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  • Socrates' Defence
    by Plato
    la comanda 7 - 21 zile
    11.00 lei

    'I'll stop doing it as soon as I understand what I'm doing.' Somewhere between a historical account and work of philosophy, Socrates' Defence details the final plea of Plato's beloved mentor. 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. Plato (474 BC-347 BC). Plato's works available in Penguin Classics are Republic, The Last Days of Socrates, The Laws, Phaedrus, Protagoras and Meno, Timaeus and Critias, Theaetetus, Early Socratic Dialogues, The Symposium and Gorgias.

  • On the Beach at Night Alone
    la comanda 7 - 21 zile
    11.00 lei

    'All nations, colors, barbarisms, civilizations, languages...' A selection taken from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass 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. Walt Whitman (1819-1892). Whitman's works available in Penguin Classics are Leaves of Grass and The Complete Poems.

  • The Meek One
    la comanda 7 -21 zile
    11.00 lei

    'I could see that she was still terribly afraid, but I didn't soften anything; instead, seeing that she was afraid I deliberately intensified it.' In this short story, Dostoyevsky masterfully depicts desperation, greed, manipulation and suicide. 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. Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881). Dostoyevsky's works available in Penguin Classics are Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, The Double, The Gambler and Other Stories, The Grand Inquisitor, Notes From The Underground, Netochka Nezvanova, The House of The Dead, The Brothers Karamazov and The Village of Stepanchikovo.

  • Circles of Hell
    by Dante
    la comanda 7 -21 zile
    11.00 lei

    'I truly thought I'd never make it back.' Ten of the most memorable and most terrifying cantos from Dante's Inferno. 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. Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). Dante's works available in Penguin Classics are Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, The Divine Comedy and Vita Nuova.

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    '... ever-present, phantom thing; My slave, my comrade, and my king' Some of Emily Brontë's most extraordinary poems 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. Emily Brontë (1818-1848). Brontë's Wuthering Heights and The Complete Poems are available in Penguin Classics

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    'We must learn to love, learn to be kind, and this from our earliest youth ... Likewise, hatred must be learned and nurtured, if one wishes to become a proficient hater' This volume contains a selection of Nietzsche's brilliant and challenging aphorisms, examining the pleasures of revenge, the falsity of pity, and the incompatibility of marriage with the philosophical life. 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. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900).

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    'The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains.' Marx and Engels's revolutionary summons to the working classes - one of the most important and influential political theories ever formulated. 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. Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895). Marx's works available in Penguin Classics are Capital, Dispatches for the New York Tribune, Early Writings, Grundrisse, The Portable Karl Marx and Revolution and War.

  • Beautifful Cassandra
    la comanda 7 - 21 zile
    11.00 lei

    'She has many rare and charming qualities, but Sobriety is not one of them.' A selection of Austen's dark and hilarious early writings - featuring murder, drunkenness, perjury, theft, poisoning, women breaking out of prison, men forging wills and babies biting off their mothers' fingers... 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. Jane Austen (1775-1817). Austen's works available in Penguin Classics are Emma, Lady Susan, The Watsons and Sanditon, Love and Freindship and Other Youthful Writings, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility.

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    'Although he feared death, he could not stop. 'If I stopped now, after coming all this way - well, they'd call me an idiot!' A pair of short stories about greed, charity, life and death from one of Russia's most influential writers and thinkers. 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. Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910). Tolstoy's works available in Penguin Classics are Anna Karenina, War and Peace, Childhood, Boyhood, Youth,The Cossacks and Other Stories, The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories, What is art?, Resurrection, The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories, Master and Man and Other Stories, How Much Land Does A Man Need? & Other Stories, A Confession and Other Religious Writings and Last steps: The Late Writings of Leo Tolstoy.

  • Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
    la comanda 7 - 21 zile
    11.00 lei

    'He was not blind to the fact that murder, like the religions of the Pagan world, requires a victim as well as a priest...' Wilde's supremely witty tale of dandies, anarchists and a murderous prophecy in London high society. 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. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). Wilde's works available in Penguin Classics are De Profundis and Other Prison Writings, The Complete Short Fiction, The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays, The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Selected Critical Prose.

  • 14.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    The suspect is your patient, Dr. Cross.

    An anonymous caller has promised to set off deadly bombs in Washington, DC. A cruel hoax or the real deal? By the time Alex Cross and his wife, Bree Stone, uncover the chilling truth, it may already be too late....

  • The Exile: BookShots
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    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    An exile can never return...

    Finn O'Grady, working the night shift as a security guard in London, receives a phone call at dawn. Bridie, a woman he once loved before he left his hometown of Kilmeaden in the west of Ireland, believes she's in terrible danger and needs his help.

    Finn has made a new life for himself and can’t go back to the pain and tragedy he left behind in Ireland. But when Bridie's brother is found brutally murdered, Finn has no choice but to return to a life he'd tried to forget.

  • 14.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    Private Johannesburg is closing down…

    After the tragic suicide of his partner, Khosi, Joey Montague is packing up the branch of Private they'd set up in Johannesburg with US owner Jack Morgan. The investigation agency will be scaled down until Joey can recover from this devastating loss.

    As he’s loading the removal van, Joey receives a call from an American woman who has just landed in the city and needs his help. But what at first seems to be a simple protection job soon becomes a matter of life and death – not just for his client, but for Joey himself.

  • The Dolls: BookShots
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    14.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    The dolls are perfect lovers, perfect companions, perfect killers.

    Investigative reporter Lana Wallace has covered many crimes of passion in ten years. But nothing will prepare her for the dark secrets of...the dolls.

  • 14.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    Two bodies arrived at the morgue. One was still breathing.

    A woman checks into a hotel room and entertains a man who is not her husband. A shooter blows away the lover and wounds the millionairess, leaving her for dead. Is it the perfect case for the Women's Murder Club – or just the most twisted?

  • The Shut-In: BookShots
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    14.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    I know you're watching me.

    Confined to a studio apartment, Tricia Celano watches the outside world through a flying drone. But when her high-tech toy records a vicious murder, she's determined to track down the killer – a killer who knows she's being watched.

  • The Women's War: BookShots
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    14.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    I will avenge my husband and children.

    Former Marine Corps colonel Amanda Collins and her lethal team have vowed to avenge her family's murder.

    And they have nothing left to lose....

  • Malicious (A Mitchum Thriller)
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    15.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    Did my brother kill your husband?

    Mitchum is back. His brother's been charged with murder. Nathaniel swears he didn't kill anyone, but word on the street is that he was involved with the victim's wife. Now, Navy SEAL dropout Mitchum will break every rule to expose the truth – even if it destroys the people he loves.

  • Hidden (A Mitchum Thriller)
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    15.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    Rejected by the Navy SEALs, Mitchum is content to be his small town's unofficial private eye, until his beloved 14-year-old cousin is abducted. Now he'll call on every lethal skill to track her down-but nothing is what it seems...

  • Middle School: Hollywood 101
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    15.00 lei

    Just when school was at its suckiest, things take a turn for the better when a cool, mysterious new girl shows up. Not only that, she actually wants to be my friend!
    But, you guessed it, things aren’t that simple. And when HOLLYWOOD suddenly rolls into Hills Village, things get very weird very fast.
    Somehow, unbelievably, I, Rafe Katchadorian, am in the movie business…

  • Exquisite: BookShots (The Diamond Trilogy)
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    15.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    "Please don't let me fall."

    Since Siobhan has made it as an artist, she's ready to start a life in New York with the love of her life, billionaire Derick Miller. But their relationship has been a rollercoaster ride that has pushed Derick too far. Will Siobhan be able to win back her soul mate?

  • 15.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    The McCullagh Inn is now open for weddings.

    Jeremy Holland is exactly what Chelsea O'Kane wants in a man. After he proposes, she's ecstatic to host their wedding at the inn they built together. But it isn't long before the secrets from Chelsea's past refuse to stay buried, and they could ruin everything...

  • 15.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    Who is killing New York's most beautiful women?

    Gorgeous women are dropping dead at upscale department stores in New York City. Detective Luc Moncrief and Detective Katherine Burke are close to solving the mystery, but looks can be deceiving...

  • The House Husband: BookShots
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    15.00 lei

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

    Harry Posehn is the best dad, the best husband... well, maybe not.

    Detective Teaghan Beaumont is getting closer and closer to discovering the truth about Harry Posehn. But there's a twist that she – and you, dear reader – will never see coming.

  • The Trial
    In stoc (10+)
    2000lei 16.00 lei

    Detective Lindsay Boxer has finally managed to capture the drug cartel boss who has been tormenting her for months. And now he's about to go on trial for his life. But after threatening to unleash violence on everyone involved in the case, the whole city is paralysed, and Lindsay and the Women's Murder Club are caught in the eye of the storm.

  • Love: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    20.00 lei

    How do we love? With romance. With work. Through heartbreak. Throughout a lifetime. As a means, but not an end. Love in all its forms has been an abiding theme of Jeanette Winterson’s writing. Here are selections from her books about that impossible, essential force, stories and truths that search for the mythical creature we call Love.

    Selected from the books of Jeanette Winterson

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Eating by Nigella Lawson
    Jealousy by Marcel Proust
    Babies by Anne Enright
    Desire by Haruki Murakami

  • Drinking: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    20.00 lei

    What’s the worst another drink could do? John Cheever pours out our most sociable of vices, and hands it to us in a highball. From the calculating teenager who raids her parents’ liquor cabinet, only to drown her sorrows in it, to the suburban swimmer withering away with every plunge he takes, these are stories suffused with beauty, sadness, and the gathering storm of a bender well-done. Seen through the gin-lacquered looking glass of Cheever’s writing, your next drink may have you reaching for a lime and soda instead.

    Selected from the book Collected Stories by John Cheever

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Swimming by Roger Deakin
    Eating by Nigella Lawson
    Calm by Tim Peaks
    Love by Jeanette Winterson

  • Liberty: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    20.00 lei

    Why should one half be free to live, while the other is doomed to watch silently from the sidelines? In this visionary collection, Virginia Woolf leads us on a transformative journey through the liberating powers of the mind. From an exploration of why women were barred from writing and under what conditions they might break free, to the solace derived from haunting London's streets, these essays and stories present Woolf at her most impassioned, rendering the pursuit of liberty one of life's most poetic adventures.

    Selected from the books A Room of One's Own, The Waves and Street Haunting and Other Essays by Virginia Woolf

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Love by Jeanette Winterson
    Home by Salman Rushdie
    Language by Xiaolu Guo

  • Desire: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    20.00 lei

    You’ve just passed someone on the street who could be the love of your life, the person you’re destined for – what do you do? In Murakami’s world, you tell them a story. The five weird and wonderful tales collected here each unlock the many-tongued language of desire, whether it takes the form of hunger, lust, sudden infatuation or the secret longings of the heart.

    Selected from Haruki’s Murakami’s short story collections The Elephant Vanishes, Blind Willow Sleeping Woman, Men Without Women

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Love by Jeanette Winterson
    Psychedelics by Aldous Huxley
    Eating by Nigella Lawson
    Summer by Laurie Lee

  • Home: Vintage Minis
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    20.00 lei

    Salman Rushdie, a self-described ‘emigrant from one place and a newcomer in two’, explores the true meaning of home. Writing with insight, passion and humour, he looks at what it means to belong, whether roots are real and homelands imaginary, what it is like to reconfigure your past from fragments of memory and what happens when East meets West.

    Selected from the books Shame, Imaginary Homelands and East, West by Salman Rushdie

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Love by Jeanette Winterson
    Liberty by Virginia Woolf
    Race by Toni Morrison
    Sisters by Louisa May Alcott

  • Language: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    20.00 lei

    Have you ever tried to learn another language? When Zhuang first arrives in London from China she feels like she is among an alien species. The city is disorientating, the people unfriendly, the language a muddle of personal pronouns and moody verbs. But with increasing fluency in English surviving turns to living. And they say that the best way to learn a language is to fall in love with a native speaker…

    Selected from the book A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Babies by Anne Enright
    Depression by William Styron
    Race by Toni Morrison
    Home by Salman Rushdie

  • Sisters: Vintage Minis
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    20.00 lei

    Your sister might be the kindred soul who knows you best, or the most alien being in your household; she might enrage you or inspire you; she might be your fiercest competitor or closest co-conspirator, but she'll always share with you a totally unique bond. Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy are four of the most famous sisters in literature, and these stories of the joys and heartaches they share are a touching celebration of the special ties of sisterhood.

    Selected from the books Little Women and Good Wives by Louisa May Alcott

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Fatherhood by Karl Ove Knausgaard
    Motherhood by Helen Simpson
    Babies by Anne Enright
    Love by Jeanette Winterson

  • Fatherhood: Vintage Minis
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    20.00 lei

    How to be a good father? Children’s birthday parties, unsuccessful family holidays, humiliating antenatal music classes: the trials of parenthood are all found in Knausgaard’s compelling and honest account of family life. Contrasting moments of enormous love and tenderness towards his children with the boring struggles of domesticity, this is one father’s personal experience, and somehow, every father’s too.

    Selected from the book A Man in Love by Karl Ove Knausgaard

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Desire by Haruki Murakami
    Babies by Anne Enright
    Eating by Nigella Lawson
    Language by Xiaolu Guo

  • Motherhood: Vintage Minis
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    20.00 lei

    Welcome to motherhood – a land of aching fatigue, constant self-sacrifice and thankless servitude, a land of bottomless devotion, small hands and feet like warm pink roses, and velvet kisses. Here is a land where men and women, once carefree and engrossed in work and sex, now try to solve age-old arguments and search fruitlessly for another hour in the day. Perhaps you know this land well, or perhaps you’re entering it for the first time – either way, you need these honest, sharply funny, humane stories from an expert guide.

    Selected from Helen Simpson’s short story collections Dear George, Hey Yeah Right Get a Life and Constitutional

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Language by Xiaolu Guo
    Fatherhood by Karl Ove Knausgaard
    Eating by Nigella Lawson
    Drinking by John Cheever

  • Work: Vintage Minis
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    20.00 lei

    Bob Slocum is anxious, bored and fearful of his job. So why is it he wants nothing more than the chance to speak at the next company convention? In this darkly satirical book, Joseph Heller takes us for a turn on the maddening hamster wheel of work. Heller’s workplace is a cradle of paranoia, bravado and nauseating banter, forever shadowed by that perennial question, who’s really running the show here? In Heller’s hands, our daily grind has never seemed so absurd.

    Selected from the book Something Happened by Joseph Heller

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Drinking by John Cheever
    Swimming by Roger Deakin
    Liberty by Virginia Woolf
    Death by Julian Barnes

  • Race: Vintage Minis
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    20.00 lei

    Is who we are really only skin deep? In this searing, remonstrative book, Toni Morrison unravels race through the stories of those debased and dehumanised because of it. A young black girl longing for the blue eyes of white baby dolls spirals into inferiority and confusion. A friendship falls apart over a disputed memory. An ex-slave is haunted by a lonely, rebukeful ghost, bent on bringing their past home. Strange and unexpected, yet always stirring, Morrison’s writing on race sinks us deep into the heart and mind of our troubled humanity.

    Includes selections from the books Song of Solomon, The Bluest Eye, Beloved by Toni Morrison

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Sisters by Louisa May Alcott
    Love by Jeanette Winterson
    Babies by Anne Enright
    Language by Xiaolu Guo

  • Jealousy: Vintage Minis
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    20.00 lei

    Can we truly know the one we love? In this painfully candid book Marcel Proust looks straight into the green eye of every lover’s jealous struggle. He broods on why we are driven to try possess one another, how jealousy can outlive death, and whether we can ever reclaim those careless days of first love. There is no greater chronicler of jealousy’s darkest fears and destructive suspicions than Proust.

    Selected from the book In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust

    VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

    A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

    Also in the Vintage Minis series:
    Desire by Haruki Murakami
    Eating by Nigella Lawson
    Home by Salman Rushdie
    Babies by Anne Enright

  • The Tell-Tale Heart
    la comanda 7 - 21 zile
    21.00 lei

    'Presently I heard a slight groan, and I knew it was a groan of mortal terror ... the low stifled sound that arises from the bottom of the soul.' Stories about murder, mystery and madness, portraying the author's feverish imagination at its creative height. 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. Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849). Poe's works available in Penguin Classics are The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings, The Masque of the Red Death, The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Portable Edgar Allan Poe and The Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe.

  • 22.00 lei

    Each volume presents a theme which is illustrated in 8 picture dictionary spreads. Two friendly children guide the reader as they complete the sticker activities. In addition, observation games and colouring activities.

  • 22.00 lei

    Each volume presents a theme which is illustrated in 8 picture dictionary spreads. Two friendly children guide the reader as they complete the sticker activities. In addition, observation games and colouring activities.

  • 22.00 lei

    Il dizionario permette di giocare con le prime parole della lingua di studio al fine di memorizzarle efficacemente e riutilizzarle in contesti comunicativi. Ogni volume presenta un tema, illustrato da 8 tavole illustrate che hanno come protagonisti due simpatici ragazzini. Le tavole illustrate sono da completare con adesivi di immagini e parole. Ognuna ha, inoltre, una piccola attività di osservazione o è da completare colorando.

  • 22.00 lei

    Each volume presents a theme which is illustrated in 8 picture dictionary spreads. Two friendly children guide the reader as they complete the sticker activities. In addition, observation games and colouring activities.

  • 22.00 lei

    Each volume presents a theme which is illustrated in 8 picture dictionary spreads. Two friendly children guide the reader as they complete the sticker activities. In addition, observation games and colouring activities.

  • 22.00 lei

    Each volume presents a theme which is illustrated in 8 picture dictionary spreads. Two friendly children guide the reader as they complete the sticker activities. In addition, observation games and colouring activities.

  • 30.00 lei

    Consente di arricchire di oltre 1000 parole le proprie conoscenze lessicali. 35 vocabolari illustrati tematici presentano più di 1000 parole, tra cui sostantivi, verbi, aggettivi, avverbi e preposizioni, raccolti in ordine alfabetico nella worldlist finale. È disponibile un libro di attività.

  • Vocabulario Italiano Junior
    by ELI
    In stoc (10+)
    30.00 lei

    Vocabolario illustrato Junior per studenti principianti e di livello elementare. Consente di arricchire di oltre 1000 parole le proprie conoscenze lessicali. 35 vocabolari illustrati tematici presentano più di 1000 parole, tra cui sostantivi, verbi, aggettivi, avverbi e preposizioni, raccolti in ordine alfabetico nella worldlist finale. È disponibile un libro di attività.

  • 30.00 lei

    Destinato ai bambini della scuola elementare, questo dizionario illustrato propone oltre 1000 parole ed espressioni in lingua italiana accessibili o alfabeticamente o attraverso raggruppamenti tematici. Oltre alla lettura e all’ascolto dei lemmi, consente di esercitare la pronuncia registrando la propria voce e confrontando il risultato con il modello. Vengono proposti anche alcuni giochi per rinforzare l’apprendimento del lessico. Il programma, interamente in lingua italiana, propone due modalità diverse di accedere alle parole illustrate, o consultando l’elenco alfabetico o esplorando una serie di categorie e sotto-categorie tematiche. N

  • 30.00 lei

    Consente di arricchire di oltre 1000 parole le proprie conoscenze lessicali. 35 vocabolari illustrati tematici presentano più di 1000 parole, tra cui sostantivi, verbi, aggettivi, avverbi e preposizioni, raccolti in ordine alfabetico nella worldlist finale. È disponibile un libro di attività.

  • 4000lei 32.00 lei

    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY STEVEN SPIELBERG, starring Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance as THE BFG! On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant. Luckily it is the Big Friendly Giant, the BFG, who only eats snozzcumbers and glugs frobscottle. But there are other giants in Giant Country: fifty foot brutes who gallop far and wide every night to find human beans to eat. Sophie decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her! With a new foreword by Lucy Dahl and exclusive fun activities inside, including: BFG Draw-along with Quentin Blake, BFG Quiz and much more! Listen to THE BFG and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Katel Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy sound effects from Pinewood Studios!

  • I'm Travelling Alone
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    4600lei 34.00 lei

    A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

    A RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK FOR SPRING 2017

    When the body of a young girl is found hanging from a tree, the only clue the police have is an airline tag around her neck. It reads ‘I’m travelling alone’.

    In response, police investigator Holger Munch is immediately charged with assembling a special homicide unit. But to complete the team, he must track down his former partner, Mia Krüger – a brilliant but troubled detective – who has retreated to a solitary island with plans to kill herself.

    Reviewing the file, Mia finds something new – a thin line carved into the dead girl’s fingernail: the number 1. She knows that this is only the beginning. To save other children from the same fate, she must find a way to cast aside her own demons and stop this murderer from becoming a serial killer.


    PRAISE FOR I'M TRAVELLING ALONE:

    'Terrific . . . Intelligent and gripping . . . May well propel [Bjork] to deserved international fame.' The Times

    'This is a simply terrific debut. The characters are completely believable, the plot is scalpel sharp and, as the hunt escalates, it will frighten the wits out of you in an utterly brilliant way.' Sunday Mirror

    ‘Tense, thrilling and genuinely scary.’ Heat

    Perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo’s Harry Hole series and Danish crime drama The Bridge.’ Crime Scene Magazine

    'Samuel Bjork’s formidable I’m Travelling Alone is despatched with real élan . . . Mia’s confrontation with both her own demons and a very human one is mesmerising fare.' Independent

    The latest Norwegian crime-writing sensation.’ Sunday Times

  • 34.00 lei

    Throughout history, people have sought to deal with life’s great mysteries, such as the origin of life and the forces that drive the world, by devising stories and creating matching imageries. Mythology Pictures is an extensive pictorial survey of t

  • Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
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    34.00 lei

    You are . . . the cherry on my cake . . . the apple of my eye. You make . . . the sun shine brighter . . . my heart flutter . . .
    Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of love and all the ways to tell that special someone how much you care. This delightful little book features Eric Carle's bright and distinctive artwork of favourite things, from pretty sweets to sparkling stars, with The Very Hungry Caterpillar making an appearance alongside each one. The perfect gift for Valentine's Day, or any day you want to say . . . I love you!

  • If Not for You: A New Beginnings Novel
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    34.00 lei

    Sometimes, just one person can change your whole world...

    If not for her loving but controlling parents, Beth might never have taken charge of her life.

    If not for her friend Nichole, Beth would never have met Sam Carney – a tattooed mechanic who is her conservative parents' worst nightmare.

    And if not for Sam – who witnessed a terrible accident and rushed to her aid – Beth might have never survived and fallen in love.

    Yet there are skeletons in Sam's closet that prevent him from ever trusting a woman again. Will he be able to overcome his past and fight for love?

  • The Games
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    4600lei 34.00 lei

    Two years ago, Jack Morgan was in Rio consulting on security for the World Cup. The tournament went without a hitch. Until a man died in one of the executive hospitality suites during the final, and the autopsy showed the cause to be a rare and deadly virus.
    The story was kept from the media to avoid causing panic, but Jack feared that the death was no freak occurrence.
    Now the eyes of the world are once again turned towards Rio for the Olympic Games, and Jack is back in Brazil’s beautiful capital. It’s not long before he uncovers terrifying evidence that someone has set in motion a catastrophic plan.
    The death at the World Cup was just a warning. The Olympic Games could be the setting for the worst atrocity the world has ever seen

  • The Widow
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    4000lei 34.00 lei

    THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
    'If you liked GONE GIRL and THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, you might want to pick up THE WIDOW by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful' Stephen King
    We've all seen him: the man - the monster - staring from the front page of every newspaper, accused of a terrible crime.
    But what about her: the woman who grips his arm on the courtroom stairs – the wife who stands by him?
    Jean Taylor’s life was blissfully ordinary. Nice house, nice husband. Glen was all she’d ever wanted: her Prince Charming.
    Until he became that man accused, that monster on the front page. Jean was married to a man everyone thought capable of unimaginable evil.
    But now Glen is dead and she’s alone for the first time, free to tell her story on her own terms.
    Jean Taylor is going to tell us what she knows.
    Du Maurier's REBECCA meets WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN and GONE GIRL in this intimate tale of a terrible crime.
    'The ultimate psychological thriller' Lisa Gardner

  • 34.00 lei

    In these 'scientific romances' H. G. Wells sees the present reflected in the future and the future in the present. His aim is to provoke rather than predict. The Sleeper falls into a trance, waking up two centuries later as the richest man in a world of new technologies, power-greedy leaders, sensual elites, and brutalised industrial slaves. Arriving in the year 802,701, the Time-Traveller finds that humanity has evolved into two drastically different species; going farther still, he witnesses the ultimate fate of the solar system. The Chronic Argonauts, the original version of The Time Machine, pits a scientist with daring views of time and space against superstitious villagers. In all three works Wells laces vivid adventure stories with the latest ideas in biology and physics.

  • Go Set a Watchman
    In stoc (10+)
    4000lei 35.00 lei

    Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus. She is forced to grapple with issues both personal and political as she tries to understand both her father’s attitude toward society, and her own feelings about the place where she was born and spent her childhood.

  • Precious Gifts
    In stoc (10+)
    4000lei 35.00 lei

    As a devoted mother, Veronique Parker has dedicated herself to her three daughters, before and since her divorce.

    Her world is turned upside down, however, when her former husband dies suddenly, leaving her and their daughters astonishing inheritances: a painting of mysterious provenance, a château in the south of France, the freedom to pursue their dreams, and a shocking revelation from the past.

  • 4000lei 35.00 lei

    NOW FILMED AS THE SECOND JACK REACHER MOVIE, STARRING TOM CRUISE

    Drop-out military cop Jack Reacher has finally hitch-hiked his way to Virginia. His destination, the closest thing to a home he ever had: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th Military Police.

    Reacher has no real reason to be here, except that he spoke to the new commanding officer on the phone. He liked Major Susan Turner’s voice. But now he’s arrived, she’s disappeared, and things are getting weird.

    Accused of a sixteen-year-old homicide and co-opted back into the army, Reacher says nothing.
    But he’s sure as hell thinking of a way out.
    ‘Reacher is a man’s man, a loner, a renegade crusader for justice…on the top of his formSun
    Bone-crunching, joint-popping a man of steel’ Evening Standard

  • Adultery
    In stoc (10+)
    4000lei 35.00 lei

    Linda knows she's lucky. Yet every morning when she opens her eyes to a so-called new day, she feels like closing them again. Her friends recommend medication. But Linda wants to feel more, not less.

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four
    In stoc - 2 buc
    4000lei 35.00 lei

    Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party.

  • 4000lei 35.00 lei

    In Hear the Wind Sing the narrator is home from college on his summer break. He spends his time drinking beer and smoking in J’s Bar with the Rat, listening to the radio, thinking about writing and the women he has slept with, and pursuing a relationship with a girl with nine fingers.

    The story of the narrator, the Rat and J continues in Pinball, 1973.

  • 4500lei 36.00 lei

    Absolutely, definitively alone', a young Jewish student in Romania tries to make sense of a world that has decided he doesn't belong. Spending his days walking the streets and his nights drinking and gambling, meeting revolutionaries, zealots, lovers and libertines, he adjusts his eyes to the darkness that falls over Europe, and threatens to destroy him.
    Mihail Sebastian's 1934 masterpiece, now translated into English for the first time, was written amid the anti-Semitism which would, by the end of the decade, force him out of his career and turn his friends and colleagues against him. For Two Thousand Years is a prescient, heart-wrenching chronicle of resilience and despair, broken layers of memory and the terrible forces of history.

  • 4500lei 36.00 lei

    A Short History of Decay (1949) is E. M. Cioran's nihilistic and witty collection of aphoristic essays concerning the nature of civilization in mid-twentieth-century Europe. Touching upon Man's need to worship, the feebleness of God, the downfall of the Ancient Greeks and the melancholy baseness of all existence, Cioran's pieces are pessimistic in the extreme, but also display a beautiful certainty that renders them delicate, vivid, and memorable. Illuminating and brutally honest, A Short History of Decay dissects Man's decadence in a remarkable series of moving and beautiful pieces.

  • The Tunnel
    In stoc - 2 buc
    4500lei 36.00 lei

    Infamous for the murder of Maria Iribarne, the artist Juan Pablo Castel is now writing a detailed account of his relationship with the victim from his prison cell: obsessed from the first moment he saw her examining one of his paintings, Castel had become fixated on her over the next months and fantasized over how they might meet again.

  • 4500lei 36.00 lei

    Shocking and controversial when it was first published, The Grapes of Wrath is Steinbeck's Pultizer Prize-winning epic of the Joad family, forced to travel west from Dust Bowl era Oklahoma in search of the promised land of California. Their story is one of false hopes, thwarted desires and powerlessness, yet out of their struggle Steinbeck created a drama that is both intensely human and majestic in its scale and moral vision.

  • 4500lei 36.00 lei

    Two guys with the same name, running in two very different circles, suddenly find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, and culminating in epic turns-of-heart and the most fabulous musical ever to grace the high-school stage. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers.

  • Lolita
    In stoc (10+)
    4500lei 36.00 lei

    Poet and pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by twelve-year-old Lolita and seeks to possess her, first carnally and then artistically, out of love, 'to fix once for all the perilous magic of nymphets'. Is he in love or insane? A silver-tongued poet or a pervert? A tortured soul or a monster? Or is he all of these?

  • The Fault in Our Stars
    In stoc - 1 buc
    4500lei 36.00 lei

    John Green's witty yet heart-breaking tour de force. Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten. 

  • After You
    In stoc (10+)
    4500lei 36.00 lei

    Lou Clark has lots of questions.

    Like how it is she's ended up working in an airport bar, spending every shift watching other people jet off to new places.

    Or why the flat she's owned for a year still doesn't feel like home.

    Whether her close-knit family can forgive her for what she did eighteen months ago.

    And will she ever get over the love of her life.

    What Lou does know for certain is that something has to change.

    Then, one night, it does.

    But does the stranger on her doorstep hold the answers Lou is searching for - or just more questions?

    Close the door and life continues: simple, ordered, safe.

    Open it and she risks everything.

    But Lou once made a promise to live. And if she's going to keep it, she has to invite them in . . .

  • The Assassin
    In aprox. 4 saptamani
    4500lei 36.00 lei

    KANSAS, 1905

    On a new well out on the plains an assassin's bullet kills oilman Spike Hopewell. Minutes later an explosion rips apart his refinery.

    Death and destruction - just another bad day at the well?

    Except Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency witnessed everything. He's trailing a murderer who has been targeting anyone brave enough to stand against the powerful interests of Standard Oil.

    It's a cat and mouse chase which leads Bell to Texas and New York in pursuit of the sharpest shooter in the land.


    Yet there's more to this assassin than meets the eye.

    And they're creeping closer to Bell with each passing day . . .

  • 4500lei 36.00 lei

    Magic, monsters, and mayhem abound when Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase meet Carter and Sadie Kane for the first time. Weird creatures are appearing in unexpected places, and the demigods and magicians have to team up to take them down. As they battle with Celestial Bronze and glowing hieroglyphs, the four heroes find that they have a lot in common--and more power than they ever thought possible. But will their combined forces be enough to foil an ancient enemy who is mixing Greek and Egyptian incantations for an evil purpose? Rick Riordan wields his usual storytelling magic in this adrenaline-fueled adventure.

  • 4500lei 36.00 lei

    Three wonderful holiday romances by three of America's bestselling authors, including John Green - author of the multi-million bestseller The Fault in Our Stars. An ill-timed storm on Christmas Eve buries the residents of Gracetown under multiple feet of snow and causes quite a bit of chaos. One brave soul ventures out into the storm from her stranded train and sets off a chain of events that will change quite a few lives. Over the next three days one girl takes a risky shortcut with an adorable stranger, three friends set out to win a race to the Waffle House (and the hash brown spoils), and the fate of a teacup pig falls into the hands of a lovesick barista. A trio of today's bestselling authors - John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle - brings all the magic of holidays to life in three hilarious and charming interconnected tales of love, romance, and kisses that will steal your breath away. 

  • NUMERO ZERO
    In stoc (10+)
    4500lei 36.00 lei

    1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured and shot by local partisans. The precise circumstances of II Duce's death remain shrouded in confusion and controversy. 1992, Milan. Colonna, a depressed hack writer, is offered a fee he can't refuse to ghost-write a memoir.

  • They All Fall Down
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    ‘I devoured this book in one sitting; it’s gripping throughout with a brilliant twist in the tip of its tail.’ ERIN KELLY, bestselling author of The Poison Tree



    She knows there’s a killer on the loose.
    But no-one believes her.
    Will she be next?

    Hannah had a normal life – a loving husband, a good job. Until she did something shocking.

    Now she’s in a psychiatric clinic. It should be a safe place. But patients keep dying.

    The doctors say it’s suicide. Hannah knows they’re lying.

    Can she make anyone believe her before the killer strikes again?

  • 40.00 lei

    *** NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ***

    “In my dreams, I saw a city fall into the sea. I heard the cries of thousands. I saw flames that outshone the lamps of heaven. And all the world was shaken...”

    At the novel's centre: the vampire Lestat de Lioncourt, hero, leader, irresistible force, irrepressible spirit, battling (and ultimately reconciling with) a strange otherworldly form that has taken possession of his undead body and soul. This ancient and mysterious power and unearthly spirit of vampire lore has all the force, history and insidious reach of the unknowable Universe.

    It is through this spirit, previously considered benign for thousands of vampire years and throughout the Vampire Chronicles, that we come to be told the hypnotic tale of a great sea power of ancient times; a mysterious heaven on earth situated on a boundless continent -- and of how and why this force came to build and rule the great legendary empire of centuries ago that thrived in the Atlantic Ocean.

    And as we learn of the mighty powers of this lost kingdom of Atalantaya, the lost realms of Atlantis, we come to understand its secrets, and how and why the vampire Lestat, indeed all the vampires, must reckon so many millennia later with the terrifying force of this ageless, all-powerful Atalantaya spirit.

  • Fly Me Home
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    Feeling lost and alone in a strange new city, Leelu wishes she could fly away back home – her real home where her dad is, thousands of miles away.

    London is cold and grey and the neighbours are noisy and there’s concrete everywhere.

    But Leelu is not alone; someone is leaving her gifts outside her house – wonders which give her curious magical powers.

    Powers which might help her find her way home . . .

    Fly Me Home is an incredibly moving portrait of one family’s struggle to adjust to life in a new country. Full of friendship, family and magic, this stunning novel by Polly Ho-Yen, author of Boy in the Tower (shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book Award) and Where Monsters Lie, is a must-read for 9-12 readers.

    Praise for Boy in the Tower

    'An unusual and very impressive debut' The Bookseller

    ‘I loved it’ Bookbag

    Praise for Where Monsters Lie

    ‘One of the most unusual and distinctive new voices in children’s fiction’ The Bookseller

  • Rushing Waters
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    As Hurricane Ophelia bears down on New York City, millions are caught up in the horrific flooding it unleashes.

    Successful interior designer Ellen Wharton flies into New York from London, heedless of the hurricane warnings. She is intent on seeing her mother, Grace. But when the storm hits, the women are forced to wade through freezing waters to the police boats outside.

    British investment banker Charles Williams is travelling on business but is also eager to see his young daughters, who live with his beautiful, estranged ex-wife. As the hurricane rages, he desperately checks the shelters where thousands have taken refuge to find them, and runs into Ellen and her mother.

    Meanwhile Juliette Dubois, a dedicated ER doctor, fights to save lives when the generators at the hospital fail.

    The day of chaos takes its toll as New Yorkers struggle to face a natural disaster of epic proportions. But as lives are shattered, heroes are revealed – and then the real challenge begins, when the survivors face their futures . . .

    Unforgettable and powerful, RUSHING WATERS proves that even in the darkest storm there is courage, unexpected joy and new life . . .

    Danielle Steel is famous for her powerfully emotional stories about family, love and life. Her novels will be enjoyed by readers of Penny Vincenzi, Jodi Picoult and Diane Chamberlain.

  • The Trophy Child
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    'Kept me guessing right until the end. I devoured it.' Claire Douglas, author of LOCAL GIRL MISSING

    'A terrific page turner' Guardian

    *********

    A doting mother or a pushy parent?

    Karen Bloom expects perfection. Her son, Ewan, has been something of a disappointment and she won’t be making the same mistake again with her beloved, talented child, Bronte.

    Bronte’s every waking hour will be spent at music lessons and dance classes, doing extra schoolwork and whatever it takes to excel.

    But as Karen pushes Bronte to the brink, the rest of the family crumbles. Karen’s husband, Noel, is losing himself in work, and his teenage daughter from his first marriage, Verity, is becoming ever more volatile. The family is dangerously near breaking point.

    Karen would know when to stop . . . wouldn’t she?

    *********

    'Another fantastic twisty-turny novel by one of my favourite authors. I am always enthralled by her books and this is her best yet' Jill Mansell

    'The UK's answer to Liane Moriarty. Amazing' Claire McGowan

    'Sheer perfection. The Trophy Child is gripping, darkly funny and bound to induce spasms of guilt in even the least pushy parent. I can’t remember the last time I was so enthralled. I want to stand on a mountain top and tell everyone to read this brilliant novel' Mark Edwards

  • 40.00 lei


    8.45 P.M. Realise there have been so many times in my life when have fantasised about going to a scan with Mark or Daniel: just not both at the same time.

    Before motherhood, before marriage, Bridget, with biological clock ticking very, very loudly, finds herself unexpectedly pregnant at the eleventh hour: a joyful pregnancy which is dominated, however, by a crucial but terribly awkward question – who is the father? Mark Darcy: honourable, decent, notable human rights lawyer? Or Daniel Cleaver: charming, witty, notable fuckwit?

    9.45 P.M. It’s like they’re two halves of the perfect man, who’ll spend the rest of their lives each wanting to outdo the other one. And now it’s all enacting itself in my stomach.

    In this gloriously funny, touching story of baby-deadline panic, maternal bliss, and social, professional, technological, culinary and childbirth chaos, Bridget Jones – global phenomenon and the world’s favourite Singleton – is back with a bump.

  • Underground Airlines
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    'The most timely of alternate history novels. Ben Winters has created a spellbinding world that forces the reader to look around―and to look within. This is a thriller not to be missed and one that will not be easily forgotten.' Hugh Howey

    It is the present-day, and the world is as we know it. Except for one thing: slavery still exists.

    Victor has escaped his life as a slave, but his freedom came at a high price. Striking a bargain with the government, he has to live his life working as a bounty hunter. And he is the best they’ve ever trained.

    A mystery to himself, Victor tries to suppress his memories of his own childhood and convinces himself that he is just a good man doing bad work, unwilling to give up the freedom he is desperate to preserve. But in tracking his latest target, he can sense that that something isn’t quite right.

    For this fugitive is a runaway holding something extraordinary. Something that could change the state of the country forever.

    And in his pursuit, Victor discovers secrets at the core of his country's arrangement with the system that imprisoned him, secrets that will be preserved at any cost.
    ‘It is a rare thing when a writer has a fresh new provocative idea – and then executes it beautifully. This is what Ben H. Winters has done in his novel Underground Airlines. Imagine an America in which slavery still exists. Now imagine a dramatic telling of the story.’ James Patterson

  • Crimson Lake (Crimson Lake Series)
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    From the New York Times bestselling co-author of Never Never comes an ingenious and edgy suspense novel that will keep you guessing to the very last page . . .

    12.46: 13-year-old Claire Bingley stands alone at a bus stop

    12.47: Ted Conkaffey parks his car beside her

    12.52: The girl is missing . . .Six minutes - that’s all it took to ruin Detective Ted Conkaffey’s life.

    Accused but not convicted of Claire’s abduction, he escapes north, to the steamy, croc-infested wetlands of Crimson Lake.

    Amanda Pharrell knows what it’s like to be public enemy no.1. Maybe it’s her murderous past that makes her so good as a private investigator, tracking lost souls in the wilderness. Her latest target, missing author Jake Scully, has a life more shrouded in secrets than her own - so she enlists help from the one person in town more hated than she is: Ted Conkaffey.

    But the residents of Crimson Lake are watching the pair’s every move. And for Ted, a man already at breaking point, this town is offering no place to hide . . .

  • Home (Myron Bolitar)
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    'ANOTHER INSTANT COBEN BOLITAR CLASSIC' Michael J Fox

    For ten long years two boys have been missing.

    Now you think you've seen one of them.

    He's a young man. And he's in trouble.

    Do you approach him?
    Ask him to come home with you?
    And how can you be sure it's really him?

    You thought your search for the truth was over.
    It's only just begun.

  • The Couple Next Door
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    ***The Sunday Times bestseller and WHSmith Book of the Year 2016***

    PEOPLE ARE CAPABLE OF ALMOST ANYTHING.

    ‘A twisty, utterly riveting tale that will send readers on a wild rollercoaster ride of emotions. Shocking revelations kept me turning the pages like a madwoman’ TESS GERRITSEN

    Fast-paced and addictive, THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR announces a major new talent in thriller writing.

    ****

    You never know what's happening on the other side of the wall.

    Your neighbour told you that she didn't want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn't stand her crying.

    Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you only live next door. You'll have the baby monitor and you'll take it in turns to go back every half hour.

    Your daughter was sleeping when you checked on her last. But now, as you race up the stairs in your deathly quiet house, your worst fears are realized. She's gone.

    You've never had to call the police before. But now they're in your home, and who knows what they'll find there.

    What would you be capable of, when pushed past your limit?

    ****

    'How well do we ever know those around us? THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR will keep you glued to the pages in search of the answer. Even then, you'll never guess the truth...until it's too late' LISA GARDNER

    'I thought the read-it-in-one-sitting thing was a cliche. Not any more' LINWOOD BARCLAY

  • Their Finest
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    Now a major film starring Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy.

    It's 1940. In a small advertising agency in Soho, Catrin Cole writes snappy lines for Vida Elastic and So-Bee-Fee gravy browning. But the nation is in peril, all skills are transferable and there's a place in the war effort for those who have a knack with words.

    Catrin is conscripted into the world of propaganda films. After a short spell promoting the joy of swedes for the Ministry of Food, she finds herself writing dialogue for 'Just an Ordinary Wednesday', a heart-warming but largely fabricated 'true story' about rescue and romance on the beaches of Dunkirk. And as bombs start to fall on London, she discovers that there's just as much drama, comedy and passion behind the scenes as there is in front of the camera . . .

    Originally published as Their Finest Hour and a Half

  • 40.00 lei

    “Well, I doubt you’ll ever see a bigger insect.”

    Gabby Nichols is putting her son to bed when she hears her daughter cry out. ‘Mummy there’s a daddy longlegs in my room!’ Then the screaming starts… Kevin Alperton is on his way to school when he is attacked by a mosquito. A big one. Then things get dangerous.

    But it isn’t the dead man cocooned inside a huge mass of web that worries the Doctor. It isn’t the swarming, mutated insects that make him nervous.

    With the village cut off from the outside world, and the insects becoming more and more dangerous, the Doctor knows that unless he can decode the strange symbols engraved on an ancient stone circle, and unravel a mystery dating back to the Second World War, no one is safe.

  • Doctor Who: Diamond Dogs
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    “Here on Saturn, it literally rains diamonds.”

    For over fifteen years the crew of Kollo-Zarnista Mining Facility 27 has been extracting diamonds from deep within the atmosphere of Saturn, diamonds that help to fund the ever-expanding Human Empire. But when a mining operation goes wrong, a rescue mission must be launched to save a worker lost overboard, a worker who claims that he has seen something amongst the swirling clouds. Something that can’t possibly exist.

    When the Doctor and Bill arrive, they immediately find themselves caught between hostile miners, suspicious security guards and corrupt company officials as they face accusations of sabotage and diamond theft.

    And below them, in the crushing atmosphere of the gas giant, something is starting to rise.

    An original novel featuring the Twelfth Doctor and Bill as played by Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie.

  • Doctor Who: The Shining Man
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    40.00 lei

    “Being scared is the least of your worries.”

    The Shining Men are everywhere. You spot them out of the corner of your eye. Abnormally tall, with long lank hair, blank faces and blazing eyes. If they catch you, they’ll drag you away to who knows where. No one is safe. They’re on every street corner. Waiting. Watching. Shining bright.

    Of course it’s a hoax. It has to be, right? It started as a joke, a prank for Halloween. Then it went viral. Idiots dressing up as monsters. Giving folk a scare. Silly masks and fright wigs. No one gets hurt. Because bogeymen aren’t real.

    Until people start going missing and lights burn in the darkness. Burning like eyes.

    But help is on its way, in the form of a strange man called the Doctor and his friend, Bill. The Doctor will keep us safe. The Doctor will stop the monsters. Unless the monsters stop the Doctor first…

    An original novel featuring the Twelfth Doctor and Bill as played by Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie.

  • Doctor Who: Plague City
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    40.00 lei

    “We should leave. We definitely should leave. But... chatty ghosts!”

    The year is 1645, and Edinburgh is in the grip of the worst plague in its history. Nobody knows who will be the next to succumb – nobody except the Night Doctor, a masked figure that stalks the streets, seeking out those who will not live to see another day.

    But death is not the end. The Doctor, Bill and Nardole discover that the living are being haunted by the recently departed – by ghosts that do not know they are dead. And there are other creatures lurking in the shadows, slithering, creeping creatures filled with an insatiable hunger.

    The Doctor and his friends must face the terrifying secret of the Street of Sorrows – that something which has lain dormant for two hundred million years is due to destroy the entire city...

    An original novel featuring the Twelfth Doctor, Bill and Nardole as played by Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie and Matt Lucas.

  • Night School: (Jack Reacher 21)
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    40.00 lei

    In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school.

    Night School takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time he’s not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders, in a wired, fiendishly clever new adventure that will make the cold sweat trickle down your spine.

  • 40.00 lei

    The totally gripping and irresistible new thriller from the best-selling author of Stay Alive, The Final Minute and The Witness.

    When the bones of a 21-year old woman who went missing without trace in Thailand in 1990, are discovered in the grounds of an old Catholic school in Buckinghamshire, an enduring mystery takes on a whole new twist. Her boyfriend at the time, and the man who reported her missing, Henry Forbes, now a middle-aged university lecturer, comes forward with his lawyer and tells DI Ray Mason of the Met’s Homicide Command that he knows what happened to Kitty, and who killed her.

    So begins a hunt for the truth that will focus on a ruthless crime gang, a rich, dysfunctional family with a terrible past, and a highly ambitious man so cruel and ruthless that he must be brought down

  • The Killer On The Wall
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    40.00 lei

    The first body comes as a shock

    The second brings horror

    The third signals the beginning of a nightmare

    When fifteen-year-old Isla Bell finds three bodies propped against Hadrian’s Wall, her whole world falls apart. In such a close-knit community, everyone knows the victims, and the man who did it.

    Twenty years on and Isla has dedicated her life to forensic psychology; studying the brains of serial killers, and even coming face to face with the convicted murderer who turned her world upside down. She is safe after all, with him behind bars.

    Then another body appears against the Wall.

    And another.

    As the nightmare returns and the body count rises, everyone in town is a suspect.

    Who is the Killer on the Wall?

    Praise for The Killer on the Wall

    'The Killer on the Wall is several cuts above your usual psychological thriller. It’s beautifully written, emotionally involving and psychologically complex. You know you’re in the hands of a writer who really understands her subject matter. The story is skilfully told and so subtly nuanced, I gave up trying to guess where it was going and let myself be swept along with it, totally engrossed. And when the final twist came I said ‘oh my god’, and then almost immediately ‘of course’. Classy atmospheric and satisfying. Read it.' - Tammy Cohen

  • Any Dream Will Do: A Novel
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    40.00 lei

    THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR DEBBIE MACOMBER.
    Debbie Macomber: Meet friends you'll call family.
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    It’s never too late to start again. Two unlikely friends find the strength in each other to overcome their painful pasts.

    Shay Benson adored her younger brother. She did all she could to keep Caden on the straight and narrow. But one day her best intentions got Shay into the worst trouble of her life. By protecting Caden, Shay sacrificed herself.

    Drew Douglas adored his wife. But since losing Katie, all he could do was focus on their two beautiful children; everything else came a distant second.

    Shay and Drew are each in need a fresh start, and when they meet by chance it’s an unexpected blessing for them both. Drew helps Shay to get back on her feet, and she reignites his sense of purpose.

    But when a devastating secret is uncovered, Shay and Drew’s new lives are threatened. It will take all of their strength, faith and trust to protect the bright future they dream of.

    'This is perfect holiday reading from a master of romantic women’s fiction' CultureFly

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