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Creation - Adam Rutherford

Creation by Adam Rutherford tells the entire spellbinding story of life in two gripping narratives. "Prepare to be astounded. There are moments when this book is so gripping it reads like a thriller". (Mail on Sunday). The Origin of Life is a four-billion-year detective story that uses the latest science to explain what life is and where it first came from, offering answers to the very grandest of questions before arriving at a thrilling solution. "A superbly written explanation". (Brian Cox). ...

Creation - Adam Rutherford

THE ORIGIN OF LIFE: What is life? Where did it come from? In what form did it first appear? And how? Every creature, plant and cell that has ever inhabited the Earth owes its existence to the emergence, some four billion years ago, of a single life-form: the first ever living being, from which all other life subsequently evolved. Drawing on recent and dramatic advances in experimental biology, The Origin of Life takes us on a gripping, four-billion-year journey of discovery to explain exactly h...

Origins : The Scientific Story of Creation - Baggott, J.

What is the nature of the material world? How does it work? What is the universe and how was it formed? What is life? Where do we come from and how did we evolve? How and why do we think? What does it mean to be human? How do we know? There are many different versions of our creation story. This book tells the version according to modern science. It is a unique account, starting at the Big Bang and travelling right up to the emergence of humans as conscious intelligent beings, 13.8 billion year...

Catch As Catch Can - Joseph Heller

Not many writers introduce a phrase – let alone a whole idea – into the language. In Catch-22, Joseph Heller invented a motif for the modern world. The book shaped everything that came after it, establishing Heller's reputation as one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century. But where did the author who was able to create that novel come from? And what happened to those remarkable characters? In Catch as Catch Can, Joseph Heller’s stories are collected for the first time, and ...

Catch As Catch Can - Joseph Heller

Not many writers introduce a phrase – let alone a whole idea – into the language. In Catch-22, Joseph Heller invented a motif for the modern world. The book shaped everything that came after it, establishing Heller\'s reputation as one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century. But where did the author who was able to create that novel come from? And what happened to those remarkable characters? In Catch as Catch Can, Joseph Heller’s stories a...

Catch As Catch Can - Heller Joseph

Not many writers introduce a phrase – let alone a whole idea – into the language. In Catch-22, Joseph Heller invented a motif for the modern world. The book shaped everything that came after it, establishing Heller's reputation as one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century. But where did the author who was able to create that novel come from? And what happened to those remarkable characters? In Catch as Catch Can, Joseph Heller’s stories are collected for the first time...

Frankenstein - Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley\'s timeless gothic novel presents the epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor to the very brink of madness. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love, friendship, scientific hubris, and horror.

The Light Fantastic (Discworld, The Unseen University Collec...

It is known as the Discworld. It is a flat planet, supported on the backs of four elephants, who in turn stand on the back of the great turtle A'Tuin as it swims majestically through space. And it is quite possibly the funniest place in all of creation...As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld has only one possible saviour. Unfortunately, this happens to be the singularly inept and cowardly wizard called Rincewind, who was last seen falling...

The Light Fantastic - Terry Pratchett

It is known as the Discworld. It is a flat planet, supported on the backs of four elephants, who in turn stand on the back of the great turtle A\'Tuin as it swims majestically through space. And it is quite possibly the funniest place in all of creation... As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld has only one possible saviour. Unfortunately, this happens to be the singularly inept and cowardly wizard called Rincewind, who was last see...

Frankenstein - Mary Shelley

Now a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with an introduction by Elizabeth Kostova and cover art by Ghost World creator Daniel Clowes, Mary Shelley\'s timeless gothic novel presents the epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor to the very brink of madness. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it ...

Pathfinder Chronicles: Classic Horrors Revisited

Born of myth, legend, and even modern film and literature, monsters such as the mummy, vampire, werewolf, and zombie are the stuff of nightmares—and frequent foes of heroic adventurers! Along with flesh golems, gargoyles, ghosts, ghouls, hags, and the mysterious derro, these ten monsters are staples of horror fiction and the bane of countless would-be heroes. This 64-page book explores the origin of these creatures (in both the game world and real-world history), as well as their creation, habi...

Business Stripped Bare - Richard Branson

From its creation as a mail-order record company to the literal launch of Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson\'s Virgin Group has become one of the most successful and recognised brands in the world. In Business Stripped Bare Branson shares the incredible truth about his most risky, brilliant and audacious deals. Discover how he tried to take on one of the world\'s biggest superbrands, how he plans to change the course of the world\'s rivers to cut carbon emissions, what Tesco learne...

Art Studio -

This colouring book takes its inspiration from the most creative images imaginable – the world’s greatest paintings. Using carefully drawn line illustrations of famous masterpieces, avid colouring fans will relish not only the bold, bright lines of works such as Van Gogh’s Starry Night, but also mastering the intricacy of some of the world’s most renowned paintings. Among the 46 masterpieces featured are such celebrated works as Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam and Renoir’s Moulin de la Galette ...

Marketing Management - Svend Hollensen

Marketing Management: A Relationship Approach, Third Edition, takes the unique and innovative approach of linking relationship marketing to the traditional market planning models that are used by most marketers today. As globalisation progresses, the need for creating and maintaining off-line and on-line relationships with the company’s customers, suppliers, stakeholders and personnel has become increasingly vital in today’s business environment. Now in its third edition, this best-se...

Sada adaptérů Jung 2 pod omítku HomeMatic, 103478

Tento adaptér umožňuje opticky nenápadné vložení do stávající instalace a také použití původních vypínačů. Vhodné pro spínače Jung: A 500, A Creation, A plus, AS 500 a AS univerzální. 3x adaptér · Návod Sada adaptérů Jung 2 pod omítku HomeMatic, 103478 od výrobce HomeMatic v kategorii Dům & zahrada|Automatizace domácnosti - Smart Home|HomeMatic®. Kupujte špičkovou kvalitu za akční ceny na Conrad.cz!

Guess How Much I Love You - McBratney, S.

Sometimes, when you love someone very, very much, you want to find a way of describing how much you treasure them. But, as Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare discover, love is not always an easy thing to measure. Now new and existing fans can relive this cherished classic with this lavish edition, celebrating two decades of delighting readers since its initial creation.

Frankenstein - Mary Shelley

Frankenstein is often hailed as a masterpiece of 19th-century Gothicism. The monster\'s culpability for various horrific acts, his powerlessness in the face of his complete ostracism from society and Dr Frankenstein\'s lies, abdication of responsibility and the pain he inflicts on his creation raise chilling questions.

Graphis Advertising Annual 2009 - Rico Komanoya

The Annual is arranged into trade categories for easy referencing such as automotive, corporate, fashion, food, and sports. Over 300 of the best single ads and campaigns produced in the past year are shown, with extensive credits of the talented people involved in the creation of this exceptional work.

100 Ways to Create a Great Ad - Tim Collins

100 Ways to Create an Ad is an accessible introduction to creative advertising techniques. Featuring 100 spreads detailing concepts such as the \'Reveal\' and the \'Mash-up\', it presents the key methods of devising print, television, radio, direct, and online ideas. The process of creating an ad can be divided into three steps: planning; concept creation; crafting. This book provides a straightforward guide to concept creation, including methods that are applicable across media a...

Metropolis - Shaun Tan

Pictura is a stunning range of black-and-white artworks to collect and colour, for ages 9 to 90. In this title from the urban strand, industry is born from an egg as other animals and plants look on. As it grows, metal trades metal, towns march and skyscrapers smoke, until all converge in a powerful, violent Metropolis. This mind-blowing creation myth from the inimitable Shaun Tan is yours for the colouring.

Imaginary World of - Keri Smith

'What kind of world would you like to inhabit?' Here, Keri Smith begins with a list. Writing down everything the reader is drawn to, from things they love or collect to things that fascinate and excite, including objects, colours, sounds, textures, memories, places and people, the list serves as the building block for the creation of a new world. This world is based entirely on who the reader is as an individual, and as such is completely unique. Prompted to think about landscape, place names, ...

The Imaginary World of… - Smithová Keri

'What kind of world would you like to inhabit?' Here, Keri Smith begins with a list. Writing down everything the reader is drawn to, from things they love or collect to things that fascinate and excite, including objects, colours, sounds, textures, memories, places and people, the list serves as the building block for the creation of a new world. This world is based entirely on who the reader is as an individual, and as such is completely unique. Prompted to think about landscape,...

Polaris RPG - Character File Pack

Polaris RPG - Character File Pack obsahuje užitečné informace a pomůcky pro všechny hráče hry na hrdiny Polaris RPG. Bezdřevnatý papír umožňuje popisování a mazání. Příručka je v angličtině, brožovaná, má 16 barevných stran. A gaming aid for all players of Polaris RPG! It introduces in a few pages the world and timeline of the game, and describes the major factions and the most important nations of the Deep. The helpful summary of Character Creation and basic Combat Rules helps players and GM’s...

Frankenstein - Shelley, M.

Victor Frankenstein is obsessed with the secret of resurrecting the dead. But when he makes a new 'man' out of plundered corpses, his hideous creation fills him disgust. Rejected by all humanity, the creature sets out to destroy Frankenstein and everyone he loves. And as the monster gets ever closer to his maker, hunter becomes prey in a lethal chase that carries them to the very end of the earth.

The Very Busy Spider - Carle, E.

Early one morning a little spider begins to spin her web on a fencepost and she doesn't stop until it is finished ...Alongside the visual excitement of Eric Carle's vibrant collages of familiar animals is the tactile experience of feeling the spider's web as it grows from a simple line into a complex and beautiful creation - this is a perfect story for reading aloud and sharing.

How to Teach Business English - Evan Frendo

The How to... series offers practical teaching ideas within a clear, theoretical framework. Each title includes a photocopiable \'Task File\' of training and reflection activities to reinforce the theories and practical ideas presented. * Covers key areas such as course preparation, materials and creation, and exploiting essential teaching techniques for different business contexts * Gives special emphasis to intercultural training and electronic learning * Sample lessons and activities...

The Art of the Novel - Milan Kundera

Kundera brilliantly examines the work of such important and diverse figures as Rabelais, Cervantes, Sterne, Diderot, Flaubert, Tolstoy, and Musil. He is especially penetrating on Hermann Broch, and his exploration of the world of Kafka\'s novels vividly reveals the comic terror of Kafka\'s bureaucratized universe. Kundera\'s discussion of his own work includes his views on the role of historical events in fiction, the meaning of action, and the creation of character in the post-psychological no...

Hi-ReS! -

Over the last years, Hi-ReS! has established itself as one of the world’s leading studios in the realisation and implementation of sophisticated interactive commercial projects. Its strength lies not only in its masterful linear storytelling, but also in its creation of sensual interactive experiences that pair an artistic, tongue-in-cheek approach with strong marketing sensibilities. This book with DVD is the first to present a scintillating collection of projects by Hi-ReS! for a wide range ...

Hi-ReS! - Amantes sunt Amentes - Hi-res.net

Jedno z nejvýznamějších současných anglických grafických studií Hi-Res! představuje publikace doplněná DVD na příkladech prací pro firmy Nokia, Sony, Toyota, MVT či Diesel až po hudebníky Massive Attack atd. Over the last years, Hi-ReS! has established itself as one of the world’s leading studios in the realisation and implementation of sophisticated interactive commercial projects. Its strength lies not only in its masterful linear storytelling, but also in its creation of sensual interactive ...

League of Nations (Makers of Modern World: Peace conferences...

90 years ago the League of Nations convened for the first time hoping to settle disputes by diplomacy not war. This book looks at how the League was shaped and the multi-faceted body which emerged, and how it was used in ensuing years to counter territorial ambitions and restrict armaments, as well as its role in human rights and refugee issues. The failure of the League to prevent the Second World War would lead to its dissolution and the subsequent creation of the United Nations. Can the UN's...

Mort (Discworld, The Death Collection) - Pratchett, T.

It is known as the Discworld. It is a flat planet, supported on the backs of four elephants, who in turn stand on the back of the great turtle A'Tuin as it swims majestically through space. And it is quite possibly the funniest place in all of creation...Death comes to us all. When he came to Mort, he offered him a job. After being assured that being dead was not compulsory, Mort accepted. However, he soon found that romantic longings did not mix easily with the responsibilities of being Death'...

Austrian Napoleonic Artillery 1792 - 1815 - Dave Hollins

The Austrian artillery of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars was a creation of the renowned Lichtenstein system of the early 1750s. This weight system produced a series of weapons of 3-, 6- and 12-pdr. calibre along with 7- and 10-pdr. Howitzers. In the 1780s they were joined by cavalry artillery guns with their \'Wurst\' seats. In 1811 Austria also began the establishment of rocket troops based upon the British invention, whilst their heavy and siege pieces throughout the period rema...

Budo Teachings of the Founder of Aikido - Morihei Ueshiba

Morihei Ueshiba is rightly known as one of the world\'s greatest martial artists for his creation of aikido, the synthesis of his superb technique and his profound spiritual insight into the nature of the universe. Aikido is much more than just another fighting style, it is a holistic approach to life that Morihei described as "a divine path inspired by the gods that leads to truth, goodness, and beauty." Sadly, Morihei left few writings to explain his martial arts philosophy, preferring to tea...

The Cross - Serena Fass

Serena Fass has attempted to illustrate Jesus\' Great Commission: "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. Whoever believes and is baptised will be saved." (Mark 16: 15 - 16) and has presented a balance between the many different strands of the Christian faith, for each century, from the earliest Christians in Pompeii until today, and criss-crossing the globe from North to South: from Norway to Mozambique - and West to East: from Peru to Australia. Categories ...

Landscape and Power - W.J.T. Mitchell

The first edition of this book, published in 1994, reshaped the direction of landscape studies by considering landscape not simply as an object to be seen or a text to be read, but as an instrument of cultural force, a central tool in the creation of national and social identities. This second edition adds not only a new preface, but five new essays-from Edward Said, W.J.T. Mitchell, Jonathan Bordo, Michael Taussig, and Robert Pogue Harrison-extending the scope of the book in remarkable ...

The Tatras - Ján Lacika

According to legend, the Tatras\' creation stemmed from God’s longing for beauty. On the seventh day of creation God sent one of his angels forth to scatter handfuls of it across the freshly created world. As the angel was soaring across the Earth, he snagged his wing on a high granite mountain peak; this collision not only caused the peak to bend but it tore his bag, thus spilling all the splendor contained within across the mountainous wilderness. The crooked peak which caused the divine acci...

The Science Of Discworld - Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen

When a wizardly experiment goes adrift, the wizards of Unseen University find themselves with a pocket universe on their hands: Roundworld, where neither magic nor common sense seems to stand a chance against logic. The Universe, of course, is our own. And Roundworld is Earth. As the wizards watch their accidental creation grow, we follow the story of our universe from the primal singularity of the Big Bang to the internet and beyond. Through this original Terry Pratchett story (with in...

Office Architecture + Design - Lara Menzel

Constant technological advances and the current focus on ecological considerations have had a strong impact on the construction of office buildings as well as the interior design of work spaces. Further decisive aspects beyond the purely functional considerations of work organization are corporate identity, the creation of a positive and motivating working environment and very often also representative functions. Masterpieces: Office Architecture and Design presents about 60 outstanding project...

SHOGUN: NOVEL OF JAPAN - Clavell, J.

"This is James Clavell's most famous and best-loved novel repackaged for a new generation. This is James Clavell's tour-de-force; an epic saga of one Pilot-Major John Blackthorne, and his integration into the struggles and strife of feudal Japan. Both entertaining and incisive, ""Shogun"" is a stunningly dramatic re-creation of a very different world. Starting with his shipwreck on this most alien of shores, the novel charts Blackthorne's rise from the status of reviled foreigner up to the heig...

The History of the Czech Republic and Slovakia - William M. Mahoney

This survey of Czech and Slovak history traces the development of two neighboring peoples through the creation of a common Czechoslovakian state in 1918 to the founding of the independent Czech and Slovak Republics in 1993 and beyond. The Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia following the First World War and came under Soviet influence after World War II. With the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989, Czechoslovakia regained its freedom and, on...