1001 książek - brak wydań polskich (37)
  • Morvern Callar
    Morvern Callar
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    It is off-season in a remote Highland sea-port: 21-year-old Morvern Callar, a supermarket employee, wakes to find her strange boyfriend has committed suicide and is dead on the kitchen floor. Morvern...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 6 (1 głos)
  • The Trick Is to Keep Breathing
    The Trick Is to Keep Breathing
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    This inventive first novel explores the widespread problem of female depression. A 27-year-old drama teacher named Joy Stone is losing her grip on the world. The problems of everyday living...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 0 (0 głosów)
  • Against the day
    Against the day
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    The narrative takes place between the 1893 Chicago World's Fair and the time immediately following World War I and features more than a hundred characters spread across the United States, Europe,...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 9 (1 głos)
  • A gate at the stairs
    A gate at the stairs
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    The narrator of “Stairs” is one Tassie Keltjin, who is looking back on her 20th year. Having grown up on a small Midwestern farm, Tassie has never taken a taxi or an airplane, never eaten Chinese foo...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 7,5 (2 głosy)
  • Clear Light of Day
    Clear Light of Day
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    To the family living in the shabby, dusty house in Delhi, Tara's visit brings a sharp reminder of life outside tradition. For Bim coping endlessly with their problems, there is a renewal of the old...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 4,67 (3 głosy)
  • The Tale of Genji
    The Tale of Genji
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    Seria: Penguin Classics [Penguin Books]
    The first complete new translation for 25 years of the acknowledged masterpiece of Japanese literature. Lady Murasaki's great 11th century novel is a beautifully crafted story of love, betrayal and...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 7,22 (9 głosów)
  • The Children's Book
    The Children's Book
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    From the Booker Prize-winning, bestselling author of Possession: a deeply affecting story of a singular family. When children’s book author Olive Wellwood’s oldest son discovers a runaway named Phi...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 5 (1 głos)
  • A Void
    A Void
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    Anton Vowl is missing. Ransacking his Paris flat, a group of his faithful companions trawl through his diary for any hint as to his location and, insidiously, a ghost from Vowl’s past starts to cast i...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 8,5 (4 głosy)
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
    The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
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    With this brilliant novel, the bestselling author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Wonder Boys gives us an exhilarating triumph of language and invention, a stunning novel in which the tragicomic...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 7,38 (13 głosów) | inne wydania: 1
  • The Art of Fielding
    The Art of Fielding
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    In "The Art of Fielding", we see young men who know that their four years on the baseball diamond at Westish College are all that remain of their sporting careers. Only their...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6,5 (2 głosy)
  • There but for the
    There but for the
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    At a dinner party in the posh London suburb of Greenwich, Miles Garth suddenly leaves the table midway through the meal, locks himself in an upstairs room, and refuses to leave. An eclectic group of...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 7 (2 głosy)
  • Infinite Jest
    Infinite Jest
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    A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the pursuit of happiness in America. Set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 7 (6 głosów) | inne wydania: 1
  • Sula
    Sula
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    Two girls who grow up to become women. Two friends who become something worse than enemies. In this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison tells the story of Nel Wright and Sula Peace, who meet as...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 4 | ocena: 7 (19 głosów)
  • Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
    Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
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    "Miss Pettigrew..." is about a governess sent by an employment agency to the wrong address, where she encounters a glamorous night-club singer, Miss LaFosse. 'The sheer fun, the...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 2 | ocena: 7,5 (4 głosy)
  • The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter
    The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter
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    Preface by Donald Keene Taketori Monogatari (The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter) was probably written late in the ninth or early in the tenth century. Mention at the end of the tale that smoke still rose...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 8 (1 głos)
  • The Unfortunate Traveller and Other Works
    The Unfortunate Traveller and Other Works
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    'Pamphleteer, poet, story-teller, satirist, scholar, moralist and jester . . .' Thomas Nashe, a contemporary of Shakespeare, was writing in the 1590s, the zenith of the English Renaissance....
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 0 (0 głosów)
  • Islands
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 0 (0 głosów)
  • Nowhere Man. The Pronek Fantasies
    Nowhere Man. The Pronek Fantasies
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    Novel was named after the Beatles song "Nowhere Man". The novel (subtitled The Pronek Fantasies) centers around the character of Jozef Pronek, a Bosnian refugee, who was already the subject of...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 0 (0 głosów)
  • Spring Flowers, Spring Frost
    Spring Flowers, Spring Frost
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    A story of a country attempting to reconcile its new freedom with old rituals, secrets and betrayals. From behind the closed door, the man shouts, 'Be on your way - you have no business here!' 'Open...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 0 (0 głosów)
  • The Heart of Redness
    The Heart of Redness
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    Camugu, recently returned to Johannesburg and disillusioned by the new democracy, moves to the remote Eastern Cape. There in the nineteenth century a teenage prophetess commanded the Xhosa people to...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 7 (1 głos)

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