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This Is How It Always Is - Laurie Frankelová

Autor : Laurie Frankelová, Laurie Frankel's THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS is a warm, touching and bittersweet novel about a family that's just like any other - until it's not. For readers of WE ARE ALL COMPLETELY BESIDE OURSELVES and THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY. 'A lively and fascinating story of a thoroughly modern family and the giant, multifaceted love that binds them... Sparkles with wit and wisdom' Maria Semple, bestselling author of WHERE'D YOU GO, BERNADETTE. Rosie and Penn always ...

THE LAW CODE OF MANU (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) -...

"'Manu was seated, when the great seers came up to him: ""Please, Lord, tell us the Laws of all the social classes, as well as of those born in between...""' The Law Code of Manu is the most authoritative and the best-known legal text of ancient India. Famous for two thousand years it still generates controversy, with Manu's verses being cited in support of the oppression of women and members of the lower castes. A seminal Hindu text, the Law Code is important for its classic description of so ...

Everything I Never Told You - Ng, C.

Lydia is the favourite child of Marilyn and James Lee; a girl who inherited her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue - in Marilyn's case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in James's case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the centre of every party. But Lydia is under pressures that have nothing to do with growing up in 1970s sma...

Philomena - Sixsmith Martin

Philomena is now a major film starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, directed by Stephen Frears When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent at Roscrea in Co. Tipperary to be looked after as a fallen woman. She cared for her baby for three years until the Church took him from her and sold him, like countless others, to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising never to attempt to see her child again, she nonetheless spent th...

The Mountain - Luca D´Andrea

An atmospheric commercial thriller for readers of Stephen King and Joël Dicker, set among Italy's mysterious Dolomite Mountains A CURSED PLACE. A COLD CASE. A KILLER WHO LEFT NO TRACE. The huge International bestseller. Gripping, unputdownable and packed with twists, The Mountain is a thriller that you will never forget. "Can be compared (with no fear of hyperbole) to Stephen King and Jo Nesbo" - Massimo Vincenz, La Repubblica. Jeremiah Salinger blames himself. The crash was his fault. He was t...

Whispers Under Ground - Ben Aaronovitch

Autor : Ben Aaronovitch, A WHOLE NEW REASON TO MIND THE GAP It begins with a dead body at the far end of Baker Street tube station, all that remains of American exchange student James Gallagher--and the victim's wealthy, politically powerful family is understandably eager to get to the bottom of the gruesome murder. The trouble is, the bottom--if it exists at all--is deeper and more unnatural than anyone suspects . . . except, that is, for London constable and sorcerer's apprentice Peter Grant....

Sam Phillips - Peter Guralnick

Autor : Peter Guralnick, Sam 'The Man Who Invented Rock n' Roll' Phillips, was born on 5th January 1923 in Florence, Alabama, the youngest of eight and the seventh surviving child of a family that lived in a remote rural colony called the Lovelace Community. His father, Charlie, had a gift for farming, which was brought to an end by the Depression. His mother picked guitar and showed the kind of forbearance that allowed her to name her youngest child after the doctor who delivered him drunk ...

Spot 50 Cats - Bedoyere, C. de la

Spot 50 Cats covers 50 different cats breeds from shorthair cats such as the Siamese and Russian Blue, to longhair cats such as the Maine Coon and Turkish Van. Illustrations of each breed are clearly labelled and accompanied by useful information and detailed fact files. Useful and practical features in Spot 50 Cats include: • A mini picture reference and practical details, such as scale, to help children quickly identify different species. • A cat breed list for kids to tick off once they spot...

'The Heart''s Invisible Furies' - John Boyne

Autor : John Boyne, Cyril Avery is not a real Avery or at least that's what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn't a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish community and adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric Dublin couple via the intervention of a hunchbacked Redemptorist nun, Cyril is adrift in the world, anchored only tenuously by his heartfelt friendship with the infinitely more glamourous and dangerous Jul...

Room (film) - Emma Donoghue

To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it's where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it is the prison where Old Nick has held her captive for seven years. Through determination, ingenuity, and fierce motherly love, Ma has created a life for Jack. But she knows it's not enough.....

Anthem for Doomed Youth

, TWELVE SOLDIER POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WARLeading poet and former professor of English Literature, Jon Stallworthy, tells the story of the lives and work of twelve major poets of the First World War and provides selections of their best work. The 1914-18 war began with flag-waving, parades and poets inspired by glorious ideals. In part this reflected the national mood, but it revealed an almost universal failure to understand what modern mass warfare would really mean. The story of the 'war ...

JUST LIKE TONIGHT - MARLOW, L., STEWART, A.

Button has had a busy day playing with his older sisters and now it's time for Mummy and Daddy to put him to bed. Just as they pad quietly away, Button remembers the fallen log he clambered over during the afternoon. It looked a bit like a big bear asleep in the grass and now Button is worried that the tree-bear might lumber into his dreams and turn them into scary ones. He calls out and Daddy comes back to comfort Button. Daddy always knows what to do in these situations-he tells Button the lo...

The Pilot and the Little Prince - Sís Petr

Antoine de Saint-Exupery was born in France in 1900, when airplanes were just being invented. Antoine dreamed of flying and grew up to be a pilot--and that was when his adventures began. He found a job delivering mail by plane, which had never been done before. He and his fellow pilots traveled to faraway places and discovered new ways of getting from one place to the next. Antoine flew over mountains and deserts. He battled winds and storms. He tried to break aviation records, and sometimes he...

Catcher in the Rye

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories ? particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme ? With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is fully of children. The hero-narrator of THE CATCHER IN THE RYE is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield. Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsyl...

Committed: A Sceptic Makes Peace with Marriage - Elizabeth G...

At the end of her bestselling memoir "Eat, Pray, Love", Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe - a Brazilian-born man of Australian citizenship who'd been living in Indonesia when they met. Resettling in America, the couple swore eternal fidelity to each other, but also swore to never, ever, under any circumstances get legally married. (Both survivors of difficult divorces. Enough said.) But providence intervened one day in the form of the U.S. government, who - after unexpectedly detaining...

300 Fantastic Facts Animals

Throughout 300 Fantastic Facts Animals, there are activity panels and quiz questions for kids to test their new knowledge and to challenge them to remember all the amazing facts they have read so far. 300 Fantastic Facts Animals is a complete guide to the animal kingdom for children. Some fantastic facts that can be found inside include: • The tiny mouse deer is only the size of a hare. Also known as the chevrotain, this little creature is only about 85 centimetres long and stands about 30 cent...

'Raven''s Shadow 3. Queen of Fire' - Anthony Ryan

Autor : Anthony Ryan, Queen of Fire is the New York Times bestselling final novel in the Raven's Shadow series, which began with the critically acclaimed Blood Song. EMPIRES WILL FALL. Queen Lyrna has survived the bloody siege of Alltor. Now she must rally her troops and take back the capital from the Volarian invaders. But driving her hated enemy out of the Realm will not satisfy her lust for vengeance - she wants to pursue them across the ocean and burn their empire to ashes. To do so, she mu...

Measuring the World - Daniel Kehlmann

Autor : Daniel Kehlmann, <p>Measuring the World recreates the parallel but contrasting lives of two geniuses of the German Enlightenment - the naturalist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt and the mathematician and physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss. Towards the end of the 18th century, these two brilliant young Germans set out to measure the world. Humboldt, a Prussian aristocrat schooled for greatness, negotiates savannah and jungle, climbs the highest mountain then known to man, counts he...

Queen of Fire : Book 3 of Raven's Shadow - Anthony Ryan

Queen of Fire is the New York Times bestselling final novel in the Raven's Shadow series, which began with the critically acclaimed Blood Song EMPIRES WILL FALL Queen Lyrna has survived the bloody siege of Alltor. Now she must rally her troops and take back the capital from the Volarian invaders. But driving her hated enemy out of the Realm will not satisfy her lust for vengeance - she wants to pursue them across the ocean and burn their empire to ashes. To do so, she must place her faith in th...

I Am a Big Cat! - Bedoyere, C. de la

This fantastic book provides a creative way for children aged 4+ to learn about these jungle cats whilst developing their reading skills. Children will love learning why lions roar, where leopards hide their food and how tigers stay cool in the jungle. The fun story at the end adds an interactive element as kids can illustrate it using the 10–20 colourful stickers provided. I am a big cat! is a fantastic introduction to tiger, leopard and lion books for kids aged 4+. Fascinating facts inside I ...

Love Warrior - Melton Glennon Doyle

THE NEWEST OPRAH BOOKCLUB 2016 SELECTION | A #1 NYT BESTSELLER 'IT'S AS IF SHE REACHED INTO HER HEART, CAPTURED THE RAW EMOTIONS THERE, AND TRANSLATED THEM INTO WORDS THAT ANYONE WHO'S EVER KNOWN PAIN OR SHAME CAN RELATE TO' OPRAH WINFREY 'THE VITAL, LONG-OVERDUE, MUCH-NEEDED SISTER MEMOIR TO EAT PRAY LOVE' ELIZABETH GILBERT | 'BLEW ME AWAY' BRENE BROWN Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out - three happy children,...

Love Warrior - Glennon Doyle Melton

THE NEWEST OPRAH BOOKCLUB 2016 SELECTION | A #1 NYT BESTSELLER 'IT'S AS IF SHE REACHED INTO HER HEART, CAPTURED THE RAW EMOTIONS THERE, AND TRANSLATED THEM INTO WORDS THAT ANYONE WHO'S EVER KNOWN PAIN OR SHAME CAN RELATE TO' OPRAH WINFREY 'THE VITAL, LONG-OVERDUE, MUCH-NEEDED SISTER MEMOIR TO EAT PRAY LOVE' ELIZABETH GILBERT | 'BLEW ME AWAY' BRENE BROWN Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out - three happy children, a doting spouse, and a writing career s...

WHISTLER - SPALDING, F.

"James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) was one of the most original artists of the late 19th-century. Flamboyant dandy and ebullient publicist, friend of Oscar Wilde, Whistler was also a meticulous craftsman dedicated to the perfection of his art. He was born in the United States but travelled to Paris to study painting. Under the influence of Courbet, he began as a realist painter, but gradually developed a startlingly original method of composition, refining his technique to the barest essential...

A Most Wanted Man - le Carré John

Soon to be a MAJOR FILM starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Rachel McAdams A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an idealistic young German civil rights lawyer, determines to save Issa from deportation. Soon her client's survival becomes more important to her than her own career. In pursui...

A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015 A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara is an immensely powerful and heartbreaking novel of brotherly love and the limits of human endurance. When four graduates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frust...

Half a War - Joe Abercrombie

Words are weapons. Princess Skara has seen all she loved made blood and ashes. She is left with only words. But the right words can be as deadly as any blade. She must conquer her fears and sharpen her wits to a lethal edge if she is to reclaim her birthright. Only half a war is fought with swords. The deep-cunning Father Yarvi has walked a long road from crippled slave to king’s minister. He has made allies of old foes and stitched together an uneasy peace. But now the ruthless Grandmother Wex...

Smoke - Dan Vyleta

Autor : Dan Vyleta, The laws of Smoke are complex. Not every lie will trigger it. A fleeting thought of evil may pass unseen. Next thing you know its smell is in your nose. There is no more hateful smell in the world than the smell of Smoke . . .'If sin were visible and you could see people's anger, their lust and cravings, what would the world be like?Smoke opens in a private boarding school near Oxford, but history has not followed the path known to us. In this other past, sin appears as smok...

A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love. After 103 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and with four million copies of The Kite Runner shipped, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as ...

Lemmy - Mick Wall

In 'The Ace of Spades', Motorhead's most famous song, Lemmy, the born-to-lose, live-to-win frontman of the band sang, 'I don't want to live forever'. Yet as he told his friend of 35 years, former PR and biographer Mick Wall, 'Actually, I want to go the day before forever. To avoid the rush...'. This is his strange but true story. Brutally frank, painfully funny, wincingly sad, and always beautifully told, LEMMY: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY is the story of the only rock'n'roller never to sell his s...

The Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Frank

Autor : Anne Frank, The definitive 70th anniversary edition of "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank and edited by Otto H. Frank and Mirjam Pressler, the world's most famous diary and 'one of the greatest books of the century'. '12th June, 1942: I hope I will be able to confide everything to you, as I have never been able to confide in anyone, and I hope you will be a great source of comfort and support.' In the summer of 1942, fleeing the horrors of the Nazi occupation, Anne Frank and her ...

HELBLING READERS CLASSICS LEVEL 3 RED LINE - WHITE FANG + AU...

Adapted by David A. Hill"It was winter. Snow and ice covered the land. The land was silent and empty. It was the Wild." White Fang is born, part-dog, part-wolf, in the cold and snowy Northland of Alaska. He soon learns the laws of nature and before long he and his mother, Kiche, are fighting for survival. One day a native American, Gray Beaver recognises Kiche and soon the mother and cub become his property. White Fang learns that men have laws, too, which can be both fair and cruel. But will W...

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World - Frankopan Peter

The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed: where for the last five centuries the globe turned westwards on its axis, it now turns to the east. For centuries, fame and fortune was to be found in the west in the New World of the Americas. Today, it is the east which calls out to those in search of adventure and riches. The region stretching from eastern Europe and sweeping right across Central Asia deep into China and India, is...

The Girl on the Train - Hawkins Paula

THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR 'Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect' STEPHEN KING Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. ‘Jess and Jason’, she calls them. Their life – as she sees it – is perfect. If onl...

VSI Thomas Aquinas - Kerr, F.

Thomas Aquinas, an Italian Catholic priest in the early thirteeth century, is considered to be one of the great Christian thinkers who had, and who still has, a profound influence on Western thought. He was a controversial figure who was exposed and engaged in conflict. This Very Short Introduction looks at Aquinas in a historical context, and explores the Church and culture into which Aquinas was born. It considers Aquinas as philosopher, and looks at the relationship between philosophy and re...

The Silk Roads : A New History of the World - Frankopan, P.

The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed: where for the last five centuries the globe turned westwards on its axis, it now turns to the east...For centuries, fame and fortune was to be found in the west - in the New World of the Americas. Today, it is the east which calls out to those in search of adventure and riches. The region stretching from eastern Europe and sweeping right across Central Asia deep into China and India,...

Little Miss Busy (Little Miss Classic Library) - Hargreaves,...

Little Miss Busy loved nothing more than to be hard at work! What happens when she decides to take a holiday? The Mr Men and Little Miss have been delighting children for generations with their charming and funny antics. Bold illustrations and funny stories make Mr Men and Little Miss the perfect story time experience for children aged two up. Have you met them all? It all started with a tickle. Roger Hargreaves’ son Adam asked him what a tickle looked like. In response, Roger drew a small oran...

The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins

Autor : Paula Hawkins, THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR 'Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect' STEPHEN KING Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. ‘Jess and Jason’, she calls them. Their life – as she sees i...

Beautiful Days - Xiaolan Teng

This book of contemporary Chinese literature contains two separate novellas, A Riot of Brilliant Purple and Tender Crimson and Beautiful Days. A Riot of Brilliant Purple and Tender CrimsonThis novel is about the love lives of a father and daughter pair. The heroine is Xiang Yijun, a government officer who is greatly influenced by her Peking Opera performer father. She is fond of singing this type of opera, but the old fashion hobby sets her apart from others who see it as peculiar. It doesn...

Beautiful Days - Teng Xiaolan

This book of contemporary Chinese literature contains two separate novellas, A Riot of Brilliant Purple and Tender Crimson and Beautiful Days. A Riot of Brilliant Purple and Tender CrimsonThis novel is about the love lives of a father and daughter pair. The heroine is Xiang Yijun, a government officer who is greatly influenced by her Peking Opera performer father. She is fond of singing this type of opera, but the old fashion hobby sets her apart from others who see it as peculiar. It doesn't h...

Merritt's Neurology, 13th Ed. - Elan, L.

Completely updated and in brilliant full color, Merritt's Neurology, 13th Edition, remains your reference of choice for outstanding guidance on neurologic protocols, treatment guidelines, clinical pathways, therapeutic recommendations, and imaging. Greatly reorganized for ease of use, the 13th Edition features more than 30 new chapters that keep will you up to date with every aspect of your field. Now for the first time, you'll find dozens of video clips online that demonstrate the clinical sig...

Brave New World - Aldous Huxley

Autor : Aldous Huxley, COVER DESIGNS THAT COME TO LIFE! ANIMATE THE COVER WITH THE FREE INSERTED SHEET Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations where the old, imperfect life still continues, may be the cure for h...

SHURE BETA 53

Kondenzátorový náhlavní mikrofon, kulová charakteristika. Součástí balení jsou i ochrany proti větru a in-line (kabelový) předzesilovač. The BETA 53 is a fully adjustable omnidirectional condenser headworn vocal microphone, designed for applications where unconspicuous appearance and incredible sound quality are required. Its lightweight, adjustable, modular headband, flexible wireframe and soft earpieces provide a comfortable fit while still allowing the Beta 53 to be positioned as close to th...

MS The Best Christmas Songbook Ever

Koledy THE BEST CHRISTMAS SONGBOOK EVER Tato kniha obsahuje skladby s vánoční tematikou. U každého díla je zaznamenán klavírní part, kytarové akordy a text s melodií. Seznam skladeb: A Spaceman Came Travelling All I Want For Christmas Is You Another Rock And Roll Christmas Away In A Manger Blue Christmas Coventry Carol Deck The Halls Ding Dong! Merrily On High Frosty The Snowman God Rest You Merry, ...

PAMELA (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) - RICHARDSON, S...

'Pamela under the Notion of being a Virtuous Modest Girl will be introduced into all Familes,and when she gets there, what Scenes does she represent? Why a fine young Gentleman endeavouring to debauch a beautiful young Girl of Sixteen.' (Pamela Censured, 1741) One of the most spectacular successes of the burgeoning literary marketplace of eighteeent-century London, Pamela also marked a defining moment in the emergence of the modern novel. In the words of one contemporary, it divided the world '...

THE NETHER WORLD (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) - GIS...

The Nether World (1889) is generally regarded as the finest of Gissing's early novels. A fast moving story of highly dramatic, sometimes violent scenes, it depicts life amongst the artisans, factory-girls, and slum-dwellers of Clerkenwell in the 1870s. But this is not just a novel of documentary realism. It is one man's mordant vision - shaped by bitter personal experience of poverty - of the quality of life endured by a variety of characters in the nether world. With Zolaesque intensity and re...

Little Miss Helpful (Little Miss Classic Library) - Hargreav...

Poor Little Miss helpful. She loves to help out, but she can be a little clumsy sometimes! The Mr Men and Little Miss have been delighting children for generations with their charming and funny antics. Bold illustrations and funny stories make Mr Men and Little Miss the perfect story time experience for children aged two up. Have you met them all? It all started with a tickle. Roger Hargreaves’ son Adam asked him what a tickle looked like. In response, Roger drew a small orange man with extraor...

Tell the Wind and Fire - Sarah Rees Brennan

Autor : Sarah Rees Brennan, In a city divided between opulent luxury in the Light and fierce privations in the Dark, a determined young woman survives by guarding her secrets. Lucie Manette was born in the Dark half of the city, but careful manipulations won her a home in the Light, celebrity status, and a rich, loving boyfriend. Now she just wants to keep her head down, but her boyfriend has a dark secret of his ownĹĽone involving an apparent stranger who is destitute and despised. Lucie alone...

Blue Guitar - Banville John

From John Banville, one of the world's greatest writers, comes The Blue Guitar, a story of theft and the betrayal of friendship. Adultery is always put in terms of thieving. But we were happy together, simply happy. Oliver Orme used to be a painter, well known and well rewarded, but the muse has deserted him. He is also, as he confesses, a petty thief; he does not steal for gain, but for the thrill of it. HIs worst theft is Polly, the wife of his friend Marcus, with whom he has had an affa...

Churchill: The Life: An authorised pictorial biography - Art...

When Winston Spencer Churchill was born in 1874, no one could have predicted the path that lay ahead. But, as it turned out, from Winston's undistinguished academic career to his front-line experiences as a soldier and journalist whether in India, Sudan or Cuba, and during the Boer War or in the trenches of World War I; through his unparalleled political career with all its ups and downs; to his 'finest hour' leading Britain during World War II, he was never to be far from the world's attention...

Bohemian Gospel - Dana Chamblee Carpenter

Set against the historical reign of the Golden and Iron King, Bohemian Gospel is the remarkable tale of a bold and unusual girl on a quest to uncover her past and define her destiny. Thirteenth-century Bohemia is a dangerous place for a girl, especially one as odd as Mouse, born with unnatural senses and an uncanny intellect. Some call her a witch. Others call her an angel. Even Mouse doesn’t know who—or what—she is. But she means to find out. When young King Ottakar shows up at the Abbey wound...

Endurance : The Extraordinary Life and Times of Emil Zatopek...

"A runner must run with dreams in his heart." Emil Zatopek. In the summer of 1952 Emil Zatopek became the king of the running world with an unprecedented distance treble at the Olympic Games in Helsinki. Together with his wife Dana, who won another gold medal in the javelin, they were the embodiment of sporting romance. Born on the same day, they were champions on the same day too. Yet in 1968 this affable but eccentric Czech solider was betrayed by his Communist paymasters and cast out into wi...

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir - Brownstein, C.

Before Carrie Brownstein became a music icon, she was a young girl growing up in the Pacific Northwest just as it was becoming the setting for one of the most important movements in rock history. Seeking a sense of home and identity, she would discover both while moving from spectator to creator in experiencing the power and mystery of a live performance. With Sleater-Kinney, Brownstein and her bandmates rose to prominence in the burgeoning underground feminist punk-rock movement that would def...

Little Miss Sunshine (Little Miss Classic Library) - Hargrea...

No one could be happier than Little Miss Sunshine but can she change the way things are done in MiseryLand? The Mr Men and Little Miss have been delighting children for generations with their charming and funny antics. Bold illustrations and funny stories make Mr Men and Little Miss the perfect story time experience for children aged two up. Have you met them all? It all started with a tickle. Roger Hargreaves’ son Adam asked him what a tickle looked like. In response, Roger drew a small orange...

Golden Hill - Francis Spufford

New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan Island, 1746. One rainy evening, a charming and handsome young stranger fresh off the boat from England pitches up to a counting house on Golden Hill Street, with a suspicious yet compelling proposition -- he has an order for a thousand pounds in his pocket that he wishes to cash. But can he be trusted? This is New York in its infancy, a place where a young man with a fast tongue can invent himself afresh, fall in love, and find a world of trouble ...

The Woman Who Stole My Life - Marian Keyesová

International bestselling author Marian Keyes is bringing you another masterfully told story full of wit and charm. 'Name: Stella Sweeney. Height: average. Recent life events: dramatic.' One day, sitting in traffic, married Dublin mum Stella Sweeney attempts a good deed. The resulting car crash changes her life. For she meets a man who wants her telephone number (for the insurance, it turns out). That's okay. She doesn't really like him much anyway (his Range Rover totally banjaxed her car). Bu...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Freed Alexander

Go beyond the film with a novelization featuring new scenes and expanded material. As the shadows of the Empire loom ever larger across the galaxy, so do deeply troubling rumors. The Rebellion has learned of a sinister Imperial plot to bring entire worlds to their knees. Deep in Empire-dominated space, a machine of unimaginable destructive power is nearing completion. A weapon too terrifying to contemplate . . . and a threat that may be too great to overcome. If the worlds at the Empire’s mer...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Kniha v angličtině, ve které naleznete nové scény a rozšířený materiál k filmu Rogue One ze světa Hvězdných válek - Star Wars. Go beyond the film with a novelization featuring new scenes and expanded material. As the shadows of the Empire loom ever larger across the galaxy, so do deeply troubling rumors. The Rebellion has learned of a sinister Imperial plot to bring entire worlds to their knees. Deep in Empire-dominated space, a machine of unimaginable destructive power is nearing completion. A...

We Are Not Ourselves - Thomas Matthew

Born in 1941, Eileen Tumulty is raised by her Irish immigrant parents in Woodside, Queens, in an apartment where the mood swings between heartbreak and hilarity, depending on whether guests are over and how much alcohol has been consumed. When Eileen meets Ed Leary, a scientist whose bearing is nothing like those of the men she grew up with, she thinks she’s found the perfect partner to deliver her to the cosmopolitan world she longs to inhabit. They marry, and Eileen quickly discovers Ed doesn...

Go Set a Watchman - Harper Lee

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 close-knit family, the town a...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Alexander Freed

Go beyond the film with a novelization featuring new scenes and expanded material. As the shadows of the Empire loom ever larger across the galaxy, so do deeply troubling rumors. The Rebellion has learned of a sinister Imperial plot to bring entire worlds to their knees. Deep in Empire-dominated space, a machine of unimaginable destructive power is nearing completion. A weapon too terrifying to contemplate . . . and a threat that may be too great to overcome. If the worlds at the Empire’s mercy...

MS The Little Black Songbook: Oasis

Noty pro kytaru THE LITTLE BLACK BOOK: OASIS Knihy z edice The Little Black Book jsou zpěvníky, které obsahují text a akordové značky, a nejvíc je tak ocení kytaristé. Tento díl je věnován skladbám kapely Oasis. Seznam skladeb: (As Long As They've Got) Cigarettes In Hell (It's Good) To Be Free (Probably) All In The Mind A Bell Will Ring Acquiesce All Around The World Be Here Now Better Man Born On A Differe...

On the Waves of TSF / Na vlnách TSF - Seifert Jaroslav

The famous modernist manifesto Revolutionary Anthology Devětsil, published in the winter 1922, lists two editors, Jaroslav Seifert (1901–1986) and Karel Teige (1900–1951). Similarly, we should preface the 1925 collection Na vlnách TSF (On the Waves of TSF) with the names of these two authors, leading representatives of the Czech avantgarde between the two World Wars and founding members of the artists’ group Devětsil. Karel Teige laid out the verses of his friend Jaroslav Seifert as striking ty...

On the Waves of TSF / Na vlnách TSF - Jaroslav Seifert

The famous modernist manifesto Revolutionary Anthology Devětsil, published in the winter 1922, lists two editors, Jaroslav Seifert (1901–1986) and Karel Teige (1900–1951). Similarly, we should preface the 1925 collection Na vlnách TSF (On the Waves of TSF) with the names of these two authors, leading representatives of the Czech avantgarde between the two World Wars and founding members of the artists’ group Devětsil. Karel Teige laid out the verses of his friend Jaroslav Seifert as striking ty...

A Little Life HB - Yanagihara, H.

Shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize 'Astonishing and unsettling ...A masterwork' San Francisco Chronicle 'Announces Yanagihara as a major American novelist' Wall Street Journal Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the darkest places fiction has ever traveled and yet somehow improbably breaks through into the light. When four graduates...

Dragonsworn - Sherrilyn Kenyon

Autor : Sherrilyn Kenyon, Sherrilyn Kenyon returns with the next addictive novel in her globally bestselling Dark-Hunter series . . . There is nothing in the universe the cursed dragon, Falcyn, hates more than humanity . . . and in particular, Greek humans. In a war he wanted no part of, they systematically destroyed everything he'd ever cared for. Now he lies in seclusion, away from the world and waits for the day when evolution will finally rid him of the human vermin.Medea was born the grand...

Broken Homes - Ben Aaronovitch

Autor : Ben Aaronovitch, From the author of RIVERS OF LONDON - the SUNDAY TIMES bestselling PC Peter Grant series returns with something dark south of the river... Ben Aaronovitch has stormed the bestseller list with his superb London crime series. A unique blend of police procedural, loving detail about the greatest character of all, London, and a dash of the supernatural. A mutilated body in Crawley. Another killer on the loose. The prime suspect is one Robert Weil - an associate of the twi...

Suite Francaise - Némirovsky Irene

France, 1940. Lucile Angellier’s husband has been captured as a prisoner-of-war, and all she can do is wait for him – and tend to the household controlled by her domineering mother-in-law. Their small village is soon occupied by a regiment of German soldiers, forcing the locals to coexist with an invading Nazi force. Lieutenant Bruno von Falk takes up lodgings with the Angellier women, and Lucile struggles with her growing feelings for the officer – soon a powerful love draws them together, a...

Tatiana and Alexander - Paullina Simons

Tatiana and Alexander is a powerful story of grief and hope -- a passionate and epic love story from the Russian-born author of The Bronze Horseman. The world at war ... two people in love. Tatiana is eighteen years old and pregnant when she miraculously escapes war-torn Leningrad to the West, believing herself to be a widow. Her husband, Major Alexander Belov, a decorated hero of the Soviet Union, has been arrested by Stalin's infamous secret police and is awaiting imminent death as a traitor ...

Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink - Costello, E.

Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink is the long-awaited memoir from Elvis Costello, one of rock and roll's most iconic stars. Born Declan Patrick MacManus, Elvis Costello was raised in London and Liverpool, grandson of a trumpet player on the White Star Line and son of a jazz musician who became a successful radio dance band vocalist. Costello went into the family business and had taken the popular music world by storm before he was twenty-four. Costello continues to add to one of the most in...

Red Rising - Pierce Brown

Autor : Pierce Brown, The Earth is dying. Darrow is a Red, a miner in the interior of Mars. His mission is to extract enough precious elements to one day tame the surface of the planet and allow humans to live on it. The Reds are humanity's last hope. Or so it appears, until the day Darrow discovers it's all al lie. That Mars has been habitable - and inhabited - for generations, by a class of people calling themselves the Golds. A class of people who look down on Darrow and his fellows a...

Suite Francaise - Némirovsky Irene

France, 1940. Lucile Angellier’s husband has been captured as a prisoner-of-war, and all she can do is wait for him – and tend to the household controlled by her domineering mother-in-law. Their small village is soon occupied by a regiment of German soldiers, forcing the locals to coexist with an invading Nazi force. Lieutenant Bruno von Falk takes up lodgings with the Angellier women, and Lucile struggles with her growing feelings for the officer – soon a powerful love draws them together, and...

Různí - Firstclass Best Of 2005 , CD

Na 2 CD této kompilace najdete celkem 42 největších tanečních hitů roku 2005. Firstclass Best Of 2005 přináší nejlepší clubové, taneční a electro hity posledních let a měsíců. Vinylshakerz – Club Tropicana, Danzel – Put Your Hands Up In The Air, Tom Novy – Také It, Heiko & Maiko – Sonnenschein, Armand Van Helden – Into Your Hands, Uniting Nations – You & Me, DJ @ Work – Your Love, Party Pimpz – Give It Up, Deep Dish – Say Hello, Shapeshifterz – Bact To Basic, Moby – Raining Again, Axwel...

Passenger - Alexandra Bracken

Discover an epic #1 New York Times bestselling sensation, perfect for fans of Outlander and Red Queen. 'Riveting. Romantic characters and an immense world with no end in sight' - Victoria Aveyard New York City, present day In one night, Etta Spencer is wrenched from everything she knows and loves. Thrown into an unfamiliar world, she can be certain of only one thing: she has travelled not just miles, but years from home. The Atlantic, 1776 Captain Nicholas Carter is tasked with delivering Ett...

Passenger - Alexandra Bracken

Autor : Alexandra Bracken, Discover an epic #1 New York Times bestselling sensation, perfect for fans of Outlander and Red Queen. 'Riveting. Romantic characters and an immense world with no end in sight' - Victoria Aveyard New York City, present day In one night, Etta Spencer is wrenched from everything she knows and loves. Thrown into an unfamiliar world, she can be certain of only one thing: she has travelled not just miles, but years from home. The Atlantic, 1776 Capta...

Lemmy - Mick Wall

Autor : Mick Wall, In 'The Ace of Spades', Motorhead's most famous song, Lemmy, the born-to-lose, live-to-win frontman of the band sang, 'I don't want to live forever'. Yet as he told his friend of 35 years, former PR and biographer Mick Wall, 'Actually, I want to go the day before forever. To avoid the rush...'. This is his strange but true story. Brutally frank, painfully funny, wincingly sad, and always beautifully told, LEMMY: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY is the story of the only rock'n'roller ...

A Spool of Blue Thread - Anne Tylerová

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015 Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015 Sunday Times bestseller ‘It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon…’ This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that day in July 1959. The whole family on the porch, relaxed, half-listening as their mother tells the same tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is different. Abby and Red are getting older, and deci...

MS Great Piano Solos - The Film Book

Noty pro klavír GREAT PIANO SOLOS – THE FILM BOOK Tato kniha obsahuje notový záznam děl určených pro klavír. Zařazena jsou nejznámnější díla klasické, popové jazzové, bluesové nebo filmové hudby. Seznam skladeb: A Time For Us (Romeo And Juliet) [Rota, Nino] After Midnight (Chicago) [Elfman, Danny] Alfie (Alfie) [Bacharach, Burt] American Beauty/Angela Undress (American Beauty) [Newman, Thomas] Anthem (Cold Mountain) [Yared, Gabriel]

N-W - Smith Zadie

NW is Zadie Smith's masterful novel about London life. Zadie Smith's brilliant tragi-comic NW follows four Londoners - Leah, Natalie, Felix and Nathan - after they've left their childhood council estate, grown up and moved on to different lives. From private houses to public parks, at work and at play, their city is brutal, beautiful and complicated. Yet after a chance encounter they each find that the choices they've made, the people they once were and are now, can suddenly...

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl - Carrie Brownstein

Autor : Carrie Brownstein, Before Carrie Brownstein became a music icon, she was a young girl growing up in the Pacific Northwest just as it was becoming the setting for one of the most important movements in rock history. Seeking a sense of home and identity, she would discover both while moving from spectator to creator in experiencing the power and mystery of a live performance. With Sleater-Kinney, Brownstein and her bandmates rose to prominence in the burgeoning underground feminist punk-r...

A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and se...