Hmotnosť: 1.96 kg rozmer: 31.9 cm x 27.1 cm
Fitzgerald Scott Francis|
Tender is then night
Penguin Books 1997
Cena: 2.70 €
Jazyk: anglicky ISBN - 0-14-062260-8, (stav A), brož.
|Set on the French Riviera in the late 1920s, Tender Is the Night is the tragic romance of the young actress Rosemary Hoyt and the stylish American couple Dick and Nicole Diver. A brilliant young psychiatrist at the time of his marriage, Dick is both husband and doctor to Nicole, whose wealth goads him into a lifestyle not his own, and whose growing strength highlights Dick s harrowing demise. A profound study of the romantic concept of character, Tender Is the Night is lyrical, expansive, and hauntingly evocative.|
Hmotnosť: 0.234 kg rozmer: 19.3 cm x 11.5 cm
Hmotnosť: 0.118 kg rozmer: 19.7 cm x 12.8 cm
Flavin Christopher - Dunn Seth|
Rising Sun, Gathering Winds: Policies to Stabilize the Climate and Strengthen Economies
Worldwatch Paper 1997
Cena: 1.20 €
Jazyk: anglicky (stav A), brož.
|The climate change debate is undergoing a seismic shift--beyond a paralyzing preoccupation with the cost of addressing the problem, and toward an active awareness that bold steps to stabilize the climate could create some of the largest economic opportunities of the twenty-first century. Quantum leaps in technologies for improving energy efficiency and harnessing the energy of sunlight, wind, and plant matter have made it possible to reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically while raising income levels, lowering energy bills, and creating new jobs. The test for policymakers is to tap this growing potential with a rich mix of tools. This paper reveals that a surprisingly modest combination of measures employed by several national governments in recent years--reducing fuel subsidies, setting energy efficiency standards, forging industry covenants, providing incentives for renewable energy--can simultaneously slow climate change and spur economic development. The authors compare the climate policies enacted by 10 industrial countries, ranking them by their relative strength. They show that effective measures have been pioneered in industrial and developing nations alike, providing important lessons for all countries as they embark upon an era of vigorous policy innovation. The same human ingenuity that created the climate problem is now urgently needed to solve it. By collectively rising to this challenge, and gathering the political will to move aggressively, we can avoid serious climate disruption and increase economic prosperity as well.|
Hmotnosť: 0.13 kg rozmer: 21.1 cm x 13.7 cm
Hmotnosť: 2.265 kg rozmer: 32.4 cm x 27.1 cm
Hmotnosť: 0.468 kg rozmer: 24.4 cm x 16.3 cm
Hmotnosť: 0.384 kg rozmer: 19.8 cm x 12 cm
Hmotnosť: 0.19 kg rozmer: 19.2 cm x 13.1 cm
Hmotnosť: 1.965 kg rozmer: 34.2 cm x 26.6 cm
Corgi books 1989
Cena: 2.25 €
Jazyk: anglicky ISBN - 0-552-13475-9, (stav A), brož.
|Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States. Only one man--Forsyth s most unforgettable hero yet--can prevent the plan from succeeding. His name is Quinn. He is the Negotiator.President Cormack is bent on a signing a sweeping U.S.-Soviet disarmament treaty, and the master conspirator is determined to stop him. The kidnapping of a young man on a country road in Oxfordshire is but the first brutal step in the explosive plot engineer the president s destruction. Enter Quinn. Quinn plays the kidnappers like a master musician. . . until, in a shocking tumabout, he discovers that ransom was not their objection after all--and that he has been lured into a cunningly woven web. Now he must draw upon his deepest strengths--to save not only the victim but the entire free world.|
Hmotnosť: 0.266 kg rozmer: 19.3 cm x 11.5 cm
Hmotnosť: 0.276 kg rozmer: 23.1 cm x 15.4 cm
Penguin Books 2011
Cena: 2.99 €
Jazyk: anglicky ISBN - 978-0-241-95015-9, (stav A), brož.
|This extraordinary memoir is an unprecedented glimpse into the psyche of a young girl in free fall and conveys to readers - including parents and survivors of abuse - just how completely a pedophile enchants his victim and binds her to him.|
One summer day, Margaux Fragoso meets Peter Curran at the neighborhood swimming pool, and they begin to play. She is seven, he is fifty-one. When Peter invites her and her mother to his house, the little girl finds a child s paradise of exotic pets and an elaborate backyard garden. Her mother, beset by mental illness and overwhelmed by caring for Margaux, is grateful for the attention Peter lavishes on her, and he creates an imaginative universe for her, much as Lewis Carroll did for his real-life Alice.
In time, he insidiously takes on the role of Margaux s playmate, father, and lover. Charming and manipulative, Peter burrows into every aspect of Margaux s life and transforms her from a child fizzing with imagination and affection into a brainwashed young woman on the verge of suicide. But when she is twenty-two, it is Peter - ill, and wracked with guilt - who kills himself, at the age of sixty-six.
Told with lyricism, depth, and mesmerizing clarity, Tiger, Tiger vividly illustrates the healing power of memory and disclosure. This extraordinary memoir is an unprecedented glimpse into the psyche of a young girl in free fall and conveys to readers - including parents and survivors of abuse - just how completely a pedophile enchants his victim and binds her to him.
Hmotnosť: 0.252 kg rozmer: 20.2 cm x 13.2 cm
Pan Books 1991
Cena: 1.19 €
Jazyk: anglicky (stav A), brož.
|Daniel Roke, Australian who established a stud farm to raise orphaned siblings, accepts undercover stable lad job from the Earl of October, investigating steeplechase doping in England. At least ten horses win adrenalin-high stimulated, but regular lab tests show nothing. Gorgeous October daughters distract, detract, and fatally endanger. Tension builds into an explosive fight to the death.|
Hmotnosť: 0.122 kg rozmer: 17.6 cm x 11.1 cm
Hmotnosť: 0.054 kg rozmer: 19.1 cm x 12.6 cm
Frankl E. Viktor|
Mans Search for Meaning
Pocket Books 1963
Cena: 1.80 €
Jazyk: anglicky ISBN - 0-671-82637-9, (stav A), brož.
|A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn t) with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest - and who offered proof that everything can be taken away from us except the ability to choose our attitude in any given set of circumstances. The sort of person the concentration camp prisoner became was the result of an inner decision and not of camp influences alone. Only those who allowed their inner hold on their moral and spiritual selves to subside eventually fell victim to the camp s degenerating influence - while those who made a victory of those experiences turned them into an inner triumph. Frankl came to believe man s deepest desire is to search for meaning and purpose. This outstanding work offers us all a way to transcend suffering and find significance in the art of living.|
Hmotnosť: 0.134 kg rozmer: 17.7 cm x 10.6 cm
Killing me Softly
Penguin Books 2008
Cena: 2.60 €
Jazyk: anglicky ISBN - 978-0-141-03419-5, (stav A), brož.
|Following the success of The Memory Game, Killing Me Softly is Nicci French s third novel--a genuinely compelling, often compulsive, study of love and violence. French is prepared to risk romantic fantasy: the chance encounter with a beautiful man in the street:--"He was wearing black jeans and a black leather jacket, and then I looked up at his face"- -who draws Alice, the narrator, away from her lover and her life. " ‘Please ," he said then, still not taking his eyes off my face. ‘Will you come with me? " Adam Tallis is a hero: a sexual hero, certainly, but also a man--a climber--who has saved lives. Or has he? Told in continuous flashback, we know from the start of this novel that something has gone wrong, but what, why and who will remain in question. Adam is a seducer--a dangerous one--and French uses him to explore the devastation of requited love (what happens to a modern woman if she does marry an ideal?). But just how dangerous he is, who is threatened most by this passion, is part of the puzzle and intelligence of this book, right up to, and beyond, its remarkable conclusion.-- Vicky Lebeau --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.|
Hmotnosť: 0.25 kg rozmer: 19.7 cm x 12.7 cm
Hmotnosť: 0.518 kg rozmer: 24 cm x 16.4 cm
Hmotnosť: 0.278 kg rozmer: 20 cm x 13.1 cm
Michael Joseph, London 1956
Cena: 1.25 €
Jazyk: anglicky (stav A), viaz.
|This is the story of a young boy called Peter, who is knocked down by a car. To his considerable astonishment, when he recovers, he is not a young boy, but a cat!|
Fortunately, he meets Jennie, a cat who had been abandoned by her family when they moved away, who educates him in the wiles of the feline world. Will he stay a cat with Jennie, or return to being a human boy?
Hmotnosť: 0.292 kg rozmer: 19.5 cm x 14.2 cm
Hmotnosť: 0.666 kg rozmer: 26.8 cm x 19.8 cm