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Book 18- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is set in the 1960s. A Scottish family farms near the Nkandla Forest in Zululand where the final battle of the Zulu uprising of 1906 took place. The family has a connection with the rebellion as their grandfather was in command of the force which put down the rebels. The rebel leader Bambatha was never caught. His ghost is believed to haunt the forest. Do you believe in ghosts?
Literature Companion: My Name is Asher Lev
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel is set in a Hasidic Jewish Community in the 1950s, in Brooklyn, New York. The protagonist lives in that community but he also studies art outside in New York, Massachusetts, and Europe. As the story progresses he grows into an artist and a good Jew.
Christmas Stories: or What Christmas Means to Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
On that most special time of year, it is time to read some heartwarming stories by the fire, and hope we don't set the house on fire. Five stories and an essay.
"Main Street" Summarized and Analyzed
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The author very skillfully uses the local speech, and presents the local customs. He criticizes the small town locale. The satire in the novel is double-edged: it is aimed at the simple townspeople and at the same time it satires the superficial intellectuals who look down on them.
Book 17- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first short story, a child hitches a ride on the fishmonger’s cart. His parents are frantic with worry over his disappearance. The portrait of childhood innocence is set against the background of the political disturbances of the day where coloured people were forcibly removed from “white suburbs”. The second story is an African version of Shakespeare’s play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
Literature Help: The Kite Runner
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
According to the author, “The Kite Runner” is basically a father-son story. Even in his later works, he uses this subject matter.Although the author explores several themes in the novel, guilt and redemption come out as the most significant themes.
Tin Universe Monthly? #19
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's sort of a flash fiction document thingee so.... How do you write a description about that?
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.