• 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..

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...............

  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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........

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ....

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 .

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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..

  • 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. .

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 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.................

  • 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..

  • Journal 3 brims with every page ever seen on the show plus all-new pages with monsters and secrets, notes from Dipper and Mabel, and the Authors full story. Fans of Gravity Falls will simply love this 288-page full-color jacketed hardcover version of Journal 3! Plus the book jacket doubles as an exclusive poster

  • 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

  • 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...............

  • После шторма рыбаки находят в Средиземном море неизвестного, тяжело раненного и потерявшего память. Человек без имени, без документов, без прошлого... При этом он обладает феноменальными способностями, боевыми навыками и знает несколько языков. Ключом к разгадке его тайны может стать микропл нка с номером сч та в швейцарском банке на имя американского гражданина Джейсона Борна..Текст сокращ н и адаптирован. Уровень Intermediate.

  • Перед вами самоучитель нового типа читаем художественное произведение и постепенно овладеваем лексикой и грамматикой.В книгу входят два всемирно известных романа английского писателя Оскара Уайльда и американского писателя Фрэнсиса Скотта Фицджеральда Портрет Дориана Грея и Великий Гэтсби .Тексты произведений адаптированы и снабжены подробным лексико-грамматическим комментарием, расположенным на полях, напротив комментируемого места. Комментарии содержат ссылки на соответствующее правило английской грамматики. Объем грамматического справочника, помещенного сразу за романами, соответствует уровню выше среднего, поэтому им можно успешно пользоваться и в дальнейшем.В конце книги дан англо-русский словарь, содержащий лексику произведений.Книга предназначена для всех, кто начал и продолжает учить английский

  • 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..

  • Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, travel writer, and essayist. His most famous works are Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Now he is one of the most translated authors in the world. Lay Morals and Other Papers is a wonderful collection of essays including works like The Great North Road and The Young Chevalier.

  • Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. But Mark isn't ready to give up yet.. .....

  • Роман на французском языке.Роман Постава Флобера Мадам Бовари считается одним из шедевров мировой литературы. Эта книга, на французском языке, вошла в серию книг зарубежной классики. Зарубежная классика читай в оригинале коллекция, которая собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров пера, написанных ими на их родном языке. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубл нно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков. Учись французскому у Постава Флобера! Неадаптированное издание.

  • Herman Melville 1819-1891 was an American poet and novelist of the American Renaissance, best known for his allusive adventure novel Moby-Dick . Mysterious and unpredictable, the Pierre or, The Ambiguities contains all the good and intriguing features of the Gothic iction genre. Typee is one of the most famous and critically acclaimed traveling adventures of the nineteenth century. It is a semi-autobiographical story of the Melville's Polynesian travels, an examination of nature, people and their relationships, and an extensive exploration of exotic rituals.

  • 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..

  • Agatha Christie s seasonal Poirot and Marple short story collection, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.First came a sinister warning to Poirot not to eat any plum pudding then the discovery of a corpse in a chest next, an overheard quarrel that led to murder the strange case of the dead man who altered his eating habits and the puzzle of the victim who dreamt his own suicide. What links these five baffling cases The little grey cells of Monsieur Hercule

  • OLD CRIMES, NEW CONSEQUENCES. THE PAST In wartime Reykjavik, a young woman is found strangled behind the National Theatre, a rough and dangerous area of the city known as the shadow district . An Icelandic detective and a member of the American military police are on the trail of a brutal killer. THE PRESENT A 90-year-old man is discovered dead on his bed, smothered with his own pillow. Konrad, a former detective now bored with retirement, finds newspaper cuttings in the dead man s home reporting the shadow district murder that date back to the second

  • 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..

  • 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...... ...............................

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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..

  • 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

  • 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 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. Издание на английском языке..

  • Justine thought she knew who she was, until an anonymous caller seemed to know better...After escaping London and a career that nearly destroyed her, Justine plans to spend her days doing as little as possible in her beautiful home in Devon.But soon after the move, her daughter Ellen starts to withdraw when her new best friend, George, is unfairly expelled from school. Justine begs the head teacher to reconsider, only to be told that nobody's been expelled - there is, and was, no George.Then the anonymous calls start a stranger, making threats that suggest she and Justine share a

  • Издание на английском языке.

  • 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

  • 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. Lost Face is a collection of seven great short stories including Flush of Gold , The Passing of Marcus O'Brien , The Wit of Porportuk and London's best known tale To Build a Fire ..

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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..

  • Книга для чтения на английском языке.

  • 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

  • A collection of short stories from the author of the bestselling novel The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake . Surreal and musical, the tales feature a boy with keys for fingers, a woman whose children are potatoes, and a little boy with an iron for a head who is born to a family of pumpkin heads, amongst others!.

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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....

  • 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.

  • 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..

  • This is a volume of poetry published jointly by the three Вronte sisters, Charlotte, Emily and Anne in 1846 and their first work to ever go in print. To evade contemporary prejudice against female writers, the Bronte sisters adopted masculine first names. The book was published under the title Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. All three retained the first letter of their first names Charlotte became Currer Bell, Anne became Acton Bell, and Emily became Ellis Bell.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Этьен Жерар - герой Французской армии, ветеран наполеоновских войны и тщеславный автор героических баек о своих подвигах. Эта коллекция сатирических рассказов, созданная автором романов о Шерлоке Холмсе сэром Артуром Конан Дойлем, была впервые опубликована в 1 890х годах. Хитроумный и ловкий кавалерист Жерар отправится из Франции во все страны Европы, где ступала нога Наполеона, дойдет до России и примет участие в самых захватывающих интригах, без которого история великого французского императора могла быть совершенно другой..Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!.

  • 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. . ........ ..

  • 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

  • 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

  • Книга для чтения на английском языке.

  • 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..

  • Издание на португальском языке. .Этот красочный альбом познакомит вас с главными достопримечательностями удивительного по красоте города Санкт-Петербурга и его пригорода, расскажет об уникальных архитектурных ансамблях и городах-крепостях, охранявших северную столицу. .К изданию прилагается подробная карта исторического центра города на английском языке. Размер карты в развернутом виде 67 см х 43 см..

  • An expedition to Mars goes terribly wrong. A seaside pier collapses. A thirty-stone man is confined to his living room. One woman is abandoned on a tiny island in the middle of the ocean. Another woman is saved from drowning. Two boys discover a gun in a shoebox. A group of explorers find a cave of unimaginable size deep in the Amazon jungle. A man shoots a stranger in the chest on Christmas Eve..

  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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 Girlfriend by Michelle Frances is a gripping and chilling debut psychological thriller, based on the fall-out following an unforgiveable lie. It looks at the potentially charged relationship between girlfriend, boyfriend and his mother, which most women can identify with, and locates it in an extreme but believable setting.Laura has it all. A successful career, a long marriage to a rich husband, and a twenty-three year-old son, Daniel, who is kind, handsome, and talented. Then Daniel meets Cherry. Cherry is young, beautiful and smart but she hasn't had the same opportunities as Daniel. And she wants Laura's life.Cherry comes to

  • 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..

  • When Cora is savagely murdered with a hatchet, the extraordinary remark she made the previous day at her brother Richard's funeral suddenly takes on a chilling significance. At the reading of Richard's will, Cora was clearly heard to say It's been hushe ....

  • 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....

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. .

  • Howard Lovecraft was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Despite the fact that he was virtually unknown before he died, today he is known as the most influential author in his genre. The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath is a novella, which combines elements of horror and fantasy into an epic tale that illustrates the scope and wonder of humankind's ability to dream..

  • 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

  • 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.

  • As the snow begins to fall, a journalist arrives in the remote city of Kars on the Turkish border. The city lie finds is a troubled place - there's a suicide epidemic among its young women, Islamists are poised to win the local elections, and the head of the intelligence service is viciously effective. Soon the growing blizzard cuts off the outside world and the stage is set for a terrible and desperate act Orhan Pamuk's magnificent and controversial new novel evokes the spiritual fragility of the non-Western world, its ambivalence about the godless West, and its fury. Формат

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Издание на английскои языке.