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    Autor: Louisa May Alcott

    Little Women

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 1. mája 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Na sklade
    Bežná cena: 10,95 €
    Vaša cena: 10,62 
    The four March sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy - live in financial hardship in New England with their mother, while their father has been drafted to fight in the Civil War. The girls embark on a series of adventures and endure a number of unexpected misfortunes - experiences that allow their personalities to emerge: Meg sensible and outgoing, Jo literary … Zobraziť viac info ►
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    Autor: Oscar Wilde

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 8. augusta 2019
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 7 dní
    Bežná cena: 8,95 €
    Vaša cena: 8,68 
    Dorian Gray is having his picture painted by Basil Hallward, who is charmed by his looks. But when Sir Henry Wotton visits and seduces Dorian into the worship of youthful beauty with an intoxicating speech, Dorian makes a wish he will live to regret: that all the marks of age will now be reflected in the portrait rather than on Dorian's own face. The stage … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Dante Alighieri

    Inferno

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 11. apríla 2019
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 7,50 €
    Vaša cena: 7,13 
    Dante's dramatic journey through the circles of hell in search of redemption - and his encounter with devils, monsters and the souls of some of the greatest sinners who ever walked on earth - is one of the cornerstones of Western literature, the summit of medieval thinking and arguably the highest poetic achievement of all time. Inferno, the first part of Dante's … Zobraziť viac info ►
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    Autor: Johann Wolfgang Goethe

    The Sorrows of Young Werther

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 14. septembra 2018
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Na sklade
    Bežná cena: 7,42 €
    Vaša cena: 7,05 
    Presented as a collection of confessional letters written by the eponymous protagonist, The Sorrows of Young Werther charts the emotional journey of a young man who, during a stay in a picturesque German village, falls in love with Lotte, a local woman engaged to another man. As he realizes that his passion is doomed to failure and constant … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Luis Sepúlveda

    The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to Fly

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 24. marca 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 10,95 €
    Vaša cena: 10,40 
    A Cat, A Seagull, An Impossible Task. .. Caught up in an oil spill, a dying seagull scrambles ashore to lay her final egg and lands on a balcony, where she meets Zorba, a big black cat from the port of Hamburg. The cat promises the seagull to look after the egg, not to eat the chick once it's hatched and - most difficult of all - to teach … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Joyce James

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 1. apríla 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 9,95 €
    Vaša cena: 9,45 
    James Joyce's first novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a Kunstlerroman which chronicles the emotional and intellectual development of Stephen Dedalus - a character partly based on the author himself - from his early childhood and his school and university days all the way to his first forays as a young artist. Dedalus's … Zobraziť viac info ►
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    Autor: Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov

    Diaboliad

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 15. apríla 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 30 dní
    Bežná cena: 11,30 €
    Vaša cena: 10,74 
    In Bulgakov's "Diaboliad", the modest and unassuming office clerk Korotkov is summarily sacked for a trifling error from his job at the First Central Depot for the Materials for Matches, and tries to seek out his newly assigned superior Kalsoner, responsible for his dismissal. His quest through the labyrinth of Soviet bureaucracy takes on the increasingly … Zobraziť viac info ►
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    Autor: Charles Dickens

    Oliver Twist

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 18. septembra 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 30 dní
    Bežná cena: 7,11 €
    Vaša cena: 6,75 
    Charles Dickens's second novel is the tale of a young orphan who faces the gruelling conditions of a Victorian workhouse before finding himself sucked into the criminal underworld of London. Teeming with unforgettable characters such as the villainous Fagin, the virtuous Nancy and the brutal Bill Sikes, Oliver Twist combines dark humour, elements of … Zobraziť viac info ►
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    Autor: Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov

    Notes on a Cuff and Other Stories

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 19. novembra 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 30 dní
    Bežná cena: 11,31 €
    Vaša cena: 10,74 
    Written between 1920 and 1921 while Bugakov was working in a hospital in the remote Caucasian outpost of Vladikavkaz, Notes on a Cuff is a series of journalistic sketches which show the young doctor trying to embark on a literary career among the chaos of war, disease, politics and bureaucracy. … Zobraziť viac info ►
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    Autor: Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov

    Black Snow

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 15. júna 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 30 dní
    Bežná cena: 11,31 €
    Vaša cena: 10,74 
    After being saved from a suicide attempt by a literary editor, the journalist and failed novelist Sergei Maxudov has a book suddenly accepted for stage adaptation at a prestigious venue and finds himself propelled into Moscow's theatrical world. In a cut-throat environment tainted by Soviet politics, censorship and egomania - epitomized … Zobraziť viac info ►
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    Autor: Lev Tolsztoj

    Anna Karenina - angl

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 16. júla 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 30 dní
    Bežná cena: 7,10 €
    Vaša cena: 6,75 
    Leo Tolstoy's most personal novel, Anna Karenina scrutinizes fundamental ethical and theological questions through the tragic story of its eponymous heroine. Anna is desperately pursuing a good, "moral" life, standing for honesty and sincerity. Passion drives her to adultery, and this flies in the face of the corrupt Russian bourgeoisie. Meanwhile, the … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Gogoľ Nikolaj Vasilievič

    Peterburg Tales

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 2. mája 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 7,50 €
    Vaša cena: 7,13 
    Written in the 1830s and early 1840s, these comic stories tackle life behind the cold and elegant facade of the Imperial capital from the viewpoints of various characters, such as a collegiate assessor who one day finds that his nose has detached itself from his face and risen the ranks to become a state councillor ('The Nose'), a painter and a lieutenant … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Fjodor Michajlovič Dostojevskij

    Idiot

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 30. mája 2018
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 7,50 €
    Vaša cena: 7,13 
    After spending several years in a sanatorium recovering from an illness that caused him to lose his memory and ability to reason, Prince Myshkin arrives in St Petersburg and is at once confronted with the stark realities of life in the Russian capital - from greed, murder and nihilism to passion, vanity and love. Mocked for his childlike naivety yet valued … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Desiderius Erasmus

    Praise of Folly

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 1. apríla 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 7,50 €
    Vaša cena: 7,13 
    The goddess Folly gives a speech, praising herself and explaining how much humanity benefits from her services, from politicians to philosophers, aristocrats, schoolteachers, poets, lawyers, theologians, monarchs and the clergy. At the same time, her discourse provides a satire of Erasmus's world, poking fun at false pedantry and the aberrations of … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Niccolo Machiavelli

    Prince

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 12. septembra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 7,50 €
    Vaša cena: 7,13 
    At the end of an industrious political career in conflict-riven Italy, the Florentine diplomat Niccolo Machiavelli composed his masterpiece The Prince, a classic study of power and politics, and a manual of ruthlessness for any ambitious ruler. Controversial in his own time, The Prince made Machiavelli's name a byword for manipulative scheming, … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Francis Scott Fitzgerald

    F.S. Fitzgerald Collection

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 25. septembra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 34,50 €
    Vaša cena: 32,78 
    A unique stylish collection of six novels by Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night, All the Sad Young Men, Tales of the Jazz Age, This Side of Paradise and The Beautiful and Damned. All the books have flaps, beautiful covers with foil and illustrations by Art Deco artist George Barbier. They also contain notes and an extensive apparatus. … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Emily Brontë

    Wuthering Heights

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 1. apríla 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 7,50 €
    Vaša cena: 7,13 
    The tale of Heathcliff and Cathy's ungovernable love and suffering, and the havoc that their passion wreaks on the families of the Earnshaws and the Lintons, shocked the book's first readers, with even Emily's sister Charlotte wondering 'whether it is right or advisable to create beings like Heathcliff'. Replete with unforgettable characters and situations that … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Émile Zola

    Ladies Paradise

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 21. októbra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 9,50 €
    Vaša cena: 9,03 
    Encapsulating, with luxurious detail, the phenomenon of consumer societyA obsessed with image, fashion and instant gratificationA The Ladies'Paradise depicts the growth of capitalism through the workings of a new economic entity, the department store. The novel centres around the story of the young Denise, who is seeking work in Paris, and Octave Mouret, … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Jack Kerouac

    Beat Generation

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 7. decembra 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 10,50 €
    Vaša cena: 9,98 
    Written in 1957, but only recently rediscovered in manuscript form in a New Jersey warehouse, Beat Generation bears the hallmarks of vintage Kerouac: flowing, stream-of-consciousness language, orchestrated with a jazz-like sense of adventure and rhythm. Entertaining and exuberant, and conjuring up a thrilling, smoke-filled, atmospheric New York … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Franz Kafka

    Metamorphosis and Other Stories

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 16. júna 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 7,50 €
    Vaša cena: 7,13 
    When the young salesman Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning transformed into a monstrous insect, his shock and incomprehension are coupled with the panic of being late for work and having to reveal his appearance to family and colleagues. Although over the following weeks he gradually becomes used to this new existence confined within the bounds of the apartment, … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: René Magritte

    Selected Writings

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 28. decembra 2018
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 12,95 €
    Vaša cena: 12,30 
    Available for the first time in an English translation, this selection gives non-Francophone readers the chance to encounter the many incarnations of renowned Belgian painter Rene Magritte - the artist, the man, the aspiring noirist, the fire-breathing theorist - in his own words. Through whimsical personal letters, biting apologia, appreciations of fellow artists, … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Oscar Wilde

    The Canterville Ghost and Other Stories

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 10. októbra 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 9,99 €
    Vaša cena: 9,49 
    When the Americans Mr and Mrs Otis and their four children move into Canterville Chase, its previous occupant Lord Canterville warns them that the ghost of his ancestor still haunts the house. Their disbelief is soon shattered by the nightly sound of rattling chains in the hallways and the appearance of mysterious bloodstains in the living room. However, the … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Jane Austen

    Persuasion

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 29. novembra 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 7,95 €
    Vaša cena: 7,55 
    Persuasion narrates the emotional journey of its protagonist Anne Elliot, who chances upon Captain Wentworth, a suitor she was persuaded to reject seven years earlier, and whose reappearance causes her to reflect on her past decisions and contemplate her marital future. Vividly depicting the society holiday towns of Lyme Regis and Bath and infused with its … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Jerome Klapka Jerome

    After-Supper Ghost Stories

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 11. októbra 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 10,95 €
    Vaša cena: 10,40 
    As they relax after dinner on Christmas Eve, the members of a family and their guests turn to telling ghost stories. These ghoulish accounts range from the melancholy to the macabre, and get increasingly bizarre as the ghosts leap out of the tales and make an appearance in the family's home. Fact and fiction, the real and unreal collide, until the reader … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    Night Flight

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 8. septembra 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 10,95 €
    Vaša cena: 10,40 
    Under the pressure of his boss, the intransigent Riviere, the airmail pilot Fabien attempts a perilous flight during a heavy night-time thunderstorm in Argentina. As conditions get worse and the radio communication with Fabien becomes increasingly difficult, Riviere begins to question his uncompromising methods, and his distress turns to guilt when … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Stefan Zweig

    A Game of Chess and Other Stories

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 7. marca 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 7,95 €
    Vaša cena: 7,55 
    When it is discovered that the reigning world chess champion, Mirko Czentovic, is on board a cruiser heading for Buenos Aires, a fellow passenger challenges him to a game. Czentovic easily defeats him, but during the rematch a mysterious Austrian, Dr B. , intervenes and, to the surprise of everyone, helps the underdog obtain a draw. … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Carlo Collodi

    The Adventures of Pipi the Pink Monkey

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 3. júna 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 10,95 €
    Vaša cena: 10,40 
    Pipi isn't like his four brothers or the other young monkeys living in the forest of Hullabaloo: he has bright-pink fur, a mischievous character and a rebellious streak that lands him into all sorts of scrapes. In this story, an expanded version of Collodi's original tale, we see him lose his tail to an ancient crocodile, end up as a valet to … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: René Magritte

    Selected Writing

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 12. júla 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 26,95 €
    Vaša cena: 25,60 
    Available for the first time in an English translation, this selection gives non-Francophone readers the chance to encounter the many incarnations of renowned Belgian painter Rene Magritte - the artist, the man, the aspiring noirist, the fire-breathing theorist - in his own words. Through whimsical personal letters, biting apologia, appreciations of fellow artists, … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Eric Knight

    Lassie Come-Home

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 23. marca 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 9,95 €
    Vaša cena: 9,45 
    Everyone in the Yorkshire town of Greenall Bridge knows Lassie, the prize collie of miner Sam Carraclough and his son Joe. But when the family falls on hard times, Sam is forced to sell his dog to the Duke of Rudling, who takes her hundreds of miles away to his estate in Scotland. Undeterred by the distance and driven by instinctive love, Lassie escapes from … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Antal Szerb

    Journey by Moonlight

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 24. februára 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 7,95 €
    Vaša cena: 7,55 
    Travelling to Italy on their honeymoon, Erszi and Mihaly are ready to take in all the beauties and pleasures of the country. But when they reach Venice, it is clear that Mihaly prefers to roam around the back alleys and the canals on his own, and as they continue their journey through the Bel Paese there is a growing sense of unrest between them, until … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov

    A Dog's Heart

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 1. januára 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 10,95 €
    Vaša cena: 10,40 
    When a stray dog dying on the streets of Moscow is taken in by a wealthy professor, he is subjected to medical experiments in which he receives various transplants of human organs. As he begins to transform into a rowdy, unkempt human by the name of Poligraf Poligrafovich Sharikov, his actions distress the professor and those surrounding him, … Zobraziť viac info ►

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    Autor: Sándor Márai, John Ridland, Peter Szipowt

    The Withering World

    Vydavateľstvo: Alma Books
    Dátum vydania: 1. apríla 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 17,50 €
    Vaša cena: 16,63 
    Although he is now mostly remembered as a novelist, it is as a poet and translator of poetry that Sandor Marai - the acclaimed author of Embers and Conversations in Bolzano - first made his name in the literary world. This collection, the first and only edition of Marai's poems in the English language - here presented in John Ridland's and Peter V. … Zobraziť viac info ►