynamism in Tchaikovsky's gripping masterpiece, where Rococo pastiche contrasts dramatically with the dark and mysterious music that charts the tragic fate of the three main characters.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851) was an English novelist, dramatist, and short story writer, universally known for her Gothic novel "Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus". This novel, written after "Frankenstein," revolves around the life of Castruccio Castracani, a tyrant, who successfully commanded Ghibelline forces in Tuscany against the Guelphs. The story also follows tragic destinies of two heroes, Ethanasia, Countess of Valperga, torn between loyalty to her Guelph roots and her affection for Castruccio, and Beatrice, with whom Castruccio falls in love.
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