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A family of five children moves from London to the English countryside. While playing in a gravel pit soon after the move, the children discover an ancient and rather grumpy, sand-fairy known as the Psammead. The magical being agrees to grant one wish of theirs per day, but those wishes rarely turn out as they expect and they send them on one adventure after the other. Edith Nesbit Bland (1858-1924) was a British author, activist and poet, who published an extensive amount of children’s books...
Engels | 6 uur 12 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
When Roberta, Peter and Phyllis’ dad is suddenly and unexpectedly sent to prison, the children are suddenly pulled away from their comfortable suburban life. They move with their mother to the "Three Chimneys," a countryside house that sits near the railway. As the children settle into their new life, the railway allows them to meet and befriend a series of characters, some of whom need their help, and some whom might just be able to help them. First published in 1905 as a serial, "The Railway Children"...
Engels | 4 uur 58 minuten (jpg, 216 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
The Bastable children, which some readers may remember from "The Treasure Seekers," are sent to stay in the countryside. The children (and Pincher the dog) have every intention of being well-behaved... but is the country really large enough to contain their exuberance? Edith Nesbit Bland (1858-1924) was a British author, activist and poet, who published an extensive amount of children’s books under the pen name "E. Nesbit", which are still widely read today. Amongst her most famous novels are...
Engels | 8 uur 32 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
"The Parenticide Club" features four short-stories about a family murder, as seen from the eye of its most innocent member, who just might be the murderer himself. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) was an American writer, journalist, critic, poet, and Civil War veteran, best known for The Devil's Dictionary (1911). He dominated the horror genre as the preeminent innovator of supernatural storytelling in the period between the death of Edgar Allan Poe and the rise of H.P. Lovecraft. Bierce’s death was...
Engels | 48 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
Sixty years ago, a plague wiped out mankind and only a handful of people managed to survive. The survivors established their own civilization and rules in the wild and destructed world. Now, sixty years later, an old man named James Howard Smith walks together with a young boy through the desert. The two travelers walk along an old and long forgotten railway track with an important mission, a mission that can change the life of all the survivors. What was this plague and where did it come from? How...
Engels | 2 uur 19 minuten (jpg, 101 MB) | SAGA Egmont, København | 2020
an audio course on the origins and developments of the E.U.
Richard Griffiths invites the listener to look closer at the history and the underlying reasons behind the main developments of European integration. He passionately presents a history that is richer and intellectually more satisfying than much of the elegiac literature on the European union that passes for history. A solid and humorous account on the making of the union. Inhoud College 1 H1. The First Supranational Community. The European Coal and Steel Community H2. A Missed Chance. The European...
Engels | 4 uur (jpg, 4,9 MB) | Home Academy Publishers, The Hague | 2008