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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Вашингтон Ирвинг)

«The favorite story of the Dutch settlement of Sleepy Hollow, New York, is an ominous ghost story. A headless horseman is waiting for belated travelers. Ikabod Crane, who believes in everything beyond, cares for Katharina Van Tassel, the blonde beauty, the daughter of a wealthy landowner, Baltus van Tassel. Late in the autumn night, when the [...]

The Best of Washington Irving (Вашингтон Ирвинг)

«Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories «„Rip Van Winkle“» (1819) and «„The Legend of Sleepy Hollow“» (1820), both of which appear in his collection The Sketch Book of [...]

Tales of the Alhambra (Selected stories) (Вашингтон Ирвинг)

For a while, the famous writer Irving Washington was an employee of the American diplomatic mission in Spain. He spent three months in the famous Alhambra Palace. This acquaintance with the historical relic inspired him to write this book. In addition to historical descriptions and essays the book contains many magnificent legends that have become [...]

Rip Van Winkle (Вашингтон Ирвинг)

«»«Rip Van Winkle»» is a short story by the American author Washington Irving, first published in 1819. It follows a Dutch-American villager in colonial America named Rip Van Winkle who falls asleep in the Catskill Mountains and wakes up 20 years later, having missed the American Revolution. Irving wrote it while living in [...]

Жизнь Магомета (Вашингтон Ирвинг)

Ислам – одна из трех мировых религий. Магомет (Мухаммад) – пророк и основатель этой религии. Ислам распространен более чем в 120 странах и объединяет почти треть населения планеты. В этой [...]

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