The true story of Joe Simpson's terrifying climb of the mountain Siula Grande. Touching the Void is a gripping story of human courage and one man's will to survive. Extra grammar and vocabulary exercises. Notes about the life of Joe Simpson. Notes about the story. Points for Understanding comprehension questions. A Picture Dictionary. Glossary of difficult vocabulary. Free resources including worksheets, tests and author data sheets at www.macmillanenglish.com/readers. Audio CD/download is available for this title.
«Game of Tag» – a story for fans of fantasy and twisted plots. The action takes place in the middle of the XXI century in the space of reality and the game. The world of Julia Syanovoy is saturated with images of Grand battles, intertwined with the development of action in a scientific Institute. To get into the game against my will – not so bad, you need to get out of it. Dynamic storytelling keeps the reader’s attention throughout the story.
The Story of Philosophy is the ultimate exploration of 2,500 years of Western philosophy. From the Ancient Greeks to modern thinkers, The Story of Philosophy brings a stunning and simple approach to tackle history's biggest ideas.Professor Bryan Magee takes you from the origins of philosophy to the present day, from Plato to Popper and into the future. This essential guide is fully updated to include thoughts on our modern society, exploring science and democracy, and posing the question: where do we go from here?Celebrate the world's most revolutionary concepts and understand how these ideas continue to shape our world. Develop your own perspectives and explore relevant issues such as modern logic and religion with this wonderfully comprehensive illustrated guide. In a world of evolving ideas, The Story of Philosophy is a fantastic resource to revisit again and again.
Millions of people know and love the story of E.T. - the little visitor from the stars. Earth is interesting for E.T. but he wants to go home. Can his new Earth friend, Elliott, help him? This is the famous story of one of the world's favorite movies.Retold by Michael Nation.
Expanded and up-to-date-the ultimate guide that explores meaning and philosophy of all six seasons of Lost Lost is more than just a popular television show; it's a complex examination of meaningful philosophical questions. What does good versus evil mean on the island? Is it a coincidence that characters John Locke and Desmond David Hume are named after actual philosophers? What is the ethics of responsibility for Jack? An action-adventure story with more than a touch of the metaphysical, Lost forces viewers to ask difficult questions of themselves just as the story asks difficult questions of its characters. Ultimate Lost and Philosophy helps you explore the deeper meaning and philosophical questions hidden within every complex twist and turn in the historic show's entire six-season run. Includes every season of Lost, including 2010's final, highly anticipated season Connects events on the show to core philosophical issues such as truth, identity, and morality Explores a host of intriguing topics such as time travel, freedom, love, and loss For fans of Lost who are interested in what the show reveals about ourselves and the human condition, Ultimate Lost and Philosophy is an entertaining, informative, and enlightening resource.