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    okładka Before Adam, Ebook | Jack London

    “Before Adam” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.Before Adam is a novel by Jack London. It is the story of a man who dreams he lives the life of an early hominid. The story offers an early view of human evolution. The majority of the story is told through the eyes of the man's hominid alter ego, one of the Cave People. In addition to the Cave People, the...

    okładka Children of the Frost, Ebook | Jack London

    “Children of the Frost” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.Children of the Frost is a series of short stories by Jack London about Alaska and the Eskimo people. An underlying theme in some stories is the racism between the western white man and the native Alaskan.

    okładka Adventure, Ebook | Jack London

    “Adventure” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The novel explores the themes of domination of one people over the others, the differences between races, emancipation of women, and the strength of the human spirit, strengthened in a struggle with the nature and society.

    okładka The Acorn-planter, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Acorn-planter: A California Forest Play” is a play by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The Acorn-Planter was published the year that Jack London died. It is a play designed to be mostly sung accompanied by background music. It follows a tribe of California natives who react to the first presence of white settlers. The story then follows the tribe at a later da...

    okładka The Abysmal Brute, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Abysmal Brute” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The Abysmal Brute is a novel by American writer Jack London. It is a short novel, and could be regarded as a novelette.In the story, a man who was brought up in a log cabin, and who is a newcomer to society, finds success as a boxer and recognizes corrupt practices in professional boxing....

    okładka The Iron Heel, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Iron Heel” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The Iron Heel is a science fiction novel by American writer Jack London. The novel is told via the framing device of a manuscript found centuries after the action takes place and footnotes by a scholar, Anthony Meredith, circa 2600 AD. Jack London writes at two levels, sporadically having Meredith correc...

    okładka The Sea-Wolf, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Sea-Wolf” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The Sea-Wolf is a psychological adventure novel by American writer Jack London. It tells the story of a soft, domesticated protagonist — an intellectual man named Humphrey Van Weyden — forced to become tough and self-reliant by exposure to cruelty and brutality. The story starts with him aboard a San Fran...

    okładka White Fang, Ebook | Jack London

    “White Fang” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.White Fang is the name of the book's eponymous character, a wild wolfdog. The story details White Fang's journey to domestication in Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush. It is a companion novel (and a thematic mirror) to London's best-known work, The Call of the...

    okładka The Cruise of the Dazzler, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Cruise of the Dazzler” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The Cruise of the Dazzler is an early novel by Jack London, set in his home city of San Francisco. It is considered a boy's adventure novel.In the novel, Joe Bronson, dissatisfied with his dull life at school, runs away and joins the crew of a sloop he sees in San Francisco Bay. He finds the ...

    okładka The Call of the Wild, Ebook | Jack London

    “The Call of the Wild” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London. The central character of the novel is a dog named Buck. The story opens at a ranch in Santa Clara Valley, California, when Buck is stolen from his home and sold into service as a sled dog in Alaska. He becomes progressively more primi...

    okładka A Daughter of the Snows, Ebook | Jack London

    “A Daughter of the Snows” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.A Daughter of the Snows is Jack London's first novel. Set in the Yukon, it tells the story of Frona Welse, "a Stanford graduate and physical Valkyrie" who takes to the trail after upsetting her wealthy father's community by her forthright manner and befriending the town's prostitute. She is als...

    okładka Burmese Days, Ebook | George Orwell

    “Burmese Days“ is a novel by George Orwell, an English novelist, essayist, and journalist. He is best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.Burmese Days is the first novel by English writer George Orwell, published in 1934. Set in British Burma during the waning days of the empire, when Burma was ruled from Delhi as part of British India, the novel serves as "a portrait of the dark side of the British Raj."

    okładka Animal Farm, Ebook | George Orwell

    “Animal Farm“ is a novel by George Orwell, an English novelist, essayist, and journalist. He is best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.Animal Farm is a satirical allegorical novella by George Orwell. The book tells the story of a group of farm animals who rebel against their human farmer, hoping to create a society where the animals can be equal, free, and happy. Ultimately, the rebellion is betrayed, and the farm ends ...

    okładka 1984, Ebook | George Orwell

    “1984“ is a novel by George Orwell, an English novelist, essayist, and journalist. He is best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.1984, is a dystopian social science fiction novel by the English novelist George Orwell. 1984 centers on the consequences of totalitarianism, mass surveillance, and repressive regimentation of persons and behaviors within society. Orwell, himself a democratic socialist, modeled the totalitarian...

    okładka Castles Legends: Castles in Poland, Ebook | Kijewska Kinga

    Castles Legends. Castles in Poland is a collection of legends about fifty castles located in present-day Poland. This compilation contains both well-known stories, such as the Legend of the Wawel Dragon, and those lesser-known, such as the Legend of Iris of Tęczyn Castle. This book takes you on an exciting adventure to distant lands across different historical eras. Take a peek at Kruszwica Castle from the times preceding the rule of the Piast dynasty, or at the 20th-century ...

    okładka LaManchaZine, Ebook | Anaheli Vázquez, Liliana Poszumska

    Magazyn LaManchaZine – pisany przez lektorów i uczniów szkoły LaMancha dla wszystkich sympatyków języka hiszpańskiego. Ponad 20 stron ciekawych materiałów, które w prosty sposób pomogą Ci podnieść Twoją sprawność językową.I to za cenę mniejszą niż kubek kawy.Format: e-book PDF – możesz go czytać wszędzie i mieć do niego zawsze dostęp.Co znajdziesz w środku czerwcowego numeru?Dowiesz się jaką hiszpańskojęzyczną pozycję warto zobaczyć na Netflix’ie.Zanzibar – co zobaczyć na wys...

    okładka Robinson Crusoe, Ebook | Daniel Defoe

    Robinson Crusoe - a novel by Daniel Defoe, an English trader, writer, and spy. He is most famous for this novel, which is claimed to be second only to the Bible in its number of translations.The book is presented as an autobiography of the title character – a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical desert island near the coasts of Venezuela and Trinidad, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers, before ultimately being rescued.The novel has gone on to become ...

    okładka The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, Ebook | Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes - a collection of short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, a British writer, and medical doctor. He created the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The Sherlock Holmes stories are considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.This collection of stories consists of:The Adventure of the Illustrious ClientThe Adventure of the Blanched SoldierThe Adventure of the Mazarin StoneThe Adventure of the Three GablesThe Adventure of the Sussex ...

    okładka The Mucker, Ebook | Edgar Rice Burroughs

    “The Mucker“ is a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American fiction writer, who created such great characters as Tarzan and John Carter of Mars.This is the first book in the Mucker series. Billy Byrne is a low-class American born in Chicago's ghetto. He grows up a thief and a mugger. "Billy was a mucker, a hoodlum, a gangster, a thug, a tough." He is not chivalrous nor kind and has only meager ethics - never giving evidence against a friend or leaving someone behind. He...

    okładka The Return of the Mucker, Ebook | Edgar Rice Burroughs

    “The Return of the Mucker“ is a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American fiction writer, who created such great characters as Tarzan and John Carter of Mars.This is a second book in the Mucker series. Billy returns to his old Chicago haunts intending to clear his name. His time with Barbara imbued him with faith in the law and justice. However, he soon realizes that the system is more interested in finding someone guilty than in finding the guilty party. Awaiting the v...

    okładka The Girl from Hollywood, Ebook | Edgar Rice Burroughs

    “The Girl from Hollywood“ is a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American fiction writer, who created such great characters as Tarzan and John Carter of Mars.The story alternates between the all-American Pennington family on their remote California ranch and a young Hollywood actress.The Penningtons have a beautiful estate, and affectionate relationships with their children, Custer and Eva. Custer has had an "understanding" with neighbor and childhood friend Grace Evans for a...

    okładka The Lost Continent, Ebook | Edgar Rice Burroughs

    “The Lost Continent“ is a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American fiction writer, who created such great characters as Tarzan and John Carter of Mars.In 2137, Pan-American Navy Lieutenant Jefferson Turck is commander of the aero-submarine Coldwater, tasked with patrolling the 30th meridian from Iceland to the Azores. Disaster strikes when the vessel's anti-gravitation screens fail, dooming it to wallow upon the surface of the ocean, and the engines fail, leaving it adrift....

    okładka The Mad King, Ebook | Edgar Rice Burroughs

    “The Mad King“ is a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American fiction writer, who created such great characters as Tarzan and John Carter of Mars.Set in the fictional European kingdom of Lutha, the protagonist is a young American named Barney Custer, of Beatrice, Nebraska, who is the son of an American farmer and a runaway Luthan princess, Victoria Rubinroth. Unaware of his royal blood, much less that he is a dead ringer for his relative Leopold, the current king of Lutha, B...

    okładka The Oakdale Affair, Ebook | Edgar Rice Burroughs

    “The Oakdale Affair“ is a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American fiction writer, who created such great characters as Tarzan and John Carter of Mars.This is the third book in the Mucker series.In the home of Jonas Prim, president of an Oakdale bank, a thief makes off with a servant's clothing and valuables belonging to Prim's daughter Abigail. Abigail is thought to be absent visiting Sam Benham, whom her parents want her to marry. When the Prims discover the theft and lea...

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W kategorii „Książki obcojęzyczne” umieszczone zostały wszystkie utwory napisane w języku innym niż polski. Znajdują się tutaj publikacje autorów pochodzących z różnych krajów i kultur, poruszające wiele różnych tematów, problemów czy zagadnień. Publikacje w kategorii „Książki obcojęzyczne” przeznaczone są dla czytelników, którzy przez lekturę książek w językach obcych chcą podszkolić swoją znajomość danego języka. Niektóre z publikacji zostały specjalnie przygotowane, aby pomóc w takiej nauce. Znaleźć tu można zarówno klasyki literatury światowej, jak i książki współczesnych pisarzy. Czytelnicy mogą przeczytać w oryginale m.in. książki amerykańskiego pisarza, autora fantasy i opowieści grozy oraz jednego z prekursorów fantastyki naukowej H.P. Lovecrafta (“The Call of Cthulhu”, “The Shadow Out of Time”), czołowego przedstawiciela nurtu powieści detektywistycznej i twórcy postaci Sherlocka Holmesa, Arthura Conana Doyle’a (“The Hound of the Baskervilles”, “A Study in Scarlet”), czy irlandzkiego poety, prozaika i dramatopisarza Oscara Wilde’a (“The Happy Prince and Other Tales”, “The Canterville Ghost”). W nauce języka pomogą wydania dwujęzyczne, tego typu pozycje oferuje m.in. wydawnictwo Wymowne. W ich ofercie znaleźć możemy takie tytuły jak “Treasure Island” Roberta Louisa Stevensona, “Heart of Darkness” Josepha Conrada czy “The Sphinx Without a Secret” Oscara Wilde’a. Alternatywny sposób nauki proponuje wydawnictwo Poltex. Przygotowane przez nich książki mają pomóc czytelnikowi w nauce dzięki czytaniu i jednoczesnym słuchaniu przez niego tekstu w języku angielskim oraz wykonywaniu specjalnych ćwiczeń po każdym rozdziale. Oferują oni takie tytuły jak “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” Arthura Conana Doyle’a, “Anne of Green Gables” Lucy Maud Montgomery, “The Secret Garden” Frances Hodgson Burnett, “Frankenstein” Mary Shelley, “Alice in Wonderland” Lewisa Carrolla czy “The Picture of Dorian Gray” Oscara Wilde’a. Najwięcej książek w tej kategorii napisanych zostało w języku angielskim, ale znajdują się tu również pozycje w języku rosyjskim, francuskim czy niemieckim.