Reaper Man : (Discworld Novel 11)by: Terry Pratchett
DEATH IS MISSING – PRESUMED…ER…GONE. Which leads to the kind of chaos you always get when an important public service is withdrawn. Meanwhile, on a little farm far, far away, a tall dark stranger is turning out to be really good with a scythe. There’s a harvest to be gathered in…
- The Narrow Road to the Deep North : A Novel. Winner of the Booker Prize 2014 by: Richard Flanagan £6.73Dodaj do koszyka
***WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014*** Forever after, there were for them only two sorts of men: the men who were on the Line, and the rest of humanity, who were not. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Burma Death Railway, surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle’s young wife two years earlier. Struggling to save the men under his command from starvation, from cholera, from beatings, he receives a letter that will change his life forever. Hailed as a masterpiece, Richard Flanagan’s epic novel tells the unforgettable story of one man’s reckoning with the truth.
- Magpie Murders : the Sunday Times bestseller crime thriller with a fiendish twist by: Anthony Horowitz £6.52Dodaj do koszyka
‚The finest crime novel of the year’ Daily Mail ***** Seven for a mystery that needs to be solved . . . Editor Susan Ryland has worked with bestselling crime writer Alan Conway for years. Readers love his detective, Atticus Pund, a celebrated solver of crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s. But Conway’s latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not quite what it seems. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but hidden in the pages of the manuscript lies another story: a tale written between the very words on the page, telling of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition and murder. From the creator of Midsomer Murders comes a fiendish mystery perfect for fans of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot.***** Praise for Magpie Murders – the gripping Sunday Times bestselling crime thriller: ‚Ingenious’ Sunday Times ‚Thrilling and compelling with a stunning twist’ Daily Mail ‚A stylish thriller’ Sunday Mirror ‚A cunning reinvention of the thriller’ Mail on Sunday
- My Hero Academia, Vol. 11 by: Kohei Horikoshi £6.20Dodaj do koszyka
Midoriya inherits the superpower of the world’s greatest hero, but greatness won’t come easy. What would the world be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers called „Quirks”? Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere! Being a hero would mean learning to use your power, but where would you go to study? The Hero Academy of course! But what would you do if you were one of the 20 percent who were born Quirkless? Bakugo’s abduction by the League of Villains was a carefully calculated move designed to draw out the Heroes-All Might in particular-and destroy them. Midoriya and his friends set out on a rescue mission that eventually pulls in not only All Might but also several other heroes! The casualties mount, until at last the mastermind of the plot appears-the only villain powerful enough to go head-to-head with All Might and possibly win…All For One! Fun, action-packed story that takes inspiration from American superhero comics.
- Middlemarch by: George Eliot £4.36Dodaj do koszyka
Introduction and Notes by Doreen Roberts, Rutherford College, University of Kent at Canterbury. Middlemarch is a complex tale of idealism, disillusion, profligacy, loyalty and frustrated love. This penetrating analysis of the life of an English provincial town during the time of social unrest prior to the Reform Bill of 1832 is told through the lives of Dorothea Brooke and Dr Tertius Lydgate and includes a host of other paradigm characters who illuminate the condition of English life in the mid-nineteenth century. Henry James described Middlemarch as a `treasurehouse of detail’ while Virginia Woolf famously endorsed George Eliot’s masterpiece as `one of the few English novels written for grown-up people.
- Breakfast Of Champions by: Kurt Vonnegut £8.52Dodaj do koszyka
In a frolic of cartoon and comic outbursts against rule and reason, a miraculous weaving of science fiction, memoir, parable, fairy tale and farce, Kurt Vonnegut attacks the whole spectrum of American society, releasing some of his best-loved literary creations on the scene.