In leaving Cologne for Aix-la-Chapelle you turn your back to the river-a particular which suited my mood well enough. The railway bore us away from the Rhine-shore at an abrupt angle, and in my notion the noble Germanic goddess or image seemed at this point to recede with grand theatric strides, like a divinity of the stage backing away from her admirers over the billowy whirlpool of her own skirts.
Literary collection originally published in 1908. Author: Malone Society Language: English Keywords: Literature Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
The Japanese war pricked one of the biggest bubbles in history, and left Russia in a profoundly humiliating situation. Her navy was practically destroyed, her armies soundly beaten, her offensive power temporarily reduced to zero, her treasury exhausted, her pride laid in the dust.
Gathers stories, essays, memoirs, excerpts from novels, and poems by more than 130 Jewish writers who worked in the Russian language. This two-volume set is organized chronologically. The first volume spans the nineteenth century and the first part of the twentieth century.The second volume covers the period from the death of Stalin.