Midnights children a novel
This book is a brilliant, emotionally wrenching new novel from the author of Atonement and Amsterdam. Fiona Maye, a leading High Court judge, renowned for her fierce intelligence and sensitivity is called on to try an urgent case.
A wickedly observed novel about falling in love at the end of your life, by the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Finkler Question. At the age of ninety-something, Beryl Dusinbery is forgetting everything - including her own children.
'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with exuberant humour the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the thirties.
This is a powerful and timely story about one boy's epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From Eoin Colfer, previously Irish Children's Laureate, and the team behind his bestselling Artemis Fowl graphic novels.
(...)Pri príležitosti 40. výročia udeľovania najvýznamnejšej britskej literárnej ceny Booker Prize vyhlásia na jeseň aj tzv. Best of the Booker, teda knihu považovanú za najlepšiu z doterajších laureátov.(...) (...)Na druhom mieste v tipovaní je dielo Salmana Rushdieho Midnight’s Children, ocenené v roku 1981, a na treťom je román Michaela Ondaatjeho Anglický pacient (1992), ktorý tiež vyšiel v slovenčine. Jeho filmová adaptácia získala Oscara za najlepšiu cudzojazyčnú snímku.(...) Sme.sk...
(...)Pri príležitosti 40. výročia udeľovania najvýznamnejšej britskej literárnej ceny Booker Prize vyhlásia na jeseň aj tzv. Best of the Booker, teda knihu považovanú za najlepšiu z doterajších laureátov.(...) (...)Na druhom mieste v tipovaní je dielo Salmana Rushdieho Midnight’s Children, ocenené v roku 1981, a na treťom je román Michaela Ondaatjeho Anglickýpacient (1992), ktorý tiež vyšiel v slovenčine. Jeho filmová adaptácia získala Oscara za najlepšiu cudzojazyčnú snímku.(...) Sme.sk...
Adapted as a major motion picture starring Timothee Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson and Meryl Streep. Recognized as one of the best-loved classic children's stories of all time, Little Women is an utterly beguiling novel.
The White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, the Caterpillar that smokes a hookah, the Queen of Hearts... who is not familiar with the fantastic characters in the novel Alice in Wonderland, a timeless masterpiece of children's literature? The impressive illustrations in this book, the work of Manuela Adreani, a sensitive and original artist who lends life to these characters, are also ideal as decoration to enhance and personalize children's bedrooms.
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback is one of five special Puffin Classics editions created in partnership with the world-famous V&A Museum, with exquisite cover designs from their William Morris collection.
The chilling true crime 'non-fiction novel' that made Truman Capote's name, "In Cold Blood" is a seminal work of modern prose, a remarkable synthesis of journalistic skill and powerfully evocative narrative published in "Penguin Modern Classics". Controversial and compelling, "In Cold Blood" reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and both their children.
First published in 1988 and now reissued in paperback, a contemporary novel about religion, from the author of MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN. Two Indian actors fall to Earth after their aeroplane is blown-up by terrorists, and they become involved in the battle between Good and Evil, as a great prophet wrestles with his faith and duty to God.
Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories ? particularly A PerfectDay for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme ? With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is fully of children. The hero-narrator of THE CATCHER IN THE RYE is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield.
The classic English children's novel of three young friends and one special garden, stunningly reimagined in a deluxe full-color edition, illustrated with beautiful artwork and unique interactive features created by the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise, MinaLima-sure to delight fans of the live action film versions coming in 2018 from Disney and Universal Studios. After tragedy leaves Mary Lennox orphaned, the bratty ten-year-old British girl i...