Автор: Shamsie, Kamila Название: Burnt shadows ISBN: 1526607824 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781526607829 Издательство: Bloomsbury Цена: 1484 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщикаПоставка под заказ. Описание: _______________'A formidable arching tale about loss and foreignness' - Financial Times'Powerful, epic yet skilfully controlled ... Shamsie's voice is clear and compelling, with a welcome sparseness' - Guardian'Completely authentic, complex, and breath-stopping' - Emma Thompson_______________SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZEBY THE ACCLAIMED WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONAugust 9th, 1945, Nagasaki. Hiroko Tanaka steps out onto her veranda, taking in the view of the terraced slopes leading up to the sky.
She is twenty-one and on the verge of marrying Konrad Weiss. In a split second, the world turns whiteIn the numbing aftermath of a bomb that obliterates everything she has known, all that remains are the bird-shaped burns on her back, an indelible reminder of the world she has lost. In search of new beginnings, Hiroko travels to Delhi to find Konrad's relatives and falls in love with their employee, Sajjad Ashraf.
As the years unravel, new homes replace those left behind and old wars are seamlessly usurped by new conflicts. But the shadows of history - personal, political - are cast over the entwined worlds of different families as they are transported from Pakistan to New York, and in the novel's astonishing climax, to Afghanistan in the immediate wake of 9/11. _______________'Shamsie achieves the near impossibility of a truly intimate epic tale ...
I challenge anyone to put this book down lightly' - Shami Chakrabarti, Observer, Books of the Year'A giant of novel ... Beautifully realised' - Independent
Описание: Planned obsolescence is a strategy used to make products obsolete, leading to their premature replacement. The result is the over-exploitation of natural resources, increased waste and detrimental social impacts. This book looks at the causes, cost and impact of planned obsolescence.
Автор: Kamila Shamsie Название: Burnt Shadows ISBN: 1408807017 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781408807019 Издательство: Bloomsbury Рейтинг: Цена: 890 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This title is part of Bug Club Phonics - the first Phonics programme to bring together research-based teaching methods with 100% decodable books, CBeebies video, and an online reading world to give today`s children a firm, fun foundation in Phonics. In this book for Phonics Phase 2: Can Nan get Sid to dig? This title was originally published as part of Rigby Star Phonics.
Автор: Shamsie, Kamila Название: In the city by the sea ISBN: 0747571643 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780747571643 Издательство: Bloomsbury Рейтинг: Цена: 1335 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Hasan is eleven years old. One summer morning, Hasan watches a young boy flying a yellow kite fall to his death. Set in a land ruled by an oppresive military regime, this novel recreates the confusing world of a young boy on the edge of adulthood, and illustrates the transformative power of the imagination.
Автор: Kamila Shamsie Название: Salt and Saffron ISBN: 0747553955 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780747553953 Издательство: Bloomsbury Рейтинг: Цена: 1335 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Dard-e-Dils are known for their clavicles and love of stories. The family is cursed by its not-quite twins, and Aliya, prey to her family`s legends, begins to believe that she is another "not-quite twin", cosmically connected with her aunt Mariam in a way that hardly bodes well.
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