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The Architect's Apprentice

9780241970942
Shafak E
Sixteenth century Istanbul: a stowaway arrives in the city bearing an extraordinary gift for the Sultan. The boy is utterly alone in a foreign land, with no worldly possessions to his name except Chota, a rare white elephant destined for the palace menagerie.
916,92 ₽
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The Architecture of Happiness

9780241970058
Botton, Alain De
What makes a house truly beautiful? Why are many new houses so ugly? Why do we argue so bitterly about sofas and pictures - and can differences of taste ever be satisfactorily resolved? This book explores one of our most intense but often hidden love affairs: with our houses and their furnishings.
1 120,90 ₽
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The Fountainhead

9780141188621
Rand, Ayn
Tells the story of Howard Roark, a brilliant architect who dares to stand alone against the hostility of second-hand souls. First published in 1943, this novel presents a view of man's creative potential. It is about ambition, power, gold and love.
1 018,91 ₽
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Invisible Cities

9780099429838
Calvino, Italo
In Invisible Cities Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice.
916,92 ₽
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Reinier de Graaf - The Masterplan

9789077966914
Reinier de Graaf
2 294,84 ₽
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In Praise of Shadows

9780099283577
Tanizaki, Junichiro
This is an enchanting essay on aesthetics by one of the greatest Japanese novelists. Tanizaki's eye ranges over architecture, jade, food, toilets, and combines an acute sense of the use of space in buildings, as well as perfect descriptions of lacquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure.
712,93 ₽
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Planet City

9780648685821
Liam Young
3 901,23 ₽
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The Aleph

9780141183831
Luis Borges, Jorge
A collection of short stories with such themes as dreams, labyrinths, mirrors, infinite libraries, the manipulations of chance, gaucho knife-fighters, transparent tigers and the elusive nature of identity itself.
1 018,91 ₽
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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

9781784706289
Perez, Caroline Criado
1 018,91 ₽
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Aesthetics: A Very Short Introduction

9780198826613
Nanay, Bence (Professor of Philosophy an
Bence Nanay introduces aesthetics, a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste. Looking beyond traditional artistic experiences, he defends the topic from accusations of elitism, and shows how more everyday experiences such as the pleasure in a soft fabric or falling leaves can become the subject of aesthetics.
916,92 ₽
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