Tom Walsh had a Lot to learn about life. He liked travelling, and he was in no hurry. He liked meeting people, anyone and everyone. He liked the two American girls on the train. They were nice and very friendly. They knew a lot of places. Tom thought they were fun. Tom certainly had a lot to learn about life. This is a collection of short stories about adventures on trains. Strange, wonderful, and frightening things can happen on trains - and all of them happen here.
Tatiana Sindeeva Burova is the novice poetess, wise with the experience of hard life, who in her fables and parables shares her thoughts with the reader and tells how to become happy, how to learn to believe in yourself, how to find yourself. She had a lot of difficult situations in her life and she managed to solve them with dignity and at the same time to continue to be a person. In her fables and parables, you can find answers to various questions that disturb so much the reader in our world.
There is a reason why Stephen King is one of the bestselling writers in the world, ever. As George Pelecanos says: King's gift of storytelling is unrivalled. His ferocious imagination is unlimited. King knows how to write stories that draw you in and are impossible to put down. Turn off the television - in fact, why don't you turn off all the lights except for the one over your favourite chair? - and we'll talk about vampires here in the dim. I think I can make you believe in them. 'Salem's Lot is a small New England town with the usual quota of gossips, drinkers, weirdos and respectable folk. Of course there are tales of strange happenings - but not more than in any other town its size. Ben Mears, a moderately successful writer, returns to the Lot to write a novel based on his early years, and to exorcise the terrors that have haunted him since childhood. The event he witnessed in the house now rented by a new resident. A newcomer with a strange allure. A man who causes Ben some unease as things start to happen: a child disappears, a dog is brutally killed - nothing unusual, except the list starts to grow. Soon surprise will turn to bewilderment, bewilderment to confusion and finally to terror...
However, such arguments from a philosophical point of view require a lot of time, and also forces, to understand why a woman decided to commit treason. And also, what the man did not do that pushed the woman to this step. Such reasoning will help all to comprehend and avoid such errors in the future…
The Spring breakfast is a very important event for little Mossy and his grandmother. From finding the perfect gift, to gathering Sounds, Smells and Tastes, to catching buzzy little sunbeams, our heroes have a lot to do! Luckily there's always a friend around to help make sure the celebrations go off without a hitch.Для дошкольного и младшего школьного возраста.
Bassanio wants to get married, but he has no money and a lot of debts. He asks his friend Antonio for a loan, but Antonio is waiting for his ships to return. Until then, he has nothing to lend. To help Bassanio, he borrows money from a money-lender - and agrees to an unusual condition. If Antonio cannot repay the loan in three months, the money-lender will cut a pound of flesh from his body. Will Antonio be able to repay the loan? Or will he die?
Mrs. Hudson has been through a lot as the landlady of Sherlock Holmes. But nothing has worried her as much as the private detective being too sick to leave his bed. She calls for his partner, Dr. John Watson, to attend him. Can Watson bring a specialist to cure this dying detective or was it all an act?
Join Topsy and Tim as they prepare to move house with Mummy and Dad. In Topsy and Tim Move House, the twins are moving house but there is a lot of work to do. There are curtains to take down, toys to pack and pets to look after. It is an exciting time for Topsy and Tim, but Kitty, their cat, isn't quite so sure about the move... Topsy and Tim are just like you! They find fun and adventure in the real world.
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Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book. But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one comes out alive, Mears begins to realize that there may be something sinister at work and that his hometown is under siege by forces of darkness far beyond his control.