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Dokonalá - Gilly Macmillanová

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Bestsellerová autorka Gilly Macmillanová přichází po Spálené obloze s novým znepokojujícím psychothrillerem. Pro všechny, kteří ji znají, je Zoe Maiseyová – dětský génius a hudební senzace – jednoduše dokonalá. Jenomže před několika lety zavinila Zoe tragédii. Svůj trest si odpykala a teď je zase volná. Matka a otčím ji a jejího nevlastního bratra všemožně podporují v jejich nadání ke hře na klavír. Ten den je čeká životní vystoupení. O půlnoci v.. Zistiť viac >>



Velká kniha traktorů John Deere - Don Macmillan

Velká kniha traktorů John Deere - Don Macmillan shop >>

Největší encyklopedie traktorů John Deere, Velká kniha traktorů John Deere, je historickým přehledem o výrobě těchto strojů od jejich počátku v roce 1892 až dodnes. Fotografie ukazují nádherně restaurované traktory a kombinují je s obrazy z archivů společnosti Deere. Další ilustrace obsahují vzácné původní prospekty a studiové fotografie hraček a modelů John Deere. Jestliže jste příznivec značky John Deere nebo traktorů všeobecně, vaše sbírka nemůže bý.. Zistiť viac >>



The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution - Robert Service

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In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated and the dynasty that had ruled an empire for three hundred years was forced from power by revolution. Now, on the hundredth anniversary of that revolution, Robert Service, the eminent historian of Russia, examines Nicholas's reign in the year before his abdication and the months between that momentous date and his death, with his family, in Ekaterinburg in July 1918. The story has been told many times, but Service's profound.. Zistiť viac >>



Spálená obloha - Gilly Macmillanová

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Stačí jen okamžik – a život se změní v peklo. A umí ho vykreslit nejen Gillian Flynnová... Rachel Jennerová zůstala na moment pozadu. Od té chvíle se její osmiletý syn Ben pohřešuje. Avšak co se vlastně onoho osudového odpoledne na jejich procházce v lese stalo? Rachel se zhroutí svět, navíc proti sobě poštve téměř celou veřejnost. Ani spolupráce s policií neprobíhá zrovna ideálně. Ubíhají minuty, hodiny, dny... neúprosně ukrajují šanci, že Ben je je.. Zistiť viac >>



A Farewell To Arms - Ernest Hemingway

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Frederic Henry is an American Lieutenant serving in the ambulance corps of the Italian army during the First World War. While stationed in northern Italy, he falls in love with Catherine Barkley, an English nurse. Theirs is an intense, tender and passionate love affair overshadowed by the war. Ernest Hemingway spares nothing in his denunciation of the horrors of combat, yet vividly depicts the courage shown by so many. In writing A Farewell to Arms, Hemingway was inspired by his own wartime expe.. Zistiť viac >>



Great Expectations - Charles Dickens

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One of Charles Dickens's most renowned and enjoyable novels, Great Expectations tells the story of Pip, an orphan boy who wishes to transcend his humble origins and finds himself unexpectedly given the opportunity to live a life of wealth and respectability. Over the course of the tale, in which Pip encounters such famous characters as Miss Havisham, Herbert Pocket and Joe Gargery, he comes to realise that his money is tainted and the girl he loves will not return his affections; happiness must .. Zistiť viac >>



Lord Peter Wimsey Investigates : Selected Short Stories

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Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.Lord Peter Wimsey, wealthy, charming and charismatic, is one of the most famous amateur detectives of the golden age of crime. This Macmillan Collector's Library Edition is edited and introduced by crime expert David Stuart Davies.The fifteen stories in this lively and witty collection are not only.. Zistiť viac >>



A Higher Loyalty : Truth, Lies, and Leadership - James Comey

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In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader. Mr. Comey served as director of the FBI from 2013 to 2017, appointed to the p.. Zistiť viac >>



King Henry V - William Shakespeare

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First staged in 1599, Shakespeare's history of Henry V's remarkable victory over the French at Agincourt and the subsequent peace between the two nations is also a study of war and kingship. From his wild youth, Henry comes to embody all of the kingly virtues: courage, justice, integrity and honour. Written at the end of the life of Elizabeth I, this inspirational, gripping play struck a chord in a time of uncertainty. This Macmillan Collector's Library edition is illustrated throughout by renow.. Zistiť viac >>



Hausfrau - new - Jill Essbaumová Alexander

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An extraordinary debut literary page-turner with echoes of Madame Bovary and Anna Karenina... Zistiť viac >>



Dubliners

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First published in 1914, Dubliners depicts middle-class Catholic life in Dublin at the start of the twentieth century. Themes within the stories include the disappointments of childhood, the frustrations of adolescence, and the importance of sexual awakening. James Joyce was twenty-five years old when he wrote this collection of short stories, among which 'The Dead' is probably the most famous. Considered at the time as a literary experiment, Dubliners contains moments of joy, fear, grief, love .. Zistiť viac >>



Frankenstein - Mary W.Shelleyová

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Frankenstein is the most famous novel by Mary Shelley: a dark parable of science misused. Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant but wayward scientist, builds a human from dead flesh. Horrified at what he has done, he abandons his creation. The hideous creature learns language and becomes civilized but society rejects him. Spurned, he seeks vengeance on his creator. So begins a cycle of destruction, with Frankenstein and his 'monster' pursuing each other to the extremes of nature until all vestiges of.. Zistiť viac >>



Silence: Film tie-in - Endo Shusaku

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With an introduction by Martin Scorsese 'One of the finest historical novels written by anyone, anywhere ...Flawless' - David Mitchell Father Rodrigues is an idealistic Portuguese Jesuit priest who, in the 1640s, sets sail for Japan on a determined mission to help the brutally oppressed Japanese Christians and to discover the truth behind unthinkable rumours that his famous teacher Ferreira has renounced his faith. Once faced with the realities of religious persecution Rodrigues himself is force.. Zistiť viac >>



The Little Prince : Colour Illustrations - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Little Prince : Colour Illustrations - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry shop >>

"The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart." After crash-landing in the Sahara Desert, a pilot encounters a little prince who is visiting Earth from his own planet. Their strange and moving meeting illuminates for the aviator many of life's universal truths, as he comes to learn what it means to be human from a child who is not.Antoine de Saint-Exupery's delightful The Little Prince has been translated into over 180 languages and sold over 80 .. Zistiť viac >>



A Midsummer Night´s Dream - William Shakespeare

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Gorgeous, strange and magical, A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps the best loved of Shakespeare's plays. A young woman flees Athens with her lover, only to be pursued by her would-be husband and her best friend. Unwittingly, all four find themselves in an enchanted forest where fairies and sprites soon take an interest in human affairs, dispensing love potions and casting mischievous spells. In this dazzling comedy, confusion ends in harmony, as love is transformed, misplaced, and - ultimately.. Zistiť viac >>



Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austenová

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A tour de force of wit and sparkling dialogue, Pride and Prejudice shows how the headstrong Elizabeth Bennet and the aristocratic Mr Darcy must have their pride humbled and their prejudices dissolved before they can acknowledge their love for each other. Jane Austen's best-loved novel is an unforgettable story about the inaccuracy of first impressions, the power of reason, and above all the strange dynamics of human relationships and emotions.Gorgeously illustrated by the celebrated Hugh Thomson.. Zistiť viac >>



A Room of One´s Own - Virginia Woolfová

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In this extraordinary essay, Virginia Woolf examines the limitations of womanhood in the early twentieth century. With the startling prose and poetic licence of a novelist, she makes a bid for freedom, emphasizing that the lack of an independent income, and the titular `room of one's own', prevents most women from reaching their full literary potential. As relevant in its insight and indignation today as it was when first delivered in those hallowed lecture theatres, A Room of One's Own remains .. Zistiť viac >>



The Portrait of a Lady - Henry James

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Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.Widely accepted as Henry James' great masterpiece, The Portrait of a Lady is a poignant and intense exploration of freedom and identity. This beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition features an introduction by Costa Award-winning author Colm Toibin.Intelligent, beautiful and vivacious, Isab.. Zistiť viac >>



Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass : Colour Illustrations

Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass : Colour Illustrations shop >>

It's a warm summer's afternoon when young Alice first tumbles down the rabbit hole and into the adventures in Wonderland that have kept readers spellbound for more than 150 years. Collected here are Lewis Carroll's two classics - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass - in which Alice encounters the laconic Cheshire Cat, the anxious White Rabbit and the terrifying Red Queen, as well as a host of other outlandish and charming characters. Brought to life by Sir John Tenniel.. Zistiť viac >>



Miss Jane - Brad Watson

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'As unexpectedly beguiling as it is affecting.' Daily Mail Since his award-winning debut collection of stories, Last Days of the Dog-Men, Brad Watson's work has been as melancholy, witty, strange, and lovely as any in America. Inspired by the true story of his own great-aunt, he explores the life of Miss Jane Chisolm, born in rural, early-twentieth-century Mississippi with a genital birth defect that would stand in the way of the central "uses" for a woman in that time and place - namely, sex an.. Zistiť viac >>



Black Beauty - Anna Sewell

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Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. This edition features illustrations by Cecil Aldin and an afterword by author and conservationist Lauren St John.Black Beauty enjoys a carefree upbringing in a pleasant meadow with his mother, where his gentle first master trains him well until he is reluctantly forced to sell him. Throughout his .. Zistiť viac >>



Tales of Mystery and Imagination - Edgar Alan Poe

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This collection of Poe's work contains some of the most exciting and haunting stories ever written. They range from the poetic to the mysterious to the darkly comic, yet all possess the genius for the grotesque that defines Poe's writing. They are peopled with neurotics and social outcasts, obsessed with nameless terrors or preoccupied with seemingly unsolvable mysteries. 'The Tell-Tale Heart' and 'The Fall of the House of Usher' are key works in the horror canon, while in the 'The Murders in th.. Zistiť viac >>



Lady Chatterley´s Lover - David Herbert Lawrence

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Connie's unhappy marriage to Clifford Chatterley is one scarred by mutual frustration and alienation. Crippled from wartime action, Clifford is confined to a wheelchair, while Connie's solitary, sterile existence is contained within the narrow parameters of the Chatterley ancestral home, Wragby. She seizes her chance at happiness and freedom when she embarks on a passionate affair with the estate's gamekeeper, Mellors, discovering a world of sexual opportunity and pleasure she'd thought lost to .. Zistiť viac >>



Moby-Dick

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On board the whaling ship Pequod a crew of wise men and fools, renegades and seeming phantoms is hurled through treacherous seas by crazed Captain Ahab, a man hell-bent on hunting down the mythic White Whale. Herman Melville transforms the little world of the whale ship into a crucible where mankind's fears, faith and frailties are pitted against a relentless fate. Teeming with ideas and imagery, and with its extraordinary intensity sustained by mischievous irony and moments of exquisite beauty,.. Zistiť viac >>



Dollars and Sense : Money Mishaps and How to Avoid Them - Dan Ariely

Dollars and Sense : Money Mishaps and How to Avoid Them - Dan Ariely shop >>

Blending humor and behavioral economics, the New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational delves into the truly illogical world of personal finance to help people better understand why they make bad financial decisions, and gives them the knowledge they need to make better ones. Why does paying for things often feel like it causes physical pain? Why does it cost you money to act as your own real estate agent? Why are we comfortable overpaying for something now just because we've o.. Zistiť viac >>



You Will Know Me - Megan Abbott

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Katie and her husband Eric have made their daughter Devon the centre of their world. Talented, determined, a rising gymnastics star, Devon is the focus of her parents' lives and the lynchpin of their marriage. There is nothing they wouldn't do for her. When a violent hit-and-run accident sends shockwaves through their close-knit community, Katie is immediately concerned for her daughter. She and Eric have worked so hard to protect Devon from anything that might distract or hurt her. That's what .. Zistiť viac >>



The Turn of the Screw and Owen Wingrave - Henry James

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Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. This edition of Henry James' classic ghost stories features an afterword by bestselling author and OBE, Kate MosseA young governess is employed to look after two orphaned siblings in a grand country house. Isolated and inexperienced, she's at first charmed by the children but gradually she suspect.. Zistiť viac >>



Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne

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Three adventurers set out to kill a sea monster, but all is not as it seems. Out in the vast expanse of the Pacific they find not a beast but a submarine - the Nautilus, an advanced craft captained by the enigmatic Captain Nemo. Captured and hauled aboard, they accompany him through coral reefs, shipwrecks, and ancient ruins. There they hunt sharks, and battle giant squid, not realising that the greatest danger is Nemo himself, who will stop at nothing in his quest for vengeance.Beautifully illu.. Zistiť viac >>



Alice in Wonderland Everlasting Diary - Rosemary Gray

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Beautifully illustrated throughout by Sir John Tenniel, the Alice in Wonderland Everlasting Diary is a delightful keepsake for old and new fans alike. It includes a page a day, but as the days are not named it can be used in any calendar year and is also perfect for keeping track of birthdays and anniversaries. Each entry also includes a delightful quote from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland or Through the Looking-Glass.With this elegant and handy diary, you can celebrate one of the world's best.. Zistiť viac >>



Pollyanna - Eleanor H. Porter

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Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.With its wonderfully infectious good cheer, Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter spawned a real-life `Glad' movement and endures today as a true classic of children's literature. This elegant Macmillan Collector's Library edition features an afterword by children's book critic Imogen Russell Williams.Whe.. Zistiť viac >>



The Last Mile

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Memories can be a real killer Melvin Mars awaits his fate on Death Row. He was one of America's most promising football stars until, aged twenty-years-old, he was arrested and convicted for the murder of his parents just as he was due to begin a very lucrative contract with the NFL. When Amos Decker, newly appointed special agent with the FBI, hears the news that Melvin was saved in the final seconds before his execution because someone has confessed to the killings, he persuades his boss to all.. Zistiť viac >>



Mansfield Park - Jane Austenová

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Aged ten, Fanny Price is sent to live with her wealthier relations, the Bertrams, at Mansfield Park. However, life there is not as she imagined. Treated with disdain by three of her cousins, she finds her only comfort in the kindness of the fourth, Edmund. As they grow, their friendship develops into romantic love - until the arrival of Henry Crawford and his charming sister Mary causes an emotional upheaval that no one in the family expects. With psychological insight and sparkling wit, Jane Au.. Zistiť viac >>



If Only They Could Talk - James Herriot

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This beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition of If Only They Could Talk features an afterword by Yorkshire Shepherdess and author Amanda Owen.To young James Herriot, fresh out of veterinary college, Yorkshire appears to offer an idyllic pocket of rural life in a rapidly changing world. But even life in the sleepy village of Darrowby has its challenges: from his new colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon, to herds of semi-feral cattle and gruff farmers with incomprehensible acc.. Zistiť viac >>



The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain

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Rather than be 'sivilized' by the Widow Douglas, Huckleberry Finn - the grubby but good-natured son of a local drunk - sets off with Jim, an escaped slave, to find freedom on the Mississippi river. With the law on their tail, they navigate a world of robbers, slave hunters and con men, and Huck must choose between what society says is 'right' and his own burgeoning understanding of Jim's friendship and humanity.Nostalgic and melancholy in equal measure, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark.. Zistiť viac >>



Cranford - Elizabeth Gaskellová

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Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. A rich, comic and illuminating portrait of life in a small town, Cranford has moved and entertained readers for generations. This edition features illustrations by the celebrated Hugh Thomson, and an introduction by Dr Josie Billington, a specialist in Victorian literature.The women of the small c.. Zistiť viac >>



Poems for Love - Gaby Morgan

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Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. Poems for Love features an introduction by bestselling author, and Romantic Novelist Association prize-winner, Joanna Trollope.There has always been love, and we have been writing poetry about it for over 4,000 years. A complex and truly timeless emotion, love - whether passion or heartbreak, infa.. Zistiť viac >>



The Secret Barrister : Stories of the Law and How It´s Broken

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"I'm a barrister, a job which requires the skills of a social worker, relationship counsellor, arm-twister, hostage negotiator, named driver, bus fare-provider, accountant, suicide watchman, coffee-supplier, surrogate parent and, on one memorable occasion, whatever the official term is for someone tasked with breaking the news to a prisoner that his girlfriend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea." Welcome to the world of the Secret Barrister. These are the stories of life inside the courtroom. Th.. Zistiť viac >>



The Awakening : & Other Stories - Kate Chopin

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Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. Readers and critics were scandalized by The Awakening when it was first published but it is now regarded as amongst the boldest and earliest of feminist fiction. It is published here with a selection of Chopin's strikingly perceptive short stories and introduced by Dr J. Michelle Coghlan, speciali.. Zistiť viac >>



Into Thin Air - Jon Krakauer

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Jon Krakauer's acclaimed account of a disastrous expedition on Mt Everest.. Zistiť viac >>



Tender is the Night - Francis Scott Fitzgerald

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Set in the South of France in the decade after the First World War, Tender is the Night explores the new world of moneyed leisure found by the first generation of idle-rich Americans to take refuge in the French Riviera, bracketed between the horrors of the Great War and the Great Depression to come. It is the story of a brilliant and magnetic psychiatrist named Dick Diver; the bewitching, wealthy, and dangerously unstable mental patient, Nicole, who becomes his wife; and the beautiful, harrowin.. Zistiť viac >>




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