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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 11.00 lei

    '... 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

  • 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.

  • 11.00 lei

    '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.

  • 11.00 lei

    '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.

  • 11.00 lei

    '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).

  • 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.

  • 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 Exile: BookShots
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    14.00 lei

    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.

  • The Women's War: BookShots
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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....

  • The Dolls: BookShots
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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.

    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....

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Hidden (A Mitchum Thriller)
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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…

  • Malicious (A Mitchum Thriller)
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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.

  • 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.

  • Work: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Motherhood: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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

  • Home: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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

  • Jealousy: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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

  • 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

  • Race: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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

  • Fatherhood: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sisters: Vintage Minis
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    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

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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

  • 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

  • Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    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?

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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

    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.

  • 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 . . .

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 . . .

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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

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    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

  • Far from the Madding Crowd
    la comanda 7 -21 zile
    40.00 lei

    Hardy's powerful novel of swift sexual passion and slow-burning loyalty centres on Bathsheba Everdene, a proud working woman whose life is complicated by three different men - respectable farmer Boldwood, seductive Sergeant Troy and devoted Gabriel - making her the object of scandal and betrayal. Vividly portraying the superstitions and traditions of a small rural community, Far from the Madding Crowd shows the precarious position of a woman in a man's world.

  • The Night Manager
    In stoc - 3 buc
    5000lei 40.00 lei

    A special edition of le Carré's first post-Cold War novel, to tie in with the new major BBC series starring Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston, with a new afterword by the author.

     

    At the start of it all, Jonathan Pine is merely the night manager at a luxury hotel. But when a single attempt to pass on information to the British authorities - about an international businessman at the hotel with suspicious dealings - backfires terribly, and people close to Pine begin to die, he commits himself to a battle against powerful forces he cannot begin to imagine.

    In a chilling tale of corrupt intelligence agencies, billion-dollar price tags and the truth of the brutal arms trade, John le Carré creates a claustrophobic world in which no one can be trusted.

    In a chilling tale of corrupt intelligence agencies, billion-dollar price tags and the truth of the brutal arms trade, John le Carre creates a claustrophobic world in which no one can be trusted.

  • Girl on the Train
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. ‘Jess and Jason’, she calls them. Their life – as she sees it – is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy.

    And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough.

    Now everything’s changed. Now Rachel has a chance to become a part of the lives she’s only watched from afar.

    Now they’ll see; she’s much more than just the girl on the train…

  • 5000lei 40.00 lei

    Is it morally wrong to have a blow-dry when one of your children has head lice? Is technology now the fifth element? Or is that wood? Is sleeping with someone after 2 dates and 6 weeks of texting the same as getting married after 2 meetings and 6 months of letter writing in Jane Austen's day? This title deals with these questions.

  • The Haunted Life
    In aprox. 4 saptamani
    5000lei 40.00 lei

    Peter Martin, a college track star determined to idle away what he knows will be one of his last innocent summers in his tranquil New England home town. But with the war escalating in Europe and his two closest friends both plotting their escapes, he realizes how sheltered his upbringing has been.

  • 5000lei 40.00 lei

    Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn't know is she's about to lose her job or that knowing what's coming is what keeps her sane.

  • Crisis
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    Introducing Luke Carlton - ex-Special Boat Service commando, and now under contract to MI6 for some of its most dangerous missions.

    Sent into the steaming Colombian jungle to investigate the murder of a British intelligence officer, Luke finds himself caught up in the coils of a plot that has terrifying international dimensions. Hunted down, captured, tortured and on the run from one of South America's most powerful and ruthless drugs cartels and its psychotic leader thirsting for revenge, Luke is in a life-or-death race against time to prevent a disaster on a truly terrifying scale: London is the target, the weapon is diabolical and the means of delivery is ingenious.

    Drawing on his years of experience reporting on security matters, CRISIS is Frank Gardner’s debut novel. Combining insider knowledge, up-to-the-minute hardware, fly on the wall insights with heart-in-mouth excitement, CRISIS boasts an irresistible, visceral frisson of authenticity: smart, fast-paced and furiously entertaining, here is a thriller for the 21st century.

  • No Place for a Woman
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    When Lucy’s parents are killed in a train crash, her kindly uncle steps in to look after the little girl – to the initial apprehension of his wife and her son. However, Lucy’s sweet, spirited charm slowly wins over her new family, and as she overcomes the trauma of her childhood, she grows up inspired to become a doctor, just like her father.

    But studying medicine in London takes Lucy far from her home in Hull and the people she loves, and she has to battle to be accepted in a man’s world.

    With the dark clouds of the First World War gathering on the horizon, an even greater challenge approaches. Can a woman find her place on the front line of battle? Will Lucy be able to follow her dreams – and find love – in a world shattered by war?

    Val Wood's wonderful historical sagas are perfect for readers of Dilly Court, Maggie Hope and Rosie Goodwin.

  • The Road to Little Dribbling
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    4600lei 40.00 lei

    WINNER: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELLER READER AWARD FOR BEST TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016
    WINNER: BOOKS ARE MY BAG READER AWARD FOR BEST AUTOBIOGRAPHY OR BIOGRAPHY 2016

    Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, was taken to the nation’s heart and became the bestselling travel book ever, and was also voted in a BBC poll the book that best represents Britain.Now, to mark the twentieth anniversary of that modern classic, Bryson makes a brand-new journey round Britain to see what has changed.

    Following (but not too closely) a route he dubs the Bryson Line, from Bognor Regis to Cape Wrath, by way of places that many people never get to at all, Bryson sets out to rediscover the wondrously beautiful, magnificently eccentric, endearingly unique country that he thought he knew but doesn’t altogether recognize any more. Yet, despite Britain’s occasional failings and more or less eternal bewilderments, Bill Bryson is still pleased to call our rainy island home. And not just because of the cream teas, a noble history, and an extra day off at Christmas.

    Once again, with his matchless homing instinct for the funniest and quirkiest, his unerring eye for the idiotic, the endearing, the ridiculous and the scandalous, Bryson gives us an acute and perceptive insight into all that is best and worst about Britain today.

  • The Book With No Pictures
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    If a kid is trying to make you read this book, the kid is playing a trick on you. You will end up saying silly things and making everybody laugh and laugh!

    Warning!

    This book looks serious but it is actually completely ridiculous!

    If a kid is trying to make you read this book, the kid is playing a trick on you. You will end up saying silly things and making everybody laugh and laugh!
    Don't say I didn't warn you . . .

  • 40.00 lei

    *A HILARIOUS, BRAND NEW BOOK IN THE PHENOMENAL LADYBIRDS FOR GROWN UPS SERIES, FOR AUTUMN 2016*

    How it Works: The Grandparent - a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.

    This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

    The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

    Other new titles for Autumn 2016:
    How it Works: The Student
    How it Works: The Cat
    How it Works: The Dog
    The Ladybird Book of the Meeting
    The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
    The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
    The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
    The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse

    Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
    How it Works: The Husband
    How it Works: The Wife
    How it Works: The Mum
    How it Works: The Dad
    The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
    The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
    The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
    The Ladybird Book of the Shed
    The Ladybird Book of Dating
    The Ladybird Book of the Hipster

  • 40.00 lei

    *A HILARIOUS, BRAND NEW BOOK IN THE PHENOMENAL LADYBIRDS FOR GROWN UPS SERIES, FOR AUTUMN 2016*

    How it Works: The Cat - a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.

    This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

    The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

    Other new titles for Autumn 2016:
    How it Works: The Student
    How it Works: The Dog
    How it Works: The Grandparent
    The Ladybird Book of the Meeting
    The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
    The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
    The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
    The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse

    Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
    How it Works: The Husband
    How it Works: The Wife
    How it Works: The Mum
    How it Works: The Dad
    The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
    The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
    The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
    The Ladybird Book of the Shed
    The Ladybird Book of Dating
    The Ladybird Book of the Hipster

  • 5000lei 40.00 lei

    ** The number one bestseller Big Little Lies is now a HBO series starring Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Alexander Skarsgård and Shailene Woodey **

    'Let me ask you a question. Would you like a series that has everything? Good. Because it is, emphatically, HERE' The Guardian

    'Depth, class and a sense of humour' The Times

    'Artful and arch, a compelling and sad satire' Vanity Fair

    Perfect family, perfect house, perfect life; Jane, Madeline and Celeste have it all . . . or do they? They are about to find out just how easy it is for one little lie to spiral out of control.

    From the author of Truly Madly Guilty and The Husband's Secret comes a novel about the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive.

    Jane hasn't lived anywhere for longer than six months since her son was born five years ago. She keeps moving in an attempt to escape her past. Now the idyllic coastal town of Pirriwee has pulled her to its shores and Jane feels as if she finally belongs. She finds friends in the feisty Madeline and the incredibly beautiful Celeste, two women with seemingly perfect lives - and their own secrets.

    But at the start of a new term, an incident involving the children of all three women occurs in the playground, causing a rift between them and other parents. Minor at first but escalating fast, until the whispers and rumours become vicious and spiteful, and the truths blur into lies.

    It was always going to end in tears, but no one thought it would end in murder . . .

    'Brilliant, stand-out, superbly clever. Moriarty writes vividly, wittily and wickedly' Sunday Express

    'A nuanced psychological study of the elements of motherly and matrimonial behaviour' The Sunday Times

    'Blame and guilt, forgiveness and retribution, love and betrayal. A tense page-turning story . . . a great read' Mail on Sunday

    'Staggeringly brilliant . . . literally unputdownable' Sophie Hannah

    'Blending romance, comedy and mystery, this is a wonderful book - full of brains, guts and heart' Sunday Mirror

    'Tolls a warning bell about the big little lies we tell to survive' Washington Post

    'A fantastically nimble writer, so sure-footed that the book leaps between dark and light seamlessly' Entertainment Weekly

  • 5000lei 40.00 lei

    A special edition of E L James’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel, Fifty Shades Darker, that includes her own photos and caption commentary from the making of the film―and an excerpt from her forthcoming book, Fifty Shades Darker, As Told by Christian Grey.

    Daunted by the dark secrets of the tormented young entrepreneur, Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship. But desire for Grey still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, she cannot resist.

    They rekindle their searing, sensual affair, and soon Ana is learning more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding Fifty Shades than she ever thought possible.

    But while Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Ana must make the most important decision of her life.

    A decision she can only make on her own ...

  • First Love: (Illustrated edition)
    La comanda in aprox.4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    When Axi Moore decides to take a road trip across the US, the only person she wants to go with her is her best friend Robinson – who she also happens to be secretly in love with. She’s planned it all out, and all he has to do is say yes.

    Axi has had a tough life: her little sister died young, her mother walked out and her father turned to the bottle for comfort. Her parents escaped their grief in their own ways; this trip will be hers.

    But life doesn’t always work out as you plan it, and there are some things you just can’t run away from.

  • Beyond the Bright Sea
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    'Harper Lee has a worthy successor. Wolk is a big new talent' - The Times

    Crow has lived her whole life on a tiny, starkly beautiful island. Her only companions are Osh, the man who rescued her from a washed-up skiff as a baby and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their neighbour across the sandbar. But it is only when a mysterious fire appears across the water that an unspoken question of her own history forms in Crow's heart, and an unstoppable chain of events is triggered. Crow sets out to find her lost identity - and, ultimately, to learn what it means to be a family.

    Vivid and heartfelt, Beyond the Bright Sea is a gorgeously crafted, gripping tale of buried treasure and belonging.

  • The Smoking Hourglass
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    Following Ivy Sparrow’s discoveries in The Crooked Sixpence, the adventures continue in the second instalment of The Uncommoners trilogy, The Smoking Hourglass.

    As soon as Ivy and her brother Seb set foot back in the mysterious underground city of Lundinor, they know that something has changed . . . Where before there were cobbled streets, now the squares and lanes between the city’s enchanted shops are lush with spring blooms – but something dark is stirring just below the surface, and uncommon traders are uneasy. Ivy and Seb have stumbled into a plot that could condemn every uncommoner to a disastrous fate . . . With the help of Valian, their extraordinary friend – and some exceptional uncommon objects – can Ivy and Seb put a stop to the sinister Dirge’s plans?

  • The Moment She Left
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    Kesterly-on-Sea is full of secrets. Some are darker than others; many are shameful. One is even deadly.

    Andee is an ex-detective whose marriage is breaking up. So when a young female student disappears without trace, she throws herself into the search.

    Meanwhile, the town’s beloved Rowzee Cayne has just discovered that she is terminally ill, and doesn’t want to burden her family and friends with the news.

    Andee and Rowzee don't know it yet, but their journeys are going to help them uncover a secret. One that is going to affect them more than they could ever imagine.

    The compelling new novel from the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors, No Child of Mine and Don't Let Me Go.

  • Highbridge
    La comanda in aprox. 4 saptamani
    40.00 lei

    The dramatic novel from the writer and creator of Brookside, Hollyoaks and Grange Hill.

    Three years ago, Janey Nolan was murdered in the centre of town.

    Today, no one knows who did it.

    Sick of waiting for the powers that be to rid the streets and school gates of dealers, druggies and parasites, Janey’s brothers want to avenge her death. While Sean decides to explore the routes and corridors of political power, Joey chooses more direct action in and among the alleys and pathways of the neighbourhood itself.

    But can the brothers find Janey’s killer without bringing more danger to their town?

    THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING.

    THIS IS HIGHBRIDGE.

  • The Kept Woman
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    40.00 lei

    The latest novel in the Will Trent series from No. 1 bestselling author, Karin Slaughter.

    A body is discovered in an empty Atlanta warehouse. It's the body of an ex-cop, and from the moment Special Agent Will Trent walks in he knows this could be the most devastating case of his career. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim - a woman - has left the scene and vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city's biggest, most politically-connected, most high-profile athlete - a local hero protected by the world's most expensive lawyers. A local hero Will has spent the last six months investigating on a brutal rape charge.

    But for Will - and also for Dr Sara Linton, the GBI's newest medical examiner - the case is about to get even worse. Because an unexpected discovery at the scene reveals a personal link to Will's troubled past. The consequences will wreak havoc on his life and the lives of those he loves, those he works with, and those he pursues.

    But Sara's scene-of-the-crime diagnosis is that they only have a few hours to find the missing woman before she bleeds out . . .

  • The Long Cosmos
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    40.00 lei

    2070-71. Nearly six decades after Step Day and in the Long Earth, the new Next post-human society continues to evolve.
    For Joshua Valienté, now in his late sixties, it is time to take one last solo journey into the High Meggers: an adventure that turns into a disaster. Alone and facing death, his only hope of salvation lies with a group of trolls. But as Joshua confronts his mortality, the Long Earth receives a signal from the stars. A signal that is picked up by radio astronomers but also in more abstract ways – by the trolls and by the Great Traversers. Its message is simple but ts implications are enormous:

    JOIN US.

    The super-smart Next realise that the Message contains instructions on how to develop an immense artificial intelligence but to build it they have to seek help from throughout the industrious worlds of mankind. Bit by bit, byte by byte, they assemble a computer the size of a continent – a device that will alter the Long Earth’s place within the cosmos and reveal the ultimate, life-affirming goal of those who sent the Message. Its impact will be felt by and resonate with all – mankind and other species, young and old, communities and individuals – who inhabit the Long Earths…

    The Long Cosmos serves as a fabulous, powerful and affecting drawing down of the curtain on this remarkable science fiction sequence.

  • The Noise of Time
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    40.00 lei

    ** The Sunday Times Number One bestseller **

    A Daily Telegraph / Financial Times / Guardian / Sunday Times / The Times / New Statesman / Observer Book of the Year

    'BARNES'S MASTERPIECE.' - OBSERVER

    In May 1937 a man in his early thirties waits by the lift of a Leningrad apartment block. He waits all through the night, expecting to be taken away to the Big House. Any celebrity he has known in the previous decade is no use to him now. And few who are taken to the Big House ever return.

    So begins Julian Barnes’s first novel since his Booker-winning The Sense of an Ending. A story about the collision of Art and Power, about human compromise, human cowardice and human courage, it is the work of a true master.

  • The Woman in Cabin 10
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    40.00 lei

    THE TOP TEN BESTSELLER

    From the bestselling author of Richard and Judy pick In A Dark, Dark Wood comes Ruth Ware's next compulsive page-turner

    'A rollicking page-turner that reads like Agatha Christie got together with Paula Hawkins to crowdsource a really fun thriller' Stylist

    This was meant to be the perfect trip. The Northern Lights. A luxury press launch on a boutique cruise ship.

    A chance for travel journalist Lo Blacklock to recover from a traumatic break-in that has left her on the verge of collapse.

    Except things don't go as planned.

    Woken in the night by screams, Lo rushes to her window to see a body thrown overboard from the next door cabin. But the records show that no-one ever checked into that cabin, and no passengers are missing from the boat.

    Exhausted and emotional, Lo has to face the fact that she may have made a mistake – either that, or she is now trapped on a boat with a murderer...

  • The War of the Worlds (Vintage Classics)
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    40.00 lei

    No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied. Yet across the gulf of space, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us.

    Then, late one night, in the middle of the English countryside, they landed.

  • The Hanging Club (DC Max Wolfe)
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    40.00 lei

    "Tony Parsons puts you right there in every scene he writes. I love that kind of storytelling and I'm a D.C. Max Wolfe fan." (James Patterson). A band of vigilante executioners roam London's hot summer nights, abducting evil men and hanging them by the neck until dead. As the bodies pile up and riots explode across the sweltering city, DC Max Wolfe hunts a gang of killers who many believe to be heroes. And discovers that the lust for revenge starts very close to home...Praise for The Hanging Club "This is Parson's best crime novel so far and underlines his exceptional talent." (Daily Mail)."I've long been a fan of Tony Parson's writing...This is brilliant stuff." (Peter James). "Spectacular! Tense and human, fast and authentic." (Lee Child). "Has all the ingredients and more: great plotting, great characters and at least two eye-widening twists I didn't see coming." (Sophie Hannah). "If you haven't already become a fan, the third outing for Max Wolfe is the perfect introduction to the London underworld that Tony Parsons has so vividly created...Wolfe's cases couldn't feel more of-the-minute." (GQ). "A gripping page-turning book that will demand your full attention." (Irish Examiner). "Fast paced and gripping." (Best Special Series). "Parsons had me gripped from the first chapter to the last sentence." (Irish independent). "A cleverly plotted page-turner, with touches of Cracker and Nordic Noir, all soaked in the atmosphere of London's murky back-streets." (CSMA Club Life magazine). Praise for Tony Parsons..."It's all as addictive as your favourite boxset...It contains more twists than a contortionist caught in a tornado." (The Shortlist). "Told with clarity and insight...Confirms Parsons has earned a place at the very pinnacle of British crime writing." (Daily Mail). "Tense...With a dose of dry wit." (The Daily Express). "A taut always engaging thriller." (The Sun). "I put my life on hold while I was reading because I couldn't tear myself away from the gripping story...It's complicated, brutal but Tony Parsons has managed to weave the brutality into a truly brilliant story." (Bestselling Crime Thrillers). "It's a brilliant crime novel, a thrilling procedural. Max Wolfe is a wonderfully endearing character, smart and tough and vulnerable, and with Scout (and Stan too) Tony has created so much warmth and tenderness, in a world, a genre, so often devoid of it. His research is wide, deep, impeccable - from forensics to the psychology, procedure to protocol. And boy does he know how to create suspense, and convincing plot lines, which snake and weave, and surprise right until the very end. This is a complex, shocking, very contemporary story, told with utter conviction and authority. I was hooked from page one. Crime writing has a brilliant new star." (Henry Sutton). "Sometimes, rarely, you know from the first chapter or so of a novel that you're in the hands of a master story teller. In the case of Tony Parsons...We know this within the first few pages. A relentless plot, evocative prose and compelling (and wrenching) portraits of the characters, good and evil, conspire to make this a must-read." (Jeffery Deaver). "Superbly crafted crime drama that grips from start to finish." (The Sunday Post). "Fast paced and gripping." (The Scotsman). "[Tony Parsons'] writing pedigree is first class. It shows in this terrific thriller, and Max Wolfe is a class act, a brilliant character that has to feature again...Absolutely stunning!" (Books Monthly).

  • Blackout
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    40.00 lei

    THE GLOBAL MILLION-COPY BESTSELLER

    PUBLISHED IN 15 LANGUAGES WORLDWIDE

    A 21ST-CENTURY HIGH-CONCEPT DISASTER THRILLER


    Tomorrow will be too late.

    A cold night in Milan, Piero Manzano wants to get home.

    Then the traffic lights fail. Manzano is thrown from his Alfa as cars pile up. And not just on this street – every light in the city is dead.

    Across Europe, controllers watch in disbelief as electricity grids collapse.

    Plunged into darkness, people are freezing. Food and water supplies dry up. The death toll soars.

    Former hacker and activist Manzano becomes a prime suspect. But he is also the only man capable of finding the real attackers.

    Can he bring down a major terrorist network

    Before it’s too late?

  • Different Class
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    40.00 lei

    After thirty years at St Oswald’s Grammar in North Yorkshire, Latin master Roy Straitley has seen all kinds of boys come and go. Each class has its clowns, its rebels, its underdogs, its ‘Brodie’ boys who, whilst of course he doesn’t have favourites, hold a special place in an old teacher’s heart. But every so often there’s a boy who doesn’t fit the mould. A troublemaker. A boy with hidden shadows inside.

    With insolvency and academic failure looming, a new broom has arrived at the venerable school, bringing Powerpoint, sharp suits and even sixth form girls to the dusty corridors. But while Straitley does his sardonic best to resist this march to the future, a shadow from his past is stirring. A boy who even twenty years on haunts his teacher’s dreams. A boy capable of bad things.

  • Mount!
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    40.00 lei

    In Jilly Cooper’s latest, raciest novel, Rupert Campbell-Black takes centre stage in the cut-throat world of flat racing.

    Rupert is consumed by one obsession: that Love Rat, his adored grey horse, be proclaimed champion stallion. He longs to trounce Roberto’s Revenge, the stallion owned by his detested rival Cosmo Rannaldini, which means abandoning his racing empire at Penscombe and his darling wife Taggie, and chasing winners in the richest races worldwide, from Dubai to Los Angeles to Melbourne.

    Luckily, the fort at home is held by Rupert’s assistant Gav, a genius with horses, fancied by every stable lass, but damaged by alcoholism and a vile wife. When Gala, a grieving but ravishing Zimbabwean widow moves to Penscombe as carer for Rupert’s wayward father, it is not just Gav who is attracted to her: a returning Rupert finds himself dangerously tempted.

    Gala adores horses, and when she switches to working in the yard, her carer’s job is taken by a devastatingly handsome South African man who claims to be gay but seems far keener on caring for the angelic Taggie. And as increasingly sinister acts of sabotage strike at Penscombe, the game of musical loose boxes gathers apace . . .

    Everybody loves Jilly Cooper:
    'Sex and horses: who could ask for more?' Sunday Telegraph
    'Joyful and mischeivous' Jojo Moyes
    'A delight from start to finish' Daily Mail
    'Fun, sexy and unputdownable' Marian Keyes
    'Escape into an alternative universe in which all is right with the world' Guardian
    'Flawlessly entertaining' Helen Fielding

  • Streets of Darkness (D.I. Harry Virdee)
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    40.00 lei

    Luther meets The Wire, this is the first Detective Harry Virdee novel

    The sky over Bradford is heavy with foreboding. It always is. But this morning it has reason to be – this morning a body has been found. And it’s not just any body.

    Detective Harry Virdee should be at home with his wife. Impending fatherhood should be all he can think about but he’s been suspended from work just as the biggest case of the year lands on what would have been his desk. He can’t keep himself away.

    Determined to restore his reputation, Harry is obliged to take to the shadows in search of notorious ex-convict and prime suspect, Lucas Dwight. But as the motivations of the murder threaten to tip an already unstable city into riotous anarchy, Harry finds his preconceptions turned on their head as he discovers what it’s like to be on the other side of the law…

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