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Inferno - Alighieri Dante

Inferno - Alighieri Dante Dante’s dramatic journey through the circles of hell in search of redemption – and his encounter with devils, monsters and the souls of some of the greatest sinners who ever walked on earth – is one of the cornerstones of Western literature, the summit of medieval thinking and arguably the highest poetic achievement of all time.Inferno, the first part of Dante’s Comedy, is presented here in a new verse translation by acclaimed poet and prize-winning translator J.G. Nic...

Sicily: A Short History, from the Greeks to Cosa Nostra - John Julius Norwich

Sicily: A Short History, from the Greeks to Cosa Nostra - John Julius Norwich 'Sicily is the key to everything' Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The author of the classic book on Venice turns his sights to Sicily in this beautiful book full of maps and colour photographs. 'I discovered Sicily almost by mistake ...We drove as far as Naples, then put the car on the night ferry to Palermo. There was a degree of excitement in the early hours when we passed Stromboli, emitting a rich glow e...

Twilight Tenth Anniversary - Meyerová, Stephenie

A celebratory release from an international bestselling author.; Celebrate the tenth anniversary of Twilight! This special double-feature book includes the classic novel, Twilight, and a bold and surprising reimagining, Life and Death, by Stephenie

Grimm Tales: For Young and Old - Pullman Philip

In this beautiful book of classic fairy tales, award-winning author Philip Pullman has chosen his fifty favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in a'clear as water' retelling, in h

Grimm Tales: For Young and Old - Pullman Philip

In this beautiful book of classic fairy tales, award-winning author Philip Pullman has chosen his fifty favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in a'clear as water' retelling, in h

Twilight Tenth Anniversary - Meyerová Stephenie

A celebratory release from an international bestselling author. Celebrate the tenth anniversary of Twilight! This special double-feature book includes the classic novel, Twilight, and a bold and surpr

Twilight Tenth Anniversary - Meyerová Stephenie

A celebratory release from an international bestselling author. Celebrate the tenth anniversary of Twilight! This special double-feature book includes the classic novel, Twilight, and a bold and surpr

Complete Maus - Art Spiegelman

Complete Maus - Art Spiegelman Combined for the first time here are Maus I: A Survivor's Tale and Maus II - the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler's Europe. By addressing the horror of the Holocaust through cartoons, the author captures the everyday reality of fear and is able to explore the guilt, relief and extraordinary sensation of survival - and how the children of survivors are in their own way affected by the trials of their parents...

Beautiful You - Palahniuk Chuck

Beautiful You - Palahniuk Chuck From the author of Fight Club, the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes this novel about the apocalyptic marketing possibilities of female pleasure. Sisters will be doing it for themselves. And doing it. And doing it. And doing it some more...Penny Harrigan is a low level associate in a big Manhattan law firm with an apartment in Queens and no love life at all. So it comes as a great shock when she finds herself invited to dinner by...

Don´t Tempt Me - Day Sylvia

Don´t Tempt Me - Day Sylvia Sylvia Day's Don't Tempt Me - the classic erotic romance, part of the Georgian series - is a tale of mistaken identity, lusty liaisons and dangerous deceptions. Lynette Baillon's twin, Lysette, died in an accident. Or so Lynette believed until, at a seductive masked ball in Paris, sexy stranger Simon Quinn mistakes her for her sister Lysette. And Simon, who planned to hand notorious assassin Lysette Rousseau over to the French, finds his plans confound...

Seven Years to Sin - Sylvia Day

Seven Years to Sin - Sylvia Day Seven Years to Sin - a classic erotic romance - by Sylvia Day - author of the sensational international bestselling Bared to You, first book in the Crossfire series - is a smart, sensual story of a young woman's sexual awakening at the hands of a handsome rogue in Regency England. Seven years ago, on the eve of her wedding, young Lady Jessica Sheffield witnessed a scandalous seduction by the roguish Alistair Caulfield. But after years of serene but unfulfill...

Star Rover - Jack London

Star Rover - Jack London The Star Rover is the story of San Quentin death-row inmate Darrell Standing, who escapes the horror of prison life—and long stretches in a straitjacket—by withdrawing into vivid dreams of past lives, including incarnations as a French nobleman and an Englishman in medieval Korea. Based on the life and imprisonment of Jack London’s friend Ed Morrell, this is one of the author’s most complex and original works. As Lor...

David Copperfield - Charles Dickens

David Copperfield - Charles Dickens Dickens wrote of David Copperfield: 'Of all my books I like this the best'. Millions of readers in almost every language on earth have subsequently come to share the author's own enthusiasm for this greatly loved classic, possibly because of its autobiographical form. Following the life of David through many sufferings and great adversity, the reader will also find many light-hearted moments in the company of a host of English fiction's gr...

Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach

Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach Jonathan Livingston Seagull, the most celebrated inspirational fable of our time, tells the story of a bird determined to be more than ordinary. This bestselling modern classic, reissued with a beautiful new cover design, is a story for people who want to follow their dreams and make their own rules and has inspired people for decades. 'Most gulls don't bother to learn more than the simplest facts of flight -- how to get from shore to food an...

Finish Big: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top - Bo Burlingham

Finish Big: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top - Bo Burlingham Bo Burlingham, the bestelling author of Small Giants, returns with Finish Big, an original guide to exiting your company successfully and gracefully. Bo Burlingham's book Small Giants became an instant classic for its original take on a common business problem: How to handle the pressure to grow. It used deeply-researched entrepreneurship stories to provide fresh insight into what really makes a great small bus...

Pathfinder Tales: Liar's Blade

Anglicky psaný román z prostředí populární rpg hry Pathfinder. With strength, wit, rakish charm, and a talking sword named Hrym, Rodrick has all the makings of a classic hero—except for the conscience. Instead, he and Hrym live a high life as scoundrels, pulling cons and parting the weak from their gold. When a mysterious woman invites them along on a quest into the frozen north in pursuit of a legendary artifact, it seems like a prime opportunity to make some easy coin—especially if there’s a ...

SATURNIN - Kolektiv

SATURNIN - Kolektiv On its initial publication in Czech in 1942, Saturnin was a best seller, its gentle satire offering an unexpected—if temporary—reprieve from the grim reality of the German occupation. In the years since, the novel has been hailed as a classic of Czech literature, and this translation makes it available to English-language readers for the first time—which is entirely appropriate, for author Zdenek Jirotka clearly modeled his light comedy on the English maste...

Oxford Bookworms Library New Edition 2 William Shakespeare with Audio CD Pack - Bassett, J.

Oxford Bookworms Library New Edition 2 William Shakespeare with Audio CD Pack - Bassett, J. William Shakespeare. Born April 1564, at Stratford-upon-Avon. Died April 1616. Married Anne Hathaway: two daughters, one son. Actor, poet, famous playwright. Wrote nearly forty plays. But what was he like as a man? What did he think about when he rode into London for the first time ...or when he was writing his plays Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet ...or when his only son died? We know the facts of his life,...

Oxford Bookworms Library New Edition Starter the Ransom of Red Chief - Henry, O.

Oxford Bookworms Library New Edition Starter the Ransom of Red Chief - Henry, O. Bill and Sam arrive in the small American town of Summit with only two hundred dollars, but they need more and Sam has an idea for making a lot of money. When things start to go very wrong, both men soon regret their visit - and their idea.The Oxford Bookworms Library offers high-quality storytelling and a great reading experience, with a world wide range of classic and modern fiction, non-fiction and plays. Bookwo...

Half a King (Shattered Sea) - Joe Abercrombie

Half a King (Shattered Sea) - Joe Abercrombie A classic coming-of-age tale set in a vivid and richly-imagined world from Sunday Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie. 'Grabbed me from page one and refused to let go' GEORGE R.R. MARTIN Betrayed by his family and left for dead, Prince Yarvi, reluctant heir to a divided kingdom, has vowed to reclaim a throne he never wanted. But first he must survive cruelty, chains and the bitter waters of the Shattered Sea itself - all with only one...

Half a War - Joe Abercrombie

Half a War - Joe Abercrombie A classic coming-of-age tale set in a vivid and richly-imagined world from Sunday Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie. 'Joe Abercrombie is doing some terrific work' GEORGE R.R. MARTIN WORDS ARE WEAPONS Princess Skara has seen all she loved turned to ashes. She is left with only words. But the right words can be as deadly as any blade. ONLY HALF A WAR IS FOUGHT WITH SWORDS The deep-cunning Father Yarvi has walked a long road from crippled slave to king...

Wrincle In Time - Madeleine Lengle

Wrincle In Time - Madeleine Lengle A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo: A Puffin Book. There are 20 titles to collect in the series, listed below, all with exciting new covers and fun-filled endnotes. A Wrinkle in Time is a classic sci-fi adventure for children by bestselling US author, Madeleine L'Engle. When Charles Wallace Murry goes searching through a 'wrinkle in time' for his lost father, he finds himself on a...

Bridget Jones’s Baby: The Diaries - Fielding Helen

Bridget Jones’s Baby: The Diaries - Fielding Helen The new Bridget Jones novelAs Bridget careers towards baby-deadline, tortured by Smug Mothers miming her ticking biological clock, a series of classic Bridget Jones moments finally leads her into pregnancy – but just not quite as intended. It’s a pregnancy full of cheesy potatoes, outlandish advice from Drunken Singletons and Smug Mothers, chaos at scans and childbirth classes, high jinks and romance, joy and despair – but all of it dominated b...

The Male Nude - David Leddick

The Male Nude - David Leddick While the female nude has long played a conspicuous role in western iconography, the male nude has not always enjoyed such attention, or acceptance. This ode to the male physique celebrates the evolving, at one time illicit, art form from anonymous 19th century erotica through to contemporary work from David Hockney and Duane Michaels. Through the classic, the playful, and the provocative, it explores the compositions, postures, and role-playing of this often under...

Telegraph Avenue - Michael Chabon

Telegraph Avenue - Michael Chabon From Michael Chabon, the bestselling author of 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' - his first novel in five years is a lovingly painted pop-culture epic. One street in Oakland, California. As the summer of 2004 draws to a close, Archy Stallings and Nat Jaffe are hanging in there, co-regents of Brokeland Records. Their wives, Gwen and Aviva, are the Berkeley Birth Partners, a pair of semi-legendary midwives. When former star quarterback Gi...

Film Noir - Paul Duncan, Alain Silver, James Ursini

Film Noir - Paul Duncan, Alain Silver, James Ursini Beginning with a general overview of film noir and covering its most important themes chapter by chapter (lovers plan murder, corrupt police, doomed love, psychological noir, etc.), this copiously illustrated handbook provides instant and in-depth access to the film noir genre for amateurs and aficionados alike. Among the films covered are these "top ten": Double Indemnity, Kiss Me Deadly, Gun Crazy, Criss Cross, Detour, In A...

The Long War - The Long Earth 2

Kniha je psána v anglickém jazyce! From the combined talents of the UK s bestselling novelist and a giant of British science fiction comes the sequel to the phenomenal No.1 bestseller The Long Earth... A generation after the events of The Long Earth, mankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by Stepping. Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, now fleets of airships link the stepwise Americas with trade and culture. Mankind is shaping the Long Earth - but in turn the Long Earth is sha...

Go Set a Watchman - Lee Harper

Go Set a Watchman - Lee Harper From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird.Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch – ‘Scout’ – returns home from New York City to visit her ageing father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise’s homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her...

The Long War - Long Earth 2 (anglicky) - Pratchett Terry, Baxter Stephen

The Long War - Long Earth 2 (anglicky) - Pratchett Terry, Baxter Stephen From the combined talents of the UK's bestselling novelist and a giant of British science fiction comes the sequel to the phenomenal No.1 bestseller The Long Earth...A generation after the events of The Long Earth, mankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by Stepping. Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, now fleets of airships link the stepwise Americas with trade and culture. Mankind is shaping the Long...