Category: Contemporary Short Stories

Download Two Dark Tales: Jack Squat and The Niche by Charles Lambert PDF

By Charles Lambert

A pair of aggravating novellas from the grasp of ‘the literary uncanny’. In ‘Jack Squat’, unemployed Gordon and his associate Omar see a money-making chance supporting expats purchase houses in southern Italy. yet their scheme catches up with them after the 1st domestic they promote, interestingly equipped with 4 entrances yet no connecting doorways inside of, is printed to have a depressing history.

In ‘The Niche’, mercilessly bullied schoolboy Billy Lender unearths a hiding position in a corner within the university hall and starts to listen to whispers: the voice of a mysterious pal who might help him to plan a devastating revenge.

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Download Hombre De Los Cuarenta Escudos Y Otros C (Biblioteca Edaf) by François Marie Arouet,Mauro Fernández Alonso de Armiño PDF

By François Marie Arouet,Mauro Fernández Alonso de Armiño

Los cuentos recogidos en este volumen pertenecen cronológicamente a todas las épocas de Voltaire: si Micromegas encarna las preocupaciones científicas que interesaban al círculo de Cirey -ilustrados entusiastas que censuraban con acritud todo lo que encarnaba los angeles vieja ciencia regida por los angeles teología-, Historia de Jenni, último de los cuentos escritos por Voltaire, representa los angeles furia de un philosophe que convierte cada línea en proyectil de su máquina de guerra.

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Download Parthian Words (Bloomsbury Reader) by Storm Jameson PDF

By Storm Jameson

This brief booklet bargains the dispassionate yet sharp-tongued reviews at the novel, through an outdated fiction hand, a private workout of flavor and judgment, subsidized via a lifestyles curiosity within the background and strategies of literary feedback. It stories the evergreen query of the demise of the radical, so usually and with a bit of luck introduced; the problems, bizarre to our nihilistic and infrequently brutal age, that press at the modern novelist; the influence on him and his paintings of the technological revolution; his expanding diffidence in face of the overpowering status of technological know-how in our day; the altering language of fiction; the radical as an artwork shape; the nouveau roman, and its so much refined and extra esoteric cousin, the nouvelle critique; the eruption into universal sunlight of pornographic fiction; the use and misuse of censorship. It makes an attempt to determine even if the conventional or vintage novel has a destiny and how much destiny. notwithstanding it might probably offend a good many solemn people it has no longer been written to offer offence, yet in a significant attempt to arrive a few optimistic conclusions in regards to the overall healthiness, the ethical and aesthetic worthy, of the radical in an afternoon while our minds are, as by no means earlier than, on the mercy in their worst dreams.

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Download 13 Cuentos De Galdos (Biblioteca Edaf) (Spanish Edition) by Benito Pérez Galdos,Esteban Gutiérrez Díaz-Bernardo PDF

By Benito Pérez Galdos,Esteban Gutiérrez Díaz-Bernardo

los angeles producción de cuentos y relatos breves de Galdós, se ha visto de alguna forma olvidada por su extensa obra novelística. Estos relatos breves, nos revelan l. a. poderosísima vena fantástica del autor a los angeles vez que recorren una trayectoria literaria que nos conduce desde el joven periodista hasta el autor de obras maestras de l. a. novela .

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Download The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers by Sinéad Gleeson,Sinead Gleeson PDF

By Sinéad Gleeson,Sinead Gleeson

Please be aware that this is often an abridged model and in basic terms tales by way of residing authors are incorporated.

The lengthy Gaze again, edited through Sinéad Gleeson, is a thrilling anthology of brief tales through essentially the most talented girls writers this island has ever produced.

Niamh Boyce, Mary Costello, June Caldwell, Lucy Caldwell, Evelyn Conlon, Anne Devlin, Anne Enright, Christine Dwyer Hickey, Eimear McBride, Molly McCloskey, Bernie McGill, Lisa McInerney, Belinda McKeon, Siobhán Mannion, Lia turbines, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, Roisín O’Donnell, E.M. Reapy, Eimear Ryan, Anakana Schofield, and Susan Stairs.

Taken jointly, the accumulated works of those writers demonstrate an enrapturing, unnerving, and piercingly attractive mosaic of a full of life literary panorama. Spanning 4 centuries, The lengthy Gaze again good points 22 new tales through the most proficient Irish girls writers operating this day. The anthology offers an inclusive and celebratory portrait of the excessive calibre of up to date literature in Ireland.

These tales run the gamut from heartbreaking to funny, yet every one leaves a long-lasting influence. They chart the passions, responsibilities, trials and tribulations of a number of vividly-drawn characters with unflinching honesty and constant compassion. those are tales to savour.

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Download Autour de ton cou (Folio) (French Edition) by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,Mona de Pracontal PDF

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,Mona de Pracontal

Lauréate de l. a. loterie des visas, Akunna quitte le Nigeria pour les États-Unis ; elle y découvre un can pay qui a bien peu à voir avec celui de ses attentes. À Kano, dans le nord du Nigeria, une violente émeute intercommunautaire réunit deux femmes que tout sépare : une marchande d’oignons musulmane et une étudiante factor de l. a. bourgeoisie chrétienne de Lagos. Dans Nsukka blanchie par l'harmattan, James Nwoye, ancien universitaire au soir de sa vie, repense au rêve biafrais et attend, los angeles nuit, les visites de sa femme défunte, qui vient caresser ses jambes fatiguées…

Voici quelques-uns des personnages des nouvelles d’Adichie ; ils composent une picture complexe et riche de los angeles réalité nigériane d’aujourd’hui, qui prend ses racines dans le moveé et se prolonge dans l'expérience de l’émigration, une plongée émouvante, souvent poignante, travel à journey poor et drôle, toujours vibrante d’humanité.

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Download Con Trick an Bhalla Bháin (Irish Edition) by Colm Breathnach PDF

By Colm Breathnach

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Download I dTír Mhilis na mBeo (Irish Edition) by Colm Ó Ceallacháin PDF

By Colm Ó Ceallacháin

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Download The Fall Of The Kingdoms: The Epic Of The Lost Continent by Gerard Winter PDF

By Gerard Winter

The Seven Kingdoms have been divided via warfare, the dominion of Islands was once the most powerful between its neighboring kingdoms. however, the dominion of Islands misplaced the struggle opposed to the Bashikes. King Aaron made up our minds to retreat, leaving the Royal Island to protect itself.
Throughout the Misty Sea the imperial ships sailed to the Forbidden Land; where, King Aaron had selected because the vacation spot of retreat.
King Aaron leads his humans right into a tricky trip during the desolate tract until eventually they arrives on the promised paradise. even if, their trip used to be met with unforeseen happenings.
The Forbidden Land used to be only a felony with just one prisoner, who was once impatiently ready their arrival.

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Download Collected Stories (Vintage Classics) by Bernard MacLaverty PDF

By Bernard MacLaverty

Melding his local Irish sensibilities to these of his followed west-coast Scotland, those stories attend to life’s mammoth occasions: love and loss, separation and violence, dying and betrayal. however the tales teem with smaller major moments too – inner most epiphanies, chilling exchanges, intimate encounters. each one of those impressive tales – with their wry, self-deprecating humour, their beauty and sophisticated knowledge – will get to the very center of life.

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