Sneetches and other stories
šťastný princ a iné rozprávky
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Labels and Other Stories
Transporting us to all corners of the globe, the tales in Louis de Bernieres' worldly and entertaining collection Labels and Other Stories feature a cast of unlikely and unforgettable heroes who can be found collecting luxury tinned cat-food labels, posting fish to the President, falling in love with dolphin deities and dining with Brazilian street thieves. And in 'Gunter Weber's Confession', we return once more to the Greek island of Captain Corelli's Mandolin and its much-loved characters.
A World Apart and Other Stories
Elektronická kniha A World Apart and Other Stories:“It grew dark and a mist spread over the countryside like a curtain. We were at the Bohemian border. Customs control, shouting, the din of the station, and finally the train moved on with a monotonous drone.<br> ‘It was right here that I met Teresa Elinson,’ Marta said, in the corner of the cozy compartment.<br> I replied: ‘Who is Teresa Elinson? I don’t remember you ever mentioning her.’<br> ‘No, never. It was a kind of ad...
A World Apart and Other Stories
“It grew dark and a mist spread over the countryside like a curtain. We were at the Bohemian border.
The Kiltem Massacre and other horror stories
Audiokniha MP3 The Kiltem Massacre and other horror stories:Audiokniha The Kiltem Massacre and other horror stories vychází z úspěšné a vysoce hodnocené knihy Jana Opatřila Hororové povídky, kterou autor napsal pod pseudonymem Dan Angus. Obsahuje 10 mrazivých povídek + titulní povídku Kiltemský masakr.Knihu z češtiny do angličtiny přeložil renomovaný americký překladatel Alex Zucker. Text načetl američan Ben Holland.Povídky se odehrávají v Čechách i v anglicky mluvících zemích. Titulní povíd...
Behind the Lines Bugulma and Other Stories
Elektronická kniha Behind the Lines Bugulma and Other Stories:V roce 1921, několik měsíců předtím, než Jaroslav Hašek začal psát Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka, popisuje v cyklu Velitelem města Bugulmy své životní zkušenosti s revolučním Ruskem. Obdobným způsobem, jakým se ve svých povídkách vysmíval předválečné C. a K. monarchii, zachycuje bývalý rudý komisař Hašek bolševickou revoluci. Před čtenářem se tak odehrává úsměvný příběh, v němž, v zapomenutém tatarském městečku Bugulma, vystupuje so...
Death and other Horrors
The very first step into the Darkness is called Death and Other Horrors, and it contains three short stories. The author of the first of these – The Haunted Dolls’ House – is Montague Rhodes James.
Šťastný princ a iné rozprávky / The Happy Prince and Other Stories
Bilinguálne anglicko-slovenské vydanie krásnych rozprávok..
Death and Other Horrors
Audiokniha MP3 Death and Other Horrors:The very first step into the Darkness is called Death and Other Horrors, and it contains three short storiesThe author of the first of these – The Haunted Dolls’ House – is Montague Rhodes James. A scientist at first, James eventually gained success writing Gothic horror stories. Cool Air, and Azathoth, by Howard Phillips Lovecraft, complete the collection. Lovecraft was not well-known during his life, but became an influential horror-story writer after...
WINNER OF THE JOHN AVERY AWARD 2019 at the Andre Simon Awards Tokyo is rightfully known around the world as one of the most exciting places to eat on the planet. From subterranean department store food halls to luxurious top-floor hotel restaurants, and all the noodle shops, sushi bars, and yakitori shacks in between, there may be no other city so thoroughly saturated with delicious food.
Classic American Short Stories (EN)
Content: Ambrose Bierce: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Stephen: Crane The Veteran Mark Twain: The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County O. Henry: The Last Leaf and other stories Jack London: Brown Wolf Five great American short story writers, dating from the turn of the 19th/20th centuries, are represented here.
Chinese Myths and Folk Tales
Chinese culture is rich with marvelous folklore, and this exquisitely designed collection draws on that magnificent historical repository. It features more than 200 fables and tales chosen from Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio and other classic compendiums.
Things Remembered and Things Forgotten
'If we want to understand what has been lost to time, there is no way other than through the exercise of imagination ... imagination applied with delicate rather than broad strokes'. So wrote the award winning Japanese author Kyoko Nakajima of her story, Things Remembered and Things Forgotten, a piece that illuminates, as if by throwing a switch, the layers of wartime devastation that lie just below the surface of Tokyo's insistently modern culture. The ten acclaimed stories in this collection ...
Youth, a Narrative (EN)
Youth' is an autobiographical short story by Joseph Conrad. It was written in 1898, first published in Blackwood's Magazine, and included as the first story in the 1902 volume Youth, a Narrative, and Two Other Stories.
Atlas of the Heart
In her latest book, five-time #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr Brene Brown, writes, "If we want to find the way back to ourselves and each other, we need language and the grounded confidence to both tell our stories, and to be stewards of the stories that we hear. This is the framework for meaningful connection." In Atlas of the Heart, Brown takes us on a journey through 87 of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human.
The second step into the Darkness is called Illusion, and the pioneer of modern-era horror stories, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, meets another of his “gurus” – Edgar Allan Poe (Lovecraft himself is sometimes referred to as E. A. Poe’s direct successor). William Wilson is a typical specimen of Poe’s fantastic, even mystic style that won him world renown. H. P. Lovecraft is also the author of the other two short stories – The Terrible Old Man and Ex Oblivione.
Elektronická kniha Night Enchantress:Czech author Vítězslav Říčka gives the fifth book called Night Enchantress. This book is translation of Czech book called Čarodějka nocí. Night Enchantress concludes poetic tour of two characters - farmer and enchantress. They meet together and fall in love. This story is about love between them and seeking themselves each other in various countries. Author makes effort to tell about two protagonists and their illusional stories in various poems. Story is...
Trees of Life
A captivatingly informative and visually beautiful survey of the tree species - from all over the world - that human cultures have found most useful. Each tree species is the subject of a concise text centred on a story - or stories - about the tree in question, and is depicted by means of a photograph, painting or other aesthetic artefact.
The Little Prince
The Little Prince is a classic tale of equal appeal to children and adults. On one level it is the story of an airman's discovery, in the desert, of a small boy from another planet - the Little Prince of the title - and his stories of intergalactic travel, while on the other hand it is a thought-provoking allegory of the human condition.
Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery, Vydavateľ:Wordsworth Editions Ltd, Väzba: Paperback / softback, Počet strán: 112, Jazyk: anglický, Rok vydania: 1995 On one level this work is the story of an airman's discovery of a small boy from another planet in the desert and his stories of intergalactic travel, and on the other hand it is a thought-provoking allegory of the human condition.
It's a Continent
'. . . we need this book. Of course Africa needs it as well, because no other huge area of the planet is treated as such a singular region, and that has to change. But the rest of the planet needs It's a Continent because we miss out by not recognising the individual majesty, the complexity, the beauty, the culture and the stories of the dozens of African countries.
Audiokniha MP3 Illusion:The second step into the Darkness is called IllusionThe second step into the Darkness is called Illusion, and the pioneer of modern-era horror stories, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, meets another of his “gurus” – Edgar Allan Poe (Lovecraft himself is sometimes referred to as E. A. Poe’s direct successor). William Wilson is a typical specimen of Poe’s fantastic, even mystic style that won him world renown. H. P. Lovecraft is also the author of the other two short stories ...
Love from the Dark Side
Audiokniha MP3 Love from the Dark Side:The ninth step into the Darkness is called Love from the Dark Side, and it brings us to the climax of the series – the Darkness itselfIt features The Tenant of the Cedars by Mary Elizabeth Penn – a story about the vengeance of the dead. Little is known of the author other than the fact that she was published in magazines in the late Victorian era. Her stories were long forgotten until being rediscovered in 1999 – over 100 years since the last of them wa...
Employers versus Employees - Vladimír John
After the publication of his very successful books HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS WITHOUT RISK and ENTREPRENEURS VERSUS CHEATERS in 2016, Vladimir John has written yet another book on a topic that concerns almost every entrepreneur. Employees may jeopardize your business if you don’t keep an eye on them at all times. They know no boundaries when it comes to inventing ways of promoting their own interests at the expense of their employers. In EMPLOYERS VERSUS EMPLOYEES, you can read 52 true stories, som...
South of Eden - Andrej Bán
Fotograf a reportér časopisu .týždeň Andrej Bán vo svojej tretej autorskej knihe prináša 82 čiernobielych dokumentárnych fotografií z 25 krajín, ktoré navštívil počas uplynulých 25 rokov. Jedinečné snímky autor dopĺňa pútavými textami o živote v regiónoch postihnutých vojnami, exodmi, etnickými či náboženskými konfliktami a prírodnými katastrofami. Hoci v knihe dominujú fotografie z krízových oblastí, publikácia nie je iba o hrôzach, ale najmä o nádeji a schopnosti bežných ľudí prežiť a vyrovna...
Homelessness among young people in Prague
Elektronická kniha Homelessness among young people in Prague:Undoubtedly, homelessness is an interesting phenomenon of today. It represents a clear social failure which can be viewed as a syndrome of a complex social failure. Everyone knows the homeless and sees them on everyday basis, but only few people know about them more than that they look neglected, drink alcohol and always sleep in various places. The reality is, however, in many respects different, primarily as concerns young people...
Elektronická kniha Půlnoční nebe:Geniální astronom Augustine se ocitl na sklonku života, kdežto astronautka Sully na jeho vrcholu – jenže oba vědí, co obnáší extrémní samota. Když naši planetu postihne blíže neurčená katastrofa, jeho nalézáme na odlehlé arktické stanici, ji zase na palubě kosmické lodi vracející se od Jupiteru k Zemi. Tvrdohlavý vědec, který se v okamžiku krize odmítl přidat k evakuovaným a zůstal na observatoři, brzy po odletu kolegů objeví v opuštěné ubikaci holčičku Iris ...