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The Lost Welsh Kingdom - 2840261607

66,99 zł

The Lost Welsh Kingdom

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Impermanent Ways: The Closed Lines of Britain - Welsh Borders - 2843912353

64,00 zł

Impermanent Ways: The Closed Lines of Britain - Welsh Borders Noodle Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

This is the tenth volume in this highly popular series of books which look in detail at the lost and closed lines of the United Kingdom. Author Jeffery Grayer, who has contributed many titles to the series, this time looks at the closed lines of the Welsh Border counties. He has amassed a collection of colour views from a variety of former lines both in England, Wales and of course, cross-border routes. This new book is a perfect exercise in nostalgia for all those who like to travel back in time from the comfort of their armchair, and is equally valuable for active travellers and railway historians.


If You Liked School, You'll Love Work - 2826733687

59,93 zł

If You Liked School, You'll Love Work JONATHAN CAPE

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

In his first short-story collection since "The Acid House", Irvine Welsh sets us five tricky questions. In 'Rattlesnakes' how do three young Americans find themselves lost in the desert, and why does one find himself performing fellatio on another while being watched by the bare-breasted Madeline and two armed Mexicans? Who is the mysterious Korean chef who has moved upstairs to Chicago socialite Kendra Cross, in 'The D.O.G.S. of Lincoln Park', and what does he have to do with the disappearance of her faithful pooch Toto? In the title story, can Mickey Baker - an expat English bar-owner ducking and diving on the Costa Brava - manage to keep all his balls in the air: maintaining his barmaid Cynthia's body weight at the sexual maximum while attending to the youthful Persephone and dodging his persistent ex-wife and a pair of Spanish gangsters? By what train of events does Raymond Wilson Butler, writing a biography of a legendary US film director in "Miss Arizona" come to end up as a piece of movie memorabilia? And how, in the novella "The Kingdom of Fife" will Jason King - diminutive ex-trainee jockey and Subbuteo star of Cowdenbeath - fare in the world of middle-class female equestrians, and will he ever enjoy the tender and long-anticipated charms of Jenni Cahill and her remarkable jodhpurs? All of these questions are posed, and answered, in these five extraordinary stories: stories that remind us that Irvine Welsh is a master of the shorter form, a brilliant storyteller, and - unarguably - one of the funniest and filthiest writers in Britain.


Summer of the Danes - 2834150495

44,46 zł

Summer of the Danes TIME WARNER

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

In the summer of 1144, a strange calm has settled over England. The armies of King Stephen and Empress Maud have temporarily exhausted each other. Brother Cadfael considers peace a blessing, but a little excitement never comes amiss to a former soldier and Cadfael is delighted to accompany his young friend, Brother Mark, on a mission of church diplomacy to his native Wales, not expecting to be caught up in yet another royal feud. The Welsh prince Owain Gwynedd has banished his brother Cadwaladr, accusing him of the treacherous murder of an ally. The reckless Cadwaldr has retaliated by landing an army of Danish mercenaries, poised to invade Wales and retake his lost lands. As the two armies teeter on the brink of bloody civil war, Cadfael is captured by the Danes together with a headstrong young woman fleeing an arranged marriage, but before he can untangle such domestic passions, Cadfael has to survive the brotherly quarrel that could plunge an entire kingdom into deadly chaos.


Nevermore - 2834156915

33,71 zł

Nevermore OxfordPoets

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Nevermore is an elegy for lost times and threatened things. It celebrates recollection and the "immortality of youth", and youth's passions: for natural history (as in the group of bird poems entitled "Plato's Aviary"), for the naive curiosity and lust of adolescent "love", for adventuresome escape (as in the docu-poem rhapsody "Lines from an Aran Journal"), and for the elusive prize of poetry itself. The poems traffic across borders, between the 1950s and 60s and the present, between Wales, Scotland and Ireland, fish and fowl, coastal town and wilderness, material realities and transcendent dreams, and confused claims of cultural identity, Welsh and Scottish and neither. "Nevermore" speaks from a world where family as rural tribe, rooted in place, has given way to a rootless diaspora, its history at risk of erasure, for worse, and for better, post-United Kingdom - in a spirit that, if it could make anything a happen, would will the good republic into being.


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