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Fire Upon the Deep - 2826666759

53,59 zł

Fire Upon the Deep GOLLANCZ

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Thousands of years hence, many races inhabit a universe where a mind's potential is determined by its location in space - from superintelligent entities in the Transcend, to the limited minds of the Unthinking Depths, where only simple creatures and technology can function. Nobody knows what strange force partitioned space into these 'zones of thought', but when the warring Straumli realm use an ancient Transcendent artefact as a weapon, they unwittingly unleash an awesome power that destroys thousands of worlds and enslaves all natural and artificial intelligence. Fleeing the threat, a family of scientists, including two children, are taken captive by the Tines - an alien race with a harsh medieval culture - and used as pawns in a ruthless power struggle. A rescue party, not entirely composed of humans, must free the children - and retrieve a secret that may save the rest of interstellar civilization.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

A Fire Upon The Deep - 2843900871

41,06 zł

A Fire Upon The Deep Tor Science Fiction

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

From a four-time Hugo Award-winning author comes this "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year--a space saga awesome in conception, and a riveting novel of conflict, love, loss, and survival. Reissue.

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A Fire Upon The Deep - 2843901659

76,68 zł

A Fire Upon The Deep Tor Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

In 1992 Vernor Vinge amazed the science fiction world with this epic novel of star-spanning adventure. It won the Hugo Award for Best Novel, and has since become a landmark in the field. Now, with the long awaited sequel "The Children of the Sky "about to be published, we are proud to offer the first-ever trade paperback edition of this big-screen SF classic.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

A Fire Upon The Deep - 2840250909

52,99 zł

A Fire Upon The Deep

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Fiction & related items>Science fiction

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Spalona Żywcem Wyd. Kieszonkowe - Souad - 2854922647

11,15 zł

Spalona Żywcem Wyd. Kieszonkowe - Souad

Książki & Multimedia > Książki

Opis - Pierwsze na świecie świadectwo ofiary zbrodni honorowej. Miała siedemnaście lat i zakochała się: zhańbiła rodzinę. Więc rodzina wydała na nią wyrok śmierci... Pokochała go pierwszą miłością. Myślała, że się z nią ożeni. Ale ukochany zniknął, a ona odkryła, że jest w ciąży. A w jej świecie to najcięższa zbrodnia... W zapomnianej przez Boga wiosce w Cisjordanii kobiety są warte mniej niż zwierzęta domowe. Tu mężczyzna jest panem życia i śmierci żony, córki, siostry. Brat może bezkarnie zabić siostrę, matka - córkę, kolejną bezużyteczną dziewczynkę, jaka się urodzi. Tu kobiecie odbiera się godność, a nawet życie zgodnie z odwiecznym obyczajem i uświęconą tradycją. A śmierć jest karą dla dziewczyny, która zhańbi rodzinę. Tak jak Souad. Wyrok wydaje jej ojciec. Szwagier dokonuje egzekucji. Oblewa Souad benzyną i podpala... SOUAD przeżyła - cudem, ale rodzina usiłowała zabić ją nawet w szpitalu. Na zawsze jednak pozostanie straszliwie okaleczona - na ciele i duszy. I wciąż musi się ukrywać; dopóki żyje, jej rodzinę okrywa hańba. Spalona żywcem, opublikowana pod pseudonimem szokująca opowieść o piekle, jakim było jej dzieciństwo i młodość, stała się międzynarodowym bestsellerem. Wydana w 37 w krajach książka przerywa tabu milczenia wobec istniejącej nadal w krajach muzułmańskich barbarzyńskiej tradycji. Nieludzkiego obyczaju, prawa mężczyzn, na mocy którego co najmniej pięć tysięcy kobiet pada co roku ofiarą zbrodni honorowej. Nazwa - Spalona Żywcem Wyd. Kieszonkowe Autor - Souad Oprawa - Miękka Wydawca - Amber Kod ISBN - 9788324159406 Kod EAN - 9788324159406 Wydanie - 1 Rok wydania - 2016 Tłumacz - 31182,maria rostworowska; Format - 110 x 175 x 14 Ilość stron - 224 Podatek VAT - 5% Premiera - 2016-06-23

Sklep: InBook.pl

Black Guard - 2854301467

44,36 zł

Black Guard Head Of Zeus

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

The city of Ro Canarn burns. With their father's blood fresh upon the headsman's sword, Lord Bromvy and Lady Bronwyn, the last scions of the house of Canarn, face fugitive exile or death. In the court of Ro Tiris, men fear to speak their minds. The Army of the Red marches upon the North. Strange accidents befall those who dare question the King's new advisors. Those foolish enough to speak their names call them the Seven Sisters: witches of the fire god; each as beautiful and as dangerous as a flame. And, called from the long ages of deep time by war and sacrifice, the children of a dead god are waking with a pitiless cry. All that was dead will rise. All that now lives will fall...

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Earth-Honoring Faith - 2854352322

142,81 zł

Earth-Honoring Faith Oxford University Press Inc

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Thoughtful observers agree that the planetary crisis we now face-climate change; species extinction; the destruction of entire ecosystems; the urgent need for a more just economic-political order-is pushing human civilization to a radical turning point: change or perish. But precisely how to change remains an open question. In Earth-honoring Faith, Larry Rasmussen answers that question with a dramatically new way of thinking about human society, ethics, and the ongoing health of our planet. Rejecting the modern assumption that morality applies to human society alone, Rasmussen insists that we must derive a spiritual and ecological ethic that accounts for the well-being of all creation, as well as the primal elements upon which it depends: earth, air, fire, water, and sunlight. He argues that good science, necessary as it is, will not be enough to inspire fundamental change. We must draw on religious resources as well to make the difficult transition from an industrial-technological age obsessed with consumption to an ecological age that restores wise stewardship of all life. Earth-honoring Faith advocates an alliance of spirituality and ecology, in which the material requirements for planetary life are reconciled with deep traditions of spirituality across religions, traditions that include mysticism, sacramentalism, prophetic practices, asceticism, and the cultivation of wisdom. It is these shared spiritual practices that can produce a chorus of world faiths to counter the consumerism, utilitarianism, alienation, oppression, and folly that have pushed us to the brink. Written with passionate commitment and deep insight, Earth-honoring Faith reminds us that we must live in the present with the knowledge that the eyes of future generations will look back at us.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Zones of Thought - 2826722171

93,67 zł

Zones of Thought GOLLANCZ

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

The Hugo Award winning A FIRE UPON THE DEEP and its epic companion novel A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY, set in the same universe but 20,000 years earlier, were benchmarks for SF in the last decade of the 20th century. In FIRE 'Vinge presents a galaxy divided into Zones - regions where different physical constraints allow very different technological and mental possibilities. Earth remains in the "Slowness" zone, where nothing can travel faster than light and minds are fairly limited. The action of the book is in the "Beyond", where translight travel and other marvels exist, and humans are one of many intelligent species. One human colony has been experimenting to find a path to the "Transcend", where intelligence and power are so great as to seem godlike. Instead they release the Blight, an evil power, from a billion-year captivity.' Publisher's Weekly In DEEPNESS, 'the story has the same sense of epic vastness despite happening mostly in one isolated solar system. Here there's a world of intelligent spider creatures who traditionally hibernate through the "Deepest Darkness" of their strange variable sun's long "off" periods, when even the atmosphere freezes. Now, science offers them an alternative. Meanwhile, attracted by spider radio transmissions, two human starfleets come exploring--merchants hoping for customers and tyrants who want slaves. Their inevitable clash leaves both fleets crippled, with the power in the wrong hands, which leads to a long wait in space until the spiders develop exploitable technology. Over the years Vinge builds palpable tension through multiple storylines and characters.' Dave Langford

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The Call of the Wild - 2826670609

12,20 zł

The Call of the Wild Harper Collins

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Deep in the forest a call was sounding, and ...he felt compelled to turn his back upon the fire, and to plunge into the forest.' Half St. Bernard, half sheepdog, Buck is stolen away from his comfortable life as a pet in California and sold to dog traders. He soon finds himself aboard a ship, on its way to Northern Canada. Surrounded by cruelty, Buck's natural instincts and behaviour begin to emerge as he works as a mail carrying sled dog, scavenging for food, protecting himself against other dogs and sleeping out in the cold snow. Sold to a group of American gold hunters who are inexperienced living in the wilderness, the dogs are treated badly and as misfortune besets them, Buck is saved by John Thornton. Indebted to his new master, Buck remains by Thornton's side, saving him from drowning and protecting him with fierce loyalty throughout their time together. However, Buck can not deny the strong lure of the wilderness around him. Exciting and action-packed, Call of the Wild explores the timeless relationship between man and dog, and the inevitable draw of primitive instincts that pull Buck away from civilization and humanity towards the lawless and harsh wilderness.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

The Passion of Dolssa - 2845287453

48,81 zł

The Passion of Dolssa Penguin US

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

I must write this account, and when I have finished, I will burn it.§§ Buried deep within the archives of a convent in medieval France is an untold story of love, loss, and wonder and the two girls at the heart of it all.§§Dolssa is an upper-crust city girl with a secret lover and an uncanny gift. Branded a heretic, she's on the run from the friar who condemned her mother to death by fire, and wants Dolssa executed, too.§§Botille is a matchmaker and a tavern-keeper, struggling to keep herself and her sisters on the right side of the law in their seaside town of Bajas.§§When their lives collide by a dark riverside, Botille rescues a dying Dolssa and conceals her in the tavern, where an unlikely friendship blooms. Aided by her sisters and Symo, her surly but loyal neighbor, Botille nurses Dolssa back to health and hides her from her pursuers. But all of Botille's tricks, tales, and cleverness can't protect them forever, and when the full wrath of the Church bears down upon Bajas, Dolssa's passion and Botille's good intentions could destroy the entire village.§§From the author of the award-winning All the Truth That's in Me comes a spellbinding thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final page and make you wonder if miracles really are possible.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition - 2826694728

49,31 zł

Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition Corgi Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

In January 1991, eight members of the SAS regiment embarked upon a top secret mission that was to infiltrate them deep behind enemy lines. Under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, they were to sever the underground communication link between Baghdad and north-west Iraq, and to seek and destroy mobile Scud launchers. Their call sign: BRAVO TWO ZERO. Each man laden with 15 stone of equipment, they patrolled 20km across flat desert to reach their objective. Within days, their location was compromised. After a fierce fire fight, they were forced to escape and evade on foot to the Syrian border. In the desperate action that followed, though stricken by hypothermia and other injuries, the patrol 'went ballistic'. Four men were captured. Three died. Only one escaped. For the survivors, however, the worst ordeals were to come. Delivered to Baghdad, they were tortured with a savagery for which not even their intensive SAS training had prepared them. "Bravo Two Zero" is a breathtaking account of Special Forces soldiering: a chronicle of superhuman courage, endurance and dark humour in the face of overwhelming odds.

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Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, Linda T. Elkins-Tanton, Christopher Schaberg - Earth - 2854487456

51,95 zł

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, Linda T. Elkins-Tanton, Christopher Schaberg - Earth Bloomsbury Academic

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

We know two contradictory things about the Earth: that it is a "blue marble" or "pale blue dot" that sails serenely through space, an object in solitude; and that it is the ground upon which we walk, think, and live--a sphere in motion that trembles with seismic activity and roars with fire, emanations from a core we cannot visit. Through the collaboration of a literary humanist and a planetary scientist, this book examines the possibilities and the limitations of the Earth figured as an object that we can view from the outside but that retains its mysteries deep within.

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At the Kremlin Gates - 2854334192

77,84 zł

At the Kremlin Gates Signal Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

?By tradition, Moscow is the easternmost bastion of western civilisation. Moscow has stood against invasion and war, pestilence and fire. It has been rejected by its own rulers, and its destruction has been planned by its dreamers and invaders alike. Yet it has survived. How this happened is the story of historical accident, the vagaries of geography and economicsand upon occasion, sheer human will and faith. Moscow is also the object of stereotype, from barbaric oriental capital to Holy city on the Hill. In its secular and religious manifestations it has been the goal of pilgrimage and a city of transcendent aspiration. In the twentieth century it was the headquarters of a class-based pogrom of appalling dimensions even as it was proclaimed the capital of global revolution. If Moscow has endured catastrophes barely imagined, it has also been the scene of creative brilliance. It holds a deep contradiction as being both the pilot-boat to hell, and a celestial city of the future. Moscow has bemused visitors, and even the most perceptive of them have fallen victim to their own preconceptions. This is a portrait of Moscow through time. It has one constant, the Kremlin, at once the supreme metaphor of state power but also a symbol of Russian national identity. The tension between Moscow as an urban community and the Moscow of empire and belief is fundamental to the citys narrative. Above it all stands the Kremlin, Moscows arbiter of history. This is also a historical case- study of the growth, development and near-death experiences of a single city to become a living monument to its own survival. It will be of interest to travellers, Urbanists and historians alike.

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And The Sunny Mountain Bo - 2839424382

419,99 zł

And The Sunny Mountain Bo Bear Family Records

Muzyka>Pop

1. Save It! Save It! 2. Chalk Up Another One 3. I Pulled A Boo Boo 4. They Didn't Know The Difference (But I Did) 5. 20/20 Vision 6. That's How I Can Count On You 7. Before The Sun Goes Down 8. Skip, Hop & Wobble 9. You'll Be A Lost Ball 10. Hit Parade Of Love 11. Grand Ole Opry Song 12. I'm The Boss (Of This Here House) 13. Dog Bite Your Hide 14. I'll Drink No More Wine 15. Ocean Of Diamonds 16. Sophronie 17. I'll Never Take No For An Answer 18. Rock Hearts 19. I Like To Hear Em Preach It 20. Voice Of My Savior 21. Night 22. It's Not Like Home 23. She's Left Me Again 24. Hold Whatcha Got 25. Bear Tracks 26. Cripple Creek 27. In Foggy Old London 28. The Joke's On You 29. Wooden Shoes 30. Home Run Man 31. Who'll Sing For Me 101. God Is Always The Same 102. All The Good Times Are Past & Gone 103. You Don't Know My Mind 104. Homesick 105. Old Fashioned Christmas 106. Hi-de Diddle 107. Don't Cry To Me 108. My Walking Shoes 109. Hold To God's Unchanging Hands 110. Undo What's Been Done 111. Deep River 112. What Was I Supposed To Do 113. I Can, I Will, I Do Believe 114. There Was A Love 115. Poor Little Bull Frog 116. Steppin' Stones 117. There Ain't Nobody Gonna Miss Me When I'm ... 118. Little Angels In Heaven 119. Pretending I Don't Care 120. Leavin' Town 121. Don't Give Your Heart To A Rambler 122. God Guide Our Leader's Hand 123. Train 45 124. Mr. Engineer 125. This World Is Not My Home 126. Drink Up & Go Home 127. Lord I'm Coming Home 128. Goodbye 129. Pray The Clouds Away 130. Give Me The Roses Now 201. Prayer Bell Of Heaven 202. Give Me Your Hand 203. Stormy Waters 204. What Would You Give In Exchange 205. Shut-in's Prayer 206. A Beautiful Life 207. Little White Church 208. The Old Man's Drunk Again 209. Moonshine Hollow 210. Hey Lonesome 211. Tennessee 212. Widow Maker 213. I'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes 214. Red River Valley 215. John Henry 216. Truck Driving Man 217. There's More Pretty Girls Than One 218. Six Days On The Road 219. Truck Driver's Queen 220. I'd Rather Have America 221. Little Robin 222. There's Better Times A'coming 223. 20/20 Vision 224. Guitar Picking President 225. It Takes One To Know One 226. Sunny Side Of The Mountain 227. Snow White Grave 228. Poor Ellen Smith 229. Shenandoah Waltz 301. I'm Coming Back But I Don't Know When 302. In The Pines 303. The Last Song 304. Sweet Dixie 305. Wild Indian 306. Run Boy Run 307. Theme Time 308. Orange Blossom Special 309. I Can't Quit Cigarettes 310. Lost Highway 311. The Good Things Out Weigh The Bad 312. The Summer's Come & Gone 313. Fraulein 314. You're Gonna Change (Or I'm Gonna Leave) 315. Tennessee Waltz 316. Little Maggie, She's So Sweet 317. Big Country 318. Red Rooster 319. Crow On The Banjo 320. You Are My Sunshine 321. Going Up Dry Branch 322. Living Like A Fool 323. Union County 324. Uptown Blues 325. Goin' Ape (Over You) 326. Steal Away Somewhere & Die 327. Freeborn Man 328. Losing You 401. Just An Old Standby 402. Slowly 403. Lonesome Prison Blues 404. Shackles & Chains 405. Doin' My Time 406. Milwaukee Here I Come 407. Arab Bounce 408. Homesick 409. (I've Got My) Future On Ice 410. Midnight Rambler 411. Between Fire & Water 412. Singing All Day & Dinner On The Ground 413. Lift Your Eyes To Jesus 414. Shake Hands With Mother Again 415. When The Savior Reached Down For Me 416. Help Thy Brother 417. My Lord Keeps A Record 418. I'd Like To Be Sixteen Again 419. I Cried Again 420. Chattanooga Dog 421. Mary Ann 422. I Buried My Future 423. Just Plain Yellow 424. Fly Me To Frisco 425. Grave Upon The Green Hillside 426. Lost To A Stranger 427. Beautiful Brown Eyes 428. You Are My Sunshine

Sklep: Gigant.pl

Deepness in the Sky - 2854541312

48,81 zł

Deepness in the Sky GOLLANCZ

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

This is science fiction on the grandest of scales - a cast of thousands set across hundreds of years and in the farthest reaches of Human Space. A prequel to his earlier novel A Fire Upon the Deep, this new novel is epic in scope and a thoroughly riveting read. A Deepness In the Sky is the story of Pham Nuwen, a small cog in the interstellar trading fleet of the Queng Ho. Both they and the Emergents are orbiting Arachna, a dormant planet which will shortly wake up when its On/Off star relights after decades of darkness. Both groups hope to exploit the coming age of technology and commerce on Arachna. But while the Queng Ho seek only to trade aggressively, the Emergents plans are far more sinister, amounting to little short of genocide ...

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