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Book 16- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on African folklore. The Crocodile Queen rules over a unique tribe whose centuries old culture is disturbed by the intrusion of the modern world. The second story is set on a remote farm during the Anglo-Boer war of 1899. The family hosts a tramp on his way from the coast. When a Boer Commando arrives, it is the tramp who is abducted, not the farmer.
The Harshlands and Eternal Summer
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The travelers would change their world. When Panil sees the newcomers approaching, change is in the air like smoke on the breeze. But his teacher does not hear him – she believes all will be well, or so she says. Even the elder Nashat's patience and unparalleled wisdom cannot save Panil from the pride and fire of youth. And it might be that nothing can save their world from the change to come.
Form Follows Function
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Series: Computer User Fiction · All Earnest Long's Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine you get a computer and you want to do something on it, perhaps using your word processor and spreadsheet software. This is what someone does is this story, they print a form to fill in every day of their own data, they data enter it and analyse it to make scientific discoveries or improve their own life. Sounds like research but he had not training in doing research. Time will tell if anyt
Los Accidentes Pasan
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Price: Free! Words: 8,030. Language: Spanish. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Una historia que relata la vida de dos niñas que a pesar de vivir en el mismo país forman parte de dos realidades muy diferentes, un accidente logra que crucen caminos y aprendan a dejar sus prejuicios de lado.
गाब्रिएल गार्सिया मार्केज की महान कथायें
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Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: Hindi. Published: October 30, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Fiction » Classics
उन्होने अपने लेखन से विश्व्यापी साहित्यिक और व्यवसायिक सफलता प्राप्त की है। उन्होने साहित्य में "जादुई यथार्थवाद" को लोकप्रिय बनाया और साहित्य में अपना योगदान दिया है। उनकी कथाओं में समय समय पर जादुई तत्वों और घटनाओं का चित्रण होता है।
लू शुन की महान कथायें
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Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: Hindi. Published: October 28, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
उनकी लिखी हुई लघु कथायें और उपन्यास अब बहुत सी भाषाओं में अनुवादित हो चुकी हैं। इस पुस्तक में हमने लू शुन जी द्वारा लिखी तीन कहानियों का हिन्दी अनुवाद प्रस्तुत किया है। आशा है की पाठकों को ये कहानियाँ पसंद आयेंगी। हम आगे भी उनकी लिखी और कहानियों और उपन्यासों को हिन्दी अनुवाद प्रस्तुत करते रहेंगे।
Book 15- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This sketch chronicles life on the streets in the big city as seen through the eyes of two street vendors. The informal economy is, for many people, the only way to survive. However, two middle-aged women, Lebo and Dimpho, discover that having a powerful friend can also be useful in the battle for survival.
A Quick Guide to "Distant View of a Minaret"
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This particular story conveys the passive female sexual role. The sexual relationship in marriage in the Egyptian society is pushed by selfish male domination. The female protagonist in the story is like the lone minaret. She continues to exist with her solitude and never raises her voice.
The Lie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Lie by Imogean Russ is about an eleven year old girl who is molested, around the same time a murder is committed in Tuscaloosa county. Her inability to deal with her father's death, with the love she has for a friend, prompts her to tell a lie. This lie turns her world upside down and inadvertently causes the untimely death of two individuals.
Book 13- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is set in the Kalahari Desert. The shaman of a Khoi Bushman clan sends young !Goab on a mission. A drought has been ravaging their community for three years and the survival of the family depends on the success of his mission. However, !Goab’s task is put at risk when he finds a bushman girl dying of thirst and hunger. Should he abandon his mission or rather leave her to die?
Literature Help: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Charlie is the protagonist and narrator of the novel; he is quite introvert. The story describes Charlie’s experiences in a series of letters which are written to a person who is a stranger. Charlie doesn’t even know the stranger’s name.
Book 12- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Cathy, a young woman of twenty three, moves house. She is overjoyed at owning her first flat. Her friends help her with the move. The place is warm and comfortable. However, soon after settling in, things start to go wrong and she suspect that someone is using witchcraft against her. Her only solution is to fight fire with fire.
One For You One For Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Two businessmen from Tanzania start a business that at first does not do as well as they would like. That is where Prof Moto Moto comes in. When he fails Prof Pima Moto takes over. But as they say when the hand gets tired, the shoulder takes over. The shoulder appears in the shape of Prof Zima Moto. So where does the albino child come into all this?
The Lady of Wild Rose Pass
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Mountain Springs House mspringspub@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Legends tell of her suffering and determination to escape from her eternal imprisonment. Deep in the heart of the Big Bend Country of Texas lies the mysterious Wild Rose Pass. Dalton Hernandez knows better than to cross the dangerous pass under the full moon but he has no choice. Will he and Tasha ever survive their encounter with the distraught and desperate spirit?
The Sheriff of Tesco
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Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A chance encounter in a supermarket coffee shop opens old wounds for the ex-Marine and the war widow. Soon they are reliving horrors of death and murder in the Afghan desert, duty and deceit blowing in the wind. Can an icon of crime fiction save them from themselves, or will it be just another case for the Sheriff of Tesco?
Ready Reference Treatise: Child of the Dark
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 115 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 293. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The author had a very difficult childhood. It was full of prejudice and ostracism and there were several reasons for that. There were several things which were against her in that prejudiced society.
Anansi La Araña de las artimañas - Volumen Uno
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Descubre a Anansi la araña de las artimañas, tan listo como perezoso. A Anansi le encanta demostrar lo listo que es jactándose de ello y engañando a los que le rodean. A los adultos les encantará leer estos cuentos a los niños más pequeños mientras que los niños mayores podrán disfrutar el descubrir a Anansi por sí mismos.
Literature Companion: Wise Children
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 107 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 292. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
According to Angela Carter, she started working on “Wise Children” after she had come to know that she had cancer. It was really very difficult for her because she would be leaving a small son and a husband behind her.
Anansi The Trickster Spider - Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Traditional African Tales retold by Lynne Garner If you've already read Lynne's first collection of Anansi stories then you already know he is as clever as he is lazy. Anansi loves to prove just how clever he is by boasting and tricking those around him. Adults will love reading these tales to younger readers whilst older children will delight in discovering Anansi for themselves.