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Leslie Poles Hartley
It is the summer of 1900 and Leo is staying with his friend Marcus. Leo likes Marcus's beautiful older sister very much. To make her happy, he becomes a secret messenger for her and a local farmer. But then he realises what their messages are about, and his whole life begins to change.
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Set in the Great Depression in the United States, The Grapes of Wrath is the story of the Joad family and their odyssey from Oklahoma to California to escape the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
During one hot summer on Long Island, Jay Gatsby throws an amazing party every weekend. He is an extremely wealthy man, although no one knows where he or his money have come from. But Gatsby has a purpose: he is following a dream of love. Will his dream come true?
Charlie Marlow was a steamboat captain in on the River Congo. In his search for Mr. Kurtz in the heart of Africa, he discovers his own truth and an unfamiliar dark center of his heart.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead just outside his home. People say that many of the Baskerville family were killed by a gigantic devil-like creature - the Hound of the Baskervilles! Can Sherlock Holmes save the new owner of Baskerville Hall from a terrible death?
Gwendolen thinks that she loves Ernest. Cecily thinks that she loves Ernest too. But who is Ernest really? What kind of man is he? This is a wonderfully funny play by one of the greatest writers of his time. This book is written in a play script format.
Inventors are special people.
Jane Eyre, a poor orphan, grows up in misery until she becomes the governess in the house of wealthy Mr Rochester and falls in love. But mysterious events take place in the house at night, and Mr Rochester appears to be hiding a terrible secret.
Mark Twain is one of America's most famous and best-loved writers. He wrote about every important subject of his time. Twain’s stories are usually amusing but with a serious message too. You will read about people’s hopes and fears, happiness and terrible sadness—and wonderful practical jokes!
R. Rider Haggard
Sir Henry Curtis, Captain John Good and Allan Quatermain are travelling to the mysterious, unmapped heart of Africa. Sir Henry wants to find his missing brother. Quatermain wants to find King Solomon's secret treasure. Is Sir Henry's brother still alive? Will they find King Solomon's treasure? Does the treasure even exist...?
Detective Philip Marlowe is looking for Derace Kingsley's wife, Crystal. Is she dead or not? Marlowe finds more than one dead body and learns about women, drugs, men in love, and a police cover-up. Who killed The Lady in the Lake and why?
James Fenimore Cooper
Uncas is the last of the Mohican Indians. He is with his father and Hawkeye when they meet Heyward. Heyward is taking the two young daughters of a British colonel to their father. But a Huron Indian who hates the British is near. Will the girls see their father again?
It is Lisa's first visit to London. She is going to learn English. Then she meets Michael. And suddenly her English lessons are very exciting !
M. R. James
There are strange and horrible creatures, witches, a boy with no heart, and screams that are heard in the night. M.R. James was one of the greatest ghost and horror writers of all time, and this collection of nine stories introduces you to his chilling genius.
Cet outil complet de référence et de pratique, utilisable dès le collège, propose des définitions rédigées à partir de 2000 mots pour faciliter la compréhension et un CD-Rom d'entraînement interactif pour acquérir du vocabulaire.
Roald Dahl is the master of the unexpected. Things are not always what they seem and nobody should be trusted. In this collection of his short stories we learn some strange lessons about the dangerous world we live in. But you will have to wait until the final pages of each story to discover the last, terrible twist!
Volume 2 - Level 4
When the Guardians' spaceship is attacked, a mysterious helper destroys their attackers. Who is Ego? What does he know about Peter Quill? And what are his terrible plans? The Guardians have saved the galaxy once, but can they do it again?
When Peter Quill finds the Orb, he doesn't know that it is a stone with unimaginable power that everyone is looking for. Soon he is being chased by outlaws and aliens. Will he win this fight?