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Книги жанра «Picador»

Station Eleven
Автор: Emily St. John Mandel
Жанр: Station Eleven
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2015
Страниц: 384
DAY ONE The Georgia Flu explodes over the surface of the earth like a neutron bomb. News reports put the mortality rate at over 99%. WEEK TWO Civilization has crumbled. YEAR TWENTY A band of actors a…
Frog Music
Автор: Donoghue Emma
Жанр: Frog Music
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2015
Страниц: 256
San Francisco, 1876: a stifling heat wave and smallpox epidemic have engulfed the City. Deep in the streets of Chinatown live three former stars of the Parisian circus: Blanche, now an exotic dancer …
Harvest
Автор: Crace Jim
Жанр: Harvest
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2014
Страниц: 285
As late summer steals in and the final pearls of barley are gleaned, a village comes under threat. A trio of outsiders — two men and a dangerously magnetic woman — arrives on the woodland borders and…
Winter's Tale
Автор: Helprin Mark
Жанр: Winter's Tale
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2014
Страниц: 768
This title is now a major film starring Russell Crowe, Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay. One night in New York, a city under siege by snow, Peter Lake attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion o…
The Twelfth Department
Автор: Ryan William
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2014
Страниц: 369
Hides some of Stalin's darkest secrets... Shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger for Best Historical Crime Novel of the Year Shortlisted for the Ireland AM Crime Fiction Book of the Y…
The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe
Автор: Rob Graham
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2014
Страниц: 400
Graham Robb's new book will change the way you see European civilization. Inspired by a chance discovery, Robb became fascinated with the world of the Celts: their gods, their art, and, most of all, …
Kiss Me First
Автор: Moggach Lottie
Жанр: Kiss Me First
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2014
Страниц: 256
This title was longlisted for the 2013 Guardian First Book Award. Leila has never met Tess, but she now knows more about Tess than anyone in the world. She's read all of her emails, researched her pa…
The Bridget Jones Omnibus: The Singleton Years
Автор: Fielding Helen
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2013
Страниц: 422
A dazzling urban satire of modern relationships? An ironic, tragic insight into the demise of the nuclear family? Or the confused ramblings of a pissed thirty-something? Two diaries, two enduring bes…
How To Be a Good Wife
Автор: Chapman Emma
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2013
Страниц: 275
I know what my husband would say: that I have too much time on my hands; that I need to keep myself busy. That I need to take my medication. Empty nest syndrome, he tells his friends at the pub, his …
The Sea
Автор: Banville John
Жанр: The Sea
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2013
Страниц: 272
When Max Morden returns to the seaside village where he once spent a childhood holiday, he is both escaping from a recent loss and confronting a distant trauma. Mr and Mrs Grace and their twin childr…
The Secret Keeper
Автор: Morton Kate
Жанр: The Secret Keeper
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2013
Страниц: 602
This is the spellbinding new novel from the international bestselling author of The House at Riverton, The Forgotten Garden and The Distant Hours. 1961: On a sweltering summer's day, while her family…
V is for Vengeance
Автор: Grafton Sue
Жанр: V is for Vengeance
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2012
Страниц: 368
This is the latest unputdownable Kinsey Millhone mystery — The Sopranos meets The Thomas Crown Affair. Las Vegas, 1986. A young college graduate is murdered when he is unable to pay back a loan funde…
The Opium War: Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China
Автор: Lovell Julia
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2012
Страниц: 480
'A gripping read as well as an important one.' Rana Mitter, Guardian In October 1839, Britain entered the first Opium War with China. Its brutality notwithstanding, the conflict was also threaded wit…
The Sunset Limited
Автор: Cormac McCarthy
Жанр: The Sunset Limited
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2011
Страниц: 176
A startling encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made. In that small apartment, 'Black' and 'White', as the two me…
The Holy Thief
Автор: William Ryan
Жанр: The Holy Thief
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2011
Страниц: 320
This title introduces Captain Alexei Dimitrevich Korolev, and an outstanding new voice in historical crime fiction... It's Moscow, 1936 and Stalin's Great Terror is beginning. In a deconsecrated Chur…
The Rules of Attraction
Автор: Bret Easton Ellis
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2011
Страниц: 336
Incisive, controversial and startlingly funny, The Rules of Attraction examines a group of affluent students at a small, self-consciously bohemian, liberal-arts college on America's East Coast. Laure…
The Line of Beauty
Автор: Alan Hollinghurst
Жанр: The Line of Beauty
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2011
Страниц: 300
From the author of «The Swimming-Pool Library» comes a perfectly realized evocation of a very particular world in a very particular time. It is the summer of 1983, and young Nick Guest, an innocent i…
The Body Artist
Автор: Don DeLillo
Жанр: The Body Artist
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2011
Страниц: 128
'A novel that is both slight and profound, a distilled meditation on perception and loss, and a poised, individual ghost story for the twenty-first century' Observer The Body Artist begins with norma…
Cosmopolis
Автор: Don DeLillo
Жанр: Cosmopolis
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2011
Страниц: 224
'A brilliant excursion into the decadence of contemporary culture' — «Sunday Times». Eric Packer is a twenty-eight-year-old multi-billionaire asset manager. We join him on what will become a particul…
End Zone
Автор: Don DeLillo
Жанр: End Zone
Издательство: Picador
Год: 2011
Страниц: 240
'Nobody, it seems, could write better than this. No one could have a clearer vision of the micro-circuitry of post-modern life' Evening Standard Ostensibly, DeLillo's blackly comic second novel is ab…