A Christmas Carol and Two Other Christmas Books (Collectors Library)

Many Christmas stories have been written through the years, but none has become as much a part of the holiday landscape as A Christmas Carol— or produced a character to match the extraordinary Ebenezer Scrooge....

Anna South / 2004 год.

Across the Nightingale Floor

Set in an engaging, alternate Japan, this first book in a new epic trilogy has already become a bestselling sensation in England and Australia, earning comparisons to «Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings»...

Lian Hearn / 2003 год.

Adios, Bob

Gustavo Nielsen nacio en Buenos Aires, Argentina. Arquitecto de profesion, es tambien ilustrador, actividades que complementa con una activa у exitosa trayectoria literaria. Ha obtenido, entre otros reconocimientos, el Premio...

Gustavo Nielson / 2006 год.

A Disaffection

Patrick Doyle is a 29-year-old teacher in an ordinary school. Disaffected, frustrated and increasingly bitter at the system he is employed to maintain, Patrick begins his rebellion, fuelled by drink and his passionate,...

James Kelman / 2008 год.

Africa

The collections of the British Museum provide an exceptional resource for exploring both African antiquity and its contemporary arts and cultures. This book looks at the continent as a whole. It describes through a series...

2000 год.

After the Fire

Someone is dead because of Jamie. Yesterday they were alive. When we woke up yesterday and argued about how many pairs of shoes I could take, that person was alive, making coffee maybe. Scratching her arm or yawning in the...

Karen Campbell / Издательство «Hodder & Stoughton» / 2010 год.

Against Medical Advice

Cory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck. From that day forward his life became a hell of irrepressible tics and involuntary utterances, and Cory embarked on an excruciating...

Age of Iron (Viking)

In Cape Town, South Africa, an elderly classics professor writes a letter to her distant daughter, recounting the strange and disturbing events of her dying days. She has been opposed to the lies and brutality of apartheid...

J. M. Coetzee / 2010 год.

A Good Talk (International): The Shape and Skill of Conversation

A Good Talk is an analysis of and guide to that most exclusively human of all activities — conversation. Drawing on over forty years of experience in American letters, Menaker pinpoints the factors that...

Daniel Menaker / 2010 год.

Alice in Wonderland (Collectors Library)

One hot summer’s day Alice tumbles down, down, down a rabbit hole — and finds herself in Wonderland, where everything is topsy-turvy, upside down, and wrong-way round. Here begins a series of fantastical adventures...

Anna South / Издательство «CRW Publishing Ltd» / 2004 год.