Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!

Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

Boris Vian

L’Automne a Pekin

Novel about an expedition to build a railway in the desert of Exopotamie, populated with engineers, randy priests and hermits, lovelorn couples, and a physician obsessed with model airplanes.

Mitch Cullin


The story is a first-person narrative told by the young Jeliza-Rose, detailing the summer she spent alone at an isolated.

Ray Bradbury

Something wicked this way comes

It is novel about 14-year-old best friends and their nightmarish experience with a traveling carnival that comes to their Midwestern town one October.

Heinrich Böll

Gruppenbild mit Dame

The novel centers around a woman named Leni, and her friends, foes, lovers, employers and others and in the end tells the stories of all these people in a small city in western Germany in the 1930s and 1940s.

Boris Vian


L'Arrache-cœur tells the story of a psychoanalyst who is newly arrived in a very superstitious village where absurd events occur.

Kurt Vonnegut


Famine, financial crises, World War III and a virus that eats the eggs in human ovaries – is fated to land on the Galapagos Islands and perpetuate the human race.

Joseph Heller


Antiwar novel «Catch -22» is Joseph Heller’s first and the most popular work which is based on his own military experience as an American Air Force bombardier during WW II.

John Fowles

The Magus

“The Magus” – is one of the superlatives works of the 20th century.

William Golding

The Scorpion God

“The Scorpion God“ is a stylized history of ancient Egyptians on the shore of Nile during IV millennium B.C.

Samuel Beckett


Samuel Beckett’s «Watt» is a great example of XXth century classic literature.

Kurt Vonnegut


“Slaughterhouse – Five“ is very unique composition of history, psychology, sociology, satire, science fiction and autobiography.

Karl Anton von Martini

The West Galician code

“The West Galician code“ was a civil code created in the 18th century and introduced in West Galicia, an administrative region of the Habsburg Monarchy.