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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?
Gulliver travels across the sea from England and has an accident. He arrives in a country of very, very small people. What will they do with him?
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.
USA, Israël, France, Switzerland, China and Japan
Daniel Rouach, Steve Louzoun
This book explores how new ideas can be transformed into successful businesses, through the nurturing of Business Incubators.
John R. Walker, Josielyn T. Walker
Introduction to Hospitality Management explores all aspects of the field including: travel and tourism; lodging; foodservice; meetings, conventions and expositions; and leisure and recreation. For courses in Introduction to Hospitality and Hospitality Management.
Inventors are special people.
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.
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!
Michael Henchard is a wealthy and respected man, but he has a terrible secret. Twenty years ago, when he was unemployed and penniless, he sold his wife to a sailor. Now she is looking for him again. Why? And what will happen when she finds him?
Bassanio wants to get married, but he has no money and a lot of debts.
In a wood outside Athens, four young people are following their dreams, while fairies play strange games with them. Their world seems unreal but is it really very different from our own?