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British and American Short Stories - Level 5 - D. H. Lawrence

Contemporary / British EnglishThese stories paint colourful pictures of life in Britain and America in the past. We meet some unusual people. There’s the dreamy boy who wakes up one day to find a bird making a nest in his hair! And there’s the man who tries to catch a ghost.

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Crime Stories

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

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20-th century Stories

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

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American Gothic Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing

With handsome young men who never grow old, and the strangest of relatives appearing from dark corridors and long shadows, the frenzied imagination of the American Gothic is a fertile theme for this next anthology in the Gothic fantasy short story series. As with other titles in the series, new short fiction complements the work of classic authors including: Gertrude Atherton, Ambrose Bierce, Charles Brockden Brown, George Washington Cable, Charles W. Chesnutt, Kate Chopin, Ralph Adams Cram, St...

Gothic short stories + CD - neuveden

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Classic American Short Stories (EN) - Kolektív autorov

Content: Ambrose Bierce: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Stephen: Crane The Veteran Mark Twain: The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County O. Henry: The Last Leaf and other stories Jack London: Brown Wolf Five great American short story writers, dating from the turn of the 19th/20th centuries, are represented here. Different in atmosphere and writing style, they nevertheless caught the mood and concerns of the day in a way that was distinctly American. Bierce’s ‘An Occurrence...’ leaves e...

American Stories - MacMillan

A collection of classic and modern stories by some of America’s finest writers. The American Stories Collection brings together six stories which explore the development of the American short story over the past century - from a fierce critique of modern suburban family life to isolation and lost love in the deep mid-west. Collection of short stories by: O. Henry, Theodore Dreiser, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dorothy Parker, Patricia Highsmith, Edith Wharton Level: Advanced American Stories - MacMilla...

The Best American Short Stories 2016 - Junot Díaz

The Best American Short Stories 2016 will be selected by Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz. He brings one of the most distinctive and magnetic voices in contemporary fiction: limber, streetwise, caffeinated and wonderfully eclectic (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times) to the collection. The Best American Short Stories 2016 - Junot Díaz od authora Junot Díaz a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.cz

The Best American Short Stories 2017 - Mariner Books

“If you know exactly what you are going to get from the experience of reading a story, you probably wouldn’t go looking for it; you need, in order to be an open reader of fiction, to be willing. To cast a vote for what you love and then wait for the outcome,” writes Meg Wolitzer in her introduction. The Best American Short Stories 2017 casts a vote for and celebrates all that is our country. Here you’ll find a man with a boyfriend and a girlfriend, naval officers trapped on a submarine, a conte...

British and American Short Stories - D.H. Lawrence

These stories paint colourful pictures of life in Britain and America in the past. We meet some unusual people. There’s the dreamy boy who wakes up one day to find a bird making a nest in his hair! And there’s the man who tries to catch a ghost. Contemporary / British English British and American Short Stories - D.H. Lawrence od authora D.H. Lawrence a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.cz

PER | Level 5: British and American Short Stories

Contemporary / British EnglishThese stories paint colourful pictures of life in Britain and America in the past.

The Best American Short Stories - Jennifer Egan, Heidi Pitlor

The Best American Short Stories 2014 will be selected by national best-selling author Jennifer Egan, who won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction for A Visit from the Goon Squad, heralded by Time magazine as a new classic of American fiction. The Best American Short Stories - Jennifer Egan, Heidi Pitlor od authora Jennifer Egan, Heidi Pitlor a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.cz

100 Years of The Best American Short Stories - Lorrie Moore

The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the country. For the centennial celebration of this beloved annual series, master of the form Lorrie Moore selects forty stories from the more than two thousand that were published in previous editions. Series editor Heidi Pitlor recounts behind-the-scenes anecdotes and examines, decade by decade, the trends captured over a hundred years. Together, the stories and commentary offer an extraordinary...

New American Stories - Ben Marcus

The short story is a barometer for the state and shape of literature. New American Stories presents the boldest, most innovative and most resonant fiction coming out of the American literary scene. Ben Marcus, author of The Flame Alphabet and Leaving the Sea, has here curated an anthology that gives the lay of the literary land. From established masters of the form like Don DeLillo and Lydia Davis to neoteric trailblazers such as Rebecca Curtis and Rachel B. Glaser, this collection sees Marcus ...

PER | Level 5: British and American Short Stories - Lawrence David Herbert

Publikace: PER | Level 5: British and American Short Stories - Lawrence David Herbert. Contemporary / British EnglishThese stories paint colourful pictures of life in Britain and America in the past. We meet some unusual people. There’s the dreamy boy who wakes up one day to find a bird making a nest in his hair! And there’s the man who tries to catch a ghost. Publikace: PER | Level 5: British and American Short Stories - Lawrence David Herbert.

Crime &amp; Mystery Short Stories

Following the great success of 2015\'s Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with detectives, mystery and mur

American Indian Stories - Zitkála-Šá

Bright and carefree, Zitkála-Sá grows up on the Yankton Sioux reservation in South Dakota with her mother until Quaker missionaries arrive, offering the reservation's children a free education. The catch: They must leave their parents behind and travel to Indiana. Curious about the world beyond the reservation, Zitkála-Sá begs her mother to let her go—and her mother, aware of the advantages that an education offers, reluctantly agrees. But the missionary school is not the adventure that Zitkála...

Short Stories - Edgar Allan Poe

One of the greatest writers of the gothic fantastic, Poe's dark, masterful stories inspired a generation of writers. With his macabre twists of fate and fascination with science and invention his work led to the detective stories of Sherlock Holmes, the weird horror of H.P. Lovecraft and the grim, tortured tales of Stephen King. Short Stories - Edgar Allan Poe od authora Edgar Allan Poe a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.cz

PER | Level 5: British and American Short Stories - David Herbert Lawrence

<p>Contemporary / British EnglishThese stories paint colourful pictures of life in Britain and America in the past. We meet some unusual people. There’s the dreamy boy who wakes up one day to find a bird making a nest in his hair! And there’s the man who tries to catch a ghost.</p>

Short Stories - H.G. Wells

H.G. Wells, one of the founding fathers of science fiction created a rich universe of short stories, many of which are collected here in this special deluxe edition. The Star, The Time Machine, The Land Ironclads and A Dream of Armageddon are amongst the many gems which have inspired generations of writers (including those who contribute to our own Gothic Fantasy short story editions) to explore the world around us, its pasts, its complicated present, and its many futures. Short Stories - H.G. ...

3 American Indian Stories (EN) - Folktale

It is as great an offence against a child to starve his mind as to starve his body. The Astorg Audiobook collection means to bring together the fairy tales, stories, myths and legends which have fed the children of many generations in the years when the imagination is awakening and craving stimulus and material to work upon. Discover 3 classic short stories for kids and children of all ages, taken from the myths and legends of Native American Indians: The Maiden who loved a Fish; The White Cano...

Lovecraft Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing

H.P. Lovecraft was the inventor of cosmic horror, of weird fiction and the Cthulhu mythology. His stories, incubated by a lonely and febrile childhood, found purchase in the fertile earth of pulp fiction where he inspired many other writers, from Robert E.Howard, to Robert Bloch and Clark Ashton Smith, many of whom also collaborated on the several short stories, some of which are also included here, in this special deluxe edition. This title, alongside H.G. Wells Short Stories, is a companion v...

Haunted House Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing

Following the great success of our Gothic Fantasy deluxe edition short story compilations, Supernatural Horror, Murder Mayhem, Lost Souls and many others, this latest title takes housebound trapped spirits and creepy gothic mansions as its chilling subject. Contains a potent mix of classic and brand new writing, with authors from the US, Canada, and the UK. Oh, what is that sound within the walls? The creaking floorboards, the children hiding in the mirror, the spirits that rake across the fles...

Library 6 - American Crime Stories - John Escott

'Curtis Colt didn't kill that liquor store woman, and that's a fact. It's not right that he should have to ride the lightning - that's what prisoners call dying in the electric chair. Curtis doesn't belong in it, and I can prove it.' But can Curtis's girlfriend prove it? Murder has undoubtedly been done, and if Curtis doesn't ride the lightning for it, then who will? These seven short stories, by well-known writers such as Dashiel Hammett, Patricia Highsmith, and Nancy Pickard, will keep you on...

Lost Worlds Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing

Following the great success of our Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror, Science Fiction, Murder Mayhem and Crime & Mystery this latest title is packed with dark valleys, high mountain passes, dinosaurs and endless dark creations. Contains a fabulous mix of classic and brand new writing, with authors from the US, Canada, and the UK. Lost Worlds Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing od authora a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.cz

Sherlock Holmes Short Stories - Arthur Conan Doyle

The fascination with Conan Doyle’s enigmatic anti-hero Sherlock Holmes, and his pompous narrator Dr Watson, has barely subsided over the years. Inspiring a long line of detective stories and Whodunnits, Holmes is a constant feature on TV, and movie screens, with new audio and radio shows joining the frenzy. The Holmes tales have earned their place amongst the most influential of popular fantasy, crime and gothic stories. Sherlock Holmes Short Stories - Arthur Conan Doyle od authora Arthur Conan...

Cosy Crime Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing

Following the great success of our Gothic Fantasy deluxe edition short story compilations, including Agents & Spies, Murder Mayhem and Lost Worlds, this latest in the series is packed with armchair detectives, murders in the vicarage, family secrets unravelling in gossipy ears, and the ingredients of a genteel bloodbath in an otherwise delightful village. Contains a fabulous mix of classic and brand new writing, with contemporary authors from the US, Canada, and the UK. Cosy Crime Short Stories...

Supernatural Horror Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing

Following the great success of our Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror, Science Fiction, Murder Mayhem and Crime & Mystery this latest title crawls with the dark fingers of terror, the chilling sensation of another presence sitting alongside you while you read the tales of horror laid out before you. Contains a fabulous mix of classic and brand new writing, with authors from the US, Canada, and the UK. Supernatural Horror Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing...

Endless Apocalypse Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing

Stories of the end of civilized life have always fascinated us, from the mythological world endings, Armageddon to Ragnorok, to the flood stories of across the Ancient world. They make us wonder what we would do if all around us came to an end: no transport, no fuel, no communications: a retreat into the desperation, the onslaught of disease, how would we survive? This is the source of zombie literature and provides the inspiration for this fabulous mix of horror and adventure, of classic and b...

The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 - John Sandford

"Some people might tell you that crime short stories, unlike the more precious kind, are a kind of fictional ghetto, full of cardboard characters and cliched situations. Not true. These stories are remarkably free of bullshit—al-though there's always a little, just to grease the wheels," writes guest editor John Sandford in his introduction. From an isolated Wyoming ranch to the Detroit boxing underworld, and from kidnapping and adultery in the Hollywood Hills to a serial killer loose in a nurs...

Swords and Steam Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with swashbuckling and steam-punking up to your eyeballs. Adventures and alt-historical tales from classic authors are cast with previously unpublished stories by exciting budding contemporary writers. Swords and Steam Short Stories - Flame Tree Publishing od authora a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.cz

The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain - Mark Twain

For deft plotting, riotous inventiveness, unforgettable characters, and language that brilliantly captures the lively rhythms of American speech, no American writer comes close to Mark Twain. This sparkling anthology covers the entire span of Twain’s inimitable yarn-spinning, from his early broad comedy to the biting satire of his later years. Every one of his sixty stories is here: ranging from the frontier humor of “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” to the bitter vision of hu...

The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain - Mark Twain

<p>For deft plotting, riotous inventiveness, unforgettable characters, and language that brilliantly captures the lively rhythms of American speech, no American writer comes close to Mark Twain. This sparkling anthology covers the entire span of Twain’s inimitable yarn-spinning, from his early broad comedy to the biting satire of his later years.</p><p>Every one of his sixty stories is here: ranging from the frontier humor of “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” ...

Library 6 - American Crime Stories with Audio MP3 Pack - John Escott

'Curtis Colt didn't kill that liquor store woman, and that's a fact. It's not right that he should have to ride the lightning - that's what prisoners call dying in the electric chair. Curtis doesn't belong in it, and I can prove it.' But can Curtis's girlfriend prove it? Murder has undoubtedly been done, and if Curtis doesn't ride the lightning for it, then who will? These seven short stories, by well-known writers such as Dashiel Hammett, Patricia Highsmith, and Nancy Pickard, will keep you on...

Oxford Bookworms Library 6 American Crime Stories (New Edition) - Escott John

Publikace: Oxford Bookworms Library 6 American Crime Stories (New Edition) - Escott John. 'Curtis Colt didn't kill that liquor store woman, and that's a fact. It's not right that he should have to ride the lightning - that's what prisoners call dying in the electric chair. Curtis doesn't belong in it, and I can prove it.' But can Curtis's girlfriend prove it? Murder has undoubtedly been done, and if Curtis doesn't ride the lightning for it, then who will? These seven short stories, by well-know...

Fantastic Short Stories by Women Authors from Spain and Latin America

This critical anthology provides a selection and critical readings of fictions by Spanish and Latin American women writers, covering a range of fantastic tropes that attest to the richness and subvers

Oxford Bookworms Library 6 American Crime Stories (New Edition) - John Escott

<p>'Curtis Colt didn't kill that liquor store woman, and that's a fact. It's not right that he should have to ride the lightning - that's what prisoners call dying in the electric chair. Curtis doesn't belong in it, and I can prove it.' But can Curtis's girlfriend prove it? Murder has undoubtedly been done, and if Curtis doesn't ride the lightning for it, then who will? These seven short stories, by well-known writers such as Dashiel Hammett, Patricia Highsmith, and Nancy Pickard, will ke...

Oxford Bookworms Library 6 American Crime Stories with Audio MP3 Pack (New Edition) - Escott John

Publikace: Oxford Bookworms Library 6 American Crime Stories with Audio MP3 Pack (New Edition) - Escott John. 'Curtis Colt didn't kill that liquor store woman, and that's a fact. It's not right that he should have to ride the lightning - that's what prisoners call dying in the electric chair. Curtis doesn't belong in it, and I can prove it.' But can Curtis's girlfriend prove it? Murder has undoubtedly been done, and if Curtis doesn't ride the lightning for it, then who will? These seven short s...

Collected Stories of Lydia Davis - Lydia Davis

The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis is an event in American letters. Lydia Davis is one of our most original and influential writers. She has been called "an American virtuoso of the short story form" (Salon) and "one of the quiet giants . . . of American fiction" (Los Angeles Times Book Review). Now, for the first time, Davis's short stories are collected in one volume, from the groundbreaking Break It Down (1986) to the 2007 National Book Award nominee Varieties of Disturbance. Collected Sto...

American Horror + CD - neuveden

Publikace: American Horror + CD - neuveden. Edgar Allan Poe is one of the first masters of modern short stories and modernist poetry. But he is best remembered for his strange style of horror, with characters who cannot be forgotten. A man who drains away his wife’s life to make his painting seem alive; an animal lover who becomes obsessed by a cat; a young man obsessed by an old man’s blue eye; and a man hypnotized just before he dies who then… Level B2 Publikace: American Horror + CD - neuve...

American Innovations - Rivka Galchen

A short-story collection from one of America's brightest young talents. In one of these intensely imaginative stories a young woman's furniture walks out on her. In another, the narrator feels compelled to deliver a takeout order that has incorrectly been phoned in to her. In a third, the petty details of a property transaction illuminate the complicated dependences and loves of a family. Following spiralling paths towards utterly logical, entirely absurd conclusions, Galchen's creations occupy...

The Awakening : & Other Stories - Kate Chopin

Readers and critics were scandalized by The Awakening when it was first published, but it is now regarded as among the boldest and earliest examples of feminist fiction. It is published here with a selection of Chopin's strikingly perceptive short stories and introduced by Dr. J. Michelle Coghlan, a specialist in American literature. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books...

The Awakening : & Other Stories - Chopin Kate

Publikace: The Awakening : & Other Stories - Chopin Kate. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. Readers and critics were scandalized by The Awakening when it was first published but it is now regarded as amongst the boldest and earliest of feminist fiction. It is published here with a selection of Chopin's strikingly perceptive short...

Here, There, Elsewhere : Stories from the Road

Publikace: Here, There, Elsewhere : Stories from the Road. HERE, THERE, ELSEWHERE draws together for the first time William Least Heat-Moon's greatest short-form travel writing. From Japan, England, Italy, and Mexico to Long Island, Oregon, Arizona, and more, HERE, THERE, ELSEWHERE is a sharply observed, funny, and touching series of uncommon adventures narrated by America's keenest writer of place, people, and sublime connection. For decades, William Least Heat-Moon's readers have been clamor...

Peter Lindbergh: Untold Stories

Publikace: Peter Lindbergh: Untold Stories. This volume documents the first exhibition curated by Peter Lindbergh himself shortly before his untimely death. With more than 150 photographs from the early 1980s to the present, it offers new and unexpected insights into the work of the legendary photographer. The selection is complemented by detailed texts on the exhibition´s origins and a tribute by Wim Wenders, a close friend of Lindbergh´s. The first-ever exhibition curated by Peter Lindbergh h...

Bartleby the Scrivener and other stories (EN) - Herman Melville

Melville’s Bartleby is a classic American short story, a strange tale of an assiduous copyist whose catch-phrase is ‘I would prefer not to’. It is joined here by two other stories from The Piazza Tales, Melville’s idiosyncratic collection: The Lightning-Rod Man and The Bell Tower. Bartleby the Scrivener and other stories (EN) - Herman Melville od authora Herman Melville a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.cz

The Great Gatsby and Other Stories - Fitzgerald Francis Scott

Publikace: The Great Gatsby and Other Stories - Fitzgerald Francis Scott. Love, ambition, and wealth take center stage in this collection of classic stories from the Jazz Age. Often described as the "Great American Novel," F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is the quintessential story of love, ambition, and wealth in the Roaring Twenties. In the Long Island village of West Egg, the rich and mysterious Jay Gatsby pursues the now-married Daisy Buchanan, whom he last saw five years ago, befor...

H. P. Lovecraft – Horror Stories Vol. V (EN) - H. P. Lovecraft

This way lies monsters and madness. Because you’re about to enter the imagination of H.P. Lovecraft. A master of the short story form, Lovecraft made the unknowable scarily real. Parallel universes, alien worlds, vengeful spirits—all realised in the space of a few pages. And all brought to life with spare, simple language, making Lovecraft’s fiction an easy read for modern audiences.This volume contains five of his short stories: "Hypnos", "The Temple", "Nyarlathotep", "Unnamable" and "The Disi...

H. P. Lovecraft – Horror Stories Vol. IV (EN) - H. P. Lovecraft

This way lies monsters and madness. Because you’re about to enter the imagination of H.P. Lovecraft. A master of the short story form, Lovecraft made the unknowable scarily real. Parallel universes, alien worlds, vengeful spirits—all realised in the space of a few pages. And all brought to life with spare, simple language, making Lovecraft’s fiction an easy read for modern audiences.This volume contains five of his short stories: "The Outsider", "The Festival", "The Green Meadow", "He" and "Til...

H. P. Lovecraft – Horror Stories Vol. III (EN) - H. P. Lovecraft

This way lies monsters and madness. Because you’re about to enter the imagination of H.P. Lovecraft. A master of the short story form, Lovecraft made the unknowable scarily real. Parallel universes, alien worlds, vengeful spirits—all realised in the space of a few pages. And all brought to life with spare, simple language, making Lovecraft’s fiction an easy read for modern audiences.This volume contains six of his short stories: "Dagon", "The Tree", "The Evil Clergyman", "The Very Old Folk", "P...

H. P. Lovecraft – Horror Stories Vol. II (EN) - H. P. Lovecraft

This way lies monsters and madness. Because you’re about to enter the imagination of H.P. Lovecraft. A master of the short story form, Lovecraft made the unknowable scarily real. Parallel universes, alien worlds, vengeful spirits—all realised in the space of a few pages. And all brought to life with spare, simple language, making Lovecraft’s fiction an easy read for modern audiences.This volume contains five of his short stories: "Ashes", "The Hound", "Two Black Bottles", "The Tree on the Hill"...

H. P. Lovecraft – Horror Stories Vol. VI (EN) - H. P. Lovecraft

This way lies monsters and madness. Because you’re about to enter the imagination of H.P. Lovecraft. A master of the short story form, Lovecraft made the unknowable scarily real. Parallel universes, alien worlds, vengeful spirits—all realised in the space of a few pages. And all brought to life with sparse, simple language, making Lovecraft’s fiction an easy read for modern audiences.This volume contains five of his short stories: "From Beyond", "Cold Air", "The Moon-Bog", "The Music of Erich Z...

A Frequency Dictionary of Contemporary American English - Mark Davies

A Frequency Dictionary of Contemporary American English is an invaluable tool for all learners of American English, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language. The dictionary is based on data from a 385 million word corpus - evenly balanced between spoken English (unscripted conversation from radio and TV shows); fiction (books, short stories, movie scripts); more than 100 popular magazines; ten newspapers; and 100 academic journals - for a total of nearly 150,000 ...

Peter Lindbergh. Untold Stories - Peter Lindbergh

<p>This volume documents the first exhibition curated by Peter Lindbergh himself shortly before his untimely death. With more than 150 photographs from the early 1980s to the present, it offers new and unexpected insights into the work of the legendary photographer. The selection is complemented by detailed texts on the exhibition’s origins and a tribute by Wim Wenders, a close friend of Lindbergh’s.</p> <p>The first-ever exhibition curated by Peter Lindbergh himself, shortly ...

The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories - Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Part of a new six-volume series of the best in classic horror, selected by award-winning director Guillermo del Toro. Howard Phillips Lovecraft's unique contribution to American literature was a melding of traditional supernaturalism (derived chiefly from Edgar Allan Poe) with the genre of science fiction that emerged in the early 1920s. The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories brings together a dozen of the master's tales - from his early short stories 'Under the Pyramids' (originally...

The Short Novels of John Steinbeck - John Steinbeck

Collected here for the first time in a deluxe paperback volume are six of John Steinbeck's most widely read and beloved novels-Tortilla Flat, The Red Pony, Of Mice and Men, The Moon Is Down, Cannery Row, and The Pearl. From Steinbeck's tale of commitment, loneliness, and hope in Of Mice and Men, to his tough yet charming portrait of people on the margins of society in Cannery Row, to The Pearl's examination of the fallacy of the American dream, Steinbeck created stories that were realistic, rug...

I´d Die for You: And Other Lost Stories - Fitzgerald Francis Scott

Publikace: I´d Die for You: And Other Lost Stories - Fitzgerald Francis Scott. **THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER** 'This belated collection shows us the depths of Fitzgerald's vision and talent. Only now are we beginning to appreciate what was lost' The Pool I'd Die for You is a collection of the last remaining unpublished short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, iconic author of The Great Gatsby and Tender Is the Night. All eighteen short fictions collected here were lost in one sense or an...

I´d Die for You: And Other Lost Stories - Francis Scott Fitzgerald

<p>**THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER**</p><p>'This belated collection shows us the depths of Fitzgerald's vision and talent. Only now are we beginning to appreciate what was lost' The Pool</p><p>I'd Die for You is a collection of the last remaining unpublished short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, iconic author of The Great Gatsby and Tender Is the Night.</p><p>All eighteen short fictions collected here were lost in one sense or another: physically ...