Голодные игры вспыхнет пламя
Вопреки всему, Китнисс и Питу удается выжить в безжалостных Голодных Играх. Однако дерзкая выходка с ядовитыми ягодами, позволившая им обоим вернуться домой, не проходит бесследно. Ведь если одна простая девочка может бросить вызов Капитолию, чтобы защитить своих любимых, и уйти невредимой… Что мешает остальным сделать то же самое? Текст произведения снабжен грамматическим комментарием и словарем, в который вошли все слова,.
Вопреки всему, Китнисс и Питу удается выжить в безжалостных Голодных Играх. Однако дерзкая выходка с ядовитыми ягодами, позволившая им обоим вернуться домой, не проходит бесследно.
Ведь если одна простая девочка может бросить вызов Капитолию, чтобы защитить своих любимых, и уйти невредимой… Что мешает остальным сделать то же самое? Для удобства читателя текст сопровождается комментариями и кратким словарем. Предназначатся для.
Сумев выжить на безжалостных Голодных играх, Китнисс Эвердин и Пит Мелларк, герои фильма Голодные игры. И вспыхнет пламя, возвращаются домой.
Вопреки всему, Китнисс и Питу удается выжить в безжалостных Голодных Играх. Однако дерзкая выходка с ядовитыми ягодами, позволившая им обоим вернуться домой, не проходит бесследно. Ведь если одна простая девочка может бросить вызов Капитолию, чтобы защитить своих любимых, и уйти невредимой… Что мешает остальным сделать то же самое? Текст произведения снабжен грамматическим комментарием и словарем, в который вошли ВСЕ слова,.
Эти парень и девушка знакомы с детства и еще могут полюбить друг друга, но им придется стать врагами. По жребию они должны участвовать в страшных Голодных играх, где побеждает только один – таков закон, который не нарушался еще никогда… Китнисс и Пит выжили – заставили признать победителями их обоих.
Но многие из тех, кому не нравится победа, считают парня и девушку опасными. У этих людей хватает силы и власти, чтобы с легкостью.
В сборник Голодные игры / Голодные игры: И вспыхнет пламя / Голодные игры: Сойка-пересмешница. Часть первая входят три части из серии фильмов от студии Lionsgate.
Эти парень и девушка знакомы с детства и еще могут полюбить друг друга, но им придется стать врагами. По жребию они должны участвовать в страшных Голодных играх, где побеждает только один - таков закон, который не нарушался еще никогда… Китнисс и Пит..
Эти парень и девушка знакомы с детства и еще могут полюбить друг друга, но им придется стать врагами. По жребию они должны участвовать в страшных Голодных играх, где побеждает только один - таков закон, который не нарушался еще никогда… Китнисс и Пит выжили - заставили признать победителями их обоих.
Но многие из тех, кому не нравится победа, считают парня и девушку опасными. У этих людей хватает силы и власти, чтобы с легкостью убить и.
Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. .
Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков. Учись английскому у Джеймса Джойса! .
Неадаптированное издание на английском языке. .
After Shell\'s mother dies, her obsessively religious father descends into alcoholic mourning and Shell is left to care for her younger brother and sister. Her only release from the harshness of everyday life comes from her budding spiritual friendship with a naive young priest, and most importantly, her developing relationship with childhood friend, Declan, charming, eloquent and persuasive. But when Declan suddenly leaves Ireland to seek his fortune in America, Shell finds herself pregnant and the centre of a scandal that rocks the small community in which she lives, with repercussions across the whole country. The lives of those immediately around her will never be the same again.
One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating\'s christening party uninvited. Before evening falls, he has kissed Franny\'s mother, Beverly-thus setting in motion the dissolution of their marriages and the joining of two families.
Spanning five decades, Commonwealth explores how this chance encounter reverberates through the lives of the four parents and six children involved. Spending summers together in Virginia, the Keating and Cousins children forge a lasting bond that is based on a shared disillusionment with their parents and the strange and genuine affection that grows up between them.
When, in her twenties, Franny begins an affair with the legendary author Leon Posen and tells him about her family, the story of her siblings is no longer hers to.
Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep? Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love - all forgotten overnight. And the one person you trust may only be telling you half the story.
From New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh come two classic tales of Regency-era romance, where scandalous liaisons kindle passions too powerful to conceal. MORE THAN A MISTRESS Hired to serve as nursemaid to the wounded Duke of Tresham, Jane Ingleby tries to pretend it’s strictly a business arrangement.
Surely there could be nothing more perilous than being the lover of such a man. Yet when she gets past his devilish facade and sees the noble heart within, she knows the greatest jeopardy of all - a passion that drives her to risk everything on one perfect month with an improper gentleman who thinks that love is for fools.
NO MAN’S MISTRESS Lord Ferdinand Dudley is accustomed to getting what he wants - until he tries to claim his rightful estate from the bewitching Lady.
The words on the envelope he has found are written in Kath\'s hand, but Glyn ignores his wife\'s instruction and breaks the seal. His life unwinds. For he finds a photograph showing Kath holding hands with another man. Unable to forget this long-ago act of betrayal he recklessly excavates the past, seeking out who knew what, tearing apart other lives as he tries to dig up the roots of his wife\'s infidelity. But what is the truth about Kath? What is the truth about their love? And can it survive this?
Turn REPLICA one way and read Lyra\'s story; turn the book over and upside down and read Gemma\'s story!Lyra\'s story begins in the Haven Institute, a building tucked away on a private island off the coast of Florida that from a distance looks serene and even beautiful. But up close the locked doors, military guards, and biohazard suits tell a different story.
In truth, Haven is a clandestine research facility where thousands of replicas, or human models, are born, raised, and observed. When a surprise attack is launched on Haven, two of its young experimental subjects - Lyra, aka number 24, and the boy known only as 72 - manage to escape.
Gemma has been in and out of hospitals for as long as she can remember. A lonely teen, her life is circumscribed by home, school, and her best friend,.
Tom Hope is broken. Ever since his wife Laura died he hasn\'t been the same man, and definitely not the same father.
Luckily for Tom his mother-in-law Linda is around to pick up the pieces and look after his two struggling daughters, Evie and Lola. But Tom getting arrested on the first anniversary of his wife\'s death is the last straw for Linda.
In a last bid attempt to make Tom reconnect with his daughters she takes drastic action and leaves for Australia. With two fast-maturing daughters Tom has to learn how to accept his responsibilities and navigate the newly dicovered world of single fatherhood - starting immediately.
Amidst abandoned houses and closed schools, ten-year-old Finn and his sister Cora while away their nights counting the few remaining fishing boats on the coast. Meanwhile Finn\'s music teacher, Mrs Callaghan, shares stories about his family, the island\'s ancient melodies, and its myths of mermaids and magic snakes. Then it\'s Cora\'s turn to vanish. Realising that he could lose his family as well as his home, Finn sets out to rescue his sister and bring life back to the barren waters.
Can a broken town survive a second tragedy?By the time the last goal is scored, someone in Beartown will be dead . .
Us Against You is the story of two towns, two teams and what it means to believe in something bigger than yourself. It\'s about how people come together - sometimes in anger, often in sorrow, but also through love.
And how, when we stand together, we can bring a town back to life.
Hattie, living in Paris, has just been dumped by her boyfriend when she receives a phone call from her eleven-year-old niece, Thebes. Hattie\'s sister Min is having a particularly dark episode and Thebes asks Hattie to come and look after her and her brother Logan.
When Hattie arrives back in Canada, and realises that she is out of her depth, she hatches a plan to find the children\'s long-lost father. With only the most tenuous lead, she piles Logan and Thebes into the family van and heads south.
Hilarious and heart-rending, The Flying Troutmans tells the story of a fractured family on the verge of spinning off its axles and a road trip that might just keep them together. .
A 3am phone call is never good news.Private investigator Roxane Weary receives a panicked call from her brother, Andrew: his one-time fling, Addison, who turned up at his apartment the night before drunk, bloodied and hysterical, has gone missing.
As police suspicion quickly falls on her brother, Roxane knows she is the only person who believes him, she just has to figure out what happened.Through tracking Addison\'s digital footprint she goes deeper and deeper into the events preceding her disappearance.
But, as Roxane struggles to distinguish the truth from the stories people tell about themselves online, the case takes another dramatic turn. .
In the inhospitable Black Swamp of Ohio, the Goodenough family are barely scratching out a living. Life there is harsh, tempered only by the apples they grow for eating and for the cider that dulls their pain.
Hot-headed Sadie and buttoned-up James are a poor match, and Robert and his sister Martha can only watch helplessly as their parents tear each other apart. One particularly vicious fight sends Robert out alone across America, far from his sister, to seek his fortune among the mighty redwoods and sequoias of Gold Rush California.
But even across a continent, jhe can feel the pull of family loyalties.
LONGLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE.SHORTLISTED FOR IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD.
In 1979 Bridget Doyle has one goal left in life: for her family to produce the very first Irish pope. Fired up by John Paul II’s appearance in Phoenix Park, she sprinkles Papal-blessed holy water on the marital bed of her son and daughter-in-law, and leaves them to get on with things.
But nine months later her daughter-in-law dies in childbirth and Granny Doyle is left bringing up four grandchildren: five-year-old Peg, and baby triplets Damien, Rosie and John Paul.Thirty years later, it seems unlikely any of Granny Doyle’s grandchildren are going to fulfil her hopes.
Damien is trying to work up the courage to tell her that he’s gay. Rosie is a dreamy blue-haired rebel who wants to save the planet.
Beginner.Recently widowed Pival Sengupta has never travelled alone before and her first trip to this strange country masks a secret agenda: to find out the truth about her long-estranged son.
Intermediate.Satya, her guileless and resourceful tour guide, has been in America for less than a year – and has never actually left the five boroughs of New York.
Advanced.An aspiring/failing actress, Rebecca signed up for the role of Pival’s modesty companion; it might not be her big break but surely it’ll break her out of the rut she’s stuck in.
As their preconceptions about each other and about America are challenged, with a little beginner’s luck, these unlikely companions might learn how to live again.A big-hearted, hilarious tale of forgiveness, hope, and acceptance, reminding us that.
When Vee is picked to be a player in NERVE, an anonymous game of dares broadcast live online, she discovers that the game knows her. They tempt her with prizes taken from her ThisIsMe page and team her up with the perfect boy, sizzling-hot Ian.
At first it\'s exhilarating--Vee and Ian\'s fans cheer them on to riskier dares with higher stakes. But the game takes a twisted turn when they\'re directed to a secret location with five other players for the Grand Prize round.
Suddenly they\'re playing all or nothing, with their lives on the line. Just how far will Vee go before she loses NERVE.
The sunlit rails gleamed like dark mercury, arteries branching out silver from the switch points; the old telegraph poles were shaggy with kudzu and Virginia creeper and, above them, rose the water tower, its surface all washed out by the sun. Harriet, cautiously, stepped towards it in the weedy clearing. Around and around it she walked, around the rusted metal legs.
It is September 1940 and Evelyn Murdoch, a translator from the Postal Censorship department, is uprooted from her home in wartime Woking and transferred to Hollywood. She is to assist a mysterious British agent in his attempts to outwit the Los Angeles German delegation and boost the British propaganda war effort.
The unhappy young widow is supplied with a new Californian wardrobe, a Bel Air bungalow and her own desk in the writers\' block of Miracle Studios.At first bewildered by the glamorous excesses of this strange new world, she is gradually seduced by the sunlight, orange groves and clever, fast-talking men.
But, just as she begins to blossom, her new technicolor ending threatens to slip from her grasp.
SHORTLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE 2019.SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2019.
Waterloo Bridge, London. Two strangers collide.
Attila, a Ghanaian psychiatrist, and Jean, an American studying the habits of urban foxes. From this chance encounter in the midst of the rush of a great city, numerous moments of connections span out and interweave, bringing disparate lives together.
Attila has arrived in London with two tasks: to deliver a keynote speech on trauma and to check up on the daughter of friends, his \'niece\', Ama, who hasn\'t called home in a while. It soon emerges that she has been swept up in an immigration crackdown - and now her young son Tano is missing.
When, by chance, Attila bumps into Jean again, she joins him in his search for Tano, mobilizing into action the network.
A heartbreaking and timely novel about courage, yearning, the cost of holding onto the past - and the price of letting it go. Polly and Frank are young and in love, a lifetime together before them.
But one evening in 1980, as the Texas sun sets over their shoulders, the world is suddenly pulled apart by a deadly virus. Within months, Frank is dying.
Polly can save him, but only if she agrees to a radical plan: to time travel to 1993 for a corporation who can fund his life-saving treatment. She can only go forward, she cannot go back.
And she must leave everything she loves behind, including Frank. All they have is the promise of a future together: they will find each other again in twelve years\' time, in Galveston, Texas, where the sea begins.
But when something goes wrong and Polly.
The Museum of Innocence - set in Istanbul between 1975 and today - tells the story of Kemal, the son of one of Istanbul`s richest families, and of his obsessive love for a poor and distant relation, the beautiful Fusun, who is a shop-girl in a small boutique. The novel depicts a panoramic view of life in Istanbul as it chronicles this long, obsessive, love affair between Kemal and Fusun; and Pamuk beautifully captures the identity crisis esperienced by Istanbul`s upper classes who find themselves caught between traditional and westernised ways of being.
Patrick Suskind\'s Perfume is a classic novel of death and sensuality in Paris, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. In eighteenth-century France there lived a man who was one of the most gifted and abominable personages in an era that knew no lack of gifted and abominable personages.
His name was Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, and if his name has been forgotten today, it is certainly not because Grenouille fell short of those more famous blackguards when it came to arrogance, misanthropy, immorality, or, more succinctly, wickedness, but because his gifts and his sole ambition were restricted to a domain that leaves no traces in history: to the fleeting realm of scent.
. An astonishing tour de force both in concept and execution.
(Guardian). A fantastic tale of murder and.
If you came across an absolutely remarkable thing at 3 a.m.
in New York City, would you walk away . .
. or do the one thing that would change your life forever?The Carls just appeared.
Coming home from work at three a.m.
, twenty-three-year-old April May stumbles across a giant sculpture. Delighted by its appearance and craftsmanship - like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a suit of samurai armour - April and her friend Andy make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube.
The next day April wakes up to a viral video and a new life. News quickly spreads that there are Carls in dozens of cities around the world, and April, as their first documentarian, finds herself at the centre of an intense international media spotlight.
Now April has to deal with the pressure on her relationships,.
Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for sixty years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife.
Both have a strong sense of right and wrong.This is what their son, Joe O\'Loughlin, has always believed.
But when Joe is summoned to the hospital with news that his father has been brutally attacked, his world is turned upside down. Who is the strange woman crying at William\'s bedside, covered in his blood - a friend, a mistress, a fantasist or a killer?Against the advice of the police, Joe launches his own investigation.
As he learns more, he discovers sides to his father he never knew - and is forcibly reminded that the truth comes at a price.
Conjured from a wickedly imaginative pen, here is a new collection of short stories that showcases Joanne Harris\'s exceptional storytelling art. Sensuous, wicked, mischievous, uproarious and wry, here are tales that combine the everyday with the unexpected; wild fantasy with bittersweet reality.From the house where it is Christmas all year round, to a ghost who lives on a Twitter timeline; from the Congo where a young girl braves the raging rapids to earn a crust of bread, to Norse gods battling for survival in Manhattan; and a newborn baby created with sugar, spice and lashings of cake, these stories will ensnare and delight you with their variety and inventiveness.
Ryuosuke Akutagawa was one of Japan\'s great writers. He lived through Japan\'s turbulent Taisho period, including the devastating 1923 earthquake, only to take his own life at the age of just thirty-five in 1927.Inpsired by Akutagawa\'s stories, essays and letters, David Peace has fashioned an extraordinary novel of tales. An intense, passionate, haunting paean to one writer, it also thrillingly explores the act of writing itself, and the role of the artist, both in public and private life, in times which darkly mirror our own.
This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God\'s elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides to leave the church, her home and her family, for the young woman she loves. Innovative, punchy and tender, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a few days ride into the bizarre outposts of religious excess and human obsession.
When Eva and Adam fall into bed one Friday night, tired and happy after drinks with friends, they have their whole lives ahead of them. But their story ends on page twelve. That\'s no reason to stop reading though, because How I Lose You is a story told backwards – and it\'s all the more warm, tender and moving because we know it is going to be interrupted. It’s a story Eva thought she knew – but as you and she will discover, it’s not just the ending of the story that she got wrong.
First published in 1979, Sleepless Nights is a unique collage of fiction and memoir, letters and essays, portraits and dreams. It is more than the story of a life: it is Elizabeth Hardwick\'s experience of womanhood in the twentieth century.
Escaping her childhood home of Kentucky, the narrator arrives at a bohemian hotel in Manhattan filled with \'drunks, actors, gamblers .
. love and alcohol and clothes on the floor.
\' Here begin the erotic affairs and dinner parties, the abortions and heartbreaks, the friendships and \'people I have buried\'. Here are luminous sketches of characters she has met that illuminate the era\'s racism, sexism, and poverty.
Above all, here is prose blurring into poetry, language to lose - and perhaps to find - yourself in. .
Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration from Elizabeth Gilbert. Now, this beloved author digs deep into her own life to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she ponders the mysterious nature of inspiration, asking us to embrace our curiosity, tackle what we most love and face down what we most fear. Whether we are looking to create art, address challenges in our work, give ourselves permission to embark on a dream long deferred, or simply to infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy.
From one of the best-loved comic writers in fantasy fiction comes another absurdly witty science fiction title - perfect for fans of Douglas Adams or Terry Pratchett .
WHAT IF YOUR LIFE HAD AN \'UNDO\' BUTTON?Arlo Knott develops the mysterious ability to reverse his last action. It makes him able to experience anything, to charm any woman and impress any friend.
His is a life free of mistakes, a life without regret.But second chances aren\'t all they\'re cracked up to be.
As wonderful as his new life is, a mistake in Arlo\'s traumatic childhood still haunts him and the temptation to undo, undo and keep undoing could be too much to resist. .
We all want different things. Francie wants to be the perfect mother.
Nell wants to escape the past. Collette wants to spend more time with her family.
All Winnie wants is to have her baby back.When Nell suggests a night out in Brooklyn to her new mums\' club, the others jump at the chance.
But the evening takes a tragic turn when Winnie learns that her six-week-old son Midas has been kidnapped.As the investigation hits a dead end, Nell, Collette and Francie make it their mission to succeed where the police are failing.
But as Winnie and those around her come under scrutiny from the media, damaging secrets come to light and friendships are pushed to the limit.Because people will do almost anything to protect the ones they love.
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel\'s story is about to be completely rewritten.
Lorna Martin\'s life is in chaos and she needs to make some big changes. After all, there must be a reason she keeps chasing after the wrong men, making toe-curling blunders at work and generally failing to keep her life on track. Egged on by her friends, she signs up for the talking cure: a year of therapy with the frosty Dr J.
Patrick Melrose Volume 2 contains the final two novels in Edward St Aubyns semi-autobiographical series, filmed for Sky Atlantic and starring Benedict Cumberbatch as aristocratic Patrick.The once illustrious, once wealthy Melroses are in peril, and Patrick Melrose, now a husband and father, is trying to gather together the pieces of his life.
Caught up in the turmoil of broken promises, assisted suicide, adultery and – most tender and terrifying of all – fatherhood, Patrick is still a long way from salvation, but even as the family struggles against the pull of its dark past, a new generation promises new light, new hope and – perhaps – the promise of a brighter future.Deeply moving, hilarious and heartbreaking, Patrick Melrose Volume 2 contains the final two novels in the Patrick.
If a country wants to remain economically vibrant, it needs to manufacture things. In recent years, however, many nations have become obsessed with making money out of selling services, leaving the real business of manufacturing to others.
Makers is about how all that is being reversed. Over the past ten years, the internet has democratised publishing, broadcasting and communications, leading to a massive increase in the range of participation in everything digital - the world of bits.
Now the same is happening to manufacturing - the world of things.Chris Anderson, bestselling author of The Long Tail, explains how this is happening: how such technologies as 3D printing and electronics assembly are becoming available to everybody, and how people are building successful businesses as a.
Late Essays gathers together J.M.
Coetzee’s literary essays from 2006 to 2017. The subjects covered in this stunning collection range from Daniel Defoe in the early eighteenth century to Coetzee’s contemporary Philip Roth.
Coetzee has had a long-standing interest in German literature and here he engages with the work of Goethe, Holderlin, Kleist and Walser. There are four fascinating essays on fellow Nobel laureate Samuel Beckett and he looks at the work of three Australian writers: Patrick White, Les Murray and Gerald Murnane.
There are essays too on Tolstoy’s great novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich, on Flaubert’s masterpiece Madame Bovary, and on the Argentine modernist Antonio Di Benedetto.
Plenty of books offer useful advice on how to get better at making quick-thinking, intuitive choices. But what about more consequential decisions, the ones that affect our lives for years, or centuries, to come? Our most powerful stories revolve around these kinds of decisions: where to live, whom to marry, what to believe, whether to start a company, how to end a war.
Full of the beautifully crafted storytelling and novel insights that Steven Johnson\'s fans know to expect, Farsighted draws lessons from cognitive science, social psychology, military strategy, environmental planning, and great works of literature. Everyone thinks we are living in an age of short attention spans, but we\'ve actually learned a lot about making long-term decisions over the past few decades.
Johnson makes a.
When author Martin Windrow met the tawny owlet that he christened Mumble, it was love at first sight. Raising her from a fledgling, through adolescence and into her prime years, Windrow recorded every detail of their time living together (secretly) in a south London tower block, and later in a Sussex village.
\'Since Bob has appeared, I\'ve made huge strides in my life. For more than a decade I was a homeless drug addict.
I was lost to the world and had forgotten what was important in life. Now I\'ve got myself back on my two feet, but as I put the past behind me, I\'m still stepping unsteadily into the future.
I still need help in the right direction. Bob is always there to offer guidance and friendship.
\'James and his street cat Bob have been on a remarkable journey together. In the years since their story ended in the bestselling A STREET CAT NAMED BOB James, with Bob\'s help, has begun to find his way back to the real world.
Almost every day, Bob provides moments of intelligence, bravery and humour, at the same time opening his human friend\'s eyes to important truths about friendship,.
When Diana\'s mother dies, she impulsively invites estranged half-sister Valerie and her nine-year-old son to stay at her grand country home. On the night of the funeral, fueled by wine and years of resentment, the sisters argue and a terrible accident occurs.The foundations of a well-ordered life begin to crack and the lies begin to surface, one dangerous secret after another.
It is 2017 – the time of Trump, Brexit and fake news. And time for the return of Steven Stelfox, exactly twenty years on from his Britpop heyday.
Now forty-seven and rich beyond the dreams of avarice, Stelfox works only occasionally as a music industry ‘consultant’. A fixer.
A problem solver. He’s had a call from his old friend James Trellick, now president of Unigram, one of the largest record companies in America.
Trellick has a huge headache on his hands in the shape of.
. Lucius Du Pre.
The biggest pop star on earth. Well, once the biggest pop star on earth.
Now he’s a helpless junkie and a prolific, unrepentant sexual predator. Through a programme of debt restructuring so complex even Trellick can barely understand it, Du Pre is massively in hock to the record company.
When Helen offers her spare room to her old friend Nicola, she has little idea of what lies ahead. Nicola has cancer and, sceptical of the medical establishment, is in the city for a course of alternative treatment.
She is determined to deal with her illness in her own way, regardless of the advice that Helen can offer. In the weeks that follow, Nicola\'s fight against cancer will turn not only her own life upside down but the lives of everyone around her.
Told with humour and honesty, this unforgettable novel charts a friendship as it is tested in the face of death.
Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there\'s a hundred thousand dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett\'s son, Davis.
Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.
In his long-awaited return, John Green, the acclaimed, award-winning author of Looking for Alaska and The Fault in Our Stars, shares Aza\'s story with shattering, unflinching clarity in this brilliant novel of love, resilience, and the power of lifelong friendship.
As the bombs rain down in the Second World War, one young girl is evacuated to the English countryside. Struggling to make sense of her new wartime life, she is given a copy of a book of ancient Norse myths and her inner and outer worlds are transformed.Linguistically stunning and imaginatively abundant, Byatt\'s mesmerising tale - inspired by the myth of Ragnarok -is a landmark piece of storytelling from one of the world\'s truly great writers.The Myths series brings together some of the world\'s finest writers, each of whom has retold a myth in a contemporary and memorable way
Hope Anderson is at a crossroads. After six years with her boyfriend, she is no longer sure what she wants, and when her father becomes ill she heads to her family\'s cottage at Sunset Beach in North Carolina to make some difficult decisions.
Tru Walls has been summoned across an ocean from where he was born and raised in Zimbabwe by a letter from a man claiming to be his father. In journeying to Sunset Beach, Tru hopes to unravel the mystery surrounding his mother\'s life, but the letter will lead him in an unexpected direction.
When these two strangers\' paths cross, their chance encounter sets in motion a heart-breaking story - one that will transcend decades, continents and the workings of fate.
A number of disparate lives converge at a remote seaside inn: a lovelorn professor, a renowned painter, an inscrutable seductress - and a beautiful young girl, fatally ill, brought to the sea by a desperate father\'s last hope. An intricate web of destinies and associations begins to reveal itself, but it is not until the arrival of a mysterious sailor called Adams that the truth in all its dreamlike beauty and cruelty becomes clear. Alternately playful and profoundly serious, Baricco\'s novel surges with the hypnotic power of the ocean sea.
The classic story of The Runaway Pancake retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. Accompanied by clear and delightful illustrations. Attractive hardback book with ribbon marker.
Lisbeth Salander\'s mentor and protector Holger Palmgren is dead, and she has been gone from Stockholm since his funeral. All summer, Mikael Blomkvist has been plagued by the fear that Salander\'s enemies will come after her.
He should, perhaps, be more concerned for himself.In the pocket of an unidentified homeless man, who died with the name of a Swedish government minister on his lips, the police find a list of telephone numbers.
Among them, the contact for Millennium magazine and the investigative journalist Mikael Blomkvist. Following the scorched trail of her twin sister Camilla to Moscow, Salander nevertheless continues to watch over her old friend.
Soon Blomkvist will need her help. But first, she has an old score to settle; and fresh outrage to avenge.
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