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Deathwatch: First Founding

Rozšíření pro hru sci-fi hru na hrdiny Deathwatch z prostředí Warhammer 40000. Knížka je psána anglicky. The First Founding Legions were crafted by the Emperor himself, and they forged the Imperium in bloody combat as they waged the Great Crusade across the galaxy. First Founding details the nine Chapters directly formed from the loyalist Space Marines Legions, and includes new rules from solo modes to new advances specialities. Of these nine Chapters, First Founding features the final four Cha...

The Great Zoo of China - Reilly Matthew

The Great Zoo of China - Reilly Matthew A high-concept, action-packed thriller from the bestselling author of SCARECROW AND THE ARMY OF THIEVES.The Chinese government has been keeping a secret for forty years: they have found a species of animal no one believed even existed that will amaze the world.Now the Chinese are ready to unveil their astonishing discovery within the greatest zoo ever constructed. A small group of VIPs and journalists has been brought to the zoo deep within China to see i...

The Queen - Kolektiv

The Queen - Kolektiv Great Britain, 1997. The Labour Party are in power for the first time in eighteen years and, for a time, the mood in Great Britain is buoyant. However, as news of the tragic death of Princess Diana rocks the country, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction and finds herself with difficult personal and professional decisions to make. z kategorie Knihy | Cizojazyčná literatura | English literature od INFOA naleznete ne e-shopu KnihyDobrovsky.cz!

TEMPTING FATE - Green Jane

TEMPTING FATE - Green Jane When Gabby first met Elliott she knew he was the man for her. In twenty years of marriage she has never doubted her love for him, but Gabby feels that time and her youth are slipping away. For the first time in her life she is restless. And then she meets the youthful Matt... And in one reckless moment she destroys all that she holds dear. Are some betrayals too great to forgive? z kategorie Knihy | Cizojazyčná literatura | English literature | Fiction and Literature ...

Secret of Chimneys - Agatha Christie

Secret of Chimneys - Agatha Christie The combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French Surete can do no better than go in circles - until the final murder at Chimneys, the great country estate that yields up an amazing secret. This new "signature edition" is the first to feature Superintendent Battle and "Bundle" Brent. z kategorie Knihy | Cizojazyčná literatura | English literature | Fiction and Literature | Mystery and Crime od naleznete ne e-shopu KnihyDobrovsky.cz!

Three Act Tragedy - Agatha Christie

Three Act Tragedy - Agatha Christie At an apparently respectable dinner party, a vicar is the first to die! Thirteen guests arrived at dinner at the actor's house. It was to be a particularly unlucky evening for the mild-mannered Reverend Stephen Babbington, who choked on his cocktail, went into convulsions and died. But when his martini glass was sent for chemical analysis, there was no trace of poison -- just as Poirot had predicted. Even more troubling for the great detective, there was...

Amerika - Kafka Franz

Amerika - Kafka Franz A lyrical translation of Kafka´s first novel – a menacing allegory of modern lifeKarl Rossman has been banished by his parents to America, following a family scandal. There, with unquenchable optimism, he throws himself into the strange experiences that lie before him as he slowly makes his way into the interior of the great continent. Although Kafka's first novel (begun in 1911 and never finished), can be read as a menacing allegory of modern life, it is also infused...

Silmarillion - J. R. R. Tolkien

Silmarillion - J. R. R. Tolkien The popular paperback edition with a cover design by Tolkien himself, to complement the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings paperbacks. Includes a special preface by J.R.R. Tolkien. The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien's world. It is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part. The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an...

Forge of Darkness (The Kharkanas Trilogy #1) - Steven Erikson

Forge of Darkness (The Kharkanas Trilogy #1) - Steven Erikson Now is the time to tell the story of an ancient realm, a tragic tale that sets the stage for all the tales yet to come and all those already told...It's a conflicted time in Kurald Galain, the realm of Darkness, where Mother Dark reigns. But this ancient land was once home to many a power and even death is not quite eternal. The commoners' great hero, Vatha Urusander, is being promoted by his followers to take Mother Dark&#...

Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928, v.1 - Stephen Kotkin

Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928, v.1 - Stephen Kotkin In January 1928 Stalin, the ruler of the largest country in the world, boarded a train bound for Siberia where he would embark upon the greatest gamble of his political life. He was about to begin uprooting and collectivization of agriculture and industry across the entire Soviet Union. Millions would die, and many more would suffer. Where did such great, monstrous power come from? The first of three volumes, the product of a decade of...

Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood - Justin Marozzi

Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood - Justin Marozzi Over thirteen centuries, Baghdad has enjoyed both cultural and commercial pre-eminence, boasting artistic and intellectual sophistication and an economy once the envy of the world. It was here, in the time of the Caliphs, that the Thousand and One Nights were set. Yet it has also been a city of great hardships, beset by epidemics, famines, floods, and numerous foreign invasions which have brought terrible bloodshed. This is the history of i...

City Of Mirrors - Justin Cronin

City Of Mirrors - Justin Cronin In life I was a scientist called Fanning. Then, in a jungle in Bolivia, I died. I died, and then I was brought back to life... Prompted by a voice that lives in her blood, the fearsome warrior known as Alicia of Blades is drawn towards to one of the great cities of The Time Before. The ruined city of New York. Ruined but not empty. For this is the final refuge of Zero, the first and last of The Twelve. The one who must be destroyed if mankind is to have a future....

Catch As Catch Can - Heller Joseph

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 storie...

The Childhood of Jesus - Coetzee John Maxwell

The Childhood of Jesus - Coetzee John Maxwell After crossing oceans, a man and a boy – both strangers to each other – arrive in a new land. David, the boy, has lost his mother and Simón vows to look after him. In this strange new country they are assigned a new name, a new birthday, a new life.Knowing nothing of their surroundings, nor the language or customs, they are determined to find David’s mother. Though the boy has no memory of her, Simón is certain he will recognize her at first sight...

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - Haruki Murakami

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - Haruki Murakami "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" is the long-awaited new novel--a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan--from the award-winning, internationally best-selling author Haruki Murakami. Here he gives us the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a great loss; of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world aro...

Charles IV. / Karel IV (anglicky) - Ježková Alena

Charles IV. / Karel IV (anglicky) - Ježková Alena Nádherně ilustrovaný příběh o životě Karla IV. v angličtině. This is a book about an emperor and a small boy, a husband, a father, a general, a man of learning and a writer. For Charles IV (1316–1378), King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor, was all of these. Charles had great talents and was born to high estate, a lucky combination that enabled him to fulfil his courageous visions. His private life too makes a great story, full of dramatic turn...

Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 - Christopher Clark

Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 - Christopher Clark The pacy, sensitive and formidably argued history of the causes of the First World War, from acclaimed historian and author Christopher Clark. Sunday Times And Independent Books Of The Year 2012. The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering efficiency, it fulfilled its every ...

Second Foundation #3 - Isaac Asimov

Second Foundation #3 - Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. As unsurpassed blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women dedicated to preserving humanity's light in a galaxy plunged into a nightmare of ignorance and violence thirty thousand years long. After years of struggle, the Foundation lies in ruins—destroyed by the mutant mind p...

Foundation & Empire #2 - Isaac Asimov

Foundation & Empire #2 - Isaac Asimov Foundation and Empire is the story of first contact between the two Foundations of Hari Seldon. The Seldon Plan guided the First Foundation safely through two centuries of chaos as the Galactic Empire disintegrated. Seldon's recorded holographic image appeared in the Council Chamber on Terminus at moments of crisis predicted by pshychohistory, and his voice was heard. Even war between the Foundation and the remains of the Empire was foreseen - and ...

All Quiet on the Western Front [Im Westen nichts Neues] - Erich M Remarque

All Quiet on the Western Front [Im Westen nichts Neues] - Erich M Remarque Paul Baumer enlisted with his classmates in the German army of World War I. Youthful, enthusiastic, they become soldiers. But despite what they have learned, they break into pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches. And as horrible war plods on year after year, Paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principles of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms...

Zaha Hadid - Philip Jodidio

Zaha Hadid - Philip Jodidio Zaha Hadid was a revolutionary architect, who for many years built almost nothing, despite winning critical acclaim. Some even said her audacious, futuristic designs were unbuildable. During the latter years of her life, Hadid’s daring visions became a reality, bringing a unique new architectural language to cities and structures as varied as the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art in Cincinnati, hailed by The New York Times as “the most important new building in A...

Fall of Arthur - J R R Tolkien

Fall of Arthur - J R R Tolkien The world first publication of a previously unknown work by J.R.R. Tolkien, which tells the extraordinary story of the final days of England's legendary hero, King Arthur. The Fall of Arthur, the only venture by J.R.R. Tolkien into the legends of Arthur King of Britain, may well be regarded as his finest and most skilful achievement in the use of the Old English alliterative metre, in which he brought to his transforming perceptions of the old narratives a pe...

The Fall of Arthur - John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

The Fall of Arthur - John Ronald Reuel Tolkien The world first publication of a previously unknown work by J.R.R. Tolkien, which tells the extraordinary story of the final days of England's legendary hero, King Arthur. The Fall of Arthur, the only venture by J.R.R. Tolkien into the legends of Arthur King of Britain, may well be regarded as his finest and most skilful achievement in the use of the Old English alliterative metre, in which he brought to his transforming perceptions of the old...

A Knight of the seven Kingdoms - Martin George R. R.

A Knight of the seven Kingdoms - Martin George R. R. A century before A GAME OF THRONES, two unlikely heroes wandered Westeros…A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R.R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE.Before Tyrion Lannister and Podrick Payne there was Dunk and Egg.A young, naive but courageous hedge knight, Ser Duncan the Tall towers above his rivals – in stature if not experience. Tagging along with him is his diminuti...

The Boys in the Boat : Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics - Daniel James Brown

The Boys in the Boat : Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics - Daniel James Brown Cast aside by his family at an early age, abandoned and left to fend for himself in the woods of Washington State, young Joe Rantz turns to rowing as a way of escaping his past. What follows is an extraordinary journey, as Joe and eight other working-class boys exchange the sweat and dust of life in 1930s America for the promise of glory at the heart of Hitler's Berlin. Stro...

Shantaram (anglicky) - neuveden

Shantaram (anglicky) - neuveden * A publishing sensation: a stunning novel based on the author's dramatic and extraordinary true story of life on the run in the Bombay underworld* 'A literary masterpiece ... it has the grit and pace of a thriller' DAILY TELEGRAPHA novel of high adventure, great storytelling and moral purpose, based on an extraordinary true story of eight years in the Bombay underworld.'In the early 80s, Gregory David Roberts, an armed robber and heroin addic...

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,...

Weiss Rachel: The Thing About Prague

The Thing About Prague - Weiss Rachel When Rachael Weiss left a good job, Thelma the cat and a normal life in Sydney for the romantic dream of being a writer in Prague she intended to stay forever. She lasted just three years, exasperated by the eccentricities of her ancestral city and its mind-boggling bureaucracy and customs.In this surprising and generous memoir full of warmth and unstoppable sociability, Rachael attempts to write her great novel, buy an apartment (any apartment!), dodge uns...

Borderland: A Journey Through the History of the Ukraine - Anna Reid

Borderland: A Journey Through the History of the Ukraine - Anna Reid A classic and vivid history of Ukraine, fully updated to cover the Euromaidan Revolution in 2014 and ongoing crisis in the Donbass. Centre of the first great Slav civilisation in the tenth century, then divided between warring neighbours for a millennium, Ukraine finally won independence with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Tiring of their own corrupt governments, Ukrainians have since mounted two popular revolutions, taking...

The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: The Untold Story of My Struggle for Tibet - Thondup, Thurston

The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: The Untold Story of My Struggle for Tibet - Thondup, Thurston For over half a century, noodlemaker Gyalo Thondup has been a familiar figure in the Himalayan hill town of Kalimpong. But it was not until 2010 that the townsfolk discovered his true identity: Gyalo Thondup is none other than the older brother of the Dalai Lama and his special envoy, a trusted interlocutor between Tibet and foreign leaders from Chiang Kai-shek to Jawaharlal Nehru, Zhou Enlai to Deng Xi...

Robot Overlords (film) - Mark Stay

Robot Overlords (film) - Mark Stay To find his father, one boy must defy an empire...Three years ago, Earth was conquered by a force of robots from a distant world. They have one rule: STAY IN YOUR HOMES Step outside and you get one warning before you're vaporised by a massive robot Sentry, or a crawling Sniper, or a flying Drone. That's if the vast Cube doesn't incinerate you first. But Sean Flynn is convinced that his father - an RAF pilot who fought in the war - is still alive...

ISIS: The State of Terror - Stern, Berger

ISIS: The State of Terror - Stern, Berger The first major book on ISIS to be published since the group exploded on the international stage in summer 2014. Drawing on their unusual access to intelligence sources and material, law enforcement, and groundbreaking research into open source intelligence, Stern and Berger outline the origins of ISIS as the formidable terrorist group it has quickly become. 'State of Terror' delves into the 'ghoulish pornography' of pro-jihadi video...

Friedrich - Norbert Wolf

Friedrich - Norbert Wolf The beauty of nature and man’s loneliness are dominant themes in the work of Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840). The artist often places a small human figure in a broad landscape, as in his famous paintings Monk by the Sea and The Wanderer above the Sea of Fog. For a long time the importance and influence of this great Romantic painter were underestimated. When he died, Friedrich had already been forgotten by his contemporaries and was only rediscovered in the early 20t...

Warriors of the Storm - Bernard Cornwell

Warriors of the Storm - Bernard Cornwell The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one bestselling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg.BBC2's major TV show THE LAST KINGDOM is based on the first two books in the series.A fragile peace is about to be broken...King Alfred's son Edward and formidable daughter, A†thelflaed, rule Wessex, Mercia and East Anglia. But all around the restless Northmen, eyeing the rich lands and wealthy chu...

Path - Gross-Loh

Path - Gross-Loh INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER Harvard's most popular professor explains how thinkers from Confucius to Zhuangzi can transform our lives The first book of its kind, The Path draws on the work of the great but largely unknown Chinese philosophers to offer a profound guide to living well. By explaining what these teachings reveal about subjects from decision-making to relationships, it challenges some of our deepest held assumptions, forcing us to &...

Symbolism - Norbert Wolf

Symbolism - Norbert Wolf First applied to the poems of Stéphane Mallarmé and Paul Verlaine in 1886, the term “symbolist” was soon applied to the visual arts where a realistic depiction of the natural world gave way to imaginary dream scenes of psychological, sexual, and mystical content. Symbolism was a broad international phenomenon but particularly present in France, where painters such as Gustave Moreau and Odilon Redon turned their backs on realism, naturalism, and impressionism to populate...

The Tolkien Treasury - Tolkien J.R.R.

The Tolkien Treasury - Tolkien J.R.R. De luxe boxed gift set of Tolkien’s most popular and charming tales; full of wit and humour, giants, dragons, magic and more, they are collected together for the first time and will delight readers of all ages.Farmer Giles did not look like a hero. He was fat and red-bearded and enjoyed a slow, comfortable life. Then one day a rather deaf and short-sighted giant blundered on to his landThe Adventures of Tom Bombadil collects hobbit-verses from the ‘Red Book...

The Fifth Season - Jemisinová N.K.

The Fifth Season - Jemisinová N.K. Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel, and shortlisted for the Nebula, Locus, World Fantasy, Kitschie and Audie awards, this is the stunning first instalment in a fantasy trilogy set in a world of volcanoes and earthquakes, where the power to control the earth is the most dangerous of all. The New York Times calls The Fifth Season 'intricate and extraordinary'A New York Times Notable Book of 2015Shortlisted for the Hugo, World Fantasy, Nebula, Kits...

Lone Star - Paullina Simons

Lone Star - Paullina Simons Lone Star is another unforgettable love story from the best-selling author of Tully and The Bronze Horseman. Life isn't about the destination, but the journey...Chloe is weeks away from college when she embarks on a great European adventure with her boyfriend and her two best friends. Their destination is Barcelona with its promise of romance and mystery, but first they must detour through the historic cities of Eastern Europe to settle an old family debt. As th...

This is London - Miroslav Sasek

This is London - Miroslav Sasek With the same wit and perception that distinguished his charming books on Paris, New York, and San Francisco, M Sasek presents stylish, elegant London in "This is London," first published in 1959 and now updated for the 21st century. Here this beloved illustrator shares his impressions of London with its beautiful buildings, historic monuments, bridges, parks, shops and Piccadilly Circus, black cabs, Horse Guards, and famed Underground. Sasek has cast h...