Category: Single Authors Short Stories

  • Download Tante Parnettas elektrische Wunden: Erzählungen (German by Diane Glancy,Alissa Walser PDF

    By Diane Glancy,Alissa Walser

    In ihrem preisgekrönten Band »Tante Parnettas elektrische Wunden« erzählt Diane Glancy vom schwierigen Leben der Indianer in den Reservaten zwischen eigenen, nur noch halb gewußten und verstandenen Traditionen und dem übermächtigen, befremdlichen ›way of existence‹ der US-amerikanischen Zivilisation.
    (Dieser textual content bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

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  • Download Dust, Wind and Dreams by Peter M. Wright PDF

    By Peter M. Wright

    "Dust, Wind and desires takes the reader to these frequently chic locals, innovations, and feelings occasionally left unvisited. stopover at Paris, France on a wet evening; find out about the burning of Jack London's Wolf apartment; stumble too close to the abyss of an deserted vertical mine-shaft as Jasmine Daltri attempts to flee her abductor; learn poignant letters domestic written through lonely Civil warfare infantrymen; stroll the previous global conflict One battlefields of The Western entrance; learn a letter to Sheila from her lonely ex-husband; stopover at Savannah Johnston as she discovers a wounded Civil struggle soldier hiding in her barn; know about Battis Johnston, the final slave; and browse how a tender boy says see you later to his brother Bobby, killed in a dead war."
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  • Download Cómo piensan las piedras (Spanish Edition) by Brenda Lozano PDF

    By Brenda Lozano

    Relaciones amorosas y familiares, enigmas de los angeles vida cotidiana, irrupciones de lo desconocido: con estos y otros elementos, Brenda Lozano elabora historias cuyos personajes resultarán a los lectores al mismo tiempo cercanos y enigmáticos, como suelen ser los amigos íntimos

    "Nos estrellamos contra lo que más queremos."

    Esta colección de cuentos reúne sucesos de l. a. vida cotidiana que se encuentran con eventos inusuales. Por ejemplo, que una niña pequeña se ponga a dialogar con un policía y le haga preguntas de toda índole, en specific una sobre las piedras; por ejemplo, que una creciente manada de elefantes reconozca como parte de los suyos a un hombre.

    Y que una pareja se think historias a partir de los ruidos que escuchan en el vecindario. Hacia el ultimate del volumen irrumpe un gorila de zoológico...

    La crítica ha opinado:

    "Un grupo de relatos siempre inquietantes y siempre sutiles." -Antonio Ortuño

    "Brenda Lozano es una espléndida escritora, brillante, divertida, sutilmente perversa, siempre conmovedora." -Francisco Goldman

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  • Download Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog's Tales: Short Stories from by Frank Murney PDF

    By Frank Murney

    Ten-year-old pink Morgan and Po Hillen are the easiest of neighbors becoming up in Newry, Northern eire, within the past due Nineteen Fifties. It’s an adventurous time for those boys who continually appear to be on the middle of a bit mischief.

    At institution, they're a part of a category referred to as 3C. they're in general unruly, argumentative, manipulative, conniving, and devious, or, within the phrases of the trendy educationalist, a problem. yet those 3C scholars face their very own demanding situations on a daily basis. they must devise options good earlier than their sessions to outwit their weary academics, plan little how you can annoy, cajole, divert, and steer clear of. outdoors university, their lives mirror the poverty and innocence of the days the place they've got a few unimaginable and hilarious events with usually fascinating and hair-raising outcomes.

    Through the eyes of purple and Po, Frogs and Snails and dog Dog’s stories takes a nostalgic trip in the course of the streets, outlets, and cafés of Newry, a small picturesque city at the Irish border.
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  • Download Enfin des bonnes nouvelles ! (Mon petit éditeur) (French by Kevin P.G. Thomas PDF

    By Kevin P.G. Thomas

    « Michaël ne le savait peut-être pas, mais en cette période chaotique de sa vie, il courait un grand risque. Ses amis avaient essayé de le prévenir, en useless. D'un jour à l'autre, sans sommation aucune, il pouvait tomber amoureux. » Une biographie végétale Une delusion de Noël Un nom de Dieu Deux histoires bêtes Deux expériences Deux leçons d'histoire Deux apologies de l'art Trois tristes nouvelles Trois frasques fantastiques Quatre fictions scientifiques Quatre contes musicaux Quatre undesirable journeys Cinq histoires d'amour Il y en a donc pour tous les goûts !

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  • Download Dove il bene è peccato (Italian Edition) by De Benedetti (Didimo) Rinaldo PDF

    By De Benedetti (Didimo) Rinaldo

    Naufragato su un’isola lontana, un giovane marinaio viene a sapere che il dio del luogo non approva il bene, tanto che gli indigeni lo fanno di nascosto. In una terra sperduta, un intero popolo si sforza di tenere allegro il proprio dio, altrimenti quello si annoia e manda una calamità. Dante, il sommo poeta, muore, e contro ogni aspettativa si ritrova all’inferno; a Singapore un timido assicuratore propone alla propria compagnia di proteggere i clienti dall’esistenza di Dio.Rinaldo De Benedetti non ha mai smesso di indagare il rapporto tra umano e divino, scienza e religione. In questi apologhi, scritti alla advantageous degli anni Cinquanta, si interroga con divertita e partecipe curiosità sul perché gli uomini si ostinino a rivolgersi a un’entità celeste che sembra non ascoltarli, non aiutarli e forse, sotto sotto, nemmeno esistere.Lo sguardo acuto ma umanissimo dell’autore coglie il filosofo che si perde nelle possibilità del pensiero e il furbo che approfitta delle superstizioni altrui, indovina un dio impotente («Esisto o non esisto?») e si diletta a ipotizzare un futuro in cui l’informatica potrà semplificare l. a. contabilità delle anime.L’autore, lo vediamo, ha un animo razionale, eppure ha anche los angeles straordinaria capacità di capire quel personaggio che si rivolge a Dio e gli cube: «Io non credo in te, ma se ci sei, dammi un segno».
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  • Download Tote reisen nicht: Kurzgeschichten und mehr (German Edition) by Angelika Stephan PDF

    By Angelika Stephan

    Ihre Augen brannten. Die Hände zitterten. Sie wagte kaum zu atmen.
    Ihr Puls raste. Schweiß sammelte sich auf ihrer Stirn, tropfte von
    dem hochroten Gesicht. Ihr Rücken wurde klatschnass.
    Noch einmal wollte sie es versuchen ...

    Wer unterschätzt wird, hat leichtes Spiel, und
    zum Schluss gibt es eine Überraschung.

    Krimigeschichten verlaufen anders als vermutet,
    Erziehungsversuche erzeugen Gänsehaut, und
    manchmal bleibt das Lachen im Halse stecken.

    Opfer rechnen mit Tätern ab,
    eine Zugreise gibt Rätsel auf, und
    ein Schuss verändert ein Leben – in diesen
    spannenden, dramatischen,
    satirischen oder humorvollen
    Kurzgeschichten von Angelika Stephan.

    Geschichten, die im Gedächtnis bleiben.
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  • Download The Woman Who Thought She Loved Men by Zofia Barisas PDF

    By Zofia Barisas

    the lady Who inspiration She enjoyed males is a publication of news that care for relationships. within the name tale a lady and a guy set out, in an alternate of letters, their specific and opposing perspectives on how the 2 genders relate until eventually they merge, on the finish, right into a mutual knowing. A look for realizing from the perspective of an interloper drives many of the tales; as in Time is going nonetheless as though Arrested in Its Passing the place the one foreigners within the parish are attacked easily for being assorted and never conversing the language. and the way that exclusion additionally creates tensions in the house and raises the father’s rages. kinfolk violence is on the root, in a few tales, of the daughter’s sexual urge for food and look for love in men’s fingers and her lack of ability to shape a sturdy partnership. there's during the e-book an try at figuring out either sufferer and aggressor and the tendency to work out that either roles are given instead of selected, and thanks to this, inescapable. the daddy who used to be crushed beats the son. the mummy who was once enjoyed through her mom and dad can't shield her son simply because she used to be taught the guy is the pinnacle of the kinfolk and he or she fears anger. combined with the family’s dysfunctions are spiritual teachings from the nuns and clergymen and society’s roles assigned to either genders and the French setting that isolates the characters extra. even as the farm, the place they've got moved from town, is an atmosphere of attractiveness and magic, a personality in itself that counteracts the substitute unquestioned teachings and offers a pleasure of dwelling to those that dwell there. The trip tales are additional explorations of ways a formative years of forget contributes to the independence of the grown baby, to the desirous to see and know the way the area works yet consistently as an observer who enjoys touch yet can't tolerate it for lengthy. Solitude has turn into the required domestic. The purpose of those items of writing isn't to pass judgement on or to allocate blame yet fairly to teach a collective ache of which all are half. every thing within the e-book is either phantasm and truth which displays the author’s viewpoint. The locations and folks pointed out don't exist or in the event that they exist the descriptions haven't any resemblance to the originals. this can be a paintings of fiction that occurs in general in a transferring internal panorama that explores feeling states brought on through studies within the outer global. A routine topic is how we're formed by way of unquestioned handed on teachings and even if unfastened will exists.
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  • Download A Collection of Short Stories by Joyce Halvorsen PDF

    By Joyce Halvorsen

    Joyce A. Halvorsen, a author from Wisconsin, now residing in Florida, has written and compiled a few of her top brief tales for her readers. Ms. Halvorsen, a former instructor and librarian, is at the moment a member of the Plantation Writer's Guild, at Leesburg, Florida. Her diversified form of writing demonstrates her curiosity in lots of diversified topic matters.

    "The style of brief stories," she says, "is like sampling a field of sweets, making a choice on one after one other, all just a little diverse. a few are mysterious whereas others are unique; a few quaint and bittersweet; others are wealthy with tasty remembrances from the prior; conversely a few are fanciful with new and strange flavors."

    This publication is moveable, effortless to accompany the reader on travels or as a probable spouse in the course of relaxation. ENJOY!
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