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Macmillan Reader Intermediate - Dr. No

Macmillan Reader Intermediate - Dr. No (audio mp3)

Cultural Reader Chinav prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

novinka China

Jennifer Gascoigne

Macmillan Cultural Readers   Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

This title provides an informative overview of Chinese history, its people, culture, traditions, economy, landscape and sport.

The Old Curiosity Shopv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

novinka The Old Curiosity Shop

Sue Grafton - retold by John Escott

  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

The story is about Nell and her grandfather, who live in The Old Curiosity Shop. They are very poor, and when disaster strikes, Nell must protect herself and her grandfather from people who wish them harm.

The Norwood buuilder and Other Storiesv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

The Norwood Builder and Other Stories

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

krimi/detektivný príbeh & dobrodružstvo/napätie   Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Sherlock Holmes a jeho priateľ, Dr. Watson riešia štyri záhady: Staviteľ z Norwoodu, Druhá škvrna, Maklérov úradník a Škandál v Čechách.

A Is For Alibi

A Is For Alibi

Sue Grafton - retold by John Escott

Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy   Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Recently released from jail where she has just finished serving an eight-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Nikki Fife comes to Kinsey's office and asks the detective to prove her innocence and find the real murderer. Thus begins Kinsey's latest case, where she has to prove the validity of quite a few suspects' alibis before finding out the truth - at considerable personal risk. Recommended for older readers.

B Is For Burglar

B Is For Burglar

Sue Grafton - retold by John Escott

Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A retelling of another gripping alphabet murder mystery by Sue Grafton, one of the most popular and successful American novelists writing today. Kinsey Millhone’s latest case takes her to and from Boca Raton, Florida and her home town of Santa Teresa, California on the trail of a missing woman. Recommended for older readers.

Bristol Murderv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Bristol Murder

Philip Prowse

Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Peter, a long-distance lorry driver, gives a lift to a 16-year-old hitch-hiker. As the boy confides in him, Peter discovers that his name is John and that he has run away from home after a violent row with his uncle. But John's uncle has been found dead and the police are making a nationwide search for John.

Draculav prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Dracula

Bram Stoker - retold by Margaret Tarner

Mystery/Horror/Ghost  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Through this powerfully retold version, students have an opportunity to read one of the most famous horror stories ever devised.

Dr Nov prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Dr No

Ian Fleming, retold by F H Cornish

Travel & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

James Bond is sent to Jamaica to investigate the sudden disappearance of the island's Governor and his assistant. When he arrives, 007 begins to suspect that the Governor's absence is in some way linked to Dr No, the reclusive owner of a remote island which lies between Cuba and Jamaica.
There have been several strange deaths on this island, which the local people blame on a mysterious and terrifying 'dragon'. Bond decides to pay a secret visit to the island. But he is not the only person to land there.

Emmav prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Emma

Jane Austen, retold by Margaret Tarner

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

One of Jane Austen's finest works. Emma is the story of a wealthy and beautiful girl whose favourite hobby is matchmaking. But when she tries to bring her friend Harriet together with Mr Elton, a young widower, the results are disastrous. Emma is the amusing and wonderful story of a young woman's journey towards self-knowledge and true love.

Enchanted April

Enchanted April

Elizabeth von Arnim - retold by Margaret Tarner

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A delightful and romantic story set in 1922. Unhappy in rain-soaked London, four very different women answer an advertisement to rent a mediaeval castle for the month of April. There, amidst the sunshine and flowers, they rediscover happiness.

Eye Of The Tiger

Eye Of The Tiger

Wilbur Smith - retold by Margaret Tarner

Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A retold version of a thrilling adventure by one of the most popular writers of fiction.
Harry Fletcher has left a life of international crime behind him to run a game-fishing charter boat off the East Africa coast. But his past catches up with him.

Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

Stephen King - retold by John Escott

Mystery/Horror/Ghost & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A chilling tale from one of America’s pre-eminent thriller writers.
A nine-year-old girl becomes lost in the forest while on a walking trip with her mother and brother on the Appalachian Trail in Maine.

The Great Gatsbyv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald - retold by Margaret Tarner

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

In The Great Gatsby, Nick Carraway moves to Long Island where he encounters the mysterious and wealthy millionaire, Jay Gatsby. What is Gatsby searching for and what is his relationship to Daisy Buchanan? Recommended for older readers.

Goldfingerv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Goldfinger

Ian Fleming, retold by Anne Collins

Travel & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

During a stopover in Miami, James Bond meets Auric Goldfinger and soon discovers that he is not just a multi-millionaire whose fortune is built on trading gold, but also a sophisticated and clever cheat.
Shortly after, Bond decides to follow him to Switzerland after the British Secret Service ask him to check on his connections with the KGB. Bond discovers that Goldfinger is planning an elaborate and daring robbery - to steal the bullion from the US Treasury in Fort Knox.

The Jewel That Was Ours

The Jewel That Was Ours

Colin Dexter - retold by Anne Collins

Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

The second book in this series from the prize-winning writer of British detective fiction. Sergeant Lewis assists Inspector Morse to find the connection between a stolen medieval artefact, the sudden death of an American tourist and the murder of a philandering Oxford academic. Recommended for older readers.

Jurassic Parkv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Jurassic Park

Michael Crichton - retold by F. H. Cornish

Adventure/Thriller/Spy & Science Fiction/Fantasy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

One of the most famous and biggest-grossing movies of all time made Jurassic Park a familiar name in every country of the world.
Now, in this retold version of Michael Crichton's gripping novel, readers have an opportunity to experience the same thrills as the characters who visit John Hammond's theme park and come face-to-face with living, breathing dinosaurs for the first time in 64 million years.

A Kiss Before Dyingv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

A Kiss Before Dying

Ira Levin - retold by F. H. Cornish

Romance, Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A powerful, hard-hitting adult story of murder and suspense by one of America's foremost novelists, which since its publication in 1954, has been made into several very successful feature films.

A young man, finding out that his girlfriend is pregnant, cold-bloodedly adjusts his plans for marrying into a hugely wealthy and influential industrialist family. Throughout his life he has used his intelligence, good manners, charm, striking good looks, and as a last resort, his ruthless and violent strength, to achieve what he wants, and he refuses to be thwarted now.

L is for Lawless

L is for Lawless

Sue Grafton, retold by John Escott

Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy   Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Kinsey Millhorne is asked to help a local family achieve military recognition for their recently deceased father. But the authorities have no records of the fighter pilot Johnny Lee on file. Then Johnny Lee's apartment is burgled and a hidden safe is discovered. Inside the safe is a mysterious key labelled 'Lawless'. Kinsey sets out to solve the mystery, but she is not the only one interested in Johnny Lee's past and soon finds herself many miles from home with no money - and her life in peril.

Meet Me in Istanbulv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Meet Me In Istanbul

Richard Chisholm

Travel, Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

An adventure thriller set in Turkey. Tom Smith flies to Istanbul to join his fiancée for a holiday. But Angela fails to meet him that evening as arranged. The next morning Tom has some terrible news; Angela was killed in a driving accident- a week ago!

My Cousin Rachelv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

My Cousin Rachel

Daphne du Maurier - retold by Margaret Tarner

Romance, Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Daphne du Maurier's famous novel set in 1830s England. Philip Ashley receives letters from his guardian in Italy, who complains of terrible headaches. He is becoming obsessed by the thought that his young wife is trying to murder him.

No Comebacks and Other Stories

No Comebacks and Other Stories

Frederick Forsyth - retold by Stephen Colbourn

Short Stories, Crime/Detetction & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

From Frederick Forsyth, the internationally acclaimed thriller writer come four short stories; each with a surprising ending.

No Longer At Ease

No Longer At Ease

Chinua Achebe - retold by John Milne

Crime/Detection  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

In this brilliant novel, Achebe uses the 'fall' of one man, a descendant of the hero in Things Fall Apart, to depict the birth of a new age in Nigerian life. A powerful, disillusioning age of corruption dawns.

Oliver Twistv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens - retold by Margaret Tarner

Crime/Detection and Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A retelling of Dickens' famous novel about the trials and tribulations of the poor young orphan boy, Oliver. Follow his journey from the appalling conditions of a nineteenth-century workhouse to London.

Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm

Sebastian Junger- retold by Stephen Colbourn

Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A simplified adaptation of Sebastian Junger's international best-seller about the worst storm in recent times.

On 31st October, 1991, three powerful weather systems collided off the coast of Newfoundland. Caught in the mountainous seas and hurricane force winds are - amongst others - the swordfishing fleet from Gloucester, Massachusetts and a sailing yacht. Despite the combined forces of the U.S. and Canadian rescue services, the swordfishing boat Andrea Gail cannot be located and Captain Billy Tyne and his crew of six are feared lost.

A blockbuster movie based on this story was released in 2000 starring George Clooney.

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen - retold by Margaret Tarner

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

This much-filmed and highly popular romantic comedy of manners has been retold with genuine sensitivity to the original, giving the reader the opportunity to understand and enjoy the witty dialogue of one of the classic romances of English literature.
This is Jane Austen's masterpiece story of the Bennett sisters and the mother who thinks of nothing but marrying them off. Top of the list of suitable husbands are the amiable Mr Bingley and the dashing but proud Mr Darcy, whom the sisters take an instant dislike to...but is everyone as they first seem, and can appearances be relied upon?

The Queen of Deathv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

The Queen Of Death

John Milne

Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

The Sequel to The Black Cat (available at Elementary Level).
Students will enjoy this thoroughly entertaining detective story. Salahadin El Nur searches for the answer to the riddle of an ancient curse. He suspects an English professor of being involved with a gang of ruthless smugglers.

The Red and the Blackv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

The Red and the Black

Stendhal, retold by F H Cornish

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

The Red and the Black is the story of the lives and loves of a young man, Julian Sorel, who is torn apart by the two sides to his personality, the 'red' and the 'black'. Through his love affairs with the aristocratic and beautiful Madame de Renal and the passionate Mathilde, Sorel tries - and fails - to gain wealth and social standing, with fatal results.

Rendezvous With Rama

Rendezvous With Rama

Arthur C. Clarke - retold by Stephen Colbourn

Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A simplified version of a best-selling novel by an award-winning leader of science fiction writing.

In the year 2131, a fast-moving object is detected entering the solar system. Asteroid 31/439, renamed ‘Rama’, is set to enter the Earth’s orbit within the year. A hastily arranged space flight is organised to intercept it. The scientists on board soon discover that Rama is not a dead lump of rock but a huge hollow cylinder spinning along a planned trajectory. Who or what built Rama and why?

Ring of the Thieves

Ring Of Thieves

Richard Prescott

Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A mystery story with many twists and turns. Our hero suffers amnesia after being attacked and robbed but he has to regain his memory in order to find his property. The action moves excitingly between the English Midlands and the diamond-broking houses of Amsterdam.

River God

River God

Wilbur Smith - retold by Stephen Colbourn

Romance & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A romantic adventure set in Ancient Egypt.
Taita – the storyteller – is a slave owned by Intef, the cruel and greedy Governor of Upper Egypt. In Taita’s charge is the beautiful Lostris, daughter of Lord Intef. Intef has plans to wed his daughter to Pharaoh Mamose, an old and weak-willed king. But Lostris is in love with Tanus, a handsome and ambitious commander in the Pharaoh's army. Recommended for older readers.

Sense and Sensibilityv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen, retold by Margaret Tarner

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

and her three daughters, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, find they must leave Norland Park and move to a small cottage. There, Marianne falls in love with the dashing but unreliable Willoughby, while Elinor pines for Edward Ferrars, the young man she has been forced to leave behind...

This classic was made into a successful film starring Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson and Hugh Grant. Recommended for older readers.

The Seventh Scroll

The Seventh Scroll

Wilbur Smith - retold by Stephen Colbourn

Romance & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

This romantic thriller, set in modern times, follows on from the adventure described in River God.

Duraid and Royan Al Simma find the set of papyrus scrolls written by Taita, a slave to a queen of Ancient Egypt, on which he recorded the whereabouts of the tomb of Pharaoh Mamose. But before the Egyptologists can mount an expedition to search for the tomb, Duraid is murdered. Recommended for older readers.

The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn

The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn

Colin Dexter - retold by Anne Collins

Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Inspector Morse and his assistant, Sergeant Lewis, are called to a house where the dead body of a member of an examinations syndicate has been found. Morse immediately suspects murder and starts the painstaking task of discovering the identity of the murderer and their motive - in his usual highly idiosyncratic way.

Smuggler

Smuggler

Piers Plowright

Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

John Samuel Fame crosses the frontier on a regular basis. He also has some friends who are suspected criminals. When a valuable gold statue is stolen from Dama museum, Inspector Roland immediately has him followed.

Space Invadersv prodeji s audio CD

Space Invaders

Geoffrey Matthews

Crime/Detection & Science Fiction/Fantasy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

In this story, set sometime in the future, Varon, an intergalactic pirate, manages to steal one of the most valuable items in the universe. When he becomes trapped, Omega offers his help but he has his own reasons for doing so.

Sign of Four

Sign Of Four

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - retold by Anne Collins

Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Sherlock Holmes helps Mary Morstan find out the truth about her father and the man who has been sending her pearls.

Speckled Bandv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Speckled Band

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - retold by Anne Collins

Short Stories & Crime/Detection   Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Three more intriguing cases for Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band, The Dancing Men and The Red-Headed League.

Tess of the D'Urbervillesv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Thomas Hardy, retold by John Escott

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

When Tess Durbeyfield is sent by her family to seek out her rich relatives, she soon finds herself pursued and violently seduced by the ruthless Alex D'Urberville. The sad event which follows gives Tess the chance to hide her past and move on. Eventually she falls in love and finds happiness with Angel Clare, a clergyman's son. But Tess's honest nature means she is doomed to never escape her past as events force her to finally take control of her fate.

Therese Raquinv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Therese Raquin

Emile Zola, retold by Margaret Tarner

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

When Therese Raquin marries her sickly cousin Camille, her future looks as if it will be both dull and loveless. This all changes, however, with the arrival of Camille's friend Laurent. Laurent and Therese soon begin a love affair, an affair so passionate it can only result in tragedy.

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe - retold by John Davey

Human Interest  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

This movingly told story by Nigeria's foremost novelist has become a classic of African literature. Okonkwo is respected for his strength and honesty but his people are doomed by their own superstitions and the arrival of the white man.

A Town Like Alice

A Town Like Alice

Nevil Shute - retold by D. R. Hill

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

It is 1940, Malaysia and the Japanese Army invades. Jean Paget is sent to a women's prisoner-of-war camp. Joe Harmon, an Australian prisoner risks his life to obtain food and medicine for the women. After the War, Jean hears that he is still alive and sets out to find him in Australia.

Used in Evidence

Used In Evidence

Frederick Forsyth - retold by Stephen Colbourne

Short Stories, Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Three short stories with unexpected endings from this internationally popular thriller writer.

Woman Who Disappeared, Thev prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Woman Who Disappeared, The

Philip Prowse

Humour, Crime/Detection & Adventure/Thriller/Spy  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

A tongue-in-cheek story of the adventures of a Los Angeles private detective. A beautiful blonde woman hires Lenny Samuel to find her missing sister. Before long the stage also contains gunmen, dead bodies, world-weary policemen and jewel thieves. And all the while, Lenny dodges the bullets, speeding cars and flying fists.

The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders

Thomas Hardy - retold by Margaret Tarner

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Regarded by Thomas Hardy as his best novel.

Giles Winterbourne is engaged to Grace Melbury, the daughter of a rich timber merchant. When Grace returns from being educated abroad she is a different person. And when Giles loses all his money, Grace's father insists she marry a handsome doctor.

Wuthering Heightsv prodeji s audio CDobsahuje navíc 8 stran cvičení

Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë - retold by F. H. Cornish

Romance  Intermediate | 1 600 slov 

Emily Brontë only wrote one novel and it has become one of the best loved tales in English Literature.

On the harsh Yorkshire moors, the passionate and violent story of two generations of the Earnshaw and Linton families plays itself out.