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  • The Eyes of Max Carrados (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural)

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    Max Carrados is one of the most unusual detectives in all fiction. He is blind - and yet he has developed his other faculties to such an amazing degree that they more than compensate for his lack of sight.'Lose one sense and the others, touch, taste, smell, hearing improve...with a little dedicated training.' Carrados can read a newspaper headline with the touch of his fingers, detect a man wearing a false moustache because 'he carries a five yard aura of spirit gum' and shoot a villain by aiming at the sound of his beating heart. Assisted by his sharp-eyed manservant, Parker, Carrados is the mystery-solver par excellence. Here is a collection of the best of Max Carrados, a set of stories featuring a series of baffling puzzles to challenge the greatest of detectives. They are written by Ernest Bramah with great wit, style and panache. This is vintage crime fiction at its best.
    15,30  TL34,00  TL
  • Irish Ghost Stories (Mystery & Supernatural) (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural)

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    Selected by Rosemary Gray. When you think of Irish writers of supernatural tales, then the names Sheridan Le Fanu and Bram Stoker will figure prominently, but this does no more than scratch the surface of a rich vein of chilling and macabre fiction to be found on the Emerald Isle. This rich and diverse selection showcases some of the very best.
    15,30  TL34,00  TL
  • Animal Farm

    Animal Farm

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    It is the history of a revolution that went wrong - and of the excellent excuses that were forthcoming at every step for the perversion of the original doctrine,’ wrote Orwell for the first edition of Animal Farm in 1945. Orwell wrote the novel at the end of 1943, but it almost remained unpublished. Its savage attack on Stalin, at that time Britain’s ally, led to the book being refused by publisher after publisher. Orwell’s simple, tragic fable, telling what happens when the animals drive out Mr Jones and attempt to run the farm themselves, has since become a world famous classic.
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  • The Children of the New Forest

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    Cavalier and Roundhead battle it out in the turbulent setting of the English Civil War and provide the background for this classic tale of four orphans as they face adversity, survival in the forest, reconciliation and eventual forgiveness. This is the first enduring historical novel for children, which conjures up as much magic today as it did on first publication. The freedom from adult constraint allied with the necessary disciplines to survive in a hostile world make for a gripping read.
    10,08  TL24,00  TL
  • Thomas Hardy 1840-1928

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    This illustrated account of Thomas Hardy's life accompanies a British Library exhibition of the same title celebrating the 150th anniversary of his birth. The success of "Under the Greenwood Tree" in 1872 encouraged Hardy to abandon his first career as an architect for full-time writing, and over the next quarter-century he went on to create some of the best-known classic novels in English literature. Distressed and disillusioned by the controversy surrounding his last novel, "Jude the Obscure", he returned to his first love, poetry, and, by the time of his death in 1928 he was renowned as one of the most distinguished literary figures of the 19th and 20th centuries. Here, Elizabeth James traces the development and landmarks of Hardy's long career, discussing the many facets of his talent as they are reflected in his literary works. The illustrations are drawn from autograph manuscripts of Hardy's works, letters to his publisher and signed first editions in the Library's collections, as well as drawings, architectural plans and portraits.
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  • Poésies

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    En 1896, une foule d'amis, d'écrivains et de prostituées accompagne le cercueil du Verlaine, sacré "Prince des poètes ", au cimetière des Batignolles. Plus d'un siècle plus tard, on écoute encore "la chanson bien douce" qui transfigure une vie de vagabondage, de misère, d'absinthe et de déchéance, souvent sauvée par l'humilité et la foi. Le poète maudit fascine encore. Des "Fêtes galantes" aux "Romances saurs paroles", comment une telle musique, de telles harmonies peuvent-elles surgir d'une destinée si incohérente? "Va mon Livre, où le hasard te mène ", disait-il dans les poèmes saturniens, par les chemins de la tendresse et de la volupté, du vice et de la prison, du mysticisme et de l'Art.
    26,14  TL63,75  TL
  • Collins English for Exams - Writing for IELTS

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    If your writing is preventing you from getting the score you need in IELTS, Collins Writing for IELTS can help. Don't let one skill hold you back. Collins Writing for IELTS has been specially created for learners of English who plan to take the Academic IELTS exam to demonstrate that they have the required ability to communicate effectively in English at university. It is ideal for learners with band score 5 - 5.5 who are aiming for band score 6 or higher on the IELTS test (CEF level B1 and above). What is IELTS? The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is sat by over 1.4 million candidates around the world every year. It is the most common test used by universities for foreign students to prove their language level. IELTS is also increasingly used for immigration purposes, with Australia, New Zealand and Canada all requiring visa applicants whose first language is not English to submit an IELTS grade. The system tests candidates' Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking in four separate papers. Usually, students must gain a good mark in all four skills in order to gain entry to the course, job, or country of their choice. For this reason, candidates will often sit the exam numerous times to secure the score that they need. There are two IELTS Writing papers: General and Academic. Collins Writing for IELTS concentrates on the Academic paper. Powered by COBUILD The 4-billion-word Collins corpus is the world's largest database of the English language. It is updated every month and has been at the heart of Collins COBUILD for over 20 years.
    58,22  TL71,00  TL
  • Deutschland for Beginners: Meine abenteuerliche Reise ins Land von Weltschmerz und Sauerkraut

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    Die deutschen Macken und Liebenswürdigkeiten augenzwinkernd beschriebenGepflegter Reise-Talk auf einer britischen Dinnerparty: Wer da punkten will, braucht in Zeiten der globalen Travel-Nomaden ein ungewöhnliches Ziel. Ben Donald sorgt mit einem Wort für den Überraschungscoup: Germany, das No-go-Reiseland schlechthin. Ben Donald besichtigt das »Land der Hunnen« vom Badestrand im Norden bis zu den schicken Lederhosen im Süden. Er macht sich mit der deutschen Philosophie des Nacktbadens vertraut, folgt den Spuren der deutschen Romantik durch Heidelberg und lässt sich – natürlich – zum Weißwurst-Essen auf dem Oktoberfest verführen. Klischees werden bedient – oder auch nicht. Nebenbei gibt’s ein bisschen Geschichte und Einblicke in den German Way der Lebenskunst. Britischer Humor vom Feinsten, skurril und amüsant, informativ und überraschend.
    20,16  TL37,32  TL
  • My Big Book of Trucks and Diggers (My Big Book Of... (Chronicle Books))

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    ''An oversized board book featuring photos of 10 Caterpillar machines--a bulldozer, excavator, dump truck, skid steer loader, paver, motor grader, wheel loader, backhoe loader, material handler, and telehandler''--Title: My Big Book of Trucks and DiggersAuthor: Caterpillar Inc. (COR)Publisher: Chronicle Books LlcPublication Date: 2011/03/16Number of Pages: 20Binding Type: HARDCOVERLibrary of Congress: 2010053590
    14,78  TL19,19  TL