- It was known as 'the vast prison without a roof'. From the beginning of the nineteenth century to the Russian Revolution, the tsarist regime exiled more than one million prisoners and their families beyond the Ural Mountains to Siberia. The House of the Dead, brings to life both the brutal realities of an inhuman system and the tragic and inspiring fates of those who endured it. This is the vividly...
Cena: 51,87 zł
- WHAT I SEE, the first book by Brooklyn Beckham, is a series of snapshots of his life. Each chapter tells a different story through pictures by and of Brooklyn, accompanied by captions and passages of text in his own words. Unique, authentic and stylish, WHAT I SEE is a glimpse behind the lens.
Cena: 75,81 zł
- ‘The superb, funny, fascinating story of Lenin’s trans-European rail journey and how it shook the world’ Simon Sebag Montefiore, Evening Standard, Books of the Year ‘Splendid ...a jewel among histories, taking a single episode from the penultimate year of the Great War, illuminating a continent, a revolution and a series of psychologies in a moment of cataclysm and doing it with wit, judgment and an...
Cena: 47,88 zł
- A love triangle involving Mikhail Bulgakov, famed author of The Master and Margarita, an agent of Stalin’s secret police, and the bewitching Margarita has inescapable consequences for all three in 1930s Russia. It is 1933 and Mikhail Bulgakov’s enviable career is on the brink of being dismantled. His friend and mentor, the poet Osip Mandelstam, has been arrested, tortured, and sent into exile. Meanwhile,...
Cena: 58,90 zł
- ‘As enlightening about crime in modern society as any book I have read’ The Times ‘A richly researched, supremely sane discussion of the causes of and ways of preventing crime. From bobbies on the beat (they don’t reduce crime), to the idea that “prison works” (it doesn’t), Gash’s important book may well change your attitude to criminality and the justice system’ Guardian There are two myths about...
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- **A TIMES and INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER** **SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2016** A brother chosen. A brother left behind. And a family where you’d least expect to find one. Leon is nine, and has a perfect baby brother called Jake. They have gone to live with Maureen, who has fuzzy red hair like a halo, and a belly like Father Christmas. But the adults are speaking in low voices, and wearing...
Cena: 35,91 zł
- A deceptively simple adventure into the unknown using only paper, a pencil and a single lineWreck This Journal had a simple premise: destroy the book in all the ways you can imagine.The Line is even simpler: find pencil, start a line.As you move through the pages of Keri Smith's newest book, you'll be asked to let your line meander, explore the book's gutter, and jump around the edges of the pages....
Cena: 33,92 zł
- THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER'The best new narrative of the battle thus far, reflecting his gifts for fluent prose and moving quotations.' Max Hastings, Sunday Times No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front during World War I than the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The tragic loss of life and stoic endurance by troops who walked towards their death is an iconic image...
Cena: 43,89 zł
- Jack Ryan Jr is enjoying some R&R when an attempt is made on his life. He survives, but learns that another attempt is imminent. Jack sets out to find out who wants him dead, and why. Without the resources of The Campus - the elite agency from which he is on a leave-of-absence - but with the help of an investigative journalist, Jack embarks on his own secret campaign to uncover the truth about Rostock,...
Cena: 28,98 zł
- Fast, thrilling, compulsively addictive - The Circle is Dave Eggers timely novel about our obsession with the internet, now available as a Penguin Essential for the first time. When Mae is hired to work for the Circle, the world most powerful internet company, she feels she been given the opportunity of a lifetime. Run out of a sprawling California campus, the Circle links users personal emails, social...
Cena: 28,98 zł