1886 год. . Лейпциг, издательство . Bernhard . Tauchnitz. . Сохранность хорошая. . Having been written at long intervals during the past seven years, this story is more faulty than any of its very imperfect predecessors; but the desire to atone for an unavoidable disappointment, and to please my patient little friends, has urged me to let it go without further delay. To account for the seeming neglect of . Amy, let me add, that, since the original of that character died, it has been impossible for me to write of her as when she was here to suggest, criticise, and laugh over her namesake. . The same excuse applies to . Marmee. . But the folded leaves are not blank to those who knew and loved them, and can find memorials of them in whatever is cheerful, true, or helpful in these pages. Издание не подлежит вывозу за пределы . Российской федерации.
Before drinking a bottle of industrial cleaner alone in a motel room, . Meg sends a time-delayed email to her best friend, . Cody, which frustratingly provides no explanation. . Its true that the two girls havent seen each other as frequently as they used to, after . Meg went hundreds of miles away on a scholarship and . Cody stayed home to go to community college. . But how was there no warning? . As a favor to . Megs grieving parents, . Cody travels to . Tacoma to pack up . Megs college room. . There, she glimpses the last chapter of . Megs life as she meets . Megs roommates and the boy who used . Meg and then walked away. . Investigating her friends final days further, . Cody uncovers mysteriously encoded emails on . Megs computer, eventually leading her to find an online suicide support group and the anonymous person who encouraged . Meg to take her own life. . Determined to find a reason for . Megs death--and someone to blame--. Cody infiltrates this morbid community, posing as someone just like . Meg. . But as . Cody follows in . Megs footsteps--befriending her friends, putting on her suicidal urges, falling for her former lover--how can she know when shes gone too far? . Beautiful and heartbreaking, . I . Was . Here poignantly explores friendship and loss, and the possibility of life after grief.
THE . INSPIRATION . BEHIND . THE . BBC . DRAMA . THE . CRIMSON . FIELD . On the face of it, writes . Lyn . Macdonald, no one could have been less equipped for the job than these gently nurtured girls who walked straight out of . Edwardian drawing rooms into the manifest horrors of the . First . World . War . . . Yet the volunteer nurses rose magnificently to the occasion. . In leaking tents and draughty huts they fought another war, a war against agony and death, as men lay suffering from the pain of unimaginable wounds or diseases we can now cure almost instantly. . It was here that young doctors frantically forged new medical techniques - of blood transfusion, dentistry, psychiatry and plastic surgery - in the attempt to save soldiers shattered in body or spirit. . And it was here that women achieved a quiet but permanent revolution, by proving beyond question they could do anything. . All this is superbly captured in . The . Roses of . No . Mans . Land, a panorama of hardship, disillusion and despair, yet also of endurance and supreme courage. . Lyn . Macdonald writes splendidly and touchingly of the work of the nurses and doctors who fought their humanitarian battle on the . Western . Front . Sunday . Telegraph . Over the past twenty years . Lyn . Macdonald has established a popular reputation as an author and historian of the . First . World . War. . Her books are based on the accounts of eyewitnesses and survivors, told in their own words, and cast a unique light on the . First . World . War. . Most are published by . Penguin.
As she checked into the lush . Beverly . Hills . Hotel, . Tanya . Harris dreaded being away from her husband, . Peter, and three teenaged children. . Dressed as pure . Marin . County mom among supermodels and movie stars, . Tanya was here to do a major screenplay after years of writing stories and articles on the side, always putting her family first. . And when . Tanya steps into her temporary home, she is amazed at what she finds: lilies, orchids and roses. . A pink marble tub. . Her favorite chocolates, a cashmere robe, and slippers that fit perfectly. . Things are going to be different in . Bungalow 2. . From her first day on the set, . Tanya is thrust into an intoxicating new world, where friendships and romances come and go . . . and where she feels reborn, energized by the creativity and genius swirling around her. . Suddenly shes working alongside . A-list actors and a . Hollywood legend: . Oscar-winning producer . Douglas . Wayne, a man who always gets what he wants - and seems to have his sights set on her. . Flying back to . Marin . County between shoots, struggling to reconnect with a family that seems to need her less and less, . Tanya watches helplessly as her old life is pulled out from under her in the most crushing of ways. . As her two lives collide, as one . Award-winning film leads to another, . Tanya begins to wonder if she can be a wife, a mother and a writer at the same time. . And just as she confronts the toughest choice she has faced, she is offered another dazzling opportunity - one that could recast her story in the most amazing of ways, complete with an ending she never could have written herself. . In . Bungalow 2, . Danielle . Steel takes us into a world few ever see - a world of fame and fortune, celebrity and genius - daring to show us the real lives, real dreams, and real struggles hidden beneath the flash and glitter of . Hollywood.
With unfinished business to attend to, the . Seventh . Doctor returns to where it all began: . Coal . Hill . School in . London in 1963. . Last time he was here, the . Doctor left something behind - a powerful . Time . Lord artefact that could unlock the secrets of time travel. . Can the . Doctor retrieve it before two rival factions of . Daleks track it down? . And even if he can, how will the . Doctor prevent the whole of . London becoming a war zone as the . Daleks meet in explosive confrontation?
This characteristically powerful novel follows eighteen-year-old . Cody . Reynolds in the months following her best friends shocking suicide. As . Cody numbly searches for answers as to why . Meg took her own life, she begins a journey of self-discovery which takes her to a terrifying precipice, and forces her to question not only her relationship with the . Meg she thought she knew, but her own understanding of life, love, death and forgiveness.
Find out . The . Best . Time to . Mow the . Lawn * . Remodel the . Kitchen * . Run the . Dishwasher * . Buy . Tomatoes * and . More. . From the founders of . YOURWAY. NET and . DEALSEEKINGMOM. COM (One of . Forbes . Magazines . Top 100 . Websites for . Women) . A few dollars wasted here, a few minutes lost there. . it all adds up, and soon youre stretched thin, stressed out, and wishing you had more free time and financial resources for the important things, like your family-and yourself. . These authors know-as busy moms with nine children between them, theyve been there! . Its time to get your house- and schedule-in order. . The secret to streamlining your life is in the timing: knowing exactly when to do, buy, travel, or try. . FIND . OUT . THE . SMARTEST . TIMING . FOR getting a haircut * flipping a mattress * buying a grill * taking a family vacation * filling the gas tank * buying (and applying) sunscreen * stocking a gift closet * seeing the dentist * getting a mammogram * buying a bike (and learning to ride) * filling a prescription * and much more. PLUS: . LEARN . THE . SECRETS . TO . CUTTING . YOUR . GROCERY . BILL . WITH . OR . WITHOUT . CLIPPING . COUPONS
The . Seven . Cities . Rebellion has been crushed. . One last rebel force remains, holed up in the city of . Y. Ghatan under the fanatical command of . Leoman of the . Flails. . The prospect of laying siege to this ancient fortress makes the battle - weary . Malaz 14th . Army uneasy. . For it was here that the . Empires greatest champion was slain and a tide of . Malazan blood spilled. . It is a place of foreboding, its smell is of death. . Yet this is but a sideshow. . Agents of a far greater conflict have made their opening moves. . The . Crippled . God has been granted a place in the pantheon and a schism threatens. . Sides must be chosen. . But whatever each god decides, the rules have changed - irrevocably, terrifyingly - and the first blood to be drawn will be in the mortal world. .
Прекрасно иллюстрированное подарочное издание в твердом переплете с золотым тиснением и трехсторонним золотым обрезом. . The priceless collections of the . Hermitage, one of the worlds most famous museums, are preserved in a beautiful complex of palaces, which is striking for the harmony of its architectural rhythms and its commensurate proportions. . Talented architects created, in the course of a century and-a half, a group-of palaces for the principal imperial residence - the . Winter-. Palace, the buildings of the . Small, . Large and . New . Hermitages and the . Hermitage . Theatre. . These buildings serve to this day as a precious setting for the treasures of world art. . The place itself where the . Hermitage palaces are located in . St. . Petersburg is associated with the most important events in the citys early history. . It was here, on the left bank of the . Neva, opposite the main fortress, that in . November 1705, a little more than two years after the foundation of the northern capital, . Peter the . Great laid the foundations of the . Admiralty, which - was to become the major shipyard of new . Russia. . Soon the first wooden houses . . of naval officers and shipwrights, . Peters closest associates, began to grow around the . Admiralty, primarily upstream the . Neva, alongside its low bank. . In 1705, on . the site of the present-day . Palace . Embankment with its imposing stone edifices, palaces-for the . Admiralty commanders, . Russian . Vice-. Admiral . Fiodor . Apraxin and . Kornelis . Kruis, a . Norwegian by origin, were built. . A little later, in 1768, . Peter himself took a decision to move to the left bank of the . Neva, closer to the . Admiralty, where his first, wooden . Winter . Palace was under construction. . From this time onwards, a rapid transformation of the . Neva bank of . Admiralty . Island, largely due to the . Russian monarchs dwelling there, began. . Издание на английском языке. . Формат: 23,5 см х 30 см.
This colourfully illustrated, guided travel journal encourages users to observe and document the easily overlooked but wonderful everyday details that one encounters while traveling. . Its packed with journeys and explorations that can be done in any city, and interactive prompts for recording discoveries ( - tasting foods you might not have thought to try and finding souvenirs in unexpected places). . Also featured are space to capture itineraries, addresses, restaurant reviews, overhead quotes; a reference section with measurements, time zones, and other relevant information; graphic pages for note taking; and a pocket for collecting ephemera.
Modern . Japan offers us a view of a highly developed society with its own internal logic. . Eiko . Ikegami makes this logic accessible to us through a sweeping investigation into the roots of . Japanese organizational structures. . She accomplishes this by focusing on the diverse roles that the samurai have played in . Japanese history. . From their rise in ancient . Japan, through their dominance as warrior lords in the medieval period, and their subsequent transformation to quasi-bureaucrats at the beginning of the . Tokugawa era, the samurai held center stage in . Japan until their abolishment after the opening up of . Japan in the mid-nineteenth century. . This book demonstrates how . Japans so-called harmonious collective culture is paradoxically connected with a history of conflict. . Ikegami contends that contemporary . Japanese culture is based upon two remarkably complementary ingredients, honorable competition and honorable collaboration. . The historical roots of this situation can be found in the process of state formation, along very different lines from that seen in . Europe at around the same time. . The solution that emerged out of the turbulent beginnings of the . Tokugawa state was a transformation of the samurai into a hereditary class of vassal-bureaucrats, a solution that would have many unexpected ramifications for subsequent centuries. . Ikegamis approach, while sociological, draws on anthropological and historical methods to provide an answer to the question of how the . Japanese managed to achieve modernity without traveling the route taken by . Western countries. . The result is a work of enormous depth and sensitivity that will facilitate a better understanding of, and appreciation for, . Japanese society.
New . York . Times bestselling author . Lauren . Oliver delivers a gripping story perfect for fans of . We . Were . Liars and . I . Was . Here, about two sisters inexorably altered by a terrible accident. . Dara and . Nick used to be inseparable, but that was before the accident that left . Daras beautiful face scarred and the two sisters totally estranged. . When . Dara vanishes on her birthday, . Nick thinks . Dara is just playing around. . But another girl, nine-year-old . Madeline . Snow, has vanished, too, and . Nick becomes increasingly convinced that the two disappearances are linked. . Now . Nick has to find her sister, before its too late. . In this edgy and compelling novel, . Lauren . Oliver creates a world of intrigue, loss, and suspicion as two sisters search to find themselves, and each other.
В бок-сете . The . A&. M . Years 1975-1984 собраны студийные работы американской группы . Styx, выпущенные на лейбле . A&. M . Records в период наибольшей популярности коллектива. . В издание вошли семь сольных альбомов команды: . Equinox (1975), . Crystal . Ball (1976), . Grand . Illusion (1977), . Pieces of . Eight (1993), . Cornerstone (1979), . Paradise . Theatre (1980), . Kilroy . Was . Here . Caught (1983) и двойной концертный альбом . Caught in the . Act (1984).