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Ochutnávka z Booker Prize 2019

Kolekce obsahuje 8 knih

Longlist letošní Booker Prize už je na světě, takže pro ty z vás, kteří preferují čtení v angličtině tu máme na ochutnávku pár lahůdek z tohoto seznamu. Které knize budete držet palce vy? ;-)

Kolekci sestavila
Jana Benešová

The wait is over. And so I step up, into the darkness within; or else the light. When the van door slammed on Offred’s future at the end of The Handmaid’s Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her – freedom, prison or death...

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Předobjednávka,
vychází 10.9.2019

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When Korede's dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what's expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This'll be the third boyfriend Ayoola's dispatched in...

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Na skladě, objednávejte ale rychle

Kavanagh begins his life patrolling the Wall. If he's lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has two years of this, 729 more nights. The best thing that can happen is that he survives and gets off the Wall and never has to spend another day of his life...

466 Kč

Dodání může trvat více než tři týdny

A family in New York packs the car and sets out on a road trip. A mother, a father, a boy and a girl, they head south west, to the Apacheria, the regions of the US which used to be Mexico. They drive for hours through desert and mountains...

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Na skladě, objednávejte ale rychle

Umuahia, Nigeria. Chinonso, a young poultry farmer, sees a woman attempting to jump to her death from a highway bridge. Horrified by her recklessness, Chinonso joins her on the roadside and hurls two of his most ...

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Na skladě, objednávejte ale rychle

Not far from London, there is a village. This village belongs to the people who live in it and to those who lived in it hundreds of years ago. It belongs to England's mysterious past and its confounding present. It belongs to Mad Pete, the grizzled...

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Na skladě, objednávejte ale rychle

For Leila, each minute after her death brings a sensuous memory: the taste of spiced goat stew, sacrificed by her father to celebrate the long-awaited birth of a son; the sight of bubbling vats of lemon and sugar which the women use to wax their legs ...

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Posíláme do pěti dní

In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love – against their better judgement – with Victor Stein, a celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI...

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Dodání může trvat více než tři týdny

„Jestliže nemůžeme s potěšením číst knihu zas a znovu, není třeba ji číst vůbec.“

Voltaire