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«Полное собрание сочинений Марка Твена - The complete works of Mark Twain» предоставляет вам уникальную возможность ознакомится с трудами великого американского писателя в оригинале на английском языке. Творчество Марка Твена охватывает множество жанров – юмор, сатира, фантастика, публицистика и во всех этих жанрах он неизменно занимает позицию гуманиста и демократа. Каждый читатель найдет себя много увлекательных книг данного автора и сможет провести свой досуг с больших удовольствием. В собрание его произведений входит 24 его наиболее популярные книги изданные в Нью Йорке.
In another century, another writer is fascinated by Alma's tragic story. Drawn restlessly to Yucatán—and away from the stifling needs of her desperately ill partner—Sage Sanborn is tempted by her growing feelings for David, a scientist who encourages her to delve deeper into Alma's history. And in this ancient place of mystery and spirits, Sage must make an impossible decision that will forever change the course of her life.
"The Facts On File Companion to World Poetry, 1900 to the Present" is a comprehensive introduction to 20th and 21st-century world poets and their most famous, most distinctive, and most influential poems. Containing approximately 500 entries that span the globe and cover the most prominent writers from each continent and many of the world's islands, this indispensable guide is the perfect companion to poetry courses.
Our world has been invaded by an unseen enemy. Humans become hosts for these invaders, their minds taken over while their bodies remain intact and continue their lives apparently unchanged. Most of humanity has succumbed.
When Melanie, one of the few remaining "wild" humans is captured, she is certain it is her end. Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie's body, was warned about the challenges of living inside a human: the overwhelming emotions, the glut of senses, the too vivid memories. But there was one difficulty Wanderer didn't expect: the former tenant of her body refusing to relinquish possession of her mind...
Twilight: In spite of her awkward manner and low expectations, she finds that her new classmates are drawn to this pale, dark-haired new girl in town. But not, it seems, the Cullen family. These five adopted brothers and sisters obviously prefer their own company and will make no exception for Bella.
New Moon: A single drop of blood oozed from the tiny cut. It all happened very quickly then. 'No!' Edward roared... Dazed and disorientated, I looked up from the bright red blood pulsing out of my arm - and into the fevered eyes of the six suddenly ravenous vampires...
"The Catcher in the Rye" is one of the most popular coming-of-age novels ever written, and its 17-year-old protagonist, Holden Caulfield, has become an icon of teen angst. The new full-length critical essays in this title provide a comprehensive critical look at this classic by J. D. Salinger. Master scholar Harold Bloom introduces the novel in this study guide, which also features a chronology, a bibliography, an index, and notes on the contributors.
It’s about growing up in the near future where things have kept going on the way they’ve been going, and it’s about hacking as a habit of mind, but mostly it’s about growing up and changing and looking at the world and asking what you can do about that. The teenage voice is pitch-perfect.
Marcus Yallow decides to ditch school with his friends to play an alternate reality game called “Harajuku Fun Madness”. After dodging RFID security, gait recognition systems, and school hall monitors they close in on the ARG’s latest clue...
Of all the stimuli that have inspired poets over the centuries, love in all its guises has been an unceasingly rich and varied source of powerful, romantic and exquisite verse. Love poems have retained their popularity through the years by expressing eternal and universal emotions. We have all been struck by the sheer force of love when it hits: as Chaucer describes it in The Knight’s Tale.
Brida, a young Irish girl, has long been interested in various aspects of magic but is searching for something more. Her search leads her to people of great wisdom. She meets a wise man who dwells in a forest, who teaches her to trust in the goodness of the world, and a woman who teaches her how to dance to the music of the world. As Brida seeks her destiny, she struggles to find a balance between her relationships and her desire to become a witch.
Mackenzie Allen Philips’ youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later in the midst of his Great Sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to that shack for a weekend.