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6126. Tác giả chính: Geoffrey Trease
Nhan đề: The crown of violet / Geoffrey Trease; retold by Gay Galsworthy; illustraed by John Escott
Số phân loại : 823.91 G205; Đặc điểm vật lý: 72 str. : ilustr. ; 20 cm
Tác giả khác: Gay Galsworthy; John Escott
     *Tóm tắt : It's a wonderful time for a boy, of course, but not so much fun for a girl. Athenian woman must stay at home, must not talk to men, must not have intelligent conversations about politics or plays. So when Alexis makes friends with Corinna, agirl ang a foreigner, they have to meet in a secret cave in the hills. There, Alexis writes a p;ay, a comedy called the gadfly, and he and Corinna plan how to enter it for the nest year's Theatre festival      .

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6127. Tác giả chính: C. S. Forester
Nhan đề: Mr. Midshipman Hornblower / C. S. Forester
Số phân loại : 823.912 F434; Đặc điểm vật lý: 88 p. : ill ; 22 cm
     *Tóm tắt : 'Hornblower fired. There was a small cloud of smoke, but no bang. This is death, he thought. My pistol was the unloaded one.' But Horatio Hornblower does not die. He survives the duel with Simpson, learns to overcome his seasickness, and goes on to risk his life many times over. It is 1793, Britain is at war with France, and life on a sailing ship of war is hard and dangerous. But the hardest battles are fought by Hornblower within himself      .

6128. Tác giả chính: Arthur Ransome


Nhan đề: We didn't mean to go to sea / Arthur Ransome; retold by Ralph Mowat; illustrated by Henry Brighouse
Số phân loại : 823.912 A109; Đặc điểm vật lý: 88 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Tác giả khác: Ralph Mowat; Henry Brighouse
     *Tóm tắt : The action occurs, this time, in the south of England, rather than in the Lake District, and with just the Swallows alone. They are passing the time on the Rivers Orwell and Stour, while waiting to meet up with their father - due, at any time, on leave from his overseas posting with the Royal Navy      .

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6129. Tác giả chính: Charles Dickens
Nhan đề: A Christmas Carol / Charles Dickens
Số phân loại : 823.914 D302; Đặc điểm vật lý: 72 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Christmas is humbug, Scrooge says - just a time when you find yourself a year older and not a penny richer. The only thing that matters to Scrooge is business, and making money. But on Christmas Eve three spirits come to visit him. They take him travelling on the wings of the night to see the shadows of Christmas past, present, and future - and Scrooge learns a lesson that he will never forget      .

6130. Tác giả chính: Arnold Bennett


Nhan đề: The old wives’ tale / Arnold Bennett
Số phân loại : 823.914 A109; Đặc điểm vật lý: 121 p. ; 22 cm
     *Tóm tắt : This popular series of readers has now been completely revised and updated, using a new syllabus and new word structure lists. Readability has been ensured by means of specially designed computer software. Words that are above level but essential to the story are explained within the text, illustrated, and then reused for maximum reinforcement      .

6131. Tác giả chính: Geraldine McCaughrean


Nhan đề: Stop the train / Geraldine McCaughrean
Số phân loại : 823.914 M111; Đặc điểm vật lý: 238 p. ; 23 cm
     *Tóm tắt : It's 1893 and for Cissy and her family, a new life beckons on the prairies of Oklahoma. Along with other settlers, they travel to Florence - a town yet to be built - and prepare for business alongside the Red Rock Railroad track. But the railroad company has other ideas. It wants to buy the land for itself - and when the settlers refuse to sell, the railroad boss swears his trains will never stop in Florence again. Without the train, there is no way the town can survive. So Cissy, her friends, family, and neighbours resolve to stop that train, come what may - by fair means or foul      .

6132. Tác giả chính: Desmond Bagley


Nhan đề: Wyatt’s hurricane / Desmond Bagley
Số phân loại : 823.914 D206; Đặc điểm vật lý: 72 p. : map ; 18 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Wyatt's Hurricane: Ferocious Hurricane Mabel is predicted to pass harmlessly amongst the islands of the Caribbean, but David Wyatt has developed a sixth sense about hurricanes. He is convinced that Mabel will change course to strike the island of San Fernandez and its capital, St. Pierre. But nobody believes him, and the hurricane is only one of the problems that threaten San Fernandez. Bahama Crisis: Tom Mangan was a sharply successful entrepreneur who lured the super-rich to his luxury hotels in the sun-soaked Bahamas. Then violent tragedy struck—his own family disappeared, and a series of misfortunes, accidents, and mysterious epidemics began to drive the tourists away and wreck Mangan's livelihood. Fatally, he becomes determined to confront his enemy—and the hunt is on. Included are Bagley's introduction to the Crime Wave anthology as well as his own author biography, both written in 1981      .

6133. Tác giả chính: Arthur C. Clarke


Nhan đề: The Songs of Distant Earth and Other Stories / Arthur C. Clarke ; Retold by Jennifer Bassett
Số phân loại : 823.914 C109; Đặc điểm vật lý: 88 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Tác giả khác: Jennifer Bassett
     *Tóm tắt : 'High above them, Lora and Clyde heard a sound their world had not heard for centuries - the thin scream of a starship coming in from outer space, leaving a long white tail like smoke across the clear blue sky. They looked at each other in wonder. After three hundred years of silence, Earth had reached out once more to touch Thalassa . . .' And with the starship comes knowledge, and love, and pain. In these five science-fiction stories Arthur C. Clarke takes us travelling through the universe into the unknown, but always possible future      .

6134. Tác giả chính: Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah


Nhan đề: The young wife and other stories / Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah ; introduction by Aamer Hussein
Số phân loại : 823.914 Z103; Đặc điểm vật lý: xxiii, 129 p. ; 22 cm
Tác giả khác: Aamer Hussein
     *Tóm tắt : When first published in 1958 this anthology of short stories was considered '...the most significant literary production of Pakistan'. Due to popular demand there have been two previous reprintings, in 1971 and 1987.      .

6135. Tác giả chính: Michael Dibdin


Nhan đề: The last Sherlock Holmes story / Michael Dibdin
Số phân loại : 823.914 D301; Đặc điểm vật lý: 72 p. ; 20 cm
     *Tóm tắt : For fifty years after Dr Watson's death, a packet of papers, written by the doctor himself, lay hidden in a locked box. The papers contained an extraordinary report of the case of Jack the Ripper and the horrible murders in the East End of London in 1888. The detective, of course, was the great Sherlock Holmes - but why was the report kept hidden for so long? This is the story that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle never wrote. It is a strange and frightening tale ...      .

6136. Tác giả chính: Tim Bowler


Nhan đề: Storm catchers / Tim Bowler
Số phân loại : 823.914 B435; Đặc điểm vật lý: 200 p. ; 22 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Fin is devastated by guilt when his sister, Ella, is kidnapped, snatched away from the house in the middle of a storm. As the kidnappers make their demands, Fin's guilt is replaced by a fierce determination to find his sister by whatever means he can, and bring the criminals to justice. But as the drama unfolds, a complex web of family secrets is revealed      .

6137. Tác giả chính: Gillian Cross


Nhan đề: On the edge / Gillian Cross
Số phân loại : 823.914 C434; Đặc điểm vật lý: 72 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
     *Tóm tắt : When Tug wakes up, he is not in his own bedroom at home. The door is locked and there are bars across the window. Loud music hammers through the house and through his head. Then a woman comes in and says that she is his mother, but Tug knows that she is not his mother . . . Outside, Jinny stares through the trees at the lonely house on the hill. She hears strange noises, but she turns away. After all, it's none of her business      .

6138. Tác giả chính: K.M. Peyton


Nhan đề: "Who, sir? Me, sir?" / K.M. Peyton
Số phân loại : 823.914 P207; Đặc điểm vật lý: 72 p. ; 20 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Talks about Sam Sylvester, a teacher who wants his class to have ambition, and to do things in life. He enters them for a sporting competition against the rich students of Greycoats School. The team he has chosen think Sam is crazy. However, you never know what you can do - until you try      .

6139. Tác giả chính: J.K. Rowling


Nhan đề: Harry Potter and the goblet of fire / by J.K. Rowling ; illustrations by Mary GrandPré
Số phân loại : 823.914 R435; Đặc điểm vật lý: xi, 734 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
     *Tóm tắt : This is an Urdu translation of the international best-seller, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J. K. Rowling      .

6140. Tác giả chính: Desmond Bagley


Nhan đề: The enemy / Desmond Bagley
Số phân loại : 823.914 D464; Đặc điểm vật lý: 120Tr : minh họa ; 18 cm
     *Tóm tắt : In my opinion, this is a really good book, which grips you from the beginning and on every page it becomes more and more interesting. The language is simple and easy to understand, and the reader doesn't know what's happening at all; in every chapter more secrets are revealed, but not all of them. It's just at the end when I understood the problem, the situation that was happening, and everything made sense. I can recommend this book to people who like short, exciting and suspenseful stories      .



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