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The Lost Luggage Porter

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Martin Andrew

The Lost Luggage Porter

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2007

York, Winter, 1906 - two brothers have been shot to death. Meanwhile, Jim Stringer meets the Lost Luggage Porter, humblest among the employees of the North Eastern Railway company. But then in a tiny, one-room pub with a badly smoking fire he enters the orbit of a dangerous, disturbed villain who is playing for much higher stakes . Page dim. 197 x 126 x 22 Series: Jim Stringer Weight: 274 grams

  

A Year at the Races
Reflections on Horses, Humans,

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Smiley Jane

A Year at the Races Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money and Luck

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2005

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley draws upon her first-hand knowledge to examine the horse on all levels - practical, theoretical and emotional. Drawing on the wisdom of trainers, vets, jockeys and a real-life horse whisperer, she adds an element of drama and suspense as two of her own horses begin their careers at the racetrack. Page dim. 196 x 128 x 20 Weight: 214 grams

  

Cannes
Inside the World's Premier Film Festival

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Darke Chris, Corless Kieron

Cannes Inside the World's Premier Film Festival

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2007

Since its inception in 1946, the Cannes Film Festival has embraced the high-brow and the high-glam - new cinema from Iran or China and red carpet parades from Madonna or Nicole Kidman. Page dim. 208 x 159 x 27 Weight: 366 grams

  

The Redress of Poetry

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Heaney Seamus

The Redress of Poetry

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 1998

He proceeds to explore how this 'redress' manifests itself in a diverse range of poems and poets, including Christopher Marlowe's 'Hero and Leander', 'The Midnight Court' by the eighteenth-century Irish poet Brian Merriman, John Clare's vernacular writing and Oscar Wilde's 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol'. Page dim. 200 x 126 x 19 Weight: 280 grams

  

Rifles
Six Years with Wellington's Legendary

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Urban Mark

Rifles Six Years with Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2004

As part of the Light Division created to act as the advance guard of Wellington's army, the 95th Rifles are the first into battle and the last out. Fighting and thieving their way across Europe, they are clearly no ordinary troops. This book traces the story of the 95th Rifles, the sharpshooters of Wellington's Army. Page dim. 197 x 127 x 26 Weight: 288 grams

  

Immortality

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Kundera Milan

Immortality

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 1998

This breathtaking, reverberating survey of human nature finds Kundera still attempting to work out the meaning of life without losing his acute sense of humour. It is one of those great unclassifiable masterpieces that appear once every twenty years or so. 'It will make you cleverer, maybe even a better lover. Page dim. 198 x 127 x 27 Weight: 314 grams

  

Seeing Things

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Heaney Seamus

Seeing Things

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 1991

This collection of Seamus Heaney's work, especially in the series of 12-line poems entitled "Squarings", shows he is ready to re-imagine experience and "to credit marvels". The title poem is typical in that it begins with memories of an actual event, then moves towards the visionary. Page dim. 198 x 58 x 12 Weight: 162 grams

  

Dirty Tricks

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Dibdin Michael

Dirty Tricks

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 1998

Dennis and Karen lead a pleasant life in North Oxford until the day one of their dinner guests seduces Karen in the kitchen, setting in motion a chain of events which will destroy the thin veneer of their respectability and lead to ruthless murder. Page dim. 178 x 111 x 20 Weight: 196 grams

  

The Tax Inspector

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Carey Peter

The Tax Inspector

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 1992

The day that Benny Catchprice was fired from the spare parts department of Catchprice Motors by his aunt Cathy was also the day that the Tax Inspector, Maria Takis, arrived to begin her long-overdue audit of the family business. Page dim. 198 x 126 x 19 Weight: 274 grams

  

Love Me

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Keillor Garrison

Love Me

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2005

Meet Larry Wyler, a man with a big heart, broad shoulders and some very odd baggage. After the runaway success of his debut novel, 'Spacious Skies', Larry decides to leave small-town life and his wife Iris, and move to Manhattan. Page dim. 126 x 197 x 19 Weight: 214 grams

  

A Black Englishman

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Slaughter Carolyn

A Black Englishman

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2005

A Black Englishman is an epic and intimate novel about love and loyalty, revenge and faith, race and identity, and what it takes to be human. India, 1920: exotic, glamorous and wrenching away from Britain's colonial grip, only to be thrown into religious violence and terrorism. Page dim. 195 x 128 x 24 Weight: 320 grams

  

Guantanamo
America's War on Human Rights

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Rose David

Guantanamo America's War on Human Rights

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2004

Camp Delta at Guantanamo Bay is the most controversial prison in the world. The 600 detainees in Cuba have been held in a legal black hole. Page dim. 196 x 144 x 12 Weight: 136 grams

  

This Is Not Propaganda
Adventures in the War

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Pomerantsev Peter

This Is Not Propaganda Adventures in the War Against Reality

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2020

Page dim. 198 x 129 Weight: 378 grams

  

Once You Go This Far

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Lepionka Kristen

Once You Go This Far

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2020

After the death of her cop father, PI Roxane Weary did everything she could to lose herself in her work - but she's getting tired of the hangovers, of fighting with her ex-girlfriend, and of avoiding her mother. Page dim. 198 x 129 Weight: 378 grams

  

The Part-Time Job

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James P. D., James P. D.

The Part-Time Job

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2020

My only regret is that I shan't be alive to savour my retrospective triumph. I savour it every day of my life. Follow the 'Queen of Crime' as she takes us into the mind of a man who has waited decades to enact his patient, ingenious revenge on a school bully. Page dim. 160 x 110 Weight: 378 grams

  

So You Think You've Got Problems?
Surprising and

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Bellos Alex

So You Think You've Got Problems? Surprising and rewarding puzzles to sharpen your mind

Editura: Guardian Faber Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 2020

. Everything is at stake in this compendium of more than 150 ingenious puzzles, selected to reveal the wonderful diversity of brainteasers that have confounded and intrigued solvers for the last thousand years. Page dim. 198 x 129 Weight: 346 grams

  

Medusa

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Dibdin Michael

Medusa

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2004

348 393 9028: MEDUSA. He keyed in the number, then turned to face the hillside behind the villa. When a group of Austrian cavers in the Italian Alps come across human remains, everyone assumes the death was accidental - until the still unidentified body is stolen from the morgue and the Defence Ministry puts a news blackout on the case. Page dim. 177 x 113 x 20 Weight: 168 grams

  

Istanbul

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Pamuk Orhan

Istanbul

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2006

A portrait of Istanbul that guides us across the Bosphorus, through Istanbul's historical monuments and lost paradises, its dilapidated Ottoman villas, back streets and waterways. It also introduces us to the city's writers, artists and murderers. Page dim. 198 x 128 x 25 Weight: 286 grams

  

Electric Light

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Heaney Seamus

Electric Light

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2001

Electric Light travels widely in time and space, visiting the sites of the classical world, revisiting the poet's childhood: rural electrification and the light of ancient evenings are reconciled within the orbit of a single lifetime. Page dim. 195 x 130 x 8 Weight: 124 grams

  

Backroom Boys
The Secret Return of the British

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Spufford Francis

Backroom Boys The Secret Return of the British Boffin

Editura: Faber & Faber

Anul aparitiei: 2004

Offers an account of how British boffins triumphed across the decades in creating everything from computer games to Martian landers. This book contains chapters on the Beagle II, Elite - the 80s computer game, the Blue Streak missile, Concorde, mobile phone technology and the Human Genome Project, among others. Page dim. 198 x 127 x 20 Weight: 224 grams

  
 
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