Eight stories by the famous American journalist and writer, Ambrose Bierce. Recommended for older readers.
When Heidi goes to live with her bad-tempered and lonely grandfather, Uncle Alp, in his hut on the mountain, everyone thinks that her stay will make them both unhappy. But Heidi soon makes new friends and grows to love her new life. Then her aunt Detie arrives and insists that Heidi must go to Frankfurt. Heidi and her grandfather are heartbroken. Will...
The young Robinson Crusoe ignores his father's advice and decides to become a sailor. But Crusoe is soon caught up in violent storms and finds himself shipwrecked on a remote island where he must live for the next 28 years.
Anne Elliot falls in love with a handsome young officer, Frederick Wentworth, but her parents do not allow her to marry him because he is poor. Seven years later, Anne meets Wentworth again to find he has become successful and wealthy. Anne still has feelings for Wentworth, but ihe is angry with her and possibly in love with another woman...
Kniha, která posloužila jako předloha k poslednímu filmu o Jamesi Bondovi. In true Bond tradition, the Casino Royale Reader is exciting and dramatic from the very first page. Ukázka: For a moment, Bond lay still. Then the thin man came and pulled him up against the wall. He had a gun in his hand. He used it to hit Bond hard across the...
Romance and Human Interest Four stories written by one of the greatest writers of twentieth-century English literature: * The Virgin and the Gipsy * The Lovely Lady * The Rocking Horse Winner * Love Among the Haystacks Recommended for older readers Obsahuje i CD a navíc 8 stran cvičení!
A masterpiece by the great American realist Henry James. Daisy Miller is the story of an innocent girl's love and recognition in a society where respectable behaviour counts for everything. * American English * Obsahuje i CD a navíc 8 stran cvičení!
William Shakespeare's romantic comedy about love and marriage. When four young lovers get lost in the forest, the fairies that live there play jokes on them - turning love into hate and hate into love. Sen noci svatojánské je jedna z nejpopulárnějších Shakespearových her. Tento reader je napsán jako scénář a obsahuje úryvky z originálního rukopisu.
One of Hardy's greatest novels, Far from the Madding Crowd tells the story of the life and loves of the brave and the beautiful Bathsheba Everdene.
William Shakespeare's tragic story of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, is as relevant now as it was over 400 years ago. Romeo a Julie je jedna z nejpopulárnějších Shakespearových her. Tento reader je napsán jako scénář a obsahuje úryvky z originálního rukopisu.
When mysterious Helen Graham and her son move to Wildfell Hall, it sets her neighbours talking. Who exactly is Helen Graham, and why does she keep her past a secret? Recommended for older readers.
The tale of the imprisonment and escape of Edward Dantes, taken from the classic novel The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas.
1) A robot must not harm a human. And it must not allow a human to be harmed. 2) A robot must obey a human's order., unless that order conflicts with the First Law. 3) A robot must protect itself, unless this protection conflicts with the First or Second Laws, Handbook of Robotics, 2058 A.D. Isaac Asimov's classic collection of stories about a society...
Mary Lennox arrives from India to live with her uncle in Yorkshire. She is lonely and unwanted. Left alone, she has nothing to do but explore the large house and its grounds. Then one day, she finds a secret garden. For the first time Mary has something to care for, and as the garden begins to flourish, no one's life is left untouched.