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OBWL4 The Scarlet Letter


  • Автор: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Издательство: Oxford
  • Категория: Книги для чтения
  • Возраст: старшая школа, молодежь и взрослые
  • Уровень сложности: Intermediate (B1-B2)
  • Серия: Oxford Bookworms Library
  • Формат: 198 x 129 мм
  • Количество страниц: 96
  • Год издания: 2008
  • Компонеты: книга без диска / книга с диском

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Scarlet is the colour of sin, and the letter `A` stands for `Adultery`. In the 1600s, in Boston, Massachusetts, love was allowed only between a husband and a wife. A child born outside marriage was a child of sin.
Hester Prynne must wear the scarlet letter on her dress for the rest of her life. How can she ever escape from this public shame? What will happen to her child, growing up in the shadow of the scarlet letter? The future holds no joy for Hester Prynne.
And what will happen to her sinful lover – the father of her child?
English Type: American English.
Genre: Classics.

OBWL4 Washington Square


  • Автор: Henry James
  • Издательство: Oxford
  • Категория: Книги для чтения
  • Возраст: средняя школа, старшая школа, молодежь и взрослые
  • Уровень сложности: Intermediate (B1-B2)
  • Серия: Oxford Bookworms Library
  • Формат: 198 x 129 мм
  • Количество страниц: 96
  • Год издания: 2008
  • Компонеты: книга без диска / книга с диском

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When a handsome young man begins to court Catherine Sloper, she feels she is very lucky. She is a quiet, gentle girl, but neither beautiful nor clever; no one had ever admired her before, or come to the front parlour of her home in Washington Square to whisper soft words of love to her.
But in New York in the 1840s young ladies are not free to marry where they please. Catherine must have her father`s permission, and Dr Sloper is a rich man. One day Catherine will have a fortune of 30,000 dollars a year...
English Type: American English.
Genre: Classics.

OBWL5 David Copperfield


  • Автор: Charles Dickens
  • Издательство: Oxford
  • Категория: Книги для чтения
  • Возраст: старшая школа, молодежь и взрослые
  • Уровень сложности: Upper-intermediate (B2)
  • Серия: Oxford Bookworms Library
  • Формат: 198 x 129 мм
  • Количество страниц: 112
  • Год издания: 2008
  • Компонеты: книга без диска / книга с диском

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`Please, Mr Murdstone! Don`t beat me! I`ve tried to learn my lessons, really I have, sir!` sobs David.
Although he is only eight years old, Mr Murdstone does beat him, and David is so frightened that he bites his cruel stepfather`s hand. For that, he is kept locked in his room for five days and nights, and nobody is allowed to speak to him.
As David grows up, he learns that life is full of trouble and misery and cruelty. But he also finds laughter and kindness, trust and friendship... and love.
English Type: British English.
Genre: Classics.

OBWL5 Ghost Stories


  • Автор: Retold by Rosemary Border
  • Издательство: Oxford
  • Категория: Книги для чтения
  • Возраст: старшая школа, молодежь и взрослые
  • Уровень сложности: Upper-intermediate (B2)
  • Серия: Oxford Bookworms Library
  • Формат: 198 x 129 мм
  • Количество страниц: 112
  • Год издания: 2008
  • Компонеты: книга без диска / книга с диском

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After dinner we turned the lights out and played `hide-and-seek`. In the dark, I touched a hand, a very cold hand. Now, because of the game, I had to hide in the dark with . . . with this cold person – not speaking, not knowing who it was. Slowly the others found us, hid with us, until we were all there – all thirteen. Thirteen? But there were only twelve people in the house!
We touched each other in the dark, counting. Thirteen. Quickly, nervously, I lit a match to see...
English Type: British English.
Genre: Fantasy & Horror.

OBWL6 The Enemy


  • Автор: Desmond Bagley
  • Издательство: Oxford
  • Категория: Книги для чтения
  • Возраст: старшая школа, молодежь и взрослые
  • Уровень сложности: Advanced (B2 - C1)
  • Серия: Oxford Bookworms Library
  • Формат: 198 x 129 мм
  • Количество страниц: 128
  • Год издания: 2008
  • Компонеты: книга без диска / книга с диском

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On a beautiful summer evening in the quiet town of Marlow, a young woman is walking home from church. She passes a man who is looking at the engine of his car. He turns round, smiles at her . . . and throws acid into her face.
Then her father, the scientist George Ashton, disappears. And her sister, Penny, discovers that her husband-to-be, Malcolm, is a government agent. Why has Ashton disappeared, and why is Malcolm told to hunt for him? Who is George Ashton, anyway?
And who is the enemy?
English Type: British English.
Genre: Thriller & Adventure.

OBWL6 Oliver Twist


  • Автор: Charles Dickens
  • Издательство: Oxford
  • Категория: Книги для чтения
  • Возраст: старшая школа, молодежь и взрослые
  • Уровень сложности: Advanced (B2 - C1)
  • Серия: Oxford Bookworms Library
  • Формат: 198 x 129 мм
  • Количество страниц: 128
  • Год издания: 2007

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London in the 1830s was no place to be if you were a hungry ten-year-old boy, an orphan without friends or family, with no home to go to, and only a penny in your pocket to buy a piece of bread.
But Oliver Twist finds some friends – Fagin, the Artful Dodger, and Charley Bates. They give him food and shelter, and play games with him, but it is not until some days later that Oliver finds out what kind of friends they are and what kind of `games` they play...
English Type: British English.
Genre: Classics.

OBWL6 Pride & Prejudice


  • Автор: Jane Austen
  • Издательство: Oxford
  • Категория: Книги для чтения
  • Возраст: старшая школа, молодежь и взрослые
  • Уровень сложности: Advanced (B2 - C1)
  • Серия: Oxford Bookworms Library
  • Формат: 198 x 129 мм
  • Количество страниц: 128
  • Год издания: 2008
  • Компонеты: книга без диска / книга с диском

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`The moment I first met you, I noticed your pride, your sense of superiority, and your selfish disdain for the feelings of others. You are the last man in the world whom I could ever be persuaded to marry,` said Elizabeth Bennet.
And so Elizabeth rejects the proud Mr Darcy. Can nothing overcome her prejudice against him? And what of the other Bennet girls – their fortunes, and misfortunes, in the business of getting husbands?
This famous novel by Jane Austen is full of wise and humorous observation of the people and manners of her times.
English Type: British English.
Genre: Classics.

OBWL6 Tess Of The d`Urbervilles


  • Автор: Thomas Hardy
  • Издательство: Oxford
  • Категория: Книги для чтения
  • Возраст: старшая школа, молодежь и взрослые
  • Уровень сложности: Advanced (B2 - C1)
  • Серия: Oxford Bookworms Library
  • Формат: 198 x 129 мм
  • Количество страниц: 144
  • Год издания: 2008
  • Компонеты: книга без диска / книга с диском

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A pretty young girl has to leave home to make money for her family. She is clever and a good worker; but she is uneducated and does not know the cruel ways of the world. So, when a rich young man says he loves her, she is careful – but not careful enough. He is persuasive, and she is overwhelmed. It is not her fault, but the world says it is. Her young life is already stained by men`s desires, and by death.
English Type: British English.
Genre: Classics.

OBWL6 Vanity Fair


  • Автор: William Thackeray
  • Издательство: Oxford
  • Категория: Книги для чтения
  • Возраст: старшая школа, молодежь и взрослые
  • Уровень сложности: Advanced (B2 - C1)
  • Серия: Oxford Bookworms Library
  • Формат: 198 x 129 мм
  • Количество страниц: 144
  • Год издания: 2008
  • Компонеты: книга без диска

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When Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley leave school, their feet are set on very different paths. Kind, foolish Amelia returns to her comfortable home and wealthy family, to await a suitable marriage, while Becky must look out for herself, earning her own living in a hard world. But Becky is neither kind nor foolish, and with her quick brain and keen eye for a chance, her fortunes soon rise, while Amelia`s fall.
Greed, ambition, loyalty, folly, wisdom... Thackeray`s famous novel gives us a witty and satirical picture of English society during the Napoleonic wars.
English Type: British English.
Genre: Classics.

OBWL4 Little Women


  • Автор: Louisa May Alcott
  • Издательство: Oxford
  • Категория: Книги для чтения
  • Возраст: средняя школа, старшая школа, молодежь и взрослые
  • Уровень сложности: Intermediate (B1-B2)
  • Серия: Oxford Bookworms Library
  • Формат: 198 x 129 мм
  • Количество страниц: 96
  • Год издания: 2007
  • Компонеты: книга без диска / книга с диском

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When Christmas comes for the four March girls, there is no money for expensive presents and they give away their Christmas breakfast to a poor family. But there are no happier girls in America than Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. They miss their father, of course, who is away at the Civil War, but they try hard to be good so that he will be proud of his `little women` when he comes home.
This heart-warming story of family life has been popular for more than a hundred years.
English Type: American English.
Genre: Human Interest.
Suetable for young readers.

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