Versace - a name that creates associations to sumptuous glamor, challenging sexuality and luxury. But in the “House of Versace” we also get the story of a creative genius from poor parts of southern Italy, a genius who changed the fashion world through his way of instinctively understanding and interpreting the needs of the new age. Gianni Versace was at the height of his career when he was shot to death on July 15, 1997. In Swedish.
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Fartygstyper I Swenska Ost-Indiska Compagniets flotta – In Swedish
The Swedish East India Company's operations meant a new era in Swedish shipbuilding. After the Great Nordic War, the Swedish merchant navy was minimal. The government did its part to expand the marine and as early as 1927 it consisted of 480 Swedish-flagged ships. This book was published in the bicentennial celebration of the Swedish East India Company's foundation. In Swedish.
“Allmogebåtar” is an inventory of unique material from an old disappearing boat culture and thus has a rich documentary value. The author has interviewed many of the surviving boat builders and saved some of their art for posterity. In Swedish.
This book contains 19 famous ships, from Viking ships to modern tankers, showcasing how boats have changed the world in both war and peace times. Each ship is illustrated both through paintings and through drawings, photographs and contemporary depictions. In Swedish.
Akademi-Almanackan helps you to plan your life and prevents you from missing important appointments. This pocket Windsor is from 2021 and will keep you looking good, while keeping your affairs in order.
The Swedish Academy's dictionary, abbreviated as SAOL, is a concentrated dictionary in a volume, with a limited number of glossaries, published by the Swedish Academy since 1874. This edition is from 1968. In Swedish.
This book is the ideal guide to perfect cocktail-mixing at home. The Recipes have been carefully chosen to present some of the world’s famous cocktail drinks, from classic mixes to some exotic new surprises. In English.
This is the perfect cocktail book. This book provides recipes for 1001 refreshing, classic and modern cocktails in the most imaginative variations and original combinations. In addition, everything you need to know about necessary accessories, list of words and other necessary information on mixology. In Swedish.
The legendary bars in New York are known for serving perhaps the world's best drinks. With almost 1,300 recipes, this guide reveals not only how the master mixers behind the bar at the Hudson River Club or Odeon mix the perfect Bloody Mary or Cuba Libre, but also how they make deliciously enjoyable Eye Openers. In Swedish.
The world of art includes articles and keywords in alphabetical order about countries, style eras, art forms and more. In addition, shorter or more detailed descriptions of technical words and expressions or objects. Something for all art lovers out there. In Swedish.
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for every wine-lover. Johnson guides you in your choice of wines in shops, restaurants and wine cellars. Invaluable tips for matching food with the right wine are also provided. In English.
Crime and Punishment has been called "the world's most famous novel" and is one of the world's most read books. Since it was published in 1866, hundreds of millions of readers have followed the poor student and murderer Raskolnikov on his feverish journey through St. Petersburg. In Swedish.
Sweden's History in Years is a clear, chronological reference book on Swedish history. Short and concise notes describe the events that played significant roles for Sweden's political, economic, social and cultural development, from ancient times to the present day. In Swedish.
No pop music icons before or since can be said to have been so influential on a generation as the Beatles were in the “Swinging Sixties”. This richly illustrated book charts those years with hundreds of photographs supported by an informative text, in homage to the wonder that is the Beatles. In English.
Author, Jan Olof Olsson, gives us the wider picture of the Balkans and the peculiar state of Austria-Hungary where it all began. And around the start of World War I, the shot in Sarajevo, he has built a masterful reconstruction. In Swedish.
Lauren Bacall was barely 20 when she made her Hollywood debut with Humphrey Bogart and became an overnight international sex symbol. Their romance on and off screen made them Hollywood's most celebrated couple and together they produced some of the most electric scenes in movie history. This is Bacall's story. In Swedish.
"The Arabian Nights" is a magnificent collection of ancient tales told by the sultana Scheherazade, who reads them as entertainment for her jealous and murderous husband, hoping to keep him amused and herself alive. In English.
Breakfast at Tiffany's, the famous novel by Truman Capote, published in 1958. The book depicts a contemporary writer recalling his early days in New York City, when he makes the acquaintance of his remarkable neighbour, Holly Golightly, who is one of Capote's best-known creations. In German.