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Hnědá pánská kožená peněženka Always Wild N4L-BC se štírem na upínku

Moderní kvalitní pánská kožená jakoby barevně žíhaná peněženka z pevné mírně plastické kůže s vyraženým nápisem Born To Be Always Wild a štírem na čelní straněorientovaná na výšku, která se uzavírá na upínku. V peněžence je 10 slotů na platební či jiné karty, z toho 1 průhledná, dále 3 přihrádky na doklady či jiné dokumenty, z toho 2 průhledné. Kapsička na mince je na patentek. Samozřejmostí jsou dvě podélné přihrádky na bankovky. Uprostřed je svislá zipová přihrádka. Aplikace jsou stříbrné. Do...

černá pánská kožená peněženka Always Wild N4L-BC se štírem na upínku

Moderní kvalitní pánská kožená černá peněženka z pevné mírně plastické kůže s vyraženým nápisem Born To Be Always Wild a štírem na čelní straněorientovaná na výšku, která se uzavírá na upínku. V peněžence je 10 slotů na platební či jiné karty, z toho 1 průhledná, dále 3 přihrádky na doklady či jiné dokumenty, z toho 2 průhledné. Kapsička na mince je na patentek. Samozřejmostí jsou dvě podélné přihrádky na bankovky. Uprostřed je svislá zipová přihrádka. Aplikace jsou stříbrné. Dodávaná v elegant...

Šedonědá pánská kožená peněženka The Wild force s býkem podélná

Kožená pánská šedohnědá peněženka značky Born to be Wild z pevné odolné kůže o rozměrech 12.5 x 9,3 cm s vyraženým býkem na přední straně. Peněženka je orientována podélně. Uvnitř peněženky 8 slotů na platební či jiné karty, z toho jedna s okénkem, dále 4 přihrádky na doklady, z toho 2 s okénkem. Samozřejmostí jsou 2 příhrádky na bankovky + 1 podélná zazipovaná přihrádka na bankovky. Kapsička na mince na patentek. Uprostřed je svislá zipová přihrádka. Občanský či technický průkaz se vejdou....

RUNNING WILD - MORPURGO, M.

An epic and heart-rending jungle adventure from the bestselling author of Kaspar and Born to Run. For Will and his mother, going to Indonesia isn't just a holiday. It's an escape, a new start, a chance to put things behind them - things like the death of Will's father. And to begin with, it seems to be just what they both needed. But then Oona, the elephant Will is riding on the beach, begins acting strangely, shying away from the sea. And that's when the tsunami comes crashing in, and Oona beg...

The City of Mirrors - Cronin Justin

The City of Mirrors - Cronin Justin The publishing phenomenon that began with the astonishing worldwide bestseller THE PASSAGE now comes to its epic conclusion. Soon to be an explosive drama on Fox from writer Elizabeth Heldens and executive producer Ridley Scott. 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 toward...

COMING OUT - STEEL, D.

All round high-flier Olympia Crawford Rubinstein has it all, a busy legal career, a solid marriage and a perfect family. She manages her life with grace and energy and there seems to be no challenge to which she cannot rise. Until one day she opens an invitation for her twin daughters to attend an exclusive coming out ball and her good fortune is changed irrevocably. Chaos ensues as conflicting feelings emerge about the ball and Olympia finds herself at the heart of a severe family feud. Devast...

My Sister's Keeper - Jodi Picoult

Autor : Jodi Picoult, The MILLION-COPY BESTSELLER and major motion picture starring Cameron Diaz.Anna Fitzgerald doesn't want her sister to die. But she's sick of helping her to live.Anna was born to be a perfect genetic match for Kate, who at just two years old was diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia. For thirteen years, she has acted as donor to her sister. Now, Kate needs a kidney, and nobody is asking Anna how she feels about it, they're just assuming she will donate.Until the Sheriff s...

Elantris - 10th Anniversary Edition - Brandon Sanderson

Elantris is the novel which began Brandon Sanderson's career - and now, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its first publication, comes the definitive edition with 10,000 words of bonus content! Elantris was built on magic and it thrived. But then the magic began to fade and Elantris began to rot. And now its shattered citizens face domination by a powerful Imperium motivated by dogged religious views. Can a young Princess unite the people of Elantris, rediscover the lost magic and lead a reb...

You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) - Day, F.

The Internet isn't all cat videos. There's also Felicia Day - violinist, filmmaker, Internet entrepreneur, compulsive gamer and former lonely homeschooled girl who overcame her isolated childhood to become the ruler of a new world . . . or at least semi-influential in the world of Internet geeks and Goodreads book clubs. After growing up in the south where she was 'homeschooled for hippie reasons', Felicia moved to Hollywood to pursue her dream of becoming an actress and was immediately typecas...

Philomena (film) - Martin Sixsmith

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 the next fifty years secretly searching for him, unaware that he was searching for her from acros...

Life After Life - Kate Atkinsonová

Life After Life - Kate Atkinsonová This is the winner of the Costa Novel Award. What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right? During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby is born and lives to tell the tale. What if there were second chances? And third chances? In fact an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would you eventually be ...

Life After Life (ee) - Kate Atkinson

This is shortlisted for the women's (orange) prize for fiction and the Costa novel award. What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right? During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby is born and lives to tell the tale. What if there were second chances? And third chances? In fact an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would you even...

Life After Life - Kate Atkinson, Kate Atkinsonová

Autor : Kate Atkinson, Kate Atkinsonová, This is the winner of the Costa Novel Award. What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right? During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby is born and lives to tell the tale. What if there were second chances? And third chances? In fact an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would you event...

Selected Fairy Tales (Collins Classics) - Andersen, H. Ch.

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘It doesn’t matter if you’re born in a duck yard, so long as you are hatched from a swan’s egg!’ (from ‘The Ugly Duckling’) This collection brings together some of Hans Christian Andersen’s most popular fairy tales – including ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘The Ugly Duckling’ and ‘Thumbelina’ – in a celebration of one of the world’s most widely recognised children’s authors. With universal themes and dark humour at their...

As I was Saying... - Jeremy Clarkson

The latest instalment in the mega-bestselling non-fiction franchise, and crikey hasn't it been a funny old place of late. For a while, Jeremy could be found in his normal position as the tallest man on British television but, more recently, he appears to have been usurped by a pretend elephant. But on paper the real Jeremy remains at the helm. So, whether he's pondering: If Jesus might have been better off being born in New Zealand Why reflexive pronoun abuse is the worst thing in the world Ho...

Clay Man - Irene N. Watts, Kathryn E. Shoemaker

It is 1595, and the rabbi’s son Jacob is frustrated with having to live in the walled ghetto known as Jewish Town. Why can’t he venture outside of the gates and explore the beautiful city? His father warns him that Passover is a dangerous time to be a Jew and that the people from outside accuse the Jews of dreadful deeds. But one night, Jacob follows his father and two companions as they unlock the ghetto gates and proceed to the river, where they mold a human shape from the mud of the riverban...

Mom and Me and Mom - Maya Angelou

Autor : Maya Angelou, 'In the first decade of the twentiety century, it was not a good time to be born black, or woman, in America.' So begins this stunning portrait of Vivian Baxter Johnson: the first black woman officer in the Merchant Marines, purveyor of a gambling business and rooming house, and mother to one of our most cherished literary treasures. Anyone who's read the classic, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, knows Maya Angelou was raised by her paternal grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas...

Flowers for Algernon - Keyes

Flowers for Algernon - Keyes Charlie Gordon is about to embark upon an unprecedented journey. Born with an unusually low IQ, he has been chosen as the perfect subject for an experimental surgery that researchers hope will increase his intelligence--a procedure that has already been highly successful when tested on a lab mouse named Algernon.As the treatment takes effect, Charlies intelligence expands until it surpasses that of the doctors who engineered his metamorphosis. The experiment appears...

The Shepherd´s Life: A Tale of the Lake District - Rebanks James

THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived and worked in and around the Lake District for generations. Their way of life is ordered by the seasons and the work they demand, and has been for hundreds of years. A Viking would understand the work they do: sending the sheep to the fells in the summer and making ...

The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden - Jonas Jonasson

Nombeko Mayeki is on the run from the world’s most ruthless secret service – with three Chinese sisters, twins who are officially one person and an elderly potato farmer. Oh, and the fate of the King of Sweden – and the world – rests on her shoulders. Born in a Soweto shack in 1961, Nombeko was destined for a short, hard life. When she was run over by a drunken engineer her luck changed. Alive, but blamed for the accident, she was made to work for the engineer – who happened to be in charge of ...

The Girl Who saved the King of Sweden - Jonasson Jonas

Nombeko Mayeki is on the run from the world’s most ruthless secret service – with three Chinese sisters, twins who are officially one person and an elderly potato farmer. Oh, and the fate of the King of Sweden – and the world – rests on her shoulders. Born in a Soweto shack in 1961, Nombeko was destined for a short, hard life. When she was run over by a drunken engineer her luck changed. Alive, but blamed for the accident, she was made to work for the engineer – who happened to be in charge of...

The Shepherd´s Life: A Tale of the Lake District - James Reb...

THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived and worked in and around the Lake District for generations. Their way of life is ordered by the seasons and the work they demand, and has been for hundreds of years. A Viking would understand the work they do: sending the sheep to the fells in the summer and making the hay; the au...

The Golem of Hollywood - Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman

Autor : Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman, A burned-out L.A. detective . . . a woman of mystery who is far more than she seems . . . a grotesque, ancient monster bent on a mission of retribution. When these three collide, a new standard of suspense is born.The legend of the Golem of Prague has endured through the ages, a creature fashioned by a sixteenth-century rabbi to protect his congregation, now lying dormant in the garret of a synagogue. But the Golem is dormant no longer.And for Detect...

MY ANTONIA (Oxford World´s Classics New edition) - CATHER, W...

'As I looked about me I felt that the grass was the country, as the water is the sea. The red of the grass made all the great prairie the colour of wine-stains...And there was so much motion in it; the whole country seemed, somehow, to be running.' My Antonia (1918) depicts the pioneering period of European settlement on the tall-grass prairie of the American midwest, with its beautiful yet terrifying landscape, rich ethnic mix of immigrants and native-born Americans, and communities who share ...

The Pocket Scavenger - Keri Smith

Autor : Keri Smith, Welcome to the highly inspirational world of Keri Smith. Within the pages of The Pocket Scavenger, readers will be instructed to collect a spectrum of quirky items: something that is miniature, a stain that is green, something from the year you were born, a used envelope, and more. Then, once their quarry is in hand, they'll apply an alteration dictated solely by chance: create a funny character, conceal it, add polkadots, remove a section, add stripes, scribble on top, dup...

The Pocket Scavenger - Smithová Keri

The Pocket Scavenger - Smithová Keri Welcome to the highly inspirational world of Keri Smith. Within the pages of The Pocket Scavenger, readers will be instructed to collect a spectrum of quirky items: something that is miniature, a stain that is green, something from the year you were born, a used envelope, and more. Then, once their quarry is in hand, they'll apply an alteration dictated solely by chance: create a funny character, conceal it, add polkadots, remove a section, add stripes, scri...

Pocket Scavenger - Keri Smith

Welcome to the highly inspirational world of Keri Smith. Within the pages of "The Pocket Scavenger", readers will be instructed to collect a spectrum of quirky items: something that is miniature, a stain that is green, something from the year you were born, a used envelope, and more. Then, once their quarry is in hand, they'll apply an alteration dictated solely by chance: create a funny character, conceal it, add polkadots, remove a section, add stripes, scribble on top, duplicate it (make a c...

WOULD YOU BELIEVE... IN MEXICO PEOPLE PICNIC AT GRANNY´S GRA...

Would You Believe in Mexico people picnic at granny's grave?! is a wonderful account of family life, throughout history and all over the world. Welcoming a new child into a family, growing-up and leaving home, marriage and death, are all covered in this book. What makes a family a family? We learn that family can mean all kinds of things to different people around the world. A family can have one, two, three or more parents - some might have no parents at all, like the founders of Rome who were...

TENTH CIRCLE - Jodi Picoult

aspect of their seemingly peaceful existence. Woven throughout the novel are a series of dramatic illustrations that pay homage to the family's patriarch (comic book artist Daniel Stone), and add a unique twist to this gripping, yet somewhat rhetorical tale. Trixie Stone is an imaginative, perceptive 14 year old whose life begins to unravel when Jason Underhill, Bethel High's star hockey player, breaks up with her, leaving a void that can only be filled by the blood spilled during shameful self...

Time and Time Again - Elton, B.

It’s the 1st of June 1914 and Hugh Stanton, ex-soldier and celebrated adventurer is quite literally the loneliest man on earth. No one he has ever known or loved has been born yet. Perhaps now they never will be. Stanton knows that a great and terrible war is coming. A collective suicidal madness that will destroy European civilization and bring misery to millions in the century to come. He knows this because, for him, that century is already history. Somehow he must change that history. He mus...

Dickinson Bruce: The Best of Bruce Dickinson (2CD): CD

Skladby: CD 1: 1. Broken 2. Tattooed Millionaire 3. Laughing in the Hiding Bush (live) 4. Tears of the Dragon 5. The Tower 6. Born in '58 7. Accident of Birth 8. Silver Wings 9. Darkside of Aquarius 10. Chemical Wedding 11. Back From the Edge 12. Road to Hell 13. Book of Thel (live) CD 2: 1. Bring Your Daughter to the Slaughter (original soundtrack version) 2. Darkness Be My Friend 3. Wicker Man (recorded 1997)...

Pathfinder Tales: Winter Witch

Anglicky psaný román z prostředí populární rpg hry Pathfinder. In a village of the frozen north, a child is born possessed by a strange and alien spirit, only to be cast out by her tribe and taken in by the mysterious winter witches of Irrisen, a land locked in permanent magical winter. Farther south, a young mapmaker with a penchant for forgery discovers that his sham treasure maps have begun striking gold. This is the story of Ellasif, a barbarian shield maiden who will stop at nothing to rec...

Small Great Things - Jodi Picoult

Autor : Jodi Picoult, Raised the daughter of a black maid in a privileged white household, Ruth Jefferson is no stranger to prejudice - though as a respected senior nurse, she feels a world away from the inequality that defined her mother's life. Kennedy McQuarrie is a lawyer who defends those who would otherwise be helpless, and would not consider herself a racist by any means.When a white supremacist accuses Ruth of a crime that leads to the death of his new-born baby, and costs Ruth her job,...

THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA: A Book for Everyone and Nobody (Oxfo...

'The profoundest book there is, born from the innermost richness of truth, an inexhaustible well into which no bucket descends without coming up with gold and goodness.' Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1885) was Nietzsche's own favourite among all his books and has proved to be his most popular, having sold millions of copies in many different languages. In it he addresses the problem of how to live a fulfilling life in a world without meaning, in the aftermath of 'the death of God'. Nietzsche's soluti...

ARCHER, PRISONER OF BIRTH - ARCHER, J.

Danny Cartwright and Spencer Craig were born on different sides of the track. Danny, an East End Cockney, leaves Clement Attlee Comprehensive School at the age of 15 to take up a job at a local garage. He falls in love with Beth, the boss' daughter, and asks her to marry him. Spencer Craig resides in the West End. A graduate of an English public school and Cambridge University. After leaving university he becomes a criminal barrister and is soon tipped to be the youngest Queen's Counsel of his ...

Wonder - R.J. Palaciová, R. J. Palacio

Autor : R.J. Palaciová, R. J. Palacio, 'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents ...

As I Was Saying... - Jeremy Clarkson

As I Was Saying... is the seventh book in Jeremy Clarkson's best-selling The World According to Clarkson series. *** Crikey, the world according to Clarkson's been a funny old place of late . . . For a while, Jeremy could be found in his normal position as the tallest man on British television but, more recently, he appears to have been usurped by a pretend elephant. But on paper the real Jeremy remains at the helm. That's as it should be. For nearly thirty years he has been fearlessly leading ...

As I Was Saying… - Jeremy Clarkson

As I Was Saying… - Jeremy Clarkson As I Was Saying...is the seventh book in Jeremy Clarkson's best-selling The World According to Clarkson series. Crikey, the world according to Clarkson's been a funny old place of late...For a while, Jeremy could be found in his normal position as the tallest man on British television but, more recently, he appears to have been usurped by a pretend elephant. But on paper the real Jeremy remains at the helm. That's as it should be. For nearly thirty years he ha...

Wonder - Palaciová R. J.

Wonder - Palaciová R. J. 'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life...

Contemplations of myriad worlds - Lynne Kolar-Thompson

Travel is not just touring sights but a state of mind and a way of seeing the world, bringing about a lasting change in one's own perspectives and way of life, long after the journey is over. Journey through these pages of colourful travel photography from across the continents, with reflections on travel and on themes from childhood to daily life, companionship and spirituality. Glimpse the different worlds that could have been yours. Explore the intriguing spectrum of people that could have ...

Hnědá pánská kožená peněženka Always Wild N4-BC se štírem

Moderní kvalitní pánská kožená jakoby barevně žíhaná peněženka z pevné mírně plastické kůže s vyraženým nápisem Born To Be Always Wild a štírem na čelní straněorientovaná na výšku. V peněžence je 10 slotů na platební či jiné karty, z toho 1 průhledná, dále 3 přihrádky na doklady či jiné dokumenty, z toho 2 průhledné. Kapsička na mince je na patentek. Samozřejmostí jsou dvě podélné přihrádky na bankovky. Uprostřed je svislá zipová přihrádka. Aplikace jsou stříbrné. Dodávaná v elegantní krabičce....

Queen: Queen Forever (Deluxe Edition) 2CD: CD

Legendární britská skupina Queen vydává výjimečnou kolekci s několika novinkami. I po smrti Freddieho Mercuryho je skupina stále aktivní. Vrací se opět k době, kdy měli svého hvězdného frontmana a vydávají dosud nejrozsáhlejší kolekci klasických hitů, které kdy skupina natočila. Track list: CD1 Let Me In Your Heart Again Love Kills – The Ballad There Must Be More To Life Than This (William Orbit Mix) Play The Game Dear Friends You're My Best Friend Love Of My ...

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 ...

Days Without End - Sebastian Barry

After signing up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, go on to fight in the Indian wars and, ultimately, the Civil War. Having fled terrible hardships they find these days to be vivid and filled with wonder, despite the horrors they both see and are complicit in. Their lives are further enriched and imperilled when a young Indian girl crosses their path, and the possibility of lasting happiness emerges, if only they can survive....

The Great Gatsby - Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby - Scott Fitzgerald In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald captures the flamboyance, the carelessness and the cruelty of the wealthy during America's Jazz Age. The Great Gatsby lives mysteriously in a luxurious Long Island mansion, playing lavish host to hundreds of people. And yet no one seems to know him or how he became so rich. He is rumoured to be everything from a German spy to a war hero. People clamour for invitations to his wild parties. But Jay Gatsby doesn't heed th...

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...

Chasing Embers (A Ben Garston novel) - Bennett James

Chasing Embers (A Ben Garston novel) - Bennett James Fans of Ben Aaronovitch and Jim Butcher will revel in this fiery tale of adventure and modern-day mythology, from a stellar new talent Behind every myth there is a spark of truth . . . There's nothing special about Ben Garston. Or so he'd have you believe. He won't tell you, for instance, that he's also known as Red Ben. Or that the world of myth and legend is more real than you think. Because it's his job to keep all that a secret. But now ...

Zero K. - DeLillo Don

Zero K. - DeLillo Don Jeffrey Lockhart's father, Ross, is a billionaire in his sixties, with a younger wife, Artis Martineau, whose health is failing. Ross is the primary investor in a remote and secret compound where death is exquisitely controlled and bodies are preserved until a future time when biomedical advances and new technologies can return them to a life of transcendent promise. Jeff joins Ross and Artis at the compound to say "an uncertain farewell" to her as...

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...

Philomena - Martin Sixsmith

Philomena - Martin Sixsmith Philomena is now a major film starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, directed by Stephen FrearsWhen 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 ag...

Nick Brandt: Inherit the Dust - Brandt

Nick Brandt: Inherit the Dust - Brandt Nick Brandt's life-size images of East Africa's disappearing animals installed in the wastelands that have replaced their habitats Three years after the conclusion of his trilogy, On This Earth, A Shadow Falls Across the Ravaged Land, Nick Brandt returns to East Africa to photograph the escalating changes to the continent’s natural world. In a series of epic panoramas, Brandt records the impact of man in places where animals used to roam, but no longer do...

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...

Bohemian Gospel - Carpenter Dana Chamblee

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 wounded by a traitor's arrow, Mouse breaks church law to save him and then agrees to accompany him back to Prague as his personal healer. Caught in the undertow of court politi...

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....

The Best of Sherlock Holmes - Doyle

The Best of Sherlock Holmes - Doyle Faithfully supported by his chronicler, Dr Watson, Sherlock Holmes pits his wits against 'Napoleon of Crime' Professor Moriarty, assists European royalty threatened by disgrace, helps to solve the mysterious death of a young woman due to be married, and investigates intrigues that have defeated the detectives of Scotland Yard. Packed with excitement and mystery, this collection showcases the legendary sleuth at his very best. This Macmillan Collector's Librar...

Fluent in 3 Months - Lewis Benny

Meet the man who makes the mission of learning any language possible! The all-you-need guide to learning a language. Language hacker Benny Lewis shows how anyone anywhere can learn any language without leaving their home, using a simple toolkit and by harnessing the power of the Internet. Benny definitely wasn't born with the 'language gene'. After graduating in electronic engineering in his native Ireland he spent six months in Spain struggling to learn Spanish. This frustrating...

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 ...

Youth - Sorrentino Paolo

Youth - Sorrentino Paolo The novelisation of Youth (La Giovinezza) - an original film by Paolo Sorrentino, starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel and Rachel WeiszIn a luxury spa hotel in the Swiss Alps, octogenarian friends Fred Ballinger and Mick Boyle look back on their eventful and successful lives as composer and film director, surrounded by a host of colourful and eccentric fellow guests, ranging from a South American football legend to a famous Californian actor and a reigning Miss Univers...

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...

Foxglove Summer - Ben Aaronovitch

Foxglove Summer - Ben Aaronovitch The fifth of the Sunday Times Bestselling series sees PC Grant looking for missing children. And missing London. In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him out of London - to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to the disappearance of some local children. But while you can take the Lon...

Foxglove Summer - Aaronovitch Ben

The fifth of the Sunday Times Bestselling series sees PC Grant looking for missing children. And missing London. In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him out of London - to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to the disappearance of some local children. But while you can take the London copper out of London you can&#...

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...

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...

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...

'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...

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...

The Summer I Turned Pretty - Jenny Han

The Summer I Turned Pretty - Jenny Han The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han is the first in this gorgeous series, if you want to lose yourself on the beach, this is the book for you! Everything that happened this past summer, and every summer before it, has all led up to this. To now. Every year Isabel spends a perfect summer at her family friends' house. There's the swimming pool at night, the private stretch of sandy beach ...and the two boys. Unavailable, aloof Conrad - who she's been in ...

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...

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 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...

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...