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P - Vintage Cars - Ken Gross, Laziz Hamani

P - Vintage Cars - Ken Gross, Laziz Hamani shop >>

Nadčasová krása starých automobilov vyvoláva v ľuďoch silné reakcie a vášniví zberatelia pokojne minú milióny, aby získali archívny model. Dôvodom je nostalgia, ktorú v nás veterány evokujú. Hodnota modelu závisí od jeho jedinečnosti, kvality a tiež značky. Vďaka vynikajúcim fotografiám prémiových modelov od presláveného fotografa Laziza Hamaniho je zbierka Archívne autá poctou veľkým automobilom minulosti. Mnohé modely neodškriepiteľne fascinujú vášnivých zberateľov aj v súčasnosti. (Miera a oblasť poškodenia, ohnutých stránok, alebo rozmanitosť môže byť rôzna v závislosti od knihy, zohľadnená ponúkanou zľavou 50%. Vzhľadom k tomu nie je možné na ponúkané tituly uplatniť reklamáciu) The timeless beauty of antique automo.. Zistiť viac >>



Europe - A History - Norman Davies

Europe - A History - Norman Davies shop >>

From the Ice Age to the Cold War, from Reykjavik to the Volga, from Minos to Margaret Thatcher, Norman Davies here tells the entire story of Europe in a single volume. It is the most ambitious history of the continent ever undertaken... Zistiť viac >>



The Testaments - Margaret Atwoodová

The Testaments - Margaret Atwoodová shop >>

The wait is over. And so I step up, into the darkness within; or else the light. When the van door slammed on Offred’s future at the end of The Handmaid’s Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her – freedom, prison or death. With The Testaments, the wait is over. Margaret Atwood’s sequel picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead. ‘Dear Readers: Everything you’ve ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we’ve been living in.’ Margaret Atwood.. Zistiť viac >>



Today We Die a Little : The Rise and Fall of Emil Zatopek, Olympic Legend - Richard Askwith

Today We Die a Little : The Rise and Fall of Emil Zatopek, Olympic Legend - Richard Askwith shop >>

The definitive biography of one of the greatest, most extraordinary runners and Olympic heroes of all time, from the author of running classic Feet in the Clouds. On the track, his running made him a legend; off it, his charisma and humanity made him a hero. No runner has generated myth like Emil Zatopek, the Czechoslovakian soldier who revolutionised distance running after World War II. The minutiae of his victories and training methods, the poignant details of his generosity and downfall - all have been endlessly repeated and reinvented, but the full truth never told. Zatopek won five Olympic medals, set 18 world records, and went undefeated over 10,000 metres for six years. He redefined the boundaries of endurance, training in Army boots, in snow, in sand, in darkness. But his toughness.. Zistiť viac >>



Judge on Trial - Ivan Klíma

Judge on Trial - Ivan Klíma shop >>

Part thriller, part domestic tragedy, at once political and intensely personal, Ivan Kilma's epicly scaled new novel is an inquest into the compromises that turned even the best citizens of Czechoslovakia into accomplices of its late totalitarian regime. "Enormously powerful."--New York Times Book Review... Zistiť viac >>



The Only Story - Julian Barnes

The Only Story - Julian Barnes shop >>

Would you rather love the more, and suffer the more; or love the less, and suffer the less? That is, I think, finally, the only real question. First love has lifelong consequences, but Paul doesn't know anything about that at nineteen. At nineteen, he's proud of the fact his relationship flies in the face of social convention. As he grows older, the demands placed on Paul by love become far greater than he could possibly have foreseen. Tender and wise, The Only Story is a deeply moving novel by one of fiction's greatest mappers of the human heart... Zistiť viac >>



Unbreakable - Richard Askwith

Unbreakable - Richard Askwith shop >>

Czechoslovakia, October 1937. Europe's youngest democracy is on its knees. Millions are mourning the death of the nation's founding father, the saintly Tomas Masaryk. Across the border, the Third Reich is menacing - and plotting to invade. In the Czechoslovak heartlands, vast crowds have gathered to watch the threatened nation's most prestigious sporting contest: the Grand Pardubice steeplechase. Notoriously dangerous, the race is considered the ultimate test of manhood and fighting spirit. The Nazis, as usual, have sent their paramilitary elite: SS officers schooled to be Hitler's most ruthless enforcers. Their mission: to crush - yet again - the "subhuman Slavs". The local cavalry officers have no hope of stopping them. But there is one other contestant: a silver-haired countess rid.. Zistiť viac >>



Shattered - Rebecca Asher

Shattered - Rebecca Asher shop >>

Exposes the inequalities perpetuated by the state, employers and the parenting industry and suggests imaginative ways forward to achieve more balanced and fulfilling lives. This title draws on the experiences of mothers and fathers in the UK and around the world in setting out a manifesto for a new model of family life... Zistiť viac >>



The Association of Small Bombs - Karan Mahajan

The Association of Small Bombs - Karan Mahajan shop >>

This is one of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2016. It is also a New York Times Notable Book of 2016. On a hot May day in 1996 a car bomb detonates in a Delhi marketplace. Just a 'small' bomb, but it is fatal for two Khurana school boys. Their friend Mansoor survives the blast bearing the physical and psychological effects of the bomb. After a failed stint at university in America, Mansoor returns to Delhi, where he becomes entangled with the mysterious and charismatic Ayub, a fearless young activist. Yet Mansoor isn't the only one damaged by the bomb. Mr and Mrs Khurana are trapped in labyrinthine legal battles, desperate for justice to appease their grief. Young bomb maker Shockie, striving for the future independence of his Kashmiri homeland, is also in Delhi that day.. Zistiť viac >>



Age of Ambition - Evan Osnos

Age of Ambition - Evan Osnos shop >>

Tells stories of a young army captain who risked execution to swim from free-market Taiwan to Communist China, a barber who made $150 million in the gambling dens of Macau, and, the richest woman in China, a recycling tycoon known as the 'Wastepaper Queen'. This book describes the clash between the individual and the Communist Party's struggle... Zistiť viac >>



Macbeth (anglicky) - Jo Nesbo

Macbeth (anglicky) - Jo Nesbo shop >>

Set in a dark, rainy northern town, Nesbo's Macbeth pits the ambitions of a corrupt policeman against loyal colleagues, a drug-depraved underworld and the pull of childhood friendships. Get ready to helter-skelter through the darkest tunnels of human experience... Zistiť viac >>



The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock - Imogen Hermes Gowar

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock - Imogen Hermes Gowar shop >>

This voyage is special. It will change everything... One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock hears urgent knocking on his front door. One of his captains is waiting eagerly on the step. He has sold Jonah's ship for what appears to be a mermaid. As gossip spreads through the docks, coffee shops, parlours and brothels, everyone wants to see Mr Hancock's marvel. Its arrival spins him out of his ordinary existence and through the doors of high society. At an opulent party, he makes the acquaintance of Angelica Neal, the most desirable woman he has ever laid eyes on... and a courtesan of great accomplishment. This meeting will steer both their lives onto a dangerous new course, on which they will learn that priceless things come at the greatest cost. Where will their ambitions.. Zistiť viac >>



Blood Communion : A Tale of Prince Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles 13)

Blood Communion : A Tale of Prince Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles 13) shop >>

FROM INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND 'QUEEN OF THE UNDEAD', ANNE RICE The Vampire Chronicles continue with a riveting, rich saga - part adventure, part fairy tale - of Prince Lestat and the story of how he came to rule the vampire world From his meticulously restored ancestral chateau high up in the mountains of France, Prince Lestat grapples to instil a new ideology of peace and harmony among the blood-drinking community. Accustomed to welcoming the Undead from far and wide, one night he awakes to news of a ruthless attack by a group of maverick blood-drinkers. After fleeing to investigate the terror, Lestat learns of several new enemies who despise his rule over the blood-drinking realm, and who are intent on disrupting the harmony he tries so hard to maintain. But is Lestat.. Zistiť viac >>



Women, Race, & Class - Angela Y. Davis

Women, Race, & Class - Angela Y. Davis shop >>

A powerful study of the women's liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. From the widely revered and legendary political activist and scholar Angela Davis... Zistiť viac >>



The Descendants - Kaui Hart Hemmings

The Descendants - Kaui Hart Hemmings shop >>

A descendant of one of Hawaii's largest landowners, Matt King finds his luck changed when his wife Joanie falls into a coma, victim of a boating accident. Matt is left in sole charge of his two daughters, teenage ex-model and recovering drug addict Alex, and Scottie, a feisty ten-year-old. And then Matt discovers Joanie has been having an affair... Zistiť viac >>



Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights shop >>

In the near future, after a storm strikes New York City, the strangenesses begin. A down-to-earth gardener finds that his feet no longer touch the ground. A graphic novelist awakens in his bedroom to a mysterious entity that resembles his own sub-Stan Lee creation. Abandoned at the mayor's office, a baby identifies corruption with her mere presence, marking the guilty with blemishes and boils. A seductive gold digger is soon tapped to combat forces beyond imagining. Unbeknownst to them, they are all descended from the whimsical, capricious, wanton creatures known as the jinn. Centuries ago, Dunia, a princess of the jinn, fell in love with a mortal man of reason. Together they produced an astonishing number of children, unaware of their fantastical powers, who spread across generations in t.. Zistiť viac >>



Runaway - Alice Munroová

Runaway - Alice Munroová shop >>

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature The matchless Munro makes art out of everyday lives in this exquisite collection. Here are men and women of wildly different times and circumstances, their lives made vividly palpable by the nuance and empathy of Munro's writing. Runaway is about the power and betrayals of love, about lost children, lost chances. There is pain and desolation beneath the surface, like a needle in the heart, which makes these stories more powerful and compelling than anything she has written before. Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2009... Zistiť viac >>



The Novels

The Novels shop >>

While Bruce Chatwin is best known as a master of travel literature, his three acclaimed novels must not be overlooked. Here we see a writer exploring human life, from its freedoms to its limits, in ever more exhilarating and unexpected ways. In On the Black Hill, twin brothers begin to realise that the world beyond their familiar fields is changing. In Utz, a scholar visits a communist state to meet an eccentric porcelain collector. And in The Viceroy of Ouidah, an ambitious slave trader makes a choice that could threaten his ultimate dream... Zistiť viac >>



Bradley Wiggins - My Time - An Autobiogr - Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins - My Time - An Autobiogr - Bradley Wiggins shop >>

On 22 July 2012 the author made history as the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France. Ten days later at the London Olympic Games he won gold in the time trial to become his country's most decorated Olympian. In an instant 'Wiggo', the kid from Kilburn, was a national hero. This title tells the story of his remarkable journey... Zistiť viac >>



Hemingway On War - Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway On War - Ernest Hemingway shop >>

Offers an unparalleled portrayal of the physical and psychological impact of war and its aftermath. This title represents the author's penetrating chronicles of perseverance and defeat, courage and fear, and love and loss in the midst of modern warfare... Zistiť viac >>



When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi shop >>

This book is the New York Times Number One Bestseller. The Sunday Times Number one Bestseller. "Finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option...Unmissable." (New York Times). At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live. When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from a medical student asking what makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity - the brain - and finally into a patient and a new father. What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when when life is catastrophically interr.. Zistiť viac >>



Homo Deus : A Brief History of Tomorrow - Yuval Harari Noah

Homo Deus : A Brief History of Tomorrow - Yuval Harari Noah shop >>

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER SAPIENS 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[unk] 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 artificial life. It asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here[unk] And how will we protect this fragile world from our ow.. Zistiť viac >>



T2 Trainspotting - Irvine Welsh

T2 Trainspotting - Irvine Welsh shop >>

Having failed spectacularly as a hustler, pimp, husband, father and businessman, Sick Boy taps into an opportunity which to him represents one last throw of the dice. However, to realise his ambitions within the Adult industries, Sick Boy must team up with old pal and fellow exile Mark Renton... Zistiť viac >>



Bluebeard´s Egg and Other Stories - Margaret Atwoodová

Bluebeard´s Egg and Other Stories - Margaret Atwoodová shop >>

Features a man who finds himself surrounded by women who are becoming pale, silent and smaller; a woman's intimate life is strangely dominated by the fear of nuclear warfare; and a melancholy teenage love is swept away by a hurricane. This work captures the complex forces that govern our relationships, and the powerful emotions that guide them... Zistiť viac >>



Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - Haruki Murakami

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - Haruki Murakami shop >>

A mesmerising mystery story about friendship from the internationally bestselling author of Norwegian Wood and 1Q84 Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning ‘red pine’, and Oumi, ‘blue sea’, while the girls’ names were Shirane, ‘white root’, and Kurono, ‘black field’. Tazaki was the only last name with no colour in it. One day Tsukuru Tazaki’s friends announced that they didn't want to see him, or talk to him, ever again. Since that day Tsukuru has been floating through life, unable to form intimate connections with anyone. But then he meets Sara, who tells him that the time has come to find out what happened all those years ago... Zistiť viac >>



The Gene : An Intimate History - Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Gene : An Intimate History - Siddhartha Mukherjee shop >>

Selected as a Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Economist, Independent, Observer and Mail on Sunday. The New York Times Number One Bestseller BBC Radio 4 Book Of The Week. "Dramatic and precise...[A] thrilling and comprehensive account of what seems certain to be the most radical, controversial and, to borrow from the subtitle, intimate science of our time...He is a natural storyteller...A page-turner...Read this book and steel yourself for what comes next." (Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times). The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from bestselling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee. Spanning the globe and several centuries, The Gene is the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and defines humans, that govern.. Zistiť viac >>



The Dust that Falls from Dreams - Louis de Berniéres

The Dust that Falls from Dreams - Louis de Berniéres shop >>

A return to the epic romance, heroism, history and warm and eccentric cast of characters that made CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN such an extraordinary hit (2.5 million copies sold). In the brief golden years before the outbreak of World War I, Rosie McCosh and her three very different sisters are growing up in an eccentric household in Kent, with their neighbours the Pitt boys on one side and the Pendennis boys on the other. But their days of childhood adventure are shadowed by the approach of the conflict that will engulf them on the cusp of adulthood. When the boys end up scattered along the Western Front, Rosie is left confused by her love for two young men - one an infantry soldier and one a flying ace. Can she, and her sisters, build new lives out of the opportunities and devastations .. Zistiť viac >>



Blue Dog - Louis de Berniéres

Blue Dog - Louis de Berniéres shop >>

When a family tragedy means Mick is sent to the outback to live with his Granpa, it looks as if he has a lonely life ahead of him. The cattle station is a tough place for a child, where nature is brutal and the men must work hard in the heat and dust. However, after a cyclone hits, things change for Mick... Zistiť viac >>



The Death of Mrs Westaway - Ruth Wareová

The Death of Mrs Westaway - Ruth Wareová shop >>

'The Death of Mrs Westaway is Ruth Ware's best: a dark and dramatic thriller, part murder mystery, part family drama, altogether riveting' AJ FINN, bestselling author of THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW. When Harriet Westaway receives an unexpected letter telling her she's inherited a substantial bequest from her Cornish grandmother, it seems like the answer to her prayers. She owes money to a loan shark and the threats are getting increasingly aggressive: she needs to get her hands on some cash fast. There's just one problem - Hal's real grandparents died more than twenty years ago. The letter has been sent to the wrong person. But Hal knows that the cold-reading techniques she's honed as a seaside fortune teller could help her con her way to getting the money. If anyone has the skills to turn up .. Zistiť viac >>



All the Birds, Singing - Evie Wyld

All the Birds, Singing - Evie Wyld shop >>

Jake Whyte is the sole resident of an old farmhouse on an unnamed British island, a place of ceaseless rains and battering winds. It's just her, her untamed companion, Dog, and a flock of sheep. Which is how she wanted it to be. But something is coming for the sheep - every few nights it picks one off, leaves it in rags. It could be anything... Zistiť viac >>



Nothing But the Truth: Selected Dispatches - Anna Politkovská

Nothing But the Truth: Selected Dispatches - Anna Politkovská shop >>

From the author of the internationally acclaimed Putin's Russia and A Russian Diary, this book offers a collection of her best writings... Zistiť viac >>



The World As It Is : Inside the Obama Wh - Ben Rhodes

The World As It Is : Inside the Obama Wh - Ben Rhodes shop >>

A revelatory, behind-the-scenes account of the Obama presidency from perhaps his closest collaborator, and a political memoir about the power of words to change our world This is a book about two people making the most important decisions in the world. One is Barack Obama. The other is Ben Rhodes. A young writer and Washington outsider, Rhodes was plucked from obscurity aged 29. For nearly ten years, he was at the centre of the Obama Administration - first as a speech-writer, then a policy maker, and finally a close collaborator. Here, Rhodes tells the full story of his partnership - and, ultimately, friendship - with a historic president. From the early days of the Obama campaign to the final hours in the Oval Office, he puts us in the room at the most tense and poignant moments in .. Zistiť viac >>



Chaucer : Brief Lives - Peter Ackroyd

Chaucer : Brief Lives - Peter Ackroyd shop >>

Geoffrey Chaucer has some claim to being the greatest poet in the English language. Yet he has also been considered to be an invisible poet, self-depreciating and ironic, leaving only the breath of his comedy behind. In truth a great deal is known of him. He was a royal servant, who was indicted for rape... Zistiť viac >>



Peak : How All of Us Can Achieve Extraordinary Things - Andrew Ericsson

Peak : How All of Us Can Achieve Extraordinary Things - Andrew Ericsson shop >>

You don't have to be a genius to achieve extraordinary things. In this fascinating book, Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool explain that learning new skills doesn't need to be daunting. Musical prodigies, sports stars and leading scientists acquire their special abilities through training - and all of us can do the same. Based on thirty years of pioneering research, Peak shows that success simply requires the right kind of practice and offers essential advice on setting goals, receiving guidance and motivating ourselves. The astonishing stories prove that whether we're at work or at school, in the music room or on the sports field, we can master almost anything. 'Remarkable...who among us doesn't want to learn how to get better at life?' Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of Freakonomics 'This book.. Zistiť viac >>



Trainspotting - Irvine Welsch

Trainspotting - Irvine Welsch shop >>

An unremitting powerhouse of a novel that marks the arrival of a major new talent. Trainspotting is a loosely knotted string of jagged, dislocated tales that lay bare the hearts of darkness of the junkies, wide-boys and psychos who ride in the down escalator of opportunity in the nation's capital. Loud with laughter in the dark, this novel is the real McCoy. If you haven't heard of Irvine Welsh before-don't worry, you will' The Herald.. Zistiť viac >>



The Ghost Writer - Philip Roth

The Ghost Writer - Philip Roth shop >>

When talented young writer Nathan Zuckerman makes his pilgrimage to sit at the feet of his hero, the reclusive master of American Literature, E. I. Lonoff, he soon finds himself enmeshed in the great Jewish writer's domestic life, with all its complexity, artifice and drive for artistic truth. As Nathan sits in breathlessly awkward conversation with his idol, a glimpse of a dark-haired beauty through a closing doorway leaves him reeling. He soon learns that the entrancing vision is Amy Bellette, but her position in the Lonoff household - student? mistress? - remains tantalisingly unclear. Over a disturbed and confusing dinner, Nathan gleans snippets of Amy's haunting Jewish background, and begins to draw his own fantastical conclusions..... Zistiť viac >>



Full Gas : How to Win a Bike Race - Tact - Peter Cossins

Full Gas : How to Win a Bike Race - Tact - Peter Cossins shop >>

Riding as fast as you could for as long as you could was the main tactic in the early days of road racing when Grand Tours could be won by hours. Now a minute's delay thanks to a puncture could ruin a rider's chances over a three-week race and the sport is described as nothing less than chess on wheels. The intricacies and complexities of cycling are what makes it so appealing: an eye for opportunity and a quick mind are just as crucial to success as a 'big engine' or good form. So how do you win a bike race? How do you cope with crosswinds, cobbles, elbows-out sprints, weaving your way through a teeming peloton? Why are steady nerves one of the best weapons in a rider's arsenal and breakaway artists to be revered? Where do you see the finest showcase of tactical brilliance? Peter Cossi.. Zistiť viac >>



21 Lessons for the 21st Century - Yuval Harari Noah

21 Lessons for the 21st Century - Yuval Harari Noah shop >>

Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today's most urgent issues. The golden thread running through his exhilarating new book is the challenge of maintaining our collective and individual focus in the face of constant and disorienting change. Are we still capable of understanding the world we have created?.. Zistiť viac >>



The Handmaid´s Tale - Margaret Atwoodová

The Handmaid´s Tale - Margaret Atwoodová shop >>

'It isn't running away they're afraid of. We wouldn't get far. It's those other escapes, the ones you can open in yourself, given a cutting edge' Offred is a Handmaid. She has only one function: to breed. If she refuses to play her part she will, like all dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. She may walk daily to the market and utter demure words to other Handmaid's, but her role is fixed, her freedom a forgotten concept. Offred remembers her old life - love, family, a job, access to the news. It has all been taken away. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire. Includes exclusive content: In The 'Backstory' you can read Margaret Atwood's account of how she came to write this landmark dystopian novel... Zistiť viac >>



I Served the King of England - Bohumil Hrabal

I Served the King of England - Bohumil Hrabal shop >>

This book contains an introduction by Adam Thirlwell. Sparkling with comic genius and narrative exuberance, "I Served the King of England" is a story of how the unbelievable came true. Its remarkable hero, Ditie, is a hotel waiter who rises to become a millionaire and then loses it all again against the backdrop of events in Prague from the German invasion to the victory of Communism. Ditie's fantastic journey intertwines the political and the personal in a narrative that both enlightens and entertains... Zistiť viac >>



Sagan: My World - Peter Sagan

Sagan: My World - Peter Sagan shop >>

From 2015 to 2017, Peter Sagan achieved the seemingly impossible: he won three road race World Championships in a row, ensuring his entry into the history books as one of the greatest riders of all time. But to look at Peter's record in isolation is to tell only a fraction of his story, because Peter doesn't just win: he entertains. Every moment in the saddle is an opportunity to express his personality, and nobody else has succeeded in making elite cycling look so much fun. From no-hands wheelies on the slopes of Mont Ventoux to press conference mischief with clamouring journalists, Peter exudes a passion for the sport and a lovable desire to bring smiles to the faces of his fans. So, for the very first time, you will have the opportunity to glimpse behind the scenes of Peter's world... Zistiť viac >>



Boyhood : A Memoir - John Maxwell Coetzee

Boyhood : A Memoir - John Maxwell Coetzee shop >>

A first volume of memoirs, revisiting the South Africa of half a century ago, of a boy growing up in a small country town with a father he could not respect and a mother he adored. Coetzee evokes the tensions, delights and terrors of childhood, in a world of unexplained rules he knew he must obey... Zistiť viac >>



Deep Shelter - Oliver Harris

Deep Shelter - Oliver Harris shop >>

London is steaming under a summer of filthy heat and sudden storms - and Detective Nick Belsey, of Hampstead CID, is trying to stay out of trouble. But then somebody sets him a riddle. How does a man walk into a dead-end alley and never come out? How does he disappear?.. Zistiť viac >>



Sweet Tooth - Ian McEwan

Sweet Tooth - Ian McEwan shop >>

Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services. The year is 1972. Britain, confronting economic disaster, is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism and faces its fifth state of emergency. The Cold War has entered a moribund phase, but the fight goes on, especially in the cultural sphere. Serena, a compulsive reader of novels, is sent on a ‘secret mission’ which brings her into the literary world of Tom Haley, a promising young writer. First she loves his stories, then she begins to love the man. Can she maintain the fiction of her undercover life? And who is inventing whom? To answer these questions, Serena must abandon the f.. Zistiť viac >>



The Redeemer - Jo Nesbo

The Redeemer - Jo Nesbo shop >>

OVER 28 MILLION BOOKS SOLD WORLDWIDE ‘This book had my pulse in the red zone from start to finish’ Michael Connelly It is a freezing December night and Christmas shoppers have gathered to listen to a carol concert. Then a shot rings out and one of the singers falls to the floor, dead. Detective Harry Hole and his team are called in to investigate but have little to work with – there is no immediate suspect, no weapon and no motive. But when the assassin discovers he's shot the wrong man, Harry finds his troubles have only just begun... Zistiť viac >>



On Chesil Beach (Film Tie In) - Ian McEwan

On Chesil Beach (Film Tie In) - Ian McEwan shop >>

It is July 1962. Edward and Florence, young innocents married that morning, arrive at a hotel on the Dorset coast. At dinner in their rooms they struggle to suppress their private fears of the wedding night to come and, unbeknownst to them both, the events of the evening will haunt them for the rest of their lives... Zistiť viac >>



McMafia : Seriously Organised Crime (Film Tie In) - Misha Glenny

McMafia : Seriously Organised Crime (Film Tie In) - Misha Glenny shop >>

Now a major BBC series Have you ever illegally downloaded a DVD? Taken drugs? Fallen for a phishing scam? Organised crime is part of all our worlds - often without us even knowing. McMafia is a journey through the new world of international organised crime, from gunrunners in Ukraine to money launderers in Dubai, by way of drug syndicates in Canada and cyber criminals in Brazil. This edition comes with a new introduction and epilogue from author Misha Glenny... Zistiť viac >>



The Bridge : A Journey Between Orient and Occident - Geert Mak

The Bridge : A Journey Between Orient and Occident - Geert Mak shop >>

Istanbul's Galata Bridge has spanned the Golden Horn since the sixth century AD, connecting the old city with the more Western districts to the north. But the bridge is a city in itself, peopled by merchants and petty thieves, tourists and fishermen, and at the same time a microcosmic reflection of Turkey as the link between Asia and Europe. Geert Mak introduces us to the cigarette vendors and the best pickpockets in Europe, to the pride of the cobbler and the tea-seller's homesickness, and interweaves their stories with vignettes illuminating the extraordinary history of Istanbul and Turkey. Charming and learned, The Bridge is a delightful book from the author of the acclaimed international bestseller In Europe... Zistiť viac >>



The Hollow Man - Oliver Harris

The Hollow Man - Oliver Harris shop >>

Detective Nick Belsey is broke. Now it looks like he's out of a job - something happened last night, something with the boss' wife... At dawn, on what should be the last day of Belsey's career, Hampstead CID is ghostly quiet. Belsey checks the overnight files. There's a missing-person report. But this one's different... Zistiť viac >>



Suite Francaise - Iréne Némirovsky

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France, 1940. Lucile Angellier’s husband has been captured as a prisoner-of-war, and all she can do is wait for him – and tend to the household controlled by her domineering mother-in-law. Their small village is soon occupied by a regiment of German soldiers, forcing the locals to coexist with an invading Nazi force. Lieutenant Bruno von Falk takes up lodgings with the Angellier women, and Lucile struggles with her growing feelings for the officer – soon a powerful love draws them together, and they too fall victim to the tragedy of war. Irene Némirovsky began writing Suite Française in 1940, but her death in Auschwitz prevented her from seeing the day, sixty-five years later, that the novel would be discovered by her daughter and hailed worldwide as a masterpiece. Irene Némir.. Zistiť viac >>



Orlando: A Biography - Virginia Woolfová

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Orlando is a passionate young nobleman whose days are spent in rowdy revelry, filled with the colourful delights of Queen Elizabeth's court. By the close, he will have transformed into a modern, thirty-six-year-old woman and three centuries will have passed... Zistiť viac >>



Peter Duck

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'Why do they call him Black Jake? Is it because of his hair?' Titty asked. 'Because of his heart' said Peter Duck. The Swallows and Amazons, as well as Captain Flint and the ancient able seaman Peter Duck, set sail on the Wild Cat bound for the Channel... Zistiť viac >>



New Boy - Tracy Chevalierová

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From the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring and The Last Runaway Arriving at his fourth school in six years, diplomat's son Osei knows he needs an ally if he is to survive his first day - so he's lucky to hit it off with Dee, the most popular girl in school. But one student can't stand to witness this budding relationship: Ian decides to destroy the friendship between the black boy and the golden girl. By the end of the day, the school and its key players - teachers and pupils alike - will never be the same again. The tragedy of Othello is transposed to a 1970s suburban Washington schoolyard in Tracy Chevalier's powerful drama of friends torn apart by jealousy, bullying and betrayal... Zistiť viac >>



Here and Gone - Haylen Beck

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Audra has finally left her abusive husband. She’s taken the family car and her young children, Sean and Louise, are buckled up in the back. This is their chance for a fresh start. Audra keeps to the country roads to avoid attention. Then she spots something in her rear-view mirror. A police car is following her and the lights are flickering. Blue and red. As Audra pulls over she is intensely aware of how isolated they are. Her perfect escape is about to turn into a nightmare beyond her imagining….. Zistiť viac >>



From Russia with Love - Ian Fleming

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'We are here to find a target who will fulfil our requirements. Someone who is admired and whose ignominious destruction would cause dismay' A beautiful Soviet spy. A brand-new Spektor cipher machine. Smersh has set an irresistible trap that threatens the entire Secret Service... Zistiť viac >>



Men Without Women : Stories - Haruki Murakami

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Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious women, baseball and the Beatles, woven together to tell stories that speak to us all. Marked by the same wry humor that has defined his entire body of work, in this collection Murakami has crafted another contemporary classic.. Zistiť viac >>



A Little Princess

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Without her beloved father and miles from home, it is very hard for Sara Crewe to like her new life at boarding school. Luckily Sara always dreams up wonderful things and her power of telling stories wins her lots of friends. When a letter arrives that brings disastrous news, the wicked headmistress Miss Minchin forces Sara to become a servant... Zistiť viac >>



The 7th Function of Language - Laurent Binet

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Roland Barthes is knocked down in a Paris street by a laundry van. It's February 1980 and he has just come from lunch with Francois Mitterrand. Barthes dies soon afterwards. History tells us it was an accident. But what if it were an assassination? What if Barthes was carrying a document of unbelievable, global importance? A document explaining the seventh function of language - an idea so powerful it gives whoever masters it the ability to convince anyone, in any situation, to do anything. Police Captain Jacques Bayard and his reluctant accomplice Simon Herzog set off on a chase that takes them from the corridors of power to backstreet saunas and midnight meetings. What they discover is a worldwide conspiracy involving the President, murderous Bulgarians and a secret international debatin.. Zistiť viac >>



Midnight Sun: Blood on Snow 2 - Jo Nesbo

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The new book from the number one bestselling author of The Son and The Snowman, Jo Nesbo Jon is on the run. He has betrayed Oslo’s biggest crime lord: The Fisherman. Fleeing to an isolated corner of Norway, to a mountain town so far north that the sun never sets, Jon hopes to find sanctuary amongst a local religious sect. Hiding out in a shepherd’s cabin in the wilderness, all that stands between him and his fate are Lea, a bereaved mother and her young son, Knut. But while Lea provides him with a rifle and Knut brings essential supplies, the midnight sun is slowly driving Jon to insanity. And then he discovers that The Fisherman’s men are getting closer….. Zistiť viac >>



First Person - Richard Flanagan

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From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Narrow Road to the Deep North, the hypnotic tale of a ghost writer writing the memoir of a notorious con man, and the chilling events that unfold as their lives become increasingly intertwined. Kif Kehlmann, a young, penniless writer, is rung in the middle of the night by the notorious con man and corporate criminal, Siegfried Heidl. About to go to trial for defrauding the banks of $700 million, Heidl offers Kehlmann the job of ghost writing his memoir. He has six weeks to write the book, for which he'll be paid $10,000. But as the writing gets under way, Kehlmann begins to fear that he is being corrupted by Heidl. As the deadline draws closer, he becomes ever more unsure if he is ghost writing a memoir, or if Heidl is rewriting him--his life.. Zistiť viac >>



The Thirst - Jo Nesbo

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HARRY HOLE IS BACK! The blistering new SUNDAY TIMES number one bestseller! THERE'S A NEW KILLER ON THE STREETS... A woman is found murdered after an internet date. The marks left on her body show the police that they are dealing with a particularly vicious killer. HE'S IN YOUR HOUSE... HE'S IN YOUR ROOM Under pressure from the media to find the murderer, the force know there's only one man for the job. But Harry Hole is reluctant to return to the place that almost took everything from him. Until he starts to suspect a connection between this killing and his one failed case. HE'S OUT FOR BLOOD When another victim is found, Harry realises he will need to put everything on the line if he's to finally catch the one who got away. 'An expertly plotted, compelling and gripping white-knuckle ride... Zistiť viac >>



Darker : Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian - James E L

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E L James revisits the world of Fifty Shades with a deeper and darker take on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the globe. Their scorching, sensual affair ended in heartbreak and recrimination, but Christian Grey cannot get Anastasia Steele out of his mind, or his blood. Determined to win her back, he tries to suppress his darkest desires and his need for complete control, and to love Ana on her own terms. But the horrors of his childhood still haunt him, and Ana's scheming boss, Jack Hyde, clearly wants her for himself. Can Christian's confidant and therapist, Dr. Flynn, help him face down his demons? Or will the possessiveness of Elena, his seducer, and the deranged devotion of Leila, his former submissive, drag Christian down into the past? And if Christian d.. Zistiť viac >>



Brave New World

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With introductions by Margaret Atwood and David Bradshaw. Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations where the old, imperfect life still continues, may be the cure for his distress...Huxley's ingenious fantasy of the future sheds a blazing light on the present and is considered to be his most enduring masterpiece... Zistiť viac >>



The Woman in Cabin 10 - Ruth Ware

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This is the top ten best-seller. It is from the best-selling author of Richard and Judy pick. In A Dark, Dark Wood comes Ruth Ware's next compulsive page-turner. "A rollicking page-turner that reads like Agatha Christie got together with Paula Hawkins to crowd source a really fun thriller." (Stylist). This was meant to be the perfect trip. The Northern Lights. A luxury press launch on a boutique cruise ship. A chance for travel journalist Lo Blacklock to recover from a traumatic break-in that has left her on the verge of collapse. Except things don't go as planned. Woken in the night by screams, Lo rushes to her window to see a body thrown overboard from the next door cabin. But the records show that no-one ever checked into that cabin, and no passengers are missing from the boat. Exhauste.. Zistiť viac >>



Northanger Abbey - Jane Austenová

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Catherine Morland is a young girl with a very active imagination. Her naivety and love of sensational novels lead her to approach the fashionable social scene in Bath and her stay at nearby Northanger Abbey with preconceptions that have embarrassing and entertaining consequences... Zistiť viac >>



The Snowman (Film Tie In) - Jo Nesbo

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The night the first snow falls a young boy wakes to find his mother gone. He walks through the silent house, but finds only wet footprints on the stairs. In the garden looms a solitary figure: a snowman bathed in cold moonlight, its black eyes glaring up at the bedroom windows. Round its neck is his mother's pink scarf. Inspector Harry Hole is convinced there is a link between the disappearance and a menacing letter he received some months earlier. As Harry and his team delve into unsolved case files, they discover that an alarming number of wives and mothers have gone missing over the years. When a second woman disappears Harry's suspicions are confirmed: he is a pawn in a deadly game. For the first time in his career Harry finds himself confronted with a serial killer operating on his tu.. Zistiť viac >>



The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins - Irvine Welsh

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From the number one bestselling author of Trainspotting Meet Lucy Brennan - an aggressive personal trainer who has just become a media hero after taking down a would-be gunman in Miami. The one witness to the daring rescue is Lena Sorensen - an overweight depressive who is becoming increasingly obsessed with Lucy... Irvine Welsh's latest creation captures the two great obsessions of our time - how we look and where we live - and tells a story so subversive and dark it blacks out the Florida sun... Zistiť viac >>



Cockroaches - Jo Nesbo

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Harry is on a special mission Detective Harry Hole arrives in a steaming hot Bangkok. The Norwegian ambassador has been found dead in a seedy motel room, and Harry has been sent to investigate. It’s clear that the Ambassador’s family are hiding some secrets of their own, but few people are willing to talk. He needs to solve a crime and avoid a scandal When Harry lays hands on some incriminating CCTV footage, things only get more complicated. The man who gave him the tape goes missing, and Harry realises that failing to solve a murder case is by no means the only danger that faces the unwary. But in an unfamiliar city, who can you trust? Jo Nesbo is a musician, songwriter, economist and author. His first crime novel featuring Harry Hole was published in Norway in 1997 and was an ins.. Zistiť viac >>



The Bat - Jo Nesbo

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The electrifying first appearance of Jo Nesbo’s detective, Harry Hole. Inspector Harry Hole of the Oslo Crime Squad is dispatched to Sydney to observe a murder case. Harry is free to offer assistance, but he has firm instructions to stay out of trouble. The victim is a twenty-three year old Norwegian woman who is a minor celebrity back home. Never one to sit on the sidelines, Harry befriends one of the lead detectives, and one of the witnesses, as he is drawn deeper into the case. Together, they discover that this is only the latest in a string of unsolved murders, and the pattern points toward a psychopath working his way across the country. As they circle closer and closer to the killer, Harry begins to fear that no one is safe, least of all those investigating the case. The Bat was .. Zistiť viac >>



Macbeth (anglicky) - Jo Nesbo

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JO NESBO: #1 Sunday Times bestseller, #1 New York Times bestseller, 40 million books sold worldwide He's the best cop they've got. When a drug bust turns into a bloodbath it's up to Inspector Macbeth and his team to clean up the mess. He's also an ex-drug addict with a troubled past. He's rewarded for his success. Power. Money. Respect. They're all within reach. But a man like him won't get to the top. Plagued by hallucinations and paranoia, Macbeth starts to unravel. He's convinced he won't get what is rightfully his. Unless he kills for it... Zistiť viac >>




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