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Doughty Louise: Apple Tree Yard

Скачать книгу (размер 2 278 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 448) Аннотация: There can't be a woman alive who hasn't once realised, in a moment of panic, that she's in the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong man. Louise Doughty, more sure-footed with each novel, leads her unnerved reader into dark territory. A compelling and bravely-written book. (Hilary Mantel). A superb novel. Grown-up, genuinely suspenseful, wonderfully well-constructed, intelligent and…

James P.D.: Death in Holy Orders

Скачать книгу (размер 2 849 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 560) Аннотация: Commander Dalgliesh returns in P. D. James' classical detective novel full of atmosphere and suspense, set in her beloved East Anglia. Death in Holy Orders is set in an Anglican theological college on a desolate stretch of the East Anglian coast, a location which she has made particularly her own. When the body of one of the students is found on the shore smothered by a fall of sand, his wealthy…

Eliot T.S.: Macavity

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: One of the best-loved poems from Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats is given a new life in this stunning picture book with illustrations from Arthur Robins that perfectly convey all the wit and humour of Eliot's creation.

Ewan Chris: Dead Line

Скачать книгу (размер 2 314 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 455) Аннотация: And just as your plan is developing, so you're evolving, too. You're changing in ways you never would have thought possible before. But that's acceptable to you. You're prepared to do whatever it takes...Why? Because you're the specialist. And that's how you're going to succeed. What do you do if your fiancee goes missing, presumed taken? If you're Daniel Trent, a highly-trained specialist in…

Jones Pip: The Invisible Cat!

Скачать книгу (размер 299 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 60) Аннотация: Can you see him? My kitten? Close your eyes tight. His fur is so soft and all silvery white Imagine him quick! Have you imagined enough? Oh, good, you can see him! It's Squishy McFluff! When Ava discovers an imaginary cat in the cabbage patch, she knows she's found a new best friend. Together, Ava and Squishy McFluff get up to all kinds of mischief...Bright new talent Pip Jones gives a hilarious,…

Carol James: Watch Me

Скачать книгу (размер 2 033 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 400) Аннотация: A Dead Lawyer Eagle Creek, Louisiana. Lawyer Sam Galloway is burned alive in an apparently motiveless attack. The local sheriff's department calls in former FBI profiler Jefferson Winter to consult on the case. A Serial Killer So far there's just one body, but there are going to be more. A deadline has been set, the clock is ticking, and Winter has just thirteen and a half hours to track down the…

Harding Luke: The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man

Скачать книгу (размер 1 952 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 384) Аннотация: Edward Snowden, a young computer genius working for America's National Security Agency, blew the whistle on the way this frighteningly powerful organisation uses new technology to spy on the entire planet. The consequences have shaken the leaders of nations worldwide. This is the inside story of Snowden's deeds and the journalists who faced down pressure from the US and UK governments to break a…

Walter de La Mare: Snow

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: No breath of wind, No gleam of sun Still the white snow Whirls softly down As the day draws to a close, a family prepares for Christmas — decorating the tree, hanging stockings by the fire, putting out a plate of mince pies... Outside, the world turns to white.

Swanson Peter: The Girl With A Clock For A Heart

Скачать книгу (размер 1 789 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 352) Аннотация: George Foss never thought he'd see her again, but on a late-August night in Boston, there she is, in his local bar, Jack's Tavern. When George first met her, she was an eighteen-year-old college freshman from Sweetgum, Florida. She and George became inseparable in their first fall semester, so George was devastated when he got the news that she had committed suicide over Christmas break. But, as…

Carol James: Broken Dolls

Скачать книгу (размер 2 033 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 400) Аннотация: Not everyone who's broken can be fixed. Four victims, all young women, all tortured and then lobotomised. None of them able to tell the police the name of their attacker. None of them able to live normal lives again. Just broken dolls, played with then discarded. Ex-FBI profiler Jefferson Winter is no ordinary investigator. The son of one of America's most renowned serial killers, Winter has…

Lloyd John: 1,339 QI Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop

Скачать книгу (размер 1 870 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 368) Аннотация: Following the sensational success of 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off, the QI team returns with a fresh stack of facts to astonish and enlighten. Pigs suffer from anorexia. Wagner always wore pink silk underwear. Rugby School's first official rugby kit in 1871 included a bow tie. Lord Kitchener had four spaniels called Shot, Bang, Miss and Damn. It is impossible to whistle in a spacesuit. J.…

Pavone Chris: The Accident

Скачать книгу (размер 2 768 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 544) Аннотация: In New York City, Isabel Reed, one of the most respected and powerful literary agents in the city, frantically turns the pages of a manuscript into the early dawn hours. This manuscript — printed out, hand-delivered, totally anonymous — is full of shocking revelations and disturbing truths, things which could compromise national security. Is this what she's been waiting for her entire career: a…

Brannigan Paul: Birth School Metallica Death: 1983-1991

Скачать книгу (размер 1 921 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 378) Аннотация: Metallica have sold in excess of 100 million albums and won seven Grammys. Their journey from scuzzy Los Angeles garages to the stages of the world's biggest stadia has been an epic and often traumatic one, and one of the few truly great rock 'n' roll sagas. No music writers have been afforded greater access to Metallica over the years than Paul Brannigan and Ian Winwood, two former editors of…

Curtis Deborah: Touching from a Distance

Скачать книгу (размер 1 217 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 240) Аннотация: This is the only in-depth biographical account of the legendary lead singer of Joy Division, written by his widow. It includes a foreword by Jon Savage and an introduction by Joy Division drummer, Steven Morris. Revered by his peers and idolized by his fans, Ian Curtis left behind a legacy rich in artistic genius. Mesmerizing on stage but introverted and prone to desperate mood swings in his…

Nothomb Amelie: Sulphuric Acid

Скачать книгу (размер 728 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 144) Аннотация: Sulphuric Acid tells the story of a reality TV death camp, which has become the nation's obsession — an amoral spectacle played out through the media. It is a blackly funny and shocking satire on the modern predilection for reality television and celebrity, in which the audience at home develops a taste for blood.

Nothomb Amelie: The Book of Proper Names

Скачать книгу (размер 646 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 128) Аннотация: From France's 'literary lioness' (Elle), The Book of Proper Names is the story of the hapless orphan girl, Plectrude. Raised by her aunt, and unaware of the dark secret behind her past, she is a troubled but dreamy child who is both blessed and cursed by her intoxicating eyes. Discovered to have enormous gifts as a dancer, she is accepted at Paris's most prestigious ballet school where she…

Lanchester John: Capital

Скачать книгу (размер 3 013 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 592) Аннотация: Pepys Road: an ordinary street in the Capital. Each house has seen its fair share of first steps and last breaths, and plenty of laughter in between. Today, through each letterbox along this ordinary street drops a card with a simple message: We Want What You Have. At forty, Roger Yount is blessed with an expensively groomed wife, two small sons and a powerful job in the City. An annual bonus of…

Pamuk Orhan: Silent House

Скачать книгу (размер 2 115 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 416) Аннотация: In an old mansion in Cennethisar, a former fishing village near Istanbul, an old widow Fatma awaits the annual summer visit of her grandchildren. She has lived in the village for decades, ever since her husband, an idealistic young doctor, first arrived to serve the poor fishermen. Now mostly bedridden, she is attended by her faithful servant Recep, a dwarf and the doctor's illegitimate son. They…

Ishiguro Kazuo: The Unconsoled

Скачать книгу (размер 2 768 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 544) Аннотация: Ryder, a renowned pianist, arrives in a Central European city he cannot identify for a concert he cannot remember agreeing to give. But then as he traverses a landscape by turns eerie and comical — and always strangely malleable, as a dream might be — he comes steadily to realise he is facing the most crucial performance of his life. Ishiguro's extraordinary study of a man whose life has…

Byrne D.: Bicycle Diaries

Скачать книгу (размер 1 503 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 296) Аннотация: Since the early 1980s, David Byrne has been riding a bicycle as his principal means of transportation in New York City. A few years later he discovered folding bikes, and starting taking them with him on music tour overseas, and experienced a sense of liberation as he pedalled around many of the world's principal cities. The point of view from his bike seat has given Byrne a panoramic window on…