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By David Prashker

ISBN-10: 0692207678

ISBN-13: 9780692207673

16 brief tales through novelist and poet David Prashker, from a love-affair that happens side-by-side at a piano, to the horrors of brutality in struggle, through secret, comedy, satire and the enigma of the human character. Like Prashker’s novels, no tales are ever alike, although all are united by means of their devoted exploration of the human , with a wry smile of wish even within the moments of private darkness.

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By Lunatik

ISBN-10: 2930538139

ISBN-13: 9782930538136

Des lèvres qui embrassent aux crocs qui déchirent, il n'y a souvent qu’un faux-pas, inattendu comme los angeles strength d’un réflexe ou d’un besoin irrépressible. Ainsi sont nées une vingtaine de nouvelles aux chutes soumises à los angeles gravité et, parfois, à l’écrabouillement. D’angle vicié en recoin obscur, los angeles réalité est toujours malmenée. l. a. narration bascule. Son héraut trébuche, rattrapé par un bras, poignardé par l’autre. Le destin ne serait-il qu’un Petit Poucet ricanant, rongé par ses névroses ? Pourtant, à l’occasion, l’amour s’invite, cheminant et badin...

De son enfance à Aubervilliers, dans le neuf-cube, Lunatik a conservé le goût des grands espaces et l’habitude de l. a. path à pied. Ses professeurs ont gardé l. a. marque de ses dents. Très vite, ils ont fait en sorte que son expertise pour les mots qui claquent aille s’exercer loin d’eux.

Aujourd’hui, cet esprit cynique, au solide caractère pétri d’humour et d’empathie, vit au milieu de nulle half, un endroit qu’il connait bien. l. a. genèse de ses histoires y résonne à l’oreille de ses chevaux.

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By Martine Marcadé

ISBN-10: 2342046391

ISBN-13: 9782342046397

Crime, suspense, amour, intrigue... Au fil de ces nouvelles, vous retrouverez le commissaire Blondeau et l'inspecteur Benoit On peut aussi y suivre l. a. vie de ce dernier et l'enquête au cours de laquelle il tombe amoureux. Va-t-il se marier ? Va-t-il abandonner l. a. police ? Que devient le commissaire Blondeau ? Nul doute que vous prendrez autant de plaisir à suivre les enquêtes du commissaire de M. Marcadé et de sa high quality équipe que l'auteur a european à les écrire.

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India Vik by Liz Gallois PDF

By Liz Gallois

ISBN-10: 0975022822

ISBN-13: 9780975022825

In her interlinked brief tales Liz Gallois captures either Indians and Westerners in new and unforeseen guises, their relationships teetering at the side, or stuck at odds via the attract and the chaos of the subcontinent.

Delicately spiced with humour this is often an exciting paintings of fiction, by way of an exhilarating new expertise, the place sexuality, loss and craving are consistently simmering simply underneath the outside. India Vik has been defined as ‘a fashionable debut’ –The Australian and ‘an stress-free collection’– reliable interpreting. ‘Her tales are little gem stones’ wrote Indian hyperlink whereas ‘at her top she is breath catching’ commented The Courier Mail.

Liz Gallois is a fiction author and sessional employee for the psychological overall healthiness evaluate Board who lives in Melbourne, Australia. Her paintings has been released in Australian literary magazines and was once an Age brief tale festival winner in 2004. She has lived in France yet has had an extended dating with India that begun with analyzing E M Forster’s A Passage to India. She has made many visits to India and hopes quickly to accept a few months or years within the seashore urban of Pondicherry in Tamil Nadu.

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Chosen Pathways - download pdf or read online

By Judy Greenawalt

That pesky, sneaky, window-peeking cat that wanders round the local, has cordially invited you to view and luxuriate in a few extra adventures of Kipper, Beauregard, and Tracker from the 2 LABS AND A BLOODHOUND, that dwell with their people in North Pownal, Vermont.

Chosen Pathways is a suite of brief tales, a few of that are informed from the canines' viewpoint of a few real occasions that experience occurred. notwithstanding, the canine have been gracious sufficient to permit their momma to sneak in and checklist a few fictional tales, for a cost in fact. Please be prompt that check used to be brought within the type of domestic dog treats, in general the fowl and yam wraps that the canines all so dearly love!

So once more, kickback and sit back, and luxuriate in the adventures of all, for each day is an event while you're owned by means of a puppy.

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New PDF release: The Nobleman and Other Romances (Penguin Classics)

By Isabelle de Charriere,Caroline Warman

ISBN-10: 0143106600

ISBN-13: 9780143106609

The simply on hand English translation of writings via an Enlightenment-era Dutch aristocrat, author, composer-and woman.

Born Dutch, noble, and free-spirited, Isabelle de Charrière (also often called Belle de Zuylen) used to be an enlightened lady whose writings-not in contrast to Jane Austen's-tackled the intricacies of excessive society, relatively in issues of affection. released while she was once in simple terms twenty- , "The Nobleman" is aPersuasion-like story whose heroine demanding situations her stodgy father as a way to marry a guy of unassuming ancestry. yet Charrière didn't confine herself to easy marriage plots and kingdom courtships. one other tale, "Eagonlette and Suggestina," is a thinly veiled critique of Marie Antoinette, cleverly disguised as a fairy tale. The Nobleman and different Romances will pride fanatics of Jane Austen and Enlightenment-era French literature.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts improved via introductions and notes by means of exceptional students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations via award-winning translators.

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By Byron Loker

ISBN-10: 1770130543

ISBN-13: 9781770130548

The narrator of the entire tales is a tender aspirant author (a surfer, a traveller), a personality who stocks little with Oom Schalk Lourens other than a wry standpoint, an appreciation of irony and a capability to watch the area in nice (and frequently sardonic) element. have been it now not for this askance view of the area, Loker do not need been in a position to enterprise out alongside the razor's part, relatively in our present time of political correctness and exaggerated sensitivities.

‘… a hugely entire debut assortment, making for unique and engrossing analyzing … his tales were likened to these of either [Herman Charles] Bosman and Hemingway. there's, that's to assert, a special and particular voice lending solidarity to this assortment… If the flat naturalism recollects Hemingway, different tales, of their intentionally straight-faced contemplation of horrors, keep in mind Bosman. rarely constitutes a reasoned rejoinder to the darkish prognostications of, say, shame: the tales don't fake to mirror in any severe method on South African realities, and we might now not wish them to.’ – Michiel Heyns, Sunday Independent

‘Byron Loker’s tales are varied from something that has been written in English in South Africa – they're clean, sincere, off the wall yet at the same time transparent moments of way of life. while they owe a lot in tone and elegance to the paintings of Herman Charles Bosman with out being whatsoever imitative. it truly is as though the quick tale culture, which was once interrupted via the dictates of apartheid, has been resumed.’ – Mike Nicol

‘In the top it really is Loker’s prose that's the singularly most crucial point in his tales. That this can be tight, spare and regulated signifies that the gathering pulses with strength, and right here lies the essence of its readability.’ – overseas Publishers Marketing

‘… a style which isn't precisely new, yet is more and more getting into its personal at the foreign literary scene, or even extra so on our neighborhood marketplace … [the] ‘short tale novel’. It includes a suite of interrelated brief tales, that are learn individually as person items of their personal correct, yet which demonstrate the entire scale in their meanings in simple terms inside connection with one another, interacting during this strategy to shape a complete that can be learn as a singular. In South African fiction, contemporary examples of this attention-grabbing … style diversity from Mary Watson’s fantastically complex Moss to Byron Loker’s freshly profitable New Swell.’ – Karina Magdalena Szczurek

‘… actual to existence, anecdotal, humorous and poignant… a truly perceptive eye for the nuances of way of life. a calming, enjoyable learn that won’t disappoint.’ – The publication Lounge

‘I loved the voice of the narrator and that i came upon those tales clean and simply various sufficient to be fascinating. – Valerie Borchardt ( – Elie Wiesel, John Ashbery, T.C Boyle, Andre verge of collapse, Ian McEwan, David Guterson)

‘… a simple page-turner, wealthy with perception into what it potential to be younger, South African … carefree and wakeful – alive with the unknown’ – form Magazine

”n kaliedoskoop van komieklike karakters en situasies en pleke … Byron Loker is ‘n kortverhaalskrywer om dop te hou … uitstekend … Dahlagtig’ – Dr. Abraham De Vries, Beeld

‘ … all SA surfers and scholars may still learn this, hilarious and genuine – beauty!’ – Bob Skinstad

‘Filled with the type of characters who say “Howzit, bru”. humorous and poignant’ – Mail & Guardian

‘Quirky, humorous writing’ – The Argus

‘Immensely proficient’ – Victor Dlamini, SAFM

‘Byron Loker is resembling a tender, browsing, slightly-less-fucked-up Charles Bukowski. His paintings is modern day South African Beat, effortless to learn, sharply saw, enticing, unhappy, but additionally very funny.’ – Surfers’ Path

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By Lolita Bosch

ISBN-10: 8439720823

ISBN-13: 9788439720829

Lolita Bosch, buena conocedora de l. a. realidad cultural mexicana, se ha guiado por sus propias preferencias a los angeles hora de seleccionar los 35 nombres que componen esta especie de biblioteca own. l. a. antología reúne a narradores, poetas, ensayistas y compositores, sin cupos de participación entre hombres y mujeres, contemporáneos y clásicos, o literatura urbana y de provincia. Un libro que, con textos de creadores como Xavier Villaurrutia, Carlos Monsiváis, Alma Guillermoprieto, Juan Villoro o Mario Bellatin, teje un mundo literario que ha sido cosido con auténtica pasión por México.

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New PDF release: Abendgebet oder Schlaftabletten: Short Stories (Für Mutter

By R. Schulte-Michels

ISBN-10: 1503127125

ISBN-13: 9781503127128

Die Kurzgeschichten ABENDGEBET ODER SCHLAFTABLETTEN der Autorin Renate H.C. Schulte-Michels sind eine echte Entspannung mit interessanten Themen und vielen Fotos. Episoden, die das Leben schrieb von unterschiedlicher Länge lassen die Lesenden bestimmen, wie viel Zeit sie vor dem Einschlafen investieren wollen. Das übersichtliche Inhaltsverzeichnis macht das Aussuchen leicht.

Passend zu diesem Buch für Erwachsene wurde das Kinderbuch STERNENHIMMEL gestaltet, das kleinen Lernanfängern Freude macht, selbst lesen zu können.

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