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Douglas Adams - Life, the Universe and Everything
Join Arthur Dent, earthling, "jerk", kneebiter and time-traveler; sexy space cadet Trillian; mad alien Ford Prefect; unflappable Slartibartfast; two-headed, three-armed ex-head Honcho of the Universe Zaphod Beeblebrox... and learn to fly. Is it the end? With Douglas Adams it's always up in the air!
Dai Sijie - Balzac and The Little Chinese Seamstress
An enchanting literary debut—already an international best-seller. At the height of Mao’s infamous Cultural Revolution, two boys are among hundreds of thousands exiled to the countryside for “re-education.” The narrator and his best friend, Luo, guilty of being the sons of doctors, find themselves in a remote village where, among the peasants of Phoenix mountain, they are made to cart buckets of excrement up and down precipitous winding paths. Their meager distractions include a violin—as well as, before long, the beautiful daughter of the local tailor. But it is when the two discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation that their re-education takes its most surprising turn. While ingeniously concealing their forbidden treasure, the boys find transit to worlds they had thought lost forever. And after listening to their dangerously seductive retellings of Balzac, even the Little Seamstress will be forever transformed. From within the hopelessness and terror of one of the darkest passages in human history, Dai Sijie has fashioned a beguiling and unexpected story about the resilience of the human spirit, the wonder of romantic awakening and the magical power of storytelling.
Paige Toon - Five Years From Now
What if you met the right person at the wrong time? Nell and Van meet as children when their parents fall in love, but soon they are forced worlds apart. Five years later, they find each other. Their bond is rekindled and new feelings take hold, but once again they must separate. For the next two decades, fate brings Nell and Van together every five years, as life and circumstance continue to divide them. Will they ever find true happiness? And will it be together? ‘One day, maybe five years from now, you’ll look back and understand why this happened…’
Ismeretlen szerző - Az első 100 szavam angolul
Íme egy szótár, ami nemcsak segít az angoltanulásban, de szórakoztat is. Miután a gyerekek megkeresik a matricák megfelelő helyét, már indulhat is a szavak gyakorlása: szülői segítséggel már óvodások is elkezdhetik. A könyv gyurmafigurás illusztrációkkal készült. Öt éves kortól ajánlott.
Ismeretlen szerző - Good News For Modern Man - Újszövetség
Good News For Modern Man - The New Testament in Today's English Version Újszövetség - Magyar nyelvre fordította a Magyarországi Egyházak Ökumenikus Tanácsának Újszövetségi Bibliafordító Szakbizottsága Kiadja a Magyar Bibliatanács megbízásából a Református Zsinati Iroda Sajtóosztálya Budapest, 1991
Samuel Beckett - Murphy (angol)
_Murphy_, Samuel Beckett's first novel, was published in 1938. Its work-shy eponymous hero, adrift in London, realises that desire can never be satisfied and withdraws from life, in search of stupor. Murphy's lovestruck fiancée Celia tries with tragic pathos to draw him back, but her attempts are doomed to failure. Murphy's friends and familiars are simulacra of Murphy, fragmented and incomplete. But Beckett's achievement lies in the brilliantly original language used to communicate this vision of isolation and misunderstanding. The combination of particularity and absurdity gives Murphy's world its painful definition, but the sheer comic energy of Beckett's prose releases characters and readers alike into exuberance.
Ismeretlen szerző - Csitt! Egy fehér lovat hallok közeledni / Hark! I Hear a White Horse Coming
Hark! I hear a white horse coming Csitt! Egy fehér lovat hallok közeledni - sokáig "ismeretlen szerzőnek" tulajdonítottuk az idézetet, mígnem ráleltünk a forrásra: a harmincas évek nagy sikerű, Lone Ranger (Magányos lovas) című westernhangjáték-sorozatában hangzott el, és bizony a szerző nem poénnak szánta, hanem bakizott. Szerencsére, hiszen ezzel az aprócska abszurdummal egy műfaj hangulatának állított örök emléket, azontúl, hogy megnevettette a rádióhallgatókat. A fehér lovon kívül szerepelnek még a könyvben kutyák, madarak, detektívek, teniszjátékosok, istenek, félistenek és istennők, részegek és józanok, orvosok és betegek, hárpiák, királyok, korrupt politikusok, űrhajósok, ünnepelt sztárok... hát igen, egy idézeteskönyv stábja végeláthatatlan.
P. C. Cast - Kristin Cast - Marked
The House of Night series is set in a world very much like our own, except in 16-year-old Zoey Redbird's world, vampyres have always existed. In this first book in the series, Zoey enters the House of Night, a school where, after having undergone the Change, she will train to become an adult vampire--that is, if she makes it through the Change. Not all of those who are chosen do. It's tough to begin a new life, away from her parents and friends, and on top of that, Zoey finds she is no average fledgling. She has been Marked as special by the vampyre Goddess, Nyx. But she is not the only fledgling at the House of Night with special powers. When she discovers that the leader of the Dark Daughters, the school's most elite club, is misusing her Goddess-given gifts, Zoey must look deep within herself for the courage to embrace her destiny--with a little help from her new vampyre friends.
Robin Cook - Mortal Fear
A harrowing medical nightmare on the cutting edge of genetic research, Mortal Fear goes into the controversial future of modern medicine. At a large Boston clinic, a world-class biologist stumbles upon a miraculous discovery, a major scientific breakthrough. Soon, healthy, middle-aged patients are dying of old age. And the ultimate experiment in terror begins...
George R. R. Martin - A Game of Thrones
In a world where the approaching winter will last four decades, kings and queens, knights and renegades struggle for control of a throne. Some fight with sword and mace, others with magic and poison. Beyond the Wall to the north, meanwhile, the Others are preparing their army of the dead to march south as the warmth of summer drains from the land. After more than a decade devoted primarily to TV and screen work, Martin (The Armageddon Rag, 1983) makes a triumphant return to high fantasy with this extraordinarily rich new novel, the first of a trilogy. Although conventional in form, the book stands out from similar work by Eddings, Brooks and others by virtue of its superbly developed characters, accomplished prose and sheer bloody-mindedness. Although the romance of chivalry is central to the culture of the Seven Kingdoms, and tournaments, derring-do and handsome knights abound, these trappings merely give cover to dangerous men and women who will stop at nothing to achieve their goals. When Lord Stark of Winterfell, an honest man, comes south to act as the King's chief councilor, no amount of heroism or good intentions can keep the realm under control. It is fascinating to watch Martin's characters mature and grow, particularly Stark's children, who stand at the center of the book. Martin's trophy case is already stuffed with major prizes, including Hugos, Nebulas, Locus Awards and a Bram Stoker. He's probably going to have to add another shelf, at least. Major ad/promo.
Lucy Ruggles - Camp Rock - For the Record
Mitchie loved her first session at Camp Rock, but now the second session is underway things are starting to get tough! When a record executive arrives at Camp Rock, Tess is determined to outshine everyone and land the recording deal of a lifetime. Will Mitchie and the other musicians at Camp Rock be able to compete against the force of Tess's ambition? Will Tess resort to underhanded tactics to secure her place in the spotlight?
E. L. James - Fifty Shades of Grey
When literature student Anastasia Steele is drafted to interview the successful young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine, she finds him attractive, enigmatic and intimidating. Convinced their meeting went badly, she tries to put Grey out of her mind – until he happens to turn up at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time. The unworldly, innocent Ana is shocked to realize she wants this man, and when he warns her to keep her distance it only makes her more desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her – but on his own terms. Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success – his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving adoptive family – Grey is man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a passionate, physical and daring affair, Ana learns more about her own dark desires, as well as the Christian Grey hidden away from public scrutiny. Can their relationship transcend physical passion? Will Ana find it in herself to submit to the self-indulgent Master? And if she does, will she still love what she finds? Erotic, amusing, and deeply moving, the Fifty Shades Trilogy is a tale that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you forever.
Katona Lucia - Patthy Miklósné - Sarbu Éva - Angol teszt- és fordítási feladatok közép- és felsőfokon
A könyvet az Idegennyelvi Továbbképző Központ munkatársai állították össze, abból a célból, hogy a vizsgafeladatok megoldásához segítséget nyújtsanak. Valamennyi feladat az új vizsgarendszer normáit követi. Teljesen új ezek közül a felsőfokú feladat (feleletválasztós teszt és tömörítés), amelyhez gyakorló anyag eddig még nem jelent meg. Hasznosnak bizonyult a gyakorlati életben is a tömörítésben megkívánt készség fejlesztése (hosszabb magyar szöveg tartalmi ismertetése angol nyelven). Az 50 lépéses középfokú tesztet mint vizsgafeladatot ugyan nem tekinthetjük újnak, de egy könyvben összefoglalásuk eredeti. Valamennyi tesztfeladatban a felkínált négy választási lehetőség közül egy a jó. A középfokú idegennyelvű írás- és olvasáskészséget tesztelő "B" vizsgán szerepel még egy 500 n terjedelmű magyar szöveg fordítása idegen nyelvre. Ez a szöveg - ellentétben az előző vizsgarendszer különálló mondataival - összefüggő. Szókincse mindennapi, nyelvtani szerkezeteit illetően azonban tartalmasabb egy normál köznyelvi szövegnél. Ehhez, mint a feleletválasztós teszten kívül minden vizsgafeladathoz, szótár használható. A feladatok írója angol mintamegoldást ad valamennyi fordítási feladathoz.
Catherine Alliott - A Married Man
When Lucy Fellowes is offered a dream house in the country she leaps at it. For a widow with two small boys and an uncertain income, this sounds ideal. And this particular rural retreat will bring her closer to Charlie - the only man in four years to make her heart beat faster, and a married man.
E. L. James - Fifty Shades Freed
When unworldly student Ana Steele first encountered the driven, damaged young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued, and ultimately repelled by Christian’s singular sexual tastes, Ana demanded a deeper commitment; determined to keep her, Christian agreed. Now, together, they have more – love, passion, intimacy, and a world of infinite possibilities. But Ana always knew that loving her Fifty Shades would not be easy, and being together poses challenges neither of them ever anticipated. Ana must somehow learn to share Christian’s opulent lifestyle without sacrificing her own integrity, identity or independence; Christian must somehow overcome his compulsion to control, and lay to rest the horrors that blighted his past and haunt his present. Just when it seems that together their love can conquer any obstacle, misfortune, malice and fate combine to make Ana’s worst nightmares come true. Alone and desperate, she must face down the poisoned legacy of Christian’s past. Seductive, shocking, sad and funny, Fifty Shades Freed is the compelling final volume in the Fifty Shades trilogy.
Christopher Monger - Englishman Who Went Up a Hill and Came Down a Mountain
1917. The peace of a remote Welsh village, nestling comfortably in the shadow of what the inhabitants reverently call their 'mountain', is rudely shatterred by the arrival of two English mapmakers who have the temerity to announce that the 'mountain' is merely a 'hill' in geographical terms. It is a difference of only twenty feet - but a greater injustice than the villagers can bear. With smarting pride they band together to keep the mapmakers occupied whilst they set about putting the situation to rights... whatever it takes. Written and directed by Christopher Monger, The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain is a beautifully observed romantic comedy, which proves that mind over matter is still a powerful force for change...
Joy Adamson - Living Free
In the sequel to "Born Free", the story centres on Elsa and her three cubs. The Adamsons help Elsa train her cubs to survive in the wild, where there are dangers from other lions and from poachers. The author has also written a follow-up to this book, "Forever Free".
Joy Adamson - Forever Free
The third volume of a trilogy completes the extraordinary story of a relationship between a Kenya lioness and the author and her husband . Elsa and her cubs fall under sentence of removal from the reserve in which they live, and the Adamsons desperately try to find them a new home. Elsa's untimely death leaves the cubs in need of a protective environment and the Adamsons decide to move them to the Serengeti Park in Tanganyika. The difficulties involved and the solutions found make a gripping end to the third volume of the trilogy
Zoltán Halász - Károly Hemző - Sopron and Environs
Magyarország nyugati szegélyének dombos-völgyes tájait, történelmi városait, kicsiny falvait idézi ez a könyv: Sopront, Kőszeget, Szombathelyt, a "vasi" és őrségi falvakat, ahol az idelátogatókat egy évezredes civilizáció alkotásai, egy máig élő folklór színei mellett az ízek, főzési szokások változatossága is fogadja. Sopronban a poncichterek hagyományos fogásaival ismerkedünk, Szombathelyen a mesteri módon elkészített vadpecsenyéket, az Őrségben a fazekas nyulat és a töltött kappant ízlelgetjük, és mindenütt az ételek ízét kellőképpen aláfestő borokat is persze, a kevéssé ismert helyi boroktól a nevezetes Soproni Kékfrankosig.
Jojo Moyes - Me Before You
Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn't know is she's about to lose her job or that knowing what's coming is what keeps her sane. Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he's going to put a stop to that. What Will doesn't know is that Lou is about to burst into his world in a riot of colour. And neither of them knows they're going to change the other for all time.
Lesley Pearse - Without a Trace
International number one bestselling author Lesley Pearse brings a compelling story of courage, friendship and love in her brand new novel Without a Trace. Coronation Day, 1953. In the Somerset village of Sawbridge, young shopkeeper Molly Heywood slips away from the celebrations to her friend's cottage and makes a shocking discovery: Cassie is dead and her six-year-old daughter Petal has vanished without a trace. In her grief, Molly seeks help from her childhood friend George, now the village policeman, but no one can find Petal. The only clue is a letter from London, where Cassie once lived. Despite George's reluctance and her growing feelings for him, Molly resolves to go to London in the hope of discovering the missing child. Arriving in the big city, Molly quickly learns it's a dangerous place for a country girl on her own. But there's hope too - in the Blitz-ruined East End, she unexpectedly finds friendship with strangers from Cassie's past and, with handsome, mysterious workman Charley, the possibility of something more. However, the closer Molly gets to the truth, the more perilous her journey becomes. She has given up everything - her home, happiness and a chance at love - all to find Petal. But is she also risking her life? From the number one UK bestselling author Lesley Pearse comes Without a Trace, a gripping story of bravery, secrets and love.
Scott H. Fullman - Options
Using a simple-to-follow building block approach, this self-teaching seminar explains the fundamentals of options, then moves on to more complex topics such as index warrants, arbitrage trading, and how to use options when managing a portfolio. Throughout, the guide features case studies, charts, worksheets, and graphic illustrations highlighting the different stages of options strategies, from initial purchase through the use of options to "repair" other investments that have fallen short of projected performance. Scott Fullman is a vice president /options strategist at Cowen&Company.
Charles Dickens - Our Mutual Friend
Paul Scofield, one of Britain's most distinguished actors, reads Our Mutual Friend, Dickens' mysterious murder story. Scofield won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Sir Thomas More in A Man For All Seasons, a role he created on the stage. In the last of Dickens' completed novels, a bitter love triangle, a mysterious inheritance, and power of money motivates, frustrates and activates the characters to a bitter end. Our Mutual Friend is a witty indictment of a society fallen prey to the dawning age of commercialism.
George Eliot - The Mill on the Floss
As Maggie Tulliver approaches adulthood, her spirited temperament brings her into conflict with her family, her community, and her much-loved brother Tom. Still more painfully, she finds her own nature divided between the claims of moral responsibility and her passionate hunger for self-fulfillment. This edition of The Mill on the Floss offers the definitive Clarendon text with a new Introduction which deals with Eliot, Darwinism, and the intellecutal life of the period, as well as providing close textual analysis.
Donna Tartt - The Secret History
This novel is set on a small college campus in Vermont. Dissatisfied with the crass values of their fellow students, a small corps of undergraduates groups itself around a favored professor of classics, who nurtures both their sense of moral elevation and an insularity from conventional college life that ultimately proves fatal. Among Prof. Julian Morrow's followers are Henry Winter, a tall scion of a wealthy St. Louis family, the twins Charles and Camilla Macaulay, both intellectually gifted and eccentric only in their excessive mutual devotion; Francis Abernathy, a dandyish homosexual slowly awakening to his sexuality; and Edmund (Bunny) Corcoran, who becomes the group's victim.
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