Novels, Tales, Journeys
Нью . Йорк, 1915. . George . H. . Dorah . С. ompany. . Издательский переплет, сохранность хорошая. . На обложке потертости, пятна. . Louis . Joseph . Vance was an . American novelist, born in . Washington, . D. . C. , and educated in the preparatory department of the . Brooklyn . Polytechnic . Institute. . He wrote short stories and verse after 1901, then composed many popular novels.
Нью-. Йорк, 1904 год. . A. . L. . Burt . Company, publishers. . Издательский переплет. . Потертый корешок. . Сохранность хорошая. . A best-selling author of novels, short stories, magazine articles, translations, and plays, . Oppenheim published over 150 books. . He is considered one of the originators of the thriller genre, his novels also range from spy thrillers to romance, but all have an undertone of intrigue. . He also wrote under the name of . Anthony . Partridge. . The . Master . Mummer begins: . Sheets of virgin manuscript paper littered my desk, the smoke of much uselessly consumed tobacco hung about the room in a little cloud. . Many a time . I had dipped my pen in the ink, only to find myself a few minutes later scrawling ridiculous little figures upon the margin of my blotting-pad. . It was not at all an auspicious start for one who sought immortality. . Издание не подлежит вывозу за пределы . Российской . Федерации.
Лейпциг. 1869 год. . Издательство . Bernhard . Tauchnitz. . Издательский переплет. . Сохранность хорошая. . Кожанный корешок. . Сохранена оригинальная обложка. . Вашему вниманию представлен первый том антикварного издания писательницы . Генри . Вуд, 1869 год. . Mrs. . Henry . Wood (the pen-name of . Ellen . Wood) was one of the best-selling authors of the late 19th century. . She became famous for her novel . East . Lynne (1861) and wrote more than thirty additional novels as well as short stories, most of which contain elements of mystery and suspense. . She also edited the famous . Argosy magazine from 1867 until her death. . Издание не подлежит вывозу за пределы . Российской . Федерации.
Лондон. 1900 год. . T. . Fisher . Unwin. . Издательский переплет. . Сохранность хорошая. . Сохранена оригинальная обложка. . На титульном листе владельческая подпись чернилами. . Суперобложка сильной степени изношенности. . Unwins . First . Novel . Library is a series of first novels of authors who show exceptional promise. . Among the now famous authors whose first novels appeared in the series are . Ethel . M. . Dell. . The . Way of an . Eagle. . M. . Baillie-. Saunders. . Saints in . Society. . K. . L. . Montgomery. . The . Cardinals . Pawn. . The . Publisher of the . First . Novel . Library is always willing to consider . MSS. of first novels. . Издание не подлежит вывозу за пределы . Российской . Федерации.
Elizabeth . George first claimed a spot on the . New . York . Times bestseller list in 1994. . Two decades later her . Lynley novels are still at the top of national bestseller lists, proving how vast and loyal her audience is. . Critics and fans alike cherish . Inspector . Lynley, eighth . Earl of . Asherton, and . Sergeant . Havers, his working-class partner, for their believably irascible relationship as much as for their uncanny ability to solve the most challenging cases. . And in her twentieth . Inspector . Lynley novel, . A . Banquet of . Consequences, . George delivers another winner as . Lynley and . Havers are drawn from . Cambridge to . London to the windswept town of . Shaftesbury during one of their most complex cases yet.
With checklists of award-winning novels and recommended reading for every genre (spy novels, romance, sci-fi, humor), this classic reading journal also includes plenty of pages for keeping track of all the books you’ve read and want to consume next.
Don . De. Lillo is the author of fourteen novels, including . Falling . Man, . Libra and . White . Noise, and three plays. . He has won the . National . Book . Award, the . PEN/. Faulkner . Award for . Fiction and the . Jerusalem . Prize. . In 2006, . Underworld was named one of the three best novels of the last twenty-five years by . The . New . York . Times . Book . Review, and in 2000 it won the . William . Dean . Howells . Medal of the . American . Academy of . Arts and . Letters for the most distinguished work of fiction of the past five years.
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With 73 million units sold worldwide, . Ubisofts . Assassins . Creed franchise is established as one of the best-selling game series ever. . Recognized for having some of the richest, most-engrossing art and storytelling in the industry, . Assassins . Creed transcends video games, branching into other entertainment experiences including comic books, novels, short films and an impressive merchandise line-up. . The recently announced . Assassins . Creed . Unity takes players into the heart of the . French . Revolution. . Marrying intricately detailed environments and next-gen capabilities, . Paris comes to life around you and immerses you in the grit and grime of a city in turmoil. . Continuing in the footsteps of this already world-renowned franchise, . Assassins . Creed . Unity brings to life a time of unrest and disorder in one of the greatest cities in the world, promising to be the biggest and best experience yet. . Highlights in the game, and in the book, include the different areas of . Paris, each with their own identity and population, towering buildings bigger than any . Assassins . Creed game so far and an amazing range of locations and action.
Over the course of ten previous novels, . Daniel . Silva has established himself as one of the worlds finest writers of international intrigue and espionage— a worthy successor to such legends as . Frederick . Forsyth and . John le . Carre (Chicago . Sun-. Times)—and . Gabriel . Allon as one of the most intriguing heroes of any thriller series (The . Philadelphia . Inquirer). . Now the death of a journalist leads . Allon to . Russia, where he finds that, in terms of spycraft, even he has something to learn. . Hes playing by . Moscow rules now. . It is not the grim, gray . Moscow of . Soviet times but a new . Moscow, awash in oil wealth and choked with bulletproof . Bentleys. . A . Moscow where power resides once more behind the walls of the . Kremlin and where critics of the ruling class are ruthlessly silenced. . A . Moscow where a new generation of . Stalinists is plotting to reclaim an empire lost and to challenge the global dominance of its old enemy, the . United . States. . One such man is . Ivan . Kharkov, a former . KGB colonel who built a global investment empire on the rubble of the . Soviet . Union. . Hidden within that empire, however, is a more lucrative and deadly business. . Kharkov is an arms dealer—and he is about to deliver . Russias most sophisticated weapons to al-. Qaeda. . Unless . Allon can learn the time and place of the delivery, the world will see the deadliest terror attacks since 9/11 — and the clock is ticking fast. . Filled with rich prose and breathtaking turns of plot, . Moscow . Rules is at once superior entertainment and a searing cautionary tale about the new threats rising to the . East—and . Silva’s finest novel yet.
Set at the turn of the 19th century, . PRIDE . AND . PREJUDICE is the much-loved story of . Elizabeth . Bennet and her four sisters as they struggle with the problem faced by any accomplished young lady: how to find a husband. . Encouraged by their incorrigible mother, the . Bennet sisters must navigate the minefield that is high society and try to secure the future of their family through a suitable husband. . Illustrated in an accessible and colourful style for all fans of manga and graphic novels.
With striking new jackets and a new slipcase for 2016, all adorned with . Quentin . Blakes timeless illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all of . Roald . Dahls classic childrens novels. . Stories that have shocked, excited, entertained and delighted generations of children, this great value collection includes the likes of . Charlie and the . Chocolate . Factory, . Matilda, . The . BFG and . Fantastic . Mr . Fox. . The iconic characters, hilarious settings and unforgettable storylines make this an essential addition to your childs bookshelf. . This . Phizz-. Whizzing collection is perfect for all the . Roald . Dahl fans out there and for those who are discovering these classic tales.
Be . Careful . What . You . Wish . For by . Jeffrey . Archer is the fourth installment in . The . Clifton . Chronicles series. . In the first three books - . Only . Time . Will . Tell, . The . Sins of the . Father and . Best . Kept . Secret, . Archer crafted an incredibly epic tale of . Harry . Cliftons life which begins in 1920. . Couching good storytelling with a cast of memorable characters, and gripping plot twists and turns, it has been a really good yarn spun by the master storyteller down through the three books in the series. . But the story is far from over. . In this latest installment, you are in for another journey that you wont want to end. . The third book in the series, . Best . Kept . Secret, ends with a real cliffhanger. . Sebastian . Clifton and . Bruno are involved in a car accident, leaving you on tenterhooks if they had survived or had been killed. . Be . Careful . What . You . Wish . For begins with . Harry . Clifton and his wife . Emma rushing to the hospital to find the fate of their son and his friend. . There are several threads to the story. . Harry is a best-selling author of detective novels both sides of the . Atlantic. . Emma is progressively involved in the management of the . Barrington . Shipping . Company which decides to build a luxury liner, the . MV . Buckingham which seems to be a not so prudent decision. . Giles . Barrington is an . MP, becoming a more important member of the shadow cabinet. . He is also planning to marry again after his catastrophic marriage to . Lady . Virginia . Fenwick. . Harry and . Emmas adopted daughter, . Jessica is growing up to be a talented artist. . The story moves beautifully, and the suspense keeps one riveted right through to the end of the story. . Be . Careful . What . You . Wish . For is fantastic, fascinating and fun. . Jeffrey . Archer, it seems, can do no wrong. . His novels have managed to capture the imagination of countless fans worldwide. . Novel after novel, series after series he has convincingly proved that he is the master of his chosen field of genre. . And this latest series is an affirmation of his storytelling prowess and mastery.
A big, panoramic story of the new . America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now. . As a police launch speeds across . Miamis . Biscayne . Bay-with our hero, officer . Nestor . Camacho, on board-. Tom . Wolfe is off and running headlong into the only city in the world where people from a different country with a different language and a different culture have taken over at the ballot box. . This melting pot is full of hard cases who just wont melt, damn it: a . Cuban mayor; a black police chief; a hot young reporter and a timid editor of the . Miami . Herald, both . WASPs who went to . Yale; an . Anglo sex-addiction psychiatrist who keeps his lovely . Latina nurse, . Magdalena, in his bed and his star patient, a porn-addicted billionaire, on a string; a status-addled . Haitian professor who thinks hes really . French and wants his pale-skinned daughter to pass and his . Creole-spouting son to be quiet. . Then there are the clueless collectors who . See it! . Like it! . Buy it!, spending tens of millions per minute on de-skilled art at . Miami . Art . Basel; black drug dealers colliding with the . Cuban cops; . Columbus . Day . Regatta spectators who only have eyes for the annual apres-race orgy; and . Active . Adult condos full of yenta-heavy ex-. New . Yorkers, not to mention a nest of shady . Russians. . Based on the same sort of detailed, on-scene, high-energy reporting that powered . Tom . Wolfes previous bestselling novels, . Back to . Blood is another brilliant, spot-on, scrupulous, and often hilarious reckoning with our times.
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Quentin . Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. . A high school math genius, he’s secretly fascinated with a series of children’s fantasy novels set in a magical land called . Fillory, and real life is disappointing by comparison. . When . Quentin is unexpectedly admitted to an elite, secret college of magic, it looks like his wildest dreams have come true. . But his newfound powers lead him down a rabbit hole of hedonism and disillusionment, and ultimately to the dark secret behind the story of . Fillory. . The land of his childhood fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he ever could have imagined. . . . The prequel to the . New . York . Times bestselling book . The . Magician . King and the #1 bestseller . The . Magicians . Land, . The . Magicians is one of the most daring and inventive works of literary fantasy in years. . No one who has escaped into the worlds of . Narnia and . Harry . Potter should miss this breathtaking return to the landscape of the imagination.
. Fan . Phenomena: . James . Bond explores the devoted fanbase that has helped make . Bond what he is, offering a serious but wholly accessible take on the many different ways that fans have approached, appreciated, and appropriated . Bond over the sixty years of his existence from the pages of . Ian . Flemings novels to the screen. . Including analyses of . Bond as a lifestyle icon, the . Bond brand, . Bond-inspired fanworks, and the many versions of 007, the book reveals a fan culture that is vibrant, powerfully engaged, and richly aware of the history and complexity of the character of . Bond and what he represents. . Whether your favourite . Bond is . Daniel . Craig or . Sean . Connery (or even . George . Lazenbyl), . Fan . Phenomena: . James . Bond is sure to go down as smooth as a shaken - not stirred - martini.
This remarkable novel by . Elaine . Kraf received almost no attention when it was first published in 1979. . For whatever reasons, . America was not ready for this dream-like look at life inside the head of a young woman, a struggling artist, living in . New . Yorks . Upper . West . Side and coping with the ravages of manic-depression. Not only did . Kraf take on a dark and disturbing subject, she did so in an utterly original, witty, and inventive manner-a provocative move, even in the liberated culture of the 1970s. . And, while others have since expanded upon the territory that . Kraf was mining, one still has to go as far back as the early down-and-out-in-. Paris novels of . Jean . Rhys to find a writer who so boldly and honestly portrays a smart, sardonic, attractive, but deeply troubled woman fighting to survive on her own in the city.
No marriage of a major twentieth-century writer is quite as beguiling as that of . Vladimir . Nabokovs to . Vera . Slonim. . She shared his delight at the enchantment of lifes trifles and literatures treasures, and he rated her as having the best and quickest sense of humor of any woman he had met. . From their meeting in 1923, . Vladimirs letters to . Vera form a narrative arc that tells a half-century long love story, one that is playful, romantic, pithy, and memorable. . At the same time, the letters tell us much about the man and the writer. . We see the infectious fascination with which . Vladimir observed everything--animals, people, speech, the landscapes he encountered--and learn of the poems, plays, stories, novels, memoirs, screenplays, and translations on which he worked ceaselessly. . This delicious volume contains 21 photographs, as well as facsimiles of the letters themselves and the puzzles and doodles . Vladimir often sent to . Vera. . Edited and translated by . Olga . Voronina and . Brian . Boyd.
A . Study in . Scarlet (first published in 1987) marks the first appearance of . Sherlock . Holmes and . Dr. . Watson, who would become two of the most famous characters in popular fiction. . Although . Conan . Doyle wrote 56 short stories featuring . Holmes, . A . Study in . Scarlet is one of only four full-length novels in the original canon.
. By our . Lady of the . Broken . Lances, said the . Crusader. . I would not that the . Turks were more coureous than they are . Christian, and am well pleased that unbeliever and heathen hound are a proper description for the best of them. . - from . Count . Robert of . Paris . They were the literary phenomenon of their time: . The . Waverly novels, 48 volumes set in fanciful re-creations of the . Scottish . Highlands (and other lands) of centuries past, published between 1814 and 1831 and devoured by a reading public hungry for these sweeping, interconnected melodramas. . The series popularized historical fiction, though theyre also abundant in astute political and social commentary. . Count . Robert of . Paris, . Volume 46 of . Waverly, is part of the fourth and final series in . Scotts . Tales of . My . Landlord. . Ranging over the . Near . East, this is a tale of adventure and romance set during the first . Crusades in the late 11th century.
Constantly rebuffed from the social circles he aspires to frequent, the timid clerk . Golyadkin is confronted by the sudden appearance of his double, a more brazen, confident and socially successful version of himself, who abuses and victimizes the original. . As he is increasingly persecuted, . Golyadkin finds his social, romantic and professional life unravelling, in a spiral that leads to a catastrophic denouement. . The . Double, . Dostoevskys second published work of fiction, which foreshadows in its themes many of his mature novels, is the surreal and hallucinatory tale of an unfortunate anti-hero, at once chilling in its depiction of the dark sides of human nature and exuberantly comical.