Ksenia Buksha is the author of the novels 'Zavod' Svoboda '(National Bestseller Award) and' Churov and Churbanov '(shortlist of the' Big Book 'and' Yasnaya Polyana 'awards), a biography of Kazimir Malevich, a collection of stories' Opens inward ' ... In e
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Ksenia Buksha is the author of the novels 'Zavod' Svoboda '(National Bestseller Award) and' Churov and Churbanov '(shortlist of the' Big Book 'and' Yasnaya Polyana 'awards), a biography of Kazimir Malevich, a collection of stories' Opens inward ' ... In each new book she tries to show reality in a new way. Little Stesha opens one window of the Advent calendar every day, bringing Christmas closer. And her mom and dad, Anya and Kostya, are sorting through pictures from the past in their memory, trying to understand what will become of them in the future. Advent is a novel about how people are united by music and make different laughter. 'There are such holiday boxes with opening windows, behind which they hide delicacies. 'Advent' is like such a Christmas box. Windows open - and behind them people, each with his own story, each with his own plot. These people seem to be not quite real yet: they just have to become alive in waiting for Christmas. And the world around is cold and dark, lik
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Редакция Елены Шубиной
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Thirteen hundred gates have opened to solar systems around the galaxy. But as humanity builds its interstellar empire in the alien ruins, the mysteries and threats grow deeper. In the dead systems where gates lead to stranger things than alien planets, Elvi Okoye begins a desperate search to discover the nature of a genocide that happened before the first human beings existed, and to find weapons to fight a war against forces at the edge of the imaginable. But the price of that knowledge may be higher than she can pay. At the heart of the empire, Teresa Duarte prepares to take on the burden of her father's godlike ambition. The sociopathic scientist Paolo Cordozar and the Mephistophelian prisoner James Holden are only two of the dangers in a palace thick with intrigue, but Teresa has a mind of her own and secrets even her father the emperor doesn't guess. And throughout the wide human empire, the scattered crew of the Rocinante fights a brave rear-guard action against Duarte's authorit