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Автор: Henry James Название: The Figure in the Carpet ISBN: 0141397586 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141397580 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: от 84 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: The story of an unsolved literary mystery that explores what James referred to as "troubled artistic consciousness"
Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.
Автор: Henry Hitchings Название: Sorry! The English and Their Manners ISBN: 184854667X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781848546677 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 919 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From the title, I assumed it would be a humourous work, perhaps in the style of Nora Ephron or David Sedaris. It is, in fact, a serious study of manners in England, in layman's language. If you want to be informed, this is it. If you want to be entertained, look elsewhere.
Автор: Endrulat Henry Название: The Adventures of Franklin and Friends: A Collection of 8 Stories ISBN: 1771380276 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781771380270 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Рейтинг: Цена: 967 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (3 шт.) Описание: Franklin, the beloved turtle whose books have sold 65 million copies worldwide, recently made his TV debut on Treehouse and Nick Jr. Ranking second among viewers aged 2 and up in its first month on Nick Jr., Franklin & Friends inspired the new TV tie-in books collected here for the first time.
Автор: Henry Veronica Название: Love on the Rocks ISBN: 140914707X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781409147077 Издательство: Orion Publishers Рейтинг: Цена: 668 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: It was the opportunity of a lifetime - a rundown hotel in Cornwall, just waiting to be brought back to life... Secrets, rivalry, sunshine - from the author of THE BEACH HUT and A NIGHT ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS.
Автор: James, Henry Название: Portrait of a Lady ISBN: 000790228X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007902286 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: от 192 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.
Riveting. ... Marsh] gives us an extraordinarily intimate, compassionate and sometimes frightening understanding of his vocation. - "The New York Times"
Winner of the PEN Ackerley Prize Shortlisted for both the "Guardian "First Book Prize and the Costa Book Award Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction A Finalist for the Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize A Finalist for the Wellcome Book Prize A "Financial Times "Best Book of the Year An "Economist "Best Book of the Year A "Washington Post "Notable Book of the Year A "New York Times "Notable Book of the Year
What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling, and reason? How do you live with the consequences of performing a potentially lifesaving operation when it all goes wrong?
In neurosurgery, more than in any other branch of medicine, the doctor's oath to "do no harm" holds a bitter irony. Operations on the brain carry grave risks. Every day, leading neurosurgeon Henry Marsh must make agonizing decisions, often in the face of great urgency and uncertainty.
If you believe that brain surgery is a precise and exquisite craft, practiced by calm and detached doctors, this gripping, brutally honest account will make you think again. With astonishing compassion and candor, Marsh reveals the fierce joy of operating, the profoundly moving triumphs, the harrowing disasters, the haunting regrets, and the moments of black humor that characterize a brain surgeon's life.
"Do No Harm "provides unforgettable insight into the countless human dramas that take place in a busy modern hospital. Above all, it is a lesson in the need for hope when faced with life's most difficult decisions.
Автор: Henry James Название: Washington Square ISBN: 0141441364 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141441368 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 577 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: When timid and plain Catherine Sloper acquires a dashing and determined suitor, her father, convinced that the young man is nothing more than a fortune-hunter, decides to put a stop to their romance. This novel interweaves the public and private faces of nineteenth-century New York society; it is also a moving study of innocence destroyed.
Автор: Whitehead Henry S Название: Voodoo Tales ISBN: 1840226900 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781840226904 Издательство: Wordsworth Рейтинг: Цена: 281 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Let Henry S. Whitehead take you into the mysterious and macabre world of voodoo where beasts invade the mind of man and where lives of the living are racked by the spirits of the dead. With deceptive simplicity and chilling realism, Whitehead`s Voodoo Tales are amongst the most frightening ever written.
Автор: Henry Hitchings Название: The secret life of words ISBN: 0719564557 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780719564550 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 919 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Communication is essential to our lives, but how often do we stop to think about where the words we use have come from? Have you ever thought about
which words in English have been borrowed from Arabic, French or Dutch? Try admiral, landscape and marmalade just for starters. The Secret Life of Words is a wide-ranging account
not only of the history of English, but also of how words witness history, reflect social change and remind us of our turbulent past. Henry Hitchings delves into our promiscuous language
and reveals how and why it has absorbed words from more than 350 other languages many originating from the most unlikely of places, such as shampoo from Hindi and kiosk from
From the Norman Conquest to the present day, Hitchings narrates the story of English as an archive of our human experience and uncovers the secrets behind
everyday words. This is a celebration of our language; after reading it, you will never again take the words we use for granted.
Автор: Henry Farrell Название: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? ISBN: 1444780425 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444780420 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 827 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The literary classic that inspired the iconic film - the story of two sisters and the hell they made their home.
Автор: Hutchinson, Robert Название: Young Henry ISBN: 0753827719 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780753827710 Издательство: Orion Publishers Рейтинг: Цена: 835 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Compelling account of the first 35 years of a magnificent and ruthless monarch.
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