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The Snow Queen

Michael Cunningham's luminous, compassionate new novel begins with a vision. It's November 2004.

The Snow Queen

From the author of THE HOURS 'Luminously written ...page-turningly enjoyable, this is a profound novel about love from a highly regarded, Pulitzer-winning novelist' Sunday Times Walking through Central Park, Barrett Meeks sees a translucent light in the sky that regards him in a distinctly godlike way. Barrett doesn't believe in visions - or in God - but he can't deny what he's seen.

Work Like Any Other

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016 Placing itself perfectly alongside acclaimed work by Philipp Meyer, Jane Smiley and JM Coetzee, this debut novel charts the story of Roscoe T Martin in rural Alabama in the 1920s. Roscoe has set his sights on a new type of power spreading at the start of the 20th century: electricity.

Metamorphosis and Other Stories

This collection of new translations brings together the small proportion of Kafka's works that he himself thought worthy of publication. It includes Metamorphosis, his most famous work, an exploration of horrific transformation and alienation; Meditation, a collection of his earlier studies; The Judgement, written in a single night of frenzied creativity; The Stoker, the first chapter of a novel set in America and a fascinating occasional piece, and The Aeroplanes at Brescia, Kafka's eyewitness...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a murder mystery novel like no other. The detective, and narrator, is Christopher Boone.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a murder mystery novel like no other. The detective, and narrator, is Christopher Boone.

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.

The Awakening

A new edition of Kate Chopin's controversial masterpiece, an essential novel in the canon of early feminism--with an introduction by Carmen Maria Machado, award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties. "Whatever came, she had resolved never again to belong to another than herself." With its forthright treatment of sex and depression, The Awakening, first published in 1899, was so shocking to turn-of-the-century readers that it was neglected for decades.

The Book of Disquiet

With its astounding hardcover reviews Richard Zenith's new complete translation of The Book of Disquiet has now taken on a similar iconic status to Ulysses, The Trial or In Search of Lost Time as one of the greatest but also strangest modernist texts. Featuring an assembly of sometimes linked fragments, it is a mesmerising, haunting 'novel' without parallel in any other culture.

A Midsummer Night's Dream (EN)

Audiokniha má obtížnost četby A2 Theseus of Athens is looking forward to his wedding to Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons. But two other youngcouples are not so happy: Hermia wants to marry Lysander, but her father doesn’t agree.

A Midsummer Night s Dream+CD (A2) - William Shakespeare

‘Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.’ Theseus of Athens is looking forward to his wedding to Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons. But two other young couples are not so happy: Hermia wants to marry Lysander, but her father doesn’t agree. Helena loves Demetrius, but he wants to marry Hermia. The King and Queen of the Fairies don’t love each other any more, so they start to play tricks on each other. They involve their fairies, the lovers and a group of Athenian workmen who want to be ac...

A Midsummer Night's Dream (EN)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream must be one of the most enduringly popular of Shakespeare’s plays, and it is not difficult to see why: the work blends several kinds of comedy with a powerful atmosphere of magic and mystery and a satisfying set of contrasts – between city and country, reason and imagination, love and infatuation. Play: Music and opening announcement 1:21 Act 1 Scene 1 6:20 Act 1 Scene 1: LYSANDER How now my love, why is your cheek so pale? 5:11 Act 1 Scene 1: HELENA How happy some o’e...

Alice in Wonderland

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.

Swing Time

An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty Two brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, what constitutes a tribe, or makes a person truly free.

Narcissus and Goldmund

'One of his masterpieces ...without doubt a great novel' Guardian One of Hermann Hesse's greatest novels, Narcissus and Goldmund is an extraordinary recreation of the Middle Ages, contrasting the careers of two friends, one of whom shuns life in a monastery and goes on the road, tangled in the extremes of life in a world dominated by sin, plague and war, the other staying in the monastery and struggling, with equal difficulty, to lead a life of spiritual denial. An superb feat of imagination, N...