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Athens: A History of the World's First Democracy

A history of the world's first democracy from its beginnings in Athens circa fifth century B.C. to its downfall 200 years later The first democracy, established in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago, has served as the foundation for every democratic system of government instituted down the centuries. In this lively history, author Thomas N. Mitchell tells the full and remarkable story of how..

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Consolation of Maps

'Austere, elusive . . . the influence of Beckett seems unmistakeable' Irish TimesArresting and beautiful, The Consolation of Maps tells a story of ill-fated passion. Theodora Appel runs a company that is more like a family. When young Kenji Tanabe moves from Tokyo to Washington, he's initiated into her rarefied world of antiquarian cartography. But Theodora - brilliantly successful, beguilingly se..

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Hannibal Lecter 1: Hannibal Rising

Hannibal Lecter emerges from the nightmare of the Eastern Front, a boy in the snow, mute, with a chain around his neck. He seems utterly alone, but he has brought his demons with him. Hannibal's uncle, a noted painter, finds him in a Soviet orphanage and brings him to France, where Hannibal will live with his uncle and his uncle's beautiful and exotic wife, Lady Murasaki. Lady Murasaki helps Han..

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Hannibal Lecter 2: Red Dragon

Sexual hunger. Demonic violence. Sinister logic - the lethal components of a deadly formula driving a psychopath in the grip of an unimaginable delusion - a boastful killer who sends the police tormenting notes, a tortured, torturing monster who finds ultimate pleasure in viciously murdering happy families, and calls himself...The Red Dragon. ..

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Hitler's Berlin: Abused City

How Berlin captivated Hitler's imagination, and how he sought to redesign the city to align with his obsessions and ambitions From his first visit to Berlin in 1916, Hitler was preoccupied and fascinated by Germany's great capital city. In this vivid and entirely new account of Hitler's relationship with Berlin, Thomas Friedrich explores how Hitler identified with the city, how his political aspir..

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Malamander (The Legends of Eerie-on-Sea)

Nobody visits Eerie-on-Sea in the winter. Especially not when darkness falls and the wind howls around Maw Rocks and the wreck of the battleship Leviathan, where even now some swear they have seen the unctuous Malamander creep… Herbert Lemon, Lost-and-Founder at the Grand Nautilus Hotel, knows that returning lost things to their rightful owners is not easy – especially when the lost thing is not ..

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Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data

Markets have long been acknowledged to be a superior mechanism for managing resources but until the advent of big data, they largely functioned better in theory than in practice. Now, as ideal markets are within reach because of vastly greater access to information, we are on the verge of a major disruption. As data becomes a more valuable asset than cash, the rules for surviving and thriving are ..

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Souls of Angels

A classic tale of love, redemption and revenge from the bestselling author of St Agnes Stand Sister Ria made a promise on her mother's deathbed that she would care for her wayward father. And, when he is charged with the murder of a prostitute, she is called upon to act on her word. Reluctantly she returns to the town of her childhood, and to her father's home hoping to reconcile herself with..

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Surrounded by idiots: The Four Types of Human Behaviour (or, How to Understand Those Who Cannot Be Understood)

Do you ever think you’re the only one making any sense? Or tried to reason with your partner with disastrous results? Do long, rambling answers drive you crazy? Or does your colleague’s abrasive manner get your back up? You are not alone. After a disastrous meeting with a highly successful entrepreneur, who was genuinely convinced he was ‘surrounded by idiots’, communication expert and bestselling..

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Viking Britain: A History

A new narrative history of the Viking Age, interwoven with exploration of the physical remains and landscapes that the Vikings fashioned and walked: their rune-stones and ship burials, settlements and battlefields.To many, the word ‘Viking’ brings to mind red scenes of rape and pillage, of marauders from beyond the sea rampaging around the British coastline in the last gloomy centuries before the ..

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Worldquake 2: Chosen Ones

THERE IS MAGIC BEYOND THE REALWORLD . . .When Effie and Maximilian both mysteriously vanish, friends Raven, Lexy and Wolf don't know where to turn for help. Effie is in deep danger and she's running out of time. To make things worse, Raven's mother is caught up in a plot with the ruthless billionaire Albion Freake, who will stop at nothing to become invincible.Can the school-friends save Effie and..

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Worldquake 3: Galloglass (editie cartonata)

EVERYTHING IS MADE OF MAGIC . . .Effie Truelove and her school-friends Lexy, Wolf, Maximilian and Raven must use their magical skills to defeat the Diberi, a corrupt organisation intent on destroying the worlds at Midwinter.But during a visit to the Otherworld, Effie is mistaken and imprisoned for being a galloglass - a dangerous, selfish islander. Meanwhile, Lexy is threatened by the vile profess..

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Buddenbrooks

Subintitulata The Decline of a Family, povestea lui Mann despre o prospera familie hanseatica de negustori si despre dezintegrarea ei este un potret extraordinar al tranzitiei de la viata burgheza stabila a secolului 19 la nesiguranta lumii moderne. Buddenbrooks a fost publicat in 1902 si a devenit un roman clasic in Germania inainte ca Hitler sa il interzica si sa il arda. ..

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Castle of Otranto - Nightmare Abbey - Vathek (Tales of Mystery & The Supernatural)

With an Introduction by David Stuart Davies. The Gothic novel, featuring dark tales of tragedy, romance, revenge, torture and ancient villainies, tinged with horror and the supernatural, became the vogue in the late eighteen and early nineteenth centuries. This unique collection presents the best and the most diverse of this fascinating genre. In Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto, often rega..

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Churchill & Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

Today, as liberty and truth are increasingly challenged, the figures of Churchill and Orwell loom large. Exemplars of Britishness, they preserved individual freedom and democracy for the world through their far-sighted vision and inspired action, and cast a long shadow across our culture and politics. In Churchill & Orwell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas E. Ricks masterfully argues..

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Collected Poems of Thomas Hardy (Poetry)

Thomas Hardy started composing poetry in the heyday of Tennyson and Browning. He was still writing with unimpaired power sixty years later, when Eliot and Yeats were the leading names in the field. His extraordinary stamina and a consistent individuality of style and vision made him a survivor, immune to literary fashion. At the start of the twenty-first century his reputation stands higher than..

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Confessions of an English Opium Eater - HCC

‘I here present you, courteous reader, with the record of a remarkable period in my life . . . ‘ The Confessions of an English Opium Eater is both a classic of the English autobiographical genre and a hard-nosed study of the effects of drugs on an artistic mind. A close associate of William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the brilliant but troubled de Quincey recounts both the pleasur..

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Crusades: The War for the Holy Land

Released to coincide with a major BBC TV documentary series on the crusades presented by the author. In the eleventh century, a vast Christian army, summoned to holy war by the pope, rampaged through the Muslim world of the eastern Mediterranean, seizing possession of Jerusalem, a city revered by both faiths. Over the two hundred years that followed this First Crusade, Islam and the West foug..

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Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook

Cook's great voyages marked the end of an era in world history. As he sailed into Hawaii in January 1778 he made contact with the last of the human civilizations to grow up independently of the rest of the world. But equally for the Polynesians and Melanesians of the Pacific, Cook's arrival in their midst merely marked a further (if disastrous) twist in diverse histories already many centuries o..

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Dracula: Rise Of The Beast

GENESIS OF A MONSTER Vlad III Drăcula. A warleader in a warlike time: brilliant, charismatic, pious. But what became of him? What drove him to become a creature of darkness—Bram Stoker’s cruel, ambitious “Un-Dead”—and what use did he make of this power, through the centuries? More than a hundred years after the monster’s death, the descendants of the survivors piece together the story—dust..

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Driftwood Ball

Every year the badgers and the otters gather to dance at the Driftwood Ball. But the two groups never mix - they dance in completely different ways. That is, until otter Celia and badger George decide they want to do things differently - they want to dance together, in their own way. ..

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Far from the Madding Crowd - HCC

‘I shall do one thing in this life – one thing certain – that is, love you, and long for you, and keep wanting you till I die’ Independent and spirited, Bathsheba Everdene owns the hearts of three men. Striving to win her love in different ways, their relationships with Bathsheba complicate her life in bucolic Wessex – and cast shadows over their own. With the morals and expectations of rural..

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Hate U Give

Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2018 Winner of the Children's Book of the Year 2018 at the British Book Awards #1 New York Times bestseller Now a major motion picture, starring Amandla Stenberg A Teen Vogue Best YA Book of the Year "Stunning."―John Green “A masterpiece.”―The Huffington Post “An essential read for everyone.”―Teen Vogue “Outstanding.” ―The Guardia..

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Hate U Give (Movie Tie-in)

Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2018 Winner of the Children's Book of the Year 2018 at the British Book Awards #1 New York Times bestseller Now a major motion picture, starring Amandla Stenberg A Teen Vogue Best YA Book of the Year "Stunning."―John Green “A masterpiece.”―The Huffington Post “An essential read for everyone.”―Teen Vogue “Outstanding.” ―The Guardia..

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Jude the Obscure

Introduction and Notes by Norman Vance, Professor of English, University of Sussex. Jude Fawley is a rural stone mason with intellectual aspirations. Frustrated by poverty and the indifference of the academic institutions at the University of Christminster, his only chance of fulfilment seems to lie in his relationship with his unconventional cousin, Sue Bridehead. But life as social out..

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Le Morte D'Arthur - W

The legend of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table is one of the most enduring and influential stories in world literature. Its themes - love, war, religion, treachery and family loyalty - are timeless, as are the reputations of its major characters, Arthur, Merlin, Guenever and Launcelot. Malory's Le Morte Darthur is a story of noble knights, colourful tournaments and fateful love, se..

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Magic Mountain

Povestea tanarului Hans Castorp care merge in vizita pentru o saptamana intr-un sanatoriu din Alpii Elvetiei. Ce trebuia sa fie o excursie de trei saptamani se transforma intr-o sedere de sapte ani pentru ca se indragosteste si e intoxicat de ideile auzite la clinica - idei ce vor face sa se prabuseasca lumea aflata in ajunul primului razboi mondial. Cu o introducere de Adam Foulds. 'A masterwor..

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Mayor of Casterbridge - HCC

Din momentul in care Henchard se imbata si isi vinde nevasta la un targ de la tara, viata I se schimba. Dupa 18 ani, sotia si fiica lui se intorc la Casterbridge si afla ca Henchard a devenit primar. Desi si-a petrecut viata incercand sa isi ispaseasca pacatul, Henchard a ramas un om brutal si impetuos. Hardy il portretizeaza ca pe un personaj tragic, incautarea iubirii si acceptarii lui de catr..

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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

Ten marvellously evocative short stories inspired by the events of Dylan Thomas' youth. Featuring a bold new livery in celebration of the Dylan Thomas centenary. First the young schoolboy, gloriously immersed in make-believe in a shabby farmyard; then the budding poet with his thrilling friendships and dreams of fortune. Finally, the neophyte reporter roaming suburban Swansea for momentous ma..

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Strategy and Tactics of Pricing: A Guide to Growing More Profitably -56%

Strategy and Tactics of Pricing: A Guide to Growing More Profitably

For undergraduate introduction to Market Pricing courses. A comprehensive and practical, step-by-step guide to pricing analysis and strategy development. The Strategy and Tactics of Pricing shows readers how to manage markets strategically—rather than simply calculate pricing based on product and profit—in order to improve their competitiveness and the profitability of their offers. ..

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Tess of the D'Ubervilles

Tess is an innocent young girl until the day she goes to visit her rich 'relatives', the D'Urbervilles. Her encounter with her manipulative cousin, Alec, leads her onto a path that is beset with suffering and betrayal. When she falls in love with another man, Angel Clare, Tess sees a potential escape from her past, but only if she can tell him her shameful secret... ..

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles Stoc momentan epuizat

Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. An unforgettably powerful tragedy, Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles is one of the great classics of the late nineteenth century. This edition features illustrations by Sir Hubert von He..

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Tess of the d’Urbervilles - HCC

'My life looks as if it had been wasted for want of chances! When I see what you know, what you have read, and seen, and thought, I feel what a nothing I am!' Challenging the hypocrisy and social conventions of the rural Victorian world, Tess of the D'Urbervilles follows the story of Tess Durbeyfield as she attempts to escape the poverty of her background, seeking wealth by claiming connectio..

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations - TPB -20% Stoc momentan epuizat

Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations - TPB

From the Pulitzer Prize winner and No.1 international bestselling author of The World is Flat, an essential and entertaining field guide to thriving in the twenty-first century. We all sense it - something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your children. You can't miss it when you read the newspapers or watch the news. Our lives are speeding up - and..

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Tom Brown's School Days - HCC

Thomas Hughes’ novel about the mischievous but kind-hearted schoolboy Tom Brown inspired other school novels, including Frank Richards’ Billy Bunter stories and J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. The novel begins at Tom’s childhood home in the Vale of the White Horse, where he spends his days out in the fields with his pony. This early idyllic setting it set up as a contrast to the stresses th..

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Tom Brown's Schooldays & Tom Brown at Oxford - W

Lively and mischievous, idle and brave, Tom Brown is both the typical boy of his time and the perennial hero celebrated by authors as diverse as Henry Fielding (in Tom Jones) and Alec Waugh (in The Loom of Youth). The book describes Tom's time at Rugby School from his first football match, through his troubled adolescence when he is savagely bullied by the unspeakable Flashman, to his departure ..

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Trumpet-Major - W

Thomas Hardy's only historical novel, The Trumpet Major is set in Wessex during the Napoleonic Wars. Hardy skilfully immerses us in the life of the day, making us feel the impact of historical events on the immemorial local way of life - the glamour of the coming of George III and his soldiery, fears of the press-gang and invasion, and the effect of distant but momentous events like the Battle o..

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Under Milk Wood

Dylan Thomas's classic radio play reprinted to celebrate the centenary of his birth. A true masterpiece that has never been out of print. Commissioned by the BBC, and described by Dylan Thomas as 'a play for voices', UNDER MILK WOOD takes the form of an emotive and hilarious account of a spring day in the fictional Welsh seaside village of Llareggub. We learn of the inhabitants' dreams and..

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Under the Greenwood Tree - HCC

From the author of ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’, ‘Under the Greenwood Tree’ is a tale of love, tragedy and the changing charm of traditional village life when it is met with the cold reality of modernity. Centring on the quaint rural village of Mellstock, set deep within Hardy’s imagined and picturesque county of Wessex, the novel revolves around a double plot of the hopeful love story of Dick De..

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Unlikely Heroics of Sam Holloway: A feel-good love story with a twist

This is no ordinary love story and Sam is no typical hero...but he is a hero. Charming, quirky, and absolutely bursting with heart, this is the perfect book club read for fans ofThe Rosie Project, A Man Called Ove, and Eleanor Oliphant. Sam Holloway has survived the worst that life can throw at you. But he's not really living. His meticulous routines keep everything nice and safe - with ju..

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Utopia - W

More's Utopia is a complex, innovative and penetrating contribution to political thought, culminating in the famous 'description' of the Utopians, who live according to the principles of natural law, but are receptive to Christian teachings, who hold all possessions in common, and view gold as worthless. Drawing on the ideas of Plato, St Augustine and Aristotle, Utopia was to prove seminal in it..

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