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Cornwell Bernard Heretic

The third and final installment of The Grail Quest sees English archer Thomas of Hookton once more in France, this time leading a group of archers in the seizing of a fortified Gascon town - a pretext devised by the Earl of Northampton to lure cousin Guy Vexille into the family heartlands and into revealing more about the Vexille treasure.... and the tantalising legend of the Grail. With seiges and skirmishes in place of battles, Heretic is a classic tale of good versus evil. When Thomas and Rob

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Dark Curse

Born into evil and ice, Dragonseeker Lara Calladine longs to find the source of her nightmares. The only man who can help her is Nicolas De La Cruz who, for centuries, has longed to feel the sensual love of a woman without a hunger for blood. He's found the perfect mate in Lara. But their mysterious pasts share a secret that could destroy them both.

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Kazuo Ishiguro: Never Let Me Go

Kathy, Ruth and Tommy were pupils at Hailsham - an idyllic establishment situated deep in the English countryside. The children there were tenderly sheltered from the outside world, brought up to believe they were special, and that their personal welfare was crucial. But for what reason were they really there? It is only years later that Kathy, now aged 31, finally allows herself to yield to the pull of memory and try to make sense of the past. What unfolds is an extraordinarily powerful story ...

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Agatha Christie: They Do it with Mirrors

Collins brings the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, to English language learners. Počet stran: 122 stran Vazba: brožovaná vazba Rozměr: 130×195 mm Hmotnost: 120 g Jazyk: anglický jazyk Rok vydání: 2012

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BARNES, JULIAN Sense of an Ending

* Autor: BARNES, JULIAN * Rok vydání: 2012 * Počet stran: 150 * Vazba: Brožovaná * Jazyk: anglický

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Bukowski Charles Odbarvená píča/A white pussy

Tři povídky – „Odbarvená píča“, „Bílý plnovous“ a „Vražda Ramóna Vásqueze“ – od kultovního amerického autora, bohéma profesí a především krále nezávislé tvorby.

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Color Atlas of Histology

This compact atlas provides medical, dental, allied health, and biology students with an outstanding collection of histology images for all of the major tissue classes and body systems. The Fourth Edition features a completely re-digitized image collection, along with other hallmarks of this atlas that have been proven over time, including its concise writing style, compact size/format, and quick introduction/background for each chapter that reviews essential concepts, histophysiology, and clin...

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Crime Stories

This collection of five stories brings together a variety of writing styles from the genre of crime writing. From the adventures of the most famous of all detectives, Sherlock Holmes, to the contemporary writings of Ruth Rendell and Alexander McCall Smith, there will be a story here to delight everyone. Unadapted short stories by: Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Ruth Rendell, Alexander McCall Smith Level: Advanced Počet stran: 208 stran Vazba: brožovaná vazba J...

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Dennis Lehane: Gone, Baby, Gone

The neighborhood is no place for the innocent, the young, the defenseless or the pure. This is a territory of broken families, bitter cops, whacked out ex-cons, and a mother who watches herself on the nightly news as her missing child floats further and further into the unkown. Boston private investigators, Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, don't want this case. But after pleas from the child's aunt, they embark upon an investigation and ultimately risk losing everything- their relationship, t...

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Donna Leon: The Golden Egg

When making routine enquiries into a possible bribery case that could embarrass the mayor - a humiliation Vice-Questore Patta is very keen to avoid - Commissario Brunetti receives a call from his wife, Paola, who is evidently very upset. The middle-aged deaf mute with the mental age of a child who helped out at the Brunetti's dry cleaners has been found dead - an accidental overdose of his mother's sleeping pills - and Paola is distraught by the news. To the neighbourhood he was just the boy wh...

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Drew Karpyshyn: Star Wars: The Old Republic - Revan

Hero, traitor, conqueror, villain, savior—the man called Revan has been all of these. He left Coruscant a Jedi, on a mission to defeat the Mandalorians. He returned a Sith disciple, bent on destroying the Republic. The Jedi Council gave Revan his life back, but the price of redemption was the loss of his memories. All that’s left are nightmares—and deep, abiding fear. What happened beyond the Outer Rim that Revan can’t quite remember or entirely forget? One thing he’s certain of: Something da...

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Charlotte Brontë: The Professor

The Professor is Charlotte Brontë’s first novel, reflecting her own experience of life in Brussels and published after her untimely death. Viewed as a precursor to the narrative style and characterisation she perfected in her later works, such as Jane Eyre, the novel is Brontë’s portrayal of a love story from a male perspective. Writing from the point of view of orphaned young teacher, William Crimsworth – the sole male protagonist among Brontë’s works – the author allows herself a freedom of ...

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King Rat

This is the completely uncut edition of James Clavell's classic King Rat", in fresh new packaging for a new generation of readers Set in Changi, the most notorious prisoner of war camp in Asia, "King Rat" is an heroic story of survival told by a master story-teller who lived through those years as a young soldier. Only one man in fifteen had the strength, the luck, and the cleverness simply to survive Changi, and then there was King. "

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Milan Kundera: The Joke

The Joke, Milan Kundera's first novel, gained him a huge following in his own country and launched his worldwide literary reputation. In his author´s note Kundera explains why this completely revised translation is the definitive edition of his work. Počet stran: 323 stran Vazba: brožovaná vazba Rozměr: 126×197 mm Hmotnost: 270 g Jazyk: anglický jazyk ISBN: 0571166938 Rok vydání: 1992

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Orwell George Animal Farm

Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Wellington leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organized to benefit all who walk on four legs. But as time passes, the ideals of the rebellion are corrupted, then forgotten. And something new and unexpected emerges. ''Animal Farm'' - the histor

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Point Blank

When an investigation into a series of mysterious deaths leads agents to an elite prep school for rebellious kids, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is hanging out with the sons of the rich and powerful, and something feels wrong. These former juvenile delinquents have turned well-behaved, studious—and identical—overnight. It’s up to Alex to find out who is masterminding this nefarious plot, before they find him.

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River God

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Safe Haven

When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her gua...

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The Secret History of the World

They say that history is written by the victors. But what if history?or what we come to know as history?has been written by the wrong people? What if everything we've been told is only part of the story? What if it's the wrong part? In this groundbreaking and now famous work, Mark Booth embarks on an enthralling intellectual tour of our world's secret histories. Starting from a dangerous premise?that everything we've been taught about our world's past is corrupted, and that the stories put forw...

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Third Girl Christie Agatha

The new-look series of Hercule Poirot books for the 21st century. Three single girls shared the same London flat. The first worked as a secretary; the second was an artist; the third who came to Poirot for help, disappeared convinced she was a murderer. Now there were rumours of revolvers, flick-knives and blood stains. But, without hard evidence, it would take all Poirot's tenacity to establish whether the third girl was guilty innocent or insane...

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Wilde Oscar Happy Prince and other stories

"The Happy Prince", one of his best-loved stories, tells of the attempts of a kind-hearted statue and an amorous swallow to rid their city of poverty, and of their heavenly reward. Others include the tale of the unjust but repentant giant who discovers joy in loving others, the nightingale willing to die for love, and a pompous although very remarkable rocket, ready to display his talents and his ignorance. Full of splendid, joyous imagery - birds, flowers, fireworks and palaces - the stories a...

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1000 novořeckých slovíček

Učte se důležitá slovíčka pomocí veselých obrázků! Zapamatujete si je rychleji a vštípí se vám i mnohem hlouběji do paměti! Ilustrace znázorňují běžné životní situace, které denně prožíváme, obsahují postavy a věci, se kterými se denně setkáváme. Ať jde již o domácnost, město, školu, přírodu, zábavu, cestování, sport ad. Obrázky jsou popsány, za slovíčky následuje výslovnost a český význam. Každý tematický celek je doplněn typickými frázemi. Na konci knihy se nachází souhrnný slovníček. Příručk...

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1000 polských slovíček

Učte se důležitá slovíčka pomocí veselých obrázků! Zapamatujete si je rychleji a vštípí se vám i mnohem hlouběji do paměti! Ilustrace znázorňují běžné životní situace, které denně prožíváme, obsahují postavy a věci, se kterými se denně setkáváme. Ať jde již o domácnost, město, školu, přírodu, zábavu, cestování, sport ad. Obrázky jsou popsány, za slovíčky následuje výslovnost a český význam. Každý tematický celek je doplněn typickými frázemi. Na konci knihy se nachází souhrnný slovníček. Příručk...

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1000 portugalských slovíček

Učte se důležitá slovíčka pomocí veselých obrázků! Zapamatujete si je rychleji a vštípí se vám i mnohem hlouběji do paměti! Ilustrace znázorňují běžné životní situace, které denně prožíváme, obsahují postavy a věci, se kterými se denně setkáváme. Ať jde již o domácnost, město, školu, přírodu, zábavu, cestování, sport ad. Obrázky jsou popsány, za slovíčky následuje výslovnost a český význam. Každý tematický celek je doplněn typickými frázemi. Na konci knihy se nachází souhrnný slovníček. Příručk...

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11/22/63: A Novel - Stephen King (UK)

On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? Stephen King’s heart-stoppingly dramatic new novel is about a man who travels back in time to prevent the JFK assassination—a thousand page tour de force. Following his massively successful novel Under the Dome, King sweeps readers back in time to another moment—a real life moment—when everything went wrong: the JFK assassination. And he introduces readers to a ...

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111 Useful English Phrasal Verbs

Užitočná príručka poskytuje prehľad 111 najpoužívanejších a najpotrebnejších frázových slovies, ktorých porozumenie a správne používanie je nevyhnutné pre každého, kto sa chce pohybovať v anglicky hovoriacom prostredí. Väčšina z uvedených zvratov má viac ako jeden význam, pričom sme sa snažili vybrať tie najužitočnejšie. Knižka je spracovaná prehľadnou formou s dôrazom na rýchle vyhľadávanie. Frázové slovesá - teda ustálené slovné spojenia slovesa a predložky (prípadne príslovky), ktorá pôvodné...

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20-th century Stories

This diverse collection of short stories helps to illustrate the development of the new literary styles and perspectives that emerged during the course of the twentieth century. Unadapted short stories by: D. H. Lawrence, William Trevor, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Roald Dahl, Tobias Wolff, Annie Proulx Level: Advanced Počet stran: 208 stran Vazba: brožovaná vazba Rozměr: 130×198 mm Hmotnost: 240 g Jazyk: anglický jazyk ISBN: 9780230408531

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300 - Frank Miller, Lynn Varley

300 is a story of war and defiance as only Frank Miller can tell. Featuring the watercolor talents of painter Lynn Varley, 300 marks the first collaboration for these two creators since 1990's Elektra Lives Again. The five-part series is collected into a beautiful, 88-page hardcover volume, with each two-page spread from the comic presented as it was originally intended - as a single undivided page, greatly enhancing the graphic and narrative power of this immortal tale of heroic sacrifice. Mak...

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4 Hour Work Week

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4.50 From Paddington

For a moment the two trains were side by side. In that moment, Elspeth witnessed a murder as she stared out of her window. But who, apart from Miss Marple, would take her story seriously? There were no suspects, no other witnesses - and no corpse.

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7 habits of highly effective people

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A clockwork orange

In Burgess's infamous nightmare vision of youth culture in revolt, 15-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the state tries to reform him - but at what cost?

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A Dance with Dragons - George R.R. Martin

Dubbed “the American Tolkien” by Time magazine, George R. R. Martin has earned international acclaim for his monumental cycle of epic fantasy. Now the #1 New York Times bestselling author delivers the fifth book in his spellbinding landmark series--as both familiar faces and surprising new forces vie for a foothold in a fragmented empire. In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance once again--beset by newly emerging threats from every direction....

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A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times!' Set before and during the French Revolution in the cities of Paris and London, A Tale of Two Cities tells the story of Dr Manette's release from imprisonment in the Bastille and his reunion with daughter, Lucie. A French aristocrat Darnay and English lawyer Carton compete in their love for Lucie and the ensuing tale plays out against the menacing backdrop of ...

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A Walk to Remember

There was a time when the world was sweeter....when the women in Beaufort, North Carolina, wore dresses, and the men donned hats.... Every April, when the wind smells of both the sea and lilacs, Landon Carter remembers 1958, his last year at Beaufort High. Landon had dated a girl or two, and even once sworn that he'd been in love. Certainly the last person he thought he'd fall for was Jamie, the shy, almost ethereal daughter of the town's Baptist minister....Jamie, who was destined to show him ...

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A.D. Miller: Snowdrops

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011, Snowdrops is THE debut of 2011: A stunning novel of moral ambiguity, uncertainty and corruption. Snowdrops. That's what the Russians call them - the bodies that float up into the light in the thaw. Drunks, most of them, and homeless people who just give up and lie down into the whiteness, and murder victims hidden in the drifts by their killers. Nick has a confession. When he worked as a high-flying British lawyer in Moscow, he was seduced by Masha, an...

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Indiana, 1818. Moonlight falls through the dense woods that surround a one-room cabin, where a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his suffering mother's bedside. She's been stricken with something the old-timers call "Milk Sickness." "My baby boy..." she whispers before dying. Only later will the grieving Abe learn that his mother's fatal affliction was actually the work of a vampire. When the truth becomes known to young Lincoln, he writes in his journal, "henceforth my life shall be one ...

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Abraham Verghese: Cutting for Stone

Marion and Shiva Stone, born in a mission hospital in Ethiopia in the 1950s, are twin sons of an illicit union between an Indian nun and British doctor. Bound by birth but with widely different temperaments they grow up together, in a country on the brink of revolution, until a betrayal splits them apart. But fate has not finished with them. Počet stran: 560 stran Vazba: brožovaná vazba Rozměr: 127×197 mm Hmotnost: 390 g Jazyk: anglický jazyk ISBN: 9780099443636 Rok vydání: 2010 ...

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Absolute Power

"Accomplished and amazing - one of the hottest reads around" - "Daily Mail." Set in Washington D.C., this fascinating thriller of unparalleled suspense dares to explore an unthinkable abuse of power and criminal conspiracy: a vicious murder involving the US President and a cover-up orchestrared by his zealously loyal Chief of Staff and the Secret Service. But, unknown to the President and his lackeys, one unlikely witness saw everything. Trapped behind a two-way mirror in a country house in Mar...

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Adam Johnson: The Orphan Master's Son

He knows he must be the son of the master of the orphanage, not some kid dumped by his parents - it was obvious from the way his father singled him out for beatings. He knows he is special when he is picked as a spy and kidnapper for his country, the glorious Democratic Republic of North Korea. He knows he must find his true love, Sun Moon, the greatest opera star who ever lived, before it's too late. He knows he's not like the other prisoners in the camp. He's going to get out soon. Definitely...

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