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See Them Die

Ed McBain

Žánr: Mystery

Kill me if you can – that was Pepe Miranda’s challenge. Murderer, two-bit hero of the street gangs, he was holed up somewhere in the 87th Precinct, making the cops look like fools and cheered on by every neighbourhood punk. It was not a challenge Lieutenant Pete Byrnes and the detectives in the squad room […]

The Sea

John Baville

Žánr: Cultural

In this luminous new novel about love, loss, and the unpredictable power of memory, John Banville introduces us to Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman who has gone back to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child to cope with the recent loss of his wife. It is also a return […]

The Riad to the Sea

Ciara Hegarty

Žánr: Cultural

It is the late 1940s in rural Ireland, and Kathleen Steele has been prematurely thrust into adulthood by the death of her twin sister, Nuala. Debilitated by grief, their mother has descended into a state of near-catatonia, and it is left to Kathleen to care for her younger siblings and her taciturn father. When a […]

Growing up Again

Catriona McCloud

Žánr: Womens Fiction

Janie Lawson’s life hasn’t turned out quite the way she’d hoped. Nearly 40, she’s in a marriage that has stalled with a mother-in-law she despises. Before Janie can make the final step toward divorce, her fate is taken out of her hands. Janie wakes up in her old bedroom and finds it just as it […]

Fourplay

Jane Moore

Žánr: Womens Fiction

At age thirty-three, Josephine Miles is forced to come up with a brand-new life when her husband leaves her for „the cliche“–his very young, very pretty secretary. Suddenly she’s single and back in the dating game with the added complication of children in tow. But Jo’s no wallflower, and she soon finds herself with not […]

My Vintage Summer

Jane Elmor

Žánr: Fiction

For us it all began in the summer of ’76, the year the sun scorched the grass the colour of sand and no-one could sprinkle their lawns or take a bath, and the year I could no longer run around without my top on. Meet Lizzie and Kim as they grow from small-town adolescents to […]

Who does she think she is?

Martine McCutcheon

Žánr: Autobiography

‚Who does she think she is?‘ is something Martine has heard people say about her all her life. Born into the poorest and least-promising background and with only a loving mother’s support to help her, Martine has dared to follow her dreams of stardom and has achieved more in her twenty-three years than most of […]

Love Poems Carol

Ann Duffy

Žánr: Poetry

Whether writing of longing or adultery, seduction or simple homely acts of love, Carol Ann Duffy brings to her readers the truth of each experience. Her poetry speaks of tangled, heated passion; of erotic love; fierce and hungry love; unrequited love; and of the end of love.

The Green Mile

Stephen King

Žánr: Horror

At Cold Mountain Penitentiary, along the lonely stretch of cells known as the Green Mile, killers are depraved as the psychopathic „Billy the Kid“ Wharton and the possessed Eduard Delacroix await death strapped in „Old Sparky.“ Here guards as decent as Paul Edgecombe and as sadistic as Percy Wetmore watch over them. But good or […]

The Black Cat and Other Stories

Edgar Allan Poe

Žánr: Horror

Seven exciting new theatrical adaptations of seven short stories by Edgar Allan Poe. Some of the famous stories and some of the lesser known works. These one-act plays are most often for a cast of four actors: two women, two men. This new book is a sequel to Tait’s first book of Poe adaptations (the […]

The Old Man and The Sea

Ernest Hemingway

Žánr: Novel

Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway’s magnificent fable is the story of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish. In a perfectly crafted story, which won for Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature, is a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man’s challenge […]

Things I Want My Daughters to Know

Elizabeth Noble

Žánr: Novel

How do you cope in a world without your mother? When Barbara realizes time is running out, she writes letters to her four daughters, aware that they’ll be facing the trials and triumphs of life without her at their side. But how can she leave them when they still have so much growing up to […]

A widow for One Year

John Irving

Žánr: Contemporary

Richly comic as well as deeply disturbing, this is a multilayered love story of astonishing emotional force. Both ribald and erotic, it is also a brilliant novel about the passage of time and the relentlessness of grief.

About a Boy

Nick Hornby

Žánr: Contemporary

‚How cool was Will Freeman?‘ Too cool! At thirty-six, he’s as hip as a teenager. He’s single, child-free, goes to the right clubs and knows which trainers to wear. He’s also found a great way to score with women: attend single parents‘ groups full of available (and grateful) mothers, all hoping to meet a Nice […]

How to be a Little Sod

Simon Brett

Žánr: Non Fiction

Simon Brett chronicles the day-to-day life of a baby as he systematically brings chaos and havoc to the lives of his parents.

The Lord Of The Rings

J. R. R. Tolkien

Žánr: High Fantasy

The title of the novel refers to the story’s main antagonist, the Dark Lord Sauron,[note 1] who had in an earlier age created the One Ring to rule the other Rings of Power as the ultimate weapon in his campaign to conquer and rule all of Middle-earth. From quiet beginnings in the Shire, a hobbit […]

High Fidelity

Nick Hornby

Žánr: Humor

It has been said often enough that baby boomers are a television generation, but the very funny novel High Fidelity reminds that in a way they are the record-album generation as well. This funny novel is obsessed with music; Hornby’s narrator is an early-thirtysomething English guy who runs a London record store. He sells albums […]

Fever Pitch

Nick Hornby

Žánr: Sports

In America, it is soccer. But in Great Britain, it is the real football. No pads, no prayers, no prisoners. And that’s before the players even take the field. Nick Hornby has been a football fan since the moment he was conceived. Call it predestiny. Or call it preschool. Fever Pitch is his tribute to […]

The Giver

Lois Lowry

Žánr: Young Adult

Jonas‘ world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns twelve, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and […]

Other Woman

Kristy Crawford

Three women, all very different, but each with their own problems. Jane is determined to save the family home for her children, despite the financial problems she has had since her husband’s premature death. The only way she can survive is to sell off parcels of the property. So Sam has moved in next door, […]

Never Kiss a Man in a Canoe

Tanith Carey

Never Kiss a Man in a Canoe is a fascinating glimpse into our social past and harks back to a time when agony aunts played a pivotal role in society, advising men and women on love, sex, relationships and other taboo subjects. From advice on the immorality of reading a crime novel or riding a […]

Three Great Novels

Antonia Fraser

QUIET AS A NUN When a murder takes place in a secluded tower at Blessed Eleanor’s Convent in Sussex, the victim turns out to be an old school friend of Britain’s most popular TV reporter, Jemima Shore. The convent nuns call on Jemima for help. TARTAN TRAGEDY (first published as THE WILD ISLAND) When Jemima […]

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