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  • THE MARRIAGE PORTRAIT
    O`FARRELL, MAGGIE
    Florence, the 1560s. Lucrezia, third daughter of Cosimo de' Medici, is free to wander the palazzo at will, wondering at its treasures and observing its clandestine workings. But when her older sister dies on the eve of marriage to Alfonso d'Este, ruler of Ferrara, Modena and Reggio, Lucrezia is thrust unwittingly into the limelight: the duke is quick to request her hand in marr...

    13,95 €

  • PERSUASION
    AUSTEN, JANE
    ‘You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope. Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious feelings are gone forever.’Anne Elliot is persuaded to reject a marriage proposal from handsome Captain Wentworth because he lacks rank or fortune. But when he returns home from the Navy, more than seven years later, Anne realises she still has strong feelings for him, despite th...

    10,50 €

  • CITY ON FIRE
    WINSLOW, DON
    Danny Ryan, de veintinueve años, es un estibador trabajador, un esposo cariñoso, un amigo leal y un "músculo" ocasional del sindicato del crimen irlandés que supervisa gran parte de la ciudad. Anhela algo más y sueña con empezar de nuevo, en algún lugar lejano. ...

    15,50 €

  • THE ICE DRAGON
    MARTIN,GEORGE R R
    An enchanting tale of courage and sacrifice by George R.R. Martin, author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the series that inspired HBO's Emmy Award-winning GAME OF THRONES. ...

    9,95 €

  • MATILDA
    DAHL, ROALD
    *A very special edition, celebrating everyone's favourite young genius! Includes tips and activities for creating your very own story, and incredible pull-out illustrations of Matilda all grown-up*'A true genius - Roald Dahl is my hero' ...

    11,50 €

  • CITY OF WONDERS
    EDUARDO MENDOZA
    "Though historical in subjetc matter, this story of Catalonian enterprise and Barcelonan ambition is thoroughly contemporary in spirit" Jonathan Franzen. ...

    15,50 €

  • CROSSROADS
    FRANZEN, JONATHAN
    Set in a historical moment of moral crisis, Crossroads is the stunning foundation of a sweeping investigation of human mythologies, as the Hildebrandt family navigate the political and social crosscurrents of the past fifty years.It’s December 23, 1971, and heavy weather is forecast for Chicago. Russ Hildebrandt, the associate pastor of a liberal suburban church, is on the brin...

    22,95 €

  • HAMNET
    O'FARRELL, MAGGIE
    A stunning new departure for Maggie O'Farrell's fiction, HAMNET is the heart-stopping story behind Shakespeare's most famous play.On a summer's day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for help. Why is nobody at home?Their mother, Agnes, is over a mile away, in the garden where she grows medici...

    15,50 €

  • DICCIONARIO ESPASA POCKET. ESPAÑOL - INGLÉS. ENGLISH - SPANISH
    ESPASA
    Un completo diccionario, con más de 76.000 términos y expresiones. Más de 135.000 definiciones y traducciones, ilustradas con ejemplos de uso extraídos del inglés y el español de hoy. Un amplio repertorio de notas gramaticales, de uso y culturales, que aportan valiosa información complementaria. Transcripción fonética en todas las voces inglesas. Entradas bicolores, para facili...

    12,95 €

  • CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS
    ROONEY, SALLY
    WINNER OF THE SUNDAY TIMES / PFD YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR A SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed and observant. A student in Dublin and an aspiring writer, at night she performs spoken word with her best friend Bobbi, who used to be her girlfriend. When they are interviewed and then befriended by Melissa, a well-know...

    12,95 €

  • EXEMPLARY NOVELS' SELECTION
    CERVANTES, MIGUEL DE
    "At the Venta or hostelry of the Mulinillo, which is situate on the confines of the renowned plain of Alcudia, and on the road from Castile to Andalusia, two striplings met by chance on one of the hottest days of summer..." Exemplary Novels is a series of twelve novellas that follow the model established in Italy, written by Miguel de Cervantes between 1590 and 1612. The colle...

    5,00 €

  • CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER
    QUINCEY, TOMAS DE
    "These preliminary confessions, or introductory narrative of the youthful adventures which laid the foundation of the writer's habit of opium-eating in after-life, it has been judged proper to premise, for three several reasons... " Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821) is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum (opium and alcohol) a...

    5,00 €

  • HAMLET
    SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM
    ?Sit down awhile; And let us once again assail your ears, That are so fortified against our story What we have two nights seen...? The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatises the revenge Prince Hamlet is called to ...

    5,00 €

  • HEART OF DARKNESS
    CONRAD, JOSEPH
    "The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide..." Heart of Darkness (1899) is a novella by Polish-British novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Cong...

    5,00 €

  • MACBETH
    SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM
    ?Doubtful it stood; As two spent swimmers, that do cling together And choke their art. The merciless Macdonwald ? Worthy to be a rebel, for to that The multiplying villanies of nature Do swarm upon him ? from the western isles...? Macbeth (full title The Tragedy of Macbeth) is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. Set mainly in Scotland, the play dramatises the damaging ph...

    5,00 €

  • ROMANTIC LEGENDS OF SPAIN
    BÉCQUER, GUSTAVO ADOLFO
    "In Seville, in the very portico of Santa Inés, and while, on Christmas Eve, I was waiting for the Midnight Mass to begin, I heard this tradition from a lay-sister of the convent. As was natural, after hearing it, I waited impatiently for the ceremony to commence, eager to be present at a miracle..." The Legends are a variety of romantic tales. As the name implies, most have a...

    5,00 €

  • SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
    AUSTEN, JANE
    "The family of Dashwood had long been settled in Sussex. Their estate was large, and their residence was at Norland Park, in the centre of their property, where, for many generations, they had lived in so respectable a manner as to engage the general good opinion of their surrounding acquaintance..." Sense and Sensibility is a novel by Jane Austen, and was her first published ...

    5,00 €

  • TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
    POE, EDGAR ALLAN
    ?During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country; and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of the melancholy House of Usher...? Tales of Mystery & Imagination (often rendered...

    5,00 €

  • THE AGE OF INNOCENCE
    WHARTON, EDITH
    "On a January evening of the early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New York..." The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D. Appleton and Company as a book in New York and in London. It won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fict...

    5,00 €

  • THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
    LEROUX, GASTON
    "It was the evening on which MM. Debienne and Poligny, the managers of the Opera, were giving a last gala performance to mark their retirement. Suddenly the dressingroom of La Sorelli, one of the principal dancers, was invaded by half-a-dozen young ladies of the ballet, who had come up from the stage after "dancing" Polyeucte..." The Phantom of the Opera is a novel by French w...

    5,00 €

  • THE ALHAMBRA
    IRVING, WASHINGTON
    ?In the spring of 1829, the author of this work, whom curiosity had brought into Spain, made a rambling expedition from Seville to Granada in company with a friend, a member of the Russian Embassy at Madrid. Accident had thrown us together from distant regions of the globe, and a similarity of taste led us to wander together among the romantic mountains of Andalusia...? Tales ...

    5,00 €

  • THE CALL OF THE WILD
    LONDON, JACK
    "Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself, but for every tide-water dog, strong of muscle and with warm, long hair, from Puget Sound to San Diego..." The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London published in 1903 and set in Yukon, Canada during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs ...

    5,00 €

  • THE LIFE OF LAZARILLO OF TORMES
    DESCONOCIDO
    "You should know first of all that I'm called Lazaro of Tormes, and that I'm the son of Tome Gonzales and Antona Perez, who were born in Tejares, a village near Salamanca. I was actually born in the Tormes River, and that's how I got my name..." The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes and of His Fortunes and Adversities is a Spanish novella, published anonymously because of its hereti...

    5,00 €

  • TREASURE ISLAND
    STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS
    "Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey, and the rest of these gentlemen having asked me to write down the whole particulars about Treasure Island, from the beginning to the end, keeping nothing back but the bearings of the island, and that only because there is still treasure not yet lifted,..." Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating...

    5,00 €

  • WHITE FANG
    LONDON, JACK
    "Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway. The trees had been stripped by a recent wind of their white covering of frost, and they seemed to lean towards each other, black and ominous, in the fading light..." White Fang is a novel by American author Jack London (1876-1916) - and the name of the book's eponymous character, a wild wolfdog. First serialized i...

    5,00 €

  • WUTHERING HEIGHTS
    BRÖNTE, EMILY
    "I have just returned from a visit to my landlord-the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with. This is certainly a beautiful country! In all England, I do not believe that I could have fixed on a situation so completely removed from the stir of society..." Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. Written between October 1845 and June 1846. Although is now widel...

    5,00 €

  • A LITTLE LIFE
    YANAGIHARA, HANYA
    When four graduates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition.There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brillian...

    12,95 €

  • AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
    VERNE, JULES
    "Mr. Phileas Fogg lived, in 1872, at No. 7, Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, the house in which Sheridan died in 1814. He was one of the most noticeable members of the Reform Club, though he seemed always to avoid attracting attention..." Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg...

    5,00 €

  • THE LITTLE PRINCE
    SAINT-EXUPÉRY, ANTOINE DE
    "Once when I was six years old I saw a magnificent picture in a book, called True Stories from Nature, about the primeval forest. It was a picture of a boa constrictor in the act of swallowing an animal..." The Little Prince, first published in 1943, is a novella and the most famous work of the French aristocrat, writer, poet and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (19...

    5,00 €

  • GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
    SWIFT, JONATHAN
    "My father had a small estate in Nottinghamshire: I was the third of five sons. He sent me to Emanuel College in Cambridge at fourteen years old, where I resided three years, and applied myself close to my studies; but the charge of maintaining me..." Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Sev...

    5,00 €


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