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Ragtime (Penguin Modern Classics) - E. L. Doctorow

Welcome to America at the turn of the twentieth century, where the rhythms of ragtime set the beat. Harry Houdini astonishes audiences with magical feats of escape, the mighty J. P. Morgan dominates the financial world and Henry Ford manufactures cars by making men into machines. Emma Goldman preaches free love and feminism, while ex-chorus girl Evelyn Nesbitt inspires a mad millionaire to murder the architect Stanford White. In this stunningly original chronicle of an age, such real-life chara...

The Grapes of Wrath - Steinbeck John

'I've done my damndest to rip a reader's nerves to rags, I don't want him satisfied.' 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 ...

X360 - Assassins Creed IV Black Flag Classics

Píše se rok 1715 a Karibiku vévodí duch pirátství, jenž doslova vystavěl novou "Republiku" - jakési společenství neznající zákon, kde kvete korupce, chamtivost a násilí. A právě mezi těmito lotry a psanci je i náš hrdina; mladý bezohledný kapitán Edward Kenway. Otec jednoho z templářských vůdců Nathana Kenwaye a dědeček mladého asasína Connora. Tento pirát si svým bojem za slávu už vysloužil úctu legend kalibru Černovouse. Ovšem boj ho vtáhl do mnohem komplikovanějších záležitostí; do prastaré ...

Persuasion (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) - AUSTEN, J.

'She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.' Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has resigned herself to living off her memories. More than seven years earlier she complied with duty: persuaded to view the match as imprudent and improper, she broke off her engagement to a naval captain with neither fortune, ancestry, nor prospects. However, when peacetime arrives and brings the Nav...

Bacchae and Other Plays (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) - Euripidés

Iphigenia among the Taurians Bacchae Iphigenia at Aulis Rhesus The four plays newly translated in this volume are among Euripides' most exciting works. Iphigenia among the Taurians is a story of escape and contrasting Greek and barbarian civilization, set on the Black Sea at the edge of the known world. Bacchae, a profound exploration of the human psyche, deals with the appalling consequences of resistance to Dionysus, god of wine and unfettered emotion. This tragedy, which above all others spe...

The Edwardians - Vita Sackville-West

Autor : Vita Sackville-West, A glittering portrait of fashionable Edwardian high society, seen through the lives of a brother and sister torn between their ties to the past and the lure of the modern era. Exclusive to Vintage Classics.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, The Edwardians, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : neuvedeno

The Art of War - Tzu Sun

This is a fresh, contemporary translation of Sun Tzu's The Art of War for the 21st century. As well as its historical importance, it is one of the most influential political and business books of our era. This edition rediscovers the essential clarity of the ancient masterpiece, cited by generals from a dozen Chinese dynasties, international business leaders, and modern military field manuals. It also contains a full commentary on Sun Tzu, the man and his ideas, contemporary of Confucius and Bu...

Live by Night - Dennis Lehane

Joe Coughlin is nineteen when he meets Emma Gould. A smalltime thief in 1920s Boston, he is told to cuff her while his accomplices raid the casino she works for. But Joe falls in love with Emma - and his life changes for ever. That meeting is the beginning of Joe's journey to becoming one of the nation's most feared and respected gangsters. It is a journey beset by violence, double-crossing, drama and pain. And it is a journey into the soul of prohibition-era America...A powerful, deeply moving...

The Art of War

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. This is a new translation of The Art of War for the 21st century. As well as its historical importance it is one of the most influential political and business books of our era. ...

Live by Night

Dennis Lehane's stunning novel Live By Night is now a major film, produced, directed and starring Ben Affleck - due for release in January 2017 Joe Coughlin is nineteen when he meets Emma Gould. A smalltime thief in 1920s Boston, he is told to cuff her while his accomplices raid the casino she works for. But Joe falls in love with Emma - and his life changes for ever. That meeting is the beginning of Joe's journey to becoming one of the nation's most feared and respected gangsters. It is a jour...