The book of the dead
Balenie obsahuje základnú hru Red Dead Redemption a datadisk Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare. Red Dead Redemption Hra od známych tvorcov GTA sa odohráva na divokom západe, kde banda vyhnancov a kriminálnikov určuje vládou teroru tvrdé pravidlá. Príbeh sa točí okolo hlavnej postavy Johna Marstona, ktorý jedného dňa opustí svoju rodinu a... .
A chance to celebrate the one and only fashion king of rock, the master of self-invention, the most visually exciting artist of all time - the late David Bowie. A unique man, a unique life, David Bowie was one of the most iconic celebrities of all time.
From Robert Browning's The Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray's The Rose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahme's The Reluctant Dragon and J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale. Some of them amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize, but each one is an expression of the joy of living.
The comics legend's first new book since his 2015 bestseller Killing and Dying. 'Adrian Tomine has more ideas in twenty panels than novelists have in a lifetime.' Zadie Smith
The mouth-watering new book from acclaimed author illustrator, Oliver Jeffers. Henry loves books... but not like you and I. He loves to EAT books! This exciting story follows the trials and tribulations of a boy with a voracious appetite for books.
It's time to refresh your creativity with this lively exploration of photography at the cutting edge. There's always a new angle with which to shoot your subject, a different shade of light to capture or a completely new genre to try out, so there's never an excuse for your camera to gather dust.
The Fairy Tale Book je výber známych i menej známych rozprávok od bratov Grimmovcov, H. Ch. Andersena, F.A. Steel a G.H. Putnama.Obsah:The Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Andersen Rapunzel by Brothers Grimm The Little Gingerbread Man by George HavenPutnam The Frog Prince by Brothers Grimm The Story of the Three Bears by Flora Annie Steel Little Snow White by Brothers Grimm
Předkládaný katalog Arménské knižní umění v průběhu staletí ? „Ti, kdo pili z toků Ducha“ vychází při příležitosti stejnojmenné výstavy, která se uskuteční v Národní knihovně České republiky od 11. do 25. října 2016. Kniha obsahuje fotografie a popisky (ve třech jazycích ? angličtině, arménštině a češtině) sedmdesáti pěti manuskriptů a tisků, které vybral a okomentoval Haig Utidjian. Důraz je kladen na rané tisky, mj. vynikající editiones principes arménské Bible, Hymnáře a jiných liturgických ...
`If you want to write a novel or a script, read this book' Sunday Times `The best book on the craft of storytelling I've ever read' Matt Haig
The Melancholy of Resistance, Laszlo Krasznahorkai's magisterial, surreal novel, depicts a chain of mysterious events in a small Hungarian town. A circus, promising to display the stuffed body of the largest whale in the world, arrives in the dead of winter, prompting bizarre rumours.
A showstopping luxury gift book to cherish for years to come, The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley is the ultimate guide for any Moomin fan, old and new. Step into the magical world of Moominvalley with this beautiful one of a kind book; a fun, fascinating, behind the scenes look at the wonderful world of the Moomins and their creator, Tove Jansson.
Enraptured by a young woman's account of the landscapes of Greece, Henry Miller set off to explore the Grecian countryside with his friend Lawrence Durrell in 1939. In The Colossus of Maroussi he describes drinking from sacred springs, nearly being trampled to death by sheep and encountering the flamboyant Greek poet Katsumbalis, who 'could galvanize the dead with his talk'.
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.
From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids. `Magical' GUARDIAN
** The Sunday Times Number One bestseller ** A Daily Telegraph / Financial Times / Guardian / Sunday Times / The Times / New Statesman / Observer Book of the Year
This abridged edition of East of the Sun and West of the Moon revives a classic collection of 10 Norse folktales illustrated by the beloved Danish artist Kay Nielsen, one of the most famous children's book illustrators of all time. Based on a precious first edition and including 11 of his extremely rare watercolor originals, the book features an all-new design refreshed for today's readers, numerous full-page illustrations, and double-spreads.
***THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER*** `Fans of Cloud Atlas and Never Let Me Go will love The History of Bees' Good Housekeeping `Dystopian and electric, this book is set to blow minds everywhere' Stylist 'Haunting and poignant ... an important and wonderful book' Dave Goulson, bestselling author of Bee Quest In the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this dazzling and ambitious literary debut follows three generations of beekeepers from the past, present, and future, weaving ...
The Miracle of Mindfulness is a modern classic. In this life-changing book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to practise mindfulness.
A book containing all the fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm, this also includes the illustrations from the original storybooks.
The book comprehensively summarizes current knowledge on albeit uncommon, but serious aortic diseases. Until now, diseases of the aorta were part of texts from the area of internal medicine, angiology, imaging methods, vascular surgery and cardiac surgery.
It is three weeks since the boy came to town, carrying a book of poetry to return to the old sea captain - the poetry that did for his friend Bardur. Three weeks, but already Bardur's ghost has faded.
'If you have even the slightest interest in Orwell or in the development of our culture, you should not miss this engrossing, enlightening book.' John Carey, Sunday Times George Orwell's last novel has become one of the iconic narratives of the modern world.
*The French Best-seller* 'The book France won't stop talking about...undoubtedly a lovely Christmas gift for anyone with a keen interest in when and how the first vibrator was invented' - Telegraph
'A lovely debut from a gifted young author. Violet Moller brings to life the ways in which knowledge reached us from antiquity to the present day in a book that is as delightful as it is readable.' Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads
The renowned and influential book artist Hedi Kyle shows you step-by-step how to create her unique designs, using folding techniques. Projects include flag books, blizzard books, the fishbone fold and nesting boxes.
The new book from Larry Siedentop, acclaimed author of Democracy in Europe, Inventing the Individual is a highly original rethinking of how our moral beliefs were formed and their impact on western society today. "Magisterial, timeless, beautifully written ...Siedentop has achieved something quite extraordinary.
From Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles to Beyonce, "Mr. Bradley skillfully breaks down a century of standards and pop songs into their elements to reveal the interaction of craft and art in composition and performance." (The Wall Street Journal) Encompassing a century of recorded music, this pathbreaking book reveals the poetic artistry of popular songs.
'An essential book for anyone invested, not only in Vietnamese literature, but the historic power of the national epic . . . and its perennial place in our species' efforts toward self-knowledge. Tim Allen's new translation offers clean fluidity while honouring the original's varied rhythms and jagged lyricism. A luminous feat.' Ocean Vuong, winner of the 2017 T. S. Eliot Prize
Two weeks before his death, Oliver Sacks outlined the contents of The River of Consciousness, the last book he would oversee. The best-selling author of On the Move, Musicophilia, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Sacks is known for his illuminating case histories about people living with neurological conditions at the far borderlands of human experience.
The Anatomy of Colour is the definitive book on the use of colour and paint in interior decoration over a 300-year period. Drawing on his huge specialist archive, historian and paint expert Patrick Baty traces the evolution of pigments and paint colours together with colour systems and standards, and examines their impact on the colour palettes used in interiors from 1650 to 1960.
'I learned much from this book. Priya Parker has created both an art and a science to gathering in ways that can bring joy and fulfillment to any meeting.' - Deepak Chopra MD
The extraordinary final volume of Karl Ove Knausgaard's monumental My Struggle series, `perhaps the most significant literary enterprise of our times' (Guardian) The End is the sixth and final book in the monumental My Struggle cycle.
An epic human drama by John Steinbeck, one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century, "The Grapes of Wrath" depicts the devastating effects of the Great Depression, and won both the American National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. 'To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth.' Drought and economic depression are driving thousands from Oklahoma.
A festive, delightfully-illustrated compendium that features holiday traditions from around the world. From Jolabokaflod (Christmas Book Flood) in Iceland to Festa dei sette pesci (Feast of Fishes) in Italy and Christmas lanterns in the Philippines, The Atlas of Christmas uncovers the fascinating (and sometimes, downright odd) ways that people and nations celebrate the holiday season, and inspires us to share these unique traditions together with family and friends.