Orestes and Other Plays provides new translations of Ion, Orestes, The Phoenician Women and The Suppliant Women, plays that all explore ethical and political themes. Ion vividly portrays the role of chance in human life and the dynamics of family relationships. In Orestes, the most popular of the tragedian’s plays about the ancient world, Euripides […]
In the first of these stories, Rip van Winkle sleeps for over twenty years, and then wakes up to a world that he no longer understands. In the other story, Ichabod Crane, the school teacher, meets a headless rider in the middle of a dark night. These two classic tales of the supernatural by Washington […]
That Donald Trump is an asshole is a fact widely agreed upon even by his supporters, who actually like that about him. But his startling political rise makes the question of just what sort of asshole he is, and how his assholedom may help to explain his success, one not just of philosophical interest but […]
Four friends — Alex, Dan, Matt and Hannah — are spending a week in the country on a school trip. In an old, empty farmhouse, they discover hidden boxes full of stolen things. They tell the police what they’ve found, but someone makes sure the police don’t believe them. What has happened to the boxes? […]
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince takes up the story of Harry Potter’s sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at this point as Voldemort’s power and followers are increasing day by day, in the midst of this battle of good and evil.
The A-Stars played music and the Zigzags danced. They both wanted to win the Harmony School Talent Show! Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the […]
Get your best grades with this Cambridge International AS and A Level Geography Revision Guide. — Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from experienced examiners Garrett Nagle and Paul Guinness — Use specific case studies to improve your knowledge of geographical patterns, processes and changes — Get the top marks by applying geographical terms […]
l’Intermedio in tasca è un libro multifunzionale con diverse finalità: preparare gli studenti d’italiano per la prova scritta dei vari esami di lingua di questo livello; fornire informazioni e conoscenze sulla cultura e la realtà italiana; presentare una serie di test di verifica, di rinforzo e di revisione delle strutture morfosintattiche; mettere lo studente a […]
The adorable bear is back, just in time for a lift-the-flap Christmas. Children will enjoy helping Corduroy trim the tree, bake cookies, wrap presents, and hang a stocking on the fireplace mantle — and will share Corduroy’s delight on Christmas morning when he sees all the presents Santa has brought for a good little bear! […]
«Hunger nach dem großen Leben» ist ein Stück afrikanischer Geschichte. Was sonst als weltpolitische Schlagzeile aus der dritten Welt zu uns kommt, wird hier konkret, sinnfällig und eindringlich am Schicksal eines afrikanischen Jungen erfahrbar: die Übermacht der aufgesetzten kolonialen Zivilisation, errichtet auf den Trümmern zerstörter, jahrtausendealter dörflicher Gemeinschaft und Kultur.