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Mike Benson, Tan Eng Huat Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #4

Mike Benson, Tan Eng Huat Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #4

The shocking truth of Leiko Wu's murder revealed! Shang-Chi's epic showdown with the enemy he never saw coming! The jaw-dropping final twist of the knife that NO ONE will see coming!

Цена: 170 руб.

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Наталья Попова, Андрей Федоров Saint Petersburg (подарочное издание)

Наталья Попова, Андрей Федоров Saint Petersburg (подарочное издание)

Прекрасно иллюстрированное подарочное издание в твердом переплете с серебряным тиснением и трехсторонним серебряным обрезом. The city of St Petersburg, the former capital of the Russian Empire and the embodiment of the pride and glory of the Russian state, was founded on 27 May 1703. The creation of the city was a daring feat. In order to realise his vision, Peter I, turning his back on the traditions of "ancient" Rus, called upon the new generation, which, with its fierce confidence and characteristic youthfulness, welcomed his ambitious plans. St Petersburg became the symbol of a new era of Russian history and grandiose, unprecedented ventures. As if challenging nature itself, the Emperor resolved to create a northern "Paradise" on an area of marshy land that seemed perpetually wreathed in mist. Petersburg became the primary concern and favourite "child of the northern giant, in which the energy, brutality and revolutionary force of the '93 Convention were concentrated, ... [the favourite child] of the tsar, who renounced his country for its own good and oppressed it in the name of Europeanism and civilisation" (Alexander Herzen). Indeed, the building of the new capital demanded a concerted effort and a great deal of strength. Many thousands of human lives were lost in the process, and it is perhaps because of this that the history of Petersburg is so full of dark a...

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Obama: An Intimate Portrait: The Historic Presidency in Photographs

Obama: An Intimate Portrait: The Historic Presidency in Photographs

Pete Souza was with President Obama during more crucial moments than anyone else and he photographed them all - from the highly classified to the disarmingly candid. Obama: An Intimate Portrait reproduces more than three hundred of Souza's most iconic photographs in exquisite detail, some of which have never been published before.Souza's photographs, with the behind-the-scenes captions and stories that accompany them, document the most consequential hours of the Presidency alongside unguarded moments with the President's family, his encounters with children, interactions with world leaders and cultural figures, and more. These images communicate the pace and power of America's highest office and reveal the spirit of the extraordinary man who became President. The result is a portrait of exceptional intimacy and a stunning record of a landmark era in American history.

Цена: 2005 руб.

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Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Vol. 4

Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Vol. 4

Its the Galactic Empire versus the Free Planets Alliance in Japans greatest space opera epic!In the thirty-sixth century humanity has conquered the galaxy and colonized countless star systems. The Galactic Empire, modeled along Prussian lines, and the democratic Free Planets Alliance are at war, and the fate of every human being in the universe hangs in the balance. This classic Japanese space opera, adapted into a legendary anime, is finally available in English for the first time.Remnants of the high nobility, manipulated by the "third power" of Phezzan, abduct the seven-year-old emperor and, with the cooperation of the Free Planets Alliance, declare the establishment of a traditional imperial government. Reinhard, however, has turned the tables by making a secret pact with Phezzan’s high officials and plans a grand invasion of the alliance by way of the Phezzan Corridor. So begins an epic battle between Yang - who, despite surmising Reinhards true intentions, must defend Iserlohn - and the Imperial Navys peerless fighter, von Reuentahl.

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The countryside and cultural history of the County of Arhus - a guide

The countryside and cultural history of the County of Arhus - a guide

The countryside and cultural history of the County of Arhus - a guideИздательство: County of ArhusСерия:

Цена: 100 руб.

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The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold: Adventures Along the Iron Curtain Trail

The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold: Adventures Along the Iron Curtain Trail

Scaling a new peak of rash over-ambition, Tim Moore tackles the 9,000km route of the old Iron Curtain on a tiny-wheeled, two-geared East German shopping bike.Asking for trouble and getting it, he sets off from the northernmost Norwegian-Russian border at the Arctic winter's brutal height, bullying his plucky MIFA 900 through the endless and massively sub-zero desolation of snowbound Finland.Sleeping in bank vaults, imperial palaces and unreconstructed Soviet youth hostels, battling vodka-breathed Russian hostility, Romanian landslides and a diet of dumplings, Moore and his "so-small bicycle" are sustained by the kindness of reindeer farmers and Serbian rock gods, plus a shameful addiction to Magic Man energy drink.Haunted throughout by the border detritus of watchtowers and rusted razor wire, Moore reflects on the curdling of the Communist dream, and the memories of a Cold War generation reared on the fear of apocalypse - at a time of ratcheting East-West tension.After three months, 20 countries and a 58-degree jaunt up the centigrade scale, man and bike finally wobble up to a Black Sea beach in Bulgaria, older and wiser, but mainly older.

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Russian Decorative Arts

Russian Decorative Arts

An informative guide to Russian Decorative Arts and their historical context. Covers a wide range of crafts including Faberg?, jewelry, woodwork, hardstone, glass and porcelain, as well as precious metal. Explores pre-Revolutionary Russia, discussing various artifacts of the Tsarist era as far back as the 16th and 17th centuries with particular focus on the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Ideal for both novice and established collectors of the field. Russia's last great Imperial celebration took place at the Winter Palace in St Petersburg with the lavish ball of 1913 celebrating 300 years of Romanov rule. The finest gowns, jewels, snuff boxes, and banqueting tableware of the Tsarist era were sumptuously displayed then for the last time. The outbreak of World War I in 1914 and the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 brought such opulence to an end. Ever since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russians have been eager to repatriate their lost heritage. Works by jewelers and silversmiths to the Tsars are particularly sought after today as status symbols, with the market for pre-Revolutionary decorative arts touching a wide audience - from the curators at the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, to the predawn bargain hunters at the Paris flea markets. Russian Decorative Arts offers an introductory guide to porcelain, glass, silver, Tula work and other base metals, orders and decorations, jewelry, objects of virtue, Faberge, lapidary, woodwork and walrus ivory. Each topic is detailed...

Цена: 4305 руб.

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The Kaurava Empire: Volume Two: The Vengeance of Ashwatthama

The Kaurava Empire: Volume Two: The Vengeance of Ashwatthama

The tales of the Mahabharata are updated in this new series from Campfire. Time and again the timeless nature of the greatest stories ever told have been highlighted by readers and fans. This space age rendering of these epic tales really proves the point. The Kauravas and Pandavas go high tech as their forces clash in the fiercest battle the universe has ever known.Each volume in the series is a stand-alone adventure that will mesmerize and thrill readers everywhere.The Mahabharata goes science fiction in this graphic retelling of the war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas. Ashwatthama, a reluctant warrior commits the ultimate crime and must pay for it by wandering the universe, friendless and alone for all eternity. A graphic reminder that war can brutalize even the best of men and that revenge is seldom worth the price. Cursed to wander the universe, friendless, alone and in pain, Ashwatthama has eternity to ponder his crimes and to yearn for forgiveness. Can he escape his terrible past and find peace or will he be doomed to live forever?In the second volume of Campfire's Kaurava Empire series we focus on the story of Ashwatthama, the son of great guru and weapons master Drona, teacher of the Kauravas and Pandavas. When war comes to the empire, Ashwatthama is reluctant to choose sides as he is friends with members of both the Kaurava and Pandava families, but in the end he sides with his father, following him into battle against the Pandavas. When Drona is killed throug...

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Suzanne Massie Pavlovsk: The Life of a Russian Palace

Suzanne Massie Pavlovsk: The Life of a Russian Palace

Like the rings in a tree, two centuries of turbulent events have left their imprint on the history of the palace at Pavlovsk. In this, her first book since her classic Land of the Firebird, Suzanne Massie uses this history as a lens to look deeply into the soul of successive periods revealing the heights of hope and the depths of horror in the larger than life size to be found only in Russia. Pavlovsk is a riveting true story of passions and people - as gripping as a novel, exciting as a spy thriller. The story begins in the lavish late 18th-century court of Catherine the Great who gave the land where this magnificent palace was built to her unhappy son Paul and his young wife Maria Feodorovna. Paul, one of the most enigmatic and quixotic of tsars - assassinated a few years after he became Emperor - nevertheless managed to win and hold the love of one of the most beautiful and talented of tsarinas. Together they had ten children, among them four daughters who became queens and two sons who became tsars, the great Alexander I, conqueror of Napoleon and Nicholas I, the "Iron Tsar". Maria Feodorovna, a woman of uncommon taste, working with the best architects and artisans of her day, made Pavlovsk an encyclopedia of all the ideas of beauty of Russia's golden age. The saga sweeps the reader through the revolution, when the palace was narrowly saved from ravaging Red Guards by a group of art lovers - only to fall a few years later into the brutal hands of the Nazis and the Gestapo...

Цена: 616 руб.

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Captain America / Black Panther: Flags of our Fathers

Captain America / Black Panther: Flags of our Fathers

The finest heroes of a generation together on the front lines of WWII! For the first time ever, see the full story of the first meeting of Captain America and the Black Panther! It s a World War Two adventure featuring a young Steve Rogers, the Black Panther and Nick Fury and his Howling Commandos in combat with the nastiest Nazi villains in the Marvel Universe - Baron Strucker and the Red Skull! Collecting: Captain America/Black Panther: Flags of our Fathers #1-4 and Rise of the Black Panther #1.

Цена: 523 руб.

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Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec: Vol. 2: The Mad Scientist / Mummies on Parade

Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec: Vol. 2: The Mad Scientist / Mummies on Parade

In “The Mad Scientist” the science that brought us revived dinosaurs now results in a pithecanthrope stalking the streets of the City of Light, climaxing in an amazing car chase involving a foe from the previous volume. Will the perpetually inept Inspector Caponi just make things worse? Probably. Then in the second episode, “A Dusting of Mummies,” the mummy glimpsed in Adèle’s apartment in previous episodes comes alive! The volume concludes with the sudden startling (and delightful) incursion of some characters familiar to Tardi fans, and a shocking climax that leaves the future of both Adèle and this series in doubt as World War I erupts. (It’s the only story in the entire series not to feature an “in our next episode” teaser.)

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Superman/Batman: Sorcerer Kings

Superman/Batman: Sorcerer Kings

In these tales from issues #78-84, Superman and Batman fight magical forces from the past and future.Writer Cullen Bunn (The Sixth Gun) and artist ChrisCross (FIRESTORM) launch Superman and Batman on an utterly epic journey - one that will leave no corner of the DCU untouched When Superman mysteriously vanishes from Earth, Batman must call upon some of the DCU's top mystics such as Dr. Occult to get some answers. Meanwhile, The Man of Steel finds himself fighting side-by-side with a strange Batman against a horde of Solomon Grundies. And just what is the sun doing to his powers? Batman, Doctor Occult, Detective Chimp and Klarion the Witchboy must face a magical Armageddon in the present as Superman is taken to meet the future Justice League at the Hall of Doom How did things go so wrong -- and can anything be done to stop it?

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Chernobyl. History of a Tragedy

Chernobyl. History of a Tragedy

On the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history: the explosion of a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Soviet Ukraine. The outburst put the world on the brink of nuclear annihilation. In the end, less than five percent of the reactor's fuel escaped, but that was enough to contaminate over half of Europe with radioactive fallout.In Chernobyl, Serhii Plokhy recreates these events in all of their drama, telling the stories of the firefighters, scientists, engineers, workers, soldiers, and policemen who found themselves caught in a nuclear Armageddon and succeeded in doing the seemingly impossible: extinguishing the nuclear inferno and putting the reactor to sleep. While it is clear that the immediate cause of the accident was a turbine test gone wrong, Plokhy shows how the deeper roots of Chernobyl lay in the nature of the Soviet political system and the flaws of its nuclear industry. A little more than five years later, the Soviet Union would fall apart, destroyed from within by its unsustainable communist ideology and the dysfunctional managerial and economic systems laid bare in the wake of the disaster.A poignant, fast paced account of the drama of heroes, perpetrators, and victims, Chernobyl is the definitive history of the world's worst nuclear disaster.

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A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel: Volume 4

A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel: Volume 4

Bestselling writer Daniel Abraham and acclaimed illustrator ommy Patterson bring their stunning graphic-novel daptation of George R. R. Martin's classic A Game of Thrones о a stunning finish that merits a place alongside the majestic iriginal on the bookshelf of every fantasy fan. The death of King Robert Baratheon and the imprisonment his Hand, Lord Eddard Stark of Winterfell, has set the great louses of Westeros at one another's throats. In Winterfell, Eddard's eldest son and heir, Robb Stark, las gathered an army and is pushing south, determined to free lis father. Along the way, he pledges to marry the daughter of bord Walder Frey in exchange for a military advantage that lllows him to capture Jaime Lannister - a powerful bargaining :hip to ensure Lord Eddard's safe release. But it is one thing to capture the Kingslayer and quite another to hold him. Meanwhile, in King's Landing, young King Joffrey has other ideas than an exchange of prisoners. Ignoring the advice of his mother, Queen Cersei, he throws oil on the flames of conflict and ignites a conflagration that seems likely to consume not only the Starks but all of Westeros - unless Tyrion Lannister, the Imp, can bring the mad boy-king to heel.

Цена: 854 руб.

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The Spider Network

The Spider Network

The Spider Network is the almost-unbelievable and darkly entertaining inside account of the Libor scandal - one of the biggest, farthest-reaching financial scams since the global financial crisis - written by the only journalist with access to Tom Hayes before he was sentenced to fourteen years in prison. Full of exclusive details, and with ramifications that stretch right across the British establishment, this is a gripping, real-life story of outlandish characters and reckless greed in the City of London. By turns a rollicking account of the scandal and also a provocative examination of a financial system that was crooked throughout, The Spider Network is a perfect read for fans of The Wolf of Wall Street and The Big Short.

Цена: 468 руб.

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Deathstroke: Volume 2: The Gospel of Slade

Deathstroke: Volume 2: The Gospel of Slade

Deathstroke battles the Man of Steel in the conclusion to “The Professional” storyline as this second Rebirth collection begins! Then, in “Four Days,” Slade and Wintergreen team up for a covert mission that reveals the stunning truth about Deathstroke’s powers. Collects issues #6-11.

Цена: 570 руб.

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The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin

The inspiration for the new movie The Death of Stalin written and directed by Armando Iannucci (In The Loop, Veep, the Thick of It). Fear, corruption and treachery abound in this political satire set in the aftermath of Stalin s death in the Soviet Union in 1953. When the leader of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, has a stroke - the political gears begin to turn, plunging the super-state into darkness, uncertainty and near civil war. The struggle for supreme power will determine the fate of the nation and of the world. And it all really happened.

Цена: 1673 руб.

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Long John Silver: Volume 3: The Emerald Maze

Long John Silver: Volume 3: The Emerald Maze

The bloody mutiny was a success and Long John is now in command of the Neptune. Following their native gude, the survivors find the mouth of the Amazon and sail on towards Guiana-Capac. But after the dangers of the open ocean, it's the unknown terrors of the jungle they must now face - with a damaged ship and a reduced crew. To what doom will the lush labyrinth of the Amazon lead Long John, Lady Vivian and Dr. Livesey?

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Jerzy Banach,Jerzy Szablowski,Karol Estreicher,Jan Baumgart,Kazimierz Radwanski,Edward Waligora,Stanislaw Czerpak Cracow: City of Museums

Jerzy Banach,Jerzy Szablowski,Karol Estreicher,Jan Baumgart,Kazimierz Radwanski,Edward Waligora,Stanislaw Czerpak Cracow: City of Museums

Cracovia - tonus Poloniae urbs celeberrima. Cracow was mentioned for the first time in the years 965 and 966. It became the main center of the state and the seat of the Polish kings in the eleventh century and continued to be the capital right into the seventeenth. The plan of the city, laid out after its foundation in 1257 and one of the most advanced in Europe, has survived almost unchanged to the present day. The city's rapid development was stimulated by Wladyslaw Lo-kietek, who unified the Polish lands and had himself crowned king in the Cathedral on the Wawel in 1320. In the fourteenth century several magnificent Gothic buildings were raised in Cracow, including the royal residence and the Cathedral on the Wawel (the third), the famous Church of St. Mary, the Town Hall, and the Cloth Hall. Of the defensive walls surrounding the town only the Barbican, the Florian Gate, and three towers have survived. In Cracow, Gothic painting and sculpture reached a peak in the fifteenth century. Evidence of the interest in the development of learning in mediaeval Cracow was the foundation of the university by Casimir the Great in 1364. It was the oldest in Poland and the second oldest in central Europe. In the following two centuries it was to enjoy a fame reaching far beyond the land of the Jagiellons. The sixteenth century was Cracow's "Golden Age." Thanks to the initiative of King Sigismund I, the Old, it developed into an outstanding center of Renaissance art. Italian artists star...

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Марина Сорокина Lace of Russia. Vologda Lace

Марина Сорокина Lace of Russia. Vologda Lace

Interbook-Business Publishers has undertaken the publication of the "Masterpieces of Russian Folk Art" series consisting of handsomely designed art books on traditional Russian crafts. An embodiment of the experience and talents of many generations, folk crafts are constantly developing and regenerating, thus remaining a viable modern art which gives joy and beauty to the people. Each book contains a survey of the history of the craft and the work of prominent craftsmen, as well as about 150 illustrations, including the best works from both Russian museums and private collections.

Цена: 239 руб.

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The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future

The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future

In 1980, the iconoclastic economist Julian Simon challenged celebrity biologist Paul Ehrlich to a bet. Their wager on the future prices of five metals captured the public's imagination as a test of coming prosperity or doom. Ehrlich, author of the landmark book THE POPULATION BOMB, predicted that rising populations would cause overconsumption, resource scarcity and famine - with apocalyptic consequences for humanity. Simon optimistically countered that human welfare would flourish thanks to flexible markets, technological change, and our collective ingenuity. Simon and Ehrlich's debate reflected a deepening national conflict over the future of the planet. THE BET: PAUL EHRLICH, JULIAN SIMON, AND OUR GAMBLE OVER EARTH'S FUTURE weaves the two men's lives and ideas together with the era's partisan political clashes over the environment and the role of government. In a lively narrative leading from the dawning environmentalism of the 1960s through the pivotal presidential contest between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan and on into the 1990s, Paul Sabin shows how the fight between Ehrlich and Simon - between environmental fears and free-market confidence - helped create the gulf separating environmentalists and their critics today. Drawing insights from both sides, Sabin argues for using social values, rather than economic or biological absolutes, to guide society's crucial choices relating to climate change, the planet's health, and our own.

Цена: 215 руб.

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The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future

The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future

In 1980, the iconoclastic economist Julian Simon challenged celebrity biologist Paul Ehrlich to a bet. Their wager on the future prices of five metals captured the public's imagination as a test of coming prosperity or doom. Ehrlich, author of the landmark book THE POPULATION BOMB, predicted that rising populations would cause overconsumption, resource scarcity and famine - with apocalyptic consequences for humanity. Simon optimistically countered that human welfare would flourish thanks to flexible markets, technological change, and our collective ingenuity. Simon and Ehrlich's debate reflected a deepening national conflict over the future of the planet. THE BET: PAUL EHRLICH, JULIAN SIMON, AND OUR GAMBLE OVER EARTH'S FUTURE weaves the two men's lives and ideas together with the era's partisan political clashes over the environment and the role of government. In a lively narrative leading from the dawning environmentalism of the 1960s through the pivotal presidential contest between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan and on into the 1990s, Paul Sabin shows how the fight between Ehrlich and Simon - between environmental fears and free-market confidence - helped create the gulf separating environmentalists and their critics today. Drawing insights from both sides, Sabin argues for using social values, rather than economic or biological absolutes, to guide society's crucial choices relating to climate change, the planet's health, and our own.

Цена: 215 руб.

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Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor: Vol.1: After Life

Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor: Vol.1: After Life

With a force of personality capable of bending time itself and all the energy of a star’s exploding heart, the Doctor blasts into the hollow, tragic life of a woman with so much to offer – and gives her the chance to scream “Geronimo!” at the thrills, colours and terrors of an infinite universe!

Цена: 825 руб.

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Flight: Volume 4

Flight: Volume 4

A full-color graphic anthology of short stories by some of the hottest creators in the field, FLIGHT, Volume Four is the newest addition to a great success story in graphic novel publishing. Since 2004, when the first Volume of Flight burst on the scene, the publication of subsequent volumes has become a highly anticipated annual event. Artists are constantly contacting Kibuishi (the editor of the Flight volumes and himself a contributor), asking to be included in the next volume of Flight. So it's no wonder Flight has ascended so rapidly in the graphic novel universe, becoming a fan favorite and developing a rabid following. Each contributor's story in the anthology represents a labor of love, and that fact shines through in the overall quality of the series.

Цена: 1938 руб.

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Moebius Library: The Art of Edena

Moebius Library: The Art of Edena

A companion volume to the critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling World of Edena graphic novel, Moebius Library: The Art of Edena collects four fantastic Edena-related short stories and a motherlode of Moebius illustrations. A celebration of the imagery and creative enthusiasm Moebius held for his Edena universe and his characters Stel and Atan, the short stories "Seeing Naples," "Another Planet," "The Repairmen," and "Dying to See Naples" are collected here, as Moebius explores his imagination with two of his favorite characters. Working closely with Moebius Production in France, Dark Horse presents the second volume in the Moebius Library series.

Цена: 1206 руб.

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Valerian: The Complete Collection: Volume 1

Valerian: The Complete Collection: Volume 1

This first volume of the collection contains books 1 and 2 of the series "The City of Shifting Waters and The Empire of a Thousand Planets. It also includes book 0, Bad Dreams, translated into English for the first time: the very first adventures of our two heroes, published after City and retroactively numbered. Finally, linking the volumes of this collection together is a long, exclusive interview with the authors and director Luc Besson. Illustrated with new art as well as numerous sketches, studies and photographs from the big-screen adaptation.

Цена: 1299 руб.

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Kieron Gillen, Manuel Garcia Dark Avengers: Ares #2

Kieron Gillen, Manuel Garcia Dark Avengers: Ares #2

The mission becomes personal -- and the stakes get real! Ares gets the opportunity to right one of the great wrongs of his past...and he takes his hand-picked squad of elite troops along for a training exercise. But can even the hardest and sharpest of Norman Osborn's crack H.A.M.M.E.R. troops handle themselves in a battle among gods? Watch a pack of grunts dropped into a clash of the titans, in the explosive new mini-series by Kieron Gillen (BETA RAY BILL: GODHUNTER) and Manuel García (SPIDER-MAN: BREAKOUT)!

Цена: 170 руб.

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Berlitz: Tuscany and Umbria Pocket Guide

Berlitz: Tuscany and Umbria Pocket Guide

"Berlitz Pocket Guide Tuscany and Umbria" is a concise, full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the very best that this bountiful region has to offer, from its exquisite Renaissance cities to hilltop villages and peaceful, verdant landscapes. Follow in the footsteps of St Francis of Assisi, climb the leaning tower of Pisa, go hiking in the Apennines, wander through the medieval alleyways of Siena and San Gimignano - the Where To Go chapter details all the key sights. Handy maps on the cover help you get around with ease. To inspire you, the book offers a rundown of the Top 10 Attractions in Tuscany and Umbria, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Tour of the region. The What to Do chapter is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from shopping for leather goods in Florence to catching one of the many music festivals the region is renowned for. You'll also be armed with background information, including a brief history of the region of Tuscany and Umbria and an Eating Out chapter covering its mouth-watering rustic cuisine and famous wine, Chianti. There are carefully chosen listings of the best hotels and restaurants, and an A-Z to equip you with all the practical information you will need.

Цена: 387 руб.

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The Fall of the House of Fifa

The Fall of the House of Fifa

Fifa was founded in 1904 to unite the football-playing world, its first congress stating that 'no person should be allowed to arrange matches for personal profit'. A little over a century later, a judge in a Brooklyn courtroom called Fifa a 'Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organisation (RIC O) enterprise' - a term originally coined for the mafia. As dazzling World Cups captivated billions around the world Fifa became a commercial magnet, money pouring into its coffers. Its earnest foundations began to crumble as those entrusted with the sport wanted their share. For forty years Joao Havelange and then Sepp Blatter presided over a Fifa now plagued with scandal - dawn raids, FBI investigations, allegations of money laundering, industrialscale bribery, racketeering, tax evasion, vote-buying and theft that now came to define the organisation whose purpose is to foster international cooperation and nurture the spirit of this simple, beautiful game. David Conn, football's most respected investigative journalist, chronicles the extraordinary history and staggering scale of corruption, paints revealing portraits of the men at the centre of Fifa - the power brokers, the indicted, the legends like Franz Beckenbauer and Michel Platini - and puts the allegations to Blatter himself in an extended interview. The Fall of the House of Fifa is the definitive story of Fifa's rise and the most spectacular fall sport has ever seen.

Цена: 740 руб.

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Flight: Volume Two

Flight: Volume Two

The graphic novel anthology that solidified the stature of the FLIGHT series as one of the most thoughtful, beautifully rendered works in the field. "Last year, the first volume of Flight introduced a squadron of talented young cartoonists whose anime/animation influence struck a fresh note among jaded comics readers. This edition shows substantial growth while introducing some veterans, such as Jeff Smith (Bone) and Doug TenNapel (Creature Tech)...The sheer force of creative energy on display is impressive." "The first Flight anthology was one of those universally-beloved comics, and the second volume is maybe a little bit better." - The Fourth Rail for Flight, Volume Two. "The quality is simply outstanding. It's probably safe to say that among its 432 pages, Flight has something to offer just about everyone." - Comixfan.com for Flight, Volume Two.

Цена: 2049 руб.

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