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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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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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Price: Free! Words: 5,010. 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 Treatise, 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.
Anansi The Trickster Spider - Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Eight traditional African tales retold Discover Anansi the trickster spider who 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 children whilst older children will delight in discovering Anansi for themselves.
The Green Card
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
The Green Card is a story about what change meant in the life of a beautiful person, both inside and out, who the majority of her fellow beings ridiculed, bullied, and shunned for reasons too stupid to merit words.
A Blessing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rajeen lives in India, near the bustling streets of the Taj Mahal. The boy's deformity, a badly twisted leg, creates pity and allows him to make a living begging from the tourists. It is not a good life, but the only one Rajeen knows until an unlikely friendship with a wealthy American artist leads him to an open door and a decision that could change his life forever.
Ghosts of Pumpkin Hollow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Many of us treasure memories of pumpkin season. Crisp autumn air, big fat orange pumpkins sitting on our front stoop, and the aroma of fresh-baked pies and cookies are locked in our minds forever. The folks of Pumpkin Hollow find that, every fall, more than just pumpkins make an appearance. Whether they believe in ghosts or not, the curious are enthralled by the eerie sounds of greeting.
A Trans Popstar's World: When Life Dreams and Being Transgender Collide: A Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
This book is about a trans perspective on various social issues trans people often face. It is written for both trans people and other people interested in learning about trans lives. It is based on the author's own experiences as well as the many stories of real life trans people she has come across over many years.
Adrián - El Ángel de Jehová
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Novela de ficción. Adrián es un viajero del tiempo al servicio de Jehová y vino a la tierra a dirigir el exodo y a organizar el ejército que tendrá que hacerle frente a Jahvé, el ángel oscuro.
The Legend Of Goddess Vardayini
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 21, 2014 by Nona Gota Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The unique thing about this festival is that this ghee, accumulated from millions of devotees, is collected into large drums, before being poured on the chariot as soon as it passes by. You can see that a small lake of ghee is formed right as the chariot leaves the spot. Have you ever wondered about the secret behind this odd festival? Well the story goes like this -