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Life Before Man - Atwood Margaret

Life Before Man explores the lives of three people imprisoned by walls of their own construction and in thrall to the tragicomedy we call love. Elizabeth, with her controlled sensuality and suppressed

Atwood Margaret: Life Before Man

Life Before Man explores the lives of three people imprisoned by walls of their own construction and in thrall to the tragicomedy we call love. Elizabeth, with her controlled sensuality and suppressed rage, has just lost her latest lover to suicide.

Life Before Man - Atwood Margaret

Life Before Man explores the lives of three people imprisoned by walls of their own construction and in thrall to the tragicomedy we call love. Elizabeth, with her controlled sensuality and suppressed rage, has just lost her latest lover to suicide. Nate, her gentle, indecisive husband, is planning to leave her for Lesje, a perennial innocent who prefers dinosaurs to men. Hanging over them all is the ghost of Elizabeth's dead lover, and the dizzying threat of three lives careening inevitab...

Life Before Man - Margaret Atwood

Life Before Man explores the lives of three people imprisoned by walls of their own construction and in thrall to the tragicomedy we call love. Elizabeth, with her controlled sensuality and suppressed rage, has just lost her latest lover to suicide. Nate, her gentle, indecisive husband, is planning to leave her for Lesje, a perennial innocent who prefers dinosaurs to men. Hanging over them all is the ghost of Elizabeth's dead lover, and the dizzying threat of three lives careening inevitably to...

HIDDEN MAN - CUMMING, CH.

Mark and Benjamin Keen haven’t seen their father, Christopher, for more than twenty years. He has only just begun to shed light on his life as a master spy when he is murdered in cold blood by an unidentified assassin. Was his death connected to his MI6 past? Had Christopher uncovered a dangerous conspiracy involving his eldest son? And what were his links to Moscow, Afghanistan and the Russian mafia in London? To discover the truth – and avenge their father’s death – the brothers are drawn int...

CHARMING MAN - KEYES, M.

"With This Charming Man, Marian Keyes hits her stride as a novelist with her best novel yet, telling the stories of four women who are shaped by one man. Paddy de Courcy is Ireland's debonair politician, the ""John F. Kennedy Jr. of Dublin."" His charm and charisma have taken hold of the country and the tabloids, not to mention our four heroines: Lola, Grace, Marnie, and Alicia. But though Paddy's winning smile is fooling Irish minds, the broken hearts he's left in his past offer a far more tru...

Charming Man - Keyes, M.

Lola Daly has just found out that her boyfriend - gorgeous, charming and powerful politician Paddy de Courcy - is getting married. To someone else. Heartbroken, Lola flees Dublin to a cottage in the countryside. Can a new set of friends help her to get over him? Journalist Grace Gildee wants the inside story on Paddy de Courcy's engagement. Lola refuses to talk the press but Grace won't give up. She knew Paddy a long time ago and hasn't forgotten him ...Marnie Hunter is Grace's twin sister. Wit...

Life is Elsewhere

A budding poet and his adoring mother are the central characters of this intriguing early novel by Milan Kundera. He takes us through the young man's fantasies and love affairs in a characteristic tour de force, alive with wit, eroticism and ideas.

DVD - Gangbang by Mailorder

Marica expects to be pampered by her new husband. When she arrives at her new home, she is in for a surprise! Her dreams of a life of luxury are smashed by her husband and his buddies! When her man tells her she'll have to sleep in a cage,...

The First Man - kolektiv autorů

The unfinished manuscript of The First Man was discovered in the wreckage of car accident in which Camus died in 1960. Although it was not published for over thirty years, it was an instant bestseller when it finally appeared in 1994. The 'first man' is Jacques Cormery, whose poverty-stricken childhood in Algiers is made bearable by his love for his silent and illiterate mother, and by the teacher who transforms his view of the world. The most autobiographical of Camus's novels, ...

The First Man - kolektiv autorů

The unfinished manuscript of The First Man was discovered in the wreckage of car accident in which Camus died in 1960. Although it was not published for over thirty years, it was an instant bestseller when it finally appeared in 1994. The 'first man' is Jacques Cormery, whose poverty-stricken childhood in Algiers is made bearable by his love for his silent and illiterate mother, and by the teacher who transforms his view of the world. The most autobiographical of Camus's novels, it gives profou...

Our Young Man - Edmund White

Autor : Edmund White, Guy takes on the fashion world in New York and becomes the darling of Fire Island's gay community. Never ageing, at 35 he is still modelling, helplessly enjoying lavish gifts from older men who believe he's far younger. Driven by the memory of his poor childhood, Guy lets them believe - until he finds his way of life is destroying the men he loves.With the richest representations of gay male identity from the disco era to the age of AIDS, this exquisite novel explores the ...

MAN NAMED DAVE - PELZER, D.

'I don't blame others for my problems. I stand on my own. And one day, you'll see, I'm going to make something of myself.' These words were eighteen-year-old Dave Pelzer's declaration of independence to his mother, a woman who had abused him with shocking brutality. But even years after he was rescued, his life remained a continual struggle. Dave felt rootless and awkward, an outcast haunted by memories of his years as the bruised, cowering 'It' locked in his mother's basement. Dave's dramatic ...

No Man's Land - Tolkien, S.

From the slums of London to the riches of an Edwardian country house; from the hot, dark seams of a Yorkshire coalmine to the exposed terrors of the trenches, Adam Raine’s journey from boy to man is set against the backdrop of a society violently entering the modern world. Adam Raine is a boy cursed by misfortune. His impoverished childhood in the slums of Islington is brought to an end by a tragedy that sends him north to Scarsdale, a hard-living coalmining town where his father finds work as ...

THE INNOCENT MAN - GRISHAM, J.

John Grisham's first work of non-fiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A's, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big league glory. Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits - drinking, drugs and women. He began to show ...

BY NIGHTFALL - CUNNINGHAM, M.

The whole course of one’s life really can change in an instant. Peter is forty-four, prosperous, childless, the owner of a big New York apartment, a player in the NY contemporary art dealing scene. He has been married to Rebecca for close on twenty years. Their marriage is sound, in the way marriages are. Peter might even describe himself to be happy. But when Mizzy, Rebecca’s much younger brother, comes to stay, his world is turned upside down. Returning to their New York flat after work one d...

Life is Elsewhere - Milan Kundera

A budding poet and his adoring mother are the central characters of this intriguing early novel by Milan Kundera. He takes us through the young man's fantasies and love affairs in a characteristic tou

Kundera Milan: Life is Elsewhere

A budding poet and his adoring mother are the central characters of this intriguing early novel by Milan Kundera. He takes us through the young man's fantasies and love affairs in a characteristic tour de force, alive with wit, eroticism and ideas.

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...

BY NIGHTFALL (PB) - CUNNINGHAM, M.

The whole course of one’s life really can change in an instant. Peter is forty-four, prosperous, childless, the owner of a big New York apartment, a player in the NY contemporary art dealing scene. He has been married to Rebecca for close on twenty years. Their marriage is sound, in the way marriages are. Peter might even describe himself to be happy. But when Mizzy, Rebecca’s much younger brother, comes to stay, his world is turned upside down. Returning to their New York flat after work one d...

Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl

Autor : Viktor E. Frankl, Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl"s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of those he treated in his practice, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find...

A MAN OF PARTS - LODGE, D.

'The mind is a time machine that travels backwards in memory and forwards in prophecy, but he has done with prophecy now...' Sequestered in his blitz-battered Regent's Park house in 1944, the ailing Herbert George Wells, 'H.G.' to his family and friends, looks back on a life crowded with incident, books, and women. Has it been a success or a failure? Once he was the most famous writer in the world, 'the man who invented tomorrow'; now he feels like yesterday's man, deserted by readers and depre...

Fall of Man in Wilmslow - David Lagercrantz

A powerful tale of honour, prejudice and the twentieth century's most maltreated hero June 8, 1954. Alan Turing, the visionary mathematician, is found dead at his home in sleepy Wilmslow, dispatched by a poisoned apple. Taking the case, Detective Constable Leonard Corell quickly learns Turing is a convicted homosexual. Confident it's a suicide, he is nonetheless confounded by official secrecy over Turing's war record. What is more, Turing's sexuality appears to be causing alarm among the intell...

Fall of Man in Wilmslow - Lagercrantz David

A powerful tale of honour, prejudice and the twentieth century's most maltreated hero June 8, 1954. Alan Turing, the visionary mathematician, is found dead at his home in sleepy Wilmslow, dispatched by a poisoned apple. Taking the case, Detective Constable Leonard Corell quickly learns Turing is a convicted homosexual. Confident it's a suicide, he is nonetheless confounded by official secrecy over Turing's war record. What is more, Turing's sexuality appears to be causing al...

SAMURAI THE LAST WARRIOR - MAN, J.

The name 'Samurai' is synonymous with the ultimate warrior. With their elaborate armour, fierce swordsmanship and code of honour, the samurai have become iconic figures whose influence can still be felt today . From Kurosawa's epic Seven Samurai to the figure of Darth Vader in Star Wars, to Manga comics and video games, the figure of the fighting samurai still inspires us today. In John Man's new book we discover the truth behind the legend. From his birth in the shadow of the great volcano Sak...

Man at the Helm - Stibbe Nina

NOMINATED FOR THE 2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR Man at the Helm, the debut novel from Nina Stibbe - the much-loved author of Love, Nina - is a wildly comic, brilliantly sharp-eyed novel about the horrors of being an attractive divorcée in an English village in the 1970s, and a family's fall from grace . . . My sister and I and our little brother were born (in that order) into a very good situation and apart from the odd new thing life was humdrum and comfortable until an...

A Little Life HB - Yanagihara, H.

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

The Testimony of the Hanged Man - Ann Granger

Autor : Ann Granger, A hanged man would say anything to save his life. But what if his testimony is true? When Inspector Ben Ross is called to Newgate Prison by a man condemned to die by the hangman's noose he isn't expecting to give any credence to the man's testimony. But the account of a murder he witnessed over seventeen years ago is so believeable that Ben can't help wondering if what he's heard is true.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, The Testimony of the Hanged Man, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet str...

NOTES OF A DIRTY OLD MAN - BUKOWSKI, Ch.

"Beginning in 1967, Bukowski wrote the column ""Notes of A Dirty Old Man"" for the underground newspaper ""Open City"". Perennially drunk, broke and in search of a woman, Bukowski takes on the guise of a wise fool as he ventures through America's seedy lowlife. Peopled by Kerouac, Burroughs and other much less salubrious characters, his exploits provoke humour and despair, whilst highlighting the inherent beauty and futility of life."

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; ; East By West; My Rosy Crucifixion By The Sea; Sugar Blue; Goodtime; Hole In My Belly; Jesus Was A Motorcycle Man; Postcard From Topeka; Stones Must Roll; Ohio; Big Love Song; Love And Happiness;

Orphan X 02. The Nowhere Man - Gregg Hurwitz

Autor : Gregg Hurwitz, Spoken about only in whispers, the Nowhere Man can only be reached by the truly desperate, he can--and will--do anything to save them.Evan Smoak was raised and trained as part of the Orphan Program, an off-the-books operation designed to create deniable intelligence assets--i.e. assassins. Evan was Orphan X. He broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear and reinvent himself as the Nowhere Man.But his new life is interrupted when a surprise attack com...

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...

Wolverine: Old Man Logan - Mark Millar, Steve McNiven

Autor : Mark Millar, Steve McNiven, MARK MILLAR and STEVE MCNIVEN--who last teamed for the monumental CIVIL WAR--bring us the most important WOLVERINE story of the 21st century. Nobody knows what happened on the night the heroes fell. All we know is that they disappeared and evil triumphed and the bad guys have been calling the shots ever since. What happened to Wolverine is the biggest mystery of all. For 50 years, no one has heard hide nor hair from him...and in his place stands anold man cal...

The Little Man´s Great Journey - Uhlířová Lenka

The English translation of very successful book. The Little Man lives happily in his little world and doesn’t have to hurry anywhere when he’s got enough noodles. He has a dream, however, and as we all know, dreams mean trouble – they don’t leave anyone in peace, not even little people. One day the Little Man wakes up and, to his surprise, realises that something’s missing in his life. That’s why he reluctantly leaves his cosy home and sets out on a journey to find out what that thing is. Who...

The Fractured Life of Jimmy Dice - Ronan Ryan

Autor : Ronan Ryan, If you enjoy Colin Barrett, Kevin Barry, Donal Ryan and Lisa McInerney, you will want to read THE FRACTURED LIFE OF JIMMY DICE by Ronan Ryan. Jimmy is born a twin, and while he doesn t know it, his nearest sibling has stayed with him forever, overseeing the drama of his life played out and acting as a narrative voice. As a young boy, aged seven, Jimmy loses a lower limb to an attack dog - the first of many disasters that shape him for the future. Jimmy is a chancer who becom...

Life is Strange Before the Storm - Limited edition - PS4 (5021290079465)

Hra pro konzoli - edice obsahuje: Epizody 1 - 3, Artbook, originální soundtrack CD, Bonus Episodu: "Farewell", Mixtape Mode, Outfit pack, epizodu 1 z prvního titulu Life is Strange 71% Hra vypadá velice povedeně a podle informací, co jsou zatím dostupné to vypadá, že by mělo jít minimálně o stejně dobrý díl, jako byl ten předchozí. Limitovaná edice pro opravdové milovníky hryHerní série Life is Strange si našla nespočet fanoušků. Pokud patří...

Life is Strange Before the Storm - Limited edition (5021290079885)

Hra pro PC - edice obsahuje: Epizody 1 - 3, Artbook, originální soundtrack CD, Bonus Episodu: "Farewell", Mixtape Mode, Outfit pack, epizodu 1 z prvního titulu Life is Strange 77% Hra vypadá velice povedeně a podle informací, co jsou zatím dostupné to vypadá, že by mělo jít minimálně o stejně dobrý díl, jako byl ten předchozí. Limitovaná edice pro opravdové milovníky hryHerní série Life is Strange si našla nespočet fanoušků. Pokud patříte me...

NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, AN AMERICAN SLA...

'I was born in Tuckahoe I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it. By far the larger part of the slaves know as little of their ages as horses know of theirs, and it is the wish of most masters within my knowledge to keep their slaves thus ignorant.' Thus begins the autobiography of Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) who was born into slavery in Maryland and after his escape to Massachusetts in 1838 became an ardent abolitionist and campaigner for ...

Learning to Drive: And Other Life Stories (film) - Katha Pol...

Celebrated for her award-winning political columns, criticism, and poetry, Katha Pollitt now shows us another side of her talent. Learning to Drive is a surprising, revealing, and entertaining collection of stories drawn from the author’s own life. With deep feeling and sharp insight, Pollitt writes about the death of her father; the sad but noble final days of a leftist study group of which she was a member; and the betrayal and heartbreak inflicted by a man who seriously deceived her. (Her in...

I Will Marry George Clooney (... by Christmas) - Tracy Bloom

This is a brand new very funny Christmas novel, from the bestselling author of No-One Ever Has Sex on a Tuesday and Single Woman Seeks Revenge. There comes a time in every woman's life when the only answer is to marry George Clooney. For Michelle, that time is now. Slogging her guts out in a chicken factory whilst single-handedly bringing up a teenager who hates her is far from the life that 36-year-old Michelle had planned. But marrying the most eligible man on the planet by Christmas could ch...

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

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

Franz Kafka - A Man of His Time and Our Own - Renáta Fučíkov...

This lavish book about the most famous native of Prague Franz Kafka is intended for everyone who wishes to learn more about his life and work, and his world. It brings to life the world of Prague German literature, the world of Kafka’s interests, family and friends, and also the world of his strange stories, which continue to fascinate and puzzle both readers and experts. The author of the text is the poet, translator and Germanist Radek Maly, twice recipient of the Magnesia Litera Prize. The ...

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared (9780349141800)

Kniha – autor Jonas Jonasson, 400 stran, anglicky, brožovaná bez přebalu lesklá The international bestselling sensation. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, Allan Karlsson is waiting for a party he doesn't want to begin. His one-hundredth birthday party to be precise. The Mayor will be there. The press will be there. But, as it turns out, Allan will not . . . Escaping (in his slippers) through his bedroom window, into the flowerbed, Allan makes his getaway. And so begins h...

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared - Jonasson Jonas

The international bestselling sensation. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, Allan Karlsson is waiting for a party he doesn't want to begin. His one-hundredth birthday party to be precise. The Mayor will be there. The press will be there. But, as it turns out, Allan will not . . . Escaping (in his slippers) through his bedroom window, into the flowerbed, Allan makes his getaway. And so begins his picaresque and unlikely journey involving criminals, several murders, a ...

MAN´S SEARCH FOR MEANING: THE CLASSIC TRIBUTE TO HOPE FROM T...

Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl is among the most influential works of psychiatric literature since Freud. The book begins with a lengthy, austere and deeply moving personal essay about Frankl's imprisonment in Auschwitz and other concentration camps for five years and his struggle during this time to find reasons to live. The second part of the book, called "Logotherapy in a Nutshell" describes the psychotherapeutic method that Frankl pioneered as a result of his experiences in th...

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonasson

Autor : Jonas Jonasson, The international bestselling sensation. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, Allan Karlsson is waiting for a party he doesn't want to begin. His one-hundredth birthday party to be precise. The Mayor will be there. The press will be there. But, as it turns out, Allan will not . . . Escaping (in his slippers) through his bedroom window, into the flowerbed, Allan makes his getaway. And so begins his picaresque and unlikely journey involving crimi...

A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN (Oxford World´s Clas...

'Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo ' So begins one of the most significant literary works of the twentieth century, and one of the most innovative. Its originality shocked contemporary readers on its publication in 1916 who found its treating of the minutiae of daily life indecorous, and its central character unappealing. Was it art or was it fil...

STIEG AND ME: MEMORIES OF MY LIFE WITH STIEG LARSSON - GABRI...

There is only one person who can tell Stieg Larsson's story other than himself - his lifelong companion and muse, Eva Gabrielsson. Here she tells the story of their 30-year romance, of Stieg's upbringing and early years, and how this shaped his morals and personality. She talks of his life-long struggle to expose Sweden's Neo-Nazis, of his struggle to keep the magazine he founded, Expo, alive, his difficult relationships with his immediate family, and the joy and relief he discovered writing Th...

Life is Strange Before the Storm - Limited edition - Xbox One (5021290079670)

Hra pro konzoli - edice obsahuje: Epizody 1 - 3, Artbook, originální soundtrack CD, Bonus Episodu: "Farewell", Mixtape Mode, Outfit pack, epizodu 1 z prvního titulu Life is Strange % Hra vypadá velice povedeně a podle informací, co jsou zatím dostupné to vypadá, že by mělo jít minimálně o stejně dobrý díl, jako byl ten předchozí. Není vyplněn Alternativní text k fotografii! Limitovaná edice pro opravdové milovníky hryHerní série Life is Stran...

The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Sain...

Antoine de Saint-Exupery was born in France in 1900, when aeroplanes were just being invented. He always dreamt of flying, and when he became a pilot as a young man, his adventures truly began. He was one of the first pilots to deliver mail by plane and, along with his fellow pilots, helped to create new routes to faraway places. Antoine flew over mountains and deserts, battled winds and storms, and even tried to break aviation records. He also crashed a number of times. From his plane he refle...

R.E.M.: R.E.M. by MTV DVD: DVD

Čtveřice z amerického městečka Athens patří k nejvýraznějším reprezentantům alternativního rocku přelomu 80. a 90. let dvacátého století. Její nejúspěšnější alba Out Of Time (1991) a Automatic For The People (1992) jsou dodnes považována za zásadní díla hudební historie a písničky jako Everybody Hurts, Shiny Happy People nebo Losing My Religion dodnes plní rozhlasový éter nejen u nás. Kapela se rozpadla po vydání patnácté studiovky v roce 2011. 01. R.E.M. By MTV 02. Deleted Sce...

R.E.M.: R.E.M. by MTV Blu-ray: Blu-ray

Čtveřice z amerického městečka Athens patří k nejvýraznějším reprezentantům alternativního rocku přelomu 80. a 90. let dvacátého století. Její nejúspěšnější alba Out Of Time (1991) a Automatic For The People (1992) jsou dodnes považována za zásadní díla hudební historie a písničky jako Everybody Hurts, Shiny Happy People nebo Losing My Religion dodnes plní rozhlasový éter nejen u nás. Kapela se rozpadla po vydání patnácté studiovky v roce 2011. 01. R.E.M. By MTV 02. Deleted Sce...

Get the Guy : Use the Secrets of the Male Mind to Find, Attract and Keep Your Ideal Man - Hussey Matthew

This is the book that single women have been waiting for! Written by the hottest dating coach on the scene, Matthew Hussey, it offers clear, honest and practical advice for women on how to find their ideal man - and, importantly, how to keep him. Using simple steps, Matthew guides us through the complex maze of dating and shows us just how to find the guy, get the guy and keep the guy. Through his work as a peak performance coach, Matthew has gained unparalleled access into what makes guys tick...

Atwood Margaret: Bluebeard´s Egg and Other Stories

Features a man who finds himself surrounded by women who are becoming pale, silent and smaller; a woman's intimate life is strangely dominated by the fear of nuclear warfare; and a melancholy teenage love is swept away by a hurricane.

Bluebeard´s Egg and Other Stories - Atwood Margaret

Features a man who finds himself surrounded by women who are becoming pale, silent and smaller; a woman's intimate life is strangely dominated by the fear of nuclear warfare; and a melancholy teenage

First Person - Flanagan Richard

Six weeks to write for your life... In this blistering story of a ghostwriter haunted by his demonic subject, the Man Booker Prize winner turns to lies, crime and literature with devastating effect A

An Education - Level 4

Jenny has just turned sixteen and is determined to escape her stifling suburban homelife by going to Oxford University. When she meets glamorous older man David, she starts to reassess her life and her ambitions…

Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse

In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves

Bluebeard´s Egg and Other Stories - Atwood Margaret

Features a man who finds himself surrounded by women who are becoming pale, silent and smaller; a woman's intimate life is strangely dominated by the fear of nuclear warfare; and a melancholy teenage love is swept away by a hurricane. This work captures the complex forces that govern our relationships, and the powerful emotions that guide them.

Bluebeard´s Egg and Other Stories - Margaret Atwood

Features a man who finds himself surrounded by women who are becoming pale, silent and smaller; a woman's intimate life is strangely dominated by the fear of nuclear warfare; and a melancholy teenage love is swept away by a hurricane. This work captures the complex forces that govern our relationships, and the powerful emotions that guide them.

THE HUNTER - WOOD, T.

Forget James Bond. Forget Jason Bourne. Forget Jack Bauer. Meet Victor. He's an assassin - a man with no past and no surname. But when a Paris job goes spectacularly wrong, Victor finds himself running for his life across four continents, accompanied by a woman too beautiful to trust, pursued by enemies too powerful to escape.

We Could Be Beautiful - Swan Huntley

Autor : Swan Huntley, Catherine West has spent her entire life surrounded by beautiful things. And yet, despite all this, she still feels empty. One night, she meets William Stockton, a handsome man who shares her love of beauty. But as he and Catherine grow closer, she encounters strange signs. Is William lying about his past? Is Catherine willing to sacrifice their beautiful life in order to find the truth?Druh sortimentu : Kniha, We Could Be Beautiful, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : 340

Leviathan - Paul Auster

Autor : Paul Auster, Six days ago, a man blew himself up by the side of a road in northern Wisconsin... The explosion that detonates the narrative of Paul Auster's remarkable novel also ends the life of its hero, Benjamin Sachs, and brings two FBI agents to the home of one of Sachs's oldest friends, the writer Peter Aaron. What follows is Aaron's story, an intricate, subtle and gripping investigation of another man's life in all its richness and complexity.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, Leviathan, Ja...

King John - Morris Marc

King John is familiar to everyone as the villain from the tales of Robin Hood - greedy, cowardly, despicable and cruel. But who was the man behind the legend? Was he truly a monster, or a capable ruler cursed by ill luck? This book draws on contemporary chronicles and the king's own letters to bring the real John vividly to life.

OXFORD PROGRESSIVE ENGLISH READERS Level 3: GREAT EXPECTATIO...

Popis edice: Pip is an orlphan whose life is changed by two strange meetings. As a child, he meets an escaped prisoner, a frightening man... The New Oxford Progressive English Readers offer a great selection of classic novels and plays at six levels from

The Heart of a Dog - Mikhail Bulgakov

A rich, successful Moscow professor befriends a stray dog and attempts a scientific first by transplanting into it the testicles and pituitary gland of a recently deceased man. A distinctly worryingly human animal is now on the loose, and the professor's hitherto respectable life becomes a nightmare beyond endurance.

The Heart of a Dog - Bulgakov Mikhail

A rich, successful Moscow professor befriends a stray dog and attempts a scientific first by transplanting into it the testicles and pituitary gland of a recently deceased man. A distinctly worryingly human animal is now on the loose, and the professor's hitherto respectable life becomes a nightmare beyond endurance.

How to Be Parisian

, 4 fabulous, smart, savvy French women offer up their amusing insider take on Parisian life, love and liberty, from the wardrobe to the bookshelf, and the ideal man. Includes 80 black and white and colour pictures, many taken by the authors.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, How to Be Parisian, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : 254

The Secret Scripture - Sebastian Barry

Autor : Sebastian Barry, A new edition of the novel about a woman who has spent her life in a mental hospital, whose past is looked into by her psychiatrist. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2008, this new edition ties in with a new film adaptation.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, The Secret Scripture, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : 320

DVD - I Am a Sex Slave

Cassandra Nix meets a man who changes her life for better and for worse. She is chained up in his basement and taught how to behave as a personal sex slave. Cassandra pushes herself to go the extra mile by suffering through extreme bondage and...

DVD - Tied up and Molested

Adorable little slut Katt Anomia wanders down the wrong dark alley and is taken by big, bad man. The little adventurer is tied up and molested at the hands of a masked pervert and has the time of her life doing it. Label: Kink.com - Hogtied....

DVD - The Haunting

Penny Pax is an E.R. doctor who is haunted by the ghost of a man whose life she could not save. After visiting Penny at her office and at a local bar, he finally materializes in her bedroom one night and gets revenge through rough anal sex and...

An Education

, Jenny has just turned sixteen and is determined to escape her stifling suburban homelife by going to Oxford University. When she meets glamorous older man David, she starts to reassess her life and her ambitions…Druh sortimentu : Kniha, An Education, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : neuvedeno

The Widow - Barton, F.

We've all seen him: the man - the monster - staring from the front page of every newspaper, accused of a terrible crime. But what about her: the woman who grips his arm on the courtroom stairs – the wife who stands by him? Jean Taylor’s life was blissfully ordinary. Nice house, nice husband. Glen was all she’d ever wanted: her Prince Charming. Until he became that man accused, that monster on the front page. Jean was married to a man everyone thought capable of unimaginable evil. But now Glen i...

The Last of the Spirits - Priestley, Ch.

Sam and Lizzie are freezing and hungry on the streets of Victorian London. When Sam asks a wealthy man for some coins, he is rudely turned away. Months of struggle suddenly find their focus, and Sam resolves to kill the man. Huddling in a graveyard for warmth, Sam and Lizzie are horrified to see the earth around one of the tombs begin to shift, shortly followed by the wraithlike figure of a ghostly man. He warns Sam about the future which awaits such a bitter heart, and so begins Sam's journey ...

The Last of the Spirits - Priestley, Ch.

Sam and Lizzie are freezing and hungry on the streets of Victorian London. When Sam asks a wealthy man for some coins, he is rudely turned away. Months of struggle suddenly find their focus, and Sam resolves to kill the man. Huddling in a graveyard for warmth, Sam and Lizzie are horrified to see the earth around one of the tombs begin to shift, shortly followed by the wraithlike figure of a ghostly man. He warns Sam about the future which awaits such a bitter heart, and so begins Sam's journey ...

WICKED AND HUMOROUS TALES + CD (Black Cat Readers Level 4) -...

A dramatic intrusion ends a long family feud, a man is strangely influenced by his pets, a cat brings scandal to British society and a little boy battles to enjoy life with the help of his own personal god. These are just a few of the amazing stories created by Hector Hugh Munro – alias master short-story teller Saki, ex-journalist who turned to writing satirical tales.

The Unconsoled - Kazuo Ishiguro

"Almost certainly a masterpiece." (Anita Brookner). Ryder, a renowned pianist, arrives in a Central European city he cannot identify for a concert he cannot remember agreeing to give. But then as he traverses a landscape by turns eerie and comical - and always strangely malleable, as a dream might be - he comes steadily to realise he is facing the most crucial performance of his life. Ishiguro's extraordinary and original study of a man whose life has accelerated beyond his control was met on p...

PERMUTATION CITY - EGAN, G.

The story of a man with a vision - immortality : for those who can afford it is found in cyberspace. Permutation city is the tale of a man with a vision - how to create immortality - and how that vision becomes something way beyond his control. Encompassing the lives and struggles of an artificial life junkie desperate to save her dying mother, a billionaire banker scarred by a terrible crime, the lovers for whom, in their timeless virtual world, love is not enough - and much more - Permutation...

The Narrow Road to the Deep North - Richard Flanagan

Autor : Richard Flanagan, In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Burma Death Railway, surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle's young wife. Struggling to save his men from starvation, cholera and beatings, he receives a letter that will change his life forever. Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2014, this unforgettable novel tells the story of one man's reckoning with the truth.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet st...



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