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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection (Xbox One)

Pusťte se do světa Borderlands! Prostřílejte se nezapomenutelným dobrodružstvím, které vás chytne a nepustí. Odhalte příběh záporáka Handsome Jacka o jeho vzestup k moci a v podobě Borderlands 2 se s ním vypořádejte. Hra je kritiky vychvalovaná kooperativní akce pro čtyři hráče, v níž není nouze o získatelné předměty a intenzivní řež z pohledu první osoby s herními principy RPG. Co nás čeká? * Balení dvou her: Borderlands 2 a Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel v HD (+ všechny dostupné DLC). * P...

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Minecraft

Minecraft to je světový fenomén v oblasti kreativity! Více než 100000000 jedinců si hru zakopilo a tvoří mocnou komunitu přátelských lidí, kteří staví neskutečné věci, vyprávějí příběhy a spolu prožívají dobrodružství. Připoj se k nám! 

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Borderlands The PreSequel

Třetí pokračování veleúspěšné série Borderlands s podtitulem The Pre-Sequel nás tentokrát zavede mimo Pandoru do období odehrávající se mezi prvním a druhým dílem. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel není zajímavou hrou jen díky svému, poněkud netypickému, názvu. Jedná se o třetí díl série Borderlands, ačkoli autoři se nebrání označení jakéhosi dílu dva a půl. Na hráče si však vývojáři připravili několik významných změn, tou nejzákladnější je, že hra se neodehrává přímo na planetě Pandora, ale na přile...

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Lantern

„Dlouho, dávno, žila velmi smutná princezna. Cítila, jak je nemilovaná a nešťastná, takže všechno kolem ní se stalo šedé a bez života. Celá krajina je tak bez života a radosti. Náš příběh začíná, když se jediný, osamělý lampion rozzářila v odlehlé vesnici...“   Staň se větrem a řiď krásný a létající lampion, který nese důležitou zprávu o trvalé lásce a přináší život i barvy světu kolem Tebe. Objevte čtyři krásné světy, každý má jiný motiv, naturální prostředí a architekturu. Přenáší živé, vesel...

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A Torch Against the Night

The sequel to the explosive New York Times bestselling debut AN EMBER IN THE ASHES, that’s captivated readers worldwide. A TORCH AGAINST THE NIGHT takes readers into the heart of the Empire as Laia and Elias fight their way north to liberate Laia’s brother from the horrors of Kauf Prison. Hunted by Empire soldiers, manipulated by the Commandant, and haunted by their pasts, Laia and Elias must outfox their enemies and confront the treacherousness of their own hearts. In the city of Serra, Helen...

The Other Hand (9781473639072)

Kniha – autor Chris Cleave, 480 stran, anglicky, brožovaná bez přebalu lesklá British couple Andrew and Sarah O'Rourke, vacationing on a Nigerian beach in a last-ditch effort to save their faltering marriage, come across Little Bee and her sister, Nigerian refugees fleeing from machete-wielding soldiers intent on clearing the beach. The horrific confrontation that follows changes the lives of everyone involved in unimaginable ways. Two years later, Little Bee appears in London on the day of A...

A Torch Against the Night - Sabaa Tahir

The sequel to the explosive New York Times bestselling debut AN EMBER IN THE ASHES, that’s captivated readers worldwide. A TORCH AGAINST THE NIGHT takes readers into the heart of the Empire as Laia and Elias fight their way north to liberate Laia’s brother from the horrors of Kauf Prison. Hunted by Empire soldiers, manipulated by the Commandant, and haunted by their pasts, Laia and Elias must outfox their enemies and confront the treacherousness of their own hearts.In the city of Serra, Helene ...

A Torch Againt the Night - Sabaa Tahir

‘Tahir spins a captivating, heart-pounding fantasy’ Us Weekly The sequel to the explosive New York Times bestselling debut AN EMBER IN THE ASHES, that’s captivated readers worldwide. A TORCH AGAINST THE NIGHT takes readers into the heart of the Empire as Laia and Elias fight their way north to liberate Laia’s brother from the horrors of Kauf Prison. Hunted by Empire soldiers, manipulated by the Commandant, and haunted by their pasts, Laia and Elias must outfox their enemies and confront the tre...

The Other Hand - Chris Cleave

Autor : Chris Cleave, British couple Andrew and Sarah O'Rourke, vacationing on a Nigerian beach in a last-ditch effort to save their faltering marriage, come across Little Bee and her sister, Nigerian refugees fleeing from machete-wielding soldiers intent on clearing the beach. The horrific confrontation that follows changes the lives of everyone involved in unimaginable ways. Two years later, Little Bee appears in London on the day of Andrew's funeral and reconnects with Sarah. Sarah is strugg...

Right Hand, Left Hand - Chris McManus

Winner of the Aventis Science Book Prize. 'A scientific detective story, a brilliant cross between Edgar Allan Poe and Gray's anatomy' J G Ballard, New Stateman Books of the Year- Why are most people right-handed? Do left-handers behave differently from right-handers?- Why is the heart on the left-hand side of the body?- Why is each side of the human brain so different?- Why do the British drive on the left? Why do European languages go from left to right, while Arabic ones read the other way?-...

THE HAND OF FATIMA - FALCONES, I.

Snared between two cultures and two loves, one man is forced to choose...1564, the Kingdom of Granada. After years of Christian oppression, the Moors take arms against their masters and daub the white houses of Sierra Nevada with the blood of their victims. Caught in the conflict is young Hernando, the son of an Arab woman who was raped by a Christian priest. Despised by the townsfolk and by his own stepfather for his 'tainted' heritage, he is banished to live in the stables and becomes an expe...

Whip Hand - Francis, D.

One-handed ex-jockey Sid Halley works as a private detective, using his racing knowledge to solve crimes that baffle the police. In Whip Hand, Sid is asked to investigate possible doping of the horses of thoroughbred trainer George Casper - whose once-successful mounts have been failing spectacularly on the race track. At the same time he learns that a conman has left his ex-wife Jenny facing a jail sentence over a fake charity, while the Jockey Club want him to look into certain powerful syndi...

Available Dark - Elizabeth Hand

Autor : Elizabeth Hand, 'A skin-blistering crime novel as edgy and black as dried blood on a moonlit night' Robert Crais Before the New York police can question photographer Cass Neary about a mysterious death she was involved with in Maine, she accepts a job in Finland - far away from her troubles in the US.In Helsinki, she authenticates a series of disturbing yet beautiful images taken by a reclusive fashion photographer who has distanced himself from the violent Nordic music scene where he ...

VSI Statistics - Hand, D.

Modern statistics is very different from the dry and dusty discipline of the popular imagination. In its place is an exciting subject which uses deep theory and powerful software tools to shed light and enable understanding. And it sheds this light on all aspects of our lives, enabling astronomers to explore the origins of the universe, archaeologists to investigate ancient civilisations, governments to understand how to benefit and improve society, and businesses to learn how best to provide g...

The Girl on the Train

THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect STEPHEN KING Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. ‘Jess and Jason’, she calls them. Their life – as she sees it – is perfect. If only Rachel could...

The Hollow of the Hand - P. J. Harvey, Seamus Murphy

Autor : P. J. Harvey, Seamus Murphy, Between 2011 and 2014 PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy set out on a series of journeys together to Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Washington, D.C.. Harvey collected words, Murphy collected pictures, and together they created an extraordinary chronicle of our life and times. THE HOLLOW OF THE HAND is a landmark project combining Harvey's powerful poetry with Murphy's stunning photographic images.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, The Hollow of the Hand, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet ...

Red Right Hand - Chris Holm

Autor : Chris Holm, When viral video footage from a terrorist attack in San Francisco reveals that a mob informant thought dead is still alive, FBI Special Agent Charlie Thompson knows just who to contact to save her witness from certain death: Michael Hendricks. He may be a hitman, but he s not a bad guy.Teaming up with a green but determined tech whiz, Cameron, on the condition she leave him alone after the case, Hendricks reluctantly takes the job.Of course, finding a man desperate t...

The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula K. Le Guin

Autor : Ursula K. Le Guin, Ursula K. Le Guin's award-winning, groundbreaking science fiction classic takes us to the world of Winter, and introduces us to its inhabitants, the Gethenians-whose society is not based on gender roles.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, The Left Hand of Darkness, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : 320

The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins

Autor : Paula Hawkins, THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR 'Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect' STEPHEN KING Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. ‘Jess and Jason’, she calls them. Their life – as she sees i...

The Girl on the Train - Hawkins Paula

THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR 'Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect' STEPHEN KING Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. ‘Jess and Jason’, she calls them. Their life – as she sees it – is perfect. If only Rachel c...

Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind - David Linden

Touch is the sense that makes us human. If you are born blind or deaf, your body and brain will mostly develop normally and you can live a rich life. But deprive a baby of social touch and they will have higher life-long levels of stress and fear. From why brushing fingers with a waiter will make you leave a larger tip, to why a hot drink in a job interview improves your chances, this is a mesmerising journey into our senses. With surprising stories and cutting-edge research on pleasure and pai...

The Hand That Feeds You - Rich A. J.

Morgan's life seems settled - she is completing her thesis on victim psychology and newly engaged to Bennett, a man more possessive than those she has dated in the past, but also more chivalrous and passionate. But she returns from class one day to find Bennett savagely killed, and her dogs - a Great Pyrenees, and two pit bulls she was fostering - circling the body, covered in blood. Everything she holds dear in life is taken away from her in an instant. Devastated and traumatised, Morgan tries...

The Hand That Feeds You - A. J. Rich

Morgan's life seems settled - she is completing her thesis on victim psychology and newly engaged to Bennett, a man more possessive than those she has dated in the past, but also more chivalrous and passionate. But she returns from class one day to find Bennett savagely killed, and her dogs - a Great Pyrenees, and two pit bulls she was fostering - circling the body, covered in blood. Everything she holds dear in life is taken away from her in an instant. Devastated and traumatised, Morgan tries...

Universe In Your Hand - Christophe Galfard

Imagine if The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy were a real, practical book about the mysteries of the universe...The Universe In Your Hand takes us on a wonder-filled journey to the surface of our dying Sun, shrinks us to the size of an atom and puts us in the deathly grip of distant Black Holes. Along the way you might come to understand, really understand, the mind-bending science that underpins modern life, from Quantum Mechanics to Einstein's theory of General Relativity. Through brilliant...

Second-Hand Time - Alexievich, S.

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION In this magnificent requiem to a civilization in ruins, the winne of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature reinvents a singular, polyphonic literary form, bringing together the voices of dozens of witnesses to the collapse of the USSR in a formidable attempt to chart the disappearance of a culture and to surmise what new kind of man may emerge from the rubble.Alexievich's method is simple: 'I don't ask people about socialism, I ask about lov...

The War on Women - Roberts, S. L.

In1973, Sue Lloyd Roberts joined ITN as a news trainee and went on to be the UK's first female video-journalist to report alone from the bleak outposts of the Soviet Union, China and Iran. During her 30-year-long career she travelled the world and witnessed the worst atrocities inflicted on women. But in observing first-hand the war on the female race she also documented their incredible determination to fight back. The War on Women brings to life the inconceivable and dangerous life Sue led, i...

Star Wars: Force and Destiny - Steel Hand Adept Specialization

Steel Hand Adept Specialization Deck je balíček karet pro hru na hrdiny Star Wars Force and Destiny, který představuje zábavný a snadný způsob, jak znázornit postavy a NPC ve hře. Jak hráči, tak GM ocení tyto užitečné referenční karty, které vás vtáhnou ještě hlouběji do světa Star Wars. Karty jsou v anglickém jazyce, je k nim zapotřebí příručka Knights of Fate. Unlock out the full power of your Warrior with the Steel Hand Adept Specialization Deck for Star Wars™: Force and Destiny™! Each Force...

Peppa Pig: Play with Peppa Hand Puppet Book

Play with Peppa is a cute and cuddly hand puppet book for young Peppa fans. Peppa is always full of energy, and no matter where she goes, she just can't keep still. Read the simple story and join in with Peppa as she claps, waves and sneezes her way through the day. The soft plush puppet fits both little and big hands, making this interactive hand puppet book perfect for sharing between parent and child. Based on the BAFTA award-winning pre-school animation, Peppa Pig, shown daily on Five's Mil...

Emergency: Crisis on the Flight Deck, 2ed - Stanley Stewart

A collection of true stories about events where disaster seems imminent, yet each situation is concluded without loss of life thanks to the skill of the pilots and their crews. Written by a British Airways First Officer who has spoken at first-hand with the pilots and crews involved in all the incidents recorded here, the book offers a unique insight into what really happened.

On the Concept of Cosmona, Existence whi - Rudolf Polách

Autor : Rudolf Polách, You become aware of your existence at the very moment you start looking at your hand. The integrity of individuals and things is a natural prerequisite of knowledge and thus you can understand the universe. Billions of galaxies have changed nothing from this point of view. I say that there is something that is not the whole, but it has the parts. Listed definitions about the concept of cosmona represent the shortest expression possible. The impact of this concept on th...

Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society : America´s Original Gangsters and the U.S. Postal Detective Who Brought Them to Justice - Oldfield William

The incredible true story of the US Post Office Inspector who took down the deadly Black Hand, a turn-of-the-century Italian-American secret society that preyed on immigrants across America's industri

Absolutely on Music - Seiji Ozawa

An unprecedented glimpse into the minds of two maestros. Haruki Murakami's passion for music runs deep. Before turning his hand to writing, he ran a jazz club in Tokyo, and the aesthetic and emotiona

Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society : America´s Original Gangsters and the U.S. Postal Detective Who Brought Them to Justice - William Oldfield

The incredible true story of the US Post Office Inspector who took down the deadly Black Hand, a turn-of-the-century Italian-American secret society that preyed on immigrants across America's industrial heartland--featuring fascinating and never-before-seen documents and photos from the Oldfield family's private collection. Before the emergence of prohibition-era gangsters like Al Capone and Lucky Luciano, there was the Black Hand: an early twentieth-century Sicilian-American crime ring that pr...

War on Peace : The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence - Farrow Ronan

A harrowing exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership. "This is one of the most important books of our time." Walter Isaacson . US foreign policy is undergoing a dire transformation, forever changing America's place in the world. Institutions of diplomacy and development are bleeding out after deep budget cuts; the diplomats who make America's deals and protect democratic interests around the world are walking out in droves. Offices across the Sta...

War on Peace : The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence - Ronan Farrow

A harrowing exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership. "This is one of the most important books of our time." Walter Isaacson . US foreign policy is undergoing a dire transformation, forever changing America's place in the world. Institutions of diplomacy and development are bleeding out after deep budget cuts; the diplomats who make America's deals and protect democratic interests around the world are walking out in droves. Offices across the Sta...

CHEW ON THIS - SCHLOSSER, E.

"Based on Eric Schlosser's bestselling ""Fast Food Nation"", this is the shocking truth about the fast food industry - how it all began, its success, what fast food actually is, what goes on in the slaughterhouses, meatpacking factories and flavour labs, global advertising, merchandising in UK schools, mass production and the exploitation of young workers in the thousands of fast-food outlets throughout the world. It also takes a look at the effects on the environment and the highly topical iss...

Donovan James B.: Strangers on a Bridge

The gripping first-hand account of the events that inspired the major film Bridge of Spies, starring Tom Hanks, by the man at the centre of them all – James B. Donovan. Also featuring a foreword by Jason Matthews.

Stelzer Irwin: The Murdoch Method : Notes on Running a Media Empire

An exclusive, insider viewpoint on the „Murdoch Method“ from his right-hand man and adviser, Irwin Stelzer. Rupert Murdoch is one of the most notorious and successful businessmen of our age.

The Murdoch Method : Notes on Running a Media Empire - Stelzer Irwin

An exclusive, insider viewpoint on the Murdoch Method from his right-hand man and adviser, Irwin Stelzer. Rupert Murdoch is one of the most notorious and successful businessmen of our age. Now, for t

On the Concept of Cosmona. Existence which is Hope for Mankind - Rudolf Polách e-kniha

You become aware of your existence at the very moment you start looking at your hand. The integrity of individuals and things is a natural prerequisite of knowledge and thus you can understand the universe.

Česko na dvou kolech - On two wheels

Ručně malovaná mapa od motorkářů pro motorkáře - Hand painted map by bikers for bikers A map of motorcycle routes in the Czech Republic

AND THAT´S WHEN IT FELL OFF IN MY HAND - RENNISON, L.

"Brilliantly funny, teenage angst author Louise Rennison's fifth book about the confessions of crazy but lovable Georgia Nicolson. Louise will be a star on the HarperCollins teenage list. ""11.20a.m. This is my fabulous life: the Sex God left for Whakatane last month and he has taken my heart with him. 11.25a.m. Not literally of course otherwise there would be a big hole in my nunga nungas. 11.28a.m. And also I would be dead. Which quite frankly would be a blessing in disguise. 12.00p.m. It is ...

The Murdoch Method : Notes on Running a Media Empire - Stelzer Irwin

An exclusive, insider viewpoint on the "Murdoch Method" from his right-hand man and adviser, Irwin Stelzer. Rupert Murdoch is one of the most notorious and successful businessmen of our age. Now, for the first time, an insider within the Murdoch empire reveals the formidable method behind the man. Irwin Stelzer, an adviser to Murdoch for 35 years reveals what makes Rupert tick and how he grew from humble beginnings as the owner of an Adelaide newspaper, to becoming the head of a globe-circling...

The Murdoch Method : Notes on Running a Media Empire - Irwin Stelzer

An exclusive, insider viewpoint on the "Murdoch Method" from his right-hand man and adviser, Irwin Stelzer.Rupert Murdoch is one of the most notorious and successful businessmen of our age. Now, for the first time, an insider within the Murdoch empire reveals the formidable method behind the man. Irwin Stelzer, an adviser to Murdoch for 35 years reveals what makes Rupert tick and how he grew from humble beginnings as the owner of an Adelaide newspaper, to becoming the head of a globe-circling e...

Absolutely on Music - Haruki Murakami, Seiji Ozawa

An unprecedented glimpse into the minds of two maestros. Haruki Murakami's passion for music runs deep. Before turning his hand to writing, he ran a jazz club in Tokyo, and the aesthetic and emotional power of music permeates every one of his book

Strangers on a Bridge - Donovan James B.

The gripping first-hand account of the events that inspired the major film Bridge of Spies, starring Tom Hanks, by the man at the centre of them all - James B. Donovan. Also featuring a foreword by Jason Matthews. With the Cold War at its height, the capture and trial of Colonel Abel, the Soviets' most capable and effective spy, revealed the chilling depths of the KGB's penetration of the West. But when an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over Russia and its CIA pilot, Gary Powers, captured...

Absolutely on Music - Haruki Murakami, Seiji Ozawa

Autor : Haruki Murakami, Seiji Ozawa, Presents an intimate conversation about music and creativity between the internationally bestselling writer, Haruki and the world-class conductor, Seiji. Before turning his hand to writing, he ran a jazz club in Tokyo, and the aesthetic and emotional power of music permeates every one of his much-loved books. Now, in Absolutely on Music, Murakami fulfills a personal dream, sitting down with his friend, acclaimed conductor Seiji Ozawa, to talk about t...

Absolutely on Music : Ozawa - Murakami Haruki

An unprecedented glimpse into the minds of two maestros. Haruki Murakami's passion for music runs deep. Before turning his hand to writing, he ran a jazz club in Tokyo, and the aesthetic and emotional power of music permeates every one of his much-loved books. Now, in Absolutely on Music, Murakami fulfills a personal dream, sitting down with his friend, acclaimed conductor Seiji Ozawa, to talk about their shared interest. They discuss everything from Brahms to Beethoven, from Leonard Bernstein ...

Absolutely on Music : Ozawa - Haruki Murakami

An unprecedented glimpse into the minds of two maestros. Haruki Murakami's passion for music runs deep. Before turning his hand to writing, he ran a jazz club in Tokyo, and the aesthetic and emotional power of music permeates every one of his much-loved books. Now, in Absolutely on Music, Murakami fulfills a personal dream, sitting down with his friend, acclaimed conductor Seiji Ozawa, to talk about their shared interest. They discuss everything from Brahms to Beethoven, from Leonard Bernstein ...

Absolutely on Music - Haruki Murakami, Seiji Ozawa

Autor : Haruki Murakami, Seiji Ozawa, An intimate conversation about music and creativity, between the internationally bestselling writer and a world-class conductor. ‘My only purpose in this book was for me, as a music lover, to have a discussion of music with the musician Seiji Ozawa that was as open and honest as possible. I simply wanted to bring out the ways that each of us (though on vastly different levels) is dedicated to music.' Haruki Murakami's passion for music runs deep. Before...

Kids on Bikes RPG Core Rule Book

Kids on Bikes RPG Core Rule Book je kniha pro vyprávěcí hru na hrdiny umístěnou do malého města s velkým dobrodružstvím! Hráči se v rolích běžných lidí potýkají s podivnými, děsivými a velmi mocnými silami, které nemohou porazit, ovládnout, ani jim porozumět. Toto RPG nabízí hráčům nabízí kooperativně ovládat jednu společnou postavu. Kniha je v angličtině, má 80 stran. Kids on Bikes is a Collaborative Storytelling RPG set in small towns with big adventure! In Kids on Bikes, you take on the role...

The Games - James Patterson

Autor : James Patterson, Two years ago Jack Morgan-the head of the renowned worldwide investigation firm Private-was in charge of security for the World Cup. During the championship match, the action nearly spilled from the field into the stands. Fortunately, Jack and his Private team averted disaster on soccer's biggest stage. Now he has returned to Rio to secure the Olympics. But before the torch is lit, the threats come fast and furious when Jack discovers that someone in Brazil will stop at...

Reflections on Happiness and Positivity - Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

This prestigious new book by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, examines two concepts in which Sheikh Mohammed has a great personal interest: happiness and positivity. He explores the relationship between the two and examines how they impact achievement, productivity and creativity. Written by Sheikh Mohammed's own hand, this insightful book includes both personal stories and an international perspective to emphas...

Red Famine : Stalin´s War on Ukraine - Applebaum Anne

The momentous new book from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain. In 1932-33, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of food. It is one of the most devastating episodes in the history of the twentieth century. With unprecedented authority and detail, Red Famine investigates how this happened, who was responsible, and what the consequences were. It is the fullest account yet published of these terrible events.The book draws on ...

Red Famine : Stalin´s War on Ukraine - Anne Applebaum

The momentous new book from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain. In 1932-33, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of food. It is one of the most devastating episodes in the history of the twentieth century. With unprecedented authority and detail, Red Famine investigates how this happened, who was responsible, and what the consequences were. It is the fullest account yet published of these terrible events.The book draws on ...

The Little Prince

Translated by Irene Testot-Ferry. The Little Prince is a classic tale of equal appeal to children and adults. On one level it is the story of an airman s discovery, in the desert, of a small boy from another planet - the Little Prince of the title - and his stories of intergalactic travel, while on the other hand it is a thought-provoking allegory of the human condition. First published in 1943, the year before the author s death in action, this translation contains Saint-Exupery s delightful i...

Red Famine : Stalin´s War on Ukraine - Applebaum Anne

In 1932-33, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of food. It is one of the most devastating episodes in the history of the twentieth century. With unprecedented authority and detail, Red Famine investigates how this happened, who was responsible, and what the consequences were. It is the fullest account yet published of these terrible events.The book draws on a mass of archival material and first-hand testimony only available since the end of the ...

Red Famine : Stalin´s War on Ukraine - Anne Applebaum

In 1932-33, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of food. It is one of the most devastating episodes in the history of the twentieth century. With unprecedented authority and detail, Red Famine investigates how this happened, who was responsible, and what the consequences were. It is the fullest account yet published of these terrible events.The book draws on a mass of archival material and first-hand testimony only available since the end of the ...

The Sartorialist - Schuman, S.

Scott Schuman just wanted to take photographs of people on the street who looked great. His now famous blog ['the bellwether American site that turned photo blogging into an art form'New York Times] was an attempt to showcase the wonderful and varied sartorial tastes of real people - not only those of the fashion industry. The book is a beautiful anthology of Scott's favourite shots from around the world. They include photographs of well-known fashion figures as well as those shots of the anony...

MS The Little Black Songbook: The Beatles

Noty pro kytaru THE LITTLE BLACK BOOK: THE BEATLES Knihy z edice The Little Black Book jsou zpěvníky, které obsahují text a akordové značky, a nejvíc je tak ocení kytaristé. Tento díl je věnován hitům legendárních “Brouků”. Seznam skladeb: A Day In The Life A Hard Day's Night Across The Universe All I've Got To Do All My Loving All Together Now All You Need Is Love And I Love Her And Your Bird Can Sing

Principles of Hand Surgery and Therapy 2nd Ed. - Baratz, M.E., Budoff, J.E., Rayan, G.M., Trumble, T.E.

"Principles of Hand Surgery and Therapy" by Thomas E. Trumble, MD, is a single-volume, full color, highly illustrated working manual that encompasses all of today's essential knowledge on hand surgery and therapy, including the elbow. Combining state-of-the-art coverage of basic science with step-by-step techniques - such as carpal fractures, vascularized bone grafts for scaphoids, elbow reconstruction with MCL repair, wrist ligament reconstructions, and Adam's tendon weave hand and wrist anato...

The Accident - Chris Pavone

In New York City, Isabel Reed, one of the most respected and powerful literary agents in the city, frantically turns the pages of a manuscript into the early dawn hours. This manuscript - printed out, hand-delivered, totally anonymous - is full of shocking revelations and disturbing truths, things which could compromise national security. Is this what she's been waiting for her entire career: a book that will help her move on from a painful past, a book that could save her beloved industry... a...

Into the Water

The addictive new psychological thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train, the runaway Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller and global phenomenon. In the last days before her death, Nel called her sister. Jules didn’t pick up the phone, ignoring her plea for help. Now Nel is dead. They say she jumped. And Jules has been dragged back to the one place she hoped she had escaped for good, to care for the teenage girl her sister left behind. But Jules is afraid. So afraid. Of her long-buried memori...

The Pocket Scavenger

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 cop...

The Pocket Scavenger (9781846147098)

Kniha – autor Keri Smith, 208 stran, anglicky, brožovaná bez přebalu lesklá 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 polka...

The Letter - Kathryn Hughes

The No. 1 Kindle bestseller and word-of-mouth sensation guaranteed to break your heart. If you love Lesley Pearse and Susan Lewis, you will love Kathryn Hughes. The #1 EBook Bestseller. Every so often a love story comes along to remind us that sometimes, in our darkest hour, hope shines a candle to light our way. Discover THE LETTER by Kathryn Hughes, the Number One bestseller that has captured thousands of hearts worldwide. 'A wonderful, uplifting story' Lesley Pearse And if you love THE LETTE...

The Dark Net - Jamie Bartlett

Autor : Jamie Bartlett, A groundbreaking examination of the darkest corners of the internet; a startling glimpse of human nature under the conditions of freedom and anonymity, based on extensive first-hand experience, exclusive interviews and shocking documentary evidence.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, The Dark Net, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : neuvedeno

The German War - Nicholas Stargardt

Autor : Nicholas Stargardt, A social history of Germany during WWII, this was shortlisted for the Pen Hessell-Tiltman Prize. Draws on a wealth of first-hand testimony, and sheds fresh and disturbing light on the beliefs, hopes and fears of a people who fought a war of conquest and genocide. Now in paperback.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, The German War, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : neuvedeno

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Classic Works) - Doyle, A. C.

The setting is Dartmoor in Devon, and Sir Charles Baskerville is dead. Somewhere out there, legend has it that a huge black hound is lurking on the moors, and it is up to Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Doctor Watson to investigate the matter at hand. Originally serialised in The Strand magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, this well-loved tale will grip readers from start to finish.

The Glass Room - Simon Mawer

Cool. Balanced. Modern. The precisions of science, the wild variance of lust, the catharsis of confession and the fear of failure - these are things that happen in the Glass Room. High on a Czechoslovak hill, the Landauer House shines as a wonder of steel and glass and onyx built specially for newlyweds Viktor and Liesel Landauer, a Jew married to a gentile. But the radiant honesty of 1930 that the house, with its unique Glass Room, seems to engender quickly tarnishes as the storm clouds of WW2...

The Amorous Heart - Marilyn Yalomová

Autor : Marilyn Yalomová, The symmetrical, exuberant heart is everywhere: it gives shape to candy, pendants, the frothy milk on top of a cappuccino, and much else. How can we explain the ubiquity of what might be the most recognizable symbol in the world?In The Amorous Heart, Marilyn Yalom tracks the heart metaphor and heart iconography across two thousand years, through Christian theology, pagan love poetry, medieval painting, Shakespearean drama, Enlightenment science, and into the present. S...

The Lazarus Vendetta - Robert Ludlum

Larkin (The Tribune) picks up the reins for the fifth entry in the Ludlum-spawned Covert-One biotech series (The Altman Code, etc.), bringing to the task a solid intelligence, some really scary nanotechnology and a writing style that sometimes lapses into cliché but always gets the job done. FBI Deputy Assistant Director Kit Pierson and her CIA counterpart, Hal Burke, are secretly working on an operation to destroy the Lazarus Movement, an environmental group run amok. Once a legitimate organiz...

The Red Pony - John Steinbeck

Raised on a ranch in northern California, Jody is well-schooled in the hard work and demands of a rancher's life. He is used to the way of horses, too; but nothing has prepared him for the special connection he will forge with Gabilan, a hot-tempered pony his father gives him. With Billy Buck, the hired hand, Jody tends and trains his horse, restlessly anticipating the moment he will sit high upon Gabilan's saddle. But when Gabilan falls ill, Jody discovers there are still lessons he must learn...

The Tattoo Thief - Alison Belshamová

A policeman on his first murder case A tattoo artist with a deadly secret And a twisted serial killer sharpening his blades to kill again... When Brighton tattoo artist Marni Mullins discovers a flayed body, newly-promoted DI Francis Sullivan needs her help. There's a serial killer at large, slicing tattoos from his victims' bodies while they're still alive. Marni knows the tattooing world like the back of her hand, but has her own reasons to distrust the police. So when she identifies the kill...

The Narrow Road to the Deep North - Flanagan Richard

Forever after, there were for them only two sorts of men: the men who were on the Line, and the rest of humanity, who were not. 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 two years earlier. Struggling to save the men under his command from starvation, from cholera, from beatings, he receives a letter that will change his life forever. Hailed as a masterpiece, Richard Flanagan’s epic novel te...

Off the Road - Ehmann Sven

More and more people are hitting the road to the middle of nowhere. Along less-traveled paths they are heading up mountains and down dunes in converted mobile homes, campers, trucks, or vans. They are enjoying the drive and the view through mud-splattered windshields as much as the stops and evening campfires amid stunning terrain. Although many of us love living in cities, we have a growing longing to escape into nature. The outdoor scene is booming and many people are heading off to discover ...

The Whispering Land - Durrell, G.

'When you have a large collection of animals to transport from one end of the world to the other you cannot, as a lot of people seem to think, just hoist them aboard the nearest ship and set off with a gay wave of your hand.' Gerald Durrell and his wife are the proud owners of a small zoo on the island of Jersey. But there's one thing that's better than a small zoo - a bigger one! So Durrell heads off to South America to collect more animals. Along windswept Patagonian shores and in Argentine t...

Into the Water - Hawkins Paula

The addictive new psychological thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train, the runaway Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller and global phenomenon. In the last days before her death, Nel called her sister. Jules didn’t pick up the phone, ignoring her plea for help. Now Nel is dead. They say she jumped. And Jules has been dragged back to the one place she hoped she had escaped for good, to care for the teenage girl her sister left behind. But Jules is afraid. So afraid. Of her long-buried mem...

The One Device : The Secret History of the iPhone - Brian Merchant

The secret history of the invention that changed everything and became the most profitable product in the world.Odds are that as you read this, an iPhone is within reach. But before Steve Jobs introduced us to 'the one device', as he called it, a mobile phone was merely what you used to make calls on the go.How did the iPhone transform our world and turn Apple into the most valuable company ever? Veteran technology journalist Brian Merchant reveals the inside story you won't hear from Cupertino...

Walking the Amazon - Stafford, E.

In April 2008, Ed Stafford began his attempt to become the first man ever to walk the entire length of the River Amazon. Nearly two and a half years later, he had crossed the whole of South America to reach the mouth of the colossal river. With danger a constant companion - outwitting alligators, jaguars, pit vipers and electric eels, not to mention overcoming the hurdles of injuries and relentless tropical storms - Ed's journey demanded extreme physical and mental strength. Often warned by nat...

The Wars of the Roses 04. Ravenspur - Conn Iggulden

Autor : Conn Iggulden, Witness the rise of the Tudors in the stunning conclusion to Conn Iggulden's powerful retelling of the Wars of the Roses.'An utterly compelling page-turner full of historical facts. A fascinating read' SunEngland, 1470. A divided kingdom cannot stand.King Edward of York has been driven out of England. Queen Elizabeth and her children tremble in sanctuary at Westminster Abbey. The House of Lancaster has won the crown, but York will not go quietly.Desperate to reclaim his t...

Carve the Mark - Rothová Veronica

Fans of Star Wars and Divergent will revel in internationally bestselling author Veronica Roth's first title in a stunning new science-fiction fantasy series. Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra's currentgift gives her pain and power - something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother's hand: she is resilient, quick on her feet, and smarter than he knows. Akos is from the peace-loving na...

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...

Carve the Mark - Veronica Rothová

Fans of Star Wars and Divergent will revel in internationally bestselling author Veronica Roth's first title in a stunning new science-fiction fantasy series. Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra's currentgift gives her pain and power - something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother's hand: she is resilient, quick on her feet, and smarter than he knows. Akos is from the peace-loving na...



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