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  • Gutenberg's Apprentice

    Gutenberg's Apprentice

    Christie,Alix
    Kiadó: Headline Books
    Johann Gutenberg's first printed Bibles amazed and shocked medieval Europe. He had started a revolution that would one day put books in the hands of any man or woman who wanted them. The project was fraught with danger, for it threatened the power ofpoliticians and the Catholic church.Who was this Gutenberg? In Alix Christie's evocative and compelling novel, he comes vividly to life - driven, caustic and ruthless. Behind him stands a brilliant young scribe, Peter Schoeffer, whose genius is to stay true to his artistic values in thecauldron of the printer's workshop. Caught between the old ways and the new, the two men struggle with one another and the world outside to prevail against overwhelming obstacles... and change history.
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    ISBN: 9781472220158
    nyelv(ek): angol
    Raktárkészlet: 1-10 pld
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  • The Miniaturist

    The Miniaturist

    Burton,Jessie
    Kiadó: Macmillan*
    There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . .On an autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. She has come from the country to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt, butinstead she is met by his sharp-tongued sister, Marin. Only later does Johannes appear and present her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home. It is to be furnished by an elusive miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirrortheir real-life counterparts in unexpected ways . . .Nella is at first mystified by the closed world of the Brandt household, but as she uncovers its secrets she realizes the escalating dangers that await them all. Does the miniaturist hold their fate in her hands? And will she be the key to theirsalvation or the architect of their downfall?Beautiful, intoxicating and filled with heart-pounding suspense, Jessie Burton's magnificent debut novel The Miniaturist is a story of love and obsession, betrayal and retribution, appearance and truth.
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    ISBN: 9781447284666
    nyelv(ek): angol
    Raktárkészlet: 1-10 pld
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  • The Doll Factory (Babák Városa)

    The Doll Factory (Babák Városa)

    Macneal, Elizabeth
    Kiadó: Macmillan*
    London 1850s London, the Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and, among the crowd watching the dazzling spectacle, two people meet by happenstance. For Iris, an arrestingly attractive aspiring artist, it is a brief and forgettable moment butforSilas, a curiosity collector enchanted by all things strange and beautiful, the meeting marks a new beginning.When Iris is asked to model for Pre-Raphaelite artist Louis Frost, she agrees on the condition that he will also teach her to paint. Suddenly, her world begins to expand beyond her wildest dreams-but she has no idea that evil is waiting in the shadows.Silas has only thought of one thing since that chance meeting, and his obsession is darkening by the day. (less)A sharp, scary, gorgeously evocative tale of love, art and obsessionPaula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train. A beautiful young woman aspires to be an artist, while a man's dark obsession may destroy her world forever.
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    ISBN: 9781529002416
    nyelv(ek): angol
    Raktárkészlet: 1-10 pld
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  • The Pharmacist's Wife
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    The Pharmacist's Wife

    Tait,Vanessa
    Kiadó: Atlantic Books
    A dark and thrilling tale of Victorian addiction, vengeance and self-discovery, perfect for fans of Sarah Waters, Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist and Sarah Perry's The Essex Serpent.Love. Desire. Vengeance. A deadly alchemy.Edinburgh, 1869...Newly married, Rebecca longs for the life of a well-heeled gentlewoman. Her husband Alexander, a respected pharmacist, is eager to join pioneering fellow inventors in the history books. But beneath his ordered exterior, Rebecca is horrified to find aworld of dark secrets. As she struggles with his infidelity and strange sexual desires, Alexander tries to pacify her so-called hysteria with his magical new wonder-drug, heroin...As Rebecca's forced dependence takes her further from herself, Alexander's desire to profit from his creation leads him along a path that blurs science, passion, and death. Soon, they both learn that addiction, obsession and vengeance make for a deadlyalchemy...Historical women's fiction, vengeance, self-discovery, Love, desire, deadly alchemy
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    ISBN: 9781786492739
    nyelv(ek): angol
    Raktárkészlet: nincs raktáron
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