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Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat´s - Madeleine Albrightová

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New from New York Times bestselling author and former secretary of state Madeleine Albright, Read My Pins is a story and celebration of how one woman's jewelry collection was used to make diplomatic history. Exploring the use of the pin or brooch as a means of personal and diplomatic expression and featuring a gallery of fascinating photographs, this unique, intimate, and revealing biography offers a whole new side of Secretary Albright, one of our most beloved public servants... Zistiť viac >>



The Cook Book - Fortnum & Mason - Tom Parker Bowles

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Sunday Times Bestseller It's a national icon, a British institution, the finest grocer of them all. Fortnum & Mason is a store that has fuelled the tide of British history, fed the appetites of kings and queens, maharajahs and czars, emperors, dukes and divas alike... Zistiť viac >>



A Game of Thrones - A Song of Ice and Fire - The ilustrated edition - George R. R. Martin

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Published in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of George R. R. Martin's landmark series, this lavishly illustrated special edition of A Game of Thrones-with gorgeous full-page illustrations in every chapter-revitalizes the fantasy masterpiece that became a cultural phenomenon. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the North of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom's protective Wall. At the centre of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the land they were born to. Sweeping from a region of brutal cold to a distant summertime kingdom of epicurean plenty, here is a tale of lords and ladies, soldiers and sorcere.. Zistiť viac >>



Lauren Conrad Celebrate - Lauren Conrad

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Conrad "offers advice about the basics to make planning any type of event a breeze, including suggestions for ... invitations, food, drinks, decorations, and gifts. [She] shows how to put it all together for a diverse range of events that span the calendar, from a ... baby shower to a festive holiday party"--Amazon.com... Zistiť viac >>



What We Cannot Know - Marcus du Sautoy

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Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we cannot know... Zistiť viac >>



Purity

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Young Pip Tyler doesn’t know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she’s saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she’s squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother – her only family – is hazardous. But she doesn’t have a clue who her father is, why her mother chose to live as a recluse with an invented name, or how she’ll ever have a normal life. Enter the Germans. A glancing encounter with a German peace activist leads Pip to an internship in South America with the Sunlight Project, an organization that traffics in all the secrets of the world – including, Pip hopes, the secret of her origins. TSP is the brainchild of Andreas Wolf, a charismatic provocateur who rose to fame in the chaos following the fall of the Be.. Zistiť viac >>



Falling Up - Shel Silverstein

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I tripped on my shoelace "And I fell up --" Irreverent poet, whimsical artist and bestselling author -- Shel Silverstein is back! "Falling Up," the brand-new collection of more than 140 Silverstein poems and drawings, is the long-awaited companion to the bestselling classics "Where the Sidewalk Ends" and "A Light in the Attic." Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unforgettable characters in this wondrous new book. You also will meet Allison Beals and her 25 eels; Danny O'Dare the Dancin' Bear; the Human Balloon; Headphone Harold; and more! So come, wander through the Nose Garden, ride the Little Horse, eat in the Strange Restaurant and let the magic of Shel Silverstein open your eyes and tickle your mind... Zistiť viac >>



Icons : My Inspiration. My Motivation. My Obsession. - Bradley Wiggins

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With a foreword by Eddy Merckx The world of professional cycling is fraught with fierce competition, fervent dedication and unerring ambition, and only a handful of competitors reach iconic status. Among them is Sir Bradley Wiggins - a man uniquely placed to reflect on the history of this remarkable sport and its unforgettable titans. In Icons, Wiggins takes the reader on an extraordinarily intimate journey through the sport, presenting key pieces from his never-before-seen collection of memorabilia. Over the course of his illustrious career, he amassed hundreds of items - often gifts from its greatest and most controversial figures. Each reflects an icon, a race or a moment that fundamentally influenced Wiggins on both a personal and professional level. By exploring the lives and achie.. Zistiť viac >>



The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car : Everythi

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Did you know there are over 47,000 facts in the world?* And the good news is, many of them are in this book. That's right, The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car is the only reference guide you need for cars, driving and all related matters, especially if you're not too fussed about those facts being accurate. In this lavishly tooled book you will find a rich and satisfying collection of motor-related informations from the origins of Porsche and the fate of Lada to the dark history of the Wankel engine and the correct name for those weird little hairs on new tyres. Throughout the book, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are on hand to share their knowledge and wisdom, and then we've made the pictures bigger to fill in the gaps around it. If you want to impress your friends, and then .. Zistiť viac >>



The lord of the rings - J.R.R. Tolkien

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In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. From his fastness in the Dark Tower of Mordor, Sauron´s power spread far and wide. He gathered all the Great Rings to him, but ever he searched for the One Ring that would complete his dominion. On his elevanty-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by c.. Zistiť viac >>



The Shadow War : Inside Russia´s and Chi - Jim Sciutto

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Are we losing a war few of us realize we're fighting? Poisoned dissidents. Election interference. Armed invasions. International treaties thrown into chaos. Secret military buildups. Hackers and viruses. Weapons deployed in space. China and Russia (and Iran and North Korea) spark news stories here by carrying out bold acts of aggression and violating international laws and norms. Isn't this just bad actors acting badly? That kind of thinking is outdated and dangerous. Emboldened by their successes, these countries are, in fact, waging a brazen, global war on the US and the West. This is a new Cold War, which will not be won by those who fail to realize they are fighting it. The enemies of the West understand that while they are unlikely to win a shooting war, they have another path t.. Zistiť viac >>



Colossal Compendium, Volume 1 - Matt Groening

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Bongo raises the bar with the premier volume of its brand new Simpsons Comics trade series Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium: Volume 1. The Simpsons notoriety will be hard to keep under wraps with this brand new collection of comic stories that will catapult them once again onto the world stage. This new series, Colossal Compendium, will maintain the same recognizable series name throughout its run. Each volume will also have a unique name and volume number. Each collection will have a minimum of 5 comics, chosen carefully and specifically because the comics work together to provide a deeper, darker meaning than each on its own. Each new volume boasts upgraded heavier paper, and increased page count to 176 pages and includes a unique and collectible paper craft. As the series progresses,.. Zistiť viac >>



The Ballad of Bob Dylan : A Portrait - Mark Epstein

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Through the lens of four seminal concerts, acclaimed poet and biographer Daniel Mark Epstein offers an intimate, vivid, and comprehensive portrait of Bob Dylan. Beginning in 1963, Epstein revisits Dylan's early struggles to find artistic direction; his transition from folk icon to rock star; and his secluded family life and divorce. A breathtaking account of Dylan's Never Ending Tour and his contemporary studio sessions brings us full circle, revealing how Dylan revived a flagging career and accepted his role as the eminence grise of rock and roll today.Drawing on new interviews with those closest to Dylan--including Maria Muldaur, Nora Guthrie, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott--The Ballad of Bob Dylan is a singular take on an artist who has transformed generations and continues to inspire and su.. Zistiť viac >>



Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web - Tim Berners-Lee

Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web - Tim Berners-Lee shop >>

Named one of the greatest minds of the 20th century by Time, Tim Berners-Lee is responsible for one of that century's most important advancements: the world wide web. Now, this low-profile genius-who never personally profitted from his invention -offers a compelling protrait of his invention. He reveals the Web's origins and the creation of the now ubiquitous http and www acronyms and shares his views on such critical issues as censorship, privacy, the increasing power of softeware companies, and the need to find the ideal balance between commercial and social forces. He offers insights into the true nature of the Web, showing readers how to use it to its fullest advantage. And he presents his own plan for the Web's future, calling for the active support and participation of programmers, c.. Zistiť viac >>



The Monogram Murders - Sophie Hannah

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The new Hercule Poirot novel - another brilliant murder mystery that can only be solved by the eponymous Belgian detective and his 'little grey cells'. The bestselling novelist of all time. The world's most famous detective. The literary event of the year. Since the publication of her first book in 1920, Agatha Christie wrote 33 novels, two plays and more than 50 short stories featuring Hercule Poirot. Now, for the first time ever, the guardians of her legacy have approved a brand new novel featuring Dame Agatha's most beloved creation. Hercule Poirot's quiet supper in a London coffee house is interrupted when a young woman confides to him that she is about to be murdered. She is terrified, but begs Poirot not to find and punish her killer. Once she is dead, she insists, justice will have .. Zistiť viac >>



Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium: Vol - Matt Groening

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The Simpsons are living large and in charge with the most explosive colossal yet!Bart goes to work on the railroad; Homer stretches the boundaries of his mind and tries to color inside the lines; Lisa feels the good vibrations when Karma-Con comes to town; Grampa Simpson tells it like it is, was, or might have been; Pieman and Bartman take on both friends and foes alike; and to top it off, the Springfield Bear Patrol returns in their final and furriest adventure! And don't go ballistic while trying to build your very own Herman's Military Antiques store... Zistiť viac >>



Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium: Vol - Matt Groening

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The Simpsons bring big laughs in a colossal compendium that's too big to fail! Discover the reason why Homer Simpson seems to have a new job every week. Then, power mad powerbroker Mr. Burns makes a power grab with his newest power-propelled product. And Marge is back on "the beat" when she teams up with Chief Wiggum to find out why all the donuts in Springfield have gone missing! Throw in Lisa's bout of synesthesia, a McBain matinee, a rapturous event that leaves Ned Flanders behind, and Bart's bilingual battle with a pinata, and you have another comic cornucopia of colossal proportions. And music lovers, look no further for that shiny new saxomaphone or tubamaba with your very own paper construct of King Toot's Music Store... Zistiť viac >>



Closed Casket - Sophie Hannah

Closed Casket - Sophie Hannah shop >>

Hercule Poirot returns in another brilliant murder mystery that can only be solved by the eponymous Belgian detective and his ‘little grey cells’. What I intend to say to you will come as a shock . . .’ Lady Athelinda Playford has planned a house party at her mansion in Clonakilty, County Cork, but it is no ordinary gathering. As guests arrive, Lady Playford summons her lawyer to make an urgent change to her will one she intends to announce at dinner that night. She has decided to cut off her two children without a penny and leave her fortune to someone who has only weeks to live . . . Among Lady Playford’s guests are two men she has never met the famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, and Inspector Edward Catchpool of Scotland Yard. Neither knows why he has been invited . . ... Zistiť viac >>



The Trouble with Goats and Sheep - Joanna Cannon

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England,1976. Mrs Creasy is missing and The Avenue is alive with whispers. As the summer shimmers endlessly on, ten-year-olds Grace and Tilly decide to take matters into their own hands. And as the cul-de-sac starts giving up its secrets, the amateur detectives will find much more than they imagined….. Zistiť viac >>



Meatspace - Nikesh Shukla

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The second novel from Costa First Novel Award shortlisted author Nikesh Shukla. 'The first and last thing I do every day is see what strangers are saying about me.' Kitab Balasubramanyam has had a rough few months. His girlfriend left him. He got fired from the job he hated for writing a novel on company time, but the novel didn't sell and now he's burning through his mum's life insurance money. His father has more success with women than he does, and his Facebook comments get more likes. Kitab is reduced to spending all of his time in his flat with his brother Aziz, coming up with ideas for novelty Tumblrs and composing amusing tweets. But now even Aziz has left him, travelling to America to find his doppelganger. So what happens when Kitab Balasubramanyam's only internet namesake turns u.. Zistiť viac >>



Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium: Vol - Matt Groening

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The fifth volume in the sought-after Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium series is bursting with classic comic strips featuring everyone's favorite family--The Simpsons. Included is a collectible, one-of-a-kind, pullout paper craft of one of Springfield's favorite landmarks. Bart starts his own humor magazine, and it isn't long before Springfield's resident funnyman Krusty the Clown wants in on the business. Then, donut-lovers Homer Simpson and Chief Clancy Wiggum take over each other's deliciously do-nothing jobs. And speaking of switcheroos, Bart boards the wrong airplane and finds himself mistaken for local Springshire lad . . . Brit Simpson. And when Ned Flanders opens his own friendly tavern, Homer finds himself torn between two bartenders, the ever-surly Moe or everyone's favorite .. Zistiť viac >>



Half a War - hardback - Joe Abercrombie

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A classic coming-of-age tale set in a vivid and richly-imagined world from Sunday Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie. 'Joe Abercrombie is doing some terrific work' GEORGE R.R. MARTIN.. Zistiť viac >>



The Unbearable Lightness of Being

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A young woman in love with a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing; one of his mistresses and her humbly faithful lover-these are the two couples whose story is told in this masterful novel. Kundera's first since "The Book of Laughter and Forgetting." In a world in which lives are shaped by irrevocable choices and by fortuitous events, a world in which everything occurs but once, existence seems to lose its substance, its weight. Hence, we feel "the unbearable lightness of being" not only as the consequence of our private actions, but also in the public sphere, and the two inevitably intertwine.. Zistiť viac >>



Bart Simpson Breaks Out (Simpsons Comics - Matt Groening

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Escape brain-numbing boredom with Bart Simpson!Bart and his pals are holding nothing back! First, the sons of The Legitimate Businessman's Social Club (aka the Mafia) take over Springfield Elementary, and they have their sights set on recruiting Bart as their newest member. And when Lisa applies her study habits to the art of pranking, she gives Bart a healthy dose of competition for the title of "Class Clown." Then, Bartman tangles with an eight-baby-wielding villain named Dr. Octuplets. Also, Martin Prince makes a move up the social ladder, Homer offers Maggie the moon, and Principal Skinner resorts to desperate measures to contain the force that is . . . Bart Simpson!.. Zistiť viac >>



The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck : A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life - Mark Manson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck : A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life - Mark Manson shop >>

In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades, weve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Lets be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Mason doesnt sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it isa dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is his antidote to the coddling, lets-all-feel-good mindset that has infected American society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up. Manson makes the argument, backed b.. Zistiť viac >>



Brave, Not Perfect - Reshma Saujani

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The new Lean In, from the multi-award-winning Founder and CEO of national non-profit Girls Who Code and New York Times bestselling author Reshma Saujani. `We are raising our boys to be brave, but our girls to be perfect. And this is holding us back.' Imagine if you lived without the fear of failure, without the fear of not measuring up. If you no longer felt the need to stifle your thoughts and swallow what you really want to say in order to please and appease others. If you could stop berating yourself mercilessly for human mistakes, let go of the guilt and the strangling pressure to be perfect, and just breathe. What if, in every decision you faced, you made the brave choice or took the bolder path. Would you be happier? Would you impact the world in the ways you dream you can?.. Zistiť viac >>



The Bullet Journal Method : Track Your Past, Order Your Present, Plan Your Future - Ryder Carroll

The Bullet Journal Method : Track Your Past, Order Your Present, Plan Your Future - Ryder Carroll shop >>

Transform your life using the Bullet Journal Method, the revolutionary organisational system and worldwide phenomenon. The Bullet Journal Method will undoubtedly transform your life, in more ways than you can imagine' Hal Elrod, author of The Miracle Morning In his long-awaited first book, Ryder Carroll, the creator of the enormously popular Bullet Journal organisational system, explains how to use his method to: * TRACK YOUR PAST: using nothing more than a pen and paper, create a clear, comprehensive, and organised record of your thoughts and goals. * ORDER YOUR PRESENT: find daily calm by prioritising and minimising your workload and tackling your to-do list in a more mindful and productive way. * PLAN YOUR FUTURE: establish and appraise your short-term and long-term goals, plan mor.. Zistiť viac >>



A Pride of Kings - Justin Scott

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No.1 New York Times bestseller Justin Scott's gripping thriller follows an undercover spy, battling in the frozen wastes of Russia to protect his country and confront his past The Russian Empire, 1916: at war with Germany, racked with dissent. King George V sends Kenneth Ash, a naval officer, on a secret mission into this deadly world of violence and intrigue. Undercover in the frozen wastes of Russia, Ash must kidnap the King's cousin, Tzar Nicholas II, before the Bolsheviks take control. Soon he's drawn into a dangerous race across the globe - through London, Berlin and the deadly trenches of the First World War - to protect his country and confront his past... Zistiť viac >>



Watching Edie - Camilla Wayová

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A chilling psychological thriller about friendship, deception, betrayal and violence. Perfect for fans of THE GIRL ON A TRAIN and GONE GIRL... Zistiť viac >>



Chaos - Patricia Cornwellová

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No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers the twenty-fourth engrossing thriller in her high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta... Zistiť viac >>



The English Girl - Daniel Silva

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Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling author Daniel Silva. For all fans of Robert Ludlum. When a beautiful young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, a prime minister's career is threatened with destruction. And Gabriel Allon, master art restorer, spy, and assassin, is thrust into a game of shadows where nothing is what it seems ...and where the only thing more dangerous than his enemies might be the truth ..... Zistiť viac >>



The English Spy - Daniel Silva

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No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon... Zistiť viac >>



In Intimate Detail: Foreword by Dita von Teese - Dita Von Teese

In Intimate Detail: Foreword by Dita von Teese - Dita Von Teese shop >>

The perfect gift or coffee table book for fashion and underwear lovers! A beautiful illustrated guide to lingerie from intimates expert Cora Harrington, founder of The Lingerie Addict, the internet's top lingerie blog. In this gorgeous aspirational book, Cora Harrington uses her extensive knowledge and empowering attitude to show readers that nice lingerie is for everyone - no matter your size, age, identity, or budget. In Intimate Detail is a complete guide to everything you need to know about shopping for, wearing, and caring for every type of intimate - from basic bras and briefs to hosiery, special occasion wear, shap.. Zistiť viac >>



Behold the Dreamers - Imbolo Mbue

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A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR A powerful and timely story of marriage, class, race and the pursuit of the American Dream. Behold the Dreamers is a dazzling debut novel about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness - and of what we're prepared to sacrifice to hold on to each of them. 'We all do what we gotta do to become American, abi?' New York, 2007: a city of dreamers and strivers, where the newly-arrived and the long-established jostle alike for a place on the ladder of success. And Jende Jonga, who has come from Cameroon, has just set his foot on the first rung. Clark Edwards is a senior partner at Lehman Brothers bank. In need of a discrete and reliable chauffeur, he is too preoccupied to closely check the paperwork of his latest employee. Jende's n.. Zistiť viac >>



The Midnight Gang - David Walliams

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Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for… the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning… When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital, and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter. Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children’s ward… But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime! The Midnight Gang tells an extraordinarily heartwarming and, of course, funny story of five children on a hospital ward – and on a quest for adventure! It is a story of friendship and magic – and of making dreams come true. Readers are set to be utterly spellbound by this heartfelt story that will bring magi.. Zistiť viac >>



Four - Veronica Rothová

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Fans of the Divergent series by No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Collection, a companion volume that includes four pre-Divergent stories told from Tobias Eaton's point of view.DIVERGENT - a major motion picture in 2014... Zistiť viac >>



The World´s Worst Teachers - David Walliams

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A new collection of short stories from the UK’s biggest-selling author – David Walliams. David Walliams’ inventive take on the cautionary tale began in 2016 with the publication of The World’s Worst Children. Two further volumes followed in 2017 and 2018 with total sales of the trilogy now exceeding 1.7 million copies in the UK alone. Walliams now turns his attention to teachers in these ten tales of the most gruesome grown-ups ever. Think your teachers are bad? Wait till you meet this lot. These tales of the world’s most splendidly sinister teachers will have you running for the school gates. Dr Dread teaches Science and is half man, half monster. Mrs Splatt, the dinner lady, serves the most revolting food you could possibly imagine. Miss Seethe is ALWAYS furious – and .. Zistiť viac >>



Life in a Medieval Castle

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Some particular books I found useful for A Game of Thrones and its sequels deserve mention...Life in a Medieval Castle and Life in a Medieval City, both by Joseph and Frances Gies. -George R.R. Martin, author of the series A Song of Ice and Fire Medieval history comes alive in Joseph and Frances Gies's Life in a Medieval Castle, used as a research resource by George R. R. Martin in creating the world of A Game of Thrones. Newly reissued for the first time in decades, Life in a Medieval Castle is the bestselling classic that has introduced countless readers to the wonders of the Middle Ages. Focusing on a castle called Chepstow on the border between England and Wales, acclaimed Medievalists Joseph and Frances Gies offer an exquisite portrait of what day-to-day life was actually like during .. Zistiť viac >>



The Third Chimpanzee - Jared Diamond

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We human beings share 98 percent of our genes with chimpanzees. Yet humans are the dominant species on the planet -- having founded civilizations and religions, developed intricate and diverse forms of communication, learned science, built cities, and created breathtaking works of art -- while chimps remain animals concerned primarily with the basic necessities of survival. What is it about that two percent difference in DNA that has created such a divergence between evolutionary cousins? In this fascinating, provocative, passionate, funny, endlessly entertaining work, renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning author and scientist Jared Diamond explores how the extraordinary human animal, in a remarkably short time, developed the capacity to rule the world . . . and the means to irrevocably destroy .. Zistiť viac >>



I Know This Much Is True - Wally Lamb

I Know This Much Is True - Wally Lamb shop >>

Huge American bestselling novel that tells of identical twins: a paranoid schizophrenic and his brother whose life is dominated by his resentment of and love for his damaged twin.. Zistiť viac >>



Lauren Conrad Style - Lauren Conrad

Lauren Conrad Style - Lauren Conrad shop >>

Lifestyle and fashion icon Lauren Conrad, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lauren Conrad Celebrate and Lauren Conrad Beauty, lets fans step into her enviable closet in this must-read guide on finding the perfect style. Filled with an inspiring array of fashion tips and personal stories, and lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photographs throughout, Lauren Conrad Style is the perfect book for all of Lauren's many fans and for any girl or woman looking for pointers from one of Hollywood's most relatable yet glamorous stars. You've seen Lauren Conrad on TV and red carpets, looking fabulous whether she's going casual for a day with friends or dressed for a night out. Now Lauren reveals how you can adapt her classic, understated style for yourself. In her first-ever style guid.. Zistiť viac >>



The World´s Worst Children 3 - David Walliams

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From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! Illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by artist genius, Tony Ross, these stories will appal and delight young readers. Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your bookshelf, 10 more horrendously hilarious stories about the absolute worst children ever! From ten-year old Hank and his endless pranks on his poor, long-suffering family, to Tandy and her titanic tantrums – this brand new collection is the perfect companion to World’s Worst Children books 1 and 2 and an ideal gift for the worst children in your life! This compendium of catastrophically horrid boys and girls is brought to you by the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams, and every s.. Zistiť viac >>



The Heist - Daniel Silva

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Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling author Daniel Silva. For all fans of Robert Ludlum... Zistiť viac >>



Grammar and Punctuation - Introductory Pupil Book - Louis Fidge

Grammar and Punctuation - Introductory Pupil Book - Louis Fidge shop >>

Collins Primary Focus: Grammar and Punctuation Introductory Pupil Book is aimed at ages 6+. Presented in a child-friendly design, each grammar concept is supported by visual cues. Follow-up activities allow children to develop grammar and punctuation skills at different levels. Progress units provide opportunities for assessment and consolidation. * Concepts reappear in each level to build confidence, reinforce learning and add complexity * Demonstrates clear links between grammar and punctuation * Supports all ability levels with a progression through solid practice of the core concept to using grammar and punctuation in the context of more extended writing * Engages all children with an updated design and a range of exciting, new artwork.. Zistiť viac >>



Boogie Bear - David Walliams

Boogie Bear - David Walliams shop >>

From Number One bestselling author David Walliams comes a hilarious and heartwarming picture book, brilliantly illustrated by the artistic genius, Tony Ross. Up at the North Pole, a big furry polar bear is swimming, fishing and eating. But when she nods off and finds herself far from home, she thinks things can’t get any worse. But they can… Much worse! An outrageously funny picture book with an incredibly heartwarming message about celebrating difference – in all its forms... Zistiť viac >>



Toltécké umění života a smrti - Příběh objevování - Barbara, Don Miguel Ruiz, Emrys

Toltécké umění života a smrti - Příběh objevování - Barbara, Don Miguel Ruiz, Emrys shop >>

„Naslouchejte, pozorujte a nebojte se změnit svůj vlastní svět. Záleží jen na vás.“ – Don Miguel Ruiz V roce 2002 prodělal Miguel Ruiz těžký infarkt, po němž strávil devět týdnů v kómatu. Kniha Toltécké umění života a smrti je svědectvím o niterné pouti, kterou podnikl na pomezí života a smrti, a o duchovních objevech, k nimž na této cestě dospěl. Zatímco jeho tělo leží v bezvědomí, Ruiz sní o lidech, myšlenkách a událostech, které formovaly jeho osobnost a jeho nevšední přístup k životu a smrti - k energii a hmotě. Toltécké umění života a smrti nechává čtenáře nahlédnout do mysli duchovního mistra a s bezpříkladnou otevřeností vykresluje jeho osobní vývoj. V románu, který je završením celoživotního učen.. Zistiť viac >>



The Wives: Emily Charlton is Back in a New Devil Wears Prada Novel - Lauren Weisberger

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Emily Charlton does not do the suburbs. A successful stylist and image consultant to Hollywood stars, she cut her teeth as assistant to legendary fashion editor Miranda Priestly in New York. But with Snapchatting millennials stealing her clients, Emily needs to get back in the game - and fast. She holes up at the home of her oldest friend Miriam in the upscale suburb of Greenwich. And when Miriam's friend, model Karolina Hartwell, is publicly dumped by her husband Graham, a senator with presidential ambitions, Emily scents the client of a lifetime. It's not just Karolina's reputation that's ruined. It's her family. And Miriam and Emily are determined he won't get away with it. First they'll get Karolina's son back. Then they'll help her get her own back. Because the wives are mad as hell ... Zistiť viac >>



Vynález lorda Randolpha - Stephanie Laurensová

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Lord Randolph Cavanaugh je věrný a oddaný – ale jen v očích své rodiny. Ostatní ho považují za odměřeného, chladného a váženého podnikatele jdoucího si tvrdě za svým. Ale Rand má i jiné sny… na svých cestách se seznámí s vášnivou kráskou, která prolomí jeho železné sebeovládání. Felicia Throgmortonová se snaží udržet svou rodinu nad vodou. Její zesnulý otec se celá desetiletí věnoval pouze vynálezům a bratr je rozhodnutý jeho dílo dokončit. Felicia si zoufá a neví, jak zachránit neutěšenou finanční situaci. Má před sebou těžký úkol – musí přesvědčit jejich investora, že otcův pošetilý projekt stojí za to, aby ho podpořil. Lord Randolph přijíždí na Throgmorton Hall v okamžiku, kdy vybuchne vynález, na které.. Zistiť viac >>



The 5 AM Club : Own Your Morning. Elevat - Robin S. Sharma

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Legendary leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5am Club concept over twenty years ago, based on a revolutionary morning routine that has helped his clients maximize their productivity, activate their best health and bulletproof their serenity in this age of overwhelming complexity. Now, in this life-changing book, handcrafted by the author over a rigorous four-year period, you will discover the early-rising habit that has helped so many accomplish epic results while upgrading their happiness, helpfulness and feelings of aliveness. Through an enchanting-and often amusing-story about two struggling strangers who meet an eccentric tycoon who becomes their secret mentor, The 5am Club will walk you through: * How great geniuses, business titans and the world's .. Zistiť viac >>



The Woman in the Window - A. J. Finn

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Get ready for the biggest thriller of 2018! `Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing' Gillian Flynn `One of those rare books that really is unputdownable' Stephen King 'Twisted to the power of max' Val McDermid `A dark, twisty confection' Ruth Ware What did she see? It's been ten long months since Anna Fox last left her home. Ten months during which she has haunted the rooms of her old New York house like a ghost, lost in her memories, too terrified to step outside. Anna's lifeline to the real world is her window, where she sits day after day, watching her neighbours. When the Russells move in, Anna is instantly drawn to them. A picture-perfect family of three, they are an echo of the life that was once hers. But one evening, a frenzied scream rips across the silence, and Anna witnesses something n.. Zistiť viac >>



Skrytá čísla - Margot Lee Shetterly

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Pravdivý příběh tří Afroameričanek, jež se zapsaly do dějin NASA jako tzv. lidské počítače. Matematičky černé pleti Dorothy Vaughanová, Mary Jacksonová a Katherine Johnsonová přispěly k největším úspěchům NASA a významně napomohly k uskutečnění amerického snu vyslat člověka do vesmíru a přistát na Měsíci. Jejich výpočty přispěly k tomu, že americký astronaut John Glenn mohl v roce 1962 úspěšně letět do kosmu. Příběh napsaný na základě osobních vzpomínek bývalých zaměstnanců a jejich rodinných příslušníků, studia archivních dokumentů, korespondence a článků v novinách o trojici černošek stojících na americkém společenském žebříčku na nejnižší příčce, jejichž práce však navždy změnila tvář NASA.. Zistiť viac >>



Carve the Mark: Book 2 - Veronica Rothová

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In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates. The Fates Divide is a richly imagined tale of hope and resilience told in four stunning perspectives. The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled by their fates, spoken by the oracles at their births. The fates, once determined, are inescapable. Akos is in love with Cyra, in spite of his fate: he will die in service to Cyra's family. And when Cyra's father, Lazmet Noavek - a soulless tyrant, thought to be dead - reclaims the Shotet throne, Akos believes his end is closer than ever. As Lazmet ignites a barbaric war, Cyra and Akos are desperate to stop him at any cost. For Cyra, that could mean taking the life of the man who may - or .. Zistiť viac >>



The Iron King 3: The Poisoned Crown - Maurice Druon

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'This was the original game of thrones' George R.R. Martin No man is impervious to the poisons of the crown...Having murdered his wife and exiled his mistress, King Louis X of France becomes besotted with Princess Clemence of Hungary and makes her his new Queen. However, though the matter of the succession should be assured, it is far from so, as Louis embarks on an ill-fated war against Flanders. Where his father, Philip IV, was strong, Louis is weak, and the ambitions of his proud, profligate barons threaten his power and the future of a kingdom once ruled by an Iron King... Zistiť viac >>



In the Heart Of the Sea - Nathaniel Philbrick

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The epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the nineteenth century - and inspiration for 'Moby-Dick' - reissued to accompany a major motion picture due for release in December 2015, directed by Ron Howard and starring Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker and Cillian Murphy... Zistiť viac >>



The Iron King 5: The She-Wolf - Maurice Druon

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This was the original game of thrones' George R.R. Martin Charles IV is now king of France and his sister is Edward II of England's Queen. Having been imprisoned by Edward as leader of the rebellious English barons, Roger Mortimer escapes to France, where he joins the war against the English Aquitaine. But it is his love affair with Isabella, the 'She-Wolf of France', who has come seemingly to negotiate a treaty of peace that seals his fate..... Zistiť viac >>



The Iron King 7: The King Without a Kingdom - Maurice Druon

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This was the original GAME OF THRONES' George R.R. Martin Available for the first time in English, THE KING WITHOUT A KINGDOM is the seventh and final volume of The Accursed Kings series. The reign of the Capetian kings has ended and John II, 'The Good', takes the throne. Under the leadership of this vain, cruel, incompetent monarch The Hundred Years War escalates and England and France begin to tear each other apart. Warring factions plunder the land, famine threatens the people and the Black Death spreads far and wide. France is bleeding to death around the new king..... Zistiť viac >>



The Iron King 6: The Lily and the Lion - Maurice Druon

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'This was the original game of thrones' George R.R. Martin The royal house of France has fallen. Charles IV is dead, fulfilling the curse of the Templars once and for all. This leaves the path to the throne open for Robert of Artois to place his cousin, Philippe of Valois, upon it. Having committed fraud, perjury and murder in the name of the new king, Robert expects to receive a title and his full reward. But the days of betrayal are far from over and Robert is banished to England. In the land of France's enemies vengeance sparks fresh conflict as King Edward III and his new ally prepare for war. As swords are sharpened the lion wakes and a pretender threatens France once more ..... Zistiť viac >>



The Dog - Joseph O´Neill

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LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOLINGER EVERYMAN WODEHOUSE PRIZE FOR COMIC FICTION The first novel from Joseph O'Neill since NETHERLAND. 'O'Neill, in this book, has come of age as a novelist ...a comic masterpiece ...as mordantly funny as the best of stand-up comedy ...Superb' John Banville, New York Review of Books In 2007, a New York attorney bumps into an old college buddy - and accepts his friend's offer of a job in Dubai, as the overseer of an enormous family fortune. Haunted by the collapse of his relationship and hoping for a fresh start, our strange hero begins to suspect that he has exchanged one inferno for another. A funny and wholly original work of international literature, 'The Dog' is led by a brilliantly entertaining anti-hero. Imprisoned by hi.. Zistiť viac >>



Backstabber - Kimberlay Chambers

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The No.1 Sunday Times bestseller If you don't face your enemies - they'll stab you in the back. One of them has a gun to his head. Who will pull the trigger? When king of the underworld Vinny Butler goes into business with respected villain Eddie Mitchell, it's a match made in East End legend. Friends and family are treated like gold, enemies like rats - it's the life. Then mysterious packages arrive, dead creatures and threats. Someone is out for revenge. Who the enemy is, nobody knows, anyone could be taking a pop. The gypsies who cursed Eddie, ghosts from Vinnie's past, enemies needing revenge. Even their own flesh and blood? There are some people you should never cross, some who can't forgive or forget. Who is the backstabber?.. Zistiť viac >>



The Nest - Cynthia D´Aprix Sweeneyová

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'I couldn't stop reading or caring about the juicy and dysfunctional Plumb family' AMY POEHLER 'A masterfully constructed, darkly comic, and immensely captivating tale...Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney is a real talent' ELIZABETH GILBERT A sharp and funny debut about a wonderfully dysfunctional New York family and the three grown-up siblings fighting to save the family money pot - the 'nest' - as their oldest brother threatens to lose it all. When Leo Plumb drives off drunk from a party in a sports car with a nineteen-year-old waitress in tow, to the moral and legal fallout must be added the horrible inconvenience to his brother and sisters. Leo's rehab costs have severely depleted 'the nest' - the family's joint trust fund that would have cut them loose from their my.. Zistiť viac >>



Černá vdova - Daniel Silva

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A pak Hannah došlo, že žádnou pravou ruku nemá. A podle všeho neměla ani pravou nohu. Trochu pootočila hlavu a spatřila muže, který ležel vedle ní. „Pane profesore Straussi, jste to vy?“ Jenže muž nic neříkal. Byl mrtvý. A brzy budu mrtvá i já, pomyslela si Hannah. Gabriel Allon se má konečně stát šéfem izraelské tajné zpravodajské služby. V předvečer jeho povýšení ale teroristé z ISIS odpálí v pařížské čtvrti Marais silnou bombu a francouzská vláda věří, že jenom on dokáže odstranit muže, který je za tuto hrůzu zodpovědný. Teroristu, který kdykoliv může udeřit znovu… Gabrielovi zbývá jediná možnost – najít agenta schopného proniknout do samého středu nejnebezpečnější teroristické organizace, jakou kdy kdo po.. Zistiť viac >>



Nedostižní - Alyson Noël

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Každý to chce někam dotáhnout. Layla Harrisonová hodlá skoncovat s vysedáváním na pláži a raději hlásat trefné postřehy zpoza reportérského pultu. Aster Amirpourová má chuť seřvat každého dalšího vedoucího castingu, od kterého uslyší: „Chceme to pojmout etnicky, ale jinak etnicky, než jak jste etnická vy.” Tommy Phillips sní o tom, že si koupí dvanáctistrunnou kytaru a díky virtuóznímu hraní si prorazí cestu zpátky do života svého slavného otce, který ho kdysi opustil. Avšak Madison Brooksová už dávno uchopila svůj osud pevně do rukou a udělala si z něj poskoka. Je nejzářivější hollywoodskou hvězdičkou a všechno, co udělala pro svou slávu, je pouhou skvrnou na chodníku, zemí pod jehlovými podpatky jejích lodiček znač.. Zistiť viac >>



Bad Dad - David Walliams

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In yet another dazzling David Walliams classic, Bad Dad is a fast and furious, heart-warming, riches-to-rags story that will have readers on the edge of their seats, roaring with laughter and holding back the tears. David Walliams said, “Bad Dad is about a boy named Frank whose dad is thrown into prison for driving the getaway car in a bank robbery. Frank hatches a daring plan to break his father out of prison for the night so they can put the stolen money back. But will the evil crime boss Mr Big stop them?".. Zistiť viac >>



The Key - Simon Toyne

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Conspiracy thrillers don't come any bigger or better than THE KEY - from the author of the bestselling thriller debut of 2011, SANCTUS: 'Plenty of action, plenty of intrigue and wonderfully imaginative. The sort of novel to devour in one sitting' Kate Mosse... Zistiť viac >>



Opatrné city - Nora Robertsová

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2 příběhy v 1 knížce Nedokončená záležitost Vanessa, světoznámá pianistka, se po smrti otce vrací do rodného města, aby se tu po dvanácti letech znovu setkala s matkou – a našla odpovědi na řadu otázek, jimiž se tak dlouho trápila. Konečně se dozvídá pravdu o tíživé a pohnuté matčině minulosti i důvodech, které vedly její studentskou lásku Bradyho k tomu, že ji opustil. Vanessa se teď s Bradym pomalu sbližuje, ale navázat důvěrný vztah se bojí. Sama ještě neví, co podnikne s vlastním životem… Láska pro vítěze Johanna je úspěšná televizní produkční. Stálo ji nemálo úsilí prosadit se ve světě, v němž prim hrají muži, a je na svůj úspěch patřičně hrdá. Poučena příkladem svého otce, věhlasného producenta, .. Zistiť viac >>



And Sons - David Gilbert

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Who is A. N. Dyer? For fans of 'The Art of Fielding' and 'Wonder Boys' - this is the panoramic, deeply affecting story of an iconic novelist and the heartbreaking truths that fiction can hide... Zistiť viac >>



Chasing Harry Winston - Lauren Weisberger

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From the author of the million copy bestselling The Devil Wears Prada. Three best friends. Two resolutions. One year to pull it off. Emmy has just split with her boyfriend of five years. A serial monogamist, she suddenly realises how much she's missed the thrill of single life. A new job travelling across the globe could offer her the one thing she is craving, so she vows to find a man on every continent for some pure no-strings-attached fun. Adriana is stunning and can have any man she desires. Yet all she wants is an eligible bachelor who'll slip a five-carat Harry Winston diamond on her finger. Leigh has a doting boyfriend that most girls would kill for. But when literary bad boy Jesse Chapman asks to work with her and more, she just can't refuse. The three friends make a pact - come he.. Zistiť viac >>



Prague Winter: A Personal Story Of Remem - Madeleine Albrightová

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From former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright comes a moving and thoughtful memoir of her formative years in Czechoslovakia during the tumult of Nazi occupation, World War II, fascism, and the onset of the Cold War. An intensely personal journey into the past that offers vital lessons for the future, Prague Winter combines the intimacy of an autobiography with the drama of an exciting and well-told story—all underpinned by the gravity and intelligence of a serious work of history. The result is a highly readable and incisive work filled with tragedy and triumph, a resonant narrative informed by Albright’s remarkable life experience and her characteristic candor in speaking hard truths... Zistiť viac >>



Na příkaz dámy - Stephanie Laurensová

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Když kapitán Declan Frobisher poprvé spatřil lady Edwinu Delbraithovou, věděl, že je to žena, kterou musí mít. Potomek námořnické dynastie byl zvyklý dostat, co si usmyslel, a tak se zanedlouho konala svatba. Představy o manželství měl každý zcela odlišné. Declan si představoval klidnou a tichou partnerku, která mu povede domácnost a bude vychovávat jejich děti, zatímco on bude pokračovat ve svém dobrodružném životě korzára… Jenže pod éterickým zevnějškem Edwiny se skrývá nezlomná a odhodlaná žena, která rozhodně nebude na svého manžela poslušně čekat doma. Poté, co jí Declan oznámí, že se musí vydat na cestu do západní Afriky, se Edwina rozhodne vzít osud do svých rukou. Na tajné misi, na níž zažijí nejedno nebezpečí,.. Zistiť viac >>



The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 2 - Neil Gaiman

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The second paperback edition of a glorious two-volume, full-color graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery and Carnegie Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book, adapted by P. Craig Russell and illustrated by an extraordinary team of renowned artists. Inventive, chilling, and filled with wonder, Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book reaches new heights in this stunning adaptation. Artists Kevin Nowlan, P. Craig Russell, Galen Showman, Scott Hampton, and David Lafuente lend their own signature styles to create an imaginatively diverse and yet cohesive interpretation of Neil Gaiman's luminous novel. Volume Two includes Chapter Six through the end of the book... Zistiť viac >>




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