• A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant s tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself.The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and gets inside her in dangerous ways. Lindsay's friends and confidantes in the Women s Murder Club warn her against taking the crimes too much to heart. But with lives at stake, the detective can t stop herself from following the case into

  • Her love for him is deadly.Cath had twenty-five perfect days with her newborn daughter before Mia's deadly illness was diagnosed.As her life implodes, Cath s despair drives her to a parental support group where she meets a father in a similar situation, the dangerously attractive Richard charming, handsome and adamant that a cure for their children lies just over the horizon everything Cath wants to believe.Their affair and the chance to escape reality is unavoidable, but carries catastrophic consequences the nature of Mia s illness means that Cath s betrayal endangers not

  • Twenty years retired, David Cartwright can still spot when the stoats are on his trail.Jackson Lamb worked with Cartwright back in the day. He knows better than most that this is no vulnerable old man. 'Nasty old spook with blood on his hands' would be a more accurate description.'The old bastard' has raised his grandson with a head full of guts and glory. But far from joining the myths and legends of Spook Street, River Cartwright is consigned to Lamb's team of pen-pushing no-hopers at Slough House.So it's Lamb they call to identify the body when Cartwright's panic button raises

  • Хотите научиться свободно читать на японском языке Быстро усвоить новые слова и лексику Тогда эта книга будет вам интересна! Вы найдете 52 текста, охватывающих различные сферы жизни японского общества. Хорошая возможность усовершенствовать свои навыки, подготовиться к экзаменам и узнать больше о другой стране.

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  • The lost stories of Daphne du Maurier, collected in one volume for the first time...Before she wrote Rebecca, the novel that would cement her reputation as a twentieth-century literary giant, a young Daphne du Maurier penned short fiction in which she explored the images, themes, and concerns that informed her later work. Originally published in periodicals during the early...more The lost stories of Daphne du Maurier, collected in one volume for the first time...Before she wrote Rebecca, the novel that would cement her reputation as a twentieth-century literary giant, a young Daphne du Maurier penned short fiction in which she

  • 1611. Celia Lamprey looks out across the rooftops of Aleppo for the last time. After ten years living in the Orient, she and her husband, Paul Pindar, are setting sail for England - taking with them the legendary diamond, the Sultan's Blue, despite the curse that surrounds it.They arrive to find a country much changed Bishopsgate, once surrounded by fields, is now a muddy thoroughfare choked with carriages - from which carpenters, gardeners and footmen descend, summoned to restore Pindar's great house to its former splendour. But all is not as it seems. Celia is frail, and the marriage

  • Tell Me Where provides hundreds of brilliant answers to interesting questions which can provide teasing quiz questions, settle arguments and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family. Tell Me Where Where is there a moon of ice Where does the word robot come from Where did chariot races take place Where do tears come from Six fact-packed subject categories boost the general knowledge of your children and even you, helping to engage the whole family.

  • Серия книг Зарубежная классика читай в оригинале это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков. За роман Эпоха невинности в 1921 году Уортон была награждена Пулитцеровской премией, став первой женщиной, удостоенной этой награды. Неадаптированное издание на английском языке...

  • New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles returns with his most eagerly anticipated novel yet and his first in five years Natchez Burning the first installment in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets past and present in a mesmerizing thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage...............

  • With occasional excursions into the DeepWeb and out to Long Island, Thomas Pynchon, channeling his inner Jewish mother, brings us a historical romance of New York in the early days of the internet, not that distant in calendar time but galactically remote from where we ve journeyed to since........

  • Samuel Richardson 1689 1761 was an English writer, best known for his epistolary novels. He also worked as an established publisher who printed almost 500 different books and magazines. Regarded by many as a masterpiece, the novel Clarissa or, the History of a Young Lady tells the story of a young woman named Clarissa Harlowe, whose way to happiness is constantly endangered by her own family. Pressured to marry a wealthy man, she leaves her home with Robert Lovelace. Even then she can't find peace, because Lovelace shows himself untrustworthy, spewing vague promises of marriage

  • Walter Scott 1771 1832 was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, and playwright. Although he was an advocate and legal administrator by profession, Scott is most famous for his great literary works and activities in the Royal Highland Society. Inspired by the story of the Battle of the North Inch, The Fair Maid of Perth is set in Perth, Saint John's Town, and several other parts of Scotland in the early fifteenth century. It tells the story of Catharine Glover, the fair maid of the title and the daughter of a local glovemaker. While being in love

  • Thousands will die. It is not known where, or how, or who is behind the threat. 007 is given carte blanche to do anything necessary to protect his country, but there is no blank slate when innocent lives are at stake...............................................................................

  • A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787. Cornwall in the 1780s - when powerful forces of revolution and reaction are at large in the world. Tired from a grim war in America, Ross Poldark returns to his land and his family. But the joyful homecoming he has anticipated turns sour, for his father is dead, his estate is derelict and the girl he loves is engaged to his cousin. But his sympathy for the destitute miners and farmers of the district leads him to rescue a half-starved urchin girl from a fairground brawl and take her home - an act which alters

  • This is the story of Rahel and Estha, twins growing up among the banana jam vats and peppercorns of their blind grandmother s factory, and amid scenes of political turbulence in Kerala. Armed only with the innocence of youth, they fashion a childhood in the shade of the wreck that is their family their lonely, lovely mother, their beloved Uncle Chacko pickle baron, radical Marxist, bottom-pincher and their sworn enemy, Baby Kochamma ex-nun, incumbent grand-aunt .Arundhati Roy s Booker Prize-winning novel was the literary sensation of the 1990s a story anchored to anguish but fuelled

  • Thomas Hardy 1840-1928 was an English novelist and poet. In Wessex Tales his first collection of short stories, Hardy sought to record the legends, superstitions, local customs and lore of a Wessex that was rapidly passing out of memory. By turns humorous, ironic, macabre, and elegiac, these seven stories show the range of Hardys story-telling gifts.

  • When Savannah Lynn Curtis comes into his life, John Tyree knows he is ready to turn over a new leaf. An angry rebel, he had enlisted in the army after high school, not knowing what else to do. Then, during a furlough, he meets Savannah, the girl of his dr ....

  • Linda and her Spix's Macaw Blu are best friends. They go to Rio in Brazil to meet the beautiful Jewel. It's Carnival time but there are some bad people around. Who are Marcel and Nigel And where are Blu and Jewel .

  • Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. Our Mutual Friend is Charles Dickens' last novel and one of his most sophisticated works, combining psychological insight with social analysis. John Harmon returns to England after years in exile to claim his inheritance a great fortune and a beautiful young woman to whom he is betrothed, but has never met. When Harmon's body is pulled out of the Thames, all of London is fascinated by the mystery of the murdered man and his unclaimed riches. Social-climbers, lawyers, teachers, a money-lender, men and women both honest and villainous will all

  • Week after week, for eighteen years, the Booker Prize-winning novelist Howard Jacobson wrote a weekly column for the Independent, reflecting in inimitable style on the sacred and the profane in turn, the frivolous and the serious, the deeply personal and the most universal.The shame and humiliation inherent in death is explored with frank astuteness. Matisse, darts and the power of love are celebrated while cyclists are very much censured. And meanwhile, a beloved old Labrador walks his last walk as life elsewhere hurtles on and away.The Dog's Last Walk is a collection of wisdom and iconoclasm for our uncertain

  • The daughter of an American millionaire dies on a train en route for Nice.When the luxurious Blue Train arrives at Nice, a guard attempts to wake serene Ruth Kettering from her slumbers. But she will never wake again for a heavy blow has killed her, disfiguring her features almost beyond recognition. What is more, her precious rubies are missing.The prime suspect is Ruth s estranged husband, Derek. Yet Poirot is not convinced, so he stages an eerie re-enactment of the journey, complete with the murderer on board.

  • The Secret History of Twin Peaks enlarges the world of the original series, placing the unexplained phenomena that unfolded there into a vastly layered, wide-ranging history, beginning with the journals of Lewis and Clark and ending with the shocking events that closed the finale. The perfect way to get in the mood for the upcoming Showtime series.

  • In his international blockbusters The Da Vinci Code, Angels Demons, and The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown masterfully fused history, art, codes, and symbols. In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to his element and has crafted his highest-stakes novel to date..

  • A journey to a new life or a prison of despair and death A shocking murder on Copenhagen's idyllic streets and an abandoned child reveal a perverse criminal underworld that crosses international borders. A young woman's body is found on the street with her throat slit, and the media is clamoring for the grisly details. Detective Louise Rick is investigating the gruesome murder when her friend Camilla Lind calls. Louise assumes it is because Camilla, a crime reporter, wants to be the first to hear of any juicy new developments. Instead, her distraught friend reveals that her ten year-old

  • Загадки один из древнейших жанров фольклора. В них отражаются национальное мышление, тонкие и меткие наблюдения над явлениями природы, умение видеть поэтические моменты в повседневной жизни, подчеркивать своеобразие растительного и животного мира. Тексты публикуются с сохранением языковых особенностей верховых, низовых и средненизовых чувашей.

  • Хотите научиться свободно читать на японском языке Быстро усвоить новые слова и лексику Тогда эта книга будет вам интересна! Вы найдете 52 текста, охватывающих различные сферы жизни японского общества. Хорошая возможность усовершенствовать свои навыки, подготовиться к экзаменам и узнать больше о другой стране.

  • Предлагаем вашему вниманию богато иллюстрированный альбом Санкт-Петербург. История и архитектура на китайском языке.

  • Эт-тэсhил эз-зарури ли мэсэил Эл-Кудури - Эбу Хэнифэ мэзЬэ-бенэ нигезлэнеп, сорау-ждвап формасында язылган уку эсбабы. Мехэммэд Гашыйк бу китапны Эл-Кудуриньщ фикЬ китабына нигезлэнеп, хэдис Ьэм фикЬ ж, ыентыкларыннан естэмэлэр кер-теп тези. Мохтасар Эл-Кудури дагы сорауларны гадилэштереп, ж, ицел Ьэм ацлаешлы итеп бирергэ тырыша. Китапта шэригать нормаларыныц терле тармаклары тэЬарэт, намаз, ураза, мирас, никах, сату-алу, h.6., шулай ук Ислам дине терминнарына ацлат-малар да урын алган..

  • Серия книг Зарубежная классика читай в оригинале это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков. Учись английскому у Уилки Коллинза! Неадаптированное издание на английском языке..

  • At the lawless border between North Korea and China, three young lives converge in the hope of a better future.Yongju is an accomplished student from a prominent but recently disgraced family Jangmi has had to fend for herself since childhood, and now has her unborn child to protect Danny is a Chinese-American teenager who yearns for the China of his childhood. But danger is everywhere government informants, thieves, people smugglers, abductors and even missionaries are a threat. As the three form an adopted family in the struggle to survive, will they reach the safety and freedom that

  • The lost stories of Daphne du Maurier, collected in one volume for the first time...Before she wrote Rebecca, the novel that would cement her reputation as a twentieth-century literary giant, a young Daphne du Maurier penned short fiction in which she explored the images, themes, and concerns that informed her later work. Originally published in periodicals during the early...more The lost stories of Daphne du Maurier, collected in one volume for the first time...Before she wrote Rebecca, the novel that would cement her reputation as a twentieth-century literary giant, a young Daphne du Maurier penned short fiction in which she

  • A World Without Islam. Издание на английском языке

  • In this vivid portrait of one day in a woman's life, Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last-minute details of party she is to give that evening. As she readies her house she is flooded with memories and re-examines the choices she has made over the course of her life.

  • A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keepers island. It holds a dead man and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and his wife Izzy, are about to make a devastating decision. They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours.

  • The long-awaited novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad, Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Anna observes the uniformed servants, the lavishing of toys on the children, and some secret pact between her father and Dexter Styles. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Anna works at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where women are allowed to hold

  • Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's witty comedy of manners - one of the popular novels of all time - that features splendidly civilized sparring between the proud Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet as they play out their spirited courtship in a series of eighteenth-century drawing-room intrigues..Renowned literary critic and historian George Saintsbury in 1894 declared it the most perfect, the most characteristic, the most eminently quintessential of its author's works, and Eudora Welty in the twentieth century described it as irresistible and as nearly flawless as any fiction could be. .

  • Berlin 1942. When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to a new house far far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence running alongside stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people he can see in the distance.But Bruno longs to be an explorer and decides that there must be more to this desolate new place than meets

  • After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the next steps. Don't cry. Don't snitch. Get revenge. So he gets in the lift with Shawn's gun, determined to follow The Rules. Only when the lift door opens, Buck walks in, Will's friend who died years ago. And Dani, who was shot years before that. As more people from his past arrive, Will has to ask himself if he really knows what he's doing.This haunting, lyrical, powerful verse novel will blow you away.

  • 1611. Celia Lamprey looks out across the rooftops of Aleppo for the last time. After ten years living in the Orient, she and her husband, Paul Pindar, are setting sail for England - taking with them the legendary diamond, the Sultan's Blue, despite the curse that surrounds it.They arrive to find a country much changed Bishopsgate, once surrounded by fields, is now a muddy thoroughfare choked with carriages - from which carpenters, gardeners and footmen descend, summoned to restore Pindar's great house to its former splendour. But all is not as it seems. Celia is frail, and the marriage

  • When the entire universe is at stake, three different Doctors will unite to save it. The Tenth Doctor is hunting shape-shifting Zygons in Elizabethan England. The Eleventh is investigating a rift in space-time in the present day. And one other the man they used to be but never speak of is fighting the Daleks in the darkest days of the Time War. Driven by demons and despair, this battle-scarred Doctor is set to take a devastating decision that will threaten the survival of the entire universe... a decision that not even a Time Lord can

  • Дэвид Герберт Лоуренс. Нарушитель. Книга на английском языке. Серия English Fiction Collection состоит из лучших произведений английских и американских авторов. Читая книгу на языке оригинала, вы не только обогатите собственную лексику и научитесь чувствовать грамматический строй, но также сможете насладиться настоящим языком великих писателей и поэтов..Серия предназначена для тех, кто учит английский всерьез, кто действительно хочет знать этот красивый и многогранный язык..

  • This title is exclusively available from Vintage Classics.At the age of twenty-three, Charlie Mason is endowed with good looks, good manners and a happy disposition. Following three years at Cambridge and one in his father's business, he is now looking forward to a jaunt in Paris with Simon Fenimore, his oldest friend.Yet Paris is not what he expects. And in just a few days his young eyes are opened to the horror and ugly drama of its underworld. Published before the outbreak of war in 1939, Maugham's purpose in Christmas Holiday was to warn the complacent, insular British

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  • This novel is the final volume of the Allan Quatermain saga. Once more Quatermain takes the hallucinogenic taduki drug, as he did in previous novels, and he finds himself reliving as Wi, an civilized man living in the barbaric ice age as part of a clan of cavemen.The novel has been noted as a treatment of the topics of eugenics and evolution in literature and culture.

  • Издание на английском языке.

  • The hotel was old, run-down. But to Swiss-born hotelier Hugues Martin, it is a rough diamond tucked away on a quiet New York City street. So Hugues scrapes together everything he has to purchase the building and transforms it into one of the world s finest luxury hotels.................

  • The final novel in the beloved Rose Harbor series, from international bestseller, Debbie Macomber. ..Jo Marie thought that Mark was the one - but now he's left Rose Harbor and she is unsure if he's ever coming back. The Rose Harbor Inn doesn't seem the same without him but Jo Marie knows she has to move on with her life...Emily has suffered heartbreak and is hoping that a long stay in the inn will be exactly what she needs to get her life on track again. She doesn't expect to meet a neighbour and form an unexpected bond. The last

  • The Spongebob Squarepants TV series is popular with children all over the world for its memorable characters and quirky storylines. When SpongeBob and Patrick discover a magic pencil, they have a lot of fun until they draw Doodlebob! Based on an episode from the series.

  • Издание представляет собой историю династии Романовых от происхождения и до конца правления. Включает множество иллюстраций, произведения живописи, пользующиеся мировой известностью державные символы России и др. Автор текста - известный российский историк Евгений Анисимов, главный научный сотрудник Санкт-Петербургского института истории Российской академии наук.

  • Эта книга - увлекательный путеводитель по ирландской истории и мифологии. В самом начале своей литературной карьеры будущий лауреат Нобелевской премии по литературе Уильям Батлер Йейтс увлекся ирландским фольклором и верованиями. Он недаром получил репутацию певца кельтских сумерек , выпустив обширную коллекцию историй, песен и поэзии исторического и легендарного прошлого Ирландии. Йейтс не скрывал ни своей любви к кельтскому культурному наследию, ни веры в существование фей и волшебного мира. Сборник Кельтские сумерки включает сорок две легенды ирландского фольклора. Глубинное очарование писателя данной темой проходит через все страницы и открывает читателю дверь в новое измерение старинных историй..Читайте зарубежную литературу

  • Серия книг Зарубежная классика читай в оригинале это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков. Учись английскому у Говарда Филлипса Лавкрафта! Неадаптированное издание на английском языке..

  • Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine's father. The action of the story is chaotic and unremittingly violent, but the accomplished handling of a complex structure, the evocative descriptions of the lonely moorland setting and the poetic grandeur of vision combine to make this unique novel a masterpiece of English literature..

  • The follow-up autobiography to one of Britain s best loved actors and national treasures. In his first book David Jason told us about himself from his early years training as an electrician through to making it as one of Britain's greatest actors. This autumn, in a follow up autobiography, he tells us about the many other lives he has lived his characters. From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost, he takes us behind the scenes and under the skins of some of the best loved acts of his career. And in the process he reflects

  • Little Men is the delightful unofficial sequel to Louisa May Alcott s Little Women, reprising the much-cherished characters of the March family and friends, as well as some unforgettable new ones..

  • Sanditon, Lady Susan, The History of England The Juvenilia and Shorter Works of Jane Austen is a rare collection is a must for all Jane-ites, representing what Richard Church regarded as Jane Austens literary work-basket. It contains not only her hilarious History of England, illustrated by her favourite sister Cassandra, but the unfinished Sanditon, the novel of her maturity on which she was working at her death, aged forty-two. Also included are the two epistolary novels, Lady Susan and Love and Freindship sic , and other, shorter works The Watsons, Catharine, Lesley Castle, Evelyn, Frederic

  • Moving between Hana in 1943 and Emi as an old woman today, White Chrysanthemum takes us into a dark and devastating corner of history - and two women whose love for one another is strong enough to triumph over the evils of war..

  • Meet Emma Corrigan, a young woman with a huge heart, an irrepressible spirit, and a few little secrets Secrets from her boyfriend I ve always thought Connor looks a bit like Ken. As in Barbie and Ken. Secrets from her mother I lost my virginity in the spare bedroom with Danny Nussbaum while Mum and Dad were downstairs watching Ben-Hur. Secrets she wouldn t share with anyone in the world I have no idea what NATO stands for. Or even what it is. Until she spills them all to a handsome stranger on a plane. At

  • Journalist Rebekah Roberts works at New York City's sleaziest tabloid, but dreams of bigger things. When she receives a letter from a convicted murderer claiming his innocence, she sees both a story she can't ignore and, possibly, a chance.Twenty-two years earlier, just after the Crown Heights riots exploded between the black and Jewish neighbourhoods in Brooklyn, DeShawn Perkins was convicted of the brutal murder of his adoptive family. Rebekah's search for the truth is obscured by the decades that have elapsed almost no one wants to talk about that grim, violent time in New York City not even Saul

  • Предлагаем вниманию читателей самое известное произведение Мориса Метерлинка 1862-1949 , философскую пьесу-притчу Синяя птица ..Книга предназначена для студентов языковых вузов, учащихся старших классов специализированных школ и всех любителей французской литературы...... ...............................

  • Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to believe that the past eight years were all just a figment of his stressed-out imagination. But a gift-wrapped fishbowl with a cryptic inscription conspire to give Arthur the sneaking suspicion that something otherworldly is indeed going on. . ..................

  • Don Quixote fully titled The history of the valorous and wittie Knight-Errant Don-Quixote of the Mancha. It has been translated, into more than 60 languages. The story follows the adventures of an hidalgo who reads so many chivalric romances that he loses his sanity and decides to set out to revive chivalry, undo wrongs, and bring justice to the world.

  • Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. A Christmas Carol is the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, that starts on a Christmas Eve as cold as Scrooge's own heart. That night, he receives three ghostly visitors the terrifying spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. Each takes him on a heart-stopping journey. Will Scrooge's heart be opened Can he reverse the miserable future he is forced to see

  • The Faber poetry list, originally founded in the 1920s, is celebrating its 90th year in 2019. For nearly forty years the list was shaped by the taste of T.S. Eliot, who was its guiding light. Since the sixties, each passing decade has seen the list grow with the addition of poets who were arguably the finest of their generation. More recently the creation of the Poet to Poet series has further broadened the scope of Faber poetry by including the work of great poets from the past, selected and introduced by the contemporary poets they have inspired.Rachael Allen Simon

  • The State Hermitage Museum founded in 1764 by the Russian Empress Catherine the Great in the heart of historic St. Petersburg occupies an ensemble of magnificent buildings on the bank of the River Neva. The grandest of all is the Winter Palace - the former residence of the Russian tsars - designed by Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli. Within the walls of this artistic enclave reside the Hermitage collections, about three million works that trace the development of world art and culture from the Stone Age to today.

  • Ingrid Barroy is born on an island that bears her name a holdfast for a single family, their livestock, their crops, their hopes and dreams.Her father dreams of building a jetty that will connect them to the mainland, but closer ties to the wider world come at a price. Her mother has her own dreams more children, a smaller island, a different life and there is one question Ingrid must never ask her.Island life is hard, a living scratched from the dirt or trawled from the sea, so when Ingrid comes of age, she

  • Solomon Northup is a free man, living in New York. Then he is kidnapped and sold into slavery. An official tie-in edition of this eloquent and powerful memoir, to accompany Steve McQueen's major new film starring Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Giamatti, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Quvenzhane Wallis..

  • The brilliant new novel from the winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. On the eve of Angolan independence, Ludo bricks herself into her apartment, where she will remain for the next thirty years. She lives off vegetables and pigeons, burns her furniture and books to stay alive and keeps herself busy by writing her story on the walls of her home. The outside world slowly seeps into Ludo's life through snippets on the radio, voices from next door, glimpses of a man fleeing his pursuers and a note attached to a bird's foot. Until one day she meets Sabalu

  • Серия книг Зарубежная классика читай в оригинале это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии...Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков...Неадаптированное издание на английском языке..

  • The book behind the new film starring Meryl Streep The Iron Lady. John Campbell's award-winning two volume biography of Margaret Thatcher has been edited into one, indispensable book. It is the political biography..

  • Jack London was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. On the Makaloa Mat is a collection of seven short stories that describes life on the beautiful Hawaiian Islands. Full of descriptions of local nature and sea, it dives into the lives of characters and the effect that the contact with Western civilization causes. The Road is an autobiographical memoir full of London's experiences living as a hobo during the economic crisis in the United

  • The Rainbow is about three generations of the Brangwen family of Nottinghamshire from the 1840s to the early years of the twentieth century. Within this historical framework Lawrences essential concern is with the passional lives of his characters...

  • 50 Great Short Stories is a comprehensive selection from the world's finest short fiction. The authors represented range from Hawthorne, Maupassant, and Рое, through Henry James, Conrad, Aldous Huxley, and James Joyce, to Hemingway, Katherine Anne Porter, Faulkner, E.B.White, Saroyan, and O'Connor. The variety in style and subject is enormous, but all these stories have one point in common-the enduring quality of the writing, which places them among the masterpieces of the world's fiction.

  • Late Essays gathers together J.M. Coetzee s literary essays from 2006 to 2017. The subjects covered in this stunning collection range from Daniel Defoe in the early eighteenth century to Coetzee s contemporary Philip Roth. Coetzee has had a long-standing interest in German literature and here he engages with the work of Goethe, Holderlin, Kleist and Walser. There are four fascinating essays on fellow Nobel laureate Samuel Beckett and he looks at the work of three Australian writers Patrick White, Les Murray and Gerald Murnane. There are essays too on Tolstoy s great novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich

  • Charlotte Bronte was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Bronte sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature. Set in the industrializing England of the Napoleonic wars and Luddite revolts of 1811-12, Shirley is the story of two contrasting heroines. One is the shy Caroline Helstone, who is trapped in the oppressive atmosphere of a Yorkshire rectory and whose bare life symbolizes the plight of single women in the nineteenth century. The other is the vivacious Shirley Keeldar, who inherits a local estate and whose wealth liberates her from convention.

  • Hearts of Three - an adventure novel about young descendant of the pirate Henry Morgan who wants to find the treasure of his ancestor. On the way, he meets his distant cousin, also Henry Morgan. Together, they will find dangerous adventures, unknown lands, and love.

  • THE WITCHES by Roald Dahl is the story of a detestable breed of Witches. BEWARE. Real witches dress in ordinary clothes and look like ordinary women. But they are not ordinary. They are always plotting and scheming with murderous, bloodthirsty thoughts - and they hate children. The Grand High Witch hates children most of all and plans to make every single one of YOU disappear. Only one boy and his grandmother can stop her, but if their plan fails the Grand High Witch will frizzle them like fritters, and then what . . . Now you can listen

  • Two weeks before his death, Oliver Sacks outlined the contents of The River of Consciousness, the last book he would oversee. The best-selling author of On the Move, Musicophilia, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Sacks is known for his illuminating case histories about people living with neurological conditions at the far borderlands of human experience. But his grasp of science was not restricted to neuroscience or medicine he was fascinated by the issues, ideas, and questions of all the sciences. That wide-ranging expertise and passion informs the perspective of this book, in which he

  • Mary B. Addison killed a baby.Allegedly. She didn t say much in that first interview with detectives, and the media filled in the only blanks that mattered A white baby had died while under the care of a churchgoing black woman and her nine-year-old daughter. The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official. But did she do it She wouldn t say.Mary survived six years in baby jail before being dumped in a group home. The house isn t really home no place where you fear for your life can be considered

  • Five runaways ride the bus from Bayelsa to a better life in a megacity.They are unlikely allies -- a private, a housewife, an officer, a militant and a young girl. They share a need for escape and a dream for the future.Soon, they will also share a burden none of them expected, but for now, the five sit quietly with their hopes, as the billboards fly past and shout Welcome to Lagos..

  • When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.It s about a jealous wife, obsessed with her replacement.It s about a younger woman set to marry the man she loves.The first wife seems like a disaster her replacement is the perfect woman.You will assume you know the motives, the history, the anatomy of the relationships.You will be wrong..

  • В издание вошли наиболее интересные проекты по дизайну упаковки, которые несомненно вызовут всплеск вдохновения. Любой товар нуждается в разработке дизайна красочной, оригинальной, запоминающейся упаковки. Эмоции, возникающие у человека при взгляде на упаковку, мотивируют на приобретение продукта и рождают приверженность к бренду. Продающая одежда нужна не только пищевым продуктам. Корпоративные подарки выглядят куда более ценными, если они должным образом оформлены. А красиво спрятанная в коробки VIP-сувенирка вообще способна продать ваши услуги не хуже менеджера. Вот где дизайн упаковки приобретает особое значение! Тара для непищевых продуктов - очень специфическая сфера дизайна. Здесь важно соблюсти не только фирменный стиль

  • After a string of nightmare relationships, Emily Albright has decided she's had it with modern-day men. Shed rather pour herself a glass of wine, curl up with Pride and Prejudice and step into a time where men were dashing, devoted and honourable, strode across fields in breeches, their damp shirts clinging to their chests....

  • Nell is twenty-six and has never been to Paris. She's never even been on a romantic weekend away-to anywhere-before. Travelling abroad isn't really her thing. But when Nell's boyfriend fails to show up, she has the chance to prove to everyone-including herself- that she can be independent and intrepid. Alone in Paris, Nell finds a version of herself she never knew existed....In the ten other stories, Jojo Moyes introduces us to a cast of strong, relatable women in the midst of their everyday lives. In Honeymoon in Paris, featuring characters from her bestselling novel, The Girl You Left Behind, Liv

  • Herman Melville 1819-1891 was an American poet and novelist of the American Renaissance, best known for his allusive adventure novel Moby-Dick . This book includes notorious work of the great writer collection of six great stories The Piazza Tales ..

  • Sometimes plans go bad. A dragon preserve in the middle of the desert It can only mean one thing. Ariella, known to be the last dragon on earth, has been recaptured by the nefarious Midnight Sun. But the news, when Clay hears it, is even worse His brother's best friend Cass has disappeared while investigating this mysterious tourist destination. The rescue mission takes Clay undercover to a crater halfway around the world, where dragons are kept captive for the entertainment of wealthy guests. Or so it seems. Can Clay get to the bottom of the Midnight Sun's horrible

  • Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu was an Irish writer of Gothic novels, one of the most influential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century. The Haunted Baronet is a part of an extraordinary collection of ghost stories. Full of mystery, thrilling revelations and paranormal, this collection is perfect for a sophisticated reader.

  • Облачный атлас книга для чтения на английском языке. Нотариус, спасающий чернокожего раба от гибели, молодой музыкант, создающий лучшее произведение своей жизни, журналистка, ведущая опасное расследование, пожилой издатель, хитростью упрятанный в дом престарелых, клон, борющийся за свободу своих собратьев, дикарь-пастух, встретившийся с последними представителями цивилизованного сообщества. Разные страны, разные эпохи, однако читателю почему-то не да т покоя ощущение дежавю. Дело в том, что шесть причудливо переплетающихся судеб - это история одной души, приходящей в этот мир снова и снова, чтобы исправить ошибки и изменить жизнь к лучшему.Текст сокращ н и адаптирован. Уровень Intermediate.

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  • William Sydney Porter known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. His wit and plot twists were adored by his readers, but often panned by the critics. Collected Tales includes amazing stories The Last of the Troubadours , The Sleuths , Witches' Loaves , The Pride of the Cities , Holding Up a Train , Ulysses and the Dog Man and many others..

  • Andrea Sachs, a small-town girl fresh out of college, lands the job a million girls would die for. Hired as the assistant to Miranda Priestly, the high-profile, fabulously successful editor of Runway magazine, Andrea finds herself in an office that shouts Prada! Armani! Versace! at every turn, a world populated by impossibly thin, heart-wrenchingly stylish women and beautiful men clad in fine-ribbed turtlenecks and tight leather pants that show off their lifelong dedication to the gym. With breathtaking ease, Miranda can turn each and every one of these hip sophisticates into a scared, whimpering child. . ........ ..

  • Книга для чтения на английском языке.

  • Louis Lasker loves his family dearly apart from when he doesn t. There s a lot of history. His father s marriages, his mother s death one brother in exile, another in denial everything said, everything unsaid. And now his father the best of men, the worst of men has taken a decision which will affect them all and has asked his three sons to join him on one final journey across Europe.But Louis is far from sure that this trip is a good idea. His older half-brothers are wonderful, terrible, troublesome people. And

  • FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE, WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR FICTION.When Margaret's fiance, John, is hospitalized for depression in 1960s London, she faces a choice carry on with their plans despite what she now knows of his condition, or back away from the suffering it may bring her. She decides to marry him. Imagine Me Gone is the unforgettable story of what unfolds from this act of love and faith. At the heart of it is their eldest son, Michael, a brilliant, anxious music fanatic who makes sense of the world through parody. Over the

  • Apres avoir signe plusieurs centaines de fois, si bien que la moquette de ma piaule etait recouverte de feuilles blanches avec mon pseudo qui rampait partout, je fus pris d'une peur atroce la signature devenait de plus en plus ferme, de plus en plus elle-meme pareille, identique, telle quelle, de plus en plus fixe. Il etait la. Quelqu'un, une identite, un piege a vie, une presence d'absence, une infinite, une difformite, une mutilation, qui prenait possession, qui devenait moi. Emile Ajar. Je m'etais incarne.

  • Каждый человек может сказать о музее мой Эрмитаж . Эрмитаж принадлежит всем, но у каждого он свой собственный у каждого - свои значимые места, свои трогательные воспоминания, свои любимые легенды. Эрмитаж является частью жизни множества людей. Судьба Михаила Борисовича Пиотровского сложилась так, что после смерти Бориса Борисовича Пиотровского, его отца, который двадцать шесть лет был директором Эрмитажа, директором музея стал он сам, и в течение уже двадцати двух лет осуществляет то, что было задумано Борисом Борисовичем и его товарищами. Но Михаил Борисович Пиотровский не только директор Эрмитажа, он еще и его летописец. Так и была создана эта книга

  • Romance is a novel written by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford. The novel was adapted into the fi lm The Road to Romance. Serafina is captured by Don Balthasar s pirates on a Caribbean island, when Jose Armando arrives from Spain to the rescue.

  • Джек Лондон - классик американской литературы, автор замечательных приключенческих романов и рассказов. В сборник Мужская верность и другие рассказы включены яркие, живые и душевные произведения, которые покорили сердца читателей во вс м мире. В книгу вошли такие рассказы, как Набег на устричных пиратов , Осада Ланкаширской королевы , Мужская верность , Гиперборейский напиток и многие другие.Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале

  • Издание на английскои языке.

  • Серия English Fiction Collection состоит из лучших произведений английских и американских авторов. Читая книгу на языке оригинала, вы не только обогатите собственную лексику и научитесь чувствовать грамматический строй, но также сможете насладиться настоящим языком великих писателей и поэтов..Серия предназначена для тех, кто учит английский всерьез, кто действительно хочет знать этот красивый и многогранный язык.

  • Francis Morgan, a wealthy heir of industrialist and Wall Street maven Richard Henry Morgan, is a jaded young New Yorker. When his father's business partner Thomas Regan suggests that Francis take a holiday in Central America, ostensibly to search for the treasure of the Morgans' legendary ancestor, Francis thinks it's a splendid idea. But he never suspects what adventures await across the border....

  • Saki H.H. Munro stands alongside Anton Chekhov and O Henry as a master of the short story. His extraordinary stories are a mixture of humorous satire, irony and the macabre, in which the stupidities and hypocrisy of conventional society are viciously pilloried. .

  • 12 официальное издание, выпущенное в 2014 г. содержит более чем 12000 ч/б детальных иллюстраций о банкнотах и ценных бумагах, выпущенными государствами, муниципалитетами, частными компаниями и коммерческими банками со всех уголков мира.Приводятся актуальные цены в зависимости от трех степеней сохранности.

  • Tell Me Where provides hundreds of brilliant answers to interesting questions which can provide teasing quiz questions, settle arguments and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family. Tell Me Where Where is there a moon of ice Where does the word robot come from Where did chariot races take place Where do tears come from Six fact-packed subject categories boost the general knowledge of your children and even you, helping to engage the whole family.