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Novetats de literatura contemporània en anglèsVeure tots

IT ENDS WITH US
HOOVER, COLLEEN
'A brave and heartbreaking novel that digs its claws into you and doesn't let go, long after you've finished it' Anna Todd, author of the After series'A glorious and touching read, a forever keeper' USA Today'Will break your heart while filling you with hope' Sarah Pekkanen, Perfect NeighborsSOMETIMES THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU IS THE ONE WHO HURTS YOU THE MOST. Lily hasn't always h...
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12,95 €

MALIBU RISING
JENKINS REID, TAYLOR
A lifetime holding it together.One party will bring it crashing down.Malibu: August, 1983. It's the day of Nina Riva's annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a championship surfer, the other a renowned photographer; and their adored baby s...
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17,55 €

THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO : A NOVEL
REID, TAYLOR JENKINS
"Riveting, heart-wrenching, and full of Old Hollywood glamour, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is one of the most captivating reads of 2017." -BuzzFeed "The epic adventures Evelyn creates over the course of a lifetime will leave every reader mesmerized. This wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet and her tumultuous Tinseltown journey comes with unexpected t...
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BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU
ROONEY, SALLY
'Beautiful World, Where Are You is Rooney's best novel.' THE TIMESThe *new* novel from the internationally bestselling author of Normal People.Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he'd like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen is getting over a break-up and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known sin...
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16,50 €

NOVEMBER 9
HOOVER, COLLEEN
'Yet another breathtaking novel by Colleen Hoover that's full of blushing, gushing and heartache. I loved every page and breathed in every beautiful word' Anna Todd, author of the After series'Hoover joins the ranks of such luminaries as Jennifer Weiner and Jojo Moyes, with a dash of Gillian Flynn' Library JournalYOU'LL NEVER BE ABLE TO FIND YOURSELF IF YOU'RE LOST IN SOMEONE E...
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12,95 €

THE SONG OF ACHILLES
MILLER, MADELINE
WINNER OF THE ORANGE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONTHE INTERNATIONAL SENSATIONA SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Captivating' DONNA TARTT'I loved it' J K ROWLING'Ravishingly vivid' EMMA DONOGHUEGreece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befrie...
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13,95 €

OH WILLIAM!
ELIZABETH STROUT
THE TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERThe Pulitzer Prize-winning, Booker-longlisted, bestselling author returns to her beloved heroine Lucy Barton in a luminous novel about love, loss, and the family secrets that can erupt and bewilder us at any point in lifeLucy Barton is a successful writer living in New York, navigating the second half of her life as a recent widow and parent t...
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20,25 €

DUNE
HERBERT, FRANK
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15,45 €

THE TIE THAT BINDS
HARUF, KENT
In The Tie That Binds, his critically acclaimed first novel, Kent Haruf delivers the sweeping tale of eighty-year-old Edith Goodnough. Narrated by her neighbour, Edith's tragedies unfold: a tough childhood, a mother's death, a violence that leaves a father dependent on his children, forever enraged. She is a woman who sacrifices everything in the name of family - until she is f...
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13,35 €

SHUGGIE BAIN : WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020
STUART, DOUGLAS
Winner of the Booker Prize 2020Winner of 'Book of the Year' at the British Book Awards 2021Winner of 'Debut of the Year' at the British Book Awards 2021Shortlisted for the US National Book Award for Fiction 2020'Douglas Stuart has written a first novel of rare and lasting beauty.' - Observer'We were bowled over by this first novel, which creates an amazingly intimate, compassio...
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12,95 €

APEIROGON
COLUM MCCANN
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERLONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE DUBLIN LITERARY AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE PRIX FEMINA AND THE PRIX MEDICISSHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSBORO BOOKS GLASS BELL AWARDWINNER OF THE PRIX DU MEILLEUR LIVRES ETRANGERWINNER OF THE 2020 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARDSCHOSEN AS A BOOK OF 2020 BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, GUARDIAN, i PAPER, FINANCIAL ...
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12,95 €

THE MAGICIAN
TOIBIN, COLM
THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERFrom one of our greatest living writers comes a sweeping novel of unrequited love and exile, war and family.The Magician tells the story of Thomas Mann, whose life was filled with great acclaim and contradiction. He would find himself on the wrong side of history in the First World War, cheerleading the German army, but have a clear vision of ...
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HARLEM SHUFFLE
WHITEHEAD, COLSON
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18,90 €

NEVER
KEN FOLLETT
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27,00 €

TRANSIENT DESIRES
LEON, DONNA
In his many years as a Commissario, Guido Brunetti has seen all manner of crime and known intuitively how to navigate the various pathways in his native Venice to discover the person responsible. Now, in the thirtieth novel in Donna Leon's masterful series, he faces a heinous crime committed outside his jurisdiction. He is drawn in innocently enough: two young American women ha...
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12,95 €

A SLOW FIRE BURNING
HAWKINS, PAULA
'Shocking, moving, full of heart . . . Laced with humour and packed with moments of sheer horror, A Slow Fire Burning shows a writer at the height of her powers.' Observer (Thriller of the Month)'What is wrong with you?'Laura has spent most of her life being judged. She's seen as hot-tempered, troubled, a loner. Some even call her dangerous.Miriam knows that just because Laura ...
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20,25 €

THE PROMISE
DAMON GALGUT
Winner of THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021Discover the Booker Prize-winning literary masterpiece of a family in crisis.'Astonishing' Colm ToibinThe Promise charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living on a farm outside Pretoria. The Swarts are gathering for Ma's funeral. The younger generation, Anton and Amor, detest everything the family stand for - not least the fai...
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22,95 €

PARADISE
GURNAH, ABDULRAZAK
Born in East Africa, Yusuf has few qualms about the journey he is to make. It never occurs to him to ask why he is accompanying Uncle Aziz or why the trip has been organised so suddenly, and he does not think to ask when he will be returning. But the truth is that his 'uncle' is a rich and powerful merchant and Yusuf has been pawned to him to pay his father's debts, Paradise is...
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14,75 €

BY THE SEA
GURNAH, ABDULRAZAK
On a late November afternoon Saleh Omar arrives at Gatwick Airport from Zanzibar, a far away island in the Indian Ocean. With him he has a small bag in which there lies his most precious possession - a mahogany box containing incense. He used to own a furniture shop, have a house and be a husband and father. Now he is an asylum seeker from paradise; silence his only protection....
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CIRCE : THE NO. 1 BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SONG OF ACHILLES
MILLER, MADELINE
The international Number One bestseller from the author of The Song of Achilles, shortlisted for the Women's Prize for FictionWoman. Witch. Myth.Mortal. Outcast. Lover.Destroyer. Survivor. CIRCE.In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. Circe is a strange child - not powerful and terrible, like her father, nor gorgeous and mercenary...
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12,65 €

HERE IS THE BEEHIVE
CROSSAN, SARAH
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1000 YEARS OF JOYS AND SORROWS : THE STORY OF TWO LIVES, ONE NATION, AND A CENTURY OF ART UNDER TYRANNY
WEIWEI, AI
Chinese dissident. Ground-breaking artist. Global icon.Here, through the sweeping, extraordinary story of his own and his father's lives, Ai Weiwei tells an epic tale of China over the last 100 years.He recounts a childhood in exile in a desolate place known as 'Little Siberia', his move to America as a young man and eventual return home, then his rise from unknown to art-world...
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33,75 €

GILDED
MEYER, MARISSA
All magic comes at a price, but love was never part of the bargain . . .The look he was giving her. Serilda had never been looked at like that before . .. The intensity. The heat.The raw astonishment. He was going to kiss her. Cursed by the god of lies, a miller's daughter has developed a talent for storytelling - but are all of her tales as false as they appear?When one of Ser...
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12,95 €

APPLES NEVER FALL
MORIARTY, LIANE
'Utterly and completely wonderful. I've loved all of Liane's books but Apples Never Fall is next-level writing: an intelligent, forensic portrait of a family' MARIAN KEYES_______The Delaney family love one another dearly - it's just that sometimes they want to murder each other .. .Joy Delaney and husband Stan have done well. Four wonderful grown-up children.A family business t...
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20,25 €

Per al ciclistaVeure tots

FROM A TO B : A CARTOON GUIDE TO GETTING AROUND BY BIKE
WALKER, DAVE
More joyful cycling cartoons from the renowned Cycling Cartoonist.Inside you'll find over 100 full-page cartoons that cast an affectionate eye over the delights and challenges of cycling: from everyday commuting to cycling adventures, and everything in between.This cartoon manifesto for pedal-powered transport is a mixture of comedic insights and actually useful information, fo...
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17,55 €

COULD A PENGUIN RIDE A BIKE?
BEDOYERE, CAMILLA
Could a Penguin Ride a Bike? provides a fun and informative introduction into the life of a penguin. By imagining animals in everyday scenarios, readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. For example, a penguin chick eats 200 fish a day - so imagine having one round for dinner! Featuring superb illustrations and an engaging question and answer format, this tit...
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12,95 €

3. KNIGHTS AND BIKES: WHEELS OF LEGEND
KENT, GABRIELLE
A new mystery has rolled onto Penfurzy island and the Rebel Bicycle Club are ready to investigate! Nessa, Demelza and Captain Honkers set-off to explore a travelling fun-fair when things begin to get strange. With new friends and a new legend to uncover, the bestfriends do what they do best: SAVE THE DAY FROM A FATE WORSE THAN HOMEWORK.A mysterious adventure with twists, turns ...
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12,40 €

KNIGHTS AND BIKES: THE REBEL BICYCLE CLUB
KENT, GABRIELLE
Adventure awaits Demelza and her best friend in the whole world, Nessa, as they embark on a whole new adventure, solving mysteries, fending off bullies and celebrating the greatest friendship of ALL TIME.When an unexpected guest arrives in Penfurzy, Nessa and Demelza go out of their way to help them, entering a world of ancient myth and legend. Facing ghosts and monsters, and C...
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12,40 €

FIFTY PLACES TO BIKE BEFORE YOU DIE
SANTELLA, CHRIS
In the ninth addition to his bestselling "Fifty Places" series, author Chris Santella is back at it again, this time exploring the world on bikes with Fifty Places to Bike Before You Die. Biking has grown increasingly popular in recent years, as both a leisure and extreme exercise activity and Chris cover trips for cyclists of every level. Fifty Places to Bike covers environmen...
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24,30 €

I LOVE MY BIKE
MOLE, SIMON
I Love My Bike tells the story of a girl's first experience with her bike, and is filled with beautiful illustrations and a heartwarming message of perseverance.There's a flame on the frameand I love how it feelsfrom my head to my heelswhen my feet push the pedalsand the pedals turn the wheels.I love my bike.I Love My Bike is a picture book about a daughter learning to ride a b...
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REVOLUTIONS
ROSS, HANNAH
Simone de Beauvoir borrowed her lover's bike to cycle around Paris in the 1940s, instantly falling in love with the freedom it gave her (even when an accident caused her to lose a tooth). Alice Hawkins, a factory worker from Leicester, pedal-powered her fight for universal suffrage as the bicycle became a cornerstone of her work to recruit women to the cause. Zahra Naarin Hussa...
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20,25 €

BIKE ART SQUARE WALL CALENDAR 2022
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NINE PERFECT STRANGERS
MORIARTY, LIANE
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12,95 €

MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS
DURRELL GERALD
My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell. This tv tie in edition coincides with ITV's six part television series The Durrells.Escaping the ills of the British climate, the Durrell family - acne-ridden Margo, gun-toting Leslie, bookworm Lawrence and budding nat...
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THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT
TEVIS, WALTER
NOW A MAJOR NETFLIX SERIES starring Anya Taylor-Joy from Academy-Award nominee Scott Frank and BAFTA nominee Allan Scott'Superb' Time Out'Mesmerizing' Newsweek'Gripping' Financial Times'Sheer entertainment. It is a book I reread every few years - for the pure pleasure and skill of it' Michael Ondaatje'Don't pick this up if you want a night's sleep' ScotsmanWhen she is sent to a...
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13,40 €

1. BRIDGERTON: THE DUKE AND I : THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING INSPIRATION FOR THE NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES BRIDGERTON
QUINN, JULIA
Can there be any greater challenge to London's Ambitious Mamas than an unmarried duke? Lady Whistledown's Society Papers, April 1813By all accounts, Simon Basset is on the verge of proposing to his best friend's sister, the lovely - and almost-on-the-shelf - Daphne Bridgerton. But the two of them know the truth - it's all an elaborate plan to keep Simon free from marriage-minde...
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13,40 €

MOXIE: SOON TO BE A NETFLIX MOVIE DIRECTED BY AMY POEHLER
MATHIEU, JENNIFER
'I LOVE THIS BOOK SO MUCH!' Zoella'... this is my new favorite book. I'm proud to be a Moxie girl!' Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places and Holding Up the UniverseVivian Carter is fed up. Fed up with her high school teachers who think the football team can do no wrong. Fed up with sexist dress codes, hallway harassment and gross comments from guys during class. But ...
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11,85 €

NORMAL PEOPLE
ROONEY, SALLY
Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland, but the similarities end there. In school, Connell is popular and well-liked, while Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation - awkward but electrifying - something life-changing begins.Normal People is a story of mutual fascination, friendship and love. It takes us from that first ...
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13,35 €

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD : THE FIRST NOVEL BY QUENTIN TARANTINO
TARANTINO, QUENTIN
Quentin Tarantino's long-awaited first work of fiction - at once hilarious, delicious, and brutal - is the always surprising, sometimes shocking new novel based on his Academy Award-winning film.RICK DALTON - Once he had his own TV series, but now Rick's a washed-up villain-of-the week drowning his sorrows in whiskey sours. Will a phone call from Rome save his fate or seal it?C...
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12,95 €

HANDMAIDS TALE
ATWOOD, MARGARET
The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.Brilliantly conceived and executed, this powerful evocation of twenty-first c...
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10,50 €

ARSENE LUPIN: L'AIGUILLE CREUSE
LEBLANC, MAURICE
... À quarante ou cinquante mètres de cette arche imposante qu'on appelle la Porte d'Aval et qui s'élance du haut de la falaise, ainsi que la branche colossale d'un arbre, pour prendre racine dans les rocs sous-marins, s'érige un cône calcaire démesuré, et ce cône n'est qu'un bonnet d'écorce pointu posé sur du vide! Révélation prodigieuse! Après Lupin, voilà que Beautrelet déc...
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6,40 €

ARSENE LUPIN: CONTRE HERLOCK SHOLMES
LEBLANC, MAURICE
Arsène Lupin contre Herlock Sholmès ! L'homme qui défie toutes les polices françaises contre l'as des détectives anglais.« C'est justement quand je ne comprends plus que je soupçonne Arsène Lupin », avoue le célèbre limier anglais. Quand deux hommes aussi intelligents s'affrontent, leur duel est un grand spectacle.Qui a volé le petit secrétaire d'acajou contenant un billet de l...
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8,40 €

NOMADLAND
BRUDER, JESSICA
Nomadland tells a revelatory tale of the dark underbelly of the American economy - one which foreshadows the precarious future that may await many more of us. At the same time, it celebrates the exceptional resilience and creativity of people who have given up ordinary rootedness to survive, but have not given up hope.From the beetroot fields of North Dakota to the campgrounds ...
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13,95 €

Dogs & CatsVeure tots

DOGS IN CARS
FELIX MASSIE / EMMANUELLE WALKER
Join these canine critters as they zoom around town in their dogmobiles. Count to one hundred through the many breeds of dogs from French bulldogs to great danes, while they wreak havoc on the streets in some pretty recognizable locomotives! Felix Massie is a London-based artist and director of animation at Nexus Productions. Emmanuelle Walker is an animation director and illus...
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REBEL DOGS! HEROIC TALES OF TRUSTY HOUNDS
HAMILTON, KIMBERLIE
Tail-wagging tales of real-life Rebel Dogs!Get your paws on the stories and secrets of some of history'smost heroic hounds!An engaging collection packed with over 30 real-life dogs,including film stars with fur, hounds that love tohelp, superstars of science and war heroes - theserebel dogs are the stars of their own stories.With incredible fur-raising facts on record-making do...
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12,95 €

DOGS PHOTOGRAPH
CHANDOHA, WALTER
The world appears to be divided into cat and dog lovers, but fortunately Walter Chandoha, the 20th century's greatest pet photographer found himself happily in the middle. He loved these intriguing creatures equally for their unique beauty and individualism, and as subjects to photograph in a career spanning over 70 years. While working on his critically acclaimed TASCHEN book ...
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HOW DOGS WORK : A HEAD-TO-TAIL GUIDE TO YOUR CANINE
TATARSKY, DANIEL
From nose to tail and everything in between - this is your visual guide to understanding your four-legged friend!When your dog looks at you with those big, expressive puppy-dog eyes, do you ever wonder what's going on in their fur-covered heads? This dog book will help you gain invaluable canine insight through quirky illustrations and infographics.The unique dog encyclopedia e...
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14,95 €

100 DOGS
WHAITE, MICHAEL
*WINNER- Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards- Children's Book of the Year!**WINNER- Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards- Best Picture Book!*Small dog, tall dog, playing with a ball dog, big dog, dig dog burying a bone . . .Can there really be 100 dogs doing 100 doggy things packed into the pages of this picture book?Yep, we've counted and we're pawsitive!Follow the bouncy rhyme a...
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10,90 €

DOGS
TOWNSEND, JOHN
This hugely enjoyable and informative gift book explores the history of man's best friend and the history of their relationship with our own species. Featuring chapters on dog origins and evolution, dog anatomical oddities, different dog species and breeds, and many, many more - this book is the perfect gift for any dog-lover. Hardback with jacket. ...
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AMELIA WANTS A DOG
BOWLEY, TIM
Sometimes getting what you want means beating around the bush; a straightline is not always the shortest distance between two points. Amelia employs this strategy when she decides she wants a dog...if her parents refuse, why not ask for the impossible? From an eagle to a whale, from a horse to an elephant, Amelia¿s attempts to convince her father become increasingly absurd. In ...
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13,00 €

CATS PHOTOGRAPHS
CHANDOHA, WALTER
On a winter's night in 1949 in New York City, young marketing student and budding photographer Walter Chandoha spotted a stray kitten in the snow, bundled it into his coat, and brought it home. Little did he know he had just met the muse that would determine the course of his life. Chandoha turned his lens on his new feline friend-which he named Loco-and was so inspired by the ...
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40,00 €

REBEL CATS! BRAVE TALES OF FEISTY FELINES
HAMILTON, KIMBERLIE
Fur-raising tales of real-life Rebel Cats!Discover secrets, stories and facts about history's mostfascinating felines!An engaging collection about cats who are the heroes of theirown stories, Rebel Cats introduces us to fur-raisingfacts and adventures from around the world and across thecenturies.With profiles of over 30 real-life felines, including WWIIheroes, courageous adven...
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12,95 €

CATS
TOWNSEND, JOHN
This book will make cat lovers purr with joy!Loved and cherished, praised and admired, hated and feared more than any other domesticated creature, the fabulous feline provokes extreme feelings--and Cats explores why. Featuring fascinating chapters on cat origins, cat biology, cats in different cultures, cats as pets, cat characters, and much, much more, this charmingly illustra...
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14,25 €

CRAZY CAT LADY
ES AND NES / ESTER SCHOLTEN
Welcome to the new "crazy cat lady." Once a dowdy, eccentric figure with at least a dozen cats shedding hair on every available surface, today she's a hip-at-any-age woman who knows an unassailable truth: Cats are awesome! And she declares her kitty love with pride, humour, and-like her cats-an irresistible dose of sass. Her tote bag is stocked with lint rollers and catnip. All...
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14,85 €

LITTLE CAT AND THE SNOW
VON KITZING, CONSTANZE
...That day there was a lot of snow. Rabbit was wearingher thick white coat and Little Cat was wearinghis thick black coat. It was cold, but they were nice and warm......White as snow and black as coal. The friendship betweenLittle Cat and Rabbit is the paradigm of integration betweendifferent species who, like humans, can be equal but different.While “Little Cat and the ball” ...
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PETE THE CAT ROCKING IN MY SCHOOL SHOES
LITWIN, ERIC
Pete the Cat is back - and this time he's at school! But wherever Pete is, he's always singing his song...because it's all good. Pete the Cat is rocking along, singing his song...and this time he's at school! No matter where he goes, and even when he's in brand new places in a brand new school, Pete the Cat just keeps on singing. And what happens when he has to do it all again ...
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PETE THE CAT AND HIS MAGIC SUNGLASSES
DEAN, KIMBERLY
Pete the Cat has woken up grumpy today! Nothing seems to be going his way. But maybe some groovy magic sunglasses can help...Pete the Cat has woken up feeling blue - and he just doesn't know what to do! But when Pete is given some groovy, magic sunglasses, he finds out that maybe, just maybe, feeling blue isn't something you have to do. Spread the good mood with Pete and his fr...
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10,40 €

MOG & THE FORGETFUL CAT
KERR, JUDITH
Share in fifty years of a really remarkable cat...Everyone's favourite family cat first appeared fifty years ago and is loved by children everywhere for her funny and warm-hearted escapades.Mog the Forgetful Cat was first published in 1970 and has never been out of print! The classic picture book story of a very forgetful cat, her family, and a very exciting adventure is the pe...
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10,40 €

Literatura juvenilVeure tots

V1. HEARTSTOPPER
OSEMAN, ALICE
*Soon to be a live-action Netflix series!* Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love.An LGBTQ+ graphic novel about life, love, and everything that happens in between - for fans of The Art of Being Normal, Holly Bourne and Love, Simon. 'Absolutely delightful. Sweet, romantic, kind.Beautifully paced. I loved this book.' RAINBOW ROWELL, author of Carry OnCharlie and Ni...
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V2. HEARTSTOPPER
OSEMAN, ALICE
Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. An LGBTQ+ graphic novel about life, love, and everything that happens in between: this is the second volume of HEARTSTOPPER, for fans of The Art of Being Normal, Holly Bourne and Love, Simon. *Includes exclusive Tara/Darcy story!*'Absolutely delightful. Sweet, romantic, kind. Beautifully paced. I loved this book.' RAINBOW R...
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PONY
R.J. PALACIO
The highly anticipated, unforgettable new story from the internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning author of WONDER.'Thrillingly told . . . Palacio is a fantastic writer' The Times'Perfection . . . A beautiful, funny, heart-twisting wonder of a book . . . A brilliant story of love and courage' Wall Street JournalWhen Silas Bird wakes in the dead of night, he watches powe...
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17,55 €

THE WAVE
MORTON, RHUE
The Wave is based on a nightmarish true episode in a Californian high school, when a teacher wanted to demonstrate the dangers of propoganda and group-think. It is one of The Originals from Penguin - iconic, outspoken, first.Laurie isn't sure what to make of 'The Wave'. It had begun as a simple history experiment to liven up their World War II studies and had become a craze tha...
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12,40 €

DEAR NOBODY
DOHERTY, BERLIE
DEAR NOBODY by Berlie Doherty, winner of the Carnegie Medal, is the moving story of two teenagers and an unplanned pregnancy. It is one of The Originals from Penguin - iconic, outspoken, first.This compelling story is beautifully told from two points of view, brilliantly evoking the feelings of both Helen, in a series of letters to the unborn baby, and of Chris as he reads the ...
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ACROSS THE BARRICADES
LINGARD, JOAN
Across the Barricades is part of Joan Lingard's ground-breaking Kevin and Sadie series, the sequel to The Twelfth Day of July. Both books are part of The Originals from Penguin - iconic, outspoken, first.Kevin and Sadie just want to be together, but it's not that simple. Things are bad in Belfast. Soldiers walk the streets and the city is divided. No Catholic boy and Protestant...
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11,85 €

3. THE ONE
CASS, KIERA
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12,40 €

LOVELESS
OSEMAN, ALICE
WINNER OF THE YA BOOK PRIZE 2021The fourth novel from the phenomenally talented Alice Oseman, author of Solitaire and the graphic novel series Heartstopper - soon to be a major Netflix series.It was all sinking in. I'd never had a crush on anyone. No boys, no girls, not a single person I had ever met. What did that mean?Georgia has never been in love, never kissed anyone, never...
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12,40 €

FANGIRL
ROWELL, RAINBOW
A love story by Rainbow Rowell, the New York Times bestselling author of Eleanor & Park.Cath and Wren are identical twins, and until recently they did absolutely everything together. Now they're off to university and Wren's decided she doesn't want to be one half of a pair any more - she wants to dance, meet boys, go to parties and let loose. It's not so easy for Cath. She's ho...
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11,85 €

THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET
CISNEROS, SANDRA
The bestselling coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world from the winner of the 2018 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature. The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero, a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventi...
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13,35 €

AGATHA RAISIN: HOT TO TROT
BEATON, M.C.
Private Detective Agatha Raisin immerses herself in the glittering lifestyle of the fabulously wealthy when Sir Charles Fraith is accused of murder - and Agatha is named as his accomplice!A high-society wedding, a glitzy masked ball, and an introduction to the world of international show-jumping where the riders are glamorous, the horses are beautiful, and intrigue runs deep, l...
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12,95 €

Novetats de no ficció en anglèsVeure tots

MANIFESTO
EVARISTO, BERNARDINE
'Promises to make for one of 2021's must-read memoirs' StylistLife-affirming memoirs make beautiful Christmas gifts. Discover a powerful, urgent manifesto on never giving up from Booker prize-winning trailblazer, Bernardine Evaristo. In 2019, Bernardine Evaristo became the first black woman to win the Booker Prize since its inception fifty years earlier - a revolutionary landma...
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20,25 €

LET ME TELL YOU WHAT I MEAN
DIDION, JOAN
From one of our most iconic and influential writers: twelve pieces never before collected that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of this legendary figure.Mostly drawn from the earliest part of her astonishing five-decade career, Didion writes about a Gamblers Anonymous meeting, a visit to William Randolph Hearst's castle at San Simeon, a reunion of WWII ve...
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17,55 €

THE MAN IN THE RED COAT
BARNES, JULIAN
*SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARDS 2020*'A bravura performance, highly entertaining' Evening StandardThe Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending takes us on a rich, witty tour of Belle Epoque Paris, via the life story of the pioneering surgeon Samuel Pozzi.In the summer of 1885, three Frenchmen arrived in London for a few days' shopping. One was a Prince, one ...
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13,75 €

RENEGADES : BORN IN THE USA
BARACK OBAMA, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - AND THE GIFT THAT WILL BE ON EVERY BRUCE AND BARACK FAN'S WISHLIST THIS CHRISTMAS!Two long-time friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly-produced expansion of their ground-breaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more tha...
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42,00 €

BURNING BOY
PAUL AUSTER
American writer Stephen Crane died in 1900 at the age of 28. In his short, intense life, this burning boy wrote a masterpiece, The Red Badge of Courage, as well as other novels, short stories, and dispatches from the front of two wars. His adventurous life took him to the Wild West, Mexico, then to Cuba during the Spanish American War - dodging bullets which killed those around...
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33,75 €

EMPIRE OF PAIN
PATRICK RADDEN KEEFE
The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutionsHarvard, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oxford, the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations to the arts and the sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however, until it emerged that the Sacklers were responsible for making and marketing a blockbuster...
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Novetats i recomanacions literàries en portuguèsVeure tots

O MONTE CINCO
COELHO, PAULO
Em O Monte Cinco, Paulo Coelho se inspira no primeiro Livro de Reis da Bíblia para se aprofundar no poder do pensamento e da ação. Através da história de Elias, nos leva a refletir sobre diferentes valores e culturas, respeito e esperança.Elias é um profeta que, ordenado por Deus, abandona Israel e viaja para propagar a mensagem Dele na cidade de Akbar, onde a crença em deuses ...
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18,00 €

MAKTUB
COELHO, PAULO
Este volume reúne os textos que foram publicados no espaço de um ano na Folha de São Paulo. São pequenos textos que reflectem sobre as lições do grande Mestre do Autor e sobre pequenas parábolas de outras fontes. O Autor compara-se, modestamente, a um tecelão. Mas o certo é que elaborou, artesanalmente, um tecido multifacetado, colorido, maleável no vestir.Leia, folheie, releia...
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16,90 €

AMÁLIA
LOURO, SÓNIA
Este é o romance sobre a vida de Amália, a fadista mais amada e, simultaneamente, mais desconhecida em Portugal. Operária numa fábrica de rebuçados, estreia-se a cantar em 1939. Movida apenas pela vontade de cantar e sem qualquer ambição, nem sonha que um dia será a maior artista portuguesa de sempre. Ganhando rapidamente projecção internacional, deixa multidões rendidas à sua ...
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11,50 €

FERNANDO PESSOA, O ROMANCE
LOURO, SÓNIA
Este é o romance biográfico de Fernando Pessoa, o poeta que foi muitos poetas. Órfão de pai aos cinco anos de idade, cedo perde a atenção da mãe quando esta volta a casar. Forçado a partir para a distante África do Sul, onde o nascimento de irmãos o isolam ainda mais, refugia-se em si mesmo e aí cria novos mundos. No fim da adolescência regressa a Lisboa, na vã tentativa de res...
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11,50 €

MANUAL DO GUERREIRO DA LUZ
COELHO, PAULO
As mensagens que o guerreiro da luz deixa neste livro podem ser lidas e relidas em qualquer situação, em especial quando é necessário encontrar forças para enfrentar os desafios diários. Em alguns momentos, o guerreiro observa o que se passa à sua volta como mero espectador e deixa que as coisas se acomodem naturalmente. Em outras ocasiões, procura se lembrar de que o Universo ...
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10,50 €

BRIDA
COELHO, PAULO
Cada um precisa cumprir seu próprio destino. “– E como posso saber quem é a minha Outra Parte? – perguntou Brida. – Correndo o risco do fracasso, das decepções, das desilusões, mas nunca deixando de buscar o Amor. Quem não desistir da busca, vencerá.” Brida é uma jovem irlandesa que sempre se interessou por magia. Em determinado momento, ela sente que é chegada a hora de mergul...
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10,50 €

LARGA QUEM NAO TE AGARRA
MINH'ALMA, RAUL
Nem sempre têm vozes os corações que sofrem e as mentes que sonham. Em Larga quem não te agarra, Raul Minh’alma traz as palavras que faltam aos nossos sentimentos. São quinhentos textos genuínos e poderosos, todos com os relacionamentos como tema cen tral, nos quais o autor faz uma invocação ao amor e à amizade. Aqui são expostas as angústias de nossa alma, escancarando as emoç...
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18,40 €

OS MAIAS: EPISODIOS DA VIDA ROMANTICA
DE QUEIROS, EÇA
Os Maias: Episódios da Vida Romântica is a naturalist novel by Portuguese author Eça de Queirós. As early as 1878, while serving in the Portuguese consulate at Newcastle upon Tyne, Eça had at least given a name to this book and had begun work on it. It was largely written during his later residence in Bristol, and was first published in 1888. The book largely concerns the life ...
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13,40 €

ENSAIO SOBRE A LUCIDEZ
SARAMAGO, JOSE
Num país indeterminado decorre, com toda a normalidade, um processo eleitoral. No final do dia, contados os votos, verifica-se que na capital cerca de 70% dos eleitores votaram em branco. Repetidas as eleições no domingo seguinte, o número de votos brancos ultrapassa os 80%.Receoso e desconfiado, o governo, em vez de se interrogar sobre os motivos que terão os eleitores para vo...
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20,20 €

UMA FAZENDA EM ÁFRICA
JOAO PEDRO MARQUES
SINOPSEAo acordar em sobressalto naquela noite de junho de 1848, a jovem Benedita não podia imaginar a transformação radical que a sua vida iria sofrer. Um ano volvido, tendo perdido tudo o que a prendia a Pernambuco, embarcava com escassos haveres e o coração apertado em direção a Moçâmedes. Consigo seguia mais de uma centena de portugueses que, desiludidos com o Brasil, procu...
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19,70 €

NotíciesVeure totes

28 DIC

El Petit Príncep fa 75 anys!

Va ser el 1946 quan es va publicar per primera vegada "Le Petit Prince", a Nova York, on el seu autor, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, estava exiliat.

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14 OCT

Dante Alighieri, 700 anys després

Aquest any 2021 se celebren els 700 anys de la mort de Dante Alighieri, un dels poetes cabdals de la literatura universal.

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15 JUL

La literatura francòfona està de premi

En aquestes últimes setmanes diversos premis literaris han recaigut en obres o autors de la literatura francòfona.

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26 MAY

Bicentenari del naixement del “poeta maleït” Charles Baudelaire

Celebrem els 200 anys del naixement d’aquesta figura clau de la literatura francesa, l’obra del qual va ser el tret d’arrencada de l’època moderna a Europa.

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