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В этом сборнике — 10 загадочных историй. От них мурашки бегут по спине, и кровь стынет в жилах, и каждый скрип или шорох кажется знаком присутствия в доме чего-то необъяснимого.   Мастера мистической прозы Э.?А.?По, Брэм Стокер, М.?Р.?Джеймс,...

Вниманию читателей предлагается сборник популярных рассказов-триллеров английских и американских авторов. Издание рассчитано на лиц, владеющих основами английского языка и совершенствующих свои навыки в нем.

Пятнадцать рассказов знаменитых англоязычных авторов подарят радость от чтения, помогут открыть для себя незнакомых авторов и по-новому оценить творчество любимых классиков. Написанные великолепным английским языком рассказы О. Генри, Марка Твена,...

Вниманию читателей предлагается сборник наиболее известных новелл О.Генри в полном, неадаптированном варианте. Издание рассчитано на лиц, владеющих основами английского языка и совершенствующих свои навыки в нем.

По дороге в гости к мисс Марпл ее подруга из окна поезда увидела, как совершилось убийство. Полиция трупа не нашла, но мисс Марпл, изучив карту местности, поняла, куда примерно делось тело женщины - его выкинули из поезда, а затем спрятали. В...

Автор: Агата Кристи,

Readers the world over recognize as the best short story writer of the early twentieth century. Even today a masterful surprise at the end of a story is described as "an twist," and a prominent short fiction award bears his name. Widely...

Знаменитая повесть американского писателя-фантаста Рея Бредбери вышла в свет более полувека назад, но не потеряла своей актуальности и по сей день. Вниманию читателей предлагается неадаптированный текст повести, снабженный комментариями и словарем.

Автор: Рэй Брэдбери,

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur`s Court (1889) tells the story of a Yankee engineer from Connecticut who is accidentally transported back in time to the court of King Arthur, where he fools the inhabitants of that time into thinking that he is a...

Марк Твен - один из самых известных американских писателей, чьи произведения отличает живость повествования, искромётный юмор и умение тонко поднимать философские вопросы. "Янки из Коннектикута при дворе короля Артура" - загадочная и...

Twain`s time travel tale takes you back to the time of King Author and the Knights of the Round Table. Unlike most glamorous takes on the old tale, Twain paints a picture of absurdity, superstition, and human misery. The honor culture of brave knights...

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний...

For centuries, the true history of the Maya--one of the most mysterious cultures of the ancient world--has eluded archeologists. Now, thanks to a recent breakthrough in the decoding of Maya hieroglyphics, A Forest of Kings is able to provide the first...

This first volume comprehensively charts the origins and development of Western astrology from 30,000 BCE up to the 5th century.

"Гранатовый домик" - сборник рассказов Оскара Уайльда, в котором также представлены рассказы "Молодой король", "День рождения инфанты", "Рыбак и его душа", "Звездный Мальчик". Ироничные, по-своему...

Уильям Шекспир - один из самых значимых и таинственных писателей в мировой литературе, бесспорный мастер драматургии. Его комедии до сих пор ставят на театральных сценах во всех уголках планеты, его герои вдохновляют, поражают и влюбляют в себя...

Джеймс Джойс - не только один из самых известных классиков мировой литературы XIX-XX веков, но и ярчайший представитель модернизма, обладающий изысканным слогом. "Портрет художника в юности" - первый и отчасти автобиографический роман, в...

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a 1916 novel and cornerstone of literary modernism by Irish author James Joyce. The story follows Stephen Dedalus, Joyce`s fictional alter-ego, and charts his path to personal and artistic maturity through...

Award-winning actor Baldwin--whose split from wife Kim Basinger and subsequent custody battle surrounding their child exacted a heavy toll on all involved--makes a powerful case for reexamining and changing the way child custody is decided in this...

Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into...

Полный, неадаптированный текст произведения.A Tale of Two Cities (1859), Dickens` greatest historical novel, traces the private lives of a group of people caught up in the cataclysm of the French Revolution and the Terror. Dickens based his historical...

Роуз растит дочку одна и, чтобы обеспечить малышку Саффрон всем необходимым, подрабатывает официанткой в кафе. Хозяйка кафе знакомит Роуз с художником Нейлом, и они разрабатывают новую концепцию для кафе. Дела идут в гору. Внезапно появляется Джайлс,...

A modern, true story of good vs. evil. Heavy Metal guitarist Dimebag Darrell Abbott was attacked and murdered on stage in 2004 at the Alrosa Villa Nightclub. This is the story of three brave men who made a difference in countless lives by paying the...

Оскар Уайльд - английский философ, писатель, поэт и один из самых известных драматургов XIX века. "Женщина, не стоящая внимания" - блестящая пьеса автора, написанная ярким языком, прекрасно иллюстрирующая быт и нравы английского светского...

From the host of the popular "Steve Harvey Morning Show" comes a funny, honest, and foolproof guide for all women that takes them inside the heads of men and shows how men think about love, sex, and commitment.

Книга содержит неадаптированный текст рассказов Артура Конан Дойла ТРИ СТУДЕНТА и ПОСЛЕДНЕЕ ДЕЛО ШЕРЛОКА ХОЛМСА на английском языке, сопровождающийся упражнениями, комментариями и словарем. Перевод наиболее трудных предложений дается в сносках, а...

Afloat and Ashore is a nautical fiction novel by James Fenimore Cooper. Set in 1796-1804, the novel follows the maritime adventures of Miles Wallingford Jr., the son of wealthy New York landowners who chooses to go to sea after the death of his...

Сборник научных статей, эссе и воспоминаний посвящен 70-летию филолога и поэта, профессора МГУ Александра Анатольевича Илюшина. Тематика материалов столь же многообразна, сколь широки научные и эстетические интересы юбиляра. История русской литературы...

Вниманию читателей предлагается полный, неадаптированный текст известных детских повестей-сказок Льюиса Кэрролла «Алиса в Стране Чудес» (1862) и «Алиса в Зазеркалье» (1872) с иллюстрациями Д. Тэнниэла. Издание...

Вы держите в руках уникальное издание книг Льюиса Кэролла "Алиса в Стране Чудес" и "Алиса в Зазеркалье" на языке оригинала с потрясающими рисунками Джона Тенниела первого художника, проиллюстрировавшего это произведение. Именно он...

This selection of Carroll`s works includes Alice`s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel. Through die Looking-Glass, both containing the famous illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. No greater books for children have ever been written. The simple...

Вы держите в руках уникальное издание книги Льюиса Кэролла «Алиса в Стране Чудес» на языке оригинала с потрясающими рисунками Джона Тенниела - первого художника, проиллюстрировавшего это произведение. Именно он придумал визуальные образы главных...

This novel is the final volume of the Allan Quatermain saga. Once more Quatermain takes the hallucinogenic taduki drug, as he did in previous novels, and he finds himself reliving as Wi, an civilized man living in the barbaric ice age as part of a...

A sequel to the famous novel King Solomon`s Mines is based on author`s own experience in the African continent. Quatermain has lost his only son and longs to get back into the wilderness. Having persuaded Sir Henry Curtis, Captain John Good, and the...

The novel H. Rider Haggard`s celebrated Allan Quatermain series, this book tells more stories of Quartermain`s time in South Africa — presenting his observations about two dueling witch doctors, his father`s death, and, eventually, the fate of his...

Уильям Шекспир - один из самых значимых и таинственных писателей в мировой литературе, бесспорный мастер драматургии. В комедии "Всё хорошо, что хорошо кончается" автор тонко затрагивает вопрос неравного брака, блистательно демонстрирует...

Комедия Уильяма Шекспира «Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается» на английском языке, входит в серию книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале». Эта коллекция собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров...

Joseph Conrad`s first novel Almayer`s Folly is a tale of personal tragedy as well as a broader meditation on the evils of colonialism. Set in the lush jungle of Borneo in the late 1800-s, it tells of the Dutch merchant Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of...

The beloved actor--and #1 bestselling author--writes about the personal philosophy that has carried him through his darkest hours, and speaks with others who have emerged from difficult periods with optimism to spare.

Written for pastors with a relatively elementary knowledge of the Old Testament. Includes accounts of how this portion of the Bible has been interpreted throughout history. Easily incorporated into individual sermons.

An Outcast of the Islands was only Conrad`s second novel, but in its theme, in its impressionistic use of scenery, and, and over all, in the enormous richness and power of the writing, it predicts Conrad`s position as a literary figure of the highest...

Since childhood, Erasmus has lived behind the walls of a 3,400-year-old monastery. There, he and his cohorts are sealed off from the illiterate, irrational, and unpredictable secular world, until the day that a higher power decides it is only these...

Герберт Уэллс - знаменитый английский писатель рубежа XIX-XX века, яркий представитель критического реализма, автор блестящих научно-фантастических романов и повестей. "Анна Вероника" - один из первых романов об эмансипации женщин в XX веке,...

"Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки,...

When the Cuthberts send to an orphanage for a boy to help them at Green Gables, their farm in Canada, they are astonished when a talkative little girl steps off the train. Anne, red-headed, pugnacious and incurably romantic, causes chaos at Green...

A magnificent drama of love and war, this riveting tragedy presents one of Shakespeare`s greatest female characters - the seductive, cunning Egyptian queen Cleopatra. The Roman leader Mark Antony, a virtual prisoner of his passion for her, is a man...

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. Liz teaches archaeology in Athens. She works too hard and her doctor tells her she needs to take a holiday. So she goes to the beautiful and peaceful Greek island of Sifnos. But the peace does not

Architecture and Utopia leads the reader beyond architectural form into a broader understanding of the relation of architecture to society and the architect to the workforce and the marketplace.

«Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — коллекция, которая собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров пера, написанных ими на их родном языке. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углублённо изучать иностранные языки,...

Autocar s roots go way back into the early 1900s and became known for tough and rugged trucks. When WWII came, very few trucks for civilian use were produced and by the end many trucks were worn out from constant use. After the war, civilian...

A new series of Horrible Histories sticker activity books, crammed with quick quizzes, foul facts and putrid pictures, the explosive Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book: Awful Egyptians covers all things horrible in ancient Egypt. With over 250...

Ayesha, the Return of She is a gothic-fantasy novel by the popular Victorian author Henry Rider Haggard, published in 1905, as a sequel to his far more popular and well known novel, She. Horace Holly and his ward Leo Vincey once again embark on a...

Now in a new edition, "Transmetropolitan" chronicles the exploits of 21st-century outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem, who returns to The City after five years of self-imposed exile.

Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the for ordinary things become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is...

Beatrice follows the story of the Welsh title character Beatrice Granger, a teacher, and the affair that takes place with an unhappily married man in the form of barrister Geoffrey Bingham. Trouble awaits, in the form of Bingham`s wife Honoria (who`s...

All your favourite Beatrix Potter stories in two volumes.

The last novel written by Haggard; finished just before his death and published posthumously. Ramose is the offspring of an Egyptian Pharaoh and a Greek woman. Brought up in a life of luxury he is catapulted into a life of adventure which leads him to...

An adventurous trader, hearing from some natives in the territory that lies at the back of Quilimane, the legend of a great treasure buried in or about the sixteenth century by a party of Portuguese who were afterwards massacred, as a last resource...

Phizz-whizzing new branding for the world`s No.1 storyteller, Roald Dahl! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake`s inimitable artwork. On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant. Luckily it is...

Kelley Armstrong s debut novel--which does "much the same for werewolves as Anne Rice did for vampires" ("Rocky Mountain News")--is now available in mass market paperback. Thirty-year-old Elena Michaels comes to terms with her...

"Black Beauty" is a touching story written from a horse`s point of view. Black Beauty, a handsome, intelligent horse, lives in Victorian England on a peaceful farm with a wonderful master. But his life changes when he is sold to different...

Автор: Anna Sewell,

In Black Heart And White Heart, Henry Rider Haggard mounts once more those trusty steeds of his, the nobility of the savage and the rascality of the civilized white. He rides, too, with all his old dexterity, and the story concerning Zulus, witches,...

The lgal case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce has become a joke to some people. People are born, marry and die, and still the case continues. But will the lives of Ada and Richard be ruined, like so many before? And how will their friend Esther be affected...

Unlike most vampires, Eleisha Clevon doesn t like to kill, but self-preservation comes first. After an old friend destroys himself by walking into the sunlight, she is shocked to discover the depravity that had marked his life, in this first title of...

When Helen Fielding first wrote Bridget Jones` Diary, charting the life of a 30-something singleton in London in the 1990s, she introduced readers to one of the most beloved characters in modern literature. The book was published in 40 countries, sold...

Издание полностью на английском языке. Цветные вклейки с кадрами из фильма. A dazzling urban satire of modern human relations? An ironic, tragic insight into the demise of the nuclear family? Or the confused ramblings of a pissed thirty-something?...

Серия книг "Зарубежная классика - читай в оригинале" - это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его...

The Tibetan Buddhist practice of Nyungne (nyoong-nay) has been gaining increased attention in Buddhist centers across North America; participants say the practice purifies them both physically and spiritually. This volume is one of the few...

Volume 5 of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus series begins after Sunnydale High has gone up in flames. Buffy is plagued by dreams of fellow Slayer Faith, who now lies in a coma.

Originally published: New York: Doubleday, 1974.

Cetywayo and His White Neighbours is a 1882 non-fiction book by Henry Rider Haggard. It was based on his time working in South Africa. Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and...

Chance is narrated by Conrad`s regular narrator, Charles Marlow, but is characterized by a complex, nested narrative in which different narrators take up the story at different points. The novel is also unusual among its author`s works for its focus...

The book that made Collins one of America s favorite authors sweeps readers from the sophisticated playgrounds of Europe to the glittering gambling palaces of Las Vegas, plunging into the world of the Santangelo crime family. The book introduces...

Phizz-whizzing new branding for Roald Dahl, the world`s No. storyteller! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake`s inimitable artwork. Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world. And do you know who...

In this sequel to Marie, Allan Quatermain helps his Zulu friend Saduko in a crazy battle to win 100 cattle for the dowry of his love Mameena. However, the beautiful and mysterious Mameena, known as the "Child of Storm," seduces Allan and...

Each of these short stories was written specifically for Christmas. They combine concern for social ills with the myths and memories of childhood and traditional Christmas spirit-lore. The stories include "A Christmas Carol", "The...

Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda. When he wins the pools he buys a remote Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she...

Colonel Quaritch is an impoverished nobleman, who is looking for the family jewels of his bride — the "treasure de la Moley". He moves to the house of his late aunt in the village of Honhem and soon becomes involved in an adventure.

Columbus is back and as deadly as ever. But the hunter has now become the hunted, in this sequel to the national bestseller "The Silver Bear."

For 150 years, the tales of Hans Christian Andersen have been delighting both adults and children. This edition contains all of Andersen`s 168 tales, and among the favourites are "The Red Shoes", "The Mermaid", "The Emperor`s...

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is acknowledged as the greatest dramatist of all time. He excels in plot, poetry and wit, and his talent encompasses the great tragedies of "Hamlet", "King Lear", "Othello", and...

Crime and Punishment is one of the greatest and most readable novels ever written. From the beginning we are locked into the frenzied consciousness of Raskolnikov who, against his better instincts, is inexorably drawn to commit a brutal double murder....

If you want to understand and get true value from your online content you need to understand how it is used by your customers. If you work with web analytics and online search optimization, this book will provide you with the tools and insight you...

Автор: S. Jackson,

Zarek, a feral Dark-Hunter, has been exiled in Alaska for 900 years. Now the gods send Astrid, sister of the Three Fates, to judge him. Zarek feels fear for the first time because he ll have to let Astrid into his heart and soul. Original.

"When David gets in trouble, he always says . . . NO! It s not my fault! I didn t mean to! It was an accident! " Whatever the situation, David s got a good excuse. And no matter what he s done "wrong," it s never really his fault....

Oscar Wilde is considered one of the most brilliant and controversial social and literary gures of all time. Wilde`s prison writings include his most celebrated essay "De Profundis", written to Lord Alfred Douglas, and his legendary epic...

Australian mountain climber Hall chronicles the amazing story of his rescue following a night spent near the summit of Mount Everest, where he had been left for dead by the other members of his expedition.

The gruesome discovery on the frozen River Thames--a dead man with coins covering his eyes--interrupts the eagerly anticipated Frost Fair. As the Queen s Lady Pursuivant, Grace must unravel the mystery.

Diane Arbus s unsettling photographs of dwarves, twins, transvestites, and giants both polarized and inspired, and her work had already become legendary when she committed suicide in 1971. This groundbreaking biography examines the private life...

"Дневниковые очерки паломничества" Джерома К. Джерома, написанные с прекрасным чувством юмора, ни на секунду не заставят читателя скучать: невероятные приключения чистокровных английских джентльменов на просторе Германии, ужасы пуховых...

A confessional narrative from a mad scientist Dr. Therne obsessed with one of the great issues of his in this case, vaccination against epidemic diseases like smallpox. His personal fears meet the tragic legacy of other doctors` careless ignorance and...

"The Dracula Dossier" tells the story of the Irish novelist, Bram Stoker`s encounter with and conquest of Jack the Ripper-events which pass from the all-too-real into the fictive, and foreshadow Stoker`s later "Dracula". Trouncing...

Джеймс Джойс - не только один из самых известных классиков мировой литературы XIX-XX веков, но и ярчайший представитель модернизма, обладающий изысканным слогом. "Дублинцы" - это сборник из 15 рассказов ещё молодого, но уже бескрайне...

Book two of the trilogy recounts Darcy s activities during the "silent time" in Jane Austen s original novel. With a nod to Austen s "Northanger Abby, Duty and Desire" takes Darcy on a "gothic" trip into the other side of...

Jane Austen is one of England`s most enduring and skilled novelists. With her wit, social precision, and unerring ability to create some of literature`s most charismatic and believable heroines, she mesmerises her readers as much today as when her...

Jane Austen is one of England`s most enduring and skilled novelists. With her wit, social precision, and unerring ability to create some of literature`s most charismatic and believable heroines, she mesmerises her readers as much today as when her...

Learning the concepts of comparing and sorting is vital in helping young children develop vocabulary and understand the world around them. This bright book is designed to help parents amuse, interest and at the same time teach their children vital...

In her early thirties, Elizabeth Gilbert had everything a modern American woman was supposed to want - husband, country home, successful career - but instead of feeling happy and fulfilled, she felt consumed by panic and confusion. This wise and...

A celebrated writer pens an irresistible, candid, and eloquent account of her pursuit of worldly pleasure, spiritual devotion, and what she really wanted out of life.

In Elissa Henry Rider Haggard takes his readers to the Phoenician city in South Central Africa the mysterious ruins of which have been the subject of so much speculation and research in the recent past. A trading town, protected by vast fortifications...

For women answer an advertisement in The Times newspaper. They leave cold, rainy London and go on holiday to San Salvatore - an Italian castle by the sea. They leave their husbands, their friends and their unhappiness behind in England. In Italy, they...

The first book to deal with the history and source of complete superstitions which exist, or have existed among British people throughout the world. They are presented in encyclopaedic form, so that any individual superstition, or collective...

Книга адресована юным читателям, которые любят чудеса и приключения, в ней представлены отрывки произведений Джонатана Свифта "Путешествие Гулливера в Бробдингнег", Джека Лондона "Зов предков", Артура Конан Дойла "Знак...

Eric Brighteyes isan epic Viking novel by Henry Rider Haggard, and concerns the adventures of its eponymous principal character in 10th century Iceland, Eric Thorgrimursson (nicknamed "Brighteyes" for his most notable trait), strives to win...

Эдит Уортон - известная американская писательница, первая женщина-лауреат Пулитцеровской премии Её произведения до сих пор остаются актуальными и самыми читаемыми во всём мире, а также вдохновляют режиссёров на новые экранизации. "Итан Фром"...

Tired of the glitter and glamour of St Petersburg society, aristocratic dandy Eugene Onegin retreats to the country estate he has recently inherited. With the arrival of the idealistic young poet Vladimir Lensky he begins an unlikely friendship, as...

Родоначальник "литературы ужасов", известнейший американский автор мистических детективов, Эдгар Аллан По широко известен именно своими короткими рассказами, в которых проявилась вся многогранность его таланта. Увлекающие, ужасающие и...

Arthur`s final test of courage is upon Arthur has crushed Lancelot`s rebellion, but at a cost. Guinevere`s betrayal has left him reeling, and his Saxon enemies seek to destroy him while he is weak. Chaos threatens to engulf Britain. Yet Arthur is a...

Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies. When his father is killed in...

Hans Christian Andersen is the best-loved of all tellers of fairy tales. This collection of over forty of Andersen`s most popular stories includes The Mermaid, The Real Princess, The Red Shoes, The Little Match Girl, The Snow Queen, The Tinder Box,...

Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World`s NUMBER ONE Storyteller!Boggis is an enormously fat chicken farmer who only eats boiled chickens smothered in fat.Bunce is a duck-and-goose farmer whose dinner gives him a beastly temper.Bean is...

Прекрасный любовный роман, главная героиня которого получаете наследство сразу целую ферму. Никто не ожидает, что Батшеба справится с ней сама. Но легко преодолевая трудности фермерства, героиня сталкивается с непростым выбором в личной жизни. За...

50 Great Short Stories is a comprehensive selection from the world`s finest short fiction. The authors represented range from Hawthorne, Maupassant, Poe, through Henry James, Conrad, Aldous Huxley, James Joyce, to Hemingway, Katherine Anne Porter,...

Издание полностью на английском языке. Contains a new afterword by Chuck - published in the UK for the very first time. Every weekend, in basements and parking lots across the country, young men with good white-collar jobs and absent fathers take off...

Finished can be read as a separate story, and at the same time like the third of the trilogy after Marie and Child of Storm. It narrates, through the mouth of Allan Quatermain, the consummation of the vengeance of the wizard Zikali, alias The Opener...

Head off to explore the filming location of 12 Monkeys, Michael Jackson's hometown turned ghost town, Berlin's 1936 Olympic Village, deconsecrated churches, forgotten castles, deserted train stations, prisons and mental asylums, a...

Frankenstein, an instant bestseller and an important ancestor of both the horror and science fiction genres, not only tells a terrifying story, but also raises profound, disturbing questions about the very nature of life and the place of humankind...

Издание полностью на английском языке. This is the story of the Berglunds, their son Joey, their daughter Jessica and their friend Richard Katz. It is about how we use and abuse our freedom; about the beginning and ending of love; teenage lust; the...

This is a 6 level series of readers for children learning English, bringing together a variety of enjoyable fiction and non-fiction titles. The series provides reinforcement of the basic structures and vocabulary contained in most major primary...

There`s never a dull moment for the residents of Beaumont, South Carolina. Lately, a heat wave`s spiked the mercury-and everyone`s sex drive! These days, when Jamie runs into Max, it`s all she can do not to tear his clothes off-and the feeling is...

Here is the first volume in George ’s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer....

Phizz-whizzing new branding for the world`s No.1 storyteller, Roald Dahl! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake`s inimitable artwork. George Kranky`s Grandma is a miserable grouch. George really hates that horrid old witchy...

The 13th book starring Cook s popular mortal P.I. in a fantasy city. Garrett s attempt at domestic bliss with the fiery Tinnie Tate is sidetracked when he waylays a pair of home intruders and learns they ve been paid by an unknown source to kidnap...

Two writers for "Economist" magazine show how and why religion is booming around the world and reveal its vast effects on the global economy, politics, and more.

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. . .Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его...

These Comedies are among the best loved of Shakespeare`s plays. In each a problem emerges, is then intensified to a point of maximum confusion and potential upset, before the chaos is resolved, however improbably, into general goodwill and a spate of...

Уильям Шекспир - один из самых значимых и таинственных писателей г мировой литературе, бесспорный мастер драматургии. Его произведения до сих пор ставят на театральных сценах во всех уголках планеты, его герои вдохновляют, поражают и влюбляют в себя...

One of the greatest plays of all time, the compelling tragedy of the tormented young prince of Denmark continues to capture the imaginations of modern audiences worldwide. Confronted with evidence that his uncle murdered his father, and with his...

The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne,...

For twelve long years, the dreaded fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be a dedicated follower of the Dark Lord, Voldemort. Now he`s escaped. And...

The first book in this award-winning and phenomenally bestselling series, rejacketed in the brand new "Signature" livery. Harry Potter thinks he is an ordinary boy. He lives with his Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia and cousin Dudley, who are mean...

Harry can`t wait for his holidays with the dire Dursleys to end. But a small, self-punishing house-elf warns Harry of mortal danger awaiting him at Hogwarts School. Returning to the castle nevertheless, Harry hears a rumour about a chamber of secrets,...

The second book in this award-winning and phenomenally bestselling series, rejacketed in the brand new "Signature" livery. Harry Potter is a wizard. He is in his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Little does he know...

Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors` attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the Dark Lord`s return, but Harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at...

The sixth book in this award-winning and phenomenally bestselling series, rejacketed in the brand new "Signature" livery. It is Harry Potter`s sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As Voldemort`s sinister forces amass and...

The seventh and final book in this award-winning and phenomenally bestselling series, rejacketed in the brand new "Signature" livery. Harry Potter is preparing to leave the Dursleys and Privet Drive for the last time. But the future that...

Harry has been burdened with a dark, dangerous and seemingly impossible task: that of locating and destroying Voldemort’s remaining Horcruxes. Never has Harry felt so alone, or faced a future so full of shadows. But Harry mast somehow find within...

Автор: K Rowling J,

Exclusive Hufflepuff House Edition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher`s Stone - a highly collectable must-have for all Harry Potter fans!Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw …...

Exclusive Ravenclaw House Edition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher`s Stone - a highly collectable must-have for all Harry Potter fans!Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw … Twenty...

Exclusive Slytherin House Edition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher`s Stone - a highly collectable must-have for all Harry Potter fans!Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw … Twenty...

Exclusive Gryffindor house edition to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the first publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher`s Stone - a highly collectable must-have for all Harry Potter fans!Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw… Twenty...

`Welcome to the Knight Bus, emergency transport for the stranded witch or wizard. Just stick out your wand hand, step on board and we can take you anywhere you want to go.`When the Knight Bus crashes through the darkness and screeches to a halt in...

A beautiful boxed set containing all seven Harry Potter novels in paperback. These new editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series feature instantly pick-up-able new jackets by Jonny Duddle, with huge child...

Автор: J.K. Rowling,

Harry Potter a quatorze ans et entre en quatrième année au collège de Poudlard. Une grande nouvelle attend Harry, Ron et Hermione à leur arrivée: la tenue d`un tournoi de magie exceptionnel entre les plus...

Cette année, Harry a dix-sept ans et ne retourne pas à Poudlard. Avec Ron et Hermione, il se consacre à la dernière mission confiée par Dumbledore. Mais le Seigneur des Ténèbres...

Перед вами - знаменитая приключенческая повесть английского классика Джозефа Конрада, основанная на воспоминаниях моряка Марлоу о своём путешествии в Центральную Африку. Повествование строится вокруг описаний жизни аборигенов и размышлений о...

More than a century after its publication Heart of Darkness remains an indisputably classic text and arguably Conrad`s finest work. Taking place mostly in Africa, it tells the story of Europeans going to the Congo in search of goods to bring back,...

Heidi is the heart-warming tale of a small girl`s power for good, and it has remained a firm favourite since it was published over 100 years ago. It tells of the orphan Heidi and her idyllic existence with her gruff grandfather in the mountains. When...

Fourteen-year-old Billy Harriman s dad had been a hero, a savior to America and a confidante of the president. Then he died, and the changes began in Billy. What Billy never knew was that his father was no ordinary man--he was a superhero, battling...

Allan Quatermain is confronted with the legend of the Heu-Heu, a monster who eats humans, while sheltering from a thunderstorm in the Drakensberg mountains. The legend appears to be reality as Quatermain is to find out after arriving in Zululand and...

Whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in his hobbit-hole in Bag End by Gandalf the wizard and a company of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very...

Эдит Уортон - известная американская писательница XX века, первая женщина-лауреат Пулитцеровской премии. Её произведения до сих пор остаются актуальными и читаемыми во всём мире, вдохновляют режиссёров на новые экранизации. Путевые записки "В...

Together for the first time in one volume . . . Three dazzling classic stories of magic, fantasy, and romance from a #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author. Includes Fire and Ice, Knightly Dreams, and Dragonswan. Original.

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний...

When Windows works properly, it`s relatively easy to ignore; you can concentrate on the work you`re trying to do and forget about the plumbing inside your computer. But when something goes wrong, it often requires an experienced guide to solve the...

Автор: J. Ross,

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. Jack Tier; or, the...

Elegant, sophisticated and full of humour and romance, the novels of Jane Austen have been favourites of readers around the world for more than two centuries. Although set at the turn of the nineteenth century, in the England that she herself knew,...

Бесподобная история Юлия Цезаря в интерпретации бессмертного драматурга Уильяма Шекспира. После того как становится известно, что титул короля и диктатора Рима для Цезаря - всего лишь дело времени, сенатор Кассий, обеспокоенный подобным положением...

Mowgli the man cub is growing up in the jungle. What adventures does he have with Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther? Read it yourself is a series of character stories and traditional tales, written in a simple way for children who are learning...

When Arthur pulls the sword from the stone, he becomes king of the land of Logres. Arthur chooses the beautiful Guinevere to be his queen and builds a castle at Camelot. Here he is joined by the famous Knights of the Round Table, whose

Уильям Шекспир - один из самых значимых и таинственных писателей в мировой литературе, бесспорный мастер драматургии. Его произведения до сих пор ставят на театральных сценах во всех уголках планеты, его герои вдохновляют, поражают и влюбляют в себя...

King Lear, growing old and too tired to reign, decides to divide his realm amongst his three daughters, leaving the largest share to the one who loves him the most. His two eldest daughters, Goneril and Regan, foolish and deceitful children, are...

Уильям Шекспир - один из самых значимых и таинственных писателей в мировой литературе, бесспорный мастер драматургии. Его произведения до сих пор ставят на театральных сценах во всех уголках планеты, его герои вдохновляют, поражают и влюбляют в себя...

Трагедия Уильяма Шекспира «Ричард II» на английском языке, входит в серию книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале». Эта коллекция собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров пера, написанных ими на их...

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний...

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний...

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний...

Пожалуй, самый известный из романов Лоуренса, "Любовник леди Чаттерлей" больше не шокирует своим предметом изображения: адюльтером между сексуальной неудовлетворенной замужней дамой высшего света и лесником, который работает в поместье ее...

This is the story of Lady Constance Chatterley, or Connie`, her loveless marriage to Sir Clifford Chatterley, a man rendered both physically and emotionally crippled and impotent by the First World War, and her love affair with their gamekeeper,...

Джейн Остин - всемирно известная английская писательница, творившая на рубеже XVIII-XIX веков. Её книги признаны шедеврами мировой классики и до сих пор покоряют сердца читателей по всему миру. "Леди Сьюзан" - это изящный и трогательный...

Оскар Уайльд — один из самых читаемых и знаменитых английский писателей; драматург, поэт, прозаик и критик XIX века, его произведения вдохновляют режиссёров, писателей и художников по всему миру. «Веер леди Уиндермир» — известная...

Ladybird has published fairy tales for over forty-five years, bringing the magic of traditional stories to each new generation of children.These classic stories are based on the original Ladybird retellings by Vera Southgate, with beautiful new...

В настоящем сборнике представлены ранние рассказы Германа Гессе, поэта, прозаика, философа, одной из величайших фигур XX века. В рассказах о любви отражена романтическая природа его творчества: переживания, поиск. Даже в первые годы творчества видно...

Peter Buffett, musician, composer, and son of Warren Buffett, offers this witty, inspirational book that encourages readers to take chances while maintaining a core of strong values.

Вниманию читателей предлагается роман американской писательницы Луизы Мей Олкотт "Маленькие женщины" (1868). Издание рассчитано на лиц старшего школьного возраста, изучающих английский язык и нуждающихся в качественных и доступных текстах...

Beautiful, fortune-telling Solitaire is the prisoner (and tool) of Mr. Big -master of fear, artist in crime and Voodoo Baron of Death. James Bond has no time for superstition - he knows that Mr. Big is also a top SMERSH operative and a real threat....

In this simple yet comprehensive account, William Sydnor provides essential materials for persons who are beginning to discover the Episcopal Church. Topics covered include the churchs symbols, customs, and practices, as well as its history, creeds,...

Haunted by the memory of a moment of lost nerve during a disastrous voyage, Jim submits to condemnation by a Court of Inquiry. In the wake of his disgrace he travels to the exotic region of Patusan, and as the agent at this remote trading post comes...

Роман "Повелитель мух" (1954) - первое опубликованное произведение известного английского писателя Уильяма Джералда Голдинга. В этом романе-притче описана история группы школьников, попавших на остров и потерявших человеческий облик....

Автор: Уильям Голдинг,

Continuing the story begun in The Hobbit, all three parts of the epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, in one paperback. Features the definitive edition of the text, fold-out flaps with the original two-colour maps, and a revised and expanded...

The young Godfrey Knight, the son of a puritanical parson, who lives in the Essex countryside. From childhood on, he and his neighbor, Isobel Blake, the daughter of a wealthy, boorish shipping magnate, have been strangely drawn to one another,...

From the private papers of Jane Austen and Mozart to those of Anne Boleyn and Nelson, Love Letters of Great Men and Women collects together some of the most romantic letters in history. For some of these great men, love is a ‘delicious poison’...

Жизнь Звево Романо, молодого и амбициозного топ-менеджера, расписана по минутам. Он успевает с блеском проводить рабочие совещания, ежедневно тренироваться в спортзале и проводить безумные ночи в барах с потрясающими красотками. Он успешен во всем, и...

"Dangerous sex, family secrets, irresistible power, mega money, and two murders equal one reckless week in ""New York,"."." In "Lovers & Players," the Diamond family rules. Red Diamond is an abusive and...

This is a historical novel about a Dutch woman who is caught up in the terrors of the Spanish Inquisition during the 1500s. This lively and heart-rending story by Henry Rider Haggard will remind each reader of the value of religious liberty.

Учебно-методический комплект Macmillan Starter Book, написанный с учетом традиций преподавания английского языка в российской школе, соответствует образовательному стандарту начального общего образования по английскому языку и предназначен для...

Драма "Макбет" описывает путь человека, движимого нездоровыми амбициями, жаждой власти, но обречённого на непреходящий страх расправы за свои злодеяния. Макбет, шотландский генерал армии короля Дункана, получает предсказание от трёх ведьм,...

One of the great Shakespearean tragedies, Macbeth is a dark and bloody drama of ambition, murder, guilt and revenge. Prompted by the prophecies of three mysterious witches and goaded by his ambitious wife, the Scottish thane Macbeth murders Duncan,...

Recently "outed" police detective must go under cover to stop a killer with perfect aim.

Maiwa`s Revenge, or The War of the Little Hand is a short novel by English writer H. Rider Haggard about the hunter Allan Quartermain. The story involves Quartermain going on a hunting expedition, then taking part in an attack on a native kraal to...

"I pay very little what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right ; Humble and lowly, a young Fanny Price goes to live with her wealthy Aunt...

A subtle examination of social position and moral integrity, Mansfield Park is one of Jane Austen`s most profound works. Taken from the poverty of her parents` home, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of...

The youthful Allan Ouatermain is bound for strange adventures, in the company of the ill-fated Pieter Retief and the Boer Commission, on an embassy to the Zulu despot, Dingaan. Yet he is bound, too, for one of the deepest romances of his life - for in...

The semiautobiographical Martin Eden is the most vital and original character Jack London ever created. Set in San Francisco, this is the story of Martin Eden, an impoverished seaman who pursues, obsessively and aggressively, dreams of education and...

Вниманию читателей предлагается полный, неадаптированный текст известной детской повести-сказки П.Трэверс "Мэри Поппинс". Издание рассчитано на школьников, изучающих английский язык и нуждающихся в качественных и доступных текстах для его...

«Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — коллекция, которая собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров пера, написанных ими на их родном языке. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углублённо изучать иностранные языки,...

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. Mercedes of Castile;...

Aquatic cuties beautifully illustrated in full pencil tone by fantasy masters.

An illustrated photo book featuring an interview with the "King of Pop."

Мэри Энн Эванс, творившая под псевдонимом, Джордж Элиот, вошла в историю как создательница и яркий представитель позднего викторианского. В романе "Мидлмарч" царит целое многообразие герое, сюжетных линий, жизненных перипетий. Неудачные...

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. The novel Afloat and...

The attractive, yet utterly tomboyish, manager of a country estate is taken to London by her new guardian in order to be properly groomed for society. Her original spirit and winning manner capture society s attention and admiration, as well as her...

With the help of her long-lost brother, Micky Minus, Molly must now use her telepathic powers to save the world from an evil Superbrain, in this fourth adventure of the "New York Times"-bestselling series.

Mr. Meeson`s Will is the story of mean Mr. Meeson, the greedy and wealthy owner of a publishing house. Augusta Smithers is a young writer who enters into an unfair contract with Meeson. In order to make a fresh start she boards a steamer bound for New...

Monk is horrified when he learns there s going to be a blue flu in San Francisco, until Capt. Stottlemeyer explains that it just means the police plan to call in "sick" until they get a better contract. Monk soon has his badge back and must...

Nada the Lily is the thrilling story of the brave Zulu warrior Umslopogaas and his love for the most beautiful of Zulu women, Nada the Lily. Young Umslopogaas, son of the bloodthirsty Zulu king Chaka, is forced to flee when Chaka orders his death. In...

The editions of Neil Gaiman`s The Graveyard Book, Coraline and Fortunately, the Milk in this collector`s edition box set are illustrated in trademark inspired, hilarious and moving style by acclaimed artist Chris Riddell, Children`s Laureate and...

WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking Hazard This title offers a colourful and fun new take on a timeless series designed to introduce young children to unfamiliar situations in an amusing and friendly way....

Northanger Abbey is often referred to as Jane Aus-ten`s Gothic parody. Decrepit castles, locked rooms, mysterious chests, cryptic notes, and tyrannical fa-thers give the story an uncanny air, but one with a decidedly satirical twist. The story`s...

Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard is a 1904 novel by Joseph Conrad, set in the fictitious South American republic of "Costaguana". The events described in the novel are typical for political life in underdeveloped countries. The author takes...

This classic collection of nursery rhymes is perfect for playtime and storytime. With charming illustrations and well-loved characters, chidren will love hearing their favourite rhymes over and over again.

Fleeing the workhouse, Oliver finds himself taken under the wing of the Artful Dodger and caught up with a group of pickpockets in London. As he tries to free himself from their clutches he becomes immersed in the seedy underbelly of the Capital,...

Англ.яз. “CHILD AS HE WAS, HE WAS DESPERATE WITH HUNGER, AND RECKLESS WITH MISERY. HE ROSE FROM THE TABLE, AND ADVANCING TO THE MASTER, BASIN AND SPOON IN HAND, SAID, SOMEWHAT ALARMED AT HIS OWN TEMERITY: ‘PLEASE, SIR, I WANT SOME MORE. THE MASTER...

Dickens had already achieved renown with "The Pickwick Papers". With "Oliver Twist" his reputation was enhanced and strengthened. The novel contains many classic Dickensian themes - grinding poverty, desperation, fear, temptation...

A hockey player since childhood, Lemieux signed on with the NHLUs Pittsburgh Penguins at the age of 16. Then, at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, he captained the Canadian hockey team, leading them in their gold medal-winning victory.

Already a smash motion picture from Fine Line Features in New Zealand, this raw and deeply affecting story has also garnered major literary awards abroad. A contemporary story about an urban family in New Zealand, the book combines the action and...

В сборник вошли две пьесы всемирно известного драматурга, "Идеальный муж" (1894) и "Женщина, не стоящая внимания" (1893). Действие первого произведения строится на шантаже и политических интригах. Во втором сюжет разворачивается...

Уильям Шекспир - один из самых значимых и таинственных писателей в мировой литературе, бесспорный мастер драматургии. Его произведения до сих пор ставят на театральных сценах во всех уголках планеты, его герои вдохновляют, поражают и влюбляют в себя...

In Othello, Shakespeare creates a powerful drama of a marriage that begins with fascination (between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona), with elopement, and with intense mutual devotion and that ends precipitately with jealous...

In a flat near Reykjavik city centre, a young man lies dead in a pool of blood. There is no sign of a break-in: the only clues are a woman`s purple shawl, found under the bed in the next room, and a vial of prescription drugs in the victim`s pocket....

This cute Little Library includes six mini Peppa Pig classic fairy tale adventure books in a beautiful slipcase box. Join Princess Peppa Pig and Prince George in their wonderful fairy tale castle up in the clouds and read their stories time and time...

Peppa and her family are going on a boat. Peppa and her family have a picnic and lots of fun. Peppa likes going on a boat!Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written...

Twenty-seven-year old Anne Elliot is Austen`s most adult heroine. Eight years before the story proper begins, she is happily betrothed to a naval officer, Frederick Wentworth, but she precipitously breaks off the engagement when persuaded by her...

Living secretly beneath the Paris Opera House, "The Phantom of the Opera" Erik has haunted those who work there with his demands and shrouded the opera house in fear with the legend of his disfigured face. When Christine joins the company...

This is a 6 level series of readers for children learning English, bringing together a variety of enjoyable fiction and non-fiction titles. The series provides reinforcement of the basic structures and vocabulary contained in most major primary...

This is a 6 level series of readers for children learning English, bringing together a variety of enjoyable fiction and non-fiction titles. The series provides reinforcement of the basic structures and vocabulary contained in most major primary...

The adventures of this extraordinary redheaded girl have been entertaining youngsters around the world for the past 30 years. Astrid Lindgren s particular brand of humor is at its best in this story of an outlandish nine-year-old orphan who can...

"The story begins with my father, actually, and the fact that I`m the one who`s answerable for his death. It was not my first crime, as you will see, but it is the one my mother couldn`t forgive." In her astonishing "New York Times...

Автор: George,

Микки хочет сделать из Плуто фотомодель. Фотосессия Плуто заканчивается визитом к ветеринару - вредная кошка Минни оцарапала псу нос! Что ждет Плуто на приеме у ветеринара? Удастся ли ему победить в конкурсе на лучшее фото? Для детей, начинающих...

Mysterious figures are somehow involved with the serial murders of the great robots of the world. Europol s top robot-detective Gesicht is on the case, and he s mere steps away from discovering the horrifying truth.

This is a volume of poetry published jointly by the three Bronte sisters, Charlotte, Emily and Anne in 1846 and their first work to ever go in print. To evade contemporary prejudice against female writers, the Bronte sisters adopted masculine first...

Вниманию читателей предлагается полный, неадаптированный текст романа Джен Остен ГОРДОСТЬ И ПРЕДУБЕЖДЕНИЕ (1813). Издание рассчитано на лиц, владеющих основами английского языка и совершенствующих свои навыки в нём.

Pride and Prejudice, first published in 1813 tells the story of the main character, Elizabeth Bennet, as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage.

Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen`s witty comedy of manners — one of the popular novels of all time — that features splendidly civilized sparring between the proud Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet as they play out their spirited courtship...

В книге представлен всеми любимый роман «Гордость и предубеждение» Джейн Остин, который до сих пор не теряет своего очарования. Произведение дано на языке оригинала.Знакомство с оригиналами творений классиков зарубежной литературы, науки, искусства...

Tiana s big dreams are put on hold when she is transformed into a frog. Discover how she finds love and learns all about what is truly important in the Little Golden Book retelling of Disney s new animated feature film, "The Princess and the...

Some people wait their whole lives to find their soul mates. But not Holly and Gerry. They were childhood sweethearts - no one could imagine Holly and Gerry without each other. Until the unthinkable happens. Gerry`s death devastates Holly. But as her...

Прекрасно иллюстированная книга для чтения на английском языке.

Publisher Comments: The year is 1934. With the country in the stranglehold of drought and economic depression, Ella Barron runs her Texas boardinghouse with an efficiency that ensures her life will be kept in balance. Between chores of cooking and...

The comprehensive Read, Reason, Write, 8/e, presents clear instruction on critical reading and analysis, argument, and research techniques, along with a collection of current, incisive readings appropriate for practicing those techniques. New fea

"Reminiscences of a Stock Operator" is the fictionalized biography of perhaps the most famous financial speculator of all time--Jesse Livermore. This annotated edition bridges the gap between the fictionalized account and the actual,...

In his first collection of stories, the Bridge Philosopher proved to be brutally honest, self deprecating, funny, and good at explaining bridge. In this sequel, thirty years in the making, good old B.P is as crotchety as ever, and just as funny.

Captain Biggar, big-game hunter and all-round tough guy, should make short work of the two bookies who have absconded with his winnings after a freak double made him a fortune. But on this occasion Honest Patch Perkins and his clerk are not as they...

In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a world of violence and generational conflict in which two young people fall in love and die because of that love. It is not simply that the families of Romeo and Juliet disapprove of the lover`s affection for...

Уильям Шекспир - один из самых значимых и таинственных писателей, эталон английской поэзии и драматургии. Споры по поводу его авторства и личности не утихают до сих пор, но это нисколько не умаляет величия волшебных строк, приписываемых автору....

A new series of Horrible Histories sticker activity books, crammed with quick quizzes, foul facts and putrid pictures, the Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book: Rotten Romans covers all things horrible in ruthless Rome. With over 250 savage...

From the reign of the Tsars in the early 19th century to the collapse of the Soviet Union and beyond, the short story has long occupied a central place in Russian culture. Included are pieces from many of the acknowledged masters of Russian literature...

An exhilarating story of victory and disaster, success and heartbreak, "Savage Summit" is a moving tribute to the five brave women who achieved the near-impossible by climbing the world s most feared mountain.

Маленькая девочка Мэри, сирота, приезжает из Индии, где она потеряла своих родителей, к своему дяде в Йоркшир. Мэри чувствует себя одинокой и ненужной. Предоставленная сама себе, она изучает большой дом дяди и однажды обнаруживает таинственный сад....

Anton Chekhov is the greatest master of the short story. He changed the genre itself with his spare, impressionistic depictions of Russian life and the human condition. But his stories are ostensibly about living, about love for people, Chekhov`s...

Elinor and Marianne Dashwood are two very different sisters. Marianne loves excitement and always shows her feelings; Elinor is quiet and has more good sense. They both fall in love and both suffer broken hearts. Will they ever find the right man to...

Sense and Sensibility was first published anonymously in 1811. The novel tells the story of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne, both of age to marry, following their life in a country cottage, where they experience love, romance and heartbreak.

Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor`s warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor,...

"Shadowplay" is a revelatory new look at how Shakespeare secretly addressed the most profound political issues of his day, and how his plays embody a hidden history of England.

Wanting to learn if he can communicate with deceased the children, adventurer Allan Quatermain seeks a meeting with the feared Zulu witch-doctor Zikali. He tells Allan he must seek out the great white sorceress who rules the Allan to take a message to...

She is the story of Cambridge professor Horace Holly and his ward Leo Vincey, and their journey to a lost kingdom in the African interior. The journey is triggered by a mysterious package left to Leo by his father, to be opened on his 25th birthday;...

The GREEN APPLE series is composed of illustrated graded readers. The readers are graded into three levels - Starter, Step 1 and Step 2 - according to structural and lexical criteria, as well as by choice of subject matter. Features: • introduction...

Following the tremendous popular success of Jane Eyre, which earned her lifelong notoriety as a moral revolutionary, Charlotte Bronte vowed to write a sweeping social chronicle that focused on "something real and unromantic as Monday...

A crucial, forgotten chapter of American history--immortalized in a survivor s firsthand account that became one of the bestselling books in 19th-century America and influenced Abraham Lincoln s thoughts on slavery--is brilliantly retold for a new...

Meet the Bedwyns--six brothers and sisters--men and women of passion and privilege, daring and sensuality. Enter their dazzling world of high society and breathtaking seduction...where each will seek love, fight temptation, and court scandal...and...

Уильям Шекспир - один из самых значимых и таинственных писателей в мировой литературе. Споры по поводу его авторства и личности не утихают до сих пор, но это нисколько не умаляет величия бессмертных строк, приписываемых его перу. Трагический надрыв,...

This selection of lively stories is just perfect for reading with your three year old.

Enjoyable story-based practice for the Cambridge Young Learners English (YLE) Tests. Storyfun for Flyers Student`s Book provides full-colour preparation material for the Cambridge Young Learners English Test: Flyers. It contains ten stories with...

Enjoyable story-based practice for the Cambridge Young Learners English (YLE) Tests. Storyfun for Flyers Teacher`s Book includes audio CDs with recordings of the stories and listening activities from the Storyfun for Flyers Student`s Book. The stories...

Enjoyable story-based practice for the Cambridge Young Learners English (YLE) Tests. Storyfun for Movers Student`s Book provides full-colour preparation material for the Cambridge Young Learners English Test: Movers. It contains ten stories with...

Enjoyable story-based practice for the Cambridge Young Learners English (YLE) Tests. Storyfun for Starters Student`s Book provides full-colour preparation material for the Cambridge Young Learners English Test: Starters. It contains ten stories with...

Enjoyable and engaging practice for the revised 2018 Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE).Now in 6 levels with two books per test. Each book contains eight fully-illustrated stories followed by fun activities, songs and exam-style questions that...

Роберт Льюис Стивенсон - один из самых известных классиков, шотландский писатель и поэт, автор приключенческих романов, представитель английского неоромантизма, чьи произведения покоряют сердца читателей XXI века. "Странная история доктора...

In this harrowing tale of good and evil, the mild-mannered Dr. Jekyll develops a potion that unleashes his secret, inner persona — the loathsome, twisted Mr. Hyde. This book is about losing control. It`s about addiction, about giving in to your darker...

A Dutch girl raised in South Africa among the Kaffirs. Lonely, she gazes from shore over the waves of a storm-tossed sea, and dreams of a brother entering her and soon finds herself face-to-face with a shipwrecked waif cast ashore by the storm.

Available for the first time in one volume, this is the definitive collection of Tolkien`s five acclaimed modern classic `fairie` tales in the vein of `The Hobbit`. The five tales are written with the same skill, quality and charm that made The Hobbit...

Джоан Роулинг J. K. Rowling

Автор: J.K. Rowling,

Родоначальник "литературы ужасов", известнейший американский автор мистических детективов, Эдгар Аллан По широко известен именно своими короткими рассказами, в которых проявилась вся многогранность его таланта. Увлекающие, ужасающие и...

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний...

Танжер - город-рай, остров безрассудства, сладостных наслаждений и вольных мечтаний. На Танжере в свое время были повернуты все французские интеллектуалы. Этот город был их территорией независимости - песок, любовь, наркотики. Они бежали туда из...

Автор: Нагим Фарид,

Imagine a business where people love coming to work and are highly productive on a daily basis. Does such a place even exist in today’s sorely challenged economy? Yes Virginia, there are GOOD places to work, and experts like Roxanne Emmerich have...

Автор: Emmerich Roxanne,

"Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки,...

Mark Twain`s brilliant 19th-century novel has long been recognized as one of the finest examples of American literature. It brings back the irrepressible and free-spirited Huck, first introduced in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and puts him center...

Иллюстрированный роман Марка Твена «Приключения Гекльберри Финна» на английском языке является продолжением романа «Приключения Тома Сойера». Оба произведения вошли в коллекцию классической детской литературы...

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) is a novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River, set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg. Tom Sawyer is more than a boyhood adventure story, it is a tale of maturing, a novel whose principal...

В книге представлены произведения Марка Твена «Приключения Тома Сойера» и «Приключения Гекльберри Финна». Все произведения даны на языке оригинала.Знакомство с оригиналами творений классиков зарубежной литературы, науки, искусства поможет сегодняшним...

Tom Sawyer, a shrewd and adventurous boy, is as much at home in the respectable world of his Aunt Polly as in the self-reliant and parentless world of his friend Huck Finn. The two enjoy a series of adventures, accidentally witnessing a murder,...

Марк Твен - один из самых известных американских писателей, чьи произведения отличает живость повествования, искромётный юмор и умение тонко поднимать философские вопросы. «Приключения Тома Сойера» - одно из любимых произведений...

Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton`s masterful portrait of desire and betrayal during the sumptuous Golden Age of Old New York, a time when society people "dreaded scandal more than disease." At its...

A gripping novel which takes us and the hero, adventurer Allan Quatermain, back in time. It relates several exciting adventures like a lion hunt, wrestling with a crocodile, and a large-scale battle between various armies.

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки,...

"The Beautiful and Damned", F. Scott Fitzgerald`s second novel, tells the story of Anthony Patch, a 1920s socialite and presumptive heir to a tycoon`s fortune, the relationship with his wife Gloria, his service in the army, and alcoholism....

In this follow-up to his acclaimed work "The Tree," Tudge offers a delightful exploration of the fascinating world of birds. b&w illustrations throughout.

Writing under the pen name Barbara Vine, the international bestselling author Ruth Rendell--the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world ("Time")--has created an unrelentingly riveting novel of mystery and suspense.

The King James Bible has often been called the Book of Books both in itself and in what it stands for. Since its publication in 1611 it has been the best selling book in the world, and many believe, had the greatest impact. The King James Bible has...

Spoiled, tempestuous sixteen-year-old Tamara Goodwin has always gotten everything she s ever wanted. Born into the lap of luxury she has a designer wardrobe, a mansion with a swimming pool, and a group of popular friends. Comfortable in the here and...

Автор: С. Ахерн,

This novel is set in the climactic months before the opening of the Third Crusade, called the Kings` Crusade. The Brethren is a classic tale of love and chivalry, unfolding amidst the touching story of two English knights who are in love with the same...

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. . .Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его...

Готически-юмористическая новелла Оскара Уайльда об американской семье, купившей древний английский замок. Со столь же древним проклятием в виде привидения сэра Симона де Кентервилля, убившего свою жену и не нашедшего покоя после собственной смерти....

Марк Твен - один из самых известных американских писателей, чьи произведения отличает живость повествования, искромётный юмор и умение поднимать философские вопросы. "Законченные дневники Адама и Евы" - прекрасная книга сатирических заметок...

Издание полностью на английском языке.Father Brown, one of the most quirky genial and lovable characters to emerge from English detective fiction, first made his appearance in "The Innocence of Father Brown" in 1911. That first collection of...

A mouse, a cat, and a cricket take a bite out of the Big Apple.

A few months after the first fighter jets landed in their own backyard, Ellie and her five terrified but defiant friends struggle to survive amid a baffling conflict. Their families are unreachable; the mountains are now their home. When two of them...

Ladybird Tales are based on the original best-selling "Well-Loved Tales". These classic stories have been combined with beautiful new illustrations to bring the magic of Ladybird Tales to a new generation. Children have always loved these...

In a sleepy village in the Shire, a young hobbit is entrusted with an immense task. He must make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ruling Ring of Power - the only thing that prevents the Dark Lord`s...

Герберт Уэллс - знаменитый английский писатель рубежа XIX-XX века, яркий представитель критического реализма, автор блестящих научно-фантастических романов и повестей. "Первые люди на Луне" - одно из ярчайших произведений писателя....

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. . .Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его...

This elegant Tarot deck is comprised of collage imagery reproduced from famous paintings by the European masters. Each card is treated with gilt edges and the entire set is packaged in a deluxe display box.

In his first full-length novel for middle-graders since the international bestseller "Coraline," Neil Gaiman introduces Bod, a boy who is the only living resident of a graveyard. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the...

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald`s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. In planning his novel, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, "I want to write something new something extraordinary and beautiful and simple and intricately...

In this unique and hugely entertaining railway odyssey, Theroux vividly recounts his travels--and the people, places, and landscapes he encountered--on the Orient Express, the Khyber Mail, and the Trans-Siberian Express, through such countries as...

Brother John, who has been living in Africa for many years, gives Allan Quatermain the largest orchid he has ever seen. Later, in England, he has a meeting with Mr. Somers, an orchid collector who is prepaired to finance an expedition to search for...

Английский писатель Артур Конан Дойл вошёл в историю как создатель и автор цикла рассказов и повестей о Великом Сыщике - Шерлоке Холмсе. Обладатель уникального острого ума, бесстрашного и благородного сердца и необыкновенной наблюдательности очищает...

Bernarda Alba is a widow, and her five daughters are incarcerated in mourning along with her.

Set during the fascinating, tumultuous reign of Englands Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I, "The Huntress" is award-winning author Carrolls richest historical novel yet.

Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from an asylum in Switzerland. As he becomes embroiled in the frantic amatory and financial intrigues which centre around a cast of brilliantly realised characters and which ultimately lead to tragedy, he emerges as a...

The Idiot is a remarkable literary feat; a true accomplishment. It not only shows and represents true human complexity, but it births it, both in the inner workings of its passionate characters, and in the overall story. Prince Myshkin returns to St....

Оскар Уайльд - английский философ, писатель, поэт и один из самых известных драматургов XIX века. "Как важно быть серьёзным" - гениальная "великосветская" комедия, в которой автор представляет вниманию читателя широко...

Читателям предлагается полный, неадаптированный текст популярного научно-фантастического романа Герберта Уэллса "Человек-невидимка". Рекомендуется в качестве пособия для домашнего чтения.

The Invisible Man is a science fiction novella originally published in 1897. The Invisible Man of the title is Griffin, a scientist who has devoted himself to research into optics and invents a way to change a body`s refractive index to that of air,...

Герберт Уэллс - знаменитый английский писатель рубежа XIX-XX века, яркий представитель критического реализма, автор блестящих научно-фантастических романов и повестей. «Человек-невидимка» - одно из самых известных произведений...

"Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки,...

While Quartermain visits Lord Randall, two foreigners come asking for Macumazana — that is, asking for Allan Quartermain by the name he used among the Africans. The two visitors are Harut and Marut, priests and doctors of the White Kendah People and...

The Karamazov Brothers is the greatest passionate philosophical novel in the Russian literature that enters deeply into the ethical debates of God, free will, and morality. Dmitri, Ivan and Alyosha present the very tenets on which life gets lived, or...

In her first novel in nine years, "New York Times"-bestselling author Kingsolver tells the story of Harrison William Shepherd, an unforgettable protagonist whose search for identity takes readers to the heart of the 20th century s most...

The Lake Gun is a satirical short story by James Fenimore Cooper first published in 1850. The title of the story comes from a mysterious loud exploding sound coming from Seneca Lake, called "The Lake Gun" by European American settlers to the...

Творчество Фрэнсиса Скотта Фицджеральда, одного из самых известных и блистательных авторов "эпохи джаза", остаётся актуальным и интересным и по сей день. В эту книгу вошел блистательный и загадочный рассказ "Алмаз величиной с отель...

«Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — коллекция, которая собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров пера, написанных ими на их родном языке. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углублённо изучать иностранные языки,...

This is an exciting new book that for the first time combines rich biographical information on the founder of Japanese folklore studies, Kunio Yanagita, with a superb updated translation of his literary classic, The Legends of Tono (1910). This...

Полный, неадаптированный текст произведения. Издание полностью на английском языке.

Mendelsohn grew up in a family haunted by the disappearance of six relatives during the Holocaust--an unmentionable subject during his childhood. Decades later, he embarked on a hunt for the remaining eyewitnesses of his relatives fates. This is their...

The Mahatma and the Hare is the story of the self-called mahatma — a spiritual man who is able, when asleep, to view "The Great White Road" on which the souls of those recently departed enter heaven — encounters the hare of the title after...

Александр Дюма - один из значимых классиков французской литературы. Его произведения продолжают покорять сердца читателей по всему миру. "Человек в железной маске" - это известное продолжение увлекательных романов "Три мушкетера" и...

/U.S. Games Systems, Inc. The 78 cards of the Medieval Scapini Tarot recreatethe Middle Ages of Europe with symbolism, costume and settings.

Presenting a revolutionary new approach to the Tree of Life, this book is written in plain English. No background in Victorian occultism is necessary to use it; it is entirely contemporary and without exotic terminology.

These works are unique in Conrad`s oeuvre in being openly autobiographical — but in scope and literary form they differ widely. In The Mirror Conrad explores his vast knowledge of the sea in an era when the sailing ship gave way, after thousands of...

Марк Твен - один из самых известных американских писателей, чьи произведения отличает живость повествования, искромётный юмор и умение поднимать философские вопросы. "Таинственный незнакомец" - это последняя незаконченная повесть Марка...

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. . .Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его...

Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford`s collaborative work, The Nature of a Crime is a study of human psychology. Delving into the darkest recesses of human mind, they present idiosyncratic characters fighting with their own overwhelming desires and...

When a black sailor with tuberculosis boards the Narcissus, the shadow of death falls across the ship and the lingering gloom brings out both the best and the worst in the crew. The harsh endurance test of survival at sea, magnified by the dying...

A fast-paced narrative full of adventure and majestic descriptions of early frontier life, Indian raiders, and defenseless outposts, The Pathfinder set the standard for epic action literature. Vigorous, self-reliant, amazingly resourceful, and moral,...

The People of the Mist is a classic lost race fantasy novel. It is the tale of a British adventurer seeking wealth in the wilds of Africa, finding romance, and discovering a lost race and its monstrous god. In the novel Penniless Leonard Outram...

Let`s face it: Managers hate conducting performance appraisal discussions. In "The Performance Appraisal Question and Answer Book", renowned performance appraisal expert Dick Grote answers more than 140 of the most common - and most...

Чарльз Диккенс - один из самых известных писателей Англии XIX века. Мастерство владения языком, умение строить сюжет и наполнять его незабываемыми персонажами принесли автору заслуженное звание классика, а роман "Посмертные записки Пиквикского...

“Портрет Дориана Грея” - лучшее прозаическое произведение блестящего виртуоза слова и неподражаемого стилиста английской литературы Оскара Уайльда. В основе сюжета трагическая судьба художника и созданного им шедевра. Издание рекомендуется...

Один из самых скандальных романов английского классика Оскара Уайльда был принят его современниками в штыки, но в итоге по праву занял своё место на литературном Олимпе. Оскар Уайльд обнажает проблемы общества удивительной историей Дориана Грея,...

Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde`s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author`s most popular work. The tale of Dorian Gray`s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it...

In 1823, Cooper began writing The Pilot, which he saw as a sea novel that seamen would appreciate for its fidelity and yet one that landsmen could understand. The hero of The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea - modeled on John Paul Jones - leads the American...

The Pioneers enters of Cooper`s Leatherstocking Tales, and the one that incorporates most fully his own experience of growing up in a town of the American frontier. The heart of the novel is a conflict over who owns America, and by what concept of...

Fenimore Cooper`s fictitious frontier hero Bumppo is never called by his name, but is instead referred to as "the trapper" or "the old man". It depicts Natty in the final year of his life still proving helpful to people in distress...

This treasured historical satire, played out in two very different socioeconomic worlds of 16th-century England, centers around the lives of two boys born in London on the same day: Edward, Prince of Wales and Tom Canty, a street beggar. During a...

Марк Твен - один из самых известных американских писателей, чьи произведения отличает живость повествования, искромётный юмор и умение тонко поднимать философские вопросы. "Принц и нищий" - блестящее произведение автора, которое любят и...

"The prince and the pauper; a tale for young people of all ages by Mark Twain. With one hundred and ninety-two illustrations and four color illustrations by W. Hatherell".

The Red Rover presents some of the first serious depictions of characters of African lineage in American literature. The novel follows the activities of the sailor Dick Fid, free black sailor Scipio Africanus and Royal Navy officer James Wilder as...

Civil war rages between the native tribes of the Malay straits. Captain Tim Wingard sides with the Rajah Hassim. An English yacht blunders into this confusion and runs aground. When Wingard goes aboard to offer assistance, the crew gives him...

Kagan argues that hopes for a new peaceful international order after the end of the Cold War have proved wrong. He stresses that peoples of the liberal world need to choose whether they want to shape it or let others shape it for them.

A novel of naval life in Napoleonic France. After forty years of piracy on Eastern seas, Citizen Peyrol returns to his native France, a country now ravaged and scarred by revolution and war. Looking for peace in which to end his days, he withdraws to...

Among westerners, the term "samurai" conjures images of a fierce swordman clad in complex armor, proud and relentless in battle, ready to die -- by his own hand, if necessary -- in obedience to an unfaltering code of honor. This informative...

The red letter "A" on her dress marks young mother Hester Prynne among her Puritan neighbors, who demand to know who fathered her child. Rumors swirl, but the shunned and shamed Hester keeps her secret for years, until a guilt-ridden...

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. The plot of The Sea...

The main character of this story, Mr Verloc, the secret agent, keeps a shop in London`s Soho where he lives with his wife Winnie, her infirm mother, and her idiot brother, Stevie. When Verloc is reluctantly involved in an anarchist plot to blow up the...

"Таинственный сад" - любимая классика для читателей всех возрастов, жемчужина творчества Фрэнсис Ходжсон Бернетт, самый заветный детский роман о заново открытой радости жизни и магии силы. Мэри Леннокс, жестокое и испорченное дитя высшего...

The Shadow-Line is based upon events and experiences from twenty-seven years earlier to which Conrad returned obsessively in his fiction. A young sea captain`s first command brings with it a succession of crises: his sea is becalmed, the crew laid low...

Belly has spent her summers at the beach house with Conrad and Jeremiah, who had never noticed her noticing them. Every summer Belly hoped it would be different. This time, it is. The summer that Belly turns pretty is the summer that changes...

In the sweet shop Willy Chapman was free, absolved from all responsibility, and he ran his sweet shop like his life - quietly, steadfastly, devotedly. It was a bargain struck between Chapman and his beautiful, emotionally injured wife - a bargain...

Комедия Уильяма Шекспира «Укрощение строптивой» на английском языке, входит в серию книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале». Эта коллекция собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров пера, написанных...

Уильям Шекспир - один из самых значимых и таинственных писателей в мировой литературе, бесспорный мастер драматургии. Его комедии до сих пор играют на театральных сценах во всех уголках планеты, его герои вдохновляют, поражают и влюбляют в себя...

Волшебник Просперо, законный герцог Милана, и его дочь Миранда сосланы на остров завистливым Антонио. Страшная буря, разыгравшаяся на море, предоставляет им возможность для спасения и мести. Но только лишь в мести дело?.. Самая загадочная и...

Герберт Уэллс - знаменитый английский писатель рубежа XIX-XX века, яркий представитель критического реализма, автор блестящих научно-фантастических романов и повестей. "Машина времени" - один из самых известных романов автора, который...

Treasure and the occult are vividly blended in this stirring tale of Africa. Allan Quatermain finds a village in the middle of the Dark Continent ruled by a huge, pale man with a strange knowledge of future events.

The Two Admirals is an 1842 nautical fiction novel by James Fenimore Cooper. The novel was written after the Leatherstocking Tales novel The Deerslayer. Set during the 18th century and exploring the British Royal Navy, Cooper wrote the novel out of...

The Company of the Ring is sundered. Frodo and Sam continue their journey alone down the great River Anduin - alone that is, save for a mysterions creeping figure that follows wherever they go. Вторая часть известного фэнтезийного романа на английском...

Автор: Д.Р. Толкин,

If you thought Sudoku was difficult, wait until you try Killer Sudoku! The next step up from normal Sudoku, the Killer puzzles use the same grid as Sudoku and require the reader to fill in the numbers 1 to 9 as before. But this time the numbers in the...

The Virgin of the Sun is a novel by H. Rider Haggard set in South America. A tale that deals with the marvellous Incas of Peru; with the legend also that, long before the Spanish Conquerors entered on their mission of robbery and ruin, there in that...

Olaf, a Norseman in the eighth century , flees his homeland after challenging the Norse god Odin`s right to a human sacrifice, travels to Constantinople to protect the Empress Irene Augusta from her son Constantine the Fifth and other enemies of the...

Герберт Уэллс - знаменитый английский писатель рубежа XIX-XX века, яркий представитель критического реализма, автор блестящих научно-фантастических романов и повестей. "Война миров" - одно из самых известных произведений автора, имеющее...

Энтони Троллоп - известный английский писатель, один из успешных и талантливых романистов Викторианской эпохи. Его романы отражают самые главные проблемы того времени - остросоциальные, семейные и политические. "Смотритель" - это первый...

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. The novel that...

A young man named Rupert Ullershaw falls in a love with the wife of his much older cousin, Lord Devene. The woman commits suicide, and the young Rupert promises his mother to henceforward "follow the way of the Spirit, not that of the...

The Ways of the Hour was James Fenimore Cooper`s last novel, published in 1850. Set in a rural New York county seat outside New York City, it is a courtroom drama of a woman accused of murder and theft, and of the men and women who defend her case....

"Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки,...

Герберт Уэллс - знаменитый английский писатель рубежа XIX-XX века, яркий представитель критического реализма, автор блестящих научно-фантастических романов и повестей. "Колёса Фортуны" - одно из самых известных произведений Уэллса, в котором...

«Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — коллекция, которая собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров пера, написанных ими на их родном языке. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углублённо изучать иностранные языки,...

The Witch`s Head is the second novel by H Rider Haggard, which he wrote just prior to King Solomon`s Mines. Zulu magic comes to the British Fenlands, as the severed head of a sorcerer casts a spell from beyond the grave. The story sweeps from England...

Whether your looking for a thought provoking adventure concerning the nature of miracles and the supernatural or simply an entertaining story about pre-colonial Africa, The Wizard will meet and exceed your expectations. Truly a rare book that could be...

Пожалуй, нет такого человека на земле, который не знал удивительно добрую и поучительную сказку о девочке Дороти и её верном псе Тото, перенесённых в Волшебную Страну внезапным ураганом. Книга американского писателя Лаймена Фрэнка Баума...

In the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, a huge cyclone transports the orphan Dorothy and her little dog Toto from Kansas to the Land of Oz, and she fears that she will never see Aunt Em and Uncle Henry ever again. But she meets the Munchkins, and they tell...

This outstanding collection features short stories by great writers from America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Western Europe. Ranging from the 19th to the 20th centuries, writers include Poe, Chekhov, Joyce, Kafka, Faulkner, Pirandello, Mann, and...

The hero of the story is Alan Vernon, a young retired army major, who, after undergoing financial ruin, decides to travel to Africa to make his fortune, in hopes of eventually winning the hand of beautiful Barbara Champers-Haswell. Vernon has heard of...

Julia Lambert is in her prime, the greatest actress in England. On stage she is a true professional, in full possession of her emotions. Off stage, however, she is bored with her husband, less disciplined about her behaviour. She is at first amused by...

An original member of rap s old school separates the masters from the "suckas" with his definitive list of the 50 greatest MCs of all time.

There are four of them - George, Harris, the writer himself and that dog, .Montmorency - all participants in a boating expedition on the Thames. The difficulties and vicissitudes heaped upon these innocents develop to epic proportions as they...

Сколько нужно джентльменов, чтобы открыть консервную банку? В многократно экранизированном романе "Трое в лодке, не считая собаки" известный английский писатель Джером К.Джером в ироничной форме описывает жизнь, быт и нравы Англии конца XIX...

В книге представлены широко известные «Трое в лодке» и почти неизвестные в России «Трое на велосипедах». Оба произведения даны на языке оригинала.Знакомство с оригиналами творений классиков зарубежной литературы, науки, искусства поможет сегодняшним...

Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog), published in 1889, is a humorous account by Jerome K. Jerome of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. The book was intended initially to be a serious travel guide, with accounts...

Conceived as a fairly serious guide to amateur boating on the Thames in 1889, Jerome K. Jerome`s best-known novel ended up as a hilarious account of the misadventures of three friends and a dog as they attempt to relax and enjoy themselves amid...

This fictionalized account of the life of Tina Modotti is a fascinating story of the complex woman caught up in the social and political turbulence of the pre-World War II era.

"To the Lighthouse" is the most autobiographical of Virginia Woolf novels. It is based on her own early experiences, and while it touches on childhood and children perceptions and desires, it is at its most trenchant when exploring adult...

Компактные и красочные путеводители издательства "Томас Кук" известны во всем мире. Они предлагают путешественникам маршруты, полные красот и чудес, сопровождая их исчерпывающей информацией и дельными советами, позволяющими туристу...

Автор: T. Clancy,

Trotsky was a hero to some, a ruthless demon to others. To Stalin, he was such a threat that he warranted murder by pickax. This polarizing figure set up a world conflict that lasted through the twentieth century, and in Trotsky: A Graphic Biography,...

Уильям Шекспир - один из самых значимых и таинственных писателей в мировой литературе, бесспорный мастер драматургии. Комедия "Двенадцатая ночь", в которой главные герои искренне смеются и преодолевают все тягости жизни с улыбкой, повествует...

Комедия Уильяма Шекспира «Двенадцатая ночь, или Что угодно» на английском языке, входит в серию книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале». Эта коллекция собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров...

Joseph Conrad, was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility...

Множество книг написано о морских приключениях, но лишь немногие могут сравниться с шедевром Джозефа Конрада. Морское судно попадает в тайфун - тропический циклон в северо-западной части Тихого океана. Капитан судна, обладающий репутацией стойкого и...

Complete and unabridged, this title comes with a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. James Joyce`s astonishing masterpiece, "Ulysses", tells of the diverse events which befall Leopold Bloom...

Джеймс Джойс - не только один из самых известных классиков мировой литературы, но и ярчайший представитель модернизма, обладающий изысканным слогом. "Улисс" - легендарный роман, полный аллюзий, мистификаций и загадок, который стал не только...

Ulysses is a snapshot of one day`s life. Ulysses has been labeled dirty, blasphemous, and unreadable. It is funny, sorrowful, and even suspenseful. And despite the exegetical industry that has sprung up in the last 75 years, Ulysses is also a...

«Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — коллекция, которая собрана из бессмертных произведений великих мастеров пера, написанных ими на их родном языке. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углублённо изучать иностранные языки,...

Самая знаменитая книга, описывающая рабство, была настолько злободневной на момент своего выхода, что спровоцировала социальные волнения, через десять лет вылившиеся в Гражданскую войну. "Хижина дяди Тома" наделала шуму на Севере Америки,...

Razumov unwittingly becomes embroiled in a revolutionary conspiracy when he gives refuge to a fellow student who assassinated a public official. Increasingly enmeshed in the radical`s political intrigue, he betrays the anarchist who had placed blind...

Take your diving gear along to reach an underwater hotel; stay in a disused US Air Force radar tower in the heart of the equatorial rainforest; slide back the roof of your bedroom to gaze at the stars; sleep in the cabin of a dockside crane that you...

Автор: Steve Dobson,Steve Dobson,

Observe the stars from the top of the Sorbonne, see a film in a private flat, spend an astonishing night in the company of transsexuals, watch lawyers match wits in an oratory debating contest, go for a swim in the nude, crash celebrity parties,...

A dazzling, passionate polemic against anti-science movements of all kinds. Keats accused Newton of destroying the poetry of the rainbow by explaining the origin of its colours. In this illuminating and provocative book, Richard Dawkins argues that...

Жизненный путь Дмитрия Величкина и Николая Голованова удивительно схож. Оба родились в Москве в 1959 году. Окончили Московский архитектурный институт в 1983 году. Ныне являются его профессорами. Совместное творчество началось в 1988 году, когда...

Axel Heyst, a dreamer and a restless drifter, believes he can avoid suffering by cutting himself off from others. Then he becomes involved in the operation of a coal company on a remote island in the Malay Archipelago, and when it fails he turns his...

"Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки,...

"Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его...

We`re going on a bear `re going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day We`re not scared. Ready for some fun? Come along.

Arbuthnot has a sudden urge to travel to the Pacific islands after his wife`s death. He gets on a yacht with two friends, Bickley, a doctor, Bastin, a minister, and Arbuthnot`s dog, Tommy. The craft is then taken by a cyclone after all the crew...

White Fang is part dog and part wolf, and the lone survivor of his family. In his lonely world, he soon learns to follow the harsh law of the North - kill or be killed. But nothing in White Fang`s life can prepare him for the cruel owner who turns him...

William Tell is a good man, but his country is a dangerous place. The Swiss people don`t like the Austrian emperor or his governor in Switzerland. Can William Tell help them in their fight with the Austrians? Or is he a man of peace?