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Harris Nathaniel: Heritage of Ireland: A History of Ireland and its People

Скачать книгу (размер 809 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 160) Аннотация: Heritage of Ireland is a celebration of Irish life and culture. The history of the Emerald Isle is as fascinating as the heroic myths enshrined in the Irish imagination. Beginning even before the arrival of the Celts, the stirring and often tragic events of Irish history are chronicled, from the impact of the viking, Norman and Tudor conquests to the effects of the Reformation, the Famine and the…

Connery Clare: Irish Food and Folklore

Скачать книгу (размер 728 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 144) Аннотация: Over 100 authentic Irish dishes will provide culinary inspiration for all, with recipes ranging from Dressed Crab and Steamed Mussels to Baked Irish ?Ham and Soda Bread. Detailed description of Irish heritage and myths, along with a glossary of traditional Irish phrases, are also included, making Irish Food & Folklore an inspiration to all who have an interest in Ireland and its heritage.

Carroll Lewis: Alice in Wonderland

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2) Аннотация: Follow Alice down the rabbit hole into a world where nothing is quite as it seems. There are mad hatters, cheshire cats, enormous teardrops and terrifying red Queens — but are they all just a pack of cards? Lewis Carroll's imagination takes the reader on a rollercoaster fantasy ride, through the looking glass and beyond.

Shelley Mary: Frankenstein

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2) Аннотация: Mary Shelley's classic work, published when she was just twenty years old, tells the tale of eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a terrifying creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Inspired after a competition between Shelley, her husband Percy, Lord Byron and John Polidori to see who could write the best horror story, Frankenstein is in part a gothic novel and…

Doyle Arthur Conan: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2) Аннотация: The setting is Dartmoor in Devon, and Sir Charles Baskerville is dead. Somewhere out there, legend has it that a huge black hound is lurking on the moors, and it is up to Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Doctor Watson to investigate the matter at hand. Originally serialised in The Strand magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, this well-loved tale will grip readers from start to finish.

Kipling Rudyard: Jungle Book

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2) Аннотация: Lose yourself in the world of Mowgli the man cub, the small boy abandoned in the Indian jungle, the tale of the heroic mongoose Rikki-Tikki-Tavi and the story of Toomai the young elephant handler along with many more in this rich collection of fables. Kipling's work is full of important moral lessons and his vivid writing brings the sights and sounds of the jungle to life.

Blyton Enid: Sleepytime Tales for Children

Скачать книгу (размер 646 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 128) Аннотация: Enid blyton (1897-1968) is the world's best-selling children's author and has sold 600 million books internationally. Her unique sense of fantasy and adventure, combined with unforgettable characters, has seen generation after generation have fall for her timeless appeal, and she was voted the nation's most loved writer at the 2008 costa book awards.

Day David: A Dictionary of Tolkien: Flexibound

Скачать книгу (размер 1 381 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 272) Аннотация: Arranged in a handy A-Z format, A Dictionary of Tolkien explores and explains the creatures, plants, events and places that make up these strange and wonderful lands. It is essential reading for anyone who loves Tolkien's works and wants to learn more about them. This book is unofficial and is not authorised by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.

Edgar Allan Poe: The Complete Illustrated Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Скачать книгу (размер 4 971 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 976) Аннотация: «With this marvelously illustrated and popularly priced volume, readers can appreciate the full range of Poe's genius. Images reproduced from a variety of sources (including Aubrey Beardsley, Édouard Manet, and Arthur Rackham) enhance the mood of such favorites as «The Fall of the House of Usher,» «The Cask of Amontillado,» «The Tell-Tale Heart,» «The Purloined Letter,» and «The Masque of…