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Tales of the Peculiar

A companion to the New York Times bestselling Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, now a major motion picture directed by Tim Burton. Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story of peculiars was written in the Tales.

Tales of the Rails

Jump on board a visual journey that will draw readers young and old into the magic of traveling by train, the sense of adventure and discovery as you look around at the world passing by. Learn about the trains like the bullet train Shinkansen and the most ambitious, daring and important train routes ever constructed.

Tales of the Prague Ghetto

Trained in philosophy and medicine, the writer, translator, scholar, and political and cultural activist Siegfried Kapper (1821–1879) devoted significant effort to the advancement of Jewish culture in Bohemia, Jewish emancipation, and to the commitment of Jews to contemporary Czech society. The three stories in this collection, which first appeared in the press in the 1840s and were posthumously published as a collection at the end of the century, offer a Romantic and folkloric vision of Jewish...

Tales of Horror

A murderer is forced to reveal his crime by the sound of a beating heart, a mysterious figure wreaks havoc among a party of noblemen during the time of the plague, a grieving lover awakens to find himself clutching a box of his beloved blood-stained teeth, a man is obsessed with the fear of being buried alive – these are only some of the memorable characters and stories included in this volume, which exemplify Poe’s inventiveness and natural talent as a storyteller. Immensely popular both durin...

The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music

Having entertained the idea for years, and even offered a few questionable opportunities (‘It’s a piece of cake! Just do four hours of interviews, find someone else to write it, put your face on the cover, and voila!’), I have decided to write these stories just as I have always done, in my own hand. The joy that I have felt from chronicling these tales is not unlike listening back to a song that I’ve recorded and can’t wait to share with the world, or reading a primitive journal entry from a s...

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 [Steam]

Legenda to predpovedala. Proroctvo to predpovedalo. Vyvolení sa rozhodli tomu veriť. Dobrodružná sága teraz pokračuje. Pokračovanie sa blíži. Pripojte sa k Wilburovi, Ive, Nateovi a Critterovi v ďalšej klasickej point-and-click adventúre z bláznivého sveta Aventasia. Pomôžte im naplniť ich osud. Osud doteraz nenapísaný. Už niekoľko rokov uplynulo od doby, kedy naši... .

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 NSW

Legenda to predpovedala. Proroctvo to predpovedalo. Vyvolení sa rozhodli tomu veriť. Dobrodružná sága teraz pokračuje. Pokračovanie sa blíži. Pripojte sa k Wilburovi, Ive, Nateovi a Critterovi v ďalšej klasickej point-and-click adventúre z bláznivého sveta Aventasia. Pomôžte im naplniť ich osud. Osud doteraz nenapísaný. Už niekoľko rokov uplynulo od doby, kedy naši... .

Tales of East Africa

Tales of East Africa is a collection of 22 traditional tales from Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Welcome to a world of magical adventure-a place where a boy spares the life of a fearsome monster, a flock of doves brings a girl back from the dead, and a hare wreaks havoc among all the other animals.

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 XBOX ONE

Legenda to predpovedala. Proroctvo to predpovedalo. Vyvolení sa rozhodli tomu veriť. Dobrodružná sága teraz pokračuje. Pokračovanie sa blíži. Pripojte sa k Wilburovi, Ive, Nateovi a Critterovi v ďalšej klasickej point-and-click adventúre z bláznivého sveta Aventasia. Pomôžte im naplniť ich osud. Osud doteraz nenapísaný. Už niekoľko rokov uplynulo od doby, kedy naši... .

Tales of Old Prague Houses - Magdalena Wagnerová

The air of times long past; the strong walls from bygone centuries; narrow portals; a host of house signs and a wealth of architectural styles: these are the houses of old Prague. Small palaces are full of great secrets, the stories hidden inside their walls having long helped shape the city’s haracter and made it ever more popular. The magic of the Faust House; the Cubist beauty of the House of the Black Madonna; mysterious events connected with Sova’s Mills; tales from the former prison in th...

The Canterbury Tales + CD ( A1) - Geoffrey Chaucer

Step back in time to experience the adventures of a group of people to Canterbury in this stunning reconstruction of 14th Century England. In 1387, a group of people went to Canterbury. On their way, they told stories. The stories were exciting and interesting. They helped the group to enjoy their time travelling. But these stories do not only tell us about the past. They are stories that anybody can read and enjoy today. And they are stories that can teach us many things, about love, about fri...

Telephone Tales

Every night, at nine o'clock, wherever he is, Mr. Bianchi, an accountant who often has to travel for work, calls his daughter and tells her a bedtime story. But since it's still the 20th century world of pay phones, each story has to be told in the time that a single coin will buy.

The Last of the Mohicans (EN)

The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 is a historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper, first published in February 1826. It is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known.

The Case of Bizarre Death and Other Tales / Případ bizarní smrti a další příběhy

Elektronická kniha The Case of Bizarre Death and Other Tales / Případ bizarní smrti a další příběhy:5 povídek s krimi a hororovým nádechem podle skutečných životních událostí. Povídky pojednávají o různých lidských slabostech a pohnutkách, které dokážou v člověku rozdmýchat temné stránky jeho osobnosti a vedou ho na scestí, aby se dopustil násilí na jiných lidech či sám na sobě, což je příčinou jeho neštěstí. Kromě anglicko-české četby pro středně pokročilé studenty angličtiny učebnice nabíz...

Andersens Fairy Tales (EN)

JUNIOR CLASSICS EDITION The world of Hans Christian Andersen is seen through the eyes of children. There is the everyday wonder of an ugly duckling being transformed into a swan; the puffed-up Emperor being fooled by his own importance; the tender tragedy of a little match girl; the upright honesty of John rewarded by his travelling companion.

Gender Swapped Fairy Tales

Discover a collection of fairy tales unlike the ones you've read before... Once upon a time, in the middle of winter, a King sat at a window and sewed.

Fairy Tales for Millennials

Welcome to the world of Fairy Tales, Millennial style... Inside you'll find Sleeping Beauty waking up Woke, the Nanny Goats Gruff getting trolled, and three little pigs explaining that - realistically - a house of straw is really the only way a first time buyer can get on the property ladder.

The Encyclopedia of Early Earth

Winner of the Best Book Award at the 2014 British Comic Awards Readers! This book is not a real encyclopedia! It is an epic work of fiction, detailing the many tales and adventures of one lonely storyteller, on a quest for Enlightenment and True Love.

The Book of Dragons (EN)

Eight enchanting tales about a variety of whimsical dragons, by a master of the craft, E Nesbit, are contained in this absolutely delightful volume, The Book of Dragons. While it's essentially meant for children, there are plenty of adults who will find itirresistible enough to peek into and a most charming way to spend a magical hour.

Merchcode Star Wars Darth Vader Tales Tee black - XS

For all of you, who side on the dark side of the force. This dark-bodied and front-filling Darth Vader chest print is dramatic and based on a movie poster style. You get Darth Vader in profile, together with the title "Star Wars Tales" and additional information at the edge of the print. Awaken the dark side of the force in you! Farba: black Zloženie: Oberstoff 1: 100% Baumwolle, Single Jersey, 160 GSM

Dottie : By the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021 - Abdulrazak Gurnah

Dottie : By the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021 - Abdulrazak Gurnah, Vydavateľ: Bloomsbury Publishing, Väzba: Paperback, Rok vydania: 2022, Počet strán: 416 A searing tale of a young woman discovering her troubled family history and cultural pastDottie Badoura Fatma Balfour finds solace amidst the squalor of her childhood by spinning warm tales of affection about her beautiful names. But she knows nothing of their origins, and little of her family history - or the abuse her ancesto...

The Pioneers (EN)

The Pioneers: The Sources of the Susquehanna; a Descriptive Tale is a historical novel, the first published of the Leatherstocking Tales, a series of five novels by American writer James Fenimore Cooper. While The Pioneers was published in 1823, before anyof the other Leatherstocking Tales, the period it covers makes it the fourth chronologically.

Pánske tričko MERCHCODE Star Wars Darth Vader Tales Tee Farba: black, Veľkosť: XS

For all of you, who side on the dark side of the force. This dark-bodied and front-filling Darth Vader chest print is dramatic and based on a movie poster style. You get Darth Vader in profile, together with the title "Star Wars Tales"" and additional information at the edge of the print. Awaken the dark side of the force in you!"

The Japanese Myths

The perfect introduction to the world of Japanese myth and legend. This is a smart and succinct guide to the rich tradition of Japanese mythology, from the earliest recorded legends of Izanagi and Izanami, their divine offspring and the creation of Japan, to medieval tales of vengeful ghosts, through to the modern-day reincarnation of ancient deities as the heroes of mecha anime.

The Singing Bones

Shaun Tan fans get to see his extraordinary talent applied to sculpture in this award-winning, lavishly presented collection of art based on fairy tales told by the Brothers Grimm. Artist Shaun Tan is world renowned for his singular vision and storytelling abilities.

A Thing of Beauty

What do the Greek myths mean to us today? It's now a golden age for these tales - they crop up in novels, films and popular culture.

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. Walliams now turns his attention to teachers in these ten tales of the most gruesome grown-ups ever. Think your teachers are bad? Wait till you meet this lot. The...

The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers

'Guaranteed to raise the hairs on the back of your neck' Neil Gaiman Jen Campbell's collection of terrifyingly gruesome tales lends a modern edge to fairy tale collections for young readers.

A House of Pomegranates (EN)

Oscar Wilde supposedly said that these fables were "intended neither for the British child nor the British public". A follow-up to his first popular fairy-tale collection (`The Happy Prince and Other Tales‘), `A House of Pomegranates‘ (1891) is indeed decidedly darker and more adult.

The Jungle Books (EN)

JUNIOR CLASSICS EDITION Kipling’s tales of Mowgli and his exciting life in the Indian jungle have been loved by children and adults alike ever since their publication in 1895. Mowgli the ‘man-cub’ must learn to fend for himself against terrible foes like Shere Khan the tiger, but he can always call upon his friends Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the Black Panther and Kaa the Rock Python from whom he learns the Law of the Jungle.

Gods And Heroes of Ancient Greece

From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy. These stories of heroes and powerful gods and goddesses are set forth simply and movingly, in language that retains the power and drama of the original works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Homer.

Men Without Women. Stories

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone.

Old Prague Legends

The book contains a collection of twenty-nine tales or legends associated with several well-known sites of old Prague. These buildings, landmarks, and whole areas are woven through with stories that bear the weight of many long centuries of Bohemian history.

Bedtime Stories (EN)

Bedtime stories are a selection of well-known and lesser-known fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm and Rudyard Kipling.

Egyptian Mythology

Join Egyptologist Garry J. Shaw on a tour up the Nile, through a beautiful and fascinating landscape populated with a rich mythology: the stories of Horus, Isis, Osiris, and their enemies and allies, tales of vengeance, tragedy, and fantastic metamorphoses.

Nothing Much Happens

In Nothing Much Happens Kathryn Nicolai offers a healthy way to ease the mind before bed: through the timeless appeal of classic bedtime stories. These calming tales take place in and around a fictional city, each one revealing those small, sweet moments of joy that may be found in the commonplace.

Untouched By Human Hands

'The greatest entertainer ever produced by science fiction' J. G. Ballard These surreal, elegantly witty tales from one of the most esteemed writers of science fiction encompass indignant aliens, stranded space explorers, shapeshifters, a company that manufactures designer planets and a deadly hunting game in far-future New York.

We're Still at War

Using an innovative approach, these 13 comic strips narrate the destinies of people who in the battle against totalitarian power either morally triumph or succumb to their weaknesses. The tales deal with the conflict of specific individuals with totalitarian power, and are as diverse as life itself - they present both victory and defeat, great acts of heroism as well as human frailties and the struggle to come to terms with them.

Le Morte d'Arthur (EN)

Of all the legends of Western civilisation, perhaps the glorious adventures of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table are the best known. The Quest for the Holy Grail, and the undying illicit love between Sir Launcelot and Queen Guenever, have provided inspiration for storytellers and poets down the ages, and sparked so many films and books of our own time. 15th-century knight Sir Thomas Malory penned the book with relish, packing his story with tales of heroism, treachery and revenge, ...

Dubliners (EN)

Audiokniha má obtížnost četby B2 An ambitious mother, a boy in love, a lonely older man, a cynical intellectual and a girl who dreams of a life in another country are just a few of Joyce’s Dubliners. In these realistic tales, Joyce reveals the hopes, fearsand disappointments of his characters.