19 Resultados
  • STAMBOUL TRAIN
    GREENE, GRAHAM
    Carleton Myatt meets Coral Musker, a naïve English chorus girl, aboard the Orient Express as it heads across Europe to Constantinople. As their relationship develops, they find themselves caught up in the fates of the other passengers and drawn into a web of espionage, murder and lies... ...
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    12,65 €

  • QUEEN OF THE ELEPHANTS
    SHAND, MARK
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    16,23 €

  • BANGKOK DAYS
    OSBORNE, LAWRENCE
    Tourists come to Bangkok for many reasons: a night of love, a stay in a luxury hotel, or simply to disappear for a while. Lawrence Osborne comes for the cheap dentistry, and then stays when he finds he can live off just a few dollars a day.Osborne's Bangkok is a vibrant, instinctual city full of contradictions. He wanders the streets, dining on insects, trawling through forgott...
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    12,60 €

  • SECRET AGENT, THE
    CONRAD, JOSEPH
    In the only novel Conrad set in London, The Secret Agent communicates a profoundly ironic view of human affairs. The story is woven around an attack on the Greenwich Observatory in 1894 masterminded by Verloc, a Russian spy working for the police, and ostensibly a member of an anarchist group in Soho. His masters instruct him to discredit the anarchists in a humiliating fashion...
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    7,50 €

  • LAWLESS ROADS, THE
    GREENE, GRAHAM
    In 1938 Graham Greene was commissioned to visit Mexico to discover the state of the country and its people in the aftermath of the brutal anti-clerical purges of President Calles. His journey took him through the tropical states of Chiapas and Tabasco, where all the churches had been destroyed or closed and the priests driven out or shot. The experiences were the inspiration fo...
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    13,50 €

  • VICEROY OF OUIDAH, THE
    CHATWIN, BRUCE
    In 1812, Francisco Manoel da Silva, escaping a life of poverty in Brazil, sailed to the African kingdom of Dahomey, determined to make his fortune in the slave trade. Armed with nothing but an iron will, he became a man of substance in Ouidah and the founder of a remarkable dynasty. His one remaining ambition is to return to Brazil in triumph, but his friendship with the mad, m...
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    11,50 €

  • LOST HEART OF ASIA, THE
    THUBRON, COLIN
    Thubron travelled throughout Central Asia in the wake of the break-up of the Soviet Union and documented the widespread social upheaval in a region reeling from political change. An inspirational writer, intrepid traveller and insightful observer, Thubron's The Lost Heart of Asia is an outstanding guide to the history, people and culture of a vast region resonating with history...
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    15,00 €

  • WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD, THE
    CHERRY-GARRARD, APSLEY
    The Worst Journey in the World is a gripping account of an expedition gone disastrously wrong. One of the youngest members of Scott's team, Apsley Cherry-Garrard was later part of the rescue party that found the frozen bodies of Scott and the three men who had accompanied him on the final push to the Pole. Despite the horrors that Scott and his men eventually faced, Cherry-Garr...
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    14,00 €

  • CHERRY
    WHEELER, SARA
    Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1886-1959) was one of the youngest members of Captain Scott's final expedition to the Antarctic. Cherry undertook an epic journey in the Antarctic winter to collect the eggs of the Emperor penguin. The temperature fell to seventy below, it was dark all the time, his teeth shattered in the cold and the tent blew away. 'But we kept our tempers,' Cherry wrot...
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    14,80 €

  • THIN PATHS
    BLACKBURN, JULIA
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    14,75 €

  • COD : A BIOGRAPHY OF THE FISH THAT CHANGED THE WORLD
    KURLANSKY, MARK
    The Cod. Wars have been fought over it, revolutions have been triggered by it, national diets have been based on it, economies and livelihoods have depended on it. To the millions it has sustained, it has been a treasure more precious that gold. This book spans 1,000 years and four continents. From the Vikings to Clarence Birdseye, Mark Kurlansky introduces the explorers, merch...
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    10,00 €

  • DARK SHADOWS FALLING
    SIMPSON, JOE
    In 1992, an Indian climber was left to die on the South Col of Mount Everest by other climbers who watched his feebly waving hand from their tent. He was filmed in his last hours for a television feature. Why did onlookers not hold the dying man's hand and comfort him? The answer appals Joe Simpson, who was himself left for dead in a cervasse in Peru in 1985 - 'because it might...
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    14,35 €


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