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    okładka LUDZIE. KRÓTKA HISTORIA O TYM, JAK SPIEPRZYLIŚMY WSZYSTKO, Ebook | Tom Phillips
    okładka LUDZIE. KRÓTKA HISTORIA O TYM, JAK SPIEPRZYLIŚMY WSZYSTKO, Ebook | Tom Phillips

    Kiedy po raz kolejny pomyślisz, jak bardzo coś spieprzyłeś, ta książka przypomni ci, że mogło być o wiele gorzej… W ciągu ostatnich siedemdziesięciu tysięcy lat, odkąd homo sapiens chodzi po Ziemi, przebyliśmy długą drogę. Sztuka, nauka, kultura, handel – w ewolucyjnym łańcuchu pokarmowym jesteśmy prawdziwymi zwycięzcami. Ale powiedzmy sobie szczerze, to wcale nie była bułka z masłem, a do tego czasami, zupełnie przypadkiem, udawało się nam coś naprawdę wybitni...

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    okładka Wizyta, Ebook | Helen Phillips
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    okładka Wizyta, Ebook | Helen Phillips

    Jedna z 10 najlepszych książek roku według magazynu "TIME". Nominowana do prestiżowej National Book Award "Wizyta" to mrożąca krew w żyłach, a zarazem wstrząsająco czuła powieść jednej z najciekawszych współczesnych autorek, której twórczość zachwyciła m.in. Ursulę Le Guin, Rebeccę Makkai i Lauren Groff. Powieść, trzymająca w niesłychanym napięciu od pierwszej aż do ostatniej strony, rozpoczyna się trzęsieniem ziemi: Molly, sama w domu z małymi dziećmi, słyszy w sąsie...

    okładka Kancelaria, Ebook | Helen Phillips
    okładka Kancelaria, Ebook | Helen Phillips

    Napisana z błyskotliwością Italo Calvino i czułością José Saramago ta krótka powieść-baśń jest piękna, pełna humoru, a zarazem smutna i przerażająca. Cudowna! Ursula Le Guin Josephine i Joseph uciekają z głębokiej prowincji, aby szukać szczęścia w wielkim mieście. Tam jednak życie okazuje się niewiele lepsze. Josephine zatrudnia się w iście kafkowskim biurze. Zamknięta w odosobnionej klitce w posępnym, betonowym gmachu ma tylko jedno zadanie: wprowadzać do bazy danyc...

    okładka PRAWDA. KRÓTKA HISTORIA WCISKANIA KITU, Ebook | Tom Phillips
    okładka PRAWDA. KRÓTKA HISTORIA WCISKANIA KITU, Ebook | Tom Phillips

    Żyjemy w wieku „postprawdy”. Prezydent Stanów Zjednoczonych nie zawraca sobie głowy prawdziwością swoich słów (rekord pobił dzięki szczególnie intensywnemu tsunami bredni, kiedy w ciągu 120 minut wygłosił 125 fałszywych stwierdzeń, czyli więcej niż jedno na minutę!). Płaskoziemcy i antyszczepionkowcy już nie wierzą ekspertom. Internet zmienił nasze codzienne życie w dezinformacyjne pole bitwy.Ale czy „złoty wiek“ prawdy rzeczywiście kiedykolwiek istniał? Czy naprawdę ludzie k...

    okładka Berenice, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka Berenice, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Matravers is „an Apostle of Aestheticism” with „fixed views of life, down to even it’s most trifling details.” „A poet, philosopher, and man of fashion” who has „no intimate friends.” He writes for the London papers and reviews. One evening he is taken to the theater by a friend to see a „Norwegian” play by Istein, which he savages in his review. However the actress who plays the lead, Berenice, is brilliant, and is the same woman with whom he has been exchanging coy glance...

    okładka Ask Miss Mott, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka Ask Miss Mott, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Miss Mott quickly rose from the sound of knocking at her office door. She was engaged in the typical task of writing her advice to a young woman whose relationship with the acquisition had been pulled in, and she forgot the flight time. Her typist left, her ambassador was a boy and a shy but very nice young clerk who helped her in various activities. In other words, Miss Mott was alone on the top floor of the building, not far from Adelphi, and she did not wait for the subs...

    okładka And Still I Cheat the Gallows, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka And Still I Cheat the Gallows, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A series of stories telling about the graceful crimes of a high class robber, a forger, a robber, a murderer. Stories in each of which are the same criminal, but under different names travels around the world, assuming new identities, avoiding militias and theft of fate. In one story, he helps the British intelligence in restoring critical documents from a foreign state. In another, he uses his skills to help a servant in trouble. In general, stories are of average quality,...

    okładka An Amiable Charlatan, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka An Amiable Charlatan, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    The Englishman is enjoying his dinner at Stephano’s, it was an ordinary evening. Suddenly a man comes quickly to his desk, begins to eat his food and quietly transfers him a package under the table. This is how Paul Welmsley’s acquaintance with American adventurer Joseph Parker and his beautiful daughter Eve begin. Very interesting adventure story for easy reading.

    okładka As a Man Lives, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka As a Man Lives, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Positively every one, with two unimportant exceptions, had called upon us. The Countess had driven over from Sysington Hall, twelve miles away, with two anamic-looking daughters, who had gushed over our late roses and the cedar trees which shaded the lawn. The Holgates of Holgate Brand and Lady Naselton of Naselton had presented themselves on the same afternoon. Many others had come in their train, for what these very great people did the neighborhood was bound to endorse. ...

    okładka The Traitors, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka The Traitors, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A best-selling author of novels, short stories, magazine articles, translations, and plays, Oppenheim published over 150 books. He is considered one of the originators of the thriller genre, his novels also range from spy thrillers to romance, but all have an undertone of intrigue. The tiny kingdom of Theos is surrounded by Eastern European powers in this 1902 novel of politics, war, and romance. Russia and Turkey are plotting to take over the peaceful and rural country. A ...

    okładka Chronicles of Melhampton, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka Chronicles of Melhampton, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    In the sleepy little Devonshire town of Melhampton, the lives of the village stalwarts are revealed in this charming collection of tales by Oppenheim. Mr Tidd, the manager of the local bank branch, has invested his life and savings in the education of his daughter, but has dipped into the banks funds to „maintain appearances.” On the eve of quarterly bank examiners visit, he is confronted with guilt and exposure. In another tale, the town veterinarian is conflicted about hi...

    okładka Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    The usual little throng of Americans, journalists, men of business and loiterers, were occupying their accustomed chairs in one corner of the long, green-carpeted room. Around the bar, would-be customers were crowded three or four deep–many of them stalwart Canadians in khaki, making the most of their three days’ leave, and a thin sprinkling of men about town on their way to lunch in the grill-room adjoining. On the outskirts of the group was a somewhat incongruous figure, ...

    okładka A Pulpit in the Grill Room, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka A Pulpit in the Grill Room, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    In 1914, after seven years of service in the most famous room in the Grill Room in London, he dropped his very favorable position and went to France. In 1919, he came from a war with two crutches and many medals. He came to Paris and looked enviously at the funny scenes in the cafe, and thought that it was all over for him.

    okładka Aaron Rodd, Diviner, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka Aaron Rodd, Diviner, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Aaron Rodd, who was a shy and awkward being, felt unexpectedly at his ease. He was even anxious for further conversation. He had a rather long, pale face, with deep-set eyes and rugged features. He was soberly, even sombrely dressed in dismal black. He had the air of a recluse. Perhaps that was why the young lady smiled upon him with such confidence.

    okładka Anna the Adventuress, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka Anna the Adventuress, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Annabelle Pelissier, for his own reasons, allows Sir John Ferringhall to believe that she is his sister Hannah. Anna continues to cheat and bear the burden of her sister’s reputation, which in any case in Paris is a coquette. Infinite complications occur when both sisters return to London. This is one of the most intriguing stories of E. Philips Oppenheim.

    okładka Andrew Tresholm, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka Andrew Tresholm, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    At the corner corner in the restaurant of the Hotel de Paris in Monte Carlo, four very excellent local unforgettable enjoy the noon banquet. Host director Robert was very energetic, with strong dark eyes. On the right side, Mr. Lyon, General Saint-Hilaire, sat with him with bright gray mustaches, who wore his impressive series of tapes with the air of the one who earned them.

    okładka Advice Limited, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka Advice Limited, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    The long boat train which had only a few minutes before started from Dover Pier Station on its way to Victoria came to an unexpected halt alongside the almost deserted platform of the Town Station. Habitual travellers, who knew the irregularity of such a proceeding, let down the windows and leaned out from their places. There was little to be seen, however, and nothing to be learnt from the various attendants. About a dozen station officials and a few other men who looked l...

    okładka A Sleeping Memory, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka A Sleeping Memory, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Why not destroy someone’s memory in the hope that they will remember past lives. It turned out that this is a reverse scenario of Pygmalion. He fell in love with the girl and then destroyed her. I like the idea that a person is a common set of his experiences and experiences, but if they are erased, the person who is left will be completely different. Probably one of the best opengame stories.

    okładka A Prince of Sinners, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka A Prince of Sinners, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    Elegantly written novel, which tells about a young man who can not forgive his newly found father, because he left him and his mother. But after many living trials in many ways teach them both, they realize that there are other more important priorities and forces. A pleasant, easy-to-read, and thought-out essay.

    okładka A Monk of Cruta, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka A Monk of Cruta, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    A very interesting and early novel is extremely popular in the 1920s and 1940s by the famous author E. Phillips Oppenheim. It differs from its later works, here are considered more gloomy themes and a tragic plot. This story tells of a wealthy Englishman who fell in love with the daughter of an Italian nobleman who lives on the island of Krutha in the Mediterranean Sea. The very dark influence of the Catholic Church in this period will not prevent the victory of love and ha...

    okładka A Lost Leader, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka A Lost Leader, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    The state of the working class in the early 20th century caused significant changes in the left-wing political parties. The Liberal Party, which enjoyed the support of the working class, was threatened by the Party of Labor and trade unions that were in the forefront of the socialist and communist movement. In this novel, we are talking about a great deal of sympathy for the poorest workers who lost their jobs due to automation, recession and mass layoffs. The use of taxes ...

    okładka A People’s Man, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka A People’s Man, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    The marathon supports the radical form of general strikes to put the entire English industry on its knees and begin a long struggle for the redistribution of wealth. In many eloquent speeches, he claims the cause of poverty. Lord Foley, by contrast, believes that the enemies of England are waiting for mass actions aimed at the collapse of the country, during which they will invade and win. The marathon is obstructed from all sides by opposition forces that are trying to bri...

    okładka A Millionaire of Yesterday, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka A Millionaire of Yesterday, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    The novel tells about the struggle of a young man for wealth in colonial Africa and about his search for happiness in this country. Although he is trying to do everything right and honest, he is prevented by many opponents who bring only a great calamity. But despite all the difficulties, the story ends with a happy end.

    okładka A Maker of History, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim
    okładka A Maker of History, Ebook | E. Phillips Oppenheim

    In this romantic story tells about how in 1905 a young British tourist accidentally witnesses a strange meeting in Germany. Then, in Paris, he tells about it not in the company where it could be shared. His sister, who had to meet with him finds his brother’s baggage at the hotel, but he himself disappeared. The French police are pretending to be looking for him persistently, but then the sister himself disappears. A childhood friend who is in love with her is asking her fr...

Czym są ebooki?

Ebooki to książki, których treść została zapisana w formie elektronicznej. Są nazywane również e-książkami, publikacjami elektronicznymi czy książkami elektronicznymi. Ebooki można odczytywać na komputerach i laptopach, ale są one przeznaczone głównie do czytania na urządzeniach przenośnych takich jak smartfony, tablety i przede wszystkim czytniki książek elektronicznych. Ebooki posiadające swoje pierwowzory w formie papierowej są jej odwzorowaniem. Posiadają wszystkie elementy obecne w „tradycyjnej” wersji, takie jak okładkę, ilustracje, spis treści, przypisy itp.

Niepodważalną zaletą ebooków jest to, że w odróżnieniu od drukowanej książki można w nich zmieniać rodzaj oraz wielkość czcionki, formatować tekst, a w zależności od posiadanego czytnika istnieje też możliwość wyszukiwania pojedynczych słów w tekście, dodawania zakładek i robienia notatek.

Formaty ebooków

Ebooki są dostępne w wielu formatach. Najpopularniejsze z nich, będące standardem dla publikacji elektronicznych, to EPUB, MOBI i PDF.

Epub

To nowoczesny format będący standardem publikacji ebooków. Format EPUB umożliwia zmienianie wielkości fontu, co pomaga dopasować jego rozmiar do ekranu. Ebooki w tym formacie najlepiej odczytywać na urządzeniach posiadających ekran eINK (elektroniczny papier), chociaż można je odczytać także na smartfonie czy tablecie. Format EPUB jest możliwy do odczytania na komputerze, jednak do tego celu konieczne jest zainstalowanie właściwego oprogramowania.

Mobi

Jest formatem ebooków wykorzystywanym przez czytniki firmy Amazon – Kindle (oraz na innych urządzeniach i programach dostępnych na rynku). Publikacje MOBI są zapisane w formacie Mobipocket, można więc pobrać je na dowolny sprzęt elektroniczny posiadający oprogramowanie umożliwiające odczytanie plików MOBI. Format ten jest oparty na języku HTML, dlatego jego wyświetlanie jest możliwe na urządzeniach mobilnych.

PDF

To format zapewniający taki sam wygląd strony jak w wersji papierowej – w tym formacie podział na strony jest sztywny. PDF służy do długoterminowego archiwizowania elektronicznych danych i może być odczytywany na większości komputerów, laptopów, smartfonów, czytników czy tabletów.