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  • 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...
  • MONUMENTAL SAGRADA FAMILIA
    VENTEO MELÉNDREZ, DANIEL
    This book Antoni Gaudí proposes a visual unpublished tour for the Sacred Family, the fascinating temple iaginado po, to the construction of which he dedicated a good part of his life. Across the images and the texts that accompany them, the Sacred Family appears in all his complexity and ambition. The chamber of the photographer has entered corners till now unknown, both of his...
  • EL DIAMANT DEL RAJÀ / THE RAJAH'S DIAMOND
    STEVENSON, R. L.
    Harry Hartley és el secretari i confident d'una dama rica i massa malversadora; el reverend Simon Rolles abandona la paraula de Déu i acaba en mans d'un aventurer sense escrúpols; el jove banquer Francis Scrymgeour trenca amb la seva vida pròspera, i d'un dia per l'altre s’instal·la a Paris. El vincle que uneix a tota aquesta sèrie de personatges amb un destí inesperat és el di...
  • WE'RE GOING TO CAMP NOU
    SANS MESTRE, CRISTINA
    Grandad and his grandchildren are going to FC Barcelona's Stadium: the Camp Nou... But, what's going on? It's black and white. Let's help them to colour and write this book! Go Barça! ...
  • HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE
    ROWLING, J K
    Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Ha...
  • DAMES EN ROIG. CONTES CLÀSICS DE VAMPIRS ESCRITS PER DONES / ADIES IN RED. CLASSIC VAMPIRE STORIES BY WOMEN WRITERS
    BRADDON, ELIZABETH / ASKEW, ALICE / WILKINS FREEMAN, MARY
    Una anciana dama d'aparença honorable amaga un secret inquietant; un investigador del paranormal s'enfronta a una maledicció familiar; una nouvinguda arriba a un poble de l'Amèrica profunda i destrueix a tots aquells que se senten atrets per ella. Tres històries protagonitzades per vampirs femenins, i per noies innocents i xicots despreocupats, víctimes propícies d'aquests ent...
  • AN ENGLISHMAN IN MADRID
    MENDOZA, EDUARDO
    Anthony Whitelands, an English art historian, is invited to Madrid to value the collection of a Spanish duke. At a welcome lunch he encounters José Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder and leader of the Falange, a nationalist party whose antics are bringing the country ever closer to civil war.The paintings turn out to be worthless, but before Whitelands can leave for London the du...
  • LA TREVA I ALTRES CONTES BESTIALS
    SAKI
    En aquest recull format per una desena d?alguns dels millors contes de Saki, les criatures del regne animal tenen una presència més que destacada. Un gat descobreix el do de la parla i es dedica a xerrar i a posar en solfa la hipocresia de l'època; un polític en plena febre electoral ha de compartir dormitori amb un porquet negre i un gall de baralla; els idíl·lics ànecs d?un e...
  • SOMNIS D'HIVERN
    FITZGERALD, F. S.
    "Winter Dreams" descriu l'ascens social d'un jove i, sobretot, les desafeccions de l'amor, tema recurrent en l'obra de Fitzgerald. A Bernice Bobs her Hair, una jove ingènua intenta fer tot el possible per sentir-se socialment acceptada. "Bob haircut" o "a la garçonne", era el tall de cabell propi de les escandaloses vampiresses del cinema. El bo i millor del narrador nord-amer...
  • CANIBALISME ALS VAGONS I ALTRES RELATS BREUS
    TWAIN, MARK
    Amb una ironia mordaç i unes bones dosis de fantasia i humor negre, l?autor de l?immortal Tom Sawyer, es manifesta en aquest recull de contes com un gran humorista que es fot magistralment de l?art, de la fama, dels venedors, de l?amor, de la mort. Una mostra: un tren aïllat enmig d?un temporal de neu ocupat per gentlemen amb una voracitat ferotge; un artista famós, naturalment...
  • LITTLE STORY OF BARCELONA
    PIQUER, EVA
    Conte infantil que il·lustra sobre la història de la ciutat de Barcelona i els seus barris i punts de referència més emblemàtics. ...
  • THE NEW YORK TRILOGY
    AUSTER, PAUL
    "The New York Trilogy" is an astonishing and original book: three cleverly interconnected novels that exploit the elements of standard detective fiction and achieve a new genre that is all the more gripping for its starkness. In each story the search for clues leads to remarkable coincidences in the universe as the simple act of trailing a man ultimately becomes a startling inv...
  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE
    SALINGER, J. D.
    The Catcher in Rye is the ultimate novel for disaffected youth, but it's relevant to all ages. The story is told by Holden Caulfield, a seventeen- year-old dropout who has just been kicked out of his fourth school. Throughout, Holden dissects the 'phony' aspects of society, and the 'phonies' themselves: the headmaster whose affability depends on the wealth of the parents, his r...
  • THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
    CARLE, ERIC
    Eric Carle's classic and much loved picture book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.The classic edition of the bestselling story written for the very young. A newly hatched caterpillar eats his way through all kinds of food, getting bigger and bigger, until eventually he turns into a beautiful caterpillar. One of the most popular picture books of all time, no nursery bookshelf is com...
  • A TASTE OF THE MOON
    GREJNIEC, MICHAEL
    The animals that live in the jungle show us how the things we share always taste much better. ...
  • TOO MUCH HAPPINES
    MUNRO, ALICE
    Brilliantly paced, lit with sparks of danger and underlying menace, these are dazzling, provocative stories about Svengali men, and radical women who outmanoeuvre them, about destructive marriages and curdled friendships, about mothers and sons, about moments which change or haunt a life. Alice Munro takes on complex, even harrowing emotions and events, and renders them into st...
  • THE BOY IN STRIPED PYJAMA
    BOYNE,JOHN
    Nine year old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country. All he knows is that he has been moved from a comfortable home in Berlin to a house in a desolate area where there is nothing to do and no-one to play with. Until he meets Shmuel, a boy who lives a strange ...
  • THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
    WILDE, OSCAR
    Oscar Wilde's tale of a Faustian pact in Victorian England, The Picture of Dorian Gray is a both a slow-burning Gothic horror and a brilliant philosophical investigation of youth, beauty and desire. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Mighall.Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth a...
  • ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
    LEWIS CARROLL
    Collecting Alice's complete adventures, a source of delight to children and adults alike for generations, the Penguin Classics edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass is edited with an introduction and notes by Hugh Haughton.Conjured up one 'golden afternoon' in 1862 to entertain Alice Liddell, the daughter of the dean of Carrol...
  • ANIMAL FARM
    ORWELL, GEORGE
    When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless élite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control. Soon the other animals discover that they are not all as equal as they thought...
  • TENDER IS THE NIGHT
    FITZGERALD, FRANCIS SCOTT
    Between the First World War and the Wall Street Crash the French Riviera was the stylish place for wealthy Americans to visit. Among the most fashionable are psychoanalyst Dick Diver and his wife Nicole, who hold court at their villa. Into their circle comes Rosemary Hoyt, a film star, who is instantly attracted to them, but understands little of the dark secrets and hidden cor...
  • THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN
    MUNRO, ALICE
    Alice Munro has a genius for entering the lives of ordinary people and capturing the passions and contradictions that lie just below the surface. In this brilliant new collection she takes mainly the lives of women - unruly, ungovernable, unpredictable, unexpected, funny, sexy and completely recognisable - and brings their hidden desires bubbling to the surface. The love of a g...
  • ON THE ROAD
    KEROUAC, JACK
    On the Road swings to the rhythms of 1950s underground America, jazz, sex, generosity, chill dawns and drugs, with Sal Paradise and his hero Dean Moriarty, traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat. Now recognized as a modern classic, its American Dream is nearer that of Walt Whitman than Scott Fitzgerald, and it goes racing towards the sunset with unforgettable exuberan...
  • FRANKENSTEIN
    SHELLEY, MARY
    Frankenstein is the classic gothic horror novel which has thrilled and engrossed readers for two centuries. Written by Mary Shelley, it is a story which she intended would 'curdle the blood and quicken the beatings of the heart.' The tale is a superb blend of science fiction, mystery and thriller. Victor Frankenstein driven by the mad dream of creating his own creature, experim...
  • BABEL
    KUANG, R. F.
  • LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY
    GARMUS, BONNIE
  • THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
    TOLKIEN, J. R. R.
  • THE TWO TOWERS
    TOLKIEN, J. R. R.
  • THE RETURN OF THE KING
    TOLKIEN, J. R. R.
  • ULYSSES
    JAMES JOYCE

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