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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 >>



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

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

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 >>



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 >>



Spálená obloha - Gilly Macmillanová

Spálená obloha - Gilly Macmillanová shop >>

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 >>



Emma - Jane Austenová

Emma - Jane Austenová shop >>

Oft-copied but never bettered, Jane Austen's Emma is a remarkable comedy of manners that follows the charming but insensitive Emma Woodhouse as she sets out on an ill-fated career of match-making in the little town of Highbury. Taking the pretty but dreary Harriet Smith as her subject, Emma creates misunderstandings and chaos as she tries to find Harriet a suitor, until she begins to realize it isn't the lives of others she must try to transform.Gorgeously illustrated by the celebrated Hugh Thom.. Zistiť viac >>



Black Beauty - Anna Sewell

Black Beauty - Anna Sewell shop >>

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 >>



Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

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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 >>



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 >>



The Tickle Book - Ian Whybrow

The Tickle Book - Ian Whybrow shop >>

Look out - there's a Ticklemonster about! And he's off to tickle all his animal friends, from the pigs on the farm to penguins at the zoo. Join Tom and Bear as they follow him on his adventures, but watch out - you might get tickled too! This fun board book features a laugh-out-loud text by Ian Whybrow that is full of witty rhymes and silly scenarios, and illustrations by Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo. Bursting with funny details, The Tickle Book has a flap to lift on every page, s.. Zistiť viac >>



A Shropshire Lad - A.E. Housman

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Evocative of `the blue remembered hills' of his youth, Alfred Edward Housman's A Shropshire Lad is a collection of sixty-three poems of extraordinary beauty and feeling. Set in a semi-imaginary pastoral Shropshire, Housman's verse considers the helplessness of man, the fragility of life and the terrible effects of war, against the background of an achingly beautiful countryside. Inspirational for generations of readers, A Shropshire Lad, with its sweeping themes of youth and love, has found its .. Zistiť viac >>



The Art of War - Sun Tzu

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This is a fresh, contemporary translation of Sun Tzu's The Art of War for the 21st century. As well as its historical importance, it is one of the most influential political and business books of our era. This edition rediscovers the essential clarity of the ancient masterpiece, cited by generals from a dozen Chinese dynasties, international business leaders, and modern military field manuals. It also contains a full commentary on Sun Tzu, the man and his ideas, contemporary of Confucius and Bud.. Zistiť viac >>



Love You Dead - Peter James

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An ugly duckling as a child, Jodie Bentley had two dreams in life - to be beautiful and rich. She's achieved the first, with a little help from a plastic surgeon, and now she's working hard on the second. Her philosophy on money is simple: you can either earn it or marry it. Marrying is easy, it's getting rid of the husband afterwards that's harder, that takes real skill. But hey, practice makes perfect ...Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is feeling the pressure from his superiors, his previou.. Zistiť viac >>



The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain shop >>

One of the most irrepressible and exuberant characters in the history of literature, Tom Sawyer explodes onto the page in a whirl of bad behaviour and incredible adventures. Whether he is heaving clods of earth at his brother, faking a gangrenous toe, or trying to convince the world that he is dead, Tom's infectious energy and good humour shine through.This beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer features an afterword by playwright and screenwriter Peter H.. 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 >>



The Hunchback of Notre-Dame - Victor Hugo

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Rejected by fifteenth-century Parisian society, the hideously deformed bell-ringer Quasimodo believes he is safe under the watchful eye of his master, the Archdeacon Claude Frollo. But after Quasimodo saves the beautiful Romani girl Esmeralda from the gallows and brings her to sanctuary in the cathedral, he and Frollo's mutual desire for her puts them increasingly at odds, before compassion and cruelty clash with tragic results.An emotionally stirring story, Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre-.. Zistiť viac >>



English Fairy Tales - F. A. Steel

English Fairy Tales - F. A. Steel shop >>

Fairy tales are written both to entertain and to educate. Published in the shadow of the First World War, F. A. Steel's retellings of forty-one English fairy tales form a classic collection of stories, ranging from the familiar - 'Jack and the Beanstalk', 'Little Red Riding-Hood' and 'The Three Little Pigs' - to the perhaps less well known - 'The Black Bull of Norroway', 'Nix Nought Nothing' and 'The Red Ettin'. Originally published in 1918, it reflects the nationalistic concerns of the period. .. 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 >>



It´s Not the End of the World - Judy Blume

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Karen's parents have always argued, and lately they've been getting worse. But when her father announces that they're going to get divorced, it seems as if Karen's whole world will fall apart. Her brother, Jeff, blames their mum. Her kid sister, Amy, asks impossible questions and is scared that everyone she loves is going to leave. Karen just wants her parents to get back together. Gradually, she learns that this isn't going to happen - and realizes that divorce is not the end of the world. It.. Zistiť viac >>



The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins

The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins shop >>

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. One of the great Victorian novels, The Moonstone has engrossed, entertained and enraptured readers since its first publication in 1868. This edition features an introduction by the renowned historian, journalist and author, Judith Flanders.Lady Verinder's uncle gives her the Moonstone - a magnific.. Zistiť viac >>



Cowboys and Aliens - J. D. Vingeová

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This book is based on the movie "Cowboys and Aliens" starring Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig. 1875, New Mexico Territory. A stranger with no memory of his past stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don't welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets unless ordered to do so by the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde. It's a town that lives in fear. Bu.. Zistiť viac >>



For Whom the Bell Tolls - Ernest Hemingway

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Inspired by his experiences as a reporter during the Spanish Civil War, Ernest Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls tells the story of Robert Jordan, an American volunteer in the International Brigades fighting to defend the Spanish Republic against Franco. After being ordered to work with guerrilla fighters to destroy a bridge, Jordan finds himself falling in love with a young Spanish woman and clashing with the guerrilla leader over the risks of their mission.One of the great novels of the twen.. Zistiť viac >>



This Census-Taker - China Mieville

This Census-Taker - China Mieville shop >>

In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a traumatic event. He tries - and fails - to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged parent, he dreams of safety, of joining the other children in the town below, of escape. When at last a stranger knocks at his door, the boy senses that his days of isolation might be over. But by what authority does this man keep the meticulous records he carries? What is the purpose behind his questions? Is he friend? Enemy? Or something else altog.. Zistiť viac >>



Miss Jane - Brad Watson

Miss Jane - Brad Watson shop >>

'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 >>



The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the greatest collection of detective stories ever written. From his residence at 221B Baker Street, Sherlock Holmes solves a series of baffling and bizarre cases, including those of a man terrified by the arrival of an envelope containing orange pips, and a woman whose fiance disappeared on his way to their wedding. Each story showcases the great detective's inimitable and extraordinary deductive powers, recounted to us by his faithful friend and coll.. Zistiť viac >>



A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson-Burnettová

A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson-Burnettová shop >>

When little Sara Crewe is brought from India to London to join Miss Minchin's school, she arrives a princess - cloaked in velvet and feathers, surrounded by extravagant affection. Then disaster strikes; her father dies and his business fails, and Sara is cast into poverty. Now a beggar, and used by the school for back-breaking work, she must depend on her imagination, and the kindness of strangers, to lift her above the misery of her circumstances. A dramatic reversal of the traditional 'rags to.. Zistiť viac >>



Hausfrau - new - Jill Essbaumová Alexander

Hausfrau - new - Jill Essbaumová Alexander shop >>

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



King Henry V - William Shakespeare

King Henry V - William Shakespeare shop >>

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 >>



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 >>



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 >>



Robinson Crusoe

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Shipwrecked off the coast of Trinidad, Robinson Crusoe - a young man with a thirst for adventure - finds himself washed up on a remote tropical island with nothing but a few tools and animals for company. Cast away for thirty years, he must battle cannibals, mutineers and the elements in a tale so convincing that many readers at the time believed it to be non-fiction. A true page-turner, Robinson Crusoe is one of the most enduring novels in the English language and its unique blend of extraordin.. Zistiť viac >>



Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austenová

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austenová shop >>

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 >>



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 >>



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 >>



Alice in Wonderland Everlasting Diary - Rosemary Gray

Alice in Wonderland Everlasting Diary - Rosemary Gray shop >>

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 >>



My Turn: The Autobiography - Johan Cruyff

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Johan Cruyff is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in football history. Throughout his playing career, he was synonymous with Total Football, a style of play in which every player could play in any position on the pitch. Today, his philosophy lives on in teams across Europe, from Barcelona to Bayern Munich and players from Lionel Messi to Cesc Fabregas. My Turn tells the story of Cruyff's life starting at Ajax, where he won eight national titles and three European Cups before moving .. 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 >>



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 >>



I´am Just No Good At Rhyming - Chris Harris

I´am Just No Good At Rhyming - Chris Harris shop >>

Smart and sweet, wild and wicked, brilliantly funny - it's everything a book for kids should be" BJ Novak, actor and bestselling author of The Book With No Pictures Forget what you think you know about poetry - this is something totally different. Chris Harris's I'm Just No Good At Rhyming combines wit, wordplay and nonsense with visual and verbal tricks to make you look at the world in a new and wonderfully upside-down way, reminiscent of Shel Silverstein. This entirely unique collection offers.. 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 >>



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

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

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 >>




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