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  • Autor: David Carter

    Brief Lives - Marquis De Sade

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 1. júna 2011
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 42 dní
    Bežná cena: 11,80 €
    Vaša cena: 11,21 
    As explicit in his prose as he was in his private life, the Marquis de Sade remains one of the most controversial writers of all time. This new biography, by the acclaimed translator and author David Carter, promises to shock as much as it informs. Arrested many times for sexual misdemeanors, the Marquis de Sade was imprisoned in the Bastille, where he was … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Anthony Briggs

    Brief Lives - Leo Tolstoy

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 14. apríla 2010
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 42 dní
    Bežná cena: 11,80 €
    Vaša cena: 11,21 
    Born in central Russia in 1828, Tolstoy saw action as a soldier before becoming a writer. His two novels, "War and Peace "and "Anna""Karenina," are among the best loved in world literature. Anthony Briggs compares these works and describes many others. He also considers why such a strong character as Tolstoy welcomed into his life two appalling … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Anthony Briggs

    Brief Lives - Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 1. februára 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 42 dní
    Bežná cena: 11,80 €
    Vaša cena: 11,21 
    A new short biography of the author of "Crime and Punishment" and "The Brothers Karamazov," by a preeminent Russian scholar In this compelling new biography Anthony Briggs explores the effect of Dostoevsky's turbulent life on his literary genius. Described by one contemporary as "the Shakespeare of the lunatic asylum," Dostoevsky famously divided critics … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Joseph Roth

    Hotel Savoy

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 18. septembra 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 42 dní
    Bežná cena: 13,20 €
    Vaša cena: 12,54 
    After the end of the First World War, Gabriel Dan is released from a POW camp in Russia and begins making his way home to Austria. He comes to an industrial town in Poland, and checks in the ramshackle Hotel Savoy while awaiting financial aid from his family. Here he meets a kaleidoscope of characters, a microcosm of society in which rich and … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: David Carter

    Brief Lives - Sigmund Freud

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 1. júla 2011
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 11,80 €
    Vaša cena: 11,21 
    Born to Jewish parents in mid-19th-century Austria, Sigmund Freud is a controversial figure needing no introduction, yet his reputation owes as much to myth as to the facts of his life and his work. Here, David Carter uncovers the man buried beneath the mythology, tracing the life of this inimitable figure from his origins as the gifted first born of eight … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Robert Louis Stevenson

    The Wrong Box

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 1. augusta 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 13,20 €
    Vaša cena: 12,54 
    The Wrong Box is a black comedy novel, co-written by Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and his stepson Lloyd Osbourne. Morris and John Finsbury stands to gain a lot of money if their Uncle Masterman dies, but none if Uncle Joseph dies first. So when Joseph seems to have come to an untimely … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Robert Means Lawrence

    The Magic of the Horseshoe

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 1. júla 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 14,71 €
    Vaša cena: 13,97 
    Superstitions still have a firm hold in cultures all across the world and have inspired countless books and films across the ages. But where did so many of them come from and how do myths and beliefs differ from country to country?Publishing on Friday 13th, discover this 1899 gem full of interesting facts and packed with titbits. Find out why people throw … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Stefan Zweig

    Nietzsche

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 14. mája 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 13,20 €
    Vaša cena: 12,54 
    This brilliant, newly translated edition of Nietzsche displays Zweig's particular forte for creatively mapping the psychology of his subject and their historical significance. It is the compelling third part of Stefan Zweig's much overlooked 'Master Builders of the Spirit' series, entitled 'The Struggle with the Demon'. Zweig eschews traditional academic discussion … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Jonas Jonasson

    The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 12. júna 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 9,50 €
    Vaša cena: 9,03 
    It all starts on the one-hundredth birthday of Allan Karlsson. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, he is waiting for the party he-never-wanted-anyway to begin. The mayor is going to be there. The press is going to be there. But, as it turns out, Allan is not. .. Slowly but surely Allan climbs out of his bedroom window, into the flowerbed … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Jonas Jonasson

    The Hundred-year-old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 8. augusta 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 8,80 €
    Vaša cena: 8,36 
    It all starts on the one-hundredth birthday of Allan Karlsson. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, he is waiting for the party he-never-wanted-anyway to begin. The Mayor is going to be there. The press is going to be there. But, as it turns out, Allan is not - Slowly but surely Allan climbs out of his bedroom window, into the flowerbed (in … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Solomon Northup

    12 Years a Slave

    Vydavateľstvo: Hesperus Press
    Dátum vydania: 27. marca 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 11,50 €
    Vaša cena: 10,93 
    The astonishing memoir of a free man who was sold into slavery in Louisiana where he was kept for 12 years—a powerful, riveting condemnation of slavery, and a story soon to be introduced to a new audience through a major film. Tricked by two men offering him a job as a musician in New York state in 1841, Solomon Northup was instead … Zobraziť viac info ►