It was meant to be a new beginning...
Their new "Sunday Times" bestseller. ... 2045 - 2059. After the cataclysmic upheavals of Step Day and the Yellowstone eruption humanity is spreading further into the Long Earth, and society, on a battered Datum Earth and beyond, continues to evolve.
Now an elderly and cantankerous AI, Lobsang lives in disguise with Agnes in an exotic, far-distant world. He's convinced they're leading a normal life in New Springfield - they even adopt a child - but it seems they have been guided there for a reason. As rumours of strange sightings and hauntings proliferate, it ...|
Romantic, liberating and totally addictive, "Fifty Shades of Grey" is a novel that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you forever. ... When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she finds him very attractive and deeply intimidating. Convinced that their meeting went badly, she tries to put him out of her mind - until he turns up at the store where she works part-time, and invites her out. Unworldly and innocent, Ana is shocked to find she wants this man. And, when he warns her to keep her distance, it only makes her want him more. But Grey is tormented by ...|
En raison de sa situation géographique et de ses 1300 ans d'histoire la cuisine bulgare a sa propre originalité. Mais elle a également adopté le meilleur des cuisines slaves, grecques et truques. Depuis longtemps les gourmets apprécient la cuisine bulgare épicée, délicieuse et saine. Elle es connue par l'abondance de légumes et de fruits frais, de plats savoureux de vainde, servis avec des sauces piquantes, de repas végétariens cuits à feu doux, de potages savoureux et de desserts célébres et par son yaourt qui est le meilleur au monde. ...|
A pocket sized book - 10 x 15.5 cm.
Selections from "Protagoras", "Republic", "Phaedrus" and "Gorgias". ... Plato is outstanding among philosophers, more or less inventing philosophy as we know it in the West. In the "Republic" he begins with the question "What is justice?", but this question soon broadens into an investigation of what is real and how we can know it, so defining the three main areas of philosophy – ethics, metaphysics and epistemology - for the next 2000 years and more.
But Plato is remarkable also for the beauty of his writing. The allegory ...|
The international number one bestseller by author of "The Kite Runner". ... Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.
"A suspenseful epic."
As variegated as the American experience itself, this original treasury reflects the vibrant role of the short story in our national literature. Fourteen outstanding tales by famous American authors unfold in settings ranging from the decaying family mansion of Edgar Allan Poe's dark psychological thriller, "The Fall of the House of Usher", to the bustling modern apartment building of John Cheever's domestic drama, "The Enormous Radio". Moods and attitudes shift from the simmering menace of a lynch mob in William Faulkner's "Dry September" to the gentle optimism of an elderly ...|
Адаптираното издание на романа е интересно четиво за изучаващите английски език. Книгата съдържа приблизително 2000 думи от активната английска лексика. На последната страница е включен кратък английско-български речник. Предложена е и рубрика с въпроси, която улеснява осмислянето на творбата. ...|
Escaping the ills of the British climate, the Durrell family - acne-ridden Margo, gun-toting Leslie, bookworm Lawrence and budding naturalist Gerry, along with their long-suffering mother and Roger the dog - take off for the island of Corfu.
But the Durrells find that, reluctantly, they must share their various villas with a menagerie of local fauna - among them scorpions, geckos, toads, bats and butterflies.
Recounted with immense humour and charm "My Family and Other Animals" is a wonderful account of a rare, magical childhood.
"A bewitching book."
"Durrell has an ...|