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Collected Works
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 316,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Canadian writer Norman MacDonald’s complete oeuvre in one edition! Four novels, plus many short stories and essays. Readers who appreciate Hemingway will enjoy MacDonald's simple yet intense tales: a young logger finding his way in the novel "Lost Magnificence", and the "Bugle Trilogy" where a boy becomes a pacifist in an oppressive regime. Essays on his literary theories, poetry, and more.
On the Nature of Poetry An Appraisal and Investigation of the Art Which for 4000 Years Has Distilled the Spoken Thoughts of Mankind
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 138,040. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Almost a library in one volume, this unusual book, written by an accomplished poet, examines the 4000 year old phenomenon of poetry. It explains the underlying power of this art form and how its effect is exerted over human hearts and understanding.
Hitler et la Philosophie Occulte dans l'Histoire Européenne
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 185,990. Language: French. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Hitler et les sociétés secrètes : Hitler a-t-il été initié?
The Mystery of Skunk Hollow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Ralph Morgan, a retired plumber discovers his rural water well contains cyanide he finds himself aided by a gorgeous redhead, Denise McLaughlin and a stunning graduate student from Kenya, Lala Ngigi, in determining the source of pollution. Their investigation leads them to a criminal network involved in industrial pollution, illegal immigration, and tobacco smuggling.
Extremely Dark Chocolates: Bitterly Amusing Thoughts on Aging, Insanity, Death, Extinction & Other Inconveniences (Bayan's Tirades, Volume 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Join the author of "The Cynic's Dictionary" on a morbidly amusing tour of life's dark underside. Gathered from the vintage "tirades" on his Cynic's Sanctuary website, these eloquently witty essays help you chuckle sympathetically at the ghastly fates that the gods inflict on innocent organisms. (It beats screaming in terror, doesn't it?) Curiously intoxicating despite the bleak subject matter.
ADRIATIC-IONIAN HERITAGE
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: Italian. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
adriatic-Ionian macro-area history of art and culture
The Interpreter: Ritual, Violence and Social Regeneration in the Writing of Wole Soyinka
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Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
A concern for social regeneration stands as the factor that animates Soyinka’s life-long involvement in social and political activism, leading to his incarceration for two years during the civil war, and his having to flee into exile during the period of Sani Abacha’s dictatorship. Soyinka expresses this same concern for social regeneration in his writings, using different metaphors.
Oliver Twist - After the Edit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,770. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Dickens's original story contains 26 Incredible Coincidences, 21 Unanswered Questions, and 5 Plain Impossibilities. "Oliver Twist - After the Edit" sticks as close to the original as possible while getting rid of them all. It is both a serious piece of literary criticism and an even more enjoyable story. Includes the sort of critical notes a modern editor would make on the original ms today.
Római hajnal
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: Hungarian. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Titkos szövetségek, rejtélyek, demagógia, ármány, hűség és árulás mozgatják az eseményeket, a következmények pedig zűrzavar, utcai harcok, vér és a hatalmi viszonyok átrendeződése. De vajon valóban minden az aminek látszik…?
Bitch In a Bonnet: Reclaiming Jane Austen from the Stiffs, the Snobs, the Simps and the Saps (Volume 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,080. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Novelist Rodi launches a broadside against the depiction of Jane Austen as "the inventor and mother goddess of 'chick lit.'" Instead he sees her as "the most unsparing satirist of her century." In this volume, he combs through her final three novels with the aim of charting her growth as both a novelist and a humorist, and of shattering the notion that she’s a romantic of any kind.
Mythorealism: When Myth Incarnates in the Waking World
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Price: Free! Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Myths are the manifestations of the fundamental mysteries. Myths are the universe expressed in poetic form- those things which are more true than the merely factual. As such they are accessible now, in the “waking world” of mundane reality, and not only in some forgotten past, some distant faraway realm, or in books of ancient mythology.
27 Views of Charlotte: The Queen City in Prose & Poetry
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Price: $7.45 USD. Words: 56,710. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Charlotte is a city of the New South and old South too. In 27 Views of Charlotte, twenty-seven contemporary authors write about their hometown in prose and poetry, in nonfiction and in fiction. This hometown anthology celebrates and reveals--from its history as the last Confederate capital to its reign as a textile center to its struggles with desegregation to its generations of shopping malls.
Essays from an Esoteric Journey
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 59,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Essays from an Esoteric Journey is an unexpected mixture of the creative and the humorous along with engaging insight. This mosaic collection of 80 essays is interwoven with the textures of the biographical, philosophical and ambiguous. The ambiguous has been embedded in the author's treks, voyages and esoteric studies in remote places, with experiences offering more than one interpetation.
The Novel of the Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Essay » Literature
Anais Nin's revolutionary writing theory, contained in one book, is as relevant today as it was in 1968, when it was first published. A blueprint for young writers everywhere.
Malandreado La Copa de Brasil
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Price: $5.27 USD. Words: 59,660. Language: Spanish. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
MALANDREADO/A: Es esa asombrosa forma de jugar al fútbol (o de amar...) de tantos jugadores brasileños/as, que con duende, gracia y picardía engañan al contrario de tal modo que, a veces, incluso, no se sabe siquiera adonde ha ido a parar la pelota…
Блондинка вокруг света или I did it my way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,880. Language: Russian. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Хочешь сбежать? спроси меня как
We Have Always Fought: Essays on Craft, Fiction and Fandom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Award-winning novelist and advertising copywriter Kameron Hurley's online rants, raves, and brutal eviscerations of media have been shared freely online for a decade. For the first time, the author collects recent essays here in a powerful, passionate compendium on craft, marketing, and celebrity broken into five parts.
Bitch In a Bonnet: Reclaiming Jane Austen from the Stiffs, the Snobs, the Simps and the Saps (Volume 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,360. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Novelist Rodi launches a broadside against the depiction of Jane Austen as "the inventor and mother goddess of 'chick lit.'" Instead he sees her as "the most unsparing satirist of her century." In this volume, he combs through her first three novels with the aim of charting her growth as both a novelist and a humorist, and of shattering the notion that she’s a romantic of any kind.
Contrappasso Magazine: Noir Issue: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
A special noir-themed issue of Contrappasso Magazine, an independent journal of international writing. This one's a grab bag of essays, interviews, and new and classic poetry focusing on noir in film and fiction.
Sözler, Yazılar, Sorular
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 90,440. Language: Turkish. Published: May 22, 2014 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Essay » Literature
Bu kitapta yer alan yazılar, Işık Ergüden’in 1990 ila 2014 yılları arasındaki makalelerinin bir seçkisi. Edebi eleştirilerden tutun da, Türkiye’deki solun mikro-tarihçesine dek çeşitli nüanslarda ve yoğunlukta yazılar sunuyor yazar bize.