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The triumph of the sun

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The Core of the Sun

The Eusistocratic Republic of Finland has bred a new human sub-species of receptive, submissive women, called eloi, for sex and procreation, while intelligent, independent women are relegated to menial labour and sterilized. Vanna, raised as an eloi but secretly intelligent, needs money to help her doll-like sister, Manna.

South of the Border, West of the Sun

Growing up in the suburbs in post-war Japan, it seemed to Hajime that everyone but him had brothers and sisters. His sole companion was Shimamoto, also an only child.

Triumph of the City

Understanding the modern city and the powerful forces within it is the life's work of Harvard urban economist Edward Glaeser, who at forty is hailed as one of the world's most exciting urban thinkers. Travelling from city to city, speaking to planners and politicians across the world, he uncovers questions large and small whose answers are both counterintuitive and deeply significant.

Kay Nielsen. East Of The Sun And West Of The Moon

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.

Dobrodružství Sherlocka Holmese / The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Dobrodružství Sherlocka Holmese (zkrácené dvojjazyčné vydání) převyprávěné moderním jazykem, pro začínající a mírně pokročilé angličtináře. Veškerou práci Conana Doyla zastínil úspěch Dobrodružství Sherlocka Holmese, která byla vydávána po částech v časopise Strand od roku 1891 a později v roce 1892 shromážděna do knihy obsahující 12 dobrodružství.

The Naked Sun

Isaac Asimov's ROBOT series - from the iconic collection I, ROBOT to four classic novels - contains some of the most influential works in the history of science fiction. Establishing and testing the THREE LAWS OF ROBOTICS, they continue to shape the understanding and design of artificial intelligence to this day.

Monet or the Triumph of Impressionism

Master of the sublime: The essential Impressionist No other artist, apart from J.M.W. Turner, tried as hard asClaude Monet(1840 1926) to capture light itself on canvas. Of all the Impressionists, it was the man Cezanne called only an eye, but my God what an eye! who stayed true to the principle of absolute fidelity to the visual sensation, painting directly from the object.It could be said that Monet reinvented the possibilities of color.

The House of the Spirits

By the gifted storyteller Isabel Allende, this is the magnificent saga of proud and passionate women and men and the turbulent times through which they suffer and triumph. Translated by Magda Bogin.

Cesta do stredu zeme Journey to the Centre of the Earth Dvojjazyčné čítanie Č-A

Sun Dvojjazyčné čítanie Česko-Anglické Cesta do stredu zeme Moderne prerozprávaný príbeh je dvojjazyčný a je vhodný pre začínajúcich a mierne pokročilých angličtinu. Príbeh rozpráva šestnásťročný Axel a začína v nedeľu 24. mája roku 1863, kedy profesor Lidenbrock objavia dokument islandského alchymistu zo 16. storočia Arneho Saknussemma. Text písaný runovým písmom rozlúšti a zistí, že Saknussemm v dokumente tvrdí, že zostúpil do stredu Zeme. Vhodné pre deti od 8 rokov.

Cesta do stredu zeme Journey to the Centre of the Earth Dvojjazyčné čítanie Č-A

Sun Dvojjazyčné čítanie Česko-Anglické Cesta do stredu zeme Moderne prerozprávaný príbeh je dvojjazyčný a je vhodný pre začínajúcich a mierne pokročilých angličtinu. Príbeh rozpráva šestnásťročný Axel a začína v nedeľu 24. mája roku 1863, kedy profesor Lidenbrock objavia dokument islandského alchymistu zo 16. storočia Arneho Saknussemma. Text písaný runovým písmom rozlúšti a zistí, že Saknussemm v dokumente tvrdí, že zostúpil do stredu Zeme. Vhodné pre deti od 8 rokov.

The Sun and Her Flowers

From Rupi Kaur, the top ten Sunday Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. Illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising and blooming.

The Sun and Her Flowers

A revised hardcover edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur, author the #1 New York Times bestseller milk and honey. Her long-awaited second collection of poetry is a vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing.

The Rule of Laws

Fascinating, insightful and gripping, The Rule of Laws provides a comprehensive exploration of the history underpinning our modern legal systems. A triumph' The Secret Barrister

The Sound of Mountains

4:30 in the morning, trekking in the open wilderness of the Alps, 2,900 meters above sea level, storm clouds disappearing behind the nearest mountain, the sun rising- these are the moments when Guerel Sahin captures his best outdoor photographs. It is perhaps precisely because they are often shot in extreme situations that Sahin's breathtaking mountain panoramas, photographs of mountain lakes, and rugged landscapes are such a social media hit.

The Secret Lives of Planets

'A wonderfully clear and readable book . . . Gives a splendid overview of our Sun's planetary system, including its history and exploration' Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell We have the impression that the solar system is perfectly regular like a clock, or a planetarium instrument.

The Illustrated Book of Sayings

From the New York Times bestselling author of Lost in Translation and Eating the Sun, a charming illustrated collection of more than fifty expressions from around the globe that explores the nuances of language From the hilarious and romantic to the philosophical and literal, the idioms, proverbs, and adages in this illustrated collection address the nuances of language in the form of sayings from around the world. From the French idiom "to pedal in the sauerkraut" (meaning, "to spin your wheel...

The Wandering Earth

NOW A #1 BLOCKBUSTING FILM The Sun is dying. Earth will perish too, consumed by the star in its final death throes.

The Worm and the Bird

A new, beautifully illustrated picture book from the bestselling author of The Fox and the Star, winner of Waterstones Book of the Year 2015.Deep below the earth, Worm dreams of having more space. There's not much room down there.Above, Bird waits, through sun and rain and wind.

Half of a Yellow Sun

THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 'WINNER OF WINNERS' Winner of the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction 2007, this is a heartbreaking, exquisitely written literary masterpiece

Half of a Yellow Sun

A heartbreaking, exquisitely written masterpiece. One of the ten books - novels, memoirs and one very unusual biography - that make up our Matchbook Classics' series, a stunningly redesigned collection of some of the best loved titles on our backlist.