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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

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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 >>



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

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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 >>



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 >>



Campaign Level 1: Student´s Book

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Učebnice vojenské angličtiny CAMPAIGN je určena pro vojáky zapojené do všech typů operací, jako jsou mírové a humanitární mise a vojenská cvičení. Popis: CAMPAIGN 1 přivede studenty z pokročilosti falešných začátečníků (false beginner/elementary) mezi úrovně 1 a 2 systému zkoušek NATO STANAG 6001 (odpovídá úrovni, kterou Rada Evropy označuje jako Waystage level)CAMPAIGN 1 poskytuje studijní materiál v rozsahu 200 hodin, z čehož 120 hodin tvoří práce ve tř.. Zistiť viac >>



The Nix - Nathan Hill

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'The best new writer of fiction in America. The best.' John Irving Meet Samuel: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of online video games. He hasn't seen his mother, Faye, in decades, not since she abandoned her family when he was a boy. Now she has suddenly reappeared, having committed an absurd politically motivated crime that electrifies the nightly news, beguiles the Internet, and inflames a divided America. The media paints Faye as a radical hippie with a sord.. Zistiť viac >>



The Great Gatsby - Francis Scott Fitzgerald

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In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald captures the flamboyance, the carelessness and the cruelty of the wealthy during America's Jazz Age.The Great Gatsby lives mysteriously in a luxurious Long Island mansion, playing lavish host to hundreds of people. And yet no one seems to know him or how he became so rich. He is rumoured to be everything from a German spy to a war hero. People clamour for invitations to his wild parties. But Jay Gatsby doesn't heed them. He cares for one person alone - Da.. 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 >>



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 >>



Persuasion - Jane Austenová

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Jane Austen's final novel is her most mature and wickedly satirical. It follows the story of Anne Elliott, who as a teenager, was engaged to a seemingly ideal man, Frederick Wentworth. But after being persuaded by her friend Lady Russell that he is too poor to be a suitable match, Anne ends their engagement. When they are reacquainted eight years later, their circumstances are transformed: Frederick is returning triumphantly from the Napoleonic War, while Anne's fortunes are floundering. Will th.. 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 >>



Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare

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Undoubtedly the greatest love story ever written, Romeo and Juliet has spawned a host of imitators on stage and screen and been adapted countless times. A young man and woman meet by chance and instantly fall in love. But their families are bitter enemies, and in order to be together the two lovers must be prepared to risk everything. Set in a city torn apart by feuds and gang warfare, Romeo and Juliet is a dazzling combination of passion and hatred, bawdy comedy and high tragedy. This Macmillan.. Zistiť viac >>



Emma - Jane Austenová

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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 >>



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 >>



Collected Poems

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As well as being one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century and the recipient of the 1923 Nobel Prize for Literature, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is the greatest lyric poet that Ireland has produced. His early work includes the beguiling 'When You are Old', 'The Cloths of Heaven' and 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' but, unusually for a poet, Yeats's later works, including 'Parnell's Funeral', surpass even those of his youth. All are present in this volume, which reproduces the .. Zistiť viac >>



Scenes of London Life - Charles Dickens

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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. Chosen and introduced by the playwright J. B. Priestley, these thirteen marvellous sketches are accompanied by George Cruikshank's evocative illustrations.Charles Dickens was one of the great chroniclers of London life. From the colourful chaos of dances and gin-shops to the sparse destitution of .. Zistiť viac >>



A Little Life - Yanagihara Hanya

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A novel of extraordinary intelligence and heart, a masterful depiction of heartbreak, and a dark and haunting examination of the tyranny of experience and memory... 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 >>



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

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"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 >>



The Lake House - Kate Morton

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The Lake House by Kate Morton is the mysterious and enchanting fifth novel from the number one bestselling author of The House at Riverton and The Secret Keeper. A missing child ...June 1933, and the Edevane family's country house, Loeanneth, is polished and gleaming, ready for the much-anticipated Midsummer Eve party. Alice Edevane, sixteen years old and a budding writer, is especially excited. Not only has she worked out the perfect twist for her novel, she's also fallen helplessly in love wit.. 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 >>



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 >>



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 >>



Middlemarch - George Eliotová

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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 an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jennifer Egan.Dorothea Brooke is a beautiful and idealistic young woman set on filling her life with good deeds. She pursues the pompous Edward Casuabon, convinced that he embodies these principles, and becomes trapped in an .. Zistiť viac >>



The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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"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 >>



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 >>



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 >>



Here´s Patch the Puppy: 2 Pupil´s Book with Songs Audio CD - Joy Morris

Here´s Patch the Puppy: 2 Pupil´s Book with Songs Audio CD - Joy Morris shop >>

Učebnice angličtiny pro děti Here's Patch the Puppy je určena pro předškolní děti, které ještě neumějí číst ani psát. Popis:Tato učebnice anglického jazyka je určena pro děti od 4 let a zohledňuje zvláštní nároky této věkové skupiny. Here's Patch the Puppy 1 lze používat s dětmi, které se dosud nikdy anglicky neučily.Učebnice Here's Patch the Puppy 1 začíná pozvolna s ohledem na fakt, že ne všechny děti ve skupině se učily anglicky od 3 let. Později za.. Zistiť viac >>



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

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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 >>



Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austenová

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Two sisters of opposing temperament but who share the pangs of tragic love provide the subjects for Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. Elinor, practical and conventional, the epitome of sense, desires a man who is promised to another woman. Marianne, emotional and sentimental, the epitome of sensibility, loses her heart to a scoundrel who jilts her. A powerful drama of family life and growing up, the novel is at once a subtle comedy of manners and a striking critique of early nineteenth-centur.. 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 >>



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 >>



Mrs Dalloway - Virginia Woolfová

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On a perfect June morning, Clarissa Dalloway - fashionable, worldly, wealthy, an accomplished hostess - sets off to buy flowers for the party she will host that evening. She is preoccupied with thoughts of the present and memories of the past, and from her interior monologue emerge the people who have touched her life. On the same day, Septimus Warren Smith, a shell-shocked survivor of the Great War, commits suicide, and casual mention of his death at the party provokes in Clarissa thoughts of h.. Zistiť viac >>



Macmillan Readers Elementary: The Hound of the Baskervilles - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson travel to Dartmoor to investigate the bizarre death of Sir Charles Baskerville. Is there really a curse on the family? And is there a huge dog living on the moor? úroveň A2 podle Společného evropského referenčního rámce Macmillan Readers v této pokročilosti můžete číst asi po jednom až dvou letech studia angličtiny. Většina titulů je balena společně s audio CD a mnohé jsou rozšířeny o 8 stran cvičení. K porozumění vám postačí slovní .. 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 >>



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 >>



Tombland - C. J. Sansom

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Tombland is the seventh novel in C. J. Sansom's number one bestselling Shardlake series. Spring, 1549. Two years after the death of Henry VIII, England is sliding into chaos . . . The nominal king, Edward VI, is eleven years old. His uncle Edward Seymour, Lord Hertford, rules as Protector. The extirpation of the old religion by radical Protestants is stirring discontent among the populace while the Protector's prolonged war with Scotland is proving a disastrous failure and threatens to inv.. 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 >>



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 >>




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