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Да простят мне истинно верующие, но дело тут не в религии. Приятель писателя, действительно, увлёк его идеей отправиться в паломничество, дабы насладиться лицезрением редкостной и подлинной мистерии, тем более,...
«Наброски для повести» – одна из самых значительных работ знаменитого английского писателя-юмориста Джерома К. Джерома. «Однажды, роясь в давно не открывавшемся ящике старого письменного стола, я наткнулся на...
Очень немного по-настоящему смешных книг. Еще меньше по-настоящему смешных авторов. Вы держите в руках весьма редкий экземпляр именно такой литературы. Джером Клапка ДжеромЕ Продолжать? Хорошо. Один из величайших...
Как можно одновременно повторить грамматику английского языка, расширить словарный запас и узнать что-то интересное о стране изучаемого языка, затратив минимум усилий? Ответом на этот вопрос, по мнению...
Selle raamatu l?hikokkuv?te v?iks k?lada: 500 lehek?lge puhast satiiri.Kirjutatuna kaheksak?mnendate keskel on satiir loomulikult tollase ?hiskonna aadressil (aru ma ei saa miks autorit pokri ei pistetud?), kuid tegelaskujud nagu demagoog, aktiivne loll, karjerist, pisikorruptant ja m?tteloid inimene on aktuaalsed t?nagi.Ka l?ual?ksutaja t??p, millised toona punaparteis suuga suurt linna tegid...
Inglasliku huumori tulev?rk eesti autorilt! Inglise klubis k?ivad vestlemas kaks h?rrasmeest, Alex ja Max. Millest nad ka juttu ei alustaks, ikka r??givad nad muudkui naistest – ning ?htaegu m?rkamatult iseendast. ?htaegu enesekindlalt, naiste suhtes pisut ?leolevalt. Samas peitub igas mahlases dialoogis peidus see, kuidas ilma naisteta poleks mehed need, kes nad on. Kui Kanal 2 vaimukad...
Romaani “Valge kuningas” jutustajah??l kuulub 11aastasele Djatale, kelle elu muutub j??davalt p?eval, mil kaks halli ?likonnaga meest ta isa minema viivad. Sellest hetkest peab Djata naabruskonna nolkidega kaklemise, radioaktiivse tolmuga kaetud platsil jalgpalli tagumise, esimese armumise ja relvas?brast vanaisaga kasside tulistamise k?rval perepea rolli enda t?ita v?tma ning p??dma sotti...
„Ajakirjanduses v?ib palju saavutada, kui sealt ?igel ajal lahkuda,” ?tles kunagi ?ks Euroopa suurmees. Tom Rachmani romaan „Imperfektsionistid“ on aga lugu inimestest, kes seda ?igel ajal teha ei taibanud. Kunagi m?jukas ja rikas ?le-euroopaline ajaleht on h??bumas. Koos sellega on h?tta sattunud toimetuse t??tajad, kes igatsevad taga endisi aegu, ning inimpelglik vastutav v?ljaandja...
Joomahullu p?evaraamat on t?upuhas kultusraamat. See Juha Vuorise p?evikuvormis netti kirjutatud absurdne ja siiralt r?me kolehuumori ?ieke saadab v?ikekodanlikud v??rtushinnangud pikalt ning paneb naerulihased t?siselt proovile. Joomahullu p?evaraamat on Soomes olnud meeletult edukas, see on t?lgitud norra ja rootsi keelde ning loo j?rjed Tulba-ahv, M?rgiaastad ja Rasedusarmid on samuti...
Juha Vuorineni p?evikuvormis kirjutatud “Joomahullu p?evaraamatu” sari on absurdne ja siiralt r?me kolehuumor. “M?hkmel??ve” j?tkab sealt, kus saaga “Rasedusarmides” pooleli j?i. See on seinu sitapritsmetega tippiv ilustamata pilt ?he Soome isa elust nii selle headel kui ka kuradi halbadel p?evadel.
Jim Ashilevi teine romaan, „Kehade mets“, r??gib armastuse otsingutest. See on humoorikas lugu poisip?lve r?medusest ja ?rnusest ning tundlik sissevaade h?bisse, mis ?ksildusega kaasneb. Kireva karakterite galerii ja sooja fantaasiaga v?rtsitatud romaan p??rab otsustavalt selja macho-stereot??psete armastuslugude klišeedele, ladudes ennastsalgava aususega k?ik kaardid lauale ning...
Знакомьтесь с Боем – это вдумчивый наблюдатель за поведением человека, остроумный и проницательный летописец современной жизни, ее радостей и противоречий. А вообще-то, он собака. В книге «Прованс навсегда» автор...
'You'd be DAFT to miss out on this fab book – it's blimmin' marvellous! I LOVED IT' Miranda DickinsonTHERE’S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BE SINGLE . . .Holly Braithwaite and loveable loser Lawrence have been together for five years. But the obvious cracks in their relationship can no longer be ignored and Holly soon finds herself saying ‘it’s not me, it’s you’.In the shock...
‘A gorgeously feel-good treat, the perfect summer escape. I loved it.’Miranda DickinsonGeorgia Green is on the conveyor belt to happiness.Live-in boyfriend, perfect career and great friends, it seems like Georgia is only a Tiffany box away from her happily ever after. But when she arrives in Australia for her best friend’s wedding and is faced with the bridezilla from hell, she starts to...
Somewhere beyond the sea…When Alexa Fisher finds herself trapped on a twelve-day cruise to celebrate her younger sister’s hen-do – just the two of them – she wishes she’d jumped overboard.Despite the age difference, India has always been the judgemental sibling, and there’s been even more friction than usual since ‘the big engagement’. With India constantly obsessing over...
Five ladies, one unforgettable trip…Escape to gorgeous Switzerland this winter with the brand new, uplifting read from Karen Aldous.When Ginny Watts’ husband passes away, she is left grief-stricken, not only over her husband’s death but the secrets he has left behind…Luckily for Ginny, she has four wonderful friends – Lou, Cathy, Angie and Kim – poised to whisk her away on a...
Three sisters. One trip to Italy. The chance to change their lives.Amanda has always taken the role of big sister seriously. She has her life in order; a fantastic job in a great restaurant, a wonderful house and a best friend who’s a Rockstar. But, Amanda’s beginning to realise that her life is missing one monumental piece…Sabrina is living the high life in LA. Her Instagram is full of...
The perfect holiday sequel to the hilarious and romantic Game of Scones – return to Taxos for a Christmas you’ll never forget.‘If you're looking for a lovely romantic Christmas story with a difference then…this is it!’ – Julie’s ReviewsThe perfect Christmas romance to curl up with as the snow fallsThings don’t always run smoothly in the game of love…As winter comes to her...
‘The most delightful Christmas tale I have ever read.’Girls Love to ReadA festive story about love, friendships, and a sprinkling of Christmas magic. Perfect for fans of Jenny Colgan and Lucy Diamond.Two ex-friends. One Christmas to remember …Bobbie's boss Carol is a real misery-guts, dedicated to making the lives of everyone around her unhappy in pursuit of every last penny. What makes...
A collection of three funny and heart-warming novels by Sunday Times bestselling author of LITTLE BEACH STREET BAKERY, Jenny ColganAMANDA’S WEDDINGAmanda’s old schoolfriends can’t believe it when the social-climbing queen of preen, Satan’s very own PR girl, pulls off the ultimate publicity stunt in getting herself engaged to a Scottish laird. Who cares that Fraser McConnald has worn...
Blast the Michael Bubl?, wrap your hands around a cinnamon latte and enjoy this warm, hilarious Christmas novel!Ivy loves Christmas. As the owner of Christmas Every Day, the year-round festive store, you'd expect nothing less!The only thing missing in Ivy's life is a dash of romance – something her twin sister Holly will not let her forget…When her mother passed away, Ivy vowed to take...
What if THE ONE isn’t who you think he is?You don’t mess with aspiring journalist Holly Johnson! The man she fell for is not all that he seems – because sometimes dating online doesn’t quite go to plan. She’s decided to fly to the Big Apple to surprise him and to get some answers. And if her plan works she’ll also get the scoop of her career …But as she steps out of her yellow...
‘Fresh, funny and wise’ Katie Fforde‘I love Jane’s writing!’ Jill Mansell‘feel-good’ Woman and HomeTess has downsized to a lively new town and is ready for “me” time. But her Zen-like calm is tested by her boomerang offspring, who keep fluttering back to the nest (usually with a full bag of dirty washing) and by her elderly mother’s struggle to hold on to her...
‘I love all of Sue Moorcroft’s books!’Katie FfordeWhen Sofia Bianchi’s father Aldo dies, it makes her stop and look at things afresh. Having been his carer for so many years, she knows it’s time for her to live her own life – and to fulfil some promises she made to Aldo in his final days.So there’s nothing for it but to escape to Italy’s Umbrian mountains where, tucked away in...
‘A sweet and charming story.’ Kaye Temanson (NetGalley reviewer) on The Little Cottage in the CountryA delightfully heartwarming romantic comedy to get you in the mood for summer! A summer of new beginnings…Daisy Ronaldson’s whole life is turned upside-down when her husband dies from cancer. So when she discovers that he left her a wish: to turn their big English country house into a...
Is it a break? Or is it a blip?‘You’ve just had a holiday,’ I pointed out, trying not to yawn. ‘Wasn’t that enough of a break?’‘I don’t mean that kind of break.’There’s nothing worse than the last day of holiday. Oh wait, there is. When what should have been a proposal turns into a break, Liv and Adam find themselves on opposite sides of the life they had mapped out.Friends...
For all women of a dangerous age, a warm and witty two-book collection from the author of The Secrets Women KeepWhat Women WantBea is grappling with a job in jeopardy, a stroppy teenage son and the prospect of dating again.Kate is contending with an empty nest and a marriage which has lost its sheen.And then there is Ellen. Widowed at a young age, she is finally ready to date. But her choice...
Hilarious, sassy, fresh and at times completely outrageous, this is an utterly unputdownable feel-good debut from Paige Nick.Grace Hendriks has led a pretty sheltered life. So when her sister Natalie begs Grace to take her place as a Rihanna impersonator at a seedy club in Amsterdam, she has no idea what she’s letting herself in for . . . until she ends up onstage with only a pole for...
A delightfully feel-good festive story!All they want for Christmas…Rachel is in shock. She was sure that her boyfriend was about to propose – not break up with her! Even worse, it turns out he’s been cheating on her…Grace can’t bear the thought of spending another Christmas with her lazy, unappreciative husband. Surely it’s time to shake things up a bit?Amber knows she should be...
This Christmas is about to go off with a bang!Things can’t possibly get worse for Tabby. Framed for her boss’s dodgy dealings, she’s landed up in prison. Then Tabby’s boyfriend dumps her and gives her cat away to a shelter.But rescue comes in the form of Mercy. A master of saving waifs and strays, Mercy wants Tabby to breathe new flair into her ailing cracker business. Together,...
‘I love all of Sue Moorcroft’s books!’Katie FfordeOne Christmas can change everything…Georgine loves Christmas. The festive season always brings the little village of Middledip to life. But since her ex-boyfriend walked out, leaving her with crippling debts, Georgine’s struggled to make ends meet.To keep her mind off her worries, she throws herself into organising the Christmas show...
From the Booker Prize-winner of ‘Offshore’, ‘The Blue Flower’ and ‘Innocence’ comes this brilliant novel about life at an eccentric stage school.In the 1960s, Freddie’s was the usual name for the Temple Stage School, which supplied the West End theatres with children for roles in everything from Shakespeare to pantomime. Freddie, the proprietress, is a formidable woman, of...
Already a huge hit in France, the new novel from Independent Foreign Fiction Award-winning author of ‘Windows on the World’.In his most autobiographical text to date, Beigbeder recounts his stay in a French police cell in January 2008, after he was arrested for snorting cocaine off a car bonnet outside a nightclub in the super-chic 8th arrondissement of Paris. As he lies in the cell, he...
This Booker Prize-winning novel from the author of ‘The Blue Flower’ is set among the houseboat community of the Thames.‘Offshore’ is a dry, genuinely funny novel, set among the houseboat community who rise and fall with the tide of the Thames on Battersea Reach. Living between land and water, they feel as if they belong to neither…Maurice, a male prostitute, is the sympathetic...
The final novel from comedy legend Eric Morecambe.Charting the rise of Stella Ravencroft from struggling entertainer on the northern club circuit to huge national superstar, Stella was the second novel from comedy legend Eric Morecambe.The unfinished manuscript for Stella was discovered by Eric’s son, Gary, shortly after his father’s death. Encouraged by Eric’s wife Joan, Gary completed...
Conversations from the buses, boardrooms and bars of BritainThink you've heard it all before? Think again with this hilarious collection of conversations from around Britain, overheard at tourist hotspots, in queues, at work and on public transport.Packed full of verbal wit and gags it is guaranteed to get people talking and remember the stupid things that they have overheard.MicrocosmA tired...
The weirdest stories you will ever read.A bizarre collection of short stories, each featuring a character with an unusual superpower.Meet The Photocopier, a woman who can reproduce herself at will and who attempts to teach her daughter to do the same.Or the zombie hairdresser who is able to reanimate every time she dies.And the man who can break his way into his lover’s dream.Over fifty...
From the author of Standard Deviation comes a wryly tender story of crises and cardboard boxes; of marriage and moving on. *Includes a free extract from Katherine Heiny’s debut novel, Standard Deviation*'Just as Jane Austen believed that four people cannot comfortably walk abreast, Charlene believes that three people cannot amicably move one person's belongings. At least not when two of the...
Italy’s tumultuous history can be traced through its food. In an epic scooter trip from the Ionian Sea to the far north, distiguished food writer Matthew Fort explores the local gastronomy and culinary culture of a country where regional differences are vibrantly alive.In no other country is food so much a part of everyday life as it is in Italy. Matthew Fort's plan is a simple one: to...
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