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Spalona Żywcem Wyd. Kieszonkowe - Souad - 2836915930

10,90 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


Stranger in My Own Country - 2826739482

104,58 zł

Stranger in My Own Country Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons...

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

"I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses." Sitting in a prison cell in the autumn of 1944, Hans Fallada sums up his life under the National Socialist dictatorship, the time of "inward emigration". Under conditions of close confinement, in constant fear of discovery, he writes himself free from the nightmare of the Nazi years. His frank and sometimes provocative memoirs were thought for many years to have been lost. They are published here for the first time. The confessional mode did not come naturally to Fallada the writer of fiction, but in the mental and emotional distress of 1944, self-reflection became a survival strategy. In the "house of the dead" he exacts his political revenge on paper. "I know that I am crazy. I'm risking not only my own life, I'm also risking the lives of many of the people I am writing about", he notes, driven by the compulsion to write. And write he does: about spying and denunciation, about the threat to his livelihood and his literary work, about the fate of many friends and contemporaries such as Ernst Rowohlt and Emil Jannings. To conceal his intentions and to save paper, he uses abbreviations. His notes, constantly exposed to the gaze of the prison warders, become a kind of secret code. He finally succeeds in smuggling the manuscript out of the prison, although it remained unpublished for half a century. These revealing memoirs by one of the best-known German writers of the 20th century will be of great interest to all readers of modern literature.


Diary of a Young Girl - 2826767220

44,57 zł

Diary of a Young Girl Penguin

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

One of the most famous accounts of living under the Nazi regime of World War II comes from the diary of a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne Frank. Today, "The Diary of a Young Girl" has sold over 25 million copies world-wide; this is the definitive edition released to mark the 70th anniversary of the day the diary begins. '12 June 1942: I hope I will be able to confide everything to you, as I have never been able to confide in anyone, and I hope you will be a great source of comfort and support' "The Diary of a Young Girl" is one of the most celebrated and enduring books of the last century. Tens of millions have read it since it was first published in 1947 and it remains a deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of the human spirit. This definitive edition restores thirty per cent if the original manuscript, which was deleted from the original edition. It reveals Anne as a teenage girl who fretted about and tried to cope with her own emerging sexuality and who also veered between being a carefree child and an aware adult. Anne Frank and her family fled the horrors of Nazi occupation by hiding in the back of a warehouse in Amsterdam for two years with another family and a German dentist. Aged thirteen when she went into the secret annexe, Anne kept a diary. She movingly revealed how the eight people living under these extraordinary conditions coped with hunger, the daily threat of discovery and death and being cut off from the outside world, as well as petty misunderstandings and the unbearable strain of living like prisoners. "The Diary of a Young Girl" is a timeless true story to be rediscovered by each new generation. For young readers and adults it continues to bring to life Anne's extraordinary courage and struggle throughout her ordeal. This is the definitive edition of the diary of Anne Frank. Anne Frank was born on the 12 June 1929. She died while imprisoned at Bergen-Belsen, three months short of her sixteenth birthday. This seventieth anniversary, definitive edition of "The Diary of a Young Girl" is poignant, heartbreaking and a book that everyone should read.


George Orwell - 2826817702

164,44 zł

George Orwell Liveright Publishing Corporation

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

From his school days to his tragic early death, George Orwell, who never wrote an autobiography, chronicled the dramatic events of his turbulent life in a profusion of powerful letters. Indeed, one of the twentieth century s most revered icons was a lively, prolific correspondent who developed in rich, nuanced dispatches the ideas that would influence generations of writers and intellectuals. This historic work never before published in America and featuring many previously unseen letters presents an account of Orwell s interior life as personal and absorbing as readers may ever see. Over the course of a lifetime, Orwell corresponded with hundreds of people, including many distinguished political and artistic figures. Witty, personal, and profound, the letters tell the story of Orwell s passionate first love that ended in devastation and explains how young Eric Arthur Blair chose the pseudonym "George Orwell." In missives to luminaries such as T. S. Eliot, Stephen Spender, Arthur Koestler, Cyril Connolly, and Henry Miller, he spells out his literary and philosophical beliefs. Readers will encounter Orwell s thoughts on matters both quotidian (poltergeists and the art of playing croquet) and historical including his illuminating descriptions of war-shattered Barcelona and pronouncements on bayonets and the immanent cruelty of chaining German prisoners. The letters also reveal the origins of his famous novels. To a fan he wrote, "I think, and have thought ever since the war began that our cause is the better, but we have to keep on making it the better, which involves constant criticism." A paragraph before, he explained that the British intelligentsia in 1944 were "perfectly ready for dictatorial methods, secret police, systematic falsification of history," prefiguring the themes of 1984. Entrusting the manuscript of Animal Farm to Leonard Moore, his literary agent, Orwell describes it as "a sort of fairy story, really a fable with political meaning This book is murder from the Communist point of view." Hardly known outside a small circle of Orwell scholars, these rare letters include Orwell s message to Dwight Macdonald of 5 December 1946 explaining Animal Farm; his correspondence with his first translator, R. N. Raimbault (with English translations of the French originals); and the moving encomium written about Orwell by his BBC head of department after his service there. The volume concludes with a fearless account of the painful illness that took Orwell s life at age forty-seven. His last letter concerns his son and his estate and closes with the words, "Beyond that I can t make plans at present." Meticulously edited and fully annotated by Peter Davison, the world s preeminent Orwell scholar, the volume presents Orwell in all his varieties and his relationships with those most close to him, especially his first wife, Eileen. Combined with rare photographs and hand-drawn illustrations, George Orwell: A Life in Letters offers "everything a reader new to Orwell needs to know and a great deal that diehard fans will be enchanted to have" (New Statesmen)."


Philistine Gamble - 2840797516

107,93 zł

Philistine Gamble Lightning Source UK Ltd

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

With The Philistine Gamble, O'Rourke adds mystery and a noir style to his mantra of Murder, Menace and Merriment. "Compost happens." Discount private eye Nick Gamble says that a lot, usually when he opens the mail, but today it's worse. Our flawed and philandering PI finds his friend and mentor, Bishop Francis Xavier Augustini, dead in the church office. It doesn't help when one of LAPD's not-so-finest Lieutenant Hardcastle catches Nick at the murder scene and takes him in for questioning. When Hardcastle asks for the thousandth time why Gamble killed his friend, Nick finally confesses. "It was Amway. The Bishop said I had to hold meetings, invite my friends. I only wanted to sell the soap. We argued." Nick wants to know who really killed his friend, but the Russian Mafia, the Vatican Police, too many bad cops, and a three thousand-year-old, muscle-bound geezer keep getting in the way. They're all after the same thing-an ancient manuscript worth millions. Nick's going to need a lot of help, and he gets it. There's Leo the massive mailman, a mini fridge with a bum leg and a trick door, a secret underwear gun, and Vera Foxxe, Nick's able assistant and long-time bride to be-the sexiest woman on earth. If you don't believe it, ask the Dalai Lama. This double feature will keep you guessing-and laughing-until the last page. Twice. Sorry, you'll have to bring your own popcorn. Includes a preview of Toxicity. Attorney Riley Scofield returns in Denis O'Rourke's exciting prequel to Proposition. Read inside: Acclaim for Denis O'Rourke's stories.


Lecture Notes on Bucket Algorithms - 2826977053

464,82 zł

Lecture Notes on Bucket Algorithms Birkhäuser

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Hashing algorithms scramble data and create pseudo-uniform data distribu tions. Bucket algorithms operate on raw untransformed data which are parti tioned Into groups according to membership In equl-slzed d-dlmenslonal hyperrec tangles, called cells or buckets. The bucket data structure Is rather sensitive to the distribution of the data. In these lecture notes, we attempt to explain the connection between the expected time of various bucket algorithms and the dis tribution of the data. The results are Illustrated on standard searching, sorting and selection problems, as well as on a variety of problems In computational geometry and operations research. The notes grew partially from a graduate course on probability theory In computer science. I wish to thank Elizabeth Van Gulick for her help with the manuscript, and David Avis, Hanna AYukawa, Vasek Chvatal, Beatrice Devroye, Hossam EI Glndy, Duncan McCallum, Magda McCallum, Godfrled Toussaint and Sue Whltesldes"for making the School of Computer Science at McGill University such an enjoyable place. The work was supported by NSERC Grant A3456 and by FCAC Grant EQ-1679. INTRODUCTION 1 INTRODUCTION It Is not a secret that methods based upon the truncation of data have good expected time performance. For example, for nice distributions of the data, searching Is often better done via a hashing data structure Instead of via a search tree. The speed one observes In practice Is due to the fact that the truncation operation Is a constant time operation.


Der Seidenfaecher - 2839301459

84,99 zł

Der Seidenfaecher Sony Classical


1. Portman, Rachel - Lily Meets Snow Flower 2. Portman, Rachel - The Letterbox 3. Portman, Rachel - The Secret Fan 4. Portman, Rachel - Dalang's Return 5. Portman, Rachel - Bicycle 6. Portman, Rachel - Forbidden To See 7. Portman, Rachel - Nina Passes Note 8. Portman, Rachel - Lily Leaves To Marry 9. Portman, Rachel - Sophia Offers Comfort 10. Portman, Rachel - Snowflower's Bad Fortune 11. Portman, Rachel - Letters At The Airport 12. Portman, Rachel - Exodus 13. Portman, Rachel - Snow Flower's Tears 14. Portman, Rachel - Nina Finds Manuscript 15. Portman, Rachel - The Suit 16. Portman, Rachel - I Cannot Be What You Wish 17. Portman, Rachel - Snowflower Arrives Late 18. Portman, Rachel - We Will Be Laotong


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