Paris in the Present Tense

Paris in the Present Tense

by Mark Helprin

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Overview

Vpervye na russkom — novejshee proizvedenie avtora "Zimnej skazki": romana, stavshego sovremennoj klassikoj i nedavno ekranizirovannogo (v glavnyh rolyah Kolin Farrell, Dzhessika Braun-Findli, Rassell Krou, Uil'yam Hyort, Uill Smit; v rossijskom prokate fil'm poluchil nazvanie "Lyubov' skvoz' vremya"). "Parizh v nastoyashchem vremeni" — eto glubokij vzglyad na zhizn' i ee slozhnosti cherez ochishchayushchuyu prizmu iskusstva i pamyati. Itak, poznakom'tes' s ZHyulem Lakurom — violonchelistom, kompozitorom, prepodavatelem Sorbonny, veteranom vojny v Alzhire; roditeli ego pogibli pered samym osvobozhdeniem Francii ot fashistskoj okkupacii, i etu travmu on prones cherez vsyu zhizn'. On vsegda "vlyublyalsya sil'no i molnienosno, v zhenshchin, po pravu dostojnyh lyubvi i eyu ne obdelennyh" i dazhe posle smerti zheny, s kotoroj prozhil vsyu zhizn', ne utratil etoj privychki. Odnazhdy ego staryj drug, vsemirno izvestnyj filosof Fransua Erenshtamm, predlozhil ZHyulyu napisat' reklamnyj dzhingl dlya krupnejshej v mire strahovoj kompanii "Ejkorn", sulivshej basnoslovnyj gonorar, i ZHyul' prinyal etot vyzov — drugih sposobov najti den'gi na lechenie vnuka, stradayushchego ot lejkemii, vse ravno ne bylo… ""Parizh v nastoyashchem vremeni" — eto v pervuyu ochered' liricheskoe vyskazyvanie o lyubvi i utrate, vosparyayushchee do poistine dzhojsovskih krasot" (The New York Times).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9785389175877
Publisher: Azbooka
Publication date: 12/02/2019
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 751,860
File size: 681 KB

About the Author

Mark Helprin is the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Winter’s Tale, In Sunlight and in Shadow, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, The Pacific, Ellis Island, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works. His novels are translated into more than twenty languages and read around the world. He lives in Virginia.

Hometown:

Upstate New York

Date of Birth:

June 28, 1947

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Education:

A.B., Harvard University, 1969; A.M., 1972. Postgraduate study at Oxford University, 1976-77.

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