By Rick Riordan
Die Götter des Olymp befürchten das Schlimmste, denn die Titanen rüsten zum Krieg! Percy und seine Freunde müssen bis zur Wintersonnenwende die Göttin Artemis befreien, die in die Klauen der finsteren Mächte geraten ist. Dabei müssen sie gegen die gefährlichsten Monster der griechischen Mythologie antreten - und geraten selbst in tödliche Gefahr. Aber mit Percy haben die Titanen nicht gerechnet. Dabei weiß doch inzwischen jeder, dass er mit allen Wassern gewaschen ist - schließlich ist er der Sohn des Poseidon!
By Tanja Heitmann
Das Romantasy-Highlight: aufregende fable und packende Liebesgeschichte zugleich
Nach seinem Sieg über den Schatten hat Sam beschlossen, der Sphäre auf immer den Rücken zu kehren. Endlich können Sam und Mila das sein, wonach sie sich so lange gesehnt haben: ein ganz normales verliebtes Paar. Doch beide haben Geheimnisse voreinander, die ihre Beziehung auf die Probe zu stellen drohen: Zwar hält Sam sich der Sphäre fern, aber immer wieder suchen seine Freunde unter den Schattenschwingen heimlich Sams Gesellschaft. Mila wiederum verschweigt Sam, dass ihr der Schatten wiederholt in ihren Träumen erscheint.
Und dann steht der Schatten Mila zu deren unendlichen Entsetzen auf einer occasion gegenüber! Der Schatten hat seine frühere Kraft zurückgewonnen und er hat nur ein Ziel: Er will Mila unter seinen Einfluss bringen …
By Amy S. Watkin
As a poet, novelist, and brief tale author, Oscar Wilde engages and fascinates his readers along with his skill to use appropriate contraries. His vital works, together with "The value of Being Earnest", "The photograph of Dorian Gray", "Lady Windermere's Fan", and "Salome", are mentioned during this quantity, delivering readers numerous methods of exploring and discussing Wilde's frequently boisterously comedian writings. Writers will locate beneficial suggestion for composing potent essays approximately this witty Irishman.
Questo pratico dizionario contiene circa 40.000 vocaboli: significati, declinazione dei nomi e coniugazione dei verbi, fraseologia specifica, termini stranieri più diffusi, terminologia scientifica e tecnica. Grazie alle dettagliate definizioni dei termini e alla ricca fraseologia dei principali lemmi, è un utile strumento consistent with chi viaggia, consistent with chi vuole parlare, leggere, scrivere e capire le lingue. Il quantity, di agile formato, è ideale according to una consultazione rapida ed essenziale.
By Harold Bloom
Shakespeare imbued "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with notable complexity. This airy fable comprises 4 varied degrees of illustration, which intermingle yet by no means utterly fuse. This worthy new literary reference offers a range of the easiest modern feedback of 1 of Shakespeare's maximum performs, brought through an essay from esteemed pupil Harold Bloom and that includes a bibliography, index, and chronology of the Bard's lifestyles. Volumes within the "Bloom's sleek severe Interpretations" sequence are meant for in-depth research of literary classics via 8 to twelve full-length essays that signify the simplest feedback to be had on a selected paintings.
By Dana Desonie
There is not any position extra distant than the Arctic and Antarctic, yet their remoteness has no longer stored them remoted: pollution published in constructed lands commute on air and water currents into the polar areas, the ozone gap has widened over Antarctica, and worldwide warming is inflicting its maximum harm within the world's iciest locales. in addition to an figuring out of the way human actions are altering the polar areas has come an appreciation in their significance in international weather, organic productiveness, and biodiversity. ''Polar Regions'' is an important new e-book that explains what percentage scientists are delivering forewarning of the alterations that might come to the full planet if society maintains on its present trajectory. that includes full-color images and illustrations, sidebars, feedback for extra studying, and sites, this ebook palms readers with the knowledge essential to take a stand in preserving our fragile planet.
By Samuel Willard Crompton
In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell uttered the phrases that will inaugurate a brand new period in human conversation: 'Mr. Watson, come right here, i need to work out you'. Bell was once talking via his new invention: the phone. even though his identify is the 1st to be linked to this now ubiquitous gadget, Bell was once now not operating in a vacuum or solely on his personal. the second one half the nineteenth century was once a time of serious innovation, within which many folks have been experimenting with numerous designs for machines to permit human conversation over nice distances. Bell used to be easily the 1st to win a patent. "Alexander Graham Bell and the phone" tells the tale of the fellow who invented the phone, the folk who helped him, and the alterations that took place as a result of one of many maximum innovations of all time.
By Brian Jacques
A dismal strength is rampaging throughout the forests of Mossflower. Gulo the Savage, wolverine, flesh-eater and brutal killer, has encounter the seas looking for his brother, Askor. Askor stole the well-known jogging stone that might make one in all them king of the lands of ice and snow - and Gulo desires it again. Anybeast who will get in Gulo's means is lifeless meat. actually. Rakkety Tam McBurl is a courageous border warrior, travelled south looking for event. but if his military is attacked by way of Gulo's flesh-eating band, experience reveals him. Gulo is heading for the traditional Redwall Abbey - and Rakkety Tam is decided to not enable the savage Gulo spoil the peaceable methods of Redwall.
By Andrew Goldman
A entire advent to the international locations of crucial and japanese Europe over a part century of turbulent switch - from submit conflict subjugation by means of the Soviet Union to either shared and divergent reports of post-Communist transition to free-market democracies.
By Harold Bloom
Aldous Huxley has been referred to as the 20 th century's resolution to the Renaissance philosopher. He received status from his utopian and dystopian fiction, together with courageous New international, aspect Counter aspect, Crome Yellow, and Ape and Essence. study extra approximately Huxley throughout the paintings of revered critics incorporated during this textual content. This name, Aldous Huxley, a part of Chelsea residence Publishers’ sleek severe perspectives sequence, examines the main works of Aldous Huxley via full-length serious essays via specialist literary critics. furthermore, this identify incorporates a brief biography on Aldous Huxley, a chronology of the author’s existence, and an introductory essay written by means of Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the arts, Yale college.