Murder of a stranger or a relative, in a quiet English town or a crowded American city. It happens everywhere for all kinds of reasons. Short stories by some of the finest modern crime writers.
Known world-wide as the painter of the Mona Lisa, for designs of flying machines and for his studies of the human body. He brought his scientific and artistic abilities together so successfully that he is as famous now, five hundred years after his death, as in his lifetime.
Classic / British English
Mary Lennox goes to live with her uncle in a big, old house in the country. There are many gardens round the house. One day Mary finds a garden that has high walls and no doors.
What is the secret of the garden?
Will Freeman wants an easy life with no responsibilities. But then he meets Marcus – an unusual twelve year old boy with serious problems.
About a Boy is a modern classic – a very funny story about a very serious subject: love. It’s also a popular movie starring Hugh Grant.