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The Night Jasmine
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poetry, inspired by the sights, sounds, flavours, aromas, textures and experiences of life in Thailand. Illustrated with photographs.
Buddha's teachings
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: Thai. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Buddha's teaching since centuries ago. This ebook (in Thai language only) is free for you to copy and distribute absolutely free. If you wish to donate towards man power and up keep, please kindly visit us at kanyanat.webs.com
לאמריקה ובחזרה
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Price: Free! Words: 77,490. Language: Hebrew. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
נחומיק בן העשר, המתגורר עם אמו האלמנה, עובר את חוויות מלחמת תש"ח במושבה, שבה משפחות רבות מאבדות את יקיריהן בקרָבות. לפני המלחמה התחבר הילד עם צעיר מקסים, נמרץ ומלא תשוקה, שלימד אותו לרכב על סוס. פעם הוא מביאוֹ לביתו- ואמו מנהלת עם הבחור פרשת אהבים קצרה, טרם יציאתו לקרב לטרון, שממנו הוא אינו חוזר... עדוּת השכול נספגת בנשמתו של הילד. התקרבות אמו אל אביו האלמן של המאהב הגבור- נתקלת בהתנגדות הילד
Sadistic Deception
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A secret cult is destined to rule the spiritual and physical world only if they could defile Angel's virginity. She trusts the heir apparent of the fraternity because he pretends to be a devout religious believer. The fraternity fails to defile her and unleash violent revenge to desecrate her marriage. Angel's Guardian Angels fight back, resulting in the most fierce battle in the spiritual world
Bushmen Stories: Mountains
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bushmen believe that in the beginning there was only a shadowy darkness all over the world. The sun, moon and stars did not even exist yet. Yet in the Kalahari lived a family with three daughters, the oldest daughter was called “Kou” or Mountains. This story follows on the previous one called Beginning and both were freely translated from the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R. von Wielligh
El puente de los elefantes
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Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Si en El viejo y el mar, Hemingway nos sumerge en la lucha de un pescador de Cojímar contra la adversidad y contra lo inexorable de un evento, en la novela El puente de los elefantes, Sonia Díaz Corrales nos introduce en una etapa del fin del siglo XX cubano, donde los personajes, al igual que el legendario Santiago, se encuentran inmersos en una lucha brutal por la supervivencia.
Camp 44
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story about love and war.It explores an African man's struggle to retain his deep affections and convictions in a time of war. The story is told within a setting of war, where violence tries the human spirit.
Deceptive Cadence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Musicians and spies in counterpoint at the twilight of the Cold War.
Missing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story of 10 pages. An 85-year-old Cochiti Pueblo man is dying of cancer, but when his daughter tries to put him into a hospital, he flees to the mountains instead to finish his final days. This story, told with a light touch of humor, won the 2010 Society of Southwestern Authors Writing Contest and was published in the 2010 issue of Story Teller magazine.
The Other Side: a Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Other Side is the second volume of short stories from Teresa Lo, and it features three new works: "Angels," "The One," and "The Island."
Planting the Seeds of Hatred
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Kent is a racist. He was raised to be a racist by his father. When he discovers some hidden papers, his world is turned upside down. He not only begins to question his past, but his own identity as well.
The Virtual Kibbutz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this debut collection of stories, you will be introduced to the kibbutz—Israel's unique, egalitarian, social, democratic experience—as it struggles to adapt to new realities. Is the modern kibbutz still guided by its founders' dreams and beliefs or is it an idea that has lost its way? These stories tell of the changes and dilemmas facing the kibbutz and of those who call the kibbutz their home.
The Banished Heart
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Paul Hoffmann, a young German Jew, dreams of a literary career. But since the year is 1933, his life takes a very different turn — back to Elizabethan England, where William Shakespeare is writing The Merchant of Venice. As Shakespeare vacillates between loyalty to a Jewish friend and pleasing his public to further his career, both he and Hoffmann are forced to confront some unpleasant truths.
Bovodar and the Bears: Part Two, A Civilized Queen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bovodar and the Bears are trapped by a cruel queen obsessed with transforming the order of the land into something backwards and bent. Will there be any reasoning with The Civilized Queen?
Search For The Bluest Sky
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story of twin sisters Rashi and Trisha; the unique bond they share and how that shapes their entire lives.The story,is presented largely through the eyes of Rashi's daughter Neeli. The cultural background of the characters in the story is Indian Bengali(People from a state in Eastern India).Hence, it was important to introduce some Bengali words,to depict the flavour of the tale.
Concierto Barroco
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: Spanish. Published: December 18, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Classics
En esta novela deliciosa, propositiva y liberadora, el autor utiliza los recursos propios del barroco: la parodia, el artificio, la hipérbole y la enumeración proliferante, con mayor liberalidad; rompe con las ataduras de la cronología histórica y adquiere un extraordinario sentido del humor.
The Questioner
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Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
At some point in the continuum of life comes the realization that one is indeed mortal. The phrase, “today is the first day of the rest of your life”, slowly becomes more poignant. Finally, the concept of one’s days being numbered becomes a constant companion. This story relates an experience of a man caught up in the end-game.
The Pillow Book of Carmen Garcia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
A disturbing journal of a young woman from rural Mexico who crosses the border into the United States where she's forced to pay her dues.
Petali di piombo
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Price: $12.49 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
1937, Sardegna, miniere di Montevecchio. La morte accidentale del piccolo Giuseppino segna l'inizio di un’inarrestabile caduta per un paese intero. In uno spicchio di realtà che commuove, che strazia, tanti personaggi riempiono la vita del villaggio. Emilio, distrutto dal rimorso per la morte di Giuseppino. Pietro, sconvolto dall'epilessia di sua figlia...
Lead Petals
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Price: Free! Words: 105,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) 1937, Sardinia, mines of Montevecchio. The accidental death of the small Giuseppino marks the beginning of an unstoppable fall for a whole country. In a segment of reality that moves, that tears to pieces, so many characters fill the life of the village. Emilio, destroyed by the remorse for the death of Giuseppino...