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.
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!
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.
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...
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.
Nelson Mandela was born in a remote African village but went on to become the most influential African leader in history. This Macmillan Reader charts Mandela's journey from childhood to ANC activist. It goes on to describe his release after 27 years' imprisonment by the South African government, his role in ending Apartheid and his eventual inauguration...
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.
The history of football is as fascinating and exciting as the game itself. In this Macmillan Reader, Patrick Adams describes football from its humble (and sometimes violent) beginnings in Central and South America, and its emergence on the streets of 19th century England as a recognized game, to the international stadiums, big business and multi-million...
Michael Jackson changed the face of modern rock music and dance. Over 20 years after it was first produced, Thriller remains the best-selling album of all time. This Macmillan Biography looks at Jackson's early life from his emergence as a child star with the Jackson 5 to the height of his career as international - and controversial - superstar.
A companion piece to White Fang, The Call of the Wild is the story of Buck, a domestic dog who is suddenly stolen and sold to gold prospectors. In this new - and hard - life, Buck's natural instincts are awakened to the call of the wild.