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Stories of other worlds

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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...

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...

A Platter of Figs and Other Recipes

In "A Platter of Figs and Other Recipes", David Tanis shows readers how to slow down, pay attention, and give ingredients their due. Worlds away from showy "Food Network" personalities and chefs who preach fussy techniques, Tanis serves up charming, unassuming meals for friends and family: couscous with rabbit and turnip for a special birthday fete, clam and chorizo paella to eat by the fireplace, and turkey with duck confit for Thanksgiving.

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.

Warm Worlds and Otherwise

'Tiptree's narratives of alien worlds and alienation make up one of science fiction's most vivid and influential bodies of work' The New York Times This landmark collection of short stories shows the feminist pioneer James Tiptree Jr. at her most inventive and daring. Here a fake girl becomes a living advertisement, women choose alien invaders over the men of Earth, a creature discovers that love means death and a pandemic engulfs the planet.

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...

Tokyo Stories

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.

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.

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.

Trips out of Civilization

Elektronická kniha Trips out of Civilization:Trips out of Civilization is comprised of five original thrillers, all packed with action, sudden twists and psychological revelations.The Crossbow takes place in the Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, far away from tourists and beaten paths. A Mathematically Precise Curve invites the reader to the most spectacular part of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta. Arawak offers an unusual adventure on an uninhabited island in the Bahamian Archipelago. Ly...

Planes of Existence

Audiokniha MP3 Planes of Existence:The fifth step into the Darkness is called Planes of ExistenceThe fifth step into the Darkness is called Planes of Existence, and it is a solo ride by the feature author of the whole series in three parts. In them, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, practically unread and unknown during his life, but a source of inspiration after his death thanks to friends and devoted fans, deals with the clash of two worlds – the reality and “beyond”. Beyond the Wall of Sleep is ...

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...

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 ...

The World's Worst Teachers

A new collection of short stories from the UK’s biggest-selling author – David Walliams. David Walliams’ inventive take on the cautionary tale began in 2016 with the publication of The World’s Worst Children.Two further volumes followed in 2017 and 2018 with total sales of the trilogy now exceeding 1.7 million copies in the UK alone.


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.

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.

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.

Night Enchantress

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...

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.

Ars?ne Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes (EN)

The world’s greatest gentleman thief is back and this time he must summon all his brilliance and prowess to escape the clutches of his most worthy adversary: the master English detective, Herlock Sholmes! Assisted by his trusty companion Dr Wilson, Sholmesis called to Paris to investigate crimes believed to involve the legendary debonair rogue Lupin. In The Blonde Lady, the first of the volume’s two stories, Sholmes finds himself on the trail of Lupin after a series of seamless thefts by a myst...


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...

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...

Glosolália 1/2023

OBSAH ZSOLT SŐRÉS: Mýtický vzostup tvorkyne: Psychonautické putovanie Katalin Gály | 1 KATALIN GÁLY: O mojom vnútornom kompase | 7 ZUZANA GABRIŠOVÁ: České básnířky na pokračování (13. časť) | 19 Dve na jednu (knihu O tichu, pomalosti a iných hodnotách...) EVA MALITI FRAŇOVÁ: O napravovaní sveta podľa Etely Farkašovej | 31 DANA PODRACKÁ: Kabinet pomalosti Etely Farkašovej | 31 ZACIELENÉ NA FEMINISTICKÉ DIVADLO KATARÍNA KROKOŠOVÁ: Mýty alebo fakty? Čo je čo v ženskej duši (recenzia hry peneLopa) ...

Game Golf Golf Live

Game Golf Live GPS Shot Tracking TAG. SWING. DIAL IT IN. The ultimate GAME GOLF product has arrived. Introducing GAME GOLF LIVE The world’s first REAL-TIME automatic shot tracking system for iOS and Android phones. Just tag, swing and dial in your game to lower your score The GAME GOLF platform allows golfers to see total score, fairway accuracy, greens-in-regulation, approach shot accuracy, scramble percentage, sand saves, putts and average club distances. Compare your stats to others through...