The War of the Worlds is one of the most frightening science fiction novels ever written. When a spaceship falls from the sky and lands in southern England, few people are worried. But when strange creatures climb out and start killing, nobody is safe.
Jane Eyre survives a lonely and loveless childhood at her aunt's house. When she is sent away to school, although she receives an education, her existence is still a cold and solitary one. She dreams of living a more fulfilling life, where she is treated with dignity and respect.
Kin Zen is on the star ship Voyager, exploring the outer galaxy. When the Voyager arrives on a new planet, Kin is part of the team that goes looking for new forms of life. They capture a bizarre alien creature, but it soon becomes clear that the creature has powers beyond those of its human captors.
North American short stories enhance students' reading skills, language learning, and enjoyment of literature. Discovering Fiction, Second Edition, An Introduction Student's Book presents stories with universal appeal to engage students and make them think.
Discovering Fiction, Second Edition, Student's Book 1 presents stories with universal appeal to engage students and make them think critically. Among the authors included are O. Henry, William Saroyan, Gwendolyn Brooks, Isaac Asimov, and Sandra Cisneros.
Discovering Fiction, Second Edition, Student's Book 2 presents stories with universal appeal to engage students and make them think. Among the authors included are Nathaniel Hawthorne, Kate Chopin, Langston Hughes, Ernest Hemingway, and Shirley Jackson.
An adaptation of the classic story of Michael Henchard who rises above his poor and humble beginnings to become a successful businessman. But then, an awful secret from his past catches up with him and Henchard must pay the price.
Three cases from the files of the world's most famous detective: in The Bruce Partington Plans some highly confidential government plans go missing and Holmes knows the solution to the theft is not simple; in The Devil's Foot Holmes' holiday is interrupted by an event which seems more supernatural than criminal; and in The Copper Beeches, Holmes receives a visit from a woman who's been offered a well-paid job with some very strange conditions...
Sophie loves painting and wants to become an artist, but her parents have other ideas. Her good friend Dorothy gives her some advice - 'Show them that you are good enough to go to art college.' She offers to help Sophie put on her own art show.
Air travel is perfectly safe. That's what they told Angela. But is it? Angela and her brother Simon are about to fly to a gold mine in the Australian outback. She's a little surprised when she meets the pilot of a small plane they're taking. Something about him doesn't seem quite right.
Cycling around the Australian holiday island of Rottnest, Becky and her friends make an awful discovery - a dead body beneath a cliff. Did the man fall, or was it murder? Becky can't stop thinking about it.
Since the moment he was born, Prince William has grown up in the public eye. Throughout his life people have speculated about who he would marry. So when he announced his engagement to Catherine Middleton in 2011, the world went wild with excitement.
It is very difficult for Tom to be well-behaved and do his schoolwork. He is always looking for more exciting ways to spend his time. In their search for adventure, Tom and his friend Huckleberry Finn run away to live on an island, look for buried treasure and track down some real robbers! Packed with audio CD.
Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania to visit his client, Count Dracula. While there, he discovers that the count has a terrible and bloody secret. When Dracula moves to England, Jonathan's friends and family are in danger of becoming his victims. Can they destroy the evil Count before he wins control of their lives?
This is the story of two sisters: one with good sense and the other with romantic sensibility. Together with their mother they must make a life for themselves after the death of their father. They are obliged to leave their home and have very little money to live on.
You are going to London for a short holiday. You will have to speak English. Can you reserve a hotel room? Do you know what to say in a shop? Can you understand an English joke? In this fun and informative game book, you participate in the story and you make all the decisions. Packed with audio CD.
When Luisa goes to the luxurious Oak Hills to meet a new client for her flower shop, she has no idea that she's going to meet someone who will change her life. But things are more complicated than they first appear. A rich and selfish woman stands between Luisa and true love. Will love win in the end? Packed with audio CD.
Working as a nurse in a busy hospital means Gloria doesn't have much time for romance. She decides to make time, but after a series of dating disasters she's almost ready to give up. Then a sudden accident turns her life upside down, with surprising consequences. Will Gloria ever find her match? Packed with audio CD.
When a notice appears in the local newspaper, the villagers are curious. Is it a joke, or is there really going to be a murder at Little Paddocks? At the announced time, the lights go out. Gunshots are heard. What is happening? Will Miss Marple be able to explain the mystery?