Category: Single Authors Short Stories

  • Download 420 North: Stories from a Small Mormon Town and the Road by Alex Peterson PDF

    By Alex Peterson

    in case you particularly depart domestic you can’t pass back—you will go back a vacationer on your personal city. those tales were collected from notebooks and previous machine documents. a few tales are approximately dwelling in a small Mormon city and others are approximately touring. i love either, yet provided that i will be able to shuttle. an excessive amount of domestic and that i get go back and forth sick—too a lot go back and forth and that i get homesick. The stability of safeguard and event isn't complete.
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  • Download Guy de Maupassant's Tales of Adultery - A Collection of by Guy de Maupassant PDF

    By Guy de Maupassant

    those early works by way of man de Maupassant have been initially released within the 1880's. As a set of brief tales, this represents Maupassant's stories related to adultery, and contains 'The fake Gems', 'Useless Beauty', 'The Legion of Honor', 'Mother and Son', and lots of different titles. man de Maupassant was once born in 1850 on the Château de Miromesnil, close to Dieppe, France. He got here from a wealthy family members, but if Maupassant used to be 11, his mom risked social shame through attempting to safe a felony separation from her husband. After the break up, Maupassant lived together with his mom until he used to be 13, and inherited her love of classical literature. In 1880, Maupassant released his first – and, in keeping with many, his top – brief tale, entitled 'Boule de Suif' ('Ball of Fat'). It was once an rapid good fortune. He went directly to be tremendous prolific throughout the Eighties, operating methodically to provide as much as 4 volumes of brief fiction each year. a number of the earliest books, really these relationship again to the 1900's and earlier than, at the moment are tremendous scarce and more and more dear. we're republishing those vintage works in cheap, prime quality, glossy editions.
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  • Download Cranky Ladies of History by Garth Nix,Jane Yolen,Juliet Marillier,Kirstyn PDF

    By Garth Nix,Jane Yolen,Juliet Marillier,Kirstyn McDermott,Kaaron Warren,Sandra McDonald,Nisi Shawl,Joyce Chng,Tansy Rayner Roberts,Tehani C. Wessely

    Warriors, pirates, murderers and queens...

    Throughout heritage, ladies from all walks of existence have had strong cause to be cranky. a few of our so much memorable historic figures have been outspoken, dramatic, courageous, feisty, rebellious and downright ornery.

    Cranky women of background is a party of twenty-two girls who challenged traditional knowledge approximately applicable girl behaviour, from the traditional global all through to the 20 th century. a few of our protagonists are notorious and iconic, whereas others were all yet forgotten below the heavy weight of history.

    Sometimes you should holiday the foundations sooner than the foundations holiday you.

    CONTENTS:
    Introduction through Tansy Rayner Roberts
    Queenside by means of Liz Barr
    The corporation of girls by way of Garth Nix
    Mary, Mary through Kirstyn McDermott
    A music For Sacagawea by means of Jane Yolen
    Look How chilly My fingers Are via Deborah Biancotti
    Bright Moon by way of Foz Meadows
    Charmed existence by way of Joyce Chng
    A attractive circulate via Nisi Shawl
    Neter Nefer via Amanda Pillar
    The Dragon, the phobia, the ocean by means of Stephanie Lai
    Due Care and a focus via Sylvia Kelso
    Theodora by way of Barbara Robson
    For So nice A Misdeed via Lisa L. Hannett
    The Pasha, the lady And The Dagger through Havva Murat
    Granuaile by means of Dirk Flinthart
    Little Battles by means of L.M. Myles
    Another Week sooner or later, An Excerpt by way of Kaaron Warren
    The Lioness through Laura Lam
    Cora Crane And the difficulty With Me through Sandra McDonald
    Vintana through Thoraiya Dyer
    Hallowed flooring by means of Juliet Marillier
    Glorious by way of religion Mudge
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  • Download Días de ira: Tres narraciones en tierra de nadie (Spanish by Jorge Volpi PDF

    By Jorge Volpi

    Este volumen reúne tres narraciones de media distancia, precedidas del ensayo "Elogio de los angeles media distancia", donde Volpi realiza una cartografía de este género único que combina l. a. "paciencia de novelista con l. a. agilidad del cuentacuentos".

    Existe un territorio difícil entre el cuento y los angeles novela al que ni siquiera se le puede dar nombre. Jorge Volpi demuestra con estas tres historias que es uno de los maestros en ese género impreciso del relato de largo aliento.

    Entre los angeles novela y el cuento existe un territorio difícil de nombrar, difuso, híbrido. Jorge Volpi lo ha denominado "media distancia", género que, en palabras del autor, excede los límites del cuento al tiempo que mantiene una drástica concentración del fabric narrativo frente a los angeles ausencia de límites de los angeles novela.

    Este volumen reúne tres narraciones de media distancia: "A pesar del oscuro silencio", "Días de ira" y "El juego del apocalipsis", precedidas del ensayo "Elogio de los angeles media distancia", donde Volpi realiza una cartografía de este género único que combina l. a. "paciencia de novelista con l. a. agilidad del cuentacuentos".

    "Un volumen revelador y emblemático" -Arturo García Ramos, ABC-

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  • Download Il gaucho insopportabile (Italian Edition) by Roberto Bolaño PDF

    By Roberto Bolaño

    Il 30 giugno 2003 Roberto Bolaño, gravemente malato (sarebbe vissuto solo altre due settimane), volle consegnare personalmente al suo editore questo libro, che fu il primo advert apparire dopo l. a. sua morte e rappresenta una sorta di testamento spirituale e letterario. Il lettore scoprirà cinque racconti tra i più belli dello scrittore cileno: los angeles storia dell'avvocato bonaerense che abbandona tutto according to andare a vivere nel deserto insieme ai gauchos, i bovari della pampa; quella del topo poliziotto (nipote della famosa cantante Josefine del racconto di Kafka) che si aggira nella rete sterminata delle fogne alla ricerca di un feroce assassino; quella dello scrittore argentino che va a Parigi in step with incontrare un misterioso regista che forse è il suo doppio, e si ritrova a much l'amore con una puttana «come se tutti e due non sapessero fare altro che amarsi» – in keeping with citarne solo alcune. Chiudono il quantity due conferenze: nella prima Bolaño parla apertamente, e in modo struggente, della malattia e dell'approssimarsi della morte; l. a. seconda è una definitiva resa dei conti, in forma di violento, sarcastico, a tratti irresistibile pamphlet, tra lui e quella «specie di membership Méditerranée» che sono gli scrittori (soprattutto sudamericani) l. a. cui unica dote è l. a. cosiddetta «leggibilità» – ed è al pace stesso una veemente dichiarazione di amore according to los angeles letteratura.
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  • Download L'occhio del male (Italian Edition) by Joyce Carol Oates PDF

    By Joyce Carol Oates

    In questa raccolta Joyce Carol Oates offre al lettore quattro racconti sull’amore, mostrando fino a che punto possono arrivare le persone in line with trovarlo, tenerlo e a volte mettervi superb, e continua l. a. sua esplorazione degli angoli più bui e disturbanti della natura umana. Nel primo racconto della raccolta incontriamo Mariana, l. a. quarta giovane moglie di un noto intellettuale. Quando una notte los angeles sfacciata prima moglie del marito va da loro, Mariana scopre una terribile verità che minaccia il suo matrimonio e l. a. sua stessa sanità mentale. Allo stesso modo tutte le storie che compongono los angeles raccolta raccontano legami d’amore in cui los angeles tensione, il segreto, l. a. violenza dei legami e delle passioni catturano il lettore in una suspense continua.
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  • Download Tender: Stories by Sofia Samatar PDF

    By Sofia Samatar

    The first number of brief fiction from a emerging famous person whose tales were anthologized within the first volumes of the Best American technology Fiction and Fantasy sequence and nominated for plenty of awards. a few of Samatar’s bizarre and soft fabulations spring from her lifestyles and her literary stories; a few spring from the area, a few from the void.

    Praise for Sofia Samatar’s Books:

    “The excerpt from Sofia Samatar’s compelling novel A Stranger in Olondria can be adequate to make you run out and purchase the ebook. simply don’t disregard her brief ‘Selkie tales Are for Losers,’ the simplest tale approximately loss and love and selkies I’ve learn in years.” —K. Tempest Bradford, NPR

    “An ingenious, poetic, and darkish meditation on how heritage will get made.” —Hello Beautiful

    “Pleasantly startling and unforeseen. Her prose is via turns sharp and magnificent, and constantly completely managed. . . . There are lines the following too of Jane Austen and anything wilder.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

    “Like an alchemist, Sofia Samatar spins golden landscapes and staggering sentences.” —Shelf Awareness (starred review)

    “Beauty, ask yourself, and a hovering paean to the ability of story.”—Jason Heller, NPR

    “Highly recommended.” —N. okay. Jemisin, New York instances e-book Review

    Sofia Samatar is the writer of the novels A Stranger in Olondria and The Winged Histories. She has written for the Guardian, unusual Horizons, and Clarkesworld, between others, and has gained the loo W. Campbell Award, the Crawford Award, the British fable Award, and the realm fable Award. She lives in Virginia.

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  • Download Fragments d'une planète inconnue - Tome 2: OEuvres posthumes by Ariane Buisset PDF

    By Ariane Buisset

    Durant les dernières années de sa vie, Ariane Buisset a beaucoup écrit de nouvelles. Venant à los angeles suite du foremost tome "Comme un quilt sur los angeles vitre" , ce deuxième tome regroupe – comme elle le souhaitait – des œuvres variées, graves ou plus légères qui, à l. a. façon d'un kaléidoscope, constituent une sorte de testomony. Et si l. a. Terre était une planète inconnue, quel regard extérieur poserait-on sur l'humanité ? Thèses philosophiques, textes législatifs, rituels, tranches de vies, extraits d'œuvres fictionnelles..., autant de vestiges d'un métissage de cultures sur lequel l'auteur choisit de se pencher avec humour. Au fil de nouvelles décalées, variées dans leurs formes et thématiques, Ariane Buisset se moque, s'interroge, s'amuse, s'étonne. Il y a de quoi !

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  • Download Ordinary Days by Reese Whitley PDF

    By Reese Whitley

    traditional DAYS is a e-book of funny and infrequently poignant brief tales. Whitley's skill to spin a yarn deals tales for individuals from many eras of life--be they 25 or seventy five years of age.

    Regardless of even if your starting in existence was once 'on a mud road'--you have been born to a kin of means--entered the operating global with an source of revenue so meager residing in a rooming-house was once necessary--or labored your approach as much as the halls of energy within the company world--this publication bargains characters and occasions with whom such a lot readers can identify.
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  • Download TeckTales by John Mogan PDF

    By John Mogan

    "All the tales examine the interaction among sleek expertise and human relationships. every one tale offers with a special element of know-how and has a suitable atmosphere for how the fabric performs out. Dennis the Duck who seemed like a Boy poses animal and puppy issues of the perform of cosmetic surgery. additional additional bargains with the positive line among dwelling and performing. Diva Diva provides the effect of recordings on an artist, and hi hi indicates the effect of mobile phones on deafness, and so forth with all of the tales: replicate replicate is laid on the planet of cosmetics, and Water Water within the of water and dowsing. the ultimate tale, What you do not See, attempts to examine the connection among existence and porn cinema.
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