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End of Days (Ee Susan)(Paperback)

End of Days is the explosive conclusion to Susan Ee's bestselling Penryn & the End of Days trilogy. After a daring escape from the angels, Penryn and

End of Days (Erpenbeck Jenny)(Paperback)

A story of the twentieth century told through the various lives of one woman: an intoxicating masterpiece of a novel that kneads Time and History like

End of Days (Alec Wendy)(Paperback / softback)

CHRONICLES OF BROTHERS is the story of three brothers fighting for the future of humanity. From desert tombs, to the towers of Wall Street, to the anc

Hereward: End of Days (Wilde James)(Paperback)

England, 1071. Five years have passed since the crushing Norman victory at the Battle of Hastings. The country reels under the savage rule of the new

Penryn and the End of Days 02. World After (1444778536)

Kniha - autor Susan Ee, 438 stran, anglicky, Brožovaná bez přebalu matná Its been 6 weeks since the angels of the apocalypse destroyed the world, and when Penryn's little sister is taken by enemy angels, she is forced to team up with Raffe, an injured angel who wants his wings back.

End of Days - Doomsday Myths Around the World (Hoena Blake)(Paperback)

Gather round to hear of how life on earth will end told from ancient myths around the world! End of Days gathers seven diverse apocalypse stories in o

End of Days - The Assassination of John F. Kennedy (Swanson James L.)(Paperback)

In End of Days, James L. Swanson, the New York Times bestselling author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer

End of Days - Armageddon and Prophecies of the Return (Sitchin Zecharia)(Paperback)

In the book "The 12th Planet", the author brought to life the Sumerian civilization and its record of the Anunnaki - the extraterrestrials who fashion

Days Without End (9780571277018)

Kniha - autor Sebastian Barry, 272 stran, anglicky, Brožovaná bez přebalu lesklá From Sebastian Barry, a two-time finalist for the Man Booker Prize, comes a powerful and unforgettable novel chronicling a young Irish immigrant's army years in the Indian wars and the American Civil War.Thomas McNulty, having fled the Great Famine in Ireland and now barely seventeen years old, signs up for the US Army in the 1850s and with his brother in arms, John Cole, goes to fight in the Indian Wars--against ...

Days Without End - Sebastian Barry

'A beautiful, savage, tender, searing work of art. Sentence after perfect sentence it grips and does not let go.' Donal Ryan'A violent, superbly lyrical western offering a sweeping vision of America i

Hundred Days - The End of the Great War (Lloyd Nick)(Paperback)

Explores the brutal, heroic and extraordinary final days of the First World War. In this study, the author examines the last days of the war and asks

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Mendheim Michael)(Pevná vazba)

An epic adventure that marks legendary artist Simon Bisley's triumphant return to interior comics work The End of Days is here, and four lost souls m

Burberry Days(Paperback)

At the end of the 1950s the 100-year-old clothing firm Burberry was a troubled company with an uncertain future, whose new owners did not know what to

Last Days - Adam Nevill

Indie filmmaker Kyle Freeman is a man at the end of his tether. He faces bankruptcy and obscurity, until he lands a commission to make an unusual documentary. The Temple of the Last Days was a notorious cult, which reached its bloody endgame in the Arizona desert in 1975. Ever since, the group's rumoured mystical secrets and paranormal experiences have lain concealed behind a history of murder, sexual deviancy and imprisonment. Kyle and his one-man crew film the cult's original bases in London ...

Rabbi Looks at the Last Days - Surprising Insights on Israel, the End Times and Popular Misconceptions (Bernis Jonathan)(Paperback)

A Rabbi Offers a Fresh Look at the End Times Few topics capture the imagination of believers like the last days. Yet fear and incorrect teachings

2012: The Crystal Skull (Scott Manda)(Paperback)

The ancient Mayans predicted the End of Days with uncanny precision: 21 December 2012. But they also provided the key to staving off apocalypse: a fla

Not the End of the World (McCaughrean Geraldine)(Paperback)

An adaptation for the stage of the novel set during forty days below the decks of a ship in relentless storms.

Last Days of California - A Novel (Miller Mary)(Paperback)

Jess is fifteen years old and waiting for the world to end. Her evangelical father has packed up the family to drive west to California, hoping to sav

This is Not the End of the Book - Umberto Eco

These days it is impossible to get away from discussions of whether the book will survive the digital revolution. This book presents conversations in which Jean-Claude Carriere and Umberto Eco discuss

The Second Generation - Margaret Weis

Years have passed since the end of the War of the Lance. The people of Ansalon have rebuilt their lives, their houses, their families. The Companions of the Lance, too, have returned to their homes, raising children and putting the days of their heroic deeds behind them. But peace on Krynn comes at a price. The forces of darkness are ever vigilant, searching for ways to erode the balance of power and take control. When subtle changes begin to permeate the fragile peace, new lives are drawn into...

Robert Ludlum´s (TM): The Bourne Enigma - Van Lustbader Eric, Ludlum Robert

Jason Bourne is in Moscow to attend the wedding of his old friend and fellow spymaster General Boris Karpov. But amid the celebrations, the General has an important message to deliver to Bourne - 'a lifeline,' he says, 'for the end of the world'. Before Bourne can decipher this enigmatic warning, Karpov's wedding ends in chaos and bloodshed. Bourne discovers that the Russian has betrayed the Kremlin to forewarn him of the crippling disaster about to engulf the world. Bourne has just four days t...

Robert Ludlum´s (TM) The Bourne Enigma - Eric van Lustbader

Jason Bourne is in Moscow to attend the wedding of his old friend and fellow spymaster General Boris Karpov. But amid the celebrations, the General has an important message to deliver to Bourne - 'a lifeline,' he says, 'for the end of the world'. Before Bourne can decipher this enigmatic warning, Karpov's wedding ends in chaos and bloodshed. Bourne discovers that the Russian has betrayed the Kremlin to forewarn him of the crippling disaster about to engulf the world. Bourne has just four days t...

The Quiet at the End of the World

A hugely rewarding read." SFX Magazine "James is one to watch." Kirkus Reviews How far would you go to save those you love? Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people on the planet after a virus caused global infertility. Closeted in a pocket of London and doted upon by a small, ageing community, the pair spend their days mudlarking and looking for treasure - until a secret is uncovered that threatens not only their family but humanity's entire existence. Now Lowrie and Shen face an impossib...

The Quiet at the End of the World - Lauren James

A hugely rewarding read." SFX Magazine "James is one to watch." Kirkus Reviews How far would you go to save those you love? Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people on the planet after a virus caused global infertility. Closeted in a pocket of London and doted upon by a small, ageing community, the pair spend their days mudlarking and looking for treasure - until a secret is uncovered that threatens not only their family but humanity's entire existence. Now Lowrie and Shen face an impossib...

Never End (Edwardson Ake)(Paperback)

While carefree teenagers celebrate the holidays in Gothenburg, tragedy waits to pierce the heady days of summer. It is late when nineteen-year-old Jea

Burberry Days (Kitson Brian)(Pevná vazba)

At the end of the 1950s the 100-year-old clothing firm Burberry was a troubled company with an uncertain future, whose new owners did not know what to

World After (Ee Susan)(Paperback)

The irresistibly compelling BOOK TWO in the long awaited PENRYN AND THE END OF DAYS series. It is THE book we are all waiting with bated breath to rea

Four Dominions (Lustbader Eric van)(Pevná vazba)

The End of Days has been predicted for the last two thousand years. But now, without warning, it is upon us. The latest instalment in the globe-spanni

Four Dominions (Lustbader Eric van)(Paperback)

The End of Days has been predicted for the last two thousand years. But now, without warning, it is upon us. The latest instalment in the globe-spanni

Four Dominions (Lustbader Eric van)(Paperback / softback)

The End of Days has been predicted for the last two thousand years. But now, without warning, it is upon us. The latest instalment in the globe-spanni

Westover Tara: Educated : The Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling memoir

Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn't exist. She hadn't been registered for a birth certificate.

Steam, Soot and Rust - The Last Days of British Steam (Garratt Colin)(Pevná vazba)

Steam, Soot and Rust -The Last Days of British Steam is a compilation of Colin Garratt's best photographs of the end of steam in Britain.

Secret Wars: Last Days of the Marvel Universe (Ewing Al)(Pevná vazba)

Before Secret Wars arrives, everything must end In the final hours of the Marvel Universe, everyone is a Mighty Avenger Facing Ragnarok, King Loki m

Last Days of American Crime (New Edition) (Remender Rick)(Paperback)

With one week until the end of all crime in the United States, can the last heist in American history be pulled off? In the not-too-distant future as

Rhyming Diary of Jason Smith - At the End of His Key Stage 2 Career (Cattell Trevor)(Paperback)

Jason Smith is a typical eleven-year-old boy - except for one thing. He enjoys keeping a diary of what he calls his 'DAYS' rather than his 'days': occ

Dog Days, Glenn Miller Nights (Graham Laurie)(Paperback)

Bernie Gibbs, living on her memories on the seventh floor of an East End high-rise. Her diet is mainly chocolate bars and she yearns for action, or at

A-HA : Scoundrel Days (Deluxe Edition) CD

2.album (1986) Morten Harket – Vocals Magne Furuholmen – Keyboards, vocals Pål Waaktaar – Guitars, vocals 1. Scoundrel Days 2. The Swing Of Things 3. I`ve Been Losing You 4. October 5. Manhattan Skyline 6. Cry Wolf 7. We`re Looking For The Whales 8. The Weight Of The Wind 9. Maybe Maybe 10. Soft Rains Of April Tato Deluxe Edition z roku 2010 obsahuje bonusy 11. I`ve Been Losing You (Extended Version) 12. Cry Wolf (Extended Version) 13. Manhattan Skyline (Extended V...

Cage - The Fight for Sri Lanka & the Last Days of the Tamil Tigers (Weiss Gordon)(Paperback)

In just four months in 2009, Sri Lanka's 26 year-old desperate civil war came to a brutal and bloody end on a desolate stretch of beach in the island'

Bullet For My Valentine : Scream Aim Fire CD

2.album (2008) Matthew Tuck - vocals, guitars Michael "Padge" Paget - guitars Jason James - bass Michael "Moose" Thomas - drums 1. Scream Aim Fire 2. Hearts Burst Into Fire 3. Waking The Demon 4. Disappear 5. Deliver Us from Evil 6. Take It Out On Me 7. Say Goodnight 8. End Of Days 9. Last To Know 10. Forever And Always

Death of a Division - Eight Days in March 1918 and the Untold Story of the 66th (2/1st East Lancashire) Division (Martin David)(Pevná vazba)

The war had dragged on towards its fourth year. There seemed little prospect of any immediate end to the ceaseless slaughter. Field Marshal Haig saw t

Book of Revelation Decoded - Your Guide to Understanding the End Times Through the Eyes of the Hebrew Prophets (Schneider Rabbi K A)(Paperback)

Understand the connection between the Old Testament and the end times, what to expect during the last days, and how to stand firm in Christ in the

Last 100 Days - FDR at War and at Peace (Woolner David B.)(Pevná vazba)

A revealing portrait of the end of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's life and presidency, shedding new light on how he made his momentous final policy de

Then We Came to the End - a Novel (Ferris Joshua)(Paperback)

They spend their days - and too many of their nights - at work. Away from friends and family, they share a stretch of stained carpet with a group of s

Ten Billion Days and One Hundred Billion Nights (Mitsuse Ryu)(Paperback)

Plato, Buddha, Christ--what brings these men to the far future to witness the end of the world? Reads L to R (Western Style). Ten billion days

Cuban Missile Crisis - Thirteen Days on an Atomic Knife Edge, October 1962 (Carradice Phil)(Paperback)

When the world held its breath ... It is more than 25 years since the end of the Cold War. It began over 75 years ago, in 1944 - long before the last

Hungarian Uprising - Budapest's Cataclysmic Twelve Days, 1956 (Archard Louis)(Paperback)

When the world held its breath ... It is more than 25 years since the end of the Cold War. It began over 75 years ago, in 1944 - long before the last

Last Arrow - Save Nothing for the Next Life (McManus Erwin Raphael)(Pevná vazba)

Before You Die, Live the Life You Were Born To Live. When you come to the end of your days, you will not

This is Not the End of the Book - A Conversation Curated by Jean-Philippe De Tonnac (Eco Umberto)(Paperback)

These days it is impossible to get away from discussions of whether the book will survive the digital revolution. This book presents conversations in

Irish Days, Indian Memories - V. V. Giri and Indian Law Students at University College Dublin, 1913-1916(Pevná vazba)

Irish Days, Indian Memories offers a unique insight into an unexpectedly momentous facet of Dublin's political and student life from 1913 to the end o

A History of Judaism - Goodman Martin

A panoramic history of Judaism from its origins to the presentJudaism is by some distance the oldest of the three Abrahamic religions. Despite the extraordinarily diverse forms it has taken, the Jewish people have believed themselves bound to God by the same covenant for more than three thousand years. This book explains how Judaism came to be and how it has developed from one age to the next, as well as the ways in which its varieties have related to each other.A History of Judaism ranges from...

A History of Judaism - Martin Goodman

A panoramic history of Judaism from its origins to the presentJudaism is by some distance the oldest of the three Abrahamic religions. Despite the extraordinarily diverse forms it has taken, the Jewish people have believed themselves bound to God by the same covenant for more than three thousand years. This book explains how Judaism came to be and how it has developed from one age to the next, as well as the ways in which its varieties have related to each other.A History of Judaism ranges from...

Educated : The Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling memoir

Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn't exist. She hadn't been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school records because she'd never set foot in a classroom, and no medical records because her father didn't believe in hospitals. As she grew older, her father became more radical and her brother more violent. At sixteen, Tara knew she had to leave home. In doing so she discovered both the transformative power o...

Howie Day : Stop All The World Now CD

"Brace Yourself" (Howie Day, Jay Clifford) "Perfect Time of Day" (Day, Kevin Griffin) "Collide" (Day, Griffin) "Trouble in Here" (Day, Peter Zizzo) "Sunday Morning Song" (Day, Griffin) "I`ll Take You On" (Day, Clifford) "She Says (Chris Lord-Alge Long mix)" (Day) "Numbness for Sound" (Day) "You & a Promise" (Day, Clifford) "End of Our Days" (Day, Zizzo) "Come Lay Down" (Day, Clifford) 

Testament : Souls Of Black CD

4.album (1990) Eric Peterson - guitar Alex Skolnick - guitar Greg Christian - bass Louie Clemente - drums Chuck Billy - vocals 1. Beginning Of The End 2. Face In The Sky 3. Falling Fast 4. Souls Of Black 5. Absence Of Light 6. Love To Hate 7. Malpractice 8. One Man`s Fat 9. The Legacy 10. Sevem Days Of May

Invention Of Russia - Arkady Ostrovsky

A highly original narrative history by The Economist’s Moscow Bureau Chief that does for modern Russia what Evan Osnos did for China in The Age of Ambition. The end of communism and breakup of the Soviet Union was a time of euphoria around the world, but Russia today is violently anti-American and dangerously nationalistic. So how did we go from the promise of those heady days to the autocratic police state of Putin’s new Russia? THE INVENTION OF RUSSIA is a breathtakingly ambitious book that...

Nelly Furtado : Best Of CD

Nelly Furtado poprvé rekapituluje. Právě vychází její výběrovka “The Best Of Nelly Furtado“ a kromě známých hitů jako “I’m Like A Bird“, “Try“, “Forca“, “Powerless“, “Say It Right“, “Maneater“ nebo “All Good Things“ na desce najdeme i několik zbrusu nových písní. Jedna z nich, skladba s názvem “Night Is Young", se stala prvním rádiových singlem. Produkce této písně, na které se Nelly podílela i jako skladatelka, se ujal Salaam Remi. Ten v minulosti produkoval například hity pro The Fugees, Amy ...

Diary of a Wilderness Dweller (Czajkowski Chris)(Paperback)

In the late 1980s, Chris Czajkowski left her truck at the end of a logging road 300 kilometres north of Vancouver and hiked for two days on unmarked w

Children of the Dust (Lawrence Louise)(Paperback)

It's a real-life nightmare. Sarah and her family have to stay cooped up in the tightly-sealed kitchen for days on end, dreading the inevitable radioac

Doors : Best Of (40th Anniversary) CD

kompilace / Best Of (2007) 1. Break on Through (To the Other Side) 2. Light My Fire 3. Love Me Two Times 4. Hello, I Love You 5. People Are Strange 6. Strange Days 7. Riders on the Storm 8. L.A. Woman 9. Touch Me 10. Roadhouse Blues 11. Peace Frog 12. Love Street 13. Crystal Ship 14. Soul Kitchen 15. Love Her Madly 16. Back Door Man 17. Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) 18. Moonlight Drive 19. Unknown Soldier 20. End [Edit Version from the Film Apocalypse Now]

Doors : Best Of 2CD (40th Anniversary) CD

kompilace / Best Of (2007) DISC I. 1. Break On Through (To The Other Side) 2. Strange Days 3. Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) 4. Love Me Two Times 5. Light My Fire 6. Spanish Caravan 7. The Crystal Ship 8. The Unknown Soldier 9. The End 10. People Are Strange 11. Back Door Man 12. Moonlight Drive 13. End Of The Night 14. Five To One 15. When The Music`s Over DISC II. 1. Bird Of Prey 2. Love Her Madly 3. Riders On The Storm 4. Orange County Suite 5. Runnin` Blue 6. Hello, I Love You 7. The W...

Long, Hot Summer of 1967 - Urban Rebellion in America (McLaughlin M.)(Paperback / softback)

In some infamous cases like Watts (1965), Newark (1967), and Detroit (1967), the turmoil lasted for days on end and left devastation in its wake: enti

Doors : The Best Of Doors CD

(2000) The Doors byla americká rocková skupina založená v roce 1965 v Los Angeles. Patřila k významným skupinám zejména šedesátých let minulého století. Zakládajícími členy The Doors byli hráč na klávesové nástroje Ray Manzarek a zpěvák Jim Morrison, časem se ke kapele přidali kytarista Robby Krieger a bubeník John Densmore. První album The Doors vyšlo v lednu roku 1967 pod prostým názvem The Doors. Obsahova...

Secret History of the World - Jonathan Black

From the esoteric account of the evolution of the species to the occult roots of science, from the secrets of the Flood to the esoteric motives behind American foreign policy, here is a narrative history that shows the basic facts of human existence on this planet can be viewed from a very different angle. At the heart of The Secret History of the World is the belief that we can reach an altered state of consciousness in which we can see things about the way the world works that are hidden from...

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 pervasive sense of the grave and fatef...

Luger - The Story of the World's Most Famous Handgun (Walter John)(Paperback)

Nearly 2 million had been manufactured by the end of the First World War, and the gun remained in production right up until the last days of the Third

Life Means Life - Jailed Forever: True Stories of Britain's Most Evil Killers (Appleyard Nick)(Paperback)

Among a U.K. prison population of close to 100,000, fewer than 40 men and women have been told they will end their days in a prison cell. Collected he

Kinks & Ray Davies : Waterloo Sunset / Very Best Of CD

(2012) Tracklist: CD 1: Kinks Classics 1. Waterloo Sunset 2. You Really Got Me 3. Tired Of Waiting For You 4. Sunny Afternoon 5. All Day And All Of The Night 6. Till The End Of The Day 7. Autumn Almanac 8. Days 9. Lola 10. Set Me Free 11. See My Friends (Choral Version) 12. Death Of A Clown 13. Apeman 14. Dead End Street 15. This Time Tomorrow 16. Strangers 17. You Don`t Know My Name 18. Wonderboy 19. Plastic Man 20. Supersonic Rocket Ship 21. Better Things 22. Don`t F...

Kinks : Sunny Afternoon (The Very Best Of The Kinks) 2CD

kompilace / Best Of (2015) DISC I. 1. You Still Want Me 2. I Gotta Move 3. Just Can\`t Go To Sleep 4. Denmark Street 5. A Well Respected Man 6. Dead End Street 7. Dedicated Follower Of Fashion 8. You Really Got Me 9. Set Me Free 10. Till The End Of The Day 11. This Strange Effect 12. Stop Your Sobbing 13. This Is Where I Belong 14. Where Have All The Good Times Gone 15. All Day And All Of The Night 16. This Time Tomorrow 17. Maximum Consumption 18. Sitting In My Hotel 19. ...

Thirty Seconds To Mars : Love Lust Faith + Dreams (Limited Deluxe Edition) CD+DVD

Nové album THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS je pojmenováno LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS a vyjde 20. května. Producentem alba je frontman kapely Jared Leto, který ke spolupráci přizval Steva Lillywhita (The Rolling Stones, U2, Dave Matthews Band), který koprodukoval všech 12 skladeb včetně prvního singlu Up In The Air. Lillywhite s kapelou spolupracoval už i na předchozím albu kapely „This Is War“. Singl Up In The Air měl příznačně premiéru na Mezinárodní vesmírné stanici, kde ho astronaut Tom Marshburn pusti...

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 7: The Third Wheel

The Third Wheel is the hilarious seventh book in the brilliant, bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Perfect for readers of 8+ and all the millions of Wimpy Kid fans. Also now a box office-busting major motion franchise with the third Wimpy Kid movie, Dog Days released in the UK in August 2012! Love is in the air, but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's ...

Thirty Seconds To Mars : Love Lust Faith + Dreams CD

Nové album THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS je pojmenováno LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS a vyjde 20. května. Producentem alba je frontman kapely Jared Leto, který ke spolupráci přizval Steva Lillywhita (The Rolling Stones, U2, Dave Matthews Band), který koprodukoval všech 12 skladeb včetně prvního singlu Up In The Air. Lillywhite s kapelou spolupracoval už i na předchozím albu kapely „This Is War“. Singl Up In The Air měl příznačně premiéru na Mezinárodní vesmírné stanici, kde ho astronaut Tom Marshburn pusti...

The Fall of Arthur - J. R. R. Tolkien

The Fall of Arthur (Artušův pád) je nedokončená báseň J. R. R. Tolkiena. Skládá se z pěti zpěvů. Báseň připravil k vydání jeho syn Christopher spolu s několika esejemi, které se zabývají artušovskou legendou obecně. Kniha v anglickém jazyce. 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 Kin...

MS The Little Black Book Of Acoustic Songs For Ukulele

Noty pro ukulele LITTLE BLACK BOOK OF ACOUSTIC SONGS FOR UKULELEZpěvníky z edice Little Black Book obsahují texty a akordy k desítkám populárních skladeb. Tato verze těchto zpěvníků kapesní velikosti představuje ty největší hity v aranžmá pro ukulele. Seznam skladeb: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover [Simon, Paul] A Day In The Life [The Beatles] A Good Year For The Roses [Jones, George] American Pie [McLean, Don] Angie [The Rolling Stones]

MS The Little Black Book Of Christmas Songs

Noty pro kytaru LITTLE BLACK BOOK OF CHRISTMAS SONGS Zpěvníky z edice Little Black Book obsahují texty a akordy k desítkám populárních skladeb. Tato verze těchto zpěvníků kapesní velikosti představuje ty největší hity s vánoční tematikou. Seznam skladeb: (There's No Place Like) Home For The Holidays [Como, Perry] A Spaceman Came Travelling [Burgh, Chris de] A Winter's Tale [Essex, David] All I Want For Christmas Is You [Carey, Mariah] [Afa...

Ten Cities That Made an Empire - Tristram Hunt

From Tristram Hunt, award-winning author of The Frock-Coated Communist and leading UK politician, Ten Cities that Made an Empire presents a new approach to Britain's imperial past through the cities that epitomised it. Since the return of Hong Kong to China in 1997 and the end days of Empire, Britain's colonial past has been the subject of passionate debate. Tristram Hunt goes beyond the now familiar arguments about Empire being good or bad and adopts a fresh approach to Britain's empire and it...

Daughter of Empire. Film Tie-In: Life as a Mountbatten (147460692X)

Kniha - autor Pamela Hicks, 262 stran, anglicky, Brožovaná bez přebalu matná A source of inspiration for the film Viceroy's HousePamela Mountbatten was born at the end of the 1920s into one of Britain's grandest families. The daughter of Lord Louis Mountbatten and his glamorous wife Edwina Ashley, she was brought up by nannies and governesses as she was often parted from her parents as they dutifully carried out their public roles. A solitary child, she learned to occupy her days lost in a boo...

Hue 1968 : A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam - Mark Bowden

By January 1968, despite an influx of half a million American troops, the fighting in Vietnam seemed to be at a stalemate.Yet General William Westmoreland, commander of American forces, announced a new phase of the war in which 'the end begins to come into view.' The North Vietnamese had different ideas. In mid-1967, the leadership in Hanoi had started planning an offensive intended to win the war in a single stroke. Part military action and part popular uprising, the Tet Offensive included att...

Hue 1968 : A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam - Mark Bowden

By January 1968 the fighting in Vietnam seemed to be at a stalemate. Yet General William Westmoreland, commander of American forces, announced a new phase of the war in which 'the end begins to come into view.' The North Vietnamese had different ideas. In mid-1967, the leadership in Hanoi had started planning an offensive intended to win the war in a single stroke.Part military action and part popular uprising, the Tet Offensive included attacks across South Vietnam, but the most dramatic and s...

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 7 - The Third Wheel - Kinney Jeff

The Third Wheel is the hilarious seventh book in the brilliant, bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Perfect for readers of 8+ and all the millions of Wimpy Kid fans. Also now a box office-busting major motion franchise with the third Wimpy Kid movie, Dog Days released in the UK in August 2012! Love is in the air, but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's wo...



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