- It began as a dark crime story. It was Christmas Eve, and most people celebrated except Madge Oranmore. She and the good doctor Wiseman were planning to kill a daughter-in-law and her young child. That night before Christmas, two children remained on the beach.
- Explore the rich history of cinema like never before - from the golden age of black-and-white films to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi - uncovering the key themes and big ideas behind more than 80 of the world's most celebrated cinematic gems. Beginning with the iconic La Voyage Dans La Lune (1902) and ending with Richard Linklater's ground-breaking Boyhood (2014), The Movie Book chronicles...
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- Arthur Morrison, who was English novelist, short story writer and journalist, wrote pioneering realistic narratives about working-class life in London’s East End. He is also celebrated for his exciting mystery stories, featuring the detective Martin Hewitt, who served as a natural successor to Sherlock Holmes. This comprehensive book presents Morrison’s collection of short stories. The collection includes:...
- Celebrated as one of the most important early female writers of detective fiction, Anna Katherine Green was lauded for her meticulous plotting and attention to detail. In this classic mystery novel, a universally beloved woman Agatha Webb and a household servant are found dead. Would her husband do it for money matters? Or would it be the rich and well-connected Mr. Fredrick, who ran away into the...
- Madame Rosika Storey was one of the most celebrated fictional female private investigators during the Golden Age of the mystery (1920-40). This collection of six stories featuring the woman private detective, glamorous Madame Storey – psychologist and detective! From missing persons to ghastly murder (often in the same case) Madame Storey and her faithful secretary Bella take on the criminal underworld...
- Madame Rosika Storey was one of the most celebrated fictional female private investigators during the Golden Age of the mystery (1920-40). The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection calls her, „a stunningly beautiful young woman who describes herself as ’a practical psychologist – specializing in the feminine.” This one is the best private detective of England, but her stories are international. Her...
- Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There is a novel by Lewis Carroll, the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Set six months later than the earlier book, Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror. Through the Looking-Glass includes such celebrated verses as "Jabberwocky" and "The Walrus and the Carpenter", and the episode involving Tweedledum...
Cena: 12,34 zł
- Villette is Charlotte Bronte’s last novel, published in 1853. After an unspecified family disaster, protagonist Lucy Snowe travels to the fictional city of Villette to teach at an all-girls school where she is unwillingly pulled into both adventure and romance. However, the novel is celebrated not so much for its plot as in its acute tracing of Lucy’s psychology, particularly Bronte’s use of Gothic...
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- Aesop's celebrated collection of fables has always been popular with both adults and children. These simple tales embody truths so powerful, the titles of the individual fables - the fox and the grapes, the dog in the manger, the wolf in sheep's clothing and many others - have entered the languages and idioms of most European tongues. This edition is beautifully illustrated in black and white by the...
Cena: 10,97 zł