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Star Wars Art

From Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston to Doug Chiang, Ryan Church, Iain McCaig, Erik Tiemens, and the next generation of animation and video-game artists, Star Wars Art: Concept collects, for the first time ever, the very best of Star Wars conceptual artwork. As curated by George Lucas, the artwork that helped bring the Star Wars Saga to life is revealed in all its glory, featuring conceptual and pre-production drawings and paintings from the Original Trilogy, the Prequel Trilogy, TV shows (Dro...

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Kings of War: Orcs - Warlord

Warlord je blister se speciální figurkou pro frakci Orcs válečné fantasy hry Kings of War, která představuje jednoho z brutálních orčích náčelníků ( bojpánů ), třímajícího velkou dvoubřitou obouruční sekeru. Miniatury jsou dodávány nenabarvené a nesestavené! As far as an Orc is concerned, might is right. He who hits hardest laughs longest, and all of their leaders have had to fight their way into their positions of power. A good Orc chief might last a decade or more, before age, infirmity or ol...

GOOD SOLDIER SVEJK AND HIS FORTUNES IN WORLD WAR - HASEK, J.

"Set in the Central Europe of old, this anti-war novel features a simple soldier whose determination to survive brings into question the powerful social and political institutions he confronts. A portrait of a ""little man"" waging his own war against authority, it becomes a satire on the old regime. "

Order of the Stick Volume 3: War and XPs

The Order of the Stick neboli Hůlkový řád je americký komiks od Riche Burlewa parodující fantasy hry na hrdiny. Publikace čítá 288 stran, je v angličtině. The epic battle between good and evil becomes more epic-y than ever in the third volume in The Order of the Stick story, War and XPs. Follow the continuing adventures of Roy, Haley, Elan, Durkon, Vaarsuvius, and Belkar as they persevere prophecies, revenge, true love, heroic battles, villainous treacheries, tragic falls, and one swingin party...

The Lemonade War (Lemonade War #1) - Jacqueline Davies

Fourth-grader Evan Treski is people-smart. He’s good at talking with people, even grownups. His younger sister, Jessie, on the other hand, is math-smart, but not especially good with people. So when the siblings’ lemonade stand war begins, there really is no telling who will win—or even if their fight will ever end. Brimming with savvy marketing tips for making money at any business, definitions of business terms, charts, diagrams, and even math problems, this fresh, funny, emotionally charged ...

The Lemonade War - Jacqueline Davies

The Lemonade War - Jacqueline Davies "For a full hour, he poured lemonade. The world is a thirsty place, he thought as he nearly emptied his fourth pitcher of the day." And I am the Lemonade King. Fourth-grader Evan Treski is people-smart. He s good at talking with people, even grownups. His younger sister, Jessie, on the other hand, is math-smart, but not especially good with people. So when the siblings lemonade stand war begins, there really is no telling who will win or even if their fight ...

The Good Soldier Svejk - Jaroslav Hašek

The Good Soldier Svejk - Jaroslav Hašek 'Listen, Svejk, are you really God's prize oaf?' 'Humbly report, sir,' Svejk answered solemnly. 'I am!' Drunkard, malingerer, oaf and possible genius - the story of Czech soldier Svejk and his misadventures in the First World War is one of the most hilarious and subversive satires on war ever written. A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin'...

The Good Soldier Svejk - Hašek Jaroslav

Features adventures of an ordinary soldier, who is either genuinely a total idiot or a genius pretending to be one - perhaps the greatest book to come out of the First World War, as Svejk tries with endless ingenuity to avoid getting to the trenches.

The Good Soldier Švejk - Jaroslav Hašek

The chaotic, hilarious adventures of an ordinary soldier, who is either genuinely a total idiot or a genius pretending to be one - perhaps the greatest book to come out of the First World War, as Švejk tries with endless ingenuity to avoid getting to the trenches. A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.

The Good Soldier Švejk - Jaroslav Hašek

Jaroslav Hašek's black satire, the inspiration for such works as Joseph Heller's Catch-22 Good-natured and garrulous, Švejk becomes the Austro-Hungarian army's most loyal Czech soldier when he is called up on the outbreak of the First World War - although his bumbling attempts to get to the front serve only to prevent him from reaching it. Playing cards, getting drunk and becoming a general nuisance, the resourceful Švejk uses all his natural cunning and genial subterfuge to deal with the doct...

The Good Soldier - Ford Madox Ford

With an Introduction and Notes by Sara Haslam, Department of English, The Open University. The Good Soldier is a masterpiece of twentieth-century fiction, an inspiration for many later, distinguished writers, including Graham Greene. Set before the First World War, it tells the tale of two wealthy and sophisticated couples, one English, one American, as they travel, socialise, and take the waters in the spa towns of Europe. They are 'playing the game', in style. That game has begun to unravel, ...

The Good Soldier - Ford Madox Ford

With an Introduction and Notes by Sara Haslam, Department of English, The Open University. The Good Soldier is a masterpiece of twentieth-century fiction, an inspiration for many later, distinguished writers, including Graham Greene. Set before the First World War, it tells the tale of two wealthy and sophisticated couples, one English, one American, as they travel, socialise, and take the waters in the spa towns of Europe. They are 'playing the game', in style. That game has begun to...

THE GOOD FAIRIES OF NEW YORK: WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NEIL G...

Morag and Heather, two eighteen-inch fairies with swords, green kilts and badly dyed hair fly through the window of the worst violinist in New York, an overweight and antisocial type named Dinnie, and vomit on his carpet. Who they are, how they came to New York and what this has to do with the lovely Kerry - who lives across the street, and has Crohn's Disease, and is making a flower alphabet - and what this has to do with the other fairies (of all nationalities) of New York, not to mention the...

The Lemonade Crime (Lemonade War #2) - Jacqueline Davies

Following the laws of our legal system, Evan and Jessie s fourth grade class concocts a courtroom on the playground, putting Scott Spencer, alleged thief, on trial. They create a legitimate courtroom with a judge, witnesses, a jury of their peers and surprising consequences. As she explores the difficulties of fairness, Jacqueline Davies once again reveals how good she is at understanding the complex emotions of children this age.

The Bell Bandit (Lemonade War #3) - Jacqueline Davies

Thethird installment ofthe popular Lemonade War series findssiblings Evan and Jessie Treski at their grandmother's Vermont housefor the holidays, solving another mystery. This one involves figuring outwho stole a cherished bell the whole neighborhoodgathers around to ring in the new year. Evan and Jessiealso come to grips with unsettling changes in theirgrandmother'sbehavior.Once again, Ms. Davies reveals how good she is at understanding the complex emotions of children age nine to twelve years...

Caliban´s War - Corey James S. A.

Caliban´s War - Corey James S. A. For someone who didn't intend to wreck the solar system's fragile balance of power, Jim Holden did a pretty good job of it. While Earth and Mars have stopped shooting each other, the core alliance is shattered. The outer planets and the Belt are uncertain in their new - possibly temporary - autonomy. Then, on one of Jupiter's moons, a single super-soldier attacks, slaughtering soldiers of Earth and Mars indiscriminately and reigniting the war. The race is on to...

The Magic Trap (Lemonade War #5) - Jacqueline Davies

Jessie and Evan Treski have waged a lemonade war, sought justice in a class trial, unmasked a bell thief, and stood at opposite ends over the right to keep secrets. Now they are creating a magic show a professional magic show, in their own backyard! They practice, they study, and they practice some more. And who shows up? Their father, who has done such a good job of disappearing over the past fewyears. Just as Evan and Jessie took on running a business in"The LemonadeWar"and a court of law in ...

The Good Soldier Svejk (Everyman´S Library Classics) - Jaroslav Hašek

An attack on war which broadens into a satire on the ANCIEN REGIME of the Austro-Hungarian empire, THE GOOD SOLDIER SVEJK recreates the age-old figure of the simple soldier whose sheer determination t

Good Strategy/Bad Strategy : The difference and why it matters - Rumelt Richard

Good Strategy/Bad Strategy : The difference and why it matters - Rumelt Richard When Richard Rumelt's Good Strategy/Bad Strategy was published in 2011, it immediately struck a chord, calling out as bad strategy the mish-mash of pop culture, motivational slogans and business buzz speak so often and misleadingly masquerading as the real thing. Since then, his original and pragmatic ideas have won fans around the world and continue to help readers to recognise and avoid the elements of bad st...

Good Strategy/Bad Strategy : The difference and why it matte...

When Richard Rumelt's Good Strategy/Bad Strategy was published in 2011, it immediately struck a chord, calling out as bad strategy the mish-mash of pop culture, motivational slogans and business buzz speak so often and misleadingly masquerading as the real thing. Since then, his original and pragmatic ideas have won fans around the world and continue to help readers to recognise and avoid the elements of bad strategy and adopt good, action-oriented strategies that honestly acknowledge the chall...

Good Strategy/Bad Strategy : The difference and why it matters - Rumelt Richard

When Richard Rumelt's Good Strategy/Bad Strategy was published in 2011, it immediately struck a chord, calling out as bad strategy the mish-mash of pop culture, motivational slogans and business buzz speak so often and misleadingly masquerading as the real thing. Since then, his original and pragmatic ideas have won fans around the world and continue to help readers to recognise and avoid the elements of bad strategy and adopt good, action-oriented strategies that honestly acknowledge the ...

Edge of Eternity - Ken Follett

The sweeping, passionate conclusion to Ken Follett's extraordinary historical epic, The Century Trilogy. In Fall of Giants and Winter of the World, Ken Follett followed the fortunes of five international families—American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh—as they made their way through the twentieth century. Now they come to one of the most tumultuous eras of all: the 1960s through the 1980s, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political movements, and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall, the Cub...

Slightly Out of Focus - Robert Capa

In 1942, a dashing young man who liked nothing so much as a heated game of poker, a good bottle of scotch, and the company of a pretty girl hopped a merchant ship to England. He was Robert Capa, the brilliant and daring photojournalist, and Collier's magazine had put him on assignment to photograph the war raging in Europe. In these pages, Capa recounts his terrifying journey through the darkest battles of World War II and shares his memories of the men and women of the Allied forces who befrie...

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain

Autor : Mark Twain, The Penguin English Library Edition of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 'I'm unfavorable to killin' a man as long as you can git around it; it ain't good sense, it ain't good morals. Ain't I right?' The original Great American Novel, an incomparable adventure story and a classic of anarchic humour, Twain's masterpiece sees Huckleberry Finn and Jim the slave escape their difficult lives by fleeing down the Mississippi on a raft. There, they find steamships, fe...

Dreams of Gods and Monsters - Taylor, L.

By way of a staggering deception, Karou has taken control of the chimaera rebellion and is intent on steering its course away from dead-end vengeance. The future rests on her, if there can even be a future for the chimaera in war-ravaged Eretz. Common enemy, common cause. When Jael's brutal seraph army trespasses into the human world, the unthinkable becomes essential, and Karou and Akiva must ally their enemy armies against the threat. It is a twisted version of their long-ago dream, and they ...

THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDS: A Record of Secret Service (Oxford ...

`About this coast... In the event of war it seems to me that every inch of it would be important, sand and all.' Executed in 1922 for his involvement in Irish republicanism, Childers in remembered most vividly for his ground-breaking spy novel, The Riddle of the Sands (1903). In spite of good prospects in the Foreign Office, the sardonic civil servant Carruthers is finding it hard to endure the emptiness and boredom of his life in London. He reluctantly accepts an invitation from a college frie...

Warhammer 40000 Conquest LCG: Gift of the Ethereals

Gift of the Ethereals je třetí válečné rozšíření (War Pack) pro živou karetní hru Warhammer 40000: Conquest ze série Warlord, které přidává 60 nových karet. Rozšíření je v angličtině. I have taken great pains not to laugh at the actions of aliens, nor to weep at them or to hate them, but to understand them. - Aun’shi, Tau Ethereal Fight for the cause of the greater good with the newest Conquest War Pack. This sixty-card expansion offers a full playset of each unit, support, event, and attachmen...

The Penelopiad : The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus - Margare...

For Penelope, wife of Odysseus, maintaining a kingdom while her husband was off fighting the Trojan war was not a simple business. Already aggrieved that he had been lured away due to the shocking behaviour of her beautiful cousin Helen, Penelope must bring up her wayward son, face down scandalous rumours and keep over a hundred lustful, greedy and bloodthirsty suitors at bay...And then, when Odysseus finally returns and slaughters the murderous suitors, he brutally hangs Penelope's twelve belo...

The Penelopiad : The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus - Atwood Margaret

For Penelope, wife of Odysseus, maintaining a kingdom while her husband was off fighting the Trojan war was not a simple business. Already aggrieved that he had been lured away due to the shocking behaviour of her beautiful cousin Helen, Penelope must bring up her wayward son, face down scandalous rumours and keep over a hundred lustful, greedy and bloodthirsty suitors at bay...And then, when Odysseus finally returns and slaughters the murderous suitors, he brutally hangs Penelope's twelve...

THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS - EVANS, G...

Product Description The Penguin Dictionary of International Relations provides an authoritative overview of this complex and constantly shifting subject. Ranging from the Arab–Israeli conflict to weapons of mass destruction, this is an indispensable and comprehensive guide to the events, organisations, theories and concepts that are shaping today’s global community. From the PublisherSome sample entries:LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDCs) This term has been used for some time within the United Nat...

Eagles: Long Road Out Of Eden (2CD): CD

Remember When Music Sounded This Good. neboli "Vzpomeň si, kdy muzika zněla takhle skvěle" Po dlouhých osmadvaceti letech se americká legenda The Eagles vrací s albem nového materiálu "Long Road Out of Eden". CD vychází jako dvojalbum za cenu jednoho disku. Prvním singlem z tohoto alba se stala skladba "How Long". The Eagles patří mezi nejúspěšnější rockové skupiny všech dob, celosvětově prodali více než 120 milionů alb. Track list:

In a Land of Paper Gods - Rebecca Mackenzie

Autor : Rebecca Mackenzie, Jiangxi Province, China, 1941Atop the fabled mountain of Lushan, celebrated for its temples, capricious mists and plunging ravines, perches a boarding school for the children of British missionaries. As her parents pursue their calling to bring the gospel to China's most remote provinces, ten-year-old Henrietta S. Robertson discovers that she has been singled out for a divine calling of her own.Etta is quick to share the news with her dorm mates, and soon even Big Bu...

The Penelopiad : The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus - Atwood Margaret

The Penelopiad : The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus - Atwood Margaret For Penelope, wife of Odysseus, maintaining a kingdom while her husband was off fighting the Trojan war was not a simple business. Already aggrieved that he had been lured away due to the shocking behaviour of her beautiful cousin Helen, Penelope must bring up her wayward son, face down scandalous rumours and keep over a hundred lustful, greedy and bloodthirsty suitors at bay...And then, when Odysseus finally re...

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...

The Age of Em : Work, Love and Life When Robots Rule the Ear...

Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled Earth like? Many think the first truly smart robots will be brain emulations or ems. Scan a human brain, then run a model with the same connections on a fast computer, and you have a robot brain, but recognizably human. Train an em to do some job and copy it a million times: an army of workers is at your disposal. When they can be made cheaply, within perhaps a century, ems will displace humans in most jobs. In this new economic era, ...

Doctor Sleep - King Stephen

The No.1 Bestseller in hardback now in mass market. KING returns to the characters and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining. An epic war between good and evil, a gory, gloriou

Doctor Sleep - Stephen King

The No.1 Bestseller in hardback now in mass market. KING returns to the characters and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining. An epic war between good and evil, a gory, gloriou

Doctor Sleep - King Stephen

The No.1 Bestseller in hardback now in mass market. KING returns to the characters and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining. An epic war between good and evil, a gory, gloriou

Dobrý voják Švejk- anglicky

An attack on war which broadens into a satire on the ANCIEN REGIME of the Austro-Hungarian empire, THE GOOD SOLDIER SVEJK recreates the age-old figure of the simple soldier whose sheer determination to survive brings into question the mighty social and political institutions he confronts. Set in a Central Europe which has long since vanished, Hasek's novel is nevertheless a timeless portrait of the 'little man' doughtily waging his own war against authority

Watchmen - Alan Moore

Autor : Alan Moore, In an alternate world where the Cold War is in full effect, the US won the Vietnam War and Nixon is still president, an unlikely group of reunited heroes have to test the limits of their convictions and ask themselves where the true line is between good and evil, when a murder mystery unfolds into a planet-altering conspiracy.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, Watchmen, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : 414

Star Wars: Battlefront: Twilight Company - Alex Freed

Autor : Alex Freed, A companion novel inspired by the videogame "Star Wars: Battlefront". This action-packed adventure follows a squad of soldiers caught in the trenches of the ultimate galactic war between good and evil.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, Star Wars: Battlefront: Twilight Company, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : 478

Anthem for Doomed Youth

, TWELVE SOLDIER POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WARLeading poet and former professor of English Literature, Jon Stallworthy, tells the story of the lives and work of twelve major poets of the First World War and provides selections of their best work. The 1914-18 war began with flag-waving, parades and poets inspired by glorious ideals. In part this reflected the national mood, but it revealed an almost universal failure to understand what modern mass warfare would really mean. The story of the 'war ...

COLLECTED STORIES - BASHEVIS SINGER, I.

Isaac Bashevis Singer's work explores humanity in all of its guises. This collection of forty-seven short stories, selected by Singer himself from across the whole of his career, brings together the best of his writing. From the supernatural 'Taibele and Her Demon' to the poignant 'The Unseen', and from gentle humour in 'Gimpel the Fool' to tragedy with 'Yentl the Yeshiva Boy', these tales explore good and evil, passion and restraint, religious fervour and personal failings, within the traditio...

CARPE JUGULUM - Pratchett Terry

Mightily Oats has not picked a good time to be a priest. He thought he'd come to the mountain kingdom of Lancre for a simple little religious ceremony. Now he's caught up in a war between vampires and witches, and he's not sure if there is a right side.

The Magic Trap - Davies Jacqueline

Jessie and Evan Treski have waged a lemonade war, sought justice in a class trial, unmasked a bell thief, and stood at opposite ends over the right to keep secrets. Now they are creating a magic show--a professional magic show, in their own backyard! They practice, they study, and they practice some more. And who shows up? Their father, who has done such a good job of disappearing over the past few years. Just as Evan and Jessie took on running a business in The Lemonade War and a court of law ...

My Friend the Mercenary - James Brabazon

He wanted a war. And, for his sins, he got one. James Brabazon was an ambitious young war reporter when he entered the chaos of the Liberian Civil War in 2002. Running with the infamous LURD rebels, he survived numerous deadly ambushes and a dramatic two-hundred-mile escape from Government troops through dense equatorial jungle. He even had a bounty put on his head. Surrounded by child soldiers, cannibals and ruthless rebels, Brabazon was accompanied by Nick du Toit, a South African mercenary w...

My Friend the Mercenary - Brabazon James

He wanted a war. And, for his sins, he got one. James Brabazon was an ambitious young war reporter when he entered the chaos of the Liberian Civil War in 2002. Running with the infamous LURD rebels, he survived numerous deadly ambushes and a dramatic two-hundred-mile escape from Government troops through dense equatorial jungle. He even had a bounty put on his head. Surrounded by child soldiers, cannibals and ruthless rebels, Brabazon was accompanied by Nick du Toit, a South African mercenary w...

Whisky Galore - Mackenzie, C.

It's 1943 and the war has brought rationing to the Hebridean islands of Great and Little Todday. When food is in short supply, it is bad enough, but when the whisky runs out, it looks like the end of the world. Morale is at rock bottom. George Campbell needs a wee dram to give him the courage to stand up to his mother and marry Catriona. The priest, the doctor and, of course, the landlord at the inn are all having a very thin time of it. There's no conversation, no jolity, no fun - until a ship...

Cowards [Zbabělci] - Josef Škvorecký

"The Cowards (1958)" is Josef Skvorecky's blackly comic tale of post-war politics that was immediately banned on publication. In 1945, in Kostelec, Danny is playing saxophone for the best jazz band in Czechoslovakia. Their trumpeter has just got out of a concentration camp, their bass player is only allowed in the band since he owns the bass, and the love of Danny's life is in love with somebody else. But Danny despairs most about the bourgeoisie patriots in his town playing at revolution in th...

The Iron King 7: The King Without a Kingdom - Druon Maurice

This was the original GAME OF THRONES' George R.R. Martin Available for the first time in English, THE KING WITHOUT A KINGDOM is the seventh and final volume of The Accursed Kings series. The reign of the Capetian kings has ended and John II, 'The Good', takes the throne. Under the leadership of this vain, cruel, incompetent monarch The Hundred Years War escalates and England and France begin to tear each other apart. Warring factions plunder the land, famine threatens the people...

Little Women (Collins Classics) - ALCOTT, L. M.

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Wouldn't it be fun if all the castles in the air which we make could come true and we could live in them?' A heart-warming tale of love, sisterhood and hardship during the New England Civil War, Little Women tells the story of the lovable March family. Meg, Beth, Jo and Amy try to support their mother at home while their father is away at war and enter into various scrapes and adventures as they do so. Alcott be...

CROSS ROADS - CAPEK, K.

"Written during and right after World War I, this volume pairs two short story collections from Karel Capek, considered one of the greatest Czech writers. The first collection, ""Wayside Crosses,"" presents an agonized and unsuccessful search for God and truth. These metaphysical tales are not about finding God as much as they are about discovering man's limitations, his terror and helplessness, and understanding the value of the ongoing search. The second collection, ""Painful Tales,"" contain...

Christmas Holiday: Vintage Christmas - W. Somerset Maugham

Autor : W. Somerset Maugham, 'Christmas Day together, father and mother and children'At the age of twenty-three, Charlie Mason is endowed with good looks, good manners and a happy disposition. Following three years at Cambridge and one in his father's business, he is now looking forward to a jaunt in Paris with Simon Fenimore, his oldest friend. Yet Paris is not what he expects and his young eyes are opened to the horror and ugly drama of its underworld. Published before the outbreak of war in ...

A Kill in the Morning - Graeme Shimmin

A Kill in the Morning - Graeme Shimmin 'I don't like killing, but I'm good at it. Murder isn't so bad from a distance, just shapes popping up in my scope. Close-up work though - a garrotte around a target's neck or a knife in their heart - it's not for me. Too much empathy, that's my problem. Usually. But not today. Today is different...' The year is 1955 and something is very wrong with the world. It is fourteen years since Churchill died and the Second World War ended. In occupied Europe, Bri...

Kill in the Morning - Graeme Shimmin

'I don't like killing, but I'm good at it. Murder isn't so bad from a distance, just shapes popping up in my scope. Close-up work though - a garrotte around a target's neck or a knife in their heart - it's not for me. Too much empathy, that's my problem. Usually. But not today. Today is different...' The year is 1955 and something is very wrong with the world. It is fourteen years since Churchill died and the Second World War ended. In occupied Europe, Britain fights a cold war against a nuclea...

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson

Autor : Robert Louis Stevenson, The Penguin English Library Edition of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 'All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil: and Edward Hyde, alone in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil' Published as a 'shilling shocker', Robert Louis Stevenson's dark psychological fantasy gave birth to the idea of the split personality. The story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange association with 'damnable young man' Edward Hyde; the hunt thr...

American Pastoral (Film Tie-in) - Roth, P.

‘Swede’ Levov is living the American dream. He glides through life sustained by his devoted family, his demanding yet highly rewarding (and lucrative) business, his sporting prowess, his good looks. He is the embodiment of thriving, post-war America, land of liberty and hope. Until the sunny day in 1968, when the Swede’s bountiful American luck deserts him. The tragedy springs from devastatingly close to home. His adored daughter, Merry, has become a stranger to him, a fanatical teenager capabl...

YOUNG JAMES BOND ADVENTURE: SILVERFIN - HIGSON, C.

FILE NOTE STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL - AUTHORISED PERSONNEL ONLY Subject: James Bond Age: 13 Description: dark hair that falls in a comma above his brow, despite efforts to control it; blue eyes; tall for age; surprisingly strong; fluent French, good German. Essential components: A villain so vile no white fluffy cat would go near him A girl - blond, green-eyed, named Wilder Lawless One fast car. Additional detail: Sinister experiments at a remote castle in the Scottish Highlands The disappearance o...

The Bell Bandit - Jacqueline Davies

The Bell Bandit - Jacqueline Davies Thethird installment ofthe popular Lemonade War series findssiblings Evan and Jessie Treski at their grandmother's Vermont housefor the holidays, solving another mystery. This one involves figuring outwho stole a cherished bell the whole neighborhoodgathers around to ring in the new year. Evan and Jessiealso come to grips with unsettling changes in theirgrandmother'sbehavior.Once again, Ms. Davies reveals how good she is at understanding the complex emotions ...

LITTLE WOMEN (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) - ALCOTT,...

Little Women has remained enduringly popular since its publication in 1868, becoming the inspiration for a whole genre of family stories. Set in a small New England community, it tells of the March family: Marmee looks after daughters in the absence of her husband, who is serving as an army chaplain in the Civil War, and Meg, Jo,Beth, and Amy experience domestic trials and triumphs as they attempt to supplement the family's small income. In the second part of the novel (sometimes known as Good ...

For Crying Out Loud - Clarkson, J.

"The publication of ""The World According to Clarkson"" in 2004 launched a multi-million-copy bestselling phenomenon. But to no avail. Jeremy's one-man war on crimes against common sense has not yet been won. And our hero's still scratching his head at the madness of it all. But it's not all bad. He's learned a little along the way, including: why binge drinking is good for you; the worst word in the English language; the remarkable secret of eternal youth; the pleasure and pain of middle-aged ...

The Cowards - Josef Škvorecký

The Cowards - Josef Škvorecký "The Cowards (1958)" is Josef Skvorecky's blackly comic tale of post-war politics that was immediately banned on publication. In 1945, in Kostelec, Danny is playing saxophone for the best jazz band in Czechoslovakia. Their trumpeter has just got out of a concentration camp, their bass player is only allowed in the band since he owns the bass, and the love of Danny's life is in love with somebody else. But Danny despairs most about the bourgeoisie patriots in his to...

Pathfinder Tales: The Wizard’s Mask

Anglicky psaný román z prostředí populární rpg hry Pathfinder, 432 stran, paperback. In the war-torn lands of Molthune and Nirmathas, where rebels fight an endless war of secession against an oppressive military government, the constant fighting can make for strange alliances. Such is the case for the man known only as The Masked, the victim of a magical curse that forces him to hide his face, and an escaped halfling slave named Tantaerra. Thrown together by chance, the two fugitives find thems...

The Iron King 7: The King Without a Kingdom - Maurice Druon

The Iron King 7: The King Without a Kingdom - Maurice Druon 'This was the original GAME OF THRONES' George R.R. Martin Available for the first time in English, THE KING WITHOUT A KINGDOM is the seventh and final volume of The Accursed Kings series. The reign of the Capetian kings has ended and John II, 'The Good', takes the throne. Under the leadership of this vain, cruel, incompetent monarch The Hundred Years War escalates and England and France begin to tear each other apart. Warring factions...

SPOOK COUNTRY - GIBSON, W.

What happens when old spies come out to play one last game? In New York a young Cuban called Tito is passing iPods to a mysterious old man. Such activities do not go unnoticed, however, in these early days of the War on Terror and across the city an ex-military man named Brown is tracking Tito's movements. Meanwhile in LA, journalist Hollis Henry is on the trail of Bobby Chombo, who appears to know too much about military systems for his own good. With Bobby missing and the trail cold, Hollis d...

Ancillary Mercy - Ann Leckie

Ancillary Mercy - Ann Leckie Ancillary Mercy is the stunning conclusion to the trilogy that began with Ancillary Justice, the only novel ever to win the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards. For a moment, things seemed to be under control for Breq, the soldier who used to be a warship. Then a search of Athoek Station's slums turns up someone who shouldn't exist and a messenger from the mysterious Presger empire arrives, as does Breq's old enemy, the divided, heavily armed, and possibly in...

At The Water's Edge - Gruen, S.

A gripping and poignant love story set in a remote village in the Scottish Highlands at the end of the Second World War. 'Unique and impeccably researched... the only fault I can find with this book is that I've already finished it' - Jodi Picoult After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year's Eve of 1944, Maddie and Ellis Hyde are cut off financially by Ellis's father, a former army Colonel who is already ashamed of his colour-blind son...

The Magic Trap - Jacqueline Davies

The Magic Trap - Jacqueline Davies Jessie and Evan Treski have waged a lemonade war, sought justice in a class trial, unmasked a bell thief, and stood at opposite ends over the right to keep secrets. Now they are creating a magic show a professional magic show, in their own backyard! They practice, they study, and they practice some more. And who shows up? Their father, who has done such a good job of disappearing over the past fewyears. Just as Evan and Jessie took on running a business in"The...

Ancillary Mercy - Ann Leckie

The stunning conclusion to the trilogy that began with the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke award-winning Ancillary Justice. For a moment, things seem to be under control for the soldier known as Breq. Then a search of Atheok Station's slums turns up someone who shouldn't exist - someone who might be an ancillary from a ship that's been hiding beyond the empire's reach for three thousand years. Meanwhile, a messenger from the alien and mysterious Presger empire arrives, as does Breq's enemy, ...

Star Wars LCG: Desperate Circumstances

Star Wars LCG: Desperate Circumstances je třetí Force Pack z příběhového cyklu Alliances pro karetní hru Star Wars: The Card Game. Rozšíření je v angličtině. I used to believe that being a good soldier meant doing everything they told you. That s how they engineered us. But we re not droids. We re not programmed. You have to learn to make your own decisions. -Captain Rex Desperate Circumstances is the third Force Pack in the Alliances cycle for Star Wars: The Card Game. As the Galactic Civil Wa...

The Full Catastrophe - Angelos James

A transporting, good-humored, and revealing account of Greece s dire troubles, reported from the mountain villages, idyllic islands, and hardscrabble streets that define the country today In recent years, small Greece, often associated with ancient philosophers and marble ruins, whitewashed villages and cerulean seas, has been at the center of a debt crisis that has sown economic and social ruin, spurred panic in international markets, and tested Europe s decades-old project of forging a closer...

Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs: The Definitive Pop-Up -...

Open this book and a massive T. REX springs out, flashing a startling jawful of jagged teeth. Turn the next spread and a ravishing raptor unfurls and appears to fly off the edge of the page. Inside the amazing ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS are "shield bearers" in full-body armor, creatures with frilly headgear, and weighty, long-necked giants. There are even amusing tidbits on the history of paleontology itself — like a pop-up version of a Victorian New Year's dinner in the belly of a di...

Antony And Cleopatra - Shakespeare William

Edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. Antony and Cleopatra is one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies: a spectacular, widely-ranging drama of love and war, passion and politics. Antony is divided between the responsibilities of imperial power and the intensities of his sexual relationship with Cleopatra. She, variously generous and ruthless, loving and jealous, petulant and majestic, emerges as Shakespeare's most complex...

Conspiracy - Parris, S. J.

Perfect for fans of C.J. Sansom and The Name of the Rose, the fifth historical thriller featuring Giordano Bruno, heretic, philosopher and spy. PARIS, 1585 A KING WITHOUT AN HEIR Heretic-turned-spy Giordano Bruno arrives in Paris to find a city on the edge of catastrophe. King Henri III lives in fear of a coup by the Duke of Guise and his fanatical Catholic League, and another massacre on the streets. A COURT AT WAR WITH GOD When Bruno’s old rival, Father Paul Lefevre is found murdered, Bruno i...

The Girl Who fell from the Sky - Simon Mawer

The Girl Who fell from the Sky - Simon Mawer The wonderful new novel from the Man Booker Prize shortlisted author of THE GLASS ROOMMarian Sutro is an outsider: the daughter of a diplomat, brought up on the shores of Lake Geneva and in England, half French, half British, naive yet too clever for her own good. But when she is recruited from her desk job by SOE to go undercover in wartime France, it seems her hybrid status - and fluent French - will be of service to a greater, more dangerous cause...

Oxford Bookworms Library New Edition 4 Little Women with Aud...

When Christmas comes for the four March girls, there is no money for expensive presents and they give away their Christmas breakfast to a poor family. But there are no happier girls in America than Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. They miss their father, of course, who is away at the Civil War, but they try hard to be good so that he will be proud of his 'little women' when he comes home. This heart-warming story of family life has been popular for more than a hundred years. The Oxford Bookworms Library...

A Feast for Crows - George R. R. Martin

HBO’s hit series A GAME OF THRONES is based on George R R Martin’s internationally bestselling series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A FEAST FOR CROWS is the fourth volume in the series. ‘When the writing is this good, it’s worth the wait’ Entertainment Weekly The Lannisters are in power on the Iron Throne. The war in the Seven Kingdoms has burned itself out, but in its bitter aftermath new conflicts spark to life. The Martells of Dorne and the Starks of ...

THE GIRL WHO FELL FROM THE SKY - MAWER, S.

Marian Sutro is an outsider: the daughter of a diplomat, brought up on the shores of Lake Geneva and in England, half French, half British, naive yet too clever for her own good. But when she is recruited from her desk job by SOE to go undercover in wartime France, it seems her hybrid status - and fluent French - will be of service to a greater, more dangerous cause. Trained in sabotage, dead-drops, how to perform under interrogation and how to kill, Marian parachutes into south-west France, he...

Girl Who Fell from the Sky - Simon Mawer

Marian Sutro is an outsider: the daughter of a diplomat, brought up on the shores of Lake Geneva and in England, half French, half British, naive yet too clever for her own good. But when she is recruited from her desk job by SOE to go undercover in wartime France, it seems her hybrid status - and fluent French - will be of service to a greater, more dangerous cause. Trained in sabotage, dead-drops, how to perform under interrogation and how to kill, Marian parachutes into south-west France, he...

Mr Mercedes - Stephen King

In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Without warning, a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up, and charging again. Eight people are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes. In another part of town, months later, a retired cop named Bill Hodges is still haunted by the unsolved crime. When he gets a crazed letter from someone who...

THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS (Collins Classics) - BUCHAN, J.

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘I snapped the switch, but there was nobody there. Then I saw something in the far corner which made me drop my cigar and fall into a cold sweat.’ When Richard Hannay is warned of an assassination plot that has the potential to take Britain into a war, and then a few days later discovers the murdered body of the American that warned him in his flat, he becomes a prime suspect. He flees to the moors of Scotland an...



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