Drawn from 3,000 years of the history of power, this is the definitive guide to help readers achieve for themselves what Queen Elizabeth I, Henry Kissinger, Louis XIV, and Machiavelli learned the hard way. Law 1: Never outshine the master. Law 2: Never put too much trust in friends; learn how to use enemies. Law 3: Conceal your intentions. Law 4: Always say less than necessary.
Selected poetry from Russia's favourite 'hooligan poet'. Read in Russian by Mikhail Kozakov and Vladimir Levashev.
Selected poetry from Russia's favourite romantic poet Mikhail Lermontov, read in Russian by Mikhail Kozakov and Vladimir Levashev. Carefully designed ambient music blends in with this recording to create that perfect poetry reading atmosphere.
"Slushajte, dobrye ljudi, starinnuju povest', drevnjuju sagu o Beovul'fe…"Krovavye bitvy i velikie podvigi, zakljat'e kurgannyh sokrovishh i chudovishhnye monstry, predannye druz'ja i podlye vragi – v geroicheskoj sage o velichajshem voitele anglosaksonskih plemen, velikom konunge Beovul'fe. On fantasticheski silen i nepobedim, on blagoroden i spravedliv, ego slovo – slovo chesti. I pust' protiv nego opolchajutsja sily t'my – Beovul'f odoleet ih v chestnoj bitve. "Voistinu, net sredi smertnyhvoitelja, ravnogo v sile tebe, Beovul'f dostoslavnyj!"
Barber Ivan Yakovlevich finds a nose in his bread during breakfast. With horror he recognizes this nose as that of one of his regular customers, collegiate assessor Kovalyov. He tries to get rid of it by throwing it in the Neva River, but he is caught by a police officer. Read in Russian, unabridged.
Politics is, we are willing to bet, the most passionately argued-over subject matter, and yet how many of us flounder around in confrontational debates because we have no grip on political theory, just a vague notion that they are all out to get us? You may be okay with standard stuff like conservatism and Democracy, but do you really know what patrimonialism is? And what about oligarchy? Anarcho-syndicalism? 30-Second Politics will help dispel this fog of mistrust and paranoia.
Whether you wish to understand the key differences between Catholicism and Protestantism, to glimpse the many gods of Hinduism, or to digest a potted Buddhist philosophy, this book is the quickest way to walk the paths and recognize the key signposts of the world's diverse and fascinating faiths. Travelling from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, and including features on key religious texts, 30-Second Religion offers a revelation of 50 belief systems in less time than it takes to offer up a prayer.
An entertaining look at what really happens in space takes a rapid-fire approach, offering 30 key topics, each one explained in neat, 30-second soundbites followed by three-minute active missions throughout to challenge lively young minds to test facts or go further and find out more. The attention-grabbing format is perfect for space. Topics range from the big bang theory and ways in which scientists think the universe might end to what we know about distant planets and galaxies.
In this exciting title for young earthlings, every inch of our planet is explored and explained, from the air in the atmosphere to the molten magma beneath our feet. Thirty key topics from deserts to oceans are covered, each presented in neat 30-second sound bites and supported by three-second flash summaries. The attention-grabbing format is engaging and immediate, giving a truly global experience.
Kolybel'nyye pesni i stikhi dlya samykh malen'kikh slushateley ispolnyayut zasluzhennyy artist Rossii Vladimir Levashev, Mariya Orlova i Anzhelika Markova. 1. Rasskazhu tebe ya skazku 2. "Zhdot nas vecherom pokoy ..." 3. Zvozdnaya kolybel'naya 4. "Khodit-brodit Droma-Son ..." 5. Kolybel'naya dochke 6. "Uzh kak seryye koty ..." 7. Zhuravlinaya pesenka 8. "Bayu-bay, kachi-kachi..." 9. Kolybel'naya synu 10. "U kota-vorkota ..." 11. Koshach'ya kolybel'naya pesnya (slova K. L'dova) 12. "Uzh ty, kotya-koten'ka...."
Do you know why Noah built the ark? Where Sodom and Gomorrah are? Who was at the Last Supper? And who are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse? 30-Second Bible offers a fast track to a working knowledge of the good book. Split into seven sections, it covers the favourite stories, parables, miracles, Gospels, prophets, personalities, battles, and politics as well as offering a brief explanation of how the Bible came about and which historical figures helped it become the power that it is.
A young writer visits the house of his fiancée to meet her father, a business merchant considered to be a member of the 'higher society'. The visit reveals a myriad of unethical dealings, hypocrisy, and formal manners and money being valued above everything else. Read in Russian. Full cast includes: Mikhail Kozakov, Aleksey Borzunov, Vladimir Levashev, Iya Savina, Tatiana Kanaeva, Yuri Yakovlev, Dmitri Nazarov, Andrey Yaroslavtsev.
Jason, Julia, Anita, and Rick discover alarming news: there is a traitor among the residents of the town, and he is plotting something dangerous. The investigation leads Jason to the place where answers to all questions may be found: the legendary Ice Land, previously inaccessible even to Ulysses Moore himself. This audiobook edition is read in Russian by Vladimir Levashev. This release is part of the Russian Audio Library collection published by Sovereign Classic, www.sovereignclassic.net.
A very unusual book is found. When it opens, you feel invaded by a strange sensation, as if someone is watching from the pages. The book is interspersed with written notes with mysterious symbols, the same used in the diaries of Ulysses Moore. There is only one way to find out what they mean and what the connection is.
Jason, Rick, and Julia realise Kilmore Cove is full of secrets. A close friend of Ulysses Moore, Dedalus has been missing for many years. He is the creator of Mirror House, concealing a dangerous secret about the Doors to Time inside his extraordinary home. And it’s up to Jason, Rick, and Julia to discover what it is before Oblivia Newton does. The House of Mirrors audiobook is read in Russian by Vladimir Levashev.
The next audiobook in the adventure-packed Ulysses Moore series to keep kids and adventure fans occupied for hours. In this Russian-language audiobook adaptation, Jason, Julia, and Rick are attempting to find Kilmore Cove's long-lost inventor, Peter Dedalus. One riddle after another leads them to eighteenth-century Venice, where Peter Dedalus' eccentric inventions are scattered around the city. The kids are convinced that each step brings them closer and closer to the discovery of a lifetime.
Who is the real Ulysses Moore? Jason, Julia, and Rick are about to find out. New secrets and new adventures await our brave time travelers. This time they are transported to the twelfth-century garden of eternal youth. This audiobook edition of The Stone Guardians is read in the Russian language. The Stone Guardians is part of the Ulysses Moore series of exciting, action-packed adventure stories. The Russian Language audiobook editions include several volumes of most-popular releases.
Anita, Rick, and Jason leave secretly in search of the country dies. At Kilmore Cove, meanwhile, Julia must quickly find a copy of the book of Morice Moreau to communicate with her friends and help them. Anita, Rick, and Jason, in fact, are in trouble. The Incendiary and their leader, Malarius Voynich, who want to destroy the country dies using their most dangerous weapon: fire. The kids are engaged in a race against time to save the country and its last inhabitant and to find out once and for all the secret of the Gates of Time.
New exciting adventures of Anita, Jason, and Rick travelling through time to discover a dying town with its underground world of darkness. This is how a journey to the Earth's core starts - a journey to the center of all imaginable and unimaginable, a journey to the labyrinth. It is here the secret of the creators is hidden. This is an audiobook edition read in Russian by Vladimir Levashev. This release is part of the Russian Audio Library collection published by Sovereign Classic, www.sovereignclassic.net.
Ulysses Moore is alive. He has always been at Argo Manor, right under the noses of Jason and Julia. Rick is discovered raiding the home of Nestor, the old gardener. Meanwhile the twins are trapped in the Middle Ages with Oblivia Newton and her henchman, Manfred. Everyone wants the same thing: to find the first key, the only key able to open any door of time. The First Key is part of the Ulysses Moore series of exciting action-packed adventure stories.