Download e-book for kindle: Sur le plus haut trône du monde: et autres contes  (French by Daniel Valot

By Daniel Valot

Un magistrat devenu SDF se souvient ; quatre-vingt mins au cœur d’une émission littéraire ; un ralentissement de l. a. rotation de l. a. Terre switch los angeles face du monde ; un manuscrit vieux de plus de deux siècles dévoile l’existence d’un can pay jusqu’alors inconnu ; face aux crises budgétaire, démographique, économique et politique, le greatest président de l. a. Confédération européenne tente de sauver los angeles face...

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Read e-book online S is for Space: Meisterhafte Storys (German Edition) PDF

By Ray Bradbury,Oliver Plaschka

Der Klassiker erstmals auf Deutsch: Die sixteen populärsten Storys von Ray Bradbury, dem "ungekrönten Dichterfürst der technology Fiction". the days UK

Steven Spielberg nennt ihn seine idea, die Washington put up einen Mythenschöpfer, der parent vergleicht ihn mit Edgar Allan Poe: Kaum ein Autor hat das literarische und filmische Schaffen im Bereich der technology Fiction derart geprägt wie Ray Bradbury.

Seine 1966 erschienene Kurzgeschichten-Sammlung mit sixteen von Bradbury selbst ausgewählten Storys liegt nun erstmals auch in deutscher Übersetzung vor und macht einen visionären wie zeitlosen Klassiker der Science-Fiction-Literatur einem breiten Publikum zugänglich.

Bradburys Geschichten spielen auf der Erde, im All und auf dem Mars und zeigen das volle Spektrum eines Ausnahmeautors, von Horror bis Humor.

"Seine Begabung fürs Geschichtenerzählen hat unsere Kultur neu geformt und unsere Welt erweitert." Barack Obama

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New PDF release: The Old Priest (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize)

By Anthony Wallace

The previous Priest is a publication of differences. From the cigar-smoke-and-mirrors international of on line casino lifestyles, to the collection’s name personality morphing right into a goat-man sooner than the narrator’s eyes, to a kin drama upended by way of a miniature dinosaur within the yard, Anthony Wallace writes approximately life-changing occasions. The characters search to flee their earthly barriers via artifice and delusion, and people obstacles could be as dependent and fragile as a martini glass or as hardscrabble as an Indian reservation. In those 8 vividly unique brief tales we stumble upon dishonest husbands, neurotic housewives, out-of-control young ones, determined gamblers, deluded alcoholics, and a bunch of others who would prefer an opportunity at anything extra. a few face the implications in their activities, whereas others easily start to see what they’ve been lacking all alongside. via wry, ironic prose—and what sounds like firsthand experience—Wallace describes a comic book and infrequently inaccurate look for self-knowledge within the very unlikely locations—like the Emerald urban, a low-rent playing den the place a cocktail waitress dressed as an X-rated Dorothy deals gamblers greater than a Scotch at the rocks; or the Bastille Hotel-Casino, the place a broker dressed as an eighteenth century footman offers five-dollar blackjack to a reminiscing Holocaust survivor.  sometimes a true demon appears to be like, however the assortment is usually approximately own demons and the potential of exorcising them. The tales in The previous Priest need to do with time and reminiscence, they usually convincingly open out past usual day-by-day time to bare anything else—the current second, possibly, yet a bigger, extra mysterious notion of it.

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Download PDF by Trites Lesley: A Three-Tiered Pastel Dream: Short Stories

By Trites Lesley

A career-focused lady unearths her existence taken off track by means of an unforeseen being pregnant and its tough aftermath; a stricken health practitioner abandons her relatives on her daughter’s birthday, the three-tiered pastel layer cake within the passenger seat beside her; a tender mom needs to deal with the way to clarify her husband’s suicide to their baby. In her first tale assortment, Lesley Trites digs bravely into the dilemmas confronted by means of modern ladies who has to be every thing to everybody, as they navigate the triangle of tasks among motherhood, paintings, and love.

Written with willing perception and deep affection, Lesley Trites’s A Three-Tiered Pastel Dream unearths pearls of knowledge from the key lives of ladies who may perhaps simply dwell round the corner, drop off their childrens on the similar tuition, or paintings within the subsequent cubicle.

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Download PDF by Bruce Henricksen: Crooked Miles, Woven World

By Bruce Henricksen

those tales, touched by way of magical realism, depict lives lived alongside the shore of Lake more suitable in and close to Duluth MN. On story introduces latter-day Argonauts, descendents of Jason and his legendary workforce, whereas one other confronts a tender author with the ghost of Laura, approximately whom Petrarch wrote his well-known staff of sonnets. Characters recur in a number of tales, which circulate each other as time itself flows.

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Download e-book for kindle: Moralität und Tragödien (German Edition) by Sebastian Cmiel

By Sebastian Cmiel

Dietrich Bonhoeffer sagte einmal: „Die ethical einer Gesellschaft zeigt sich in dem, used to be sie für ihre Kinder tut“.

Und genau darum geht es in diesem Buch. Die ethical von Gesellschaften, Gruppen und einzelnen Menschen. Wie diese Personen in verschiedenen Situationen reagieren, die Nachwirkungen und die Rechtfertigung.

Was würden Sie in diesen Situationen tun?
Würden Sie genauso handeln wie die Charaktere in den Geschichten?

Was würden Sie in den Situationen denken?
Könnten Sie Ihre Entscheidung letztendlich rechtfertigen?

Es liegt an Ihnen!

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Read e-book online Fact, Fiction Or A Little Of Both? PDF

By Beverly Winters

"“Fact, Fiction Or a bit Of Both,” is my first released booklet of brief tales. After analyzing each one tale you opt if the tale is predicated on precise proof, fiction or a bit of either. It’s all in enjoyable and there aren't any grades or ratings to obtain while you are wrong.

When you achieve the top of the e-book each one tale solution could be printed to you. How perceptive are you? in the event you listen a narrative are you able to inform if it’s truth, Fiction or in all likelihood a bit of both?

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Narrativa breve (Spanish Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Sylvia Iparraguirre

«Sus cuentos parecen callar u ocultar algo, siempre decisivo, que se materializa bruscamente después del ultimate, como una revelación. Una narradora singular e intachable.» Vicente Battista


Este volumen reúne los tres libros de cuentos publicados por Sylvia Iparraguirre -En el invierno de las ciudadades (1988), Probables lluvias por los angeles noche (1993) y El país del viento (2003)- cuatro cuentos inéditos y otros tres que corresponden al libro inédito Del día y de l. a. noche.

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Red Roofs and Other Stories (Michigan Monograph Series in by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki,Paul McCarthy,Anthony Chambers PDF

By Jun'ichiro Tanizaki,Paul McCarthy,Anthony Chambers

Tanizaki Jun'ichiro (1886–1965), the writer of Naomi; A Cat, a guy, and Women; and The Makioka Sisters, was once one of many nice writers of the 20th century. The 4 tales during this quantity date from the 1st and moment many years of Tanizaki’s lengthy occupation and replicate topics that seem all through his paintings: exoticism, sexuality, sadomasochism, contrasts among conventional and smooth societies, disparities among visual appeal and fact, the facility of goals, amorality, an curiosity in cinema, and a fascination with the options of storytelling. The stories—translated into English the following for the 1st time—are: “The unusual Case of Tomoda and Matsunaga” (“Tomoda to Matsunaga no hanashi,” 1926), “A evening in Qinhuai” (“Shinwai no yo,” 1919), “The Magician” (“Majutsushi,” 1917), and “Red Roofs” (“Akai yane,” 1925).

 

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