Generally considered to be F. Scott Fitzgerald's finest novel, The Great Gatsby is a consummate summary of the "roaring twenties", and a devastating expose of the ‘Jazz Age’. Through the narration of Nick Carraway, the reader is taken into the superficially glittering world of the mansions which lined the Long Island shore in the 1920s, to encounter Nick's cousin Daisy, her brash but wealthy husband Tom Buchanan, Jay Gatsby and the mystery that surrounds him. (B1 level) ISBN: 9781853260414
Animal Farm, by George Orwell - author of 1984, one of Britain's most popular novels - is a brilliant political satire and a powerful and affecting story of revolutions and idealism, power and corruption. 'All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.' Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the animal farm. ( A1 level) ISBN: 9780141036137
Featuring a new introduction by the author, this specially packaged, popularly priced hardcover edition of an American classic (with more than 30 million copies sold) celebrates the 35th anniversary of its original publication.(B1 level) ISBN: 9780446310789
The unmissable first novel from bestselling and award-winning author of The Fault In
“If people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.”
Miles Halter’s whole life has been one big non-event, until he meets Alaska Young. (B1 level)
Charlie is a freshman. And while he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years yet socially awkward, he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it. Charlie is attempting to navigate his way through uncharted territory: the world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends; the world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. But Charlie can't stay on the sideline forever. Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor. (A2/B1) ISBN: 9781847394071
The Tales of Beedle the Bard played a crucial role in assisting Harry, aided by his friends Ron and Hermione, to finally defeat Lord Voldemort. Fans will be thrilled to have this opportunity to read the tales in full.
After a NASA satellite discovers a mysterious object buried beneath the Arctic ice, a team of scientists is called in to verify the authenticity of the find. What they discover, however, is a plot of unimaginable deception that threatens to plunge the world into controversy--a vicious, high-ranking conspiracy that may lead all the way to the White House.
'The dog was lying on the grass in the middle of the lawn in front of Mrs Shears' house. It looked as if it was running on its side, the way dogs run when they think they are chasing a cat in a dream. But the dog was not running or asleep. The dog was dead. There was a garden fork sticking out of the dog.' The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a murder mystery novel like no other. (A2 level) ISBN:9780099470434
An ambitious new student at Manhattan's prestigious Executive Pre-Professional High School, Craig Gilner suddenly discovers that he has become an average kid among a group of brilliant students, a discovery that leads to increasing anxiety and a battle with clinical depression, during which he encounters a motley crew of fellow patients battling their own problems. Reprint. (B1 level) ISBN: 9780786851973
The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.(Level A2) ISBN: 9781449474256
(Paperback) How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, timetables and consumerism? And what will our world be like in the millennia to come? (LEVEL A2/B1) ISBN: 9780099590088
"Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable." - John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars.
We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart.
Read it for level (A2/B1/B2)
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE. (ISBN 9781471403989 )
Return to Feyre, Rhys and their Court of Dreams in this lighter novella that picks up where A Court of Wings and Ruin left off. Months after the explosive events in A Court of Wings and Ruin, Feyre, Rhys and their companions are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it a hard-earned reprieve. ( A2/B1) ISBN: 9781408890325
At long last, a final reckoning is coming for Frieda Klein...
On a north London high street, a runaway vehicle crashes to a halt. The man in the driving seat was murdered a week earlier.
On Hampstead Heath, a bonfire blazes: in the flames lies the next victim.
As autumn leaves fall, a serial killer runs amok in the capital, playing games with the police. The death toll is rising fast, and the investigation is floundering.
But this is no ordinary killer, and every new victim is intended as a message to just one woman.
Because psychologist Frieda Klein is in hiding. And someone is coming to find her . . (B1 level)
The eighth story, 19 years later. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, this is the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage, and will receive its world premiere in London's West End on 30th July 2016. This play revisits Harry as an overworked Ministry of Magic employee, a husband, and father of of three school age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: that sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places. (A2 Level) ISBN: 9780751565355
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt Scamander's classic compendium of magical creatures, has delighted generations of wizarding readers. With this beautiful, large-scale new edition illustrated in full color, Muggles too will have the chance to discover where the Runespoor lives, what the Puffskein eats, and why shiny objects should always be kept away from the Niffler. (B1 level) ISBN: 9781408885260
Herman Melville's epic account of the last voyage of the ill-fated whaling ship Pequod is acknowledged today as a fundamental exploration of the ideas and interests that shaped the American experience in the nineteenth century. ( A2) ISBN: 9781435161405
"Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales collects more than two hundred tales set down by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in the early decades of the nineteenth century, among them some of the best-loved and most famous fairy tales in all literature. This edition features ten rarely seen ""Children's Legends"" and the full-colour artwork of Arthur Rackham." (A2/B1 level)
Hans Christian Andersen is one of the world's most popular storytellers, and his fairy tales are among the best-loved works of literature. This book is abundantly illustrated with more than 100 hundred drawings and colour plates by Dugald Stewart Walker and Hans Tegner, two of Hans Christian Andersen's best-known illustrators. Het is een prachtige uitgave met de complete
werken van Hans Christain Andersen. (A2/B1 level) Een prachtig geschenk of aanvulling voor de fan van klassiekers! ISBN:9781435158122
In a publishing career that spanned less than a decade, Jane Austen revolutionized the literary romance, using it as a stage from which to address issues of gender politics and class-consciousness rarely expressed in her day. Jane Austen: Seven Novels is part of Barnes & Noble's series of quality leatherbound volumes. (A2/B1) ISBN: 9781435158139
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Written with input from director Rian Johnson, this official adaptation of Star Wars: The Last Jedi expands on the film to include scenes from alternate versions of the script and other additional content. ( LEVEL B1/B2)
A leather bound edition from the popular series. It features a satin-ribbon bookmark,
decorative stained edging and marbled endpapers.
Aesop's Illustrated Fables features more than 400 fables, beautifully illustrated with engravings and color plates by Arthur Rackham, Walter Crane, and Ernest Griset. It includes all of the classic fables whose titles and morals have become part of our common cultural vocabulary, among them "The Boy Who Cried Wolf," "The Tortoise and the Hare," "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse," "The Dog in the Manger," and "The Fox and the Grapes." Part fairy tale, part fantasy story, part parable with a lesson to impart, each of these fables is a polished gem of storytelling craft whose luster never dulls. ( B1 level) ISBN: 9781435144835
"Collecting ""Five Weeks in a Balloon"", ""Around the World in Eighty Days"", ""A Journey to the Center of the Earth"", ""From the Earth to the Moon"", ""Round the Moon"", ""Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea"" and ""The Mysterious Island"", this title offers a compilation of seven of Jules Verne's Voyages." (B1) ISBN: 9781435122956
Hamlet. Romeo and Juliet. Henry V. Macbeth. A Midsummer Night's Dream. King Lear. Lovers of literature will immediately recognise these as signature works of William Shakespeare. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare collects all thirty-seven of the immortal Bard's comedies, tragedies, and historical plays in a beautiful edition.(B1/B2 level) ISBN: 9781435154476
Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter magic! An extraordinary creative achievement by an extraordinary talent, Jim Kay's inspired reimagining of J.K. Rowling's classic series has captured a devoted following worldwide. This stunning new fully illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban brings more breathtaking scenes and unforgettable characters - including Sirius Black, Remus Lupin and Professor Trelawney. With paint, pencil and pixels, Kay conjures the wizarding world as we have never seen it before. Fizzing with magic and brimming with humour, this full-colour edition will captivate fans and new readers alike as Harry, now in his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, faces Dementors, death omens and - of course - danger.(A2 Level) ISBN: 9781408845660
Prepare to be spellbound by Jim Kay's dazzling full-colour illustrations in this new edition of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Breathtaking scenes and unforgettable characters - including Dobby and Gilderoy Lockhart - await inside as Harry and his friends, now in their second year at Hogwarts, seek out a legendary chamber and the deadly secret that lies at its heart. ( A2 level) ISBN 9781408845653
Prepare to be spellbound by Jim Kay's dazzling depiction of the wizarding world and much loved characters in this full-colour illustrated hardback edition of the nation's favourite children's book - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Brimming with rich detail and humour that perfectly complements J.K. Rowling's timeless classic, Jim Kay's glorious illustrations will captivate fans and new readers alike. ( A2 level) ISBN: 9781408845646
In this stunning follow-up to the global phenomenon The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown demonstrates once again why he is the world's most popular thriller writer. The Lost Symbol is a masterstroke of storytelling—a deadly race through a real-world labyrinth of codes, secrets, and unseen truths . .