Wishes Under The Willow Tree
Wishes Under The Willow Tree

In the small village of Noon Sun, Benedict and Estelle thought they d found their happy ever after. But, unable to have the children they ve longed for, their marriage has hit the rocks and Estelle has moved out. Devastated but unwilling to accept defeat, jeweller Benedict vows to win her back he just doesn t know how.The unexpected and uninvited arrival of his estranged sixteen-year-old niece, Gemma, is the last thing he needs. But when a decades old secret is brought to light, Benedict and Estelle realise they re not the only ones


Never Let You Go
Never Let You Go

She thought she'd escaped him forever. But will he ever let her go Eleven years ago, Lindsey Nash fled into the night with her young daughter, leaving an abusive relationship behind. Her ex-husband ended up in jail and Lindsey started a new life.Now, Lindsey is older, wiser and believes she has cut all ties with the past. But when Andrew is released from prison, strange things start happening. Lindsey's new boyfriend is threatened, her home invaded and her daughter followed.Her ex-husband denies all knowledge, but Lindsey is convinced he's responsible. Because, after all, who else could it be...


The Women of Baker Street
The Women of Baker Street

As Sherlock and Watson return from the famous Hound of the Baskervilles case, Mrs Hudson and Mary must face their own Hound, in the swirling fog of Victorian London . When Mrs Hudson falls ill, she is taken into a private ward at St Barts hospital. Perhaps it is her over-active imagination, or her penchant for sniffing out secrets, but as she lies in her bed, slowly recovering, she finds herself surrounded by patients who all have some skeletons in their closets. A higher number of deaths than usual seem to occur on this ward. On her very first night


The Truth An Uncomfortable Book
The Truth An Uncomfortable Book

Neil Strauss didn't. The New York Times journalist made a name for himself advocating freedom, sex and opportunity as author of The Game -- with intimacy and long-term commitment taking a back seat. That is, until he met the woman who forced him to ask the questions that men and women are asking themselves every day - Is it natural to be faithful to one person for life .- Do alternatives to monogamy lead to better relationships and greater happiness .- Can you keep passion and romance from fading over time Strauss set out


The Sparsholt Affair
The Sparsholt Affair

In October 1940, the handsome young David Sparsholt arrives in Oxford. A keen athlete and oarsman, he at first seems unaware of the effect he has on others particularly on the lonely and romantic Evert Dax, son of a celebrated novelist and destined to become a writer himself. While the Blitz rages in London, Oxford exists at a strange remove an ephemeral, uncertain place, in which nightly blackouts conceal secret liaisons. Over the course of one momentous term, David and Evert forge an unlikely friendship that will colour their lives for decades to come...Man Booker Prize-winning author


Shopaholic to the Rescue
Shopaholic to the Rescue

Becky Brandon nee Bloomwood is on a major rescue mission! Hollywood was full of surprises, and now shes on a road trip to Las Vegas to help her friends and family. Shes determined to get to the bottom of why her dad has mysteriously disappeared, help her best friend Suze and even bond with Alicia Bitch Long-legs maybe... .As Becky discovers just how much her friends and family need help, she comes up with her biggest, boldest, most brilliant plan yet! So can she save the day just when they need her most


Dickens David Copperfield
Dickens David Copperfield

Dickens wrote of David Copperfield Of all my books I like this the best. Millions of readers in almost every language on earth have subsequently come to share the authors own enthusiasm for this greatly loved classic, possibly because of...


A Tramp Abroad
A Tramp Abroad

Mark Twain 1835 1910 was an American writer, journalist, and publisher. Among his most famous novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Most of his finest work includes many genres such as humor, satire, and philosophical fiction. A Tramp Abroad is a semi-autobiographical work of travel literature genre. The book tells the story of Twain's exciting journey through central and southern Europe accompanied by a fictional character named Harris, based on Mark's closest friend, Joseph Twichell.


A Street Cat Named Bob
A Street Cat Named Bob

When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London and the last thing he needed was a pet. Soon the two were inseparable and their diverse, comic and occasionally dangerous adventures would transform both their lives, slowly healing the scars of each other's troubled pasts.........................................................................


Tin Man
Tin Man

ШОРТ-ЛИСТ ПРЕМИИ КОСТА РОМАН 2017. It begins with a painting won in a raffle fifteen sunflowers, hung on the wall by a woman who believes that men and boys are capable of beautiful things. And then there are two boys, Ellis and Michael, who are inseparable.And the boys become men, and then Annie walks into their lives, and it changes nothing and everything.Tin Man sees Sarah Winman follow the acclaimed success of When God Was A Rabbit and A Year Of Marvellous Ways with a love letter to human kindness and friendship, loss and living.


The Stolen Child
The Stolen Child

Zoe and Ollie Morley tried for years to have a baby and couldn't. They turned to adoption and their dreams came true when they were approved to adopt a little girl from birth. They named her Evie. Seven years later, the family has moved to Yorkshire and grown in number a wonderful surprise in the form of baby Ben. As a working mum it's not easy for Zoe, but life is good. But then Evie begins to receive letters and gifts. The sender claims to be her birth father. He has been looking for his daughter. And now he


Faces of History or History
Faces of History or History

Пособие состоит из шести разделов, каждый из которых дает представление о духовной жизни разных эпох. Структура уроков предполагает поэтапное овладение лексикой, расширение культуроведческой компетенции и, в конечном счете, формирует умение извлекать из текста максимум необходимой смысловой и лингвистической информации. При составлении пособия использовались аутентичные тексты. Издание рассчитано на 50-60 аудиторных и самостоятельных занятий. Для студентов и аспирантов гуманитарных вузов, преподавателей средних и высших учебных заведений. Издание на английском языке...


The Last Light of the
The Last Light of the

From the multiple award-winning author of Ysabel, Tigana and A Song for Arbonne, this powerful, moving saga evokes the Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, and Norse cultures of a thousand years ago. There is nothing soft or silken about the north. The lives of men and women are as challenging as the climate and lands in which they dwell. For generations, the Erlings of Vinmark have taken their dragon-prowed ships across the seas, raiding the lands of the Cyngael and Anglcyn peoples, leaving fire and death behind. But times change, even in the north, and in a tale woven with consummate artistry, people


Bob No Ordinary Cat
Bob No Ordinary Cat

James Bowen was a homeless musician, busking on the streets of London to survive. But the moment he met an injured stray cat with ginger fur and big green eyes, his life began to change. Together James and Bob the cat faced the world - and won.


Never Let You Go
Never Let You Go

She thought she'd escaped him forever. But will he ever let her go Eleven years ago, Lindsey Nash fled into the night with her young daughter, leaving an abusive relationship behind. Her ex-husband ended up in jail and Lindsey started a new life.Now, Lindsey is older, wiser and believes she has cut all ties with the past. But when Andrew is released from prison, strange things start happening. Lindsey's new boyfriend is threatened, her home invaded and her daughter followed.Her ex-husband denies all knowledge, but Lindsey is convinced he's responsible. Because, after all, who else could it be...


The Best American Comics 2014
The Best American Comics 2014

The Best American Comics showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming contributors and highlights both fiction and nonfiction from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, minicomics, and the Web to make a unique, stunning collection.


The English Ghost
The English Ghost

Издание на английскои языке.


The Alchemist and Other Stories
The Alchemist and Other Stories

Howard Lovecraft was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Despite the fact that he was virtually unknown before he died, today he is known as the most influential author in his genre. The Alchemist and Other Stories is a collection of wonderful short stories such as The Beast in the Cave , The Alchemist , Polaris and others. These stories, full of mystery and fantastic creatures, have captured the minds of readers all over the world..


Be Frank with Me
Be Frank with Me

Meet Frank - he isn't like other kids. Intrepid explorer, sartorial connoisseur he's as strange as he is brilliant. But Frank discovers the hard way that people don't like brilliant and they hate strange. What Frank longs for - aside from a father - is a friend.Meet Mimi - a reclusive literary legend and mother to Frank. Mimi has been holed up in her Bel Air mansion for years, keeping her secrets and hiding Frank from a cruel world. Until Alice.Meet Alice - the level-headed young woman charged with looking after Mimi's unusual son. In so doing, Alice discovers


The Lingard Trilogy
The Lingard Trilogy

Almayer s Folly was Conrad s outstanding debut novel as well as exploring the culture of a part of the world previously unknown to English fiction, it showed immense sophistication in its handling of narrative, time-shifts and point of view. Hailed as a writer of genius by contemporary reviewers, Conrad returned to the same riverine settlement in Borneo in his second novel, An Outcast of the Islands. Set some 15 years earlier, this prequel to Almayer s Folly tells how Lingard lost his monopoly of trade in Sambir, and follows the dangerous rivalry of his proteges Willems


A Blade So Black
A Blade So Black

The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she's trained to battle monstrous creatures in the dark dream realm known as Wonderland with magic weapons and hardcore fighting skills. Yet even warriors have a curfew.Life in real-world Atlanta isn't always so simple, as Alice juggles an overprotective mom, a high-maintenance best friend, and a slipping GPA. Keeping the Nightmares at bay is turning into a full-time job. But when Alice's handsome and mysterious mentor is poisoned, she has to find the antidote by venturing deeper into Wonderland than she s ever gone before. And she'll


The Picturegoers
The Picturegoers

Welcome to the Palladium, Brickley. Once the grandest music-hall south of the river, now its peeling foyer is home to stale popcorn, a depressed manager, and a cast of disparate picturegoers who touch and shape each other s destinies. Amongst them is Mark, the cynical intellectual who seeks sensuality and finds spirituality Clare, his girlfriend, who loses faith and discovers passion Father Kipling, the scandalized priest and Harry, the sexually frustrated Teddy boy.In his astutely observed first novel, David Lodge ushers in a congregation of characters whose hopes, confusions and foibles play out alongside the celluloid fantasies


Inhumans Once and Future Kings
Inhumans Once and Future Kings

A king in training. A brother destined for madness. Journey back in time with superstar writer Christopher Priest and witness the early days of the Boltagon legacy! When the king of the Inhumans is attacked, young Black Bolt and Maximus spring into action to save their leader! But when Black Bolt loses control, what are the consequences for his future kingdom - and his own family It's a pivotal moment in Black Bolt and Maximus' lives...and a turning point for the entire Inhuman race! Plus, the teleporting dog has his day as Lockjaw stars in his own uncanny adventures!...............


Sex And The City
Sex And The City

Bushnells beat is that demi-monde of nightclubs, bars, restaurants and parties where the rich come into contact with the infamous, the famous with the wannabes and the publicity-hungry with the gossip-peddlers EVENING STANDARD.Wildly funny, unexpectedly poignant, wickedly observant, SEX AND THE CITY blazes a glorious, drunken cocktail trail through New York, as Candace Bushnell, columnist and social critic par excellence, trips on her Manolo Blahnik kitten heels from the Baby Doll Lounge to the Bowery Bar. An Armistead Maupin for the real world, she has the gift of assembling a huge and irresistible cast of freaks and wonders, while remaining


Dubliners
Dubliners

Perhaps the greatest short story collection in the English language, James Joyce s Dubliners is both a vivid and unflinching portrait of dear dirty Dublin at the turn of the twentieth century and a moral history of a nation and a people whose golden age has passed..


The Restaurant at the End
The Restaurant at the End

Thirty years of celebrating the comic genius of Douglas Adams... If you ve done six impossible things this morning, why not round it off with breakfast at Milliaways, the Restaurant at the end of the Universe Which is exactly what the crew of the Heart of Gold plan to do. There s just the small matter of escaping the Vogans, avoiding being taken to the most totally evil world in the Galaxy and teaching a space ship how to make a proper cup of tea. And did anyone actually make a reservation Volume Two in the Trilogy of


LaRose
LaRose

Late summer in North Dakota, 1999 Landreaux Iron stalks a deer along the edge of the property bordering his own. He shoots with easy confidence but only when he staggers closer does he realise he has killed his neighbour's son.Dusty Ravich, the deceased boy, was best friends with Landreaux's five-year-old son, LaRose. The two families have been close for years and their children played together despite going to different schools. Landreaux is horrified at what he's done fighting off his longstanding alcoholism, he ensconces himself in a sweat lodge and prays for guidance. And there he discovers an


Small g A Summer Idyll
Small g A Summer Idyll

At the 'small g', a Zurich bar known for its not exclusively gay clientele, the lives of a small community are played out one summer.Rickie Markwalder is a designer whose lover Petey was brutally murdered. Rickie and his performing dog Lulu are regulars at the bar, as are vindictive Renate, a seamstress, and her teenage apprentice Luisa. Into their lives comes Teddie, impressionable and beautiful, and a catalyst for the series of events that will change everything...............


The Wisdom of Psychopaths
The Wisdom of Psychopaths

In this groundbreaking adventure into the world of psychopaths, renowned psychologist Kevin Dutton reveals a shocking truth beneath the hype and the popular characterisation, psychopaths have something to teach us.


Forsyte saga The man of
Forsyte saga The man of

Сага о Форсайтах. Собственник Книга для чтения на английском языке.


The Martian
The Martian

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.. .


You Belong To Me
You Belong To Me

Fleeing the terrors of her former life, Isabel has left England, and at last is beginning to feel safe.Then a letter shatters her world, and she returns home determined not to let fear rule her life any more.But shes unable to shake off the feeling that someone who knows her better than she knows herself may be following her. Watching. Waiting.Ready to step back into her life and take control all over again.


Monsoon Summer
Monsoon Summer

Oxfordshire, 1947. Exhausted by the war and nursing a tragic secret, Kit Smallwood throws herself into helping her godmother Daisy set up a charity sending midwives to India, a plan fraught with danger.Then Kit meets Anto, a trainee doctor from India nearing the end of his English education, and falls utterly in love. Marriage should be the easiest thing in the world, but when Anto informs his family that he is shortly to return home with an English bride, his parents are appalled.Despite being Anglo-Indian herself, Kit's own mother is equally horrified. She has spent most of her life trying


Luck of the Draw
Luck of the Draw

Bryce is summoned to Xanth as part of a wager between the Demons Earth and Xanth. To his surprise, he has left behind his home and family and eighty-year-old body forever, in exchange for youth and magic and a quest. He must court and marry Princess Harmony, who is anything but willing to be courted


Filth
Filth

Suitable only for persons of strong constitution. Contains Drug use, Perversion, Murder, Sexism, Racism and a tapeworm.


The Sacrifice
The Sacrifice

New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates returns with an incendiary novel that illuminates the tragic impact of sexual violence, racism, brutality, and power on innocent lives and probes the persistence of stereotypes, the nature of revenge, the complexities of truth, and our insatiable hunger for sensationalism.


The Lauras
The Lauras

As Ma and Alex make their way from Virginia to California, each new state prompts stories and secrets of a life before Alex. Together they put to rest unsettled scores, heal old wounds, and search out lost friends. But Alex can't forget the life they've left behind..


The Lost Order
The Lost Order

The Knights of the Golden Circle was the largest and most dangerous clandestine organization in American history. It amassed billions in stolen gold and silver, all buried in hidden caches across the United States. Since 1865 treasure hunters have searched, but little of that immense wealth has ever been found. Now, one hundred and sixty years later, two factions of what remains of the Knights of the Golden Circle want that lost treasure - one to spend it for their own ends, the other to preserve it. Thrust into this battle is former Justice Department agent Cotton Malone, whose connection


Under a Pole Star
Under a Pole Star

Flora Mackie was twelve when she first crossed the Arctic Circle on her father's whaling ship. Now she is returning to the frozen seas as head of her own expedition of exploration.Jakob de Beyn was raised in Manhattan but his yearning for new horizons leads him to the Arctic as part of a rival expedition. When he and Flora meet there is an instant connection that slowly builds to become an all-consuming love. The affair survives the growing tensions between the two groups. Then, after one last glorious summer on the Greenland coast, Jakob joins his leader on an extended


The Five Orange Pips and
The Five Orange Pips and

He is the Napoleon of crime, Watson... He sits motionless, like a spider in the centre of its web, but that web has a thousand radiations, and he knows well every quiver of each of them Sherlock Holmes, scourge of criminals everywhere, whether they be lurking in London's foggy backstreets or plotting behind the walls of an idyllic country mansion, and his faithful colleague Dr Watson, solve these breathtaking and perplexing mysteries. In Arthur Conan Doyle's The Five Orange Pips and Other Cases we encounter some of his most famous and devilishly difficult problems. The Penguin English Library includes 100


Doctor Who Touched by an
Doctor Who Touched by an

In 2003, Rebecca Whitaker died in a road accident. Her husband Mark is still grieving. Then he receives a battered envelope, posted eight years ago, containing a set of instructions and a letter with a simple message You can save her. Later that night, while picking up a takeaway, Mark glances at a security monitor - to see himself, standing in the restaurant in grainy black and white. And behind him there's a stone statue of an angel. Covering its eyes, as though weeping... except, when Mark turns, there's nothing there. As Mark is given the chance


Miss Smilla s Feeling For
Miss Smilla s Feeling For

One snowy day in Copenhagen, six-year-old Isaiah falls to his death from a city rooftop.The police pronounce it an accident. But Isaiah's neighbour, Smilla, suspects murder.She embarks on a dangerous quest to find the truth, following a path of clues as clear to her as footsteps in the snow.................................


Spider-Man Deadpool Volume 4
Spider-Man Deadpool Volume 4

The adventures of your favorite duo in comic books continue, and this time Spider-Man and Deadpool have decided NOT TO BE FUNNY ANYMORE ! What could have possibly driven our two heroes to take the funny outta their own funny book And just what the heck has SLAPSTICK got to do with it ! When the villainous ARCADE decides to build a second, even deadlier Murderworld in Madripoor, he kidnaps Spider-Man and forces him to be the park's first guest!..............


Lord of Emperors
Lord of Emperors

The thrilling sequel to Sailing To Sarantium and the concluding novel of The Sarantine Mosaic, Kay's sweeping tale of politics, intrigue and adventure inspired by ancient Byzantium. Beckoned by the Emperor Valerius, Crispin, a renowned mosaicist, has arrived in the fabled city of Sarantium. Here he seeks to fulfill his artistic ambitions and his destiny high upon a dome that will become the emerror's magnificent sanctuary and legacy. But the beauty and solitude of his work cannot protect his from Sarantium's intrigue. Beneath him the city swirls with rumors of war and conspiracy, while otherworldly fires mysteriously flicker and disappear


The Plays Пьесы
The Plays Пьесы

В книге представлены пьесы Оскара Уайльда Вера, или Нигилисты 1880 , Герцогиня Падуанская 1883 , Веер леди Уиндермир 1892 , Женщина, не стоящая внимания 1893 , Идеальный муж 1895 , Как важно быть серьезным ок. 1895 , Саломея 1891 , Святая блудница, или Женщина, покрытая драгоценностями 1908 , Флорентийская трагедия 1908 . Все произведения даны на языке оригинала. Знакомство с оригиналами творений классиков зарубежной литературы, науки, искусства поможет сегодняшним студентам составить более точное


The Women of Baker Street
The Women of Baker Street

As Sherlock and Watson return from the famous Hound of the Baskervilles case, Mrs Hudson and Mary must face their own Hound, in the swirling fog of Victorian London . When Mrs Hudson falls ill, she is taken into a private ward at St Barts hospital. Perhaps it is her over-active imagination, or her penchant for sniffing out secrets, but as she lies in her bed, slowly recovering, she finds herself surrounded by patients who all have some skeletons in their closets. A higher number of deaths than usual seem to occur on this ward. On her very first night


The Invisible Crowd
The Invisible Crowd

One of the Guardian s Readers Books of the Year.Long listed for Not the Booker Prize.Awarded the Victor Turner Prize in 2018.2nd March 1975.In Asmara, Eritrea, Yonas Kelati is born into a world of turmoil. At the same time, on the same day, Jude Munroe takes her first breath in London, England.Thirty Years Later.Blacklisted in his war-ravaged country, Yonas has no option but to flee his home. After a terrible journey, he arrives on a bleak English coast.By a twist of fate, Yonas asylum case lands on Jude s desk. Opening the file, she finds a patchwork of


Heart And Science
Heart And Science

Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. Heart and Science turns on the fate of the orphaned Carmina Graywell, who is left in the charge of her aunt and guardian Mrs. Gallilee when her fiance is forced to take an extended trip to Canadas drier climes in order to recover his health, Over the issue of her inheritance Mrs. Gallilee schemes to manipulate, control and ultimately destroy the naive but strong-willed Carmina.


Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451

451 по Фаренгейту - температура, при которой воспламеняется и горит бумага. Философская антиутопия Брэдбери рисует беспросветную картину развития постиндустриального общества это мир будущего, в котором все письменные издания безжалостно уничтожаются.


The Kempton - Wace Letters
The Kempton - Wace Letters

Jack London was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. The Kempton-Wace Letters is an epistolary novel written by Jack London and Anna Strunsky. It consists of philosophical thoughts on love and relationships, written as a series of letters between two men, young scientist Herbert Wace, and a poet Dane Kempton..


Under the Lilacs
Under the Lilacs

Луиза Мэй Олкотт - известная американская писательница XIX века чьи романы читаемы и любимы до сих пор. Дом под сиренями - это трогательная история о сбежавшем из цирка мальчике Бене Брауне. По воле судьбы он попадает в удивительный дом миссис Мосс и е домочадцев, которые окружают мальчика любовью и пониманием... Бен начинает ценить дружбу и преданность, переживать радостные и трудные минуты вместе..Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале


Darkness and Glory Сборник стихов
Darkness and Glory Сборник стихов

Эмили Бронте - это одна из самых ярких английских поэтесс и писательниц XIXвека, средняя из сест р Бронте, произведения которой отличаются глубоким психологизмом и живостью повествования. В сборнике Радостно славы и тьмы единенье собраны лучшие стихотворения автора, которые не оставляют равнодушными читателей во вс м мире. Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!.


Death in Oslo
Death in Oslo

Can the US president really just disappear into thin air... Helen Bentley, the first female of the United States, has been kidnapped on a state visit to Norway it is up to the FBI and the Norwegian police to work together to find her. But their enemy is far more powerful than they could ever imagine.The President's abduction represents the biggest threat to homeland security since 9/11. However, as Johanne Vik assists on the investigation she learns that the private life of President Bentley is also under attack. There are those who would stop at nothing to destroy the


Boon The Mind of The
Boon The Mind of The

Herbert George Wells 1866-1946 was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, but he is now best remembered for his science fiction novels. Boon is a work of literary satire. It is best known for its part in Wells's debate on the nature of literature with Henry James, who is caricatured in the book, but here Wells also mocks himself, calling into question and ridiculing a notion he held dear that of humanity's collective consciousness.


Deadliest Animals Lev 3
Deadliest Animals Lev 3

Издание на английскои языке.


The History of the Spiritualism
The History of the Spiritualism

Arthur Conan Doyle 1859 1930 was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. After the event of World War I, the famous writer drew almost all his attention towards spiritualism. The History of Spiritualism is one of the most extended of Doyle's nonfictional works advocating this teaching. It contains a huge amount of essays on this topic, considering the many different aspects of this phenomenon.


We Come Apart
We Come Apart

YA stars Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan join forces to break readers hearts in this contemporary story of star-crossd lovers. Jess would never have looked twice at Nicu if her friends hadnt left her in the lurch. Nicu is all big eyes and ill-fitting clothes, eager as a puppy, even when theyre picking up litter in the park for community service. Hes so not her type. Appearances matter to Jess. Shes got a lot to hide.Nicu thinks Jess is beautiful. His dad brought Nicu and his mum here for a better life, but now all they talk about is going


The Art of War
The Art of War

Designed to appeal to the book lover, 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 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


Fragile Things
Fragile Things

Let me tell you stories of the months of the year, of ghosts and heartbreak, of dread and desire. Or after-hours drinking and unanswered phones, of good deeds and bad days, of trusting wolves and how to talk to girls at parties.There are stories within stories, whispered in the quiet of the night, shouted above the roar of the day, and played out between lovers and enemies, strangers and friends. But all, all are fragile things made of just 26 letters arranged and rearranged to form tales and imaginings which will dazzle your senses, haunt your imagination and move you


Sherlock Holmes A Drama in
Sherlock Holmes A Drama in

Arthur Conan Doyle 1859 1930 was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes A Drama in Four Acts is a four-act play by William Gillette and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, based on several stories about the world-famous detective.


Doctor Who Deep Time
Doctor Who Deep Time

The Phaeron disappeared from the universe over a million years ago. They travelled among the stars using roads made from time and space, but left only relics behind. But what actually happened to the Phaeron Some believe they were they eradicated by a superior force Others claim they destroyed themselves. Or were they in fact the victims of an even more hideous fate In the far future, humans discover the location of the last Phaeron road and the Doctor and Clara join the mission to see where the road leads. Each member of the research


The Girl Who Fell from
The Girl Who Fell from

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.


Ellroy The Black Dahlia
Ellroy The Black Dahlia

On January 15, 1947, the tortured body of a beautiful young woman was found in a vacant lot in Hollywood. Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia, a young Hollywood hopeful, had been brutally murdered. Her murder sparked one of the greatest manhunts in California history.In this fictionalized treatment of a real case, Bucky Bleichert and Lee Blanchard, both LA cops obsessed with the Black Dahlia, journey through the seamy underside of Hollywood to the core of the dead girl's twisted life. Passionate, violent, frustrating...imaginative and bizarre. Los Angeles Times Building like a symphony, this is a wonderful, complicated


The Great Gatsby Великий Гэтсби
The Great Gatsby Великий Гэтсби

Вниманию читателей предлагается полный, неадаптированный текст психологического романа Ф.С.Фицджеральда ВЕЛИКИЙ ГЕТСБИ 1925 . .Издание рассчитано на лиц, владеющих основами английского языка и совершенствующих свои навыки в н м. Обо вс м этом и не только в книге Великий Гэтсби The Great Gatsby . Ф. Скотт Фицджеральд F. Scott Fitzgerald Ф. Скотт Фицджеральд F. Scott Fitzgerald


The Watter s Mou
The Watter s Mou

Bram Stoker 1847 1912 was an Irish novelist, best known today for his universally famous gothic novel Dracula , the main villain of which is still one of the most popular antagonists in the modern media. The Watter's Mou' is Bram Stoker's third novel. It is an adventure romance about Maggie MacWhirter and her lover, young coast guard officer William Barrow who is bound by duty to stop his girlfriend's father and other local fishers from smuggling. Torn between her love for the coastguard officer and her love for her father, Maggie plans a dangerous


Мир через 100 лет Сборник
Мир через 100 лет Сборник

Издание включает в себя 55 статей, затрагивающих различные аспекты международной и общественной жизни в столетней перспективе. Прогнозы, сделанные авторами, указывают на ключевые тенденции развития человечества. Издание будет представлять интерес экспертам-международникам, госслужащим, журналистам и всем заинтересованным в изучении будущего и анализе долгосрочных мировых тенденций. Высказанные в статьях мнения отражают исключительно личные взгляды и исследовательские позиции авторов и могут не совпадать с точкой зрения Некоммерческого партнерства Российский совет по международным делам и ООО Издательство Весь мир . .Книга выпущена в свет на русском и английском языке под одной обложкой.


Born Free
Born Free

A special edition of Born Free by Joy Adamson reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate Pan s 70th anniversary.In 1960, Joy Adamson first introduced to the world the story of her life alongside Elsa the lioness she had rescued as an orphaned cub and raised to adulthood at her home in Kenya. But, as Elsa had been born free, Joy made the heart-breaking decision to return her to the wild.Born Free is an enchanting, inspirational true story about a truly remarkable relationship, and was the subject of an award-winning 1966 film starring Virginia McKenna and Bill


Classic Tales of Horror
Classic Tales of Horror

This chilling collection of scary stories will keep you awake for hours! Psychological horrors, disturbing dramas, and gruesome ghosts compose this compendium of confessions made in the dead of night. From vampires and a monkey paw to an unstoppable heart and haunting apparitions, anecdotes of supernatural terror will have you turning pages long past the witching hour. Allow famous authors such as Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, Henry James, Washington Irving, and more to prey upon your emotions and peace of mind at slumber parties and camping trips, or anytime you want to end the night with a delightful


The Red House Myster
The Red House Myster

Алан Милн - известен в первую очередь как литературный отец Винни Пуха, однако даже оглушительный успех историй про медведя с опилками в голове не затмил славы романа Тайна Красного дома - прекрасного образца классического английского детектива. В кабинете Красного дома найден убитым брат хозяина, а сам хозяин бесследно исчезает. Случайный гость, заглянувший навестить приятеля, начинает распутывать это загадочное дело .Автор сам дает рецепт идеального детектива хороший литературный язык, минимум любовной интриги, чтобы не замедлять действие, сыщик-любитель, мысли и поступки которого понятны читателю, и его верный оруженосец - этакий Ватсон. Все это вы найдете в Тайне Красного


The Truth An Uncomfortable Book
The Truth An Uncomfortable Book

Neil Strauss didn't. The New York Times journalist made a name for himself advocating freedom, sex and opportunity as author of The Game -- with intimacy and long-term commitment taking a back seat. That is, until he met the woman who forced him to ask the questions that men and women are asking themselves every day - Is it natural to be faithful to one person for life .- Do alternatives to monogamy lead to better relationships and greater happiness .- Can you keep passion and romance from fading over time Strauss set out


Tenth of December
Tenth of December

George Saunderss most wryly hilarious and disturbing collection yet, Tenth of December illuminates human experience and explores figures lost in a labyrinth of troubling preoccupations. A family member recollects a backyard pole dressed for all occasions Jeff faces horrifying ultimatums and the prospect of DarkenfloxxTM in some unusual drug trials and Al Roosten hides his own internal monologue behind a winning smile that he hopes will make him popular. With dark visions of the future riffing against ghosts of the past and the ever-settling present, this collection sings with astonishing charm and intensity.


The Twelve-Mile Straight
The Twelve-Mile Straight

Genus Jackson was killed in Cotton County, Georgia, on a summer midnight in 1930, when the newborn twins were fast asleep.They lay head to toe in a cradle meant for one, Winnafred on one side and Wilson on the other. Only if you looked closely and people did could you see that the girl was pink as a piglet, and the boy was brown.At once an intimate family drama and an expansive, mesmerising epic The Twelve-Mile Straight explores the blood, guilt and violence that lies at the heart of the American experience.Despite the prying eyes and


The American Claimant
The American Claimant

Mark Twain 1835 1910 was an American writer, journalist, and publisher. Among his most famous novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Most of his finest work includes many genres such as humor, satire, and philosophical fiction. The American Claimant is an unusual novel that mixes science fiction, romance, fantasy, and political satire. It is a comedy of mistaken identities and paradoxes like an American falling in love with British aristocracy and a British earl being fascinated by American democracy..


Jessica Jones Volume 3 Return
Jessica Jones Volume 3 Return

THE RETURN OF THE PURPLE MAN! The only thing worse than being stalked by the evil incarnate that is the Purple Man is being stalked by the evil incarnate that is the Purple Man when you have a small child. The sequel to one of the most controversial stories in Marvel Comics history is here, produced by the original creators of Jessica Jones........


The Sons
The Sons

In the second part of the highly acclaimed and internationally bestselling series Made in Sweden, one brother fictionalises the real crimes of his own family for a remarkable and epic novel.


Open Arms
Open Arms

Kate Thompson - glamorous housewife-turned-MP - surprises everyone with her meteoric rise at Westminster. When Kate is sent as a trade minister to India, she hopes it will be her moment to shine. But, embroiled in a personal scandal, she gets drawn into a dangerous world of corruption and political intrigue...Deepak Parrikar - billionaire head of an Indian arms technology company - is magnetically drawn to the beautiful British minister. But while their relationship deepens, India's hostilities with Pakistan reach boiling point, causing more than just business and politics to collide. In the race to prevent disaster, can their conflicting


Forces of Nature
Forces of Nature

How did life on Earth begin What is the nature of space and time What are the chances that we will discover life on other worlds Think you know our planet Think again.Forces of Nature takes you from the mid-Atlantic ridge in Iceland, the volcanoes of Indonesia and the precipitous cliffs in Nepal, to the manatees off the coast of Florida and the northern lights of the Arctic, in search of the fundamental laws that govern our world.These universal laws shape everything, from the structure of snowflakes to the elegant spirals of the galaxies. By seeking to understand


Cats Galore A Compendium of
Cats Galore A Compendium of

Susan Herberts delightful feline reimaginings of famous scenes from art, theatre, opera and film have won her a devoted following. This unprecedented new compilation of her paintings provides an irresistible introduction to her world of cats, featuring previously unpublished images as well as a wide selection of her best-loved pieces. Paintings ranging from Botticellis Birth of Fenus to the best-loved works of the Impressionists and Pre-Raphaelites are rendered with loving attention to detail. Then an array of cat characters take the starring roles in the plays of Shakespeare as well as comic and tragic operas. The movies also provide a


The Thin Man
The Thin Man

Ex-detective Nick Charles attracts trouble like a magnet. He thinks his sleuthing days are over, but when Julia Wolf, a former acquaintance, is found dead, her body riddled with bullets, Nick - along with his glamorous wife, Nora - cant resist making a few enquiries. Clyde Miller Wynant, Julias lover and boss, has disappeared. Everyone is after him, but Nick is not convinced Wynant is the murderer - and when he finds a junked-up hoodlum with a careless attitude to guns in his bedroom, its only the beginning of his troubles.


Jonathan Livingston Seagul Чайка по
Jonathan Livingston Seagul Чайка по

Знаменитая философская притча Чайка по имени Джонатан Ливингстон о говорящей чайке, стремившейся к свободе и совершенству, принадлежит перу современного американского писателя и летчика Ричарда Баха. Она получила широкое признание во всем мире и любима читателями всех возрастов. Книга снабжена лексико-грамматическим комментарием и словарем. Предисловие, комментарий, словарь Е. В. Угаровой.


Hide and Seek
Hide and Seek

William Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. This is the dtory about The girl named Mary they called her Madonna, and she was deaf and dumb and beautiful as a painting by Raphael was a mystery. All they did know about her identity was that she d lost her hearing in an accident, and the proprietor of the circus had treated her horribly, and, and ... and in her cache of secret personal private things, she owned one thing as precious to her as life itself a bracelet made of


Mr Clarinet
Mr Clarinet

Penguin Picks are stories youll want to read again and again. Beautifully and stylishly designed by a modern artist, they are not only stories youll keep coming back to but also books whose looks will never go out of fashion . . . Ten million dollars if he performed a miracle and brought the boy back alive, five million dollars if he came back with just the body, and another five million if he dragged the killers in with it. Those were the terms, and, if he chose to accept them, that was the dealEx-cop, ex-PI and now ex-con Max


I Shall Wear Midnight
I Shall Wear Midnight

Книга для чтения на английском языке.


Dirk Gently s Holistic Detective
Dirk Gently s Holistic Detective

What do a dead cat, a computer whiz-kid, an Electric Monk who believes the world is pink, quantum mechanics, a Chronologist over two hundred years old, Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet , and pizza have in common Apparently not much until Dirk Gently, self-styled private investigator, sets out to prove the fundamental interconnectedness of all things by solving a mysterious murder, assisting a mysterious professor, unravelling a mysterious mystery, and eating a lot of pizza - not to mention saving the entire human race from extinction along the way at no extra charge .To find out more, read


Tender is the Night Ночь
Tender is the Night Ночь

Фрэнсис Скотт Фицджеральд 1896-1940 писатель и сценарист, классик американской литературы.. Ночь нежна 1934 один из наиболее известных ро-манов автора. Начинающая актриса Розмари Хойт знакомит-ся с Диком и Николь Дайвер, которые кажутся ей идеальной парой, воплощением американской мечты . Розмари влюб-ляется в Дика и искренне восхищается Николь, но она даже не догадывается, какие мрачные тайны скрываются под маской внешнего благополучия....Неадаптированный текст на языке оригинала снабжен постраничными комментариями и словарем..


The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

The No. 1 bestselling writer presents a generous collection of stories some brand new, all assembled for the first time in one book each with a revelatory introduction..Stephen King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of novellas and short story fiction since his first collection Night Shift was published. There s something to be said for a shorter, more intense experience, writes King. It can be invigorating, sometimes even shocking, like a beautiful curio for sale laid out on a cheap blanket at a street bazaar. .In The


Secret Lives
Secret Lives

Disillusioned actress Eden Riley leaves a life of Hollywood glamour, and a broken marriage, to return to her mother's childhood home in rural Virginia. Eden is full of questions about her mother, a famous children's author who died when Eden was very young. On her search for answers, Eden meets the handsome, yet mysterious, Ben Alexander, an archaeologist and friend of her uncle. But Ben has his own demons, and a secret that threatens to destroy their newfound happiness. Eden must make a heart-breaking decision, as she struggles to lay the ghosts of the past to rest and come to


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Phizz-whizzing new branding for Roald Dahl, the worlds No. storyteller! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blakes inimitable artwork. Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world. And do you know who Charlie is Charlie Bucket is the hero. The other children in this book are nasty little beasts, called Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop Veruca Salt - a spoiled brat Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer Mike Teavee - a boy who only watches television. Clutching their Golden Tickets, they arrive at Wonkas chocolate factory.


North and South
North and South

Роман Элизабет Гаскелл Север и Юг на английском языке, вошел в серию книг зарубежной классики. Название романа отражает главную его тему сильный контраст между деловой, динамичной жизнью в английском индустриальном городе на севере страны и размеренной жизнью на юге. Зарубежная классика читай в оригинале коллекция, которая собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров пера, написанных ими на их родном языке. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубл нно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков. Учись английскому у Элизабет Гаскелл!.Неадаптированное издание.


Gwenpool the Unbelievable Volume 4
Gwenpool the Unbelievable Volume 4

Gwen Poole is everyone's favorite character from the real world! And her superpower is Official-Handbook-level knowledge of top-secret comic book facts! But the longer she's in the Marvel Universe, and not reading about it from the outside, the more her powers run out...or do they Maybe a trip back to her world might help - but if that happens, will she be able to get back to the MU And at what cost Plus, Gwenpool is no stranger to trouble, but when she blurts out somebody's secret identity she'll brand herself a menace! Find out


The Conquest Yakov Khalip Heir
The Conquest Yakov Khalip Heir

Вашему вниманию предоставляется The Conquest .


The Weight of Him
The Weight of Him

How do you carry on, when you lose someone you love Big Billy Brennan has suffered the greatest tragedy a parent can know - he has just lost his son. His family is reeling, and his marriage is a partnership in name alone. Billy is also obese at nearly 30 stone, he can barely walk down the street without breaking a sweat. In his small Irish town, he can't escape his notoriety. So Billy decides to take on the two things weighing him down - his grief, and his fat - and in doing so he's going to


Men of Iron
Men of Iron

Говард Пайл - знаменитый американский детский писатель и талантливый художник-иллюстратор. Железный человек - это один из самых известных экранизированных романов Пайла.Англия, XV век. Юноша Майлз и его сестра Мэг выросли в крестьянской семье, не зная своих родителей. От отца им осталось массивное золотое кольцо с гербом, на котором изображ н ч рный щит. Понимая, что такая вещь не могла принадлежать простому человеку, Майлз решает, во что бы то ни стало, раскрыть тайну своего рождения...Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале


Noah Can t Even
Noah Can t Even

Poor Noah Grimes! His father disappeared years ago, hismother's Beyonce tribute act is anunacceptable embarrassment, and his beloved gran is no longer herself. He only has one friend, Harry, and school is... Well, it's pure hell. Why can't Noah be normal, like everyone else at school Maybe if he struck up a romantic relationship with someone - maybe Sophie, who is perfect and lovely - he'd be seen in a different light But Noah's plans are derailed when Harry kisses him at a party. That's when things go from bad to utter chaos..


Three men in a boat
Three men in a boat

Джером К. Джером 1859-1927 английский прозаик и драматург. Родился в Уолсолле, графство Стаффордшир. Отцу не везло в делах, и мальчик с 14 лет пробивался в жизни самостоятельно, побывав конторским служащим, школьным учителем и актером, прежде чем стать писателем и редактором. Высшее достижение Джерома как романиста опубликованные в 1889 году Досужие мысли досужего человека и Трое в лодке, не считая собаки наивысшее достижение в драматургии пьеса Жилец с четвертого этажа , в которой реализм сочетается с мистикой. Предлагаем вниманию читателей главы из романа Трое в лодке


Red Eve
Red Eve

In Red Eve Henry Raider Haggard sets a suspenseful love story against some of the most dramatic events in history, including the devastation wrought by the Black Plague. Will dashing protagonist Hugh de Cressi survive long enough to live happily ever after with his true love


The Hatching
The Hatching

The first female president of the United States is summoned to an emergency briefing.Deep in the jungle of Peru, a black, skittering mass devours an American tourist party whole.FBI agent Mike Rich investigates a fatal plane crash in Minneapolis and makes a gruesome discovery.Unusual seismic patterns register in a Indian earthquake lab, confounding the scientists there.The Chinese government accidentally drops a nuclear bomb in an isolated region of its own country.And all of these events are connected.As panic begins to sweep the globe, a mysterious package from South America arrives at Melanie Guyer's Washington laboratory. The unusual egg


La Tulipe Noire
La Tulipe Noire

Александр Дюма - один из значимых классиков французской литературы. Его произведения продолжают покорять сердца читателей по всему миру. Черный тюльпан - знаменитый роман Дюма, в основу которого легла история о тюльпанной лихорадке в Европе XVII века. Тот, кто вырастит невиданной красоты черный тюльпан, получит сумму в сто тысяч флоринов. Лучшие садовники вступают в борьбу за награду. Сможет ли главный герой добиться успеха, избежать коварства и при этом сохранить любовь и преданность любимой Розы Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале


Homo Deus A Brief History
Homo Deus A Brief History

Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.War is obsolete. You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict.Famine is disappearing. You are at more risk of obesity than starvation.Death is just a technical problem. Equality is out but immortality is in.What does our future hold Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling phenomenon Sapiens envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century from overcoming death to creating


My Life and Times
My Life and Times

Jerome Klapka Jerome 1859-1927 was an English writer and humourist. An interesting and entertaining account of a life led in the literary circles of the Victorian and Edwardian eras.


The Ebony Tower
The Ebony Tower

In the title story in this collection of five novellas, a journalist visits a celebrated but reclusive painter. He is intrigued .by the complicated erotic relationship between the elderly artist and the beautiful young women who share their lives with him.


Queen of the Dawn A
Queen of the Dawn A

Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and the creator of the Lost World literary genre. Queen of the Dawn is about the overthrow of the Hyksos and reinstatement of the rightful pharaonic line.


Her Fearful Symmetry
Her Fearful Symmetry

Книга для чтения на английском языке.


The GOOD The BAD and
The GOOD The BAD and

Meet THE BEAR - a cat who carries the weight of the world on his furry shoulders, and whose wise, owl-like eyes seem to ask, Can you tell me why I am a cat, please